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The Blind Finch

29 Goldfinch Street, Ohakune 4625, New Zealand
+64 6-385 8076
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“fries” (31 reviews)
“burger” (128 reviews)
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Bar, Fast Food, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
29 Goldfinch Street, Ohakune 4625, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This little place was a highlight of our trip. The burgers were to die for. Loved the view into the kitchen and the bespoke grill oven was very cool to see. Cosy setting, lovely on a cold night.

Thank Ypuk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place knows how to do burgers and they do it so well. Love that you get to choose your burger size, that’s a great service. We arrived quite close to closing time but were given the warmest welcome and best hospitality. Definitely can’t recommend...More

Thank Jessisaw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have always rated these the best burgers ever but was disappointed recently. The pork burger (vietnamese) was over processed and difficult to cut. Likewise the chicken is now a processed patty instead of real chicken. Prices are very reasonable, service great and a cool decor....More

Thank happyholiday360
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Fantastic burgers, 5 of us all really enjoyed them. The fries were really good too. It was good being able to see the burgers being cooked. I also liked that could could order large or small sized burgers. It's not a big place so be...More

Thank Wellingtonfeijoa
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Burger was awesone 6 of 5 The best burger Ive eaten ever, have been in the states for a month and thought I had the best burger - didnt expect to hit the jackpot here. Fruits, Veggies, Cheese in a burger with meat, u seriously...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Great burgers with tasty fries! The staff was also accommodating to make something not on the menu. The restaurant itself was a little cold, but there was quick friendly service.

Thank jhh3434
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

The staff were very accommodating as we visited during peak hour (dinner on a Saturday night of a long weekend)andey found a way to get us a table for six. Because it was peak hour there was a bit of a wait in the food...More

Thank Keith H
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

This place was amazing. The burgers were top notch and the selection of loaded fries with various toppings was mouth watering. Both burgers and fries had different options based on international flavours so something for everyone. Staff were awesome. Also best mojitos I've ever had!...More

Thank Ashlee P
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

I'll start by saying that the burgers and chips we got were alright. They were a normal burger size (we got the large ones which are just normal Size) and the chips were actually a good size. The burgers (USA ones) lacked any sort of...More

Thank Ashley S
Reviewed 9 March 2018

We had this for take away one of the nights we stayed in Ohakune, being it was take away I can’t really say much about the facility because I didn’t see much beyond the entrance. But the burgers were really good, and the staff was...More

Thank Dustin A
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Ruth W
26 June 2017|
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Response from NannyMcPhee70 | Reviewed this property |
ee take our kids and they love it. the kids OMG and milkshakes are great. im not sure if they take bookings as we have always just turned up.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$14
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Goldfinch Street, Ohakune 4625, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Ohakune
  • Phone Number: +64 6-385 8076
  • E-mail
Authentic Manuka Flame Grilled burgers, Dine in or Takeaway. Fully licensed dine in area with a great selection of craft beer, wines and cocktails. Join us for brunch till 2 pm. Burgers all day Late Night Cocktails, Wine and Craft Beer Fully Licensed until 2 AM Every day
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