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Alfresco's Restaurant and Bar

) #5 of 38 Restaurants in Paihia ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Seafood, European,
6 Marsden Road, Paihia 0247, New Zealand
+64 9-402 6797
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Seafood, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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6 Marsden Road, Paihia 0247, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two meals (our children's burgers at $19 each) were forgotten and only cooked when I prompted the kitchen. Well after our meals had arrived, been eaten (shared) and plates cleared did our kids get theirs. Apparently their orders had gone to another table. Three waitstaff...More

Thank APCW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

possibly the best seafood chowder I've had in a while... but that's about it.. hubby ordered the T-bone steak which was pretty average, and I ordered the stuffed chicken, I could not taste the stuffing (cream cheese and sun dried tomatoes?) or spinach, it was...More

Thank SammyLA83
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming to Alfrescos for well over 7years ... we even got married there. The food is always amazing. Everything on the menu is beautifully prepared and presented ... but it's the taste! It's is absolutely delicious. Please do try the No Batter...More

Thank threeshocks
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic, friendly, happy polite and honest. Highly recommend. Fresh daily caught fish. Lovely atmosphere

Thank Stroudy1971
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm in the Bay of Islands most weekends for work and come here for breakfast most Sundays. From the food to the service and views I really recommend this place.

Thank mikecorleone1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited Paihia with my partner and two friends. We had a drink in Alfresco's during the day at the end of the visit, we asked staff for a taxi company to take us back to our hotel (The Copthorne). However, the restaurant run a...More

1  Thank Beckywhiteside8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate at Alfescos twice for dinner and twice for breakfast. Good value and plenty of choice. Most important they understand and cater for GLUTEN FREE COELIACS. Thank you

Thank pakman64
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

An inter generational family group of seven left the restaurant very happy with the range of food and the courteous service. We were found a table, no booking, in a warm room on a freezing cold night. Fish pan fried and chips with salad declared...More

Thank kitten16
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went there 2 nights ago. It was a cold night but I would have expected some form of heating. The seafood chowder was no more than carrots and half a dozen shrimps thrown in a maggi soup mix. The garlic bread was the worst...More

Thank PhilipCant
Alfrescos Resta... P, Head chef at Alfresco's Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear guest thank you for your review.i Am sorry to hear of your experience with us not being up to the standard that we are aiming for. It has been a very cold winter and our staff have been trying there hardest to keep every...More

Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

All we can say is wow! Brilliant service outstanding food. We had the pork and scallops it was totally delicious. Yom yom we recommend this place 10/10

Thank sarahwhiteman
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Response from SunshineCoastView | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do so go and enjoy
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Yes we are dog friendly :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 32
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Marsden Road, Paihia 0247, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
  • Phone Number: +64 9-402 6797
  • E-mail
UNLIKE MOST PLACES WE NEVER CHARGE HOLIDAY SURCHARGE Live Music Every Sunday Afternoon 3pm - 6pm. Happy Hour Everyday 3pm - 6pm Alfresco's is a family run business that is open everyday from 8.00Am serving freshly produced food and excellent coffee. We strive to give great service anytime of the day.
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