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Marinovich's Seafood Restaurant & Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Seafood,
19 Brougham Street, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
+64 6-758 4749
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“fish and chips” (13 reviews)
“bluff oysters” (3 reviews)
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Seafood, New Zealand
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
19 Brougham Street, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
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Reviewed 25 March 2017

We walked in without a booking on a Thursday night that saw the restaurant quite busy. It's got smart casual ambience: not fine dining but not a chip shop. On our visit the service was friendly but a little over relaxed but we weren't in...More

1  Thank Rosemary328
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Hhhmm. Even tho the new owner talked it up, even to the point of bragging, the food standards have dropped. Gourmet coleslaw was a tasteless plop of red and green cabbage and four slivers of snapper in batter do not make @$35 snapper meal with...More

Thank dingdongNewZealand
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is the best seafood restaurant in town by far. Being local it is one of our favorites. In all the years we have visited this restaurant we have never had a bad meal. Good sized portions & very reasonably priced. Decor is a bit...More

1  Thank Leathal4
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We were intrigued by a Marinovich Fish Restaurant which was said to have been in business since 1927. We arrived in early evening during the week and there was one other couple present. We were greeted and seated at our table upon entry. We decided...More

Thank NJTravellingfool
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Went with a large group and it was really nice. Food was really nice and service attentive. Nice atmosphere and overall a great night out. Was a bit on the pricey side which is the only downside but would definitely go back in the future

1  Thank mosscopeekotrain
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We turned up before a show last night to find all the tables reserved. A table was found for us. Amazing range of drinks to choose from. The meals were wonderful. Prawns entree, then scallop and bacon salad. My friend had white bait, then a...More

1  Thank Elaine G
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Okay, so what they are just chips right? WRONG.. they are by far the best chips ever! Cant comment on any of their other food, but the handcut chips on the takeaway menu will have you going back again, and again, and well if you...More

1  Thank Teresa M
Reviewed 22 January 2017

As I reached the restaurant at 9pm on a weekday, owner was just about to out up the closed sign, but was gracious enough to let me in for dine in. Ordered the white bait fritters. Service was prompt and food was tasty. Overall a...More

Thank Uday B
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We went there last night and ordered the seafood chowder and then ordered mains. It took slightly over one hour from the time of ordering to the time that the food came out. The server was nice but confused one of the orders (we requested...More

7  Thank John S
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Unlike previous owners service slow waited an hour to eat, traditional slaw changed, fish portion now small, flamed scallops now in a tiny bowl on plate and sauce tasted like iodine.. Disappointed !

1  Thank HaweraCouple
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, New Zealand
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Brougham Street, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 6-758 4749
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