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Schnappa Rock

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Tutukaka Marina, Tutukaka 0173, New Zealand
+64 9-434 3774
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“mussels” (41 reviews)
“pork belly” (19 reviews)
“creme brulee” (11 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Tutukaka Marina, Tutukaka 0173, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Friendly staff. Good atmosphere. Not expensive. The bar menu was enough. I had to ask them to take away my meal as I just kept eating after I was full. Good beer and some colorful locals.

Thank spoons110
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very tasty well presented meal. Good value, nice ambiance. The waiting staff were really friendly and helpful

Thank Bert V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautifully presented and delicious food. Fish of the day was line caught snapper. Couldn't ask for fresher. The pumpkin puree which the fish rested on as well as the other cooked to perfection vegetables, was amazing. Not a cheap meal but every mouth full was...More

Thank nz0064
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not cheap, but the chef could work anywhere in the world! We had twice cooked pork belly and Kapalua and wonderfully done vegetables.

Thank BrisbaneJim
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely casual cafe/restaurant near the marina. Reasonably priced lunch ($17-$24) with a wide choice of beers, and truly a luscious desserts. If you go on a Sunday there’s live music - just a tinkly guitar in the background. Great place to hand...More

Thank Josie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dropped in on spec - only restaurant/bar open, as ANZAC day. Wasn't disappointed, excellent burgers and a creme brulee to die for. Add friendly service and good beer selection - what more could you ask for. Slightly on the expensive side, particularly with the 15%...More

Thank Arte1
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went to Schnappa Rock for lunch with family. Had an absolutely delicious chicken burger with fries and tomato chutney style sauce. The burger was on a ciabatta bun filled to the brim with salad goodies and beetroot. Our plates all went back completely empty which...More

Thank Jayceen1257
Reviewed 21 April 2018

We only had a coffee one morning and then cocktails that night, but in both cases the quality was excellent and the service was fast and friendly.

Thank markschultz_nz
Reviewed 20 April 2018

This has a very tropical, nautical Polynesian vibe in terms of its construction, decor and rather random layout. It reminded me of places in Tahiti, Cook Islands and Fiji. The food was excellent and service also professional and first class. There was not a single...More

Thank Dr Benjamin P
Reviewed 3 April 2018

We really enjoyed our meal here and were nicely surprised by the vegetarian option (Halloumi stacked high on a crispy polenta cake with a cauliflower puree and chimichurri drizzle and micro greens). Nice atmosphere and decent service. Would recommend.

Thank EloKids13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Bar, Seafood, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tutukaka Marina, Tutukaka 0173, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Tutukaka
  • Phone Number: +64 9-434 3774
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On the Marina in Tutukaka, gateway to the Poor Knights Marine Reserve. Schnappa Rock offer a unique dining experience in lovely setting. Open 7 Days from 8am
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