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Tai Tong Chinese Restaurant

212-214 Bank St, Whangarei, New Zealand
+64 9-438 7921
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible33%
16 Jan 2017
“Average at best”
23 Aug 2016
“dining out”
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian
212-214 Bank St, Whangarei, New Zealand
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Reviews (37)
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1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 19 April 2017

im sure they make good fish and chips but thats where they should leave it. The food is gross, the meat tough and no flavour, didnt even eat ours. Lovely man who works there, i felt sad that i had to return the food to...More

Thank SHERYL407
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Not as bad as some of the other reviews made out but definitely very average food. A bit weird how the buffet was set up in 2 different rooms and dining room in separate room again. Some dishes were great and others lacked flavour. I...More

Thank Penny D
Reviewed 13 December 2016

The only all your can eat Chinese restaurant I go to. Friendly staff, good food, great price. It even has a mini bar!

Thank David C
Reviewed 7 September 2016

If you are afraid the ceiling that has tape over holes may fall on you as you eat...its not the place for you. How they get a licence to stay open defies belief

1  Thank luv2eatout2016
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Usedto be a favourite, but the last twice wd dined here, found it not as good. Think it maybe changed hands

Thank julietD7158KI
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Food was OK but not great - huge serves so value for money. The choices were varied and a localised NZ style of Chinese so not especially authentic. They stayed open for me and a couple of other late customers - others are not so...More

Thank OscarozW
Reviewed 4 March 2016

We purchased dinner here for ourselves and friends. We ordered several different types of meals. Chicken Chow Mein, Chicken Fried Rice and Sweet and Sour Pork. It was not nice at all. In fact we were starving and none of us liked the food. Ended...More

2  Thank Robynne C
Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

I really hate to say this because two years ago it was the best Chinese food place. I heard it went downhill but I decided to try it for my self. I just grabbed a container a filled it myself. Honestly, looked awful and tasted...More

Thank Critick79
Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

Went there for lunch with a 2 others, we were greeted strait away but thought it was odd to walk down a short corridor to get to the dinning area, the person showed us around the place which was helpful, so we then made our...More

2  Thank smallestdarealiest
Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

My family and I used to go here for dinner at least once a month a few years ago when it was an actual restaurant... now... the food is mediocre.. the atmosphere is really run down.. their fried rice is literally rice and peas... their...More

Thank Angela M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212-214 Bank St, Whangarei, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei
  • Phone Number: +64 9-438 7921
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