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Beachcomber Restaurant

222 Commerce Street | Plaza North, Kaitaia 0410, New Zealand
+64 9-408 2010
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (28 reviews)
“steak” (27 reviews)
“gelato” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM Hours
Seafood, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
222 Commerce Street | Plaza North, Kaitaia 0410, New Zealand
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Reviewed 26 April 2014

We thought it the best place to eat in Kaitaia. Pleasant surroundings, great wait staff and excellent food beautifully cooked and well presented. We particularly appreciated the waitress giving us her views on the local wines, which saved us buying something we would not have...More

Date of visit: April 2014
Thank badddriva
Reviewed 25 April 2014 via mobile

Decided to come here after seeing the reviews on trip advisor. Great place and loved the salad bar! What a good idea. Kept us busy while we were waiting for our mains. Little bit pricey but friendly staff and great service.

Thank Hayleypearl
Reviewed 24 April 2014

We were sent to this restaurant by Alistair our host at the Water's Edge B & B. It was one of the best meals we had in the South Island. The food was delicious and our servers were attentive and very hospitable. The ambience in...More

Date of visit: March 2014
Thank RussQ691
Reviewed 27 March 2014

It's been a couple of years since we were here last, but it has hardly changed, the service here is excellent, friendly and efficient staff, provide you with all the information you will need to chose from their comprehensive menu. It's not cheap but then...More

Date of visit: March 2014
Thank bobbyjosing
Reviewed 14 March 2014

This is my favourite restaurant in Kaitaia. The staff are always friendly, and the food is always delicious. My favourite meal is the Eye Fillet Steak served with garlic butter and chips, it's always cooked perfectly. Prices are reasonable too, and they give generous portions....More

Date of visit: February 2014
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Peter B, Owner at Beachcomber Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2014

We are very fortunate to have so many loyal fans in our small town. Can't imagine life without them! Thank you for 34 great years, Peter

Reviewed 9 March 2014

We'd walked all 100 km of 90-mile beach before we arrived here (don't try it unless you like sand, rain and boredom) and I was ready to eat my own body weight in fried foods. I ordered the burger and, I swear, heavenly choirs sang...More

Date of visit: November 2013
Thank Matt J
Peter B, Owner at Beachcomber Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2014

We were pleased to offer you sustenance after your ordeal. The 90 Mile is certainly a challenge and well done you for walking the whole length. The burger is a big favourite for all the right reasons. Thanks for visiting, Peter

Reviewed 2 March 2014

Great pan-fried scallops, good pork cutlet, good duck breast with polenta. 3 vegetarian mains on offer too

Date of visit: February 2014
Thank Adrian S
Reviewed 2 March 2014

We had a great meal at the Beachcomber. They were more then happy to serve us even though we turned up at about 8.30pm. The food was sensational and the service remarkably fast. A great evening!

Date of visit: March 2014
Thank Rosie M
Reviewed 15 February 2014

We had a taste dinner at this restaurant. Food was cooked to perfection and the service was exceptional. The decor in the restaurant was superb and tasteful.

Date of visit: February 2014
Thank René R
Reviewed 13 February 2014

We ate here a few times during our week stay in Kaitaia, every time the food was fantastic, the staff attentive and the ambiance just right. I will return

Date of visit: January 2014
Thank Technica
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 Commerce Street | Plaza North, Kaitaia 0410, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Kaitaia
  • Phone Number: +64 9-408 2010
  • E-mail
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