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Rye American Kitchen & Spirits

$$ - $$$American, ,
19 Wharf Street, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
+64 7-571 4138
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (17 reviews)
“steak” (21 reviews)
“fried chicken” (11 reviews)
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American, Bar, Grill, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
19 Wharf Street, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A wonderful night was had by 3 adults and 2 kids. The rump steak that I had was spot on and was also enjoyed by others at the table as was far larger than advertised. Excellent stuff. The rest of the group had fish, chicken...More

Thank Shabba_007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a slightly upmarket american burger bar great atmosphere and good service and friendly if you like american style food it is the only place in town to eat and it has a lunchtime menu for children

Thank albantaylor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I craved some meat and chose this restaurant. And I was so lucky that I did! I had a Sirloin Steak with mashed potatoes (as I was fed up with fries) and it was delicious! Steak cooked to perfection, nices Texas Butter and creamy mashed...More

Thank Nathalie S
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Decided to try Rye as American style restaurants do not disappoint. Friendly staff, good menu. Had the brisket ball entre and the meat sampler. All the food was delicious. Very happy with our choice.

Thank PotOz
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Steaks were perfect great herb butter. Kids meals were a good size. Great service and meals arrived reasonably quickly. Really enjoyed ourselves.

Thank Jonathan P
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We enjoyed our dinner at Rye. The staff are great (really helpful), and the food and drinks are overall pretty good. The menu has some good sounding American options on there. We actually had the sharing board so we could try a bit of everything...and...More

Thank Spency83
Reviewed 26 December 2017

This was our second time to Rye. The service was excellent. All the different waitresses were very friendly and well dressed (that was different last time). The kids menu on Sunday is excellent value for money. 5 dollars for popcorn a hamburger and fries (or...More

Thank FvdHPapamoa
Reviewed 27 November 2017

First time visit for all 4 so a new experience. Between us we had 3 different main meals and all were considered delicious, followed by each having a different dessert. Once again great food. All staff where extremely polite and helpful and the smiles never...More

Thank Doug S
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

A tad on the expensive side, but seriously great mains by everyone, we had a group of 15. Half of us managed to squeeze in a dessert as well which were again fantastic. Probably best meal I had in Tauranga over 12 different spots. Some...More

Thank Nathan T
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Such delicious food! And the waiting staff were really friendly and attentive, but not in your face attentive...

Thank Brian19561968
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Questions & Answers
29 October 2017|
Response from josh f | Property representative |
We sure do!! Jump on our Facebook page or website to check it out!
19 June 2016|
Response from josh f | Property representative |
We sure do its served with pork!!
19 June 2016|
Response from josh f | Property representative |
Not on the current menu sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Wharf Street, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-571 4138
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