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Ortega Fish Shack

) #2 of 686 Restaurants in Wellington ₹₹₹₹ Seafood, European,
16 Majoribanks Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-382 9559
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (85 reviews)
“snapper” (49 reviews)
“scampi” (15 reviews)
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Seafood, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
16 Majoribanks Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An early anniversary dinner for two in a busy yet still capable of being romantic ambiance. The waitstaff are casual but good. The food was excellent focused of course on fish.

Thank GerryNZ_11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Ortega on a Friday night with no reservation. They were completely booked but said that we could sit at the bar. The waiter was attentive and offered great suggestions based on what we liked. We both had the John Dory (fish) over...More

1  Thank Sunpuppy99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked a table for a Tuesday evening. The table we were initially shown was very small and wedged in by the front door. I asked if there was anything a bit quieter and after quite a bit of conversation between staff we were taken...More

Thank JanNZ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recently I had a birthday and decided on eating at Ortega fish Shack. Everything about our dining experience was delicious. Service outstanding. Complimentary bubbles on arrive to help kick start our celebration. All staff acknowledged my birthday and called us by our names. Highly impressed.

Thank nickyedgar
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had another delicious night out at Ortega. My husband had the crayfish scrambled eggs for an entre and I had the prawn tails - both were absolutely delicious and the scrambled eggs literally melted in your mouth. Gurnard and seafood broth were our mains with...More

Thank nikkie747
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Reviews before rated this restaurant and that is the reason for dining their. Options are excellent and combine the hero fish with subtle undertones of other flavours and textures all complementary to each other. The restaurant is a must for any food lover. The wine...More

Thank johnmV9466LU
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

As always the food is amazing and the staff very friendly. Our waiter was very patient and helpful with our questions about the menu and accommodating with dietary requirements. Would highly recommend.

Thank lilarosey
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Loved Ortega for a sophisticated dinner with colleagues. Great wine list and amazing seafood menu. The service is fantastic and food even better.

Thank Jack5516
Reviewed 12 May 2017

I was lucky enough to be shouted here as part of a birthday celebration and was more than happy with the restaurant,service and food. Away from the local bustle of Courteney Place the Ortega Fish Shack is busy and flavoursome as dishes are wizzed past...More

Thank GAW198
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Food was great and we loved the scampi. Very fresh fish and seafood. Ambience is cosy but a little noisy, as is next to the road. Staffs are friendly.

Thank Air-Miles-Global
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Do you have to be over 18 to eat here on your own
9 December 2015|
Response from hunkyman | Reviewed this property |
no you can dine here but if you are under 18 they won't serve you alcohol.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Majoribanks Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-382 9559
  • E-mail
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