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Ortega Fish Shack

€€€€Seafood, European,
16 Majoribanks Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-382 9559
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (104 reviews)
“scampi” (23 reviews)
“coconut gravy” (13 reviews)
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Seafood, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
16 Majoribanks Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Every visit to Wellington means a visit to Ortega. Over the years this restaurant seems to go from strength to strength. Lovely food and attentive service

Thank Chris31746
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went to Ortega Fish Shack tonight to celebrate catching up with our Son and his beautiful lady. We were very excited about getting a booking as they are very heavily booked all the time. We arrived a little bit early and although our table...More

Thank KathieVerkuylen
Reviewed 4 days ago

As the top rated restaurant in Wellington, I had pretty high expectations. The food was quite expensive, but I fully admit that it was tasty and unique. The duck pate was a huge portion and served with lovely bread and tasty chutney. The ceviche starter...More

Thank Jeffrey S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here a couple of months ago and was so impressed! Food, service, and ambiance were all perfect. It was my birthday and we were welcomed with some Prosecco which was a lovely treat. Had the crayfish risotto and fish in coconut gravy, some oysters...More

Thank Lisa F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Once upon a time bookings weren't essential ........ they are now. Place chokker at 1815 and tables were refilled as soon as customers left. Food great as usual with good choice, and the staff extremely good and knew the menu and the drinks menu. certainly...More

Thank chinalugga
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Superb wine list. Superb welcome by a woman who knew exactly what wine to recommend . Great WOW menu. Great choices a la carte. Cannot fault the whole experience ona wet, windy Wellington evening! I am coeliac and in a place like this it was...More

Thank kiwibear
Reviewed 1 week ago

I must start by saying this is my favorite restaurant in Wellington. We were urged to stop in for a drink and once I laid eyes on the menu there was no other choice but to order until we could no longer muster the strength...More

Thank Brandon M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wished you had a restaurant close to us in Algies Bay Warkworth Auckland. We love you guys, delicious food and menus, great staff, and very very cool overall. We took our group from Nor East Excursions here over last weekend while visiting for Wow Wearable...More

Thank TAUser_101518
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wonderful evening, every dish a winner and spot on service . The pate was a must have . Went for the set menu $65 ,with a choice of two each course . Decided on different dishes each course so were able to sample...More

Thank Claire W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great meal at Ortega with Kim our server. The food was really good and I liked the feeling of people enjoying wine and conversation. The octopus dish was tasty and we really liked the grouper.extra bread a must. The chicken pate was...More

Thank K9254OMroberta
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9 December 2015|
Response from hunkyman | Reviewed this property |
no you can dine here but if you are under 18 they won't serve you alcohol.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Majoribanks Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-382 9559
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