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Rye American Kitchen & Spirits

$$ - $$$American, ,
19 Wharf Street, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
+64 7-571 4138
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (18 reviews)
“steak” (22 reviews)
“fried chicken” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Grill, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
19 Wharf Street, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
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181 - 190 of 204 reviews

Reviewed 30 March 2015

I visited this Restaurant a few weeks ago for Lunch. I was pleased to see that Rye had started opening for lunch as previously when I had tried to go there with a couple of friends they were closed. The menu here was very American...More

Thank librarychicknz
Reviewed 18 March 2015

The atmosphere is very cool given that the space is cavernous. Americana but no kitch. Be warned the servings are generous. Our young American waiter, Jay, was charming, helpful and on to it. The food according to my California born beloved is a trip down...More

Thank anniemcd3012
Reviewed 18 March 2015

I am still salivating over the meal my partner and I had here 3 weekends ago. It was DELICIOUS!!! he had the Char-Grilled aged savannah Sirloin w/ crispy potato skins,dill pickles, Kimchi hollandaise & slaw - the meat was cooked to perfection and the kimchi...More

Thank hotelier90
Reviewed 9 March 2015

We had a fantastic meal here the other night, the flavors and sauces really were outstanding !! All five of us couldn't stop raving to how delicious the food tasted and we are all very keen to return. One couldn't fault the place, the service...More

1  Thank RugbyMadKiwi
josh f, Owner at Rye American Kitchen & Spirits, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2015

Thank you for taking the time out to review us! I'm happy you loved everything... we aim to please!! and to get such a great review is very satisfying!

Reviewed 1 March 2015

I went to this restaurant on the strength of being given a discount voucher at the gym which I attend. Since then I have been on three further occasions in the last month and have enjoyed the food and the ambience highly on each visit....More

4  Thank Trevordunco
josh f, Owner at Rye American Kitchen & Spirits, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2015

Thanks for the review! I'm glad you are enjoying the Prime Rib, I've been enjoying my fair share as well haha. See you again soon!

Reviewed 28 February 2015

What amazing food. So much flavors and the sauces they make are amazing. I had the char grilled steak, I couldn't get enough of the sauce they out on it. Absolutely amazing food, its my new favorite restaurant. I cant wait to go back!

Thank 2banga
josh f, Owner at Rye American Kitchen & Spirits, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2015

Thanks for the great review, we love a good sauce as well so everything thing is made with love on site that's why they are so tasty!! Thanks gain

Reviewed 20 February 2015 via mobile

Terrific new restaurant in tauranga. Excellent menu with good choices. We have Cuban which was super tasty and well presented. The chicken and gravy was delicious. Cocktail menu was different and tasty! Well recommended.

Thank 795rebekahw
josh f, Owner at Rye American Kitchen & Spirits, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2015

Thanks for taking the time to review us! We've got some great new editions on the menu now so next time you come back you'll have even more options to choose from! See you soon!

Reviewed 15 February 2015

Had an enjoyable meal with friends here for the first time last night and was impressed. There was a nice variety of food, great portion sizes and a very good drinks menu (although a couple of Scotch whiskeys would do well in the mix). One...More

Thank kiwihatters
josh f, Owner at Rye American Kitchen & Spirits, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2015

Thanks for the feedback. We have just got a couple of new staff members but they are all up to speed now. However I'm sorry it put a damper on your night!! See you again soon! Cheers, Josh

Reviewed 9 February 2015

My friends and I came in for dinner over a month ago, not too long after it opened, and have been meaning to write a review since then, because this place is truly worthy of praise! We started our meal with cocktails, which were recommended...More

1  Thank clarked
josh f, Owner at Rye American Kitchen & Spirits, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2015

Thanks for taking the time to review us! I'm happy to hear you enjoyed everything including our "unique tables"

Reviewed 6 February 2015 via mobile

Loved it - nice and helpful staff - great ambience and the food we had was exceptional. You can see this place going places and with the reviews so far they are certainly making improvements. My wife went for the monkfish which was divine -...More

Thank Alistair T
josh f, Owner at Rye American Kitchen & Spirits, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2015

Thanks for the great feedback! If you're a steak fan you will love our Prime Rib on Friday and Saturdays!

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abi-lucha
29 October 2017|
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Response from josh f | Property representative |
We sure do!! Jump on our Facebook page or website to check it out!
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graham2702
19 June 2016|
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Response from josh f | Property representative |
We sure do its served with pork!!
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graham2702
19 June 2016|
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Response from josh f | Property representative |
Not on the current menu sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$27
Meals
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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Saturday
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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