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Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand
Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
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Reviewed 10 September 2020

We were staying locally a couple of nights so had to try the burgers for a change. We had always enjoyed their fish and chips but went for la difference ! Wow they were great. Simple burgers with large tasty patties and the trimmings. There...were more chips than we could eat. So we heated the rest up the next day and enjoyed them also. Staff were friendly and efficient and chips were everything we could ask. So the reviews below are quite out of flavour or favour ! Yes they seem new owners but to my mind are on the right track, we will be back.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 13 July 2020 via mobile

Best F & C we've had for ages. Busy but fast service even tho my partner ordered hers GF. The crunchy GF chips were awesome.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 25 June 2020

This place came highly recommended by several other people and our visit did not disappoint! Delicious and super fresh fish coupled with perfectly crispy and flavourful chips and tasty tartare sauce made for a very satisfying lunch. Would definitely come back.

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed 3 June 2020

Advised by owner that a fresh delivery of fish was due within half an hour if we wanted to wait. We did and are so glad we did. Best fish and chips we've had in ages. Well cooked schnapper, scallops and chips. Crunchy batter which...wasn't doughy at all and fantastically fresh fish. We'll definitely be back. The wine was welcome too!More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed 24 May 2020

We have been in the past but really disappointed with undercooked fish and soggy chips. Nice people, beautiful views sitting on the beach. I believe the owners have changed. They need to up their cooking procedures. Won't return.

Date of visit: May 2020
Reviewed 18 May 2020 via mobile

Gutted how bad it was. Soggy COLD chips Scallops soggy that all the batter fell off. Fish ok. Ran out of potato fritters and mussels. I rang about 15 times to order no answer and just answer phone which says do not leave order on...answer phone. So we went there. Waited 1 and half hours all up. No will not go back. Not the best place nowMore

Date of visit: May 2020
Reviewed 18 May 2020

After hearing great things about this place decided to take a drive out there. ordered fish and chips. it was pretty average , I suspect that it may have been due to the numbers at the time of the visit . there was a 30...min wait. nice place to stop if you passing through.More

Date of visit: May 2020
Reviewed 26 April 2020 via mobile

Can't speak highly enough of this place. The fish and chips here is absolutely delicious, the portion sizes are huge and it is also cheap. The staff are really nice, so much so that we visited twice in the one day. This place is a...must, best fish and chips in New Zealand.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 15 February 2020 via mobile

This is our favourite place for freshly caught fish and chips on the way home after a days hiking at K Gorge. The waiting time is worth the effort to visit, or phone ahead with your order, if you're interested in getting ahead of the...huge number of drop in visitors that this famous shop in the middle of nowhere ville has locals coming in droves. Fish is not cheap, with gurnard fish our group always buys, however it's the best thing after a long day and will definitely make you appreciate the costs involved from getting the fish caught to end up on as your meal. With options to eat inside , and numerous other things to eat , the menu offers lots of choices for your friends and family. Alcohol and other cold drinks are a welcome addition on a hot summer evening. Mostly though, we come here for the best fish , which always tastes better than my local in Auckland.. Kaiaua is a seaside destination that has overnight camping, and lots of motorhomes, plus lots of locals, so we always prefer to phone ahead with our orders and generally we arrive and eat ahead of the pack...as waiting times in summer can be up to an hour...However its because of the food we all know is why we wait...and the end result is happy friend eating dinner that's memorable...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 29 January 2020

We ordered the family pack fish n chips really enjoyed the meal but dont know if i would drive an hour out of Auckland to go back in a hurry very popular place was buzy excellent service didnt have to wait long. We all so...ordered some scallops which were delicious and plump the battered mussels were a bit small but very nice.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Unknown. We just had fish and chips which were the best.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kaiaua Fish and Chips Takeaways

  • Yes, Kaiaua Fish and Chips Takeaways offers takeaway services.

  • Yes, Kaiaua Fish and Chips Takeaways offers delivery services.

  • Kaiaua Fish and Chips Takeaways is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 3.5