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Pacifica Kaimoana Restaurant

209 Marine Parade, Napier 4001, New Zealand
+64 6-833 6335
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (46 reviews)
“swordfish” (9 reviews)
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Seafood, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
209 Marine Parade, Napier 4001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 26 October 2015

Jeremy the owner here who is behind the pass, could produce this food anywhere in Auckland and wider NZ, and he would receive amazing reviews just as mine is. He has a very calm demeanor and that shows in the kitchen and with his food,...More

Thank AlistairAuckland
Reviewed 26 October 2015

I took my wife there for her 60th birthday, the food was amazing but my only word of warning is don't go there if you are hungry because there is not a lot on your plate. We walked out still hungry.

Thank Colin G
Reviewed 10 October 2015

Jeremy cooks original, complex food with a high degree of technical precision. It is not without faults, the seasoning of some elements is a little wayward, the pork belly was was not rendered enough and wasn't crispy and he doesn't seem to know the difference...More

Thank manofekent
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

My husband and I had dinner at this restaurant with our two year old. The service was great and they were very accommodating to our toddler organising colouring in books etc and cooking her a special kids meal. My husband and I had the five...More

Thank ratfink81
Reviewed 13 September 2015

We enjoyed a five course degustation - he had the meat menu, I had the seafood menu and both were wonderful. There is a lot of technique in each dish and tons of flavour. Everything looked amazing as well. The experience started and finished with...More

Thank emma_jane10
Reviewed 10 September 2015

From the lovely, intimate, relaxed decor, to the amazing culinary delights, right through very aspect of service, Pacifica never disappoints! It delivers haute cuisine in a friendly, informative manner. Even if you only visit a couple times a year, it's like "Cheers" - they remember...More

Reviewed 6 September 2015

The pacific feel of the place I loved. Simple, with a lovely atmosphere and wonderful food. It was great to have food cooked or presented in a different way to what you are used to. I loved the meringue, which was not at all traditional...More

Thank aaw60
Reviewed 6 September 2015

Beautiful venue. Small dining room but very cosy and warm. The food was amazing, very creative and tasty. The waiting staff was very friendly and looked after us. 5 courses degustation menu for $50, that's worth it! Thanks all, we'll be back!

1  Thank nina1007
Reviewed 31 August 2015

What an amazing night. The staff from the out set were great. I had rung earlier re not eating seafood and left a message. They rang back 5 minute later and we talked through the options that could be available for the night and noted...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Great staff, excellent menu and wine list. We knew nothing about the restaurant and turned out to be one of our Napier highlights. Thoroughly recommended!

Thank Joka_travels
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26 October 2016|
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Response from kimdavis4 | Reviewed this property |
all the other responses are great, there is also a free camping site in Te Awanga, close to 3 wineries, Elephant Hill, Clearview Estate and Te Awanga Estate, you should include wine tastings into your trip. only 15 minutes... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 Marine Parade, Napier 4001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-833 6335
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