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Phil's Place Restaurant

$$ - $$$Seafood, European,
101 Te Awanui Drive | Tauranga Bridge Marina, Tauranga 4550, New Zealand
+64 7-574 4147
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pork belly” (23 reviews)
“laksa” (3 reviews)
“mash” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 8:30 PMAll hours
Seafood, European, New Zealand, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
101 Te Awanui Drive | Tauranga Bridge Marina, Tauranga 4550, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 January 2015 via mobile

Ordered tapas, everything was beautiful from the chicken morsels to the lamb cutlets. Awesome view and very friendly staff. Cost us 115 for five small platters, drinks and desert. Lose a point for not being able to make a decent lemon lime and bitters.

Thank Leigh-Anne P
Reviewed 21 December 2014

Have been here twice and both times steak was overcooked, first time a few months ago was better than the December time as December visit got very over cooked entree lamb racks and overcooked steak this was even when I mentioned specifically to the waitress...More

Thank Judith B
Reviewed 21 December 2014 via mobile

Had a lovely work lunch here. Menu options were great and all the food was lovely. Service was great and we were able to carry on in the sun after lunch to have a few wines.

1  Thank Localkiwii
Reviewed 20 December 2014 via mobile

Had a lovely lunch here with my hubby. Calamari was priced well at $14 for lunch and of good portion sizes. I was served a bubbly which was a bit flat and the waitress promptly returned with a fresh glass an apology. Perfect. Intimate atmosphere...More

Thank FrancesJH
Reviewed 19 December 2014

We went hear on the 24th October and just could not fault our meals, however we returned on 10th December to find a reduced menu choice, over cooked entree Lamb Racks, over cooked Steak and Pork Belly main arrived cold, when we told them about...More

2  Thank pamK4175JG
Reviewed 17 December 2014

We have been here for tea so had recommended it for a lunch time visit. Was not disappointed. Meal was excellent. Good size - no sides required. All the meals were well presented. Service was excellent. Place was busy but didn't have to wait too...More

Thank 2014angela52
Reviewed 17 December 2014

The staff here are just as great as the last time we visited. However on this visit I didn't think that the food was as good as our last visit. I had the lamb rack, and felt that it was a bit overcooked, However it...More

1  Thank ZaZaPapamoa
Reviewed 15 December 2014

We were a booked group of 25 and the place was packed but the menue was set so there should not have been a problem but the meal took 3 hrs and the waiters had to ask who had what our table being last all...More

1  Thank Pd2289
Reviewed 27 October 2014

before going over to Mount Maunganui for the weekend I had come upon Phil's place on line while looking at nice inexpensive restaurants that catered for our simple food palates. On Sunday night we went here for dinner and we were not disappointed. We shared...More

2  Thank Jenny M
Reviewed 14 October 2014

Had a fabulous meal here. Staff very friendly. Great view of the water. Perfect for a romantic dinner. Good size meals with vegetables no extra sides needed

1  Thank 2014angela52
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Kiamaia W
17 March 2017|
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Response from HelenWindle | Reviewed this property |
they do have a function room so give them a call
William P
24 September 2016|
Response from JoatPhilsPlace | Property representative |
Yes you can book online, but best to give us a call.
31 August 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Te Awanui Drive | Tauranga Bridge Marina, Tauranga 4550, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-574 4147
  • E-mail
Open 7 days a week from 11.30 am and serving food all day. We are located right on the waters edge at the Tauranga Bridge Marina.
Large menus to suit all ages and we do have children"s portions available.
Friendly staff in a wonderful ambiance. Delicious food and affordable prices.No surcharge on public holidays.
Closed Christmas Day , 26th and 27th December and Good Friday.
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