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Sea Cow On The Bay

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33 Tamaki Drive | Mission Bay, Auckland 1071, New Zealand
011 64 9-521 5891
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11:30 - 21:30
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Burton, Ohio
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

BEST FISH BURGER EVER! Crumbed, heard about this place from a friend and so glad we went! We had 30 mins to eat before we had to be somewhere and they made it happen effortlessly!!

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Thank Dishcbd
Auckland, New Zealand
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

3 weeks ago the Fish Cakes, Fish and Chips, Kokoda were really good and raved to everyone about it. Service was great and I think he is the owner that looked after the 3 of us. I came again on Thursday and sadly the service lacked - I had to go downstairs to ask for menus and then again to... More 

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Thank katkeil29
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My first dine-in experience at Seacow was average due to there being a shortage of fish available. I requested the snapper dish, however they had none left. Alternatively, I ordered the prawn dish and I was not disappointed. The presentation was great and it tasted as good as it looked. Although there was a slight downside to the experience, the... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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175 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Very average meal for a higher than average price. Though I guess like other Mission Bay restaurants, you are paying for the location as well as the food. I will try one of their competitors next time. However I have a sneaking suspicion that the competitors will also use their location as an excuse to serve very average food at... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We drove straight from the airport to satisfy our hankering for fish and chips. Saw good reviews on another site, so was glad to check it out. Although they were almost closed, they made us feel welcome, and served us well.

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Thank CasandraMiska
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Amazing snapper and chips –– cheap, fast, and great location on the bay. If you've got time, pop down here for lunch and enjoy the bay!

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Thank Dave W
Pembroke Pines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Been to Europe, West Indies, West coast USA ,New England USA, East Coast USA, Gulf States USA, Australia and a lot of cruise ships looking for the best Fish N Chips. Found the jackpot at Sea Cow on the Bay, New Zealand. Hello Warren, perhaps you recall the couple from Florida USA, the quality of your food is second to... More 

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Italy
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely fish and chips shop with a lot of choice on what to eat. The best it is just to ask for suggestions. Super value for money.

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Thank Av P
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Incredible! Had market fish and chips to takeaway and it was so tasty. Especially the fish. Portion is big and definitely worth the price (wich is not expensive at all- about 10$ or sth like that). I was full after eating half of the portion, but couldnt stop myself from eating more :D would definitely go there again. Service was... More 

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Honiton, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Was craving oysters and we decided to try the Sea Cow. Unassuming, overlooking Mission Bay with a very relaxed atmosphere, we sat for ages over good wine and 12 of the best oysters I've had in a long time. These were followed by garlic prawns which were delicious without being too much. The fish and chips looked good as did... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 21:30
Saturday
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Tamaki Drive | Mission Bay, Auckland 1071, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: 011 64 9-521 5891

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?