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“Dinner twice, the food was wonderful”
Review of Schnappa Rock

Schnappa Rock
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Ranked #12 of 157 Restaurants in Whangarei
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 8 - US$ 25
Cuisines: Seafood, Contemporary, Bar, New Zealand
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: On the Marina in Tutukaka, gateway to the Poor Knights Marine Reserve. Schnappa Rock offer a unique dining experience in lovely setting. Open 7 Days from 8am
Reviewed 10 March 2021

We had such a lovely meal on our first night in Tutukaka that we went back on our last night for a repeat, something we don't often do. The food, the service and the atmosphere were wonderful.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 2 March 2021 via mobile

The poor waiter waiting on over 10 tables - we had to flag him down to get anything. After over 2.5 hours we finally finished a 3 course dinner. I ordered wine throughout including 1 glass long before we got our main. I had finished my dinner before I decided to cancel the wine as I had wanted it with my dinner. It just never arrived! Everything was soooo slow! All seafood was overcooked and small except the king prawns.
The mussel entree was a decent size of 12 mussels, the sauce was delicious but mussels overcooked.
The main of fish was small and overcooked.
The main of pilaf was delicious but seafood overcooked.
The desserts were both delicious.
All overpriced, slow and overcooked. The only highlight was our waiter was a nice guy and the flavours were nice. And the desserts - which we just about canceled because they took forever to come out!!

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 20 February 2021

7 of us went for dinner. Awesome cocktails pre dinner. None of us could fault our food.
Everything we ordered was delicious and well presented. Great service with friendly staff. Definitely would fi back.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Thank Sandra N
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Reviewed 18 February 2021 via mobile

Went there for a meal after being seated and waiting awhile our drinks orders were taken they had plenty of waiting staff on and we were
Told there was no schnapper they had run out at 0630pm we then wondered schnapper rock ran out of schnapper
Well after taking our order it then took another 50 mins to get some garlic toast well we had our main and decided to go look at it most probably has a name in the township but i will telling people otherwise very disappointed service not good enough

Date of visit: February 2021
Thank Doug1959
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Reviewed 14 February 2021 via mobile

Lovely indoor and outdoor setting. Lots of casual atmosphere and ambiance. Tropical island feel. Great service. Clam pasta dish is unbeatable. Steak was average. Great menu. Love this place.

Date of visit: February 2021
Thank TG123NZ
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