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Great Spice Tauranga

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US$12 - US$18
Indian, Healthy, Balti
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Recommended!
1. Recommended!
"The food was delicious and the staff friendly."
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2. Best In Bay of Plenty
2. Best In Bay of Plenty
"Best Food And Customer Service in Bay of Plenty."
Sumit V
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3. Award wining Indian Restaurant
3. Award wining Indian Restaurant
"We had dinner here with a group of friends."
Mila M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This suburban restaurant served meals that were so delicious it would be worth driving across town for. I only wish they were in my home city. Five of us shared three entrees and they were very generous portions - we probably only needed two. The...honey roasted cauliflower was especially delicious. Our mains were a variety of chicken and seafood dishes and we enjoyed everything but couldn't finish it all (see entree comment). The Pepperjack shiraz was a good match with our meals. Highly recommended!More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 1 September 2020

This place is the best Indian restaurant in Tauranga! I have tried them all, so I can say this with certainty. The staff are also excellent, this place punches well above it's weight. You will not get better Indian food in the Bay of Plenty....If you get a chance to visit, I highly recommend it. Order the Bhuna Chicken or the Punjabi Chicken Rara with Pulav rice, and thank me later.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious authentic daal... Enjoyed the malai kofta.. Good food and great customer service... My go to indian restaurant in Tauranga....

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Tauranga for business and a friend had recommended Great Spice to us for a good Indian lunch and we were not disappointed. They had excellent options for good value lunch deals but we opted to share an entree platter of Tandoori prawns...and chicken and then the goat curry with a roti on the side. Delicious food and an ideal way to share a meal with some variety. We opted for Kiwi hot for our curry and it is excellent - exactly as we like it. Full marks for an authentic Indian experience. We will be back.More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A perfect combination of quality, quantity, variety and taste. Naan's were exceptionally good. Soft but perfect crust and thin. Not under or over cooked. Kebabs were succulent and juicy with perfect balance of spices. I think we have found our favorite place too.

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and service. I always go back here for Indian food craving. I had naan bread, lemon-honey chicken, mango lassi for lunch, yum 😋

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 13 December 2020 via mobile

Been there with my family and had a lovely time.Food was fabulous and the staff was great in service specially 'Rupinder' she' the one who would make your visit special. Everything there was arranged in proper manners and

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 13 December 2020

Nice place. Delicious food and excellent customer service. Staff was very friendly and seemed pretty experienced, especially Rupinder, her customer service is very nice. Will visit again......

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 1 December 2020 via mobile

Food is good, service is ok can be better if they smile and polite. Entree was great, we had Goat curry which was overcooked. Seems like chef forgot it was already dead☺️. 10 on 10 in flavours. Will give another go .More

Date of visit: December 2020
Khem Chandra A, Owner at Great Spice Tauranga, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2020

Hi Scott, Thanks for take time to rate your experience with us. We pride ourself for provide best food and service in Tauranga. unfourtunetly its our bad day you did not get the same standard of service as we want to, we aplogies for your...More

Reviewed 25 October 2020

Over my 6 months traveling in New Zealand , I have not tasted much better TANDOORI PRAWNS and CHILLI POTATOES . The customer service was the cherry on the cake . Loved it guys, keep rocking 👏🏻

Date of visit: October 2020
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