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Hog's Breath Cafe

€€ - €€€Steakhouse, ,
49 Marine Parade, Napier 4110, New Zealand
+64 6-835 1018
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good33%
  • Average18%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible11%
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Steakhouse, Bar, New Zealand
€€ - €€€
49 Marine Parade, Napier 4110, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I recently visited the Hog's Breath restaurant, specifically for the barbecued pork ribs. When the ribs arrived, they were grey in colour (it appeared they were just boiled) with some sauce poured over them. The curly fries that were underneath the ribs were soggy and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As the title says - this is a typical Hog's Breath Cafe. We paid $90 for two 200g steaks and two cokes. Although the food was of very good quality, I do not see value for money here.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service was awesome..however improvement needed on the food.Ordered Panko crumbed Flathead with side salad.Consisted mostly of red cabbage with one cherry tomato.a little green lettuce an not much else.Fish was overcooked and fries were greasy. Wait staff were very obliging with umbrella for outside dining...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I must say, the service was quite good, but a bit disappointed with the food. My salad consisted of thick raw red cabbage strips, bit of lettuce an a couple cherry tomatoes, the fish strip was over cooked. My friends ceaser salad had boiled egg...More

Thank TaniaAplin47
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I went for a lunch. I ordered my usual chicken parmy. It came out and my chicken was rotten!! Very revolting. I asked to send it back as it was off and the waitresses took it back. She then said the chef...More

Thank Kali A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Seated promptly drinks ordered, delivered and meal ordered, after an hour waiting for meal and noticing another table asking how long they had to wait decided to leave,when paying for drinks found that our order for our meal hadn't even been put through very dissapointing.

Thank Gina T
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I have been here many times and have always had a very good meal.the steaks are to die for and I am very fussy.The last time I went with 10 other people and everyone said the meals were excellent.Although you have to wait a fair...More

Thank bazzm109r
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Used to visit the Hogs Breath in Bondi alot because the steaks were great. This one however was poor...almost like it had been quickly defrosted and grilled...almost boiled. No flavour at all. The fish was also pre frozen. Service friendly enough but food needs some...More

Thank lost_farang
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Went remembering a great experience from several years prior but alas not the same, in fact quite ordinary. No 18hr slow cooked steaks 😥 but to be fair they cooked a good ordinary steak. Veges were boring steamed. My wife asked for a Bernaise sauce...More

Thank Scott J
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Arrived to an empty restaurant - 6 adults 3 kids to celebrate a birthday. Waited just over an hr to get kids nuggets and chips meanwhile 4 other diners arrived, ordered, ate, and left !! When the children finished we asked why our meals where...More

Thank Deb T
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Average prices
US$7 - US$29
Steakhouse, Bar, New Zealand
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Marine Parade, Napier 4110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-835 1018
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Warm family atmosphere with rustic tables and a great outback ambience
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