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Phil's Place Restaurant

101 Te Awanui Drive | Tauranga Bridge Marina, Tauranga, Tauranga 4550, New Zealand
+64 7-574 4147
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Seafood, European, New Zealand, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
101 Te Awanui Drive | Tauranga Bridge Marina, Tauranga, Tauranga 4550, New Zealand
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Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic all 4 meals were so superb no one wanted to let the others try theirs for fear of missing out.

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Whenever a few of us get together to eat out we invariably end up going back to Phils Place because-1-The foods always great. 2-We can actually speak to each other and be heard without shouting! 3-The Staff are so welcoming and efficient. 4-The view across...More

Thank lonerangers2015
Reviewed 27 November 2016

I was there for a Christmas work function tonight, absolutely beautiful presented and yummy tasting meals, our waiter was friendly, polite and knowledgeable, staff were wonderful, couldn't fault anything - would definitely go back again :-)

Thank amypie71
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Fabulous food, staff were helpful, funny and everything arrived at our table in a timely manner. Every dinner guest with us commented on how yummy the food is and all of us eat out a lot so we have a good grasp of what's fresh,...More

Thank Raewyn L
Reviewed 22 November 2016

We visited Phil's Place for lunch and were seated in a private room of the main restaurant to celebrate our 10th Anniversary. I have to say from the moment we arrived we were greeted by Joe and Penny and given such a warm restaurant they...More

Thank DavidinNZ
Reviewed 18 November 2016

We took some friends here recently and were pleasantly surprised. On booking I asked for a table by the window so we could look out over the Marina and this duly happened. We thought the menu catered for all tastes (and particularly good as I...More

Thank SusanAxbridge
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Hubby and I went to Phil's Place tonight for dinner and we found it absolutely lovely. The staff were attentive and professional. The menu is great, with the average meal costing around $34.00. I had the chargrilled lamb which was well cooked and a good...More

Thank fieryred33
JoatPhilsPlace, Manager at Phil's Place, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely comments it is very much appreciated.

Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Dropped in without a reservation for lunch, warmly greeted and accommodated. good selection of local wines, very comprehensive menu. We chose the civiche, scallops and green lipped mussels as a main. The coconut coriander smothered civiche was fab, the scallops sublime and the mussels, wow,...More

2  Thank Caipucci
Reviewed 10 November 2016

The food was very average, unfortunately. $30 for fish and chips so I expected better. The batter was gluggy and tasteless, the aioli tasted like it was full of preservatives and the salad was limp. The chips were good. While other tables around us were...More

1  Thank livetwodine
JoatPhilsPlace, Manager at Phil's Place, responded to this review

Sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your meal. It always pays to let the staff know and then we can do something about it at the time.

Reviewed 3 November 2016

Atmosphere was warn and friendly as was the welcome and service. Food was excellent so much so we had a return visit two weeks later , which didn't disappoint us either.

Thank Veronique T
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Kiamaia W
hi do you cater for birthdays...groups of approx 30
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
Can i book online.?
24 September 2016|
Response from JoatPhilsPlace | Property representative |
Yes you can book online, but best to give us a call.
Do you cater for vegetarians Cheers
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
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Te Awanui Drive | Tauranga Bridge Marina, Tauranga, 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.