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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 good38%
  • Average24%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“fries” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
37 Albert Street, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

Went into Frankies the other day for lunch with the two kids. My burger was really good. The fries on all plates a bit salty. Overall mediocre experience for a 72 dollar lunch. Now I am a food safety person, and as I was watching...More

Thank Carla L
Reviewed 11 April 2018

We wanted to watch sport with pub grub and beer. Prices were reasonable with plenty of seating. If you want a cosy corner to talk do not go here. We were not disappointed.

Thank ukescapee
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Good for watching sports and having a beer, Food looked like large servings and basic. Had to laugh at the ordering system, quaint / archaic. Nice enough service but more a sports bar than a grill with large screens, pokie machines etc You order at...More

Reviewed 9 March 2018

Called in for a drink before we ate and to watch the football, served excellent Speights bitter and a wide choice of wines. We spent a v pleasant and relaxed hour just sitting here.

Thank j w
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Came in for lunch, and both ordered bangers and mash. Food was fast and hot when we got it, good price for lunch as well $12, went down well with a cold one. Will be back again, staff were friendly and helpful.

Thank kiwigal78
Reviewed 23 February 2018

I was lucky enough to live and work in Whitianga for six months. Frankie’s became my local. They have a good selection of beers on tap, love the dark. The kitchen serves up good food, reasonably priced. The chef Stephan has been introducing some nice...More

Thank ttm85
Reviewed 22 February 2018

4 of us enjoyed a lovely dinner here. The meals were large and most enjoyable. The prices were very fair. The new owners are offering a wide variety of meals at good prices, good luck to them.

Thank Jack B
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

The spot is good for a beer or two, perhaps for burger. We orderd just salads, waited for more than one hour and got something really aweful. Not to recommend.

Thank FatMO2013
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Came here as central place to meet some friends who are locals and this place is a popular venue for all. Lunch was Burgers and Chips which were fresh, hot and very tasty, numerous offerings of brews available and service was quick and friendly. We...More

Thank JOHN N
Reviewed 21 January 2018 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
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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