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“Excellent”
Review of Surf Shack Eatery

Surf Shack Eatery
Ranked #1 of 20 Restaurants in Waihi Beach
Price range: $5 - $30
Description: We have an eclectic menu offering everything and amazing salads to delicious street food inspired by the tastes of the world, including great Vegan/Vege options. We are very proud to represent everything NZ has to offer and stock a wide range of NZ products. This has been our ethos from the outset and the concept is evolving all the time. We follow a Kiwi Back ideology and a beachy feel with funky outside seating spaces. We pride ourselves on sustainability and try and improve where possible using locally sourced products. We are fully licensed and have some great NZ craft beer & cider to offer as well as some amazing NZ wine. Serving the unbeatable Mojo Coffee all the way from Pips home, Wellington, as well as other refreshing drinks such as our famous iced chocolates & coffees all topped with a cheeky donut. Please come, chill & relax, it's beach time!! Well-behaved pets are more than welcome:)
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Description: We have an eclectic menu offering everything and amazing salads to delicious street food inspired by the tastes of the world, including great Vegan/Vege options. We are very proud to represent everything NZ has to offer and stock a wide range of NZ products. This has been our ethos from the outset and the concept is evolving all the time. We follow a Kiwi Back ideology and a beachy feel with funky outside seating spaces. We pride ourselves on sustainability and try and improve where possible using locally sourced products. We are fully licensed and have some great NZ craft beer & cider to offer as well as some amazing NZ wine. Serving the unbeatable Mojo Coffee all the way from Pips home, Wellington, as well as other refreshing drinks such as our famous iced chocolates & coffees all topped with a cheeky donut. Please come, chill & relax, it's beach time!! Well-behaved pets are more than welcome:)
Reviewed 22 January 2024

Great coffee. Warm friendly service (leaves Flat white for dead) and good food. They were extremely busy when we arrived but comms around timings were accurate.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Thank rogermM5306SI
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Reviewed 6 January 2024

OMGoodness! I wanted to eat my meal quickly because it was so delicious, but also wanted it to last longer so I could really savour it. I had Posh French Toast .... YUMmmmm.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Thank Kathrine L
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Reviewed 5 January 2024 via mobile

The place was full when we first arrived but managed to snag a table. We placed our order and were warned it was a 45 min wait for food. Some excellent coffees tied us over - coffee here way better than all other places we tried in the area.
The bacon butty was lovely. The pancakes were excellent - maybe too much ice cream? I can’t believe I said that. The ultimate toastie was a big hit. The Kiwi breakfast was filling and well cooked.
All in all, a great meal. Fresh ingredients, well prepared and well seasoned.
If you are in the area, make the time. I wish they were open for dinner because I wanted to try their quesadilla and their burger.

Date of visit: January 2024
Thank Immunoboy
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Reviewed 24 November 2023

Went for the first time for breakfast & it was so good we went back the next day for my birthday breakfast. Really friendly & attentive staff, delicious food & excellent value for money. Loved that dogs were welcome & the dog loved her complementary bag of sausage. The owner Jo made us so welcome. Highly recommend this quirky, kiwi venue.

Date of visit: November 2023
Thank Claire B
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Reviewed 2 October 2023 via mobile

This eatery never disappoints! We go every time we are up this end of BOP. Just an awesome experience with lovely unpretentious staff, super dog friendly and to top that, the food is just the best.

We recommend the Surf Shack yo anyone we know heading up to the area....we can't wait for our next visit.

Date of visit: October 2023
Thank GloriousGeorge
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