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Ortega Fish Shack

16 Majoribanks Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-382 9559
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, European, New Zealand, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
16 Majoribanks Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Fantastic customer service and the food was to die for. I ordered the John Dory - deliciousl. Would absolutely go back here

Thank Beachgoer6
Reviewed 5 days ago

We loved the ceviche and oysters that we had as starters at Ortega and looked forward to a good meal, however the fish main was well overcooked and rubbery the Veges were okay. The dessert was okay as well, not special. If we had left...More

Thank yummo t
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ortega Fish Shack was recommended by several friends as one of the best in Wellington. A 9pm booking on a wintery rainy night didn't put us off going to this sensational restaurant. The food was amazing but the attentive staff and extensive wine list was...More

Thank MichelleGras
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dined with friends. I had expected more on the menu. Not sure if this is a reduced menu due to being in a temporary location? Still - enjoyed what I ate. I had groper. Also enjoyed the Jerusalem artichokes.

Thank Pipi_10
Reviewed 1 week ago

We always have a dinner at Ortega every time we visit Wellington. It's still amazing. Not a huge menu right now (pop-up while they renovate next door), but everything is executed exceptionally well - I would go back tonight and possibly order the exact same...More

Thank Anthony M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good service, menu is very focused but excellent choicest. Its a bit cosy but lots of character. Very popular

Thank oldredjag
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service is excellent. Seafood is the best on Wellington. Wine selection is great. We loved it and will definitely go back there when next in Wellington.

Thank Harrigl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely delicious food. Fantastic service. Flounder was amazing! We were there for a birthday and had brought a birthday cake. Staff were very cool and gave us a free drink each. Highly recommend

Thank speedy m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the food is good, service is excellent, however I just has the entrees and felt the portion size could have been a bit bigger (yes I do understand its an entrée and not a main course :):)) but a little bit more would be just...More

Thank niners9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A special night out and the service and food made it even more special. A bit of the beaten track but still close enough to Courtney Place action.

Thank _kim_ulberg
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9 December 2015|
Response from hunkyman | Reviewed this property |
no you can dine here but if you are under 18 they won't serve you alcohol.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Majoribanks Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-382 9559
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