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Kaikoura Seafood BBQ

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Recommended by Lonely Planet. Freshly cooks seafood to order on BBQ outdoors. Very good and cheaper than the local restaurants. Everything served in a sandwich or with rice and salad. Open daily weather permitting from 11am
US$4 - US$69
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Seafood, New Zealand
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this place only a few hours after having crayfish at Nins Bin, which is also a terrific food stand. So we weren't exactly starving when we got there. But after we smelt this delicious smell of seafood being barbequed there we felt hungry...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Roving804130
Reviewed 1 week ago

A really authentic street type barbecue . You choose your crayfish size with the price on it. It is then superbly cooked on the barbecue and accompanied by salad, rice and garlic bread. There is a strange operational thing, you are given a table number...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Oakmead1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We got there just after 3 pm, starving, after a day including 2 adventure tours - dolphin and seal encounter trips. We could just finish the 2 person platter. Such a nice roadside setting on small tables with sun umbrellas. We will eat here every...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank matthewra
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A quirky mobile eatery on the walk out of town, or by car. Queue outside for the catches of the day which are BBQ’d whilst you wait. Food delicious , Take cash ..the card machine does not work. ...don’t feed the birds and return your...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Traveltone1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were told this stall opened at 11.00a.m, so we were delighted when we arrived early at 10.30 to find it open and operational. I enjoyed a hand picked crayfish, whilst my partner opted for salmon. The crayfish was excellent and the salmon was also...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank V3666WNjohnm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I Was walking to peninsula to seal colony when I came along this van selling seafood. Not what I expected on seafront road and not a lot else in site but seafront! Seeing so many there I decided to stop and give it a go....More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank JodieOneKnobie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tough finding somewhere to sit, it’s that busy. Fish and seafood cooked on the bbq in a van on the side of the road, but done to perfection. Nice salad and rice to go with. A little bit rough and ready, but let your hair...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Chris S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great seafood, great place, highly recommended, I thought the platter was for one, no problem. Yummy

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank johnnylovedit
Reviewed 14 January 2019

We stopped here on our way back from walking and had a great lunch. They were out of crayfish when we arrived but were told there would be more shortly. As if on cue a guy appeared with a bucket of freshly caught crayfish just...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank hannahdaisyreviews
Reviewed 14 January 2019

We’d heard about this place so drove out to find it and had a great meal. We (3 adults and one toddler) shared a large mixed platter and an additional crayfish (lobster) alongside it - we all ate our fill. The salad was nondescript but...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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25 August 2018|
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Response from Michael-4551 | Reviewed this property |
No, seafood, check out their website or facebook page
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27 January 2015|
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Response from Megakatte | Reviewed this property |
Kaikoura kayak tour driving up to this place a few times a day. Morning, noon,.. maybe you can ask a lift there. Most beautiful spot/area of Kaikoura!
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