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The Blind Finch

29 Goldfinch Street, Ohakune 4625, New Zealand
+64 6-385 8076
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“fries” (43 reviews)
“burger” (169 reviews)
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Bar, Fast food, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
29 Goldfinch Street, Ohakune 4625, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Amazing place! Always enjoy coming here when ever i'm in town. Service is always great, the staff are always friendly and the food is excellent, we try to try something different every time we stop in :)

Thank secretadventures
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived in Ohakune on Saturday evening and wanted an interesting dinner. Saw the Blind Finch on TripAdvisor and decided to try it. I had the New Zealand burger and my wife had the Italian one. The large burger is almost too thick to eat, but...More

1  Thank Ken M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've eaten here on a number of occasions, for good reason. The Burgers are VERY tasty, good sizes and the chips are really something special!

Thank Amy W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Impromptu Friday evening out. Arrived at 8ish and got a table for four. Yummy burgers (I loved my General Lee - chicken with buffalo sauce and blue cheese mayo). Fries were big enough to share between two. Staff knew their craft beers and were happy...More

Thank Haydee-NZ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here on a Sunday evening, which turned out to be a very busy period! Despite the large number of customers, our food arrived promptly and was good quality. The staff were really efficient and performed brilliantly under pressure! A great place for an...More

Thank Joyce S
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Second time here. Took a detour just to come back. Excellent food, great gin menu, craft beer. Highly recommended.

Thank KarlP1102
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Passing through Ohakune again and had to try the amazing hamburgers made by this ingenious crew. Last time I called in, was their opening day and believe me, the quality/quantity hasn't changed one bit! Great bar/restaurant area and staff are great. Its my favourite place...More

Thank Herc54
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Got an OMG burger. No sauce offered whatsoever. Ordered truffle fries, the portion was smaller compared to other people. Burgers average, fries average. SUPER Overhyped! AVOID THIS PLACE AND SAVE MONEY!

5  Thank SystemDC
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Pulled up on foot with little dog. Staff very obliging and turned outside heater on for us. Service a bit slow as was very busy, but after we ordered food turned up within said time and was well worth the wait. Had oakune burger and...More

Thank Keryn W
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Amazing burgers, staff and atmosphere!!! Extra points for being able to smoke outside ;) Would happily return!

Thank Taylor B
DerekA978, Owner at The Blind Finch, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2018

Hi Taylor B, thank you for your glowing review! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your experience while dining with us here at The Blind Finch, Hamburgeria. We hope to see you again soon.

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26 June 2017|
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Response from NannyMcPhee70 | Reviewed this property |
ee take our kids and they love it. the kids OMG and milkshakes are great. im not sure if they take bookings as we have always just turned up.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$14
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Goldfinch Street, Ohakune 4625, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Ohakune
  • Phone Number: +64 6-385 8076
  • E-mail
Authentic Manuka Flame Grilled burgers, Dine in or Takeaway. Fully licensed dine in area with a great selection of craft beer, wines and cocktails. Join us for brunch weekends till 2 pm. Burgers all day Late Night Cocktails, Wine and Craft Beer Fully Licensed until 2 AM Every day
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