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97B Maunganui Road, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand
+64 7-575 9676
11:30 - 21:00
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Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Gisborne, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Delicious fresh healthy meal, peaceful atmosphere and quick friendly service. Our whole family always recommends to stop here if you are in Tauranga and I look forward to eating here again :)

Thank amytuliprose
Level Contributor
67 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Great staff, fresh ingredients but lacked the flavour we are used to with Turkish food. I'd recommend for a nice healthy lunch though :)

Thank chelle1983
Columbia, South Carolina
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197 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Delicious Mediterranean/Turkish food in the area. Seemed to be popular with the locals/backpackers and it was much cheaper than other spots we ate at but the food was great. They have several types of kebabs and the staff was very polite in explaining the difference. Huge portions.

Thank Jake K
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Every time I go to Tauranga or Mt Maunganui I have to come here. A friendly casual place to eat at, and the food is freshly cooked Their cabinet food looks delicious, and I highly recommend their baklava.

Thank Janice M
Northampton, United Kingdom
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206 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Standard Turkish Kebab house serving all the varieties of lamb and chicken kebabs with massive salads and original Efes Turkish beer. Speedy service and great staff. This is the place for a great cheap feed with taste

Thank Malcolm S
New Zealand
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133 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I hate doing unfavorable reviews but we were so disappointed with this eatery after dining here on the strength of the reviews. We love Turkish cuisine, the Turks and Turkey and we have spent many weeks there over 3 visits in the last few years so we have a pretty good idea on how things should genuinely taste. The food... More 

Thank ravinon
CumhurDeniz, Owner at Turkish Delight Cafe, responded to this review

Its unfortunate that you feel this way, but you are One of Hundreds that come into our establishment everyday and appreciate not only the flavours of our FOOD, also the freshness and how everything is made on the premise, we DO NOT ORDER OUR MEAT IN FROZEN, NOR DO WE ORDER THE VEG PRE-DONE, everything is made by qualified hands... More 

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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We live in Mount and we go there very often. The food is very good and they are very quick. Even if we decide to eat in, the restaurant has a nice atmosphere. My favorite is Iskandar? (rice) dish. We tried a stuffed kumala dish (around $7) and it was very nice too. We like the fact that you can... More 

Thank White2000
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Myself and my fiancé came to this little turkish place during a weekend trip in Tauranga. I got the chicken and falafel salad and she just had chicken. They have a really nice indoor seating area with some outdoor seating also. We opted to sit outside because the weather was so good. Wasn't really expecting much from a kebab place,... More 

Thank Mike M
Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

After reading the reviews we decided we would get dinner from here on a Friday night. It is not the best Turkish restaurant in the area. The salad selection was minimal, not even any Tabbouleh which really influenced the overall flavour. The rice was considerably over cooked. The staff were friendly, our wait was short as they were not that... More 

Thank KaoMahony
CumhurDeniz, Owner at Turkish Delight Cafe, responded to this review

Im sure you might have gone to the wrong establishment and are accussing us wrongfully, if you take the time out to check our PHOTOS on our TRIP ADVISOR page you will see that our SALADS are not minimal, we are known By thousands to have the BEST TABOULEH in the Bay of Plenty, not only is everything done on... More 

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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We lobbed in here for dinner because our preferred restaurant was full. The food was tasty, and very plentiful. Order at counter: the service was efficient and friendly. We also bought some Turkish Delight, which was a real disappointment; stick to the main courses. It's not the best place to eat on Maunganui Road, but for quick and plentiful it... More 

Thank Michael W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 17
Fast food, Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 97B Maunganui Road, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga  >  Mount Maunganui
  • Phone Number: +64 7-575 9676
Warm, inviting atmosphere, great tasting food, Awesome hospitality, great value for your money on a tight budget....

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