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Alfresco's Restaurant and Bar

6 Marsden Road, Paihia 0247, New Zealand
+64 9-402 6797
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood platter” (78 reviews)
“lamb” (38 reviews)
“salad” (36 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Seafood, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6 Marsden Road, Paihia 0247, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The restaurant is situated at the southern end of the main road through the town, and just a few minutes from our accommodation. It was also reasonably full on a Wednesday night in spring which is always a good sign. The decor is quirky but...More

Thank TheLawMan78
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have eaten here before when visiting NZ a couple of year ago and went back again this time to see if it was still as good. YEP it was awesome. We had lunch there during the week and decided to return for the Sunday...More

Thank chick1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From our last visit which was a total disaster there has been a massive improvement in the food and staff. Staff were very good in checking our meal was ok and informing us when food was coming.Meat was a little over cooked but still very...More

Thank Skdmrk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered steak and that is not cheap so you expect it to be good. Mine was good, but my boyfriend asked for medium done, but got well done (dry) and a lot of fat. Also the service was disapointing, you expect them to explain...More

Thank Ssss00
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for Sunday lunch last weekend, Ended up having the roast the food was great the price was great. Too top it off they had live music in the background and happy hour so I had great food some lovely entertainment and cheap drink,...More

Thank cazzajam
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited at lunch time on a weekday and it was not busy at all. Friendly staff took out toys and blocks for the children. Heaps of items to choose from the menu. Mini pizza from the kids menu is cute.

Thank LilyChak
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were here on our first night in NZ, it was recommended by the place we stayed in. The staff were great, they even came out to our lodge to pick us up and drop us back after. Food was good and the decor was...More

Thank mikeyskay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to this restaurant twice (lunch and dinner). There was lots of choice and the food was good. The location (opposite the ocean) was beautiful.

Thank triciabcabs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff are very friendly and the restaurant has a local drop off and pick up service. The restaurant is in need of a make over. The fish and chip meal that we ordered was ok but the portions were very small. The meals were...More

Thank Dianne75
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate at this restaurant every night we were in Paihia as it was delicious, the service was great and it was within walking distance of the hotel. Excellent mussels!!

Thank Joni L
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25 October 2017|
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Response from Alfrescos Resta... P | Property representative |
hi sorry for the late reply but we are not open on Christmas day.. but while you are here in the bay you must try our new summer menu .. hope to serve you soon
17 December 2016|
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Response from SunshineCoastView | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do so go and enjoy
17 December 2016|
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Response from Ngatiwhatua | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Marsden Road, Paihia 0247, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
  • Phone Number: +64 9-402 6797
  • E-mail
UNLIKE MOST PLACES WE NEVER CHARGE HOLIDAY SURCHARGE Live Music Every Sunday Afternoon 3pm - 6pm. Happy Hour Everyday 3pm - 6pm Alfresco's is a family run business that is open everyday from 8.00Am serving freshly produced food and excellent coffee. We strive to give great service anytime of the day.
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