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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 good47%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“thai food” (26 reviews)
“red curry” (8 reviews)
“spring rolls” (3 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
149 Ocean View Road, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Arrived too late for a sit down meal, and was offered the takeaway menu. All 4 of us commented on how good the food tasted.

Thank NZ_Rick_n_Kay
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good place to just relax. The food is good but the view was amazing. It’s a nice place to have a conversation with friends and watch the sun set. Be aware of the restaurant hours. It’s closes during the day and opens back up for...More

1  Thank Anin A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice food,good helpful staff,clean environment and reasonably priced.Good for family or private functions.A must for all.

1  Thank Labasa
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Staff were really unfriendly. We asked for table to be wiped to which she only half of table. Ordered 2 mains 1 entree. Entree only arrived after all food done.

Thank Laura K
Reviewed 13 May 2018

The food is excellent both for vegetarians and meat lovers. Their spring rolls are the best ones I have ever had. Great and efficient service, delicious food and an amazing view of the ocean: I think it's an awesome restaurant.

1  Thank MonFitnessFanatic
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Very good Thai food and efficient, friendly service. The lunch menu was good value and we were lucky to have a table with a great ocean view. Definitely recommended.

1  Thank ianf22
Reviewed 20 March 2018

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

1  Thank Trevor D
Reviewed 18 March 2018

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

2  Thank Marie-Jo P
Reviewed 12 March 2018

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.

1  Thank londam2016
Reviewed 5 March 2018

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

1  Thank Gregory S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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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