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Reviewed 25 March 2023 via mobile

Under new ownership, with new name Maru. Good service and options on the menu. I enjoy their Supreme coffee and Eggs Benedict was good with their hot smoked salmon. Meals more reasonably priced then other venues in the area.

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 5 August 2022

Went here on a cold day, gas fire was not going, it was 12 mid day. There is nothing warm and inviting about this place at all. Our coffee was luke warm, ok so drank it all in one go, it was my order of...poached eggs on toast. The egg was so raw that when i touched it with the knife the yolk slid out whole ! i felt sick. Took it up the the waitress, she looked at it and said, oh would you like this cooked more. Ok, so my husband had finished his meal by the time my eggs came out again. This time the eggs were only slightly more cooked, to raw for me and the bread was not toasted, slightly , barely to say the least. this is our second time here , we only came in cause the pizza was shut. Which we had never entered, i did suggest to my husband lets go home and cook our own lunch. He said, well we here lets just try it. Waste of money ! wont be back. We are locals too, get your act together Wahi Restaurant. Brighten up your restaurant and get a new chef.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 11 September 2021

We have eaten here on many occasions and had good food even though the surroundings are shabby at best. Today some.of the food was revolting. In particular the tostada was worse than I would expect in a student flat. Soggy tostado, tasteless beef, poorly presented....Yuk. When I complained - twice - to the waiter and the girl at the till I was pretty much ignored. We won't be eating there again unless the chef has changed.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 22 April 2021 via mobile

We dined with a group of four and we’re disappointed with the lack of choice. Two of our party had steak which was tough and my chicken dish was also tough. I thought the meals were overpriced for the lack of quality

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 1 April 2021 via mobile

Not impressed with the service we received today.. the guy (older guy with tattoos on his arms, morning shift 1/4/21)at the bar who took our order was so not interested in giving good customer service. Very grumpy at us and very uninterested. I also felt...sorry for the young guy that was on shift with him as he was not nice to him despite you could tell trying his best but walking on egg shells. Food was good. But definitely won't be going back because of the lack of good customer service our group received.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 17 January 2021 via mobile

Nice way to start the day before heading out to see the Poor Knights. Excellent staff and great food. Opens early which is good if you have an early start.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 8 January 2021 via mobile

Good food, friendly service, gorgeous location, and good gluten-free menu (even though it isn’t specified in writing most breakfast dishes are gf). We were there for breakfast.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 2 January 2021 via mobile

Definitely disappointed - although others tended to enjoy so will not go into too much detail. As we are in hospo ourselves we could see several blaring issues. Hope we were just on a bad night so please go and hope you enjoy!!!

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 1 January 2021

Wahi Restaurant brews a good coffee and bacon and eggs. The Wahi big breakfast was tasty, but just too big

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 22 December 2020

The pasta was less than average (lacked at least salt and pepper and had way to much cream). The nachos were ok.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 31 October 2020 via mobile

Our meals were the smallest possible - a chicken burger with six portions of chicken each the size of a thimble , with a miserable amount of basic slaw. Plus wings that were not wings, but nibbles from a frozen mega pack. $40! So avoid...this place and go to Schnappa - similar prices, better ambience, very friendly staff and reasonable value for moneyMore

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 29 September 2020

we had the chicken curry for lunch early September and very pleased with it ....wife had seafood chowder..keep it up guys

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 13 September 2020 via mobile

Had breakfast here, the venue was warm and inviting as were the staff. The food, coffee and service were all good. Large venue offering inside and outside seating and views of the Marina. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 2 July 2020

Went for dinner and sadly a very disappointing meal all round To start with on a cold night they did not have the gas fire going and whole ambience of the restaurant is old and unwelcoming , badly in need of an update , music...was straight out of misery playbook As for the meal the garlic bread consisted of three small pieces of toasted bread with a smear of garlic and balsamic the on side of the plate that represented the garlic butter As for the Mossman curry it lacked any flavour tasted more like two day old beef stew , very over cooked nan bread that was hard as anything We are regular visitors to the area and had not visited Restaurant for over 18 months as last time was disappointing sadly it has got even worse since then and won’t be back again now Please update whole restaurant and get good food going as all locals would like thatMore

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 29 June 2020

Service extremely slow. Breakfast/brunch menu was very small. The menu was a single piece of paper with lots of stains on - not sure what bugs would have been on it. Portion very small.

Date of visit: June 2020
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Wahi Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5