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Frankie's Sports Bar and Grill

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37 Albert Street, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
+64 7-866 4647
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good39%
  • Average22%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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Bar, Pub, New Zealand
$$ - $$$
37 Albert Street, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We did not know where to have lunch after a boat tour. We read reviews of a number of places and checked out a lot of the restaurants and cafes. We decided on Frankie's Sports Bar and Grill. There was a large variety of dishes...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 1 week ago

take out is just as good. A bit of a wait but worth it. Only because I have young kids, didn't appreciate the smoking

Thank Carla L
Reviewed 27 November 2017

The menu states they have gluten free burgers DO NOT GET THEM, they told me they contain gluten, but are gluten free buns. So, you know, not gluten. I recommend the nachos for normal people. My steak was well over cooked, so don't recomened GF...More

Thank Taranicole349
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Thought we'd try the food since we pop in here for a wine once a week after lunch elsewhere. Very friendly and competent bar staff , who always remembers our drink order. Absolutely the most awful pub food ever eaten. Over cooked, dry fritters with...More

Thank Feesone
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Great sports bar, whether its for a meal or a drink. We visited last Friday night, despite being busy we still managed to get a table. The bar staff on that night was fantastic and friendly. Given how busy it was there was some delay...More

Thank Ben A
Reviewed 8 August 2017

It was a Lions Game and great to see all the TV's in operation. Food was average but very quick service.

Thank RoseWhanau
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We had lunch here recently. The staff are friendly. You need to order your food separately from the bar. It can be fairly noisey with lots happening. It is good value.

Thank banana36
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

This is our local . friendly staff well priced food and drinks. We support the TAB but better sound and air con this area would help.

Thank V2791FLtonyf
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

If you have coeliacs disease and looking for somewhere to eat which caters gluten free food, this is your place. There is a wonderful staff member there who caters for your every need and goes out of her way to make sure you are provided...More

Thank Derek Y
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We like to find a local pub in the evening when traveling in New Zealand so we can meet local folks. Frankie's was a lot of fun. Very glad we went and will return again on our next visit to Whitianga.

Thank Lori T
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Rating summary
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  • Value
Bar, Pub, New Zealand
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Albert Street, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand (Formerly Smitty's Sports Bar and Grill)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Whitianga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-866 4647
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