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Boardwalk Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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8 Hardinge Road | Ahuriri, Napier, New Zealand
+64 6-834 1168
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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The restaurant is in a great location - right on the beach with amazing views. Had a great kids menu and the kids were happy with all the options. As for the adults meals, not a lot of salad / vegetables and most of it deep fried options... closest comparison I can make is it was more like a pub... More 

Thank Sully0000
Napier, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Arrived for lunch and after standing in the reception area forever while the waitress loaded Wine into the bar fridge we were finally were served. The waitress took our food and drinks order and left. About 10 minutes later we got our drinks order which she apologised for taking so long. The food arrived and we ordered battered fish and... More 

Thank pjmc3
Wellington, New Zealand
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223 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

In the past when I've dind here the food has been great. HOWEVER, the last time I was there with a group of friends I was not happy. Ordered what can only be described as the worst Steak I've had. Asked for medium rare and got well cooked. not only that but would have been the thinnest scotch fillet I've... More 

Thank white0nes
Napier, New Zealand
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Visited with young children, no booking. The staff were very apologetic that we would have to wait, kept us informed and seemed to rush to get a table ready for us, which was lovely. Despite flagging with us that they were busy and there would be a wait on food, I felt the food came quickly enough (great with the... More 

Thank sarahchats
Eskdale, null, New Zealand
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Meal was delicious! Great choice of dishes available staff were wonderful gave great service. The view is fantastic

Thank Sally T
Napier, New Zealand
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I enjoyed an early morning Saturday breakfast from a glass enclosed outside area on a warm autumn morning. Food was great, staff friendly, and the ocean race provided live entertainment. We were there before 8 am on Saturday. It got crowded after 8.30 and as more races took place.

Thank Arbor253
Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a party of 2 wanting breakfast. This turned into lunch because of the length of time it took to get our food. Not only did we have to go looking for staff, once we had their attention, we had to keep chasing them up to get our drinks, our food, and then our cutlery! The food was ok,... More 

Thank Lad H
Pukekohe, New Zealand
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82 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The young staff were exceptionally friendly, smiles and banter all round. We were there for lunch, the food was divine, the room spacious, views - outstanding!

Thank Judith K
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Order got stuffed up somehow. We were left waiting with no acknowledgement from staff. Coffee order didn't show for 20 minutes. Breakfast eggs Benedict was ok. Salt pepper squid was yummy. Just a shame staff didn't acknowledge long wait until we had to say something.

Thank Deb S
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84 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

13 of us arrived unbooked about 8 pm to a nearly empty restaurant area. staff were helpful in settling us into a group table. Staff were good at accepting individual a la carte orders but the delay in food arrival was very long. A good point was all meals were provided at the same time. I had sea food chowder... More 

Thank GrahamChristchurch

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Hardinge Road | Ahuriri, Napier, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-834 1168

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?