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Argo Restaurant and Wine Bar

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328 Ocean Rd, Whangamata 3620, New Zealand (Formerly Oceanas Restaurant & Bar)
+64 7-865 7157
17:30 - 23:30
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Mon 17:30 - 20:30
Fri 17:30 - 23:30
Sat 14:30 - 23:30
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Bowral, Australia
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555 reviews
332 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Argos looks very casual from the outside but inside you will be pleasantly surprised by the feel. Our food was fabulous- we both chose the fish of the day and it was so fresh and beautifully prepared and served. We did not need sides as the vegetables that the meal came with were fabulous and enough. Great wine list but... More 

Thank Joanne P
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We had a lovely table outside and the staff were very attentive without being intrusive. Our meals of Lemon Pepper Chicken Salad and Scotch Fillet with BBQ Beef short Rib were beautifully presented and delicious to eat. The Chicken was a Starter on the menu which they kindly let me have upsized to a Main Course.The salad vegetables with the... More 

Thank peninaanddave
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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151 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We arrived in Whangamata on a Monday evening to find several restaurants closed, it being Valentine's Day the next day so were opening for then. Argo seemed a little more expensive but in the end decided to go. So glad we did, the fish dish of the day and the pork belly were worth every penny (or should that be... More 

Thank Marion S
Auckland, New Zealand
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We were very impressed with the food - mains were very nice and the Trio of Chocolate dessert was awesome.

Thank GDPeel
Bern, Switzerland
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Great place with amazing food, great service and a very yummy dessert. Bit outside the town centre, within walking distance from the beach. Try the Trio of chocolate, but if you do, save space for it on the mains...

Thank Schumi3006
Auckland, New Zealand
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Every single dish was absolutely excellent. The breads for entree were great. Our mains were delicious and dessert was heaven. So glad we stumbled across this place.

Thank SFZinggPeel
1 review
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

First rate!! Food and service...stunning presentation...gorgeous flavours...enjoyed very much..can't fault.

Thank Erin R
Sydney, Australia
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71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

This New Zealand country restaurant is situated in a holiday beach location with food and service way superior to what you would expect. The owners really really do try hard! The service was excellent without being intrusive. The food offerings were plentiful using good quality fresh produce prepared and presented to a very high standard. Their wine list was extensive... More 

1 Thank Eric S
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Visited Argo for a family meal on our last night in town. Attentive and helpful staff made for and enjoyable evering. Main courses were well presented, generous in size and very tasty.

2 Thank Chris A
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

It was the most amazing and homely feeling vibe at Argo great staff very professional and amazing dinner was well worth every piece of food. Keep It up can't wait to come back.

1 Thank Ben D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$24
European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 23:30
14:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 328 Ocean Rd, Whangamata 3620, New Zealand (Formerly Oceanas Restaurant & Bar)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Whangamata
  • Phone Number: +64 7-865 7157
Argo Restaurant and Wine Bar

Open for lunch Friday, Saturday and Sunday during summer weeks and beach hop week 11am - 2pm. Verandah menu available from 2pm during summer weeks.

Dinner 7 days over the summer period. coffee and local Coromandel Craft Beer. Argo is the perfect destination for those who love to soak up the sun while enjoying awesome cuisine. Call in for a meal or relax in the sun drenched courtyard for a few wines on your way back from the beach. A must stop in Whangamata!!!

Winter Months May - Open 5 days a week from 5pm - Monday, Wednesday ,Thursday, Friday Saturday and Sunday
Offering $20 Main Meals Sides, Drinks and Desserts extra

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