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The Fat Cow

70 Maunganui Road, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand
+64 7-572 0020
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“smoked meat” (4 reviews)
“brisket” (4 reviews)
“fries” (6 reviews)
Open Now
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
Barbecue, American, Steakhouse, Bar, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
70 Maunganui Road, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of the best coffees i have ever had. Not sure about the food as we didn't eat there, but the coffee was excellent

Thank andrewmM152VP
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently dined here with friends, and were all impressed with their platter for four. The meats were delicious and there was plenty to go around. Fantastic value for money, with a good range of meals on the menu, as well as drinks menus!

Thank FlyingHamilton
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on a sunny Sunday afternoon and ordered the BBQ platter. The pulled pork and chicken were pretty good. A decent selection of craft beer on offer. The service was ok. Found the brisket a bit dry and tasteless. Otherwise, a really good spot that...More

Thank nzravensfan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just went to visit a friend las weekend and she showed me this new place in Mount Manganui. Chill friendly ambient, staff was friendly and smily, The food was delicous, we order sharing plates to try the most of it and all was tasty tasty....More

Thank fem730
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went down to this beautiful and nice restaurant with my family for 3rd time and the food was AMAZING, we had chicken wings, Angus burger with chips, steak and side salad.... churros and ice cream for dessert everything was high standard, and the staff...More

Thank Carolina S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So disappointing I can barely be bothered explaining why. However, $30 for a burger that was nice but really not that special? One waiter took pride in stressing how popular the shared platters were as you can choose any of nine meats and sides which...More

Thank Evandg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being a carnivore I was intrigued by this place which seems to have very positive reviews . I personally found staff generally courteous with the exception of a large male waiter who had a bit of attitude . Menu evidently changes frequently but on the...More

Thank Mattpaps
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Despite some negative reviews here, I wanted to give the fat cow a chance! Already walked past a few times and it looked really nice from the outside. It’s a really cool atmosphere inside and the menus are on boards. Service very friendly and the...More

Thank Nina N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband had the beef short ribs, chips and salad. The meat was gamey and fatty, and the chips were dry. I had the pulled lamb and roast vegetables. The lamb had a strong flavour, so possibly it was mutton and it was so fatty...More

Thank Sue W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was great but flavours of meal over powered by the condiments, pork belly with a hot pesto sauce on it and the burger with pickled onion and mustard type sauce, which is all you could taste. Would recommend you ask for them on the...More

Thank lindabt2018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Maunganui Road, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga  >  Mount Maunganui
  • Phone Number: +64 7-572 0020
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