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Pacifica Kaimoana Restaurant

209 Marine Parade, Napier 4001, New Zealand
+64 6-833 6335
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good13%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (50 reviews)
“sweetbreads” (6 reviews)
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Seafood, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
209 Marine Parade, Napier 4001, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Every element of hospitality is met to the highest standards at this establishment. Standards of service, quality of food served along with the amazing staff who are well versed and trained ensure that this is an amazing experience. The wine matching option is worth the...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Absolutely perfect. Best restaurant my husband and I have ever been to. A must do in Napier. Have the seafood

Thank sharon m
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Pacifica was recommended to us & we were not disappointed. The atmosphere, service, food & wine were all very good. We had the seafood degustation with matching wines and enjoyed the evening very much. We would certainly return in the future.

Thank Melnp
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything is very well organized to give you the impression some superior chef is creating a top culinary and gastronomical experience for the privileged few obtaining a table. However, the chef delivers average food at best, thoughtlessly lumped together; you wonder where he learned to...More

Thank croettger
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited for dinner booked by a friend based on winning NZ award. I should state right away that I am a fussy eater, so carefuly selected the seafood option to avoid one particular item (mushrooms) mentioned in the meat option. The setting is welcoming, as...More

Thank DrStoat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rated a top New Zealand restaurant, this is a unique dining experience. Attentive, friendly waiters, andan understated atmosphere.Obviously people go there for the food which is prepared with culinary skills, love and artistry. Easy access located on Marine Parade.

Thank iainmckay1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment we stepped in the door & were welcomed by Natalie we were looked after. Hine the waitress did a superb job of explaining each course & nothing was too much trouble. Every little detail was adhered to without "being in your face"....More

Thank Susie v
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant and were not disappointed. We both had the the fish degustation (one with the matching wines) and both were impressed.Very well presented and beautifully cooked (and the wines matched very well). A very pleasant evening and only suggestion is that...More

1  Thank Richard B
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Relaxed, intimate atmosphere with attentive waiting staff and superb, innovative food. Chef Jeremy Rameka is a culinary artist with a continually changing menu that utilises fantastic local produce in truly unique ways. If you're wanting a good steak, fries and salad go elsewhere. This is...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Well cooked. Combination worked sometimes but it was in consistent. Nothing wow for the reputation Cooking cheaper ingredients well but crumbed flounder or creamy island style lemon fish ceviche? (Shark) . Is ok but didn't rock my world. Sorry dessert had no balanve So $65...More

Thank Look4PassionQuality
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25 October 2016|
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Response from kimdavis4 | Reviewed this property |
all the other responses are great, there is also a free camping site in Te Awanga, close to 3 wineries, Elephant Hill, Clearview Estate and Te Awanga Estate, you should include wine tastings into your trip. only 15 minutes... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 Marine Parade, Napier 4001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-833 6335
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