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Phil's Place Restaurant

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101 Te Awanui Drive | Tauranga Bridge Marina, Tauranga, Tauranga 4550, New Zealand
+64 7-574 4147
11:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Auckland, New Zealand
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Our hostess was very attentive and welcoming, however, it did take a long time for our mains to come, which left us with rather tired and hungry children despite arriving at 6pm. The food was delicious and the portions were very generous.

Thank Emsigningin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent meal and great background music. Friendly staff fast service Overall a pleasant experience. Will go back.

Thank Robert M
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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256 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

on a sunny day this has to one one the best places to sit outside and watch the world go by. We have awesome chowder and ribs with a great rose..service was good...we will be coming back

Thank kruuza
Tauranga, New Zealand
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125 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We came on a busy night without a reservation and were lucky enough to get a table that had just been cleared. Staff were friendly and although service was a little slow to begin with due to a mix up, for the rest of the evening the waitress was efficient and attentive. Portion sizes were generous and the food was... More 

Thank Hayley A
Tauranga, New Zealand
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Went for family lunch. Service outstanding as always. Food hot and fresh. Would certainly recommend as there is a great atmosphere and staff very obliging! ! Thank you

Thank kiwiabouttown
Tauranga, New Zealand
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

A great place I often enjoy. Friendly staff, again served by a lovely gentleman tonight with amazing eyes, service is professional and friendly, food is amazing, taste and presentation is more than satisfying. Phil's place is definitely a place to enjoy dining and wining at. Always enjoy great atmosphere, relax and enjoy at Phil's place. Clean and spacious.

Thank ExplorerGG
Geelong, Australia
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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Located on the water edge near the sailing club. Nice decor and friendly service. Extensive wine list. A good selection of meals to choose from. Meals are well presented and the portions are generous, so value for money. All round, a great experience. Well done Phil. Highly recommended.

Thank Pat R
Hamilton, New Zealand
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

What more could you want for the atmosphere ... marina setting, beautiful sunsets, great food and the best wait staff in town. The cuisine is superb, probably the best value restaurant in town due to this! Friendly staff welcome and look after you all day if you wish!

Thank AndyRoseD
Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Went with friends from the UK. Had a fantastic meal, great atmosphere and fab staff. Jo and Penny run this restaurant with great passion. Well done!!

1 Thank kimchella9
Tauranga, New Zealand
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146 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

How about this then?! Take a great setting, cheerful atmosphere, add in excellent food and great wine selection, and you've got the makings of the perfect night out - just like ours was!! But don't just take my word for it, come try it yourself - soon!!

2 Thank Shayne S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Seafood, European, Soups, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, 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
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.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?