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Red Crab Thai Restaurant

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149 Ocean View Road, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
+64 9-372 9185
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good46%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (23 reviews)
“red curry” (8 reviews)
“scallops” (12 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
149 Ocean View Road, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 199 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Not sure I can say much more about this place - it is always good and has excellent veggie choices. They have actually changed the name, but not the decor with large crabs on the walls so I am not sure anyone has really noticed....More

Thank Trevor D
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a memorable meal there with friends. We both love Thai food and found the experience thoroughly enjoyable.

Thank Marie-Jo P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a quick lunch here before we caught the ferry to Auckland. The food was delivered quickly and was fresh and delicious. The restaurant has a nice view of the water. It is a great value, especially considering the area.

Thank londam2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent the day and Waiheke Island and had dinner at the Red Crab. As a big fan of Thailand and Thai food, I can be a bit picky, but this was delicious. We had several of their appetizers Laarb Moo, Curry Puffs and Spring...More

Thank Gregory S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We go here when we stay at my mates bach in Oneroa, its great! authentic food nicely presented, loads of choice and mouthwatering specials. Wine prices wont hurt you either (unlike other local spots) Highly recommended

1  Thank heymrdj
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Most places close at 8:30pm on Waiheke Island which we didn’t know but thank god this place was open! They were closing in 15 mins & has no problems accomodating 8 people! We were starving & the food came out very quickly, the staff were...More

1  Thank Cocoribbon
Reviewed 7 February 2018

We loved sitting outside at The Red Crab, we sat in a tuktuk on the terrace and enjoyed an amazing view.

1  Thank tomtom755
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Every time we go here, the food is tasty, the service is good and it has a great view over Onetangi towards the sea. We have eaten here as a couple, small groups and large groups. The only thing I cannot fathom is that the...More

1  Thank Trevor D
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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

We visit Red Crab fairly frequently and always enjoy ourselves. The food is well priced for the quality and wine well priced for what you get. We had a lovely experience sitting in the Tuk Tuk with a stunning view! Only thing I would change...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Thais are renowned for their warm courteous manner and smiles well we found good luck finding this here. We had the feeling it was our good fortune to be allowed to dine in their establishment. We arrived early after booking via phone & restaurant was...More

Thank Ad C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 149 Ocean View Road, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Waiheke Island
  • Phone Number: +64 9-372 9185
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