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Green Dolphin Restaurant & Bar

12 Avoca Street, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
+64 3-319 6666
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“lamb” (67 reviews)
“seafood pasta” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, European, Soups, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
12 Avoca Street, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 981 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful service food only just ok as potato was not cooked and very raw. Please do something about the enormous pot hole in your drive way.we suffered a puncture which held up our journey and spoiled an otherwise nice time here

Thank ruthwW821ZQ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I had a delicious meal here. Fish was fresh. They warned us about a wait - but it wan’t bad at all, and definitely worth it.

Thank Margaret A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good views over the bay from the restaurant. The staff are friendly and the food was fine. Good sized portions and tasty enough. The garlic bread was great. Not masses of choice and no crayfish unfortunately on the night we were there. We felt prices...More

Thank BainFam41
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was recommended to come here so we gave it a try. Not disappointed. Certainly need to book for a table in the evening. Try to get one at the front looking out to the ocean. Good choice of really fresh food and plenty of seafood...More

Thank Brian O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived in Kaikoura tired and hungry in the middle of heavy rain. Lucky to a get a table at this place. Food was very satisfying and service quite outstanding.

Thank Bishwaroop M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and a friend ordered the pork belly dish and the chicken dish we shared both and the flavours and textures were delicious! We were in Kaikoura during the Easter period so there was a surcharge on top of our bill that was the only...More

Thank Nancy A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

When u walk into a restaurant and the matre’d and the 2 wait staff don’t acknowledge you for some minutes you sort of have a feeling that the service is not going to be the stand out. The food however was absolutely delicious, shared a...More

Thank Gingerules
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

We had a very enjoyable evening here in early April. Set just outside of town on the road towards the seal colony, this is a nicely relaxed restaurant that offers informal style fine dining in a nice setting that overlooks the bay. As with a...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

I used to go here 20 years ago . I must say it has gotten even better than it was . Staff were very attentive and meal was awesome. Shame they had sold out of the Cider they were promoting. But I will be back...More

Thank flyingkiwis
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

I have eaten here once before and it was fantastic but on Friday night I took my parents there anticipating that they too would be blown away. Sadly we were slightly disappointed as the menus read “crayfish” and the reality was there was none. The...More

Thank Gusbo60
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PC-Prakash
3 August 2016|
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Response from mickknap | Reviewed this property |
sorry cannot tell you ,i only visited for lunch,and don't know about the vegetarian menu,best go to there website for a look
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molly s
13 January 2015|
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Response from greenbone | Property representative |
Yes we have vegetarian options.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$52
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Avoca Street, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Kaikoura
  • Phone Number: +64 3-319 6666
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