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Boardwalk Restaurant

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8 Hardinge Rd | Ahuriri, Napier, New Zealand
+64 6-834 1168
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Bell Buckle, Tennessee
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187 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have a great deck area overlooking the ocean and beach. It was too chilly for us to sit out there so we moved into the covered deck area. It was very noisy with what appeared to be a bachelorette party, but the food, once it finally got there, was very good. The catch of the day was excellent and... More 

Thank Lasseter4242
Whangarei, New Zealand
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250 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located right on the beach, the average food was overlooked because of the lovely views. Staff mixed up breakfast order but only small thing. Tried dinner which was average but the air con in the 30 degree heat was a blessing.

Thank Angus L
Napier, New Zealand
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived to be told there was a wait which is appreciated considering we had no booking . The food came well before waiting time so that was good. The proportion of the burger pattie compared to other ingredients was too small , too much salad massive bun. The Caesar Salad was just a chicken salad with no cos lettuce... More 

Thank boomm2016
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just stopped by and were fortunate enough to get a seat on the deck. We ordered the Mongolian Ribs and the Chicken Fillo. Both were excellent. The view of the beach and the boardwalk traffic were also fun to watch on beautiful Saturday early evening. Prices were in the mid level for New Zealand and the dress code was... More 

Thank John Y
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ahuriri’s own local, with a good range of food and beers on draught, plus the setting to make it rather special. Here you can sit literally on the edge of the beach watching the waves come in with a beer and a (massive) bowl of fries which, after fairly extensive research, I reckon are the very best in the area.... More 

Thank thehare
Havelock North, New Zealand
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160 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in for lunch. A great spot by the sea and quite busy. The menu was huge - far too much to choose from. We thought it would be best to stick to the basics, (burgers/ fries) - the chips were good, but the burger was pretty basic. One of our party ordered the pasta though - it definitely... More 

Thank Antoinette B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food here was very average. My meal of chicken filo was bland and tasteless more effort needed guys.

Thank Gill A
Wellington, New Zealand
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211 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely outlook onto the sea from many parts of the restaurant especially if you are seated on the deck (Book for those tables). Great variety of food on the menu with lots of Italian food. Very helpful when telling of dietary requirments as they programme the information into their order and the chefs are very concerned about ensuring that... More 

Thank white0nes
Napier, New Zealand
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took my teenage grandson for lunch on a warm Sunday afternoon. We were greeted warmly and given a choice of the few tables left. Water and the menu arrived very quickly and explanations given by a delightful young man. The menu was extensive but we were given enough time to choose but not to feel as if we were... More 

Thank Mary K
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were hopefully unlucky, but will not come back. Were there with two 5 year olds. Waited a long time for drinks, and had to remind of the children's drinks. Then waited about 45 min for the food. Asked twice about how long it would take, first waiter said she would check but never came back, second said there was... More 

Thank Steffen C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Hardinge Rd | Ahuriri, Napier, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-834 1168

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?