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Snapper Jack’s

26 Albert Street, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
+64 7-866 5482
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“fish and chips” (42 reviews)
“ice cream” (13 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand
26 Albert Street, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good choice, everything cooked to perfection and great portion for a very reasonable price. This is the perfect kind of fish and chips, with friendly staff to boot. We’ll definitely come back.

Thank Deeeedoooo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was recommended to us by locals. Clean and efficient chippy that does good fish and tasty chips. They serve a lemon wedge with each fish and provide extra salt as BAU. This is a great touch and appreciated. To enjoy your meal more, wander...More

Thank Rick M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here just before New Year and Whitianga wasn't really that busy but this place looked popular so we ordered some F and C for the beach. I was order 105 and just about made that age before I got it! Its nice to have...More

Thank Alan W
Shirl536, Owner at Snapper Jack’s, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Allan, Sorry your food was so slow. Unfortunately, this is how we cook in New Zealand and our food does not come off a conveyor belt!!! like mac donalds We take pride in cooking to order, and always let our customers know the wait...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Now I wasn’t going to give it a five I was more leaning towards a 4 but my husband told me “that was top quality fish and chips, you eat what you’re given” - what does he mean by this? Well the scallops were missing...More

Thank Kate S
Shirl536, Manager at Snapper Jack’s, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Kate, Sorry to hear we had run out of a few things :/ A couple of our delivery's did not arrive and we have been extremely busy the past few weeks. But I am happy to hear you enjoyed what you got. Thank...More

Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Fish n chips are better in NZ. Huge servings, Good price, fresh, delicious and the girls serving are great.

Thank Lala W
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

First time having fish & chips in NZ so thought Whitianga would be a good spot to try some. Read very good reviews about Snapper Jack's on TripAdvisor so decided to give them a go. We had the Hoki which we were unfamiliar with and...More

4  Thank garyrU7172XN
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Called in here on TripAdvisor recommendation, and weren’t disappointed. New to NZ fish we ordered both hoki (white and flaky) and tarakihi (also white and flaky, but with more taste - think NZ haddock) plus a couple of battered scallops. Everything was cooked fresh to...More

1  Thank DadaGee
Reviewed 30 September 2017

We loved how fresh the food was, really nice and delicious for family. WE had never been before and found the staff really friendly. We had their name in our motel book it was really useful to get dining tips that are affordable.

Thank Lisa L
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Fish and chips need to be fresh. The fish (we had 3 different types) were all fresh and lightly battered. My wife loves kumara chips which were excellent. Served with lemon and a smile!

1  Thank Marc S
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

After checking Trip Advisor we grabbed our fish n chips from Snapper Jack's. Great decision! Everything was fresh, filling and tasty. 2 1/2 scoops filled 4 adults and 1 child. Hoki was yummy and hot dogs huge. We will be back...

Thank egeka844
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7 April 2017|
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Response from Shirl536 | Property representative |
Hi Kate,yes we do :) 50c per fillet
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$7
Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Albert Street, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Whitianga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-866 5482
Nder new management since September 2013 Come on in and grab some yummy food! Here at Snapper Jacks we provide you with Yummy Takeaways such as; Fresh Fish and chips , Burgers/ Toasted Sandwiches, Milkshakes and Ice Creams and other delicious deep fried foods. We have a Fresh Fish Window for you to take your own fish home and cook yourself such as ; Snapper and Tarakihi on availability and we also sell Raw Fish and Marinated Mussels. We have Amazing Family Deals and forever changing specials so come in and check them out !! We have a dining area for you to sit down and eat your meal if you wish to eat in, However we do not have bathroom facilities available to the public. The nearest toilets are situated on Blacksmith Lane Behind the Information centre, or down at the water front by the Ferry. Come in and Grab something to eat , And don't hesitate to give us your feedback and reviews :)
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