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Amazing Thai Bar & Restaurant

78-94 Marsden Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
+64 9-402 5555
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“thai food” (24 reviews)
“pineapple” (4 reviews)
“chilli” (6 reviews)
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European, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
78-94 Marsden Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Amazing Thai Bar & Restaurant
1. Absolute Bay views
"The restaurant looks amazing and the food reflected its appearance"
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2. Fabulous Breakfasts
"This place is a regular spot for breakfast. Delish bacon and eggs."
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3. Amazing Food, Great Variety
"I love this restaurant to its amazing food, views and friendly staff"
Rachael B
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1 - 10 of 335 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Last time we came to Paihia this place was booked out so keen to try it. We will be back as the service and food was excellent as well as friendly staff. Keep up the good work

Thank Ian L
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 18 March 2018

We stopped to have lunch here as my family always stop here for meals when they stay in Paihia and I was glad they decided to take me there. The service from the waiter and waitress or manager/s? was very good. They were friendly, helpful...More

Thank kuzak
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, friendly staff and good prices. Restaurant clean and tidy, Will go back again on our next visit.

Thank gayle s
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner at Amazing Thai which was excellent. The meal was so tasty and the staff was friendly. Value for money and highly recommend. ,

Thank HGC_13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there in the evening. The first thing we received in the restaurant was the friendly service. The foods were yummy. Quantity was ok But the price was a bit expensive which was understood because of the location in the resort.!More

Thank Liu P
JoAndTed, Owner at Amazing Thai Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Liu P Thank you for your good review and we are pleased that you enjoyed great service and food as always from our restaurant. Just a little puzzled by the comment regarding our location in a resort. We are a stand alone restaurant, albeit...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous food! So fresh and had the loveliest staff serving us. Highly recommend if you enjoy authentic Thai. We'll definitely be back!

Thank tarnzs20
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Ate here twice while staying in Paihia. Loved the stir fry dishes. Attentive staff. Great location right on the foreshore.

Thank Phil P
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Had dinner here last night. Good service. Nice open restaurant. Staff could not have been more helpful to ensure we had what we wanted. Food was pretty good. Highly recommend the peanut stir fry with beef. Enjoy

Thank Nic S
Reviewed 20 April 2018

Great food and amazing staff, would recommend any one who wanted a Thai meal to eat there. Food really fresh and great view of the harbour

Thank Sherrill M
Reviewed 16 April 2018

We all went there to get great Thai, but no. Food is ok but Thai made to fit other peoples views. Service was good food a mixture of different asian styles not quite working. As usual in asian eating tried to "share" the dishes but...More

Thank cockies2017
JoAndTed, Owner at Amazing Thai Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Hi cockies2017 Thank you for your feedback, although it is inaccurate. Perhaps in the area you are from which is in the city, the food they serve is modified more to the greater taste. We have authentic chefs in the kitchen that will give you...More

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18 April 2018|
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Response from JoAndTed | Property representative |
yes you can byo wine. we charge corkage of $5.50 per bottle
30 December 2017|
Response from JoAndTed | Property representative |
Hi there Yes we are open for Lunch and dinner. Always wise to book as it gets busy at this time of year. The phone number is 09 402 5555 or reply to this message and I will pass on. Happy New Year!
22 February 2017|
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Response from JoAndTed | Property representative |
absolutely! we don't do delivery at the moment but you can wither come to the restaurant and ordee or phone an order in on 09 402 5555. hope this helps and happy dining! Joanne
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$24
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78-94 Marsden Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
  • Phone Number: +64 9-402 5555
  • E-mail
This fabulous restaurant in the Bay of Islands has absolute bay views.We offer European breakfast, European and Thai lunches, and Thai dinners. We also cater for those who think they don't like Thai food, offering plainer options. Amazing Thai is fully licenced and can cater for large groups of up to 110 people. The food is very fresh and cooked to order by authentic Thai chefs. . We also have available a limited KIDS ONLY menu for those fussy eaters. Conferencing facilities are available within the restaurant
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