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Ainos Steakhouse & Restaurant

) #85 of 87 Restaurants in Invercargill €€ - €€€ , Steakhouse
Ruru St, Invercargill 9501, New Zealand
+64 3-215 9568
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible18%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (2 reviews)
“cordon bleu” (2 reviews)
“lovely meal” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
New Zealand, Steakhouse
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Ruru St, Invercargill 9501, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 42 reviews

Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Visited this restaurant with another couple, drinks order was a shambles which we repeated three times and we still didn't get what we ordered, our meals - the salmon was well over cooked, dry and tasteless, garlic sauce on the chicken schnitzel was gluggy, tasteless...More

Thank MollyNZ43
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We bought a bottle of wine from them, then they tried to charge $10/glass for using their glasses. At least they didn't charge us for using cutlery and dishes I suppose. Food very average and expensive - won't be back

Thank CobberKay
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Walked into a very shabby restaurant, where the staff were pleasant but their dress matched the surroundings. The service was extremely slow and the meal terrible. I asked for veggies with my steak instead of fries and was given over boiled veggies from the buffet....More

4  Thank Hi W
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Quite disappointed in this place the potatoes were still hard and the carrots were frozen baby carrots the peas had been boiled to an inch of their lives and the ham and lamb was overlooked. Won't be rushing back that's for sure. Though the staff...More

3  Thank karen d
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Me and my partner arrived here for a meal without a booking which was no problem. I had the salmon and it was yummy! Other person had a steak which was cooked well. Service was great, can tell the staff are eager to make sure...More

1  Thank Lulus B
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Staff were nice, but food was average. A little expensive. Enjoyed looking out above the houses. They could work on presentation in the restaurant and professionalism.

3  Thank Ryan B
Reviewed 3 September 2016

I have never had bad service like this in my life. We were the only three in the restaurant at the time. We had to wait ages to get our entrees. After three quarters of an hour we had to ask where our entrees were....More

5  Thank shorty24121
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Went to Ainos as always enjoyed their meal, knew it was under new management what a disappointment got Steak Diane, although steak cooked ok, the sauce was terrible, like they had opened a can of something and chucked it over the steak, chips rather soggy,...More

5  Thank sjedmonds8
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Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

This would have to be the worst dining experience I have had. The place was freezing. I asked for the heating to be turned up ...nothing happened so I ate with my rain coat on. The steak was awful and not cooked the way I...More

6  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Don't even bother! I think we were served re-heated leftovers from the previous night - fortunately this was a work function so the boss was paying. Most of the people in our group agreed that they wouldn't be returning.

4  Thank debz123456
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
New Zealand, Steakhouse
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ruru St, Invercargill 9501, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Invercargill
  • Phone Number: +64 3-215 9568
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