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Pacifica Kaimoana Restaurant

209 Marine Parade, Napier 4001, New Zealand
+64 6-833 6335
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good13%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
209 Marine Parade, Napier 4001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Chef and owner Jeremy Rameka creates new and unique flavors and dishes. It’s a incredible dining experience. We love it all, it’s different and so full of flavor we love that it’s not the same as what everyone else is doing. We highly recommend you...More

Thank kimdavis4
Reviewed 4 days ago

So we heard about this small restaurant in a small town winning many awards in the food industry, so being foodies we decided to try it. We made a booking for 6 people. Service was great - super friendly staff made sure we were comfortable,...More

Thank greenflubber
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had been looking forward to this dinner and it did not disappoint. We had a reserved table for two. The dining room filled up by 8pm. The wait staff explained the degustation menu. There are 5 courses, 4 with fish plus dessert or 2...More

Thank Phoeberoe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our travelling companions had been before and enjoyed it so much this was a must do on our weekend of decadence. Saturday evening and the place was warm and busy. Friendly welcoming staff. A delightful premises and very easy to get too being on Marine...More

Thank Nicola W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just as good as 2 years ago. Unfortunately for Napier the restaurant has been sold! We can only hope the the new chef is as good. Follow Jeremy to Kakahi.

Thank EcclestonUK
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Having tried to get in the night before and not been able we were quite excited to get a table (surprisingly with only 1/3 of the covers being used). Service: 50:50. One waitress was pleasant, informative and personable. The other, not so much... Menu: It...More

1  Thank Tom L
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

This award winning restaurant was simply superb. The 5 course fish degustation was rich and varied and exquisite. Highlights were the smoked warehau mouse and the mushroom and asparagus pasta. Let’s not forget the detail of the halved whitebait, the flounder, the mussels, and cheese...More

Thank Tommydeee
Reviewed 30 September 2018

This was the worst meal ever experienced in our lives. The 5 course degustation meal was nothing but a mushed up mousse concoction for the first 4 courses. In particular, the 4th course of chicken and bone marrow not only smelled and tasted horrible, but...More

Thank koreenn
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Went for dinner. Mind blowing goodness. Some Guest Chef in the house. Passion was evident - those folk did not stop for a minute jostling the whole evening to deliver course after course after course. Next time we want to pair the wine option that...More

Thank MorganA597
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Finally went to Pacifica Kaimoana and order the five course seafood menu (they have a 5 course non-seafood menu as well). I was told the first 2 courses are shared by both menu. The first 2 courses are just OK - nothing bad but is...More

1  Thank Owen L
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Response from kimdavis4 | Reviewed this property |
all the other responses are great, there is also a free camping site in Te Awanga, close to 3 wineries, Elephant Hill, Clearview Estate and Te Awanga Estate, you should include wine tastings into your trip. only 15 minutes... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 Marine Parade, Napier 4001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-833 6335
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