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“Not a bad option, especially off season”
Review of Two Fish Cafe - CLOSED

Two Fish Cafe
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night
Reviewed 19 September 2014

We came here on a cold and rainy September day and found the food lovely and service attentive. Three rounds of fish and chips and the portion sizes were good.
The food is quite pricey - they don't have a lot of competition and it is in a coastal location so is somewhat expected. Prices as per Auckland City.
It is a great location, just over the road from the beach so afterwards we went for a stroll.
In summer I imagine this place would be jammed packed and I wouldn't expect prompt service then!

Date of visit: September 2014
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2  Thank natsnaps
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Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

2nd time we have been here first time was lovely and didn't mind paying the extra for good service and good food. Today the service was bad. Table wasn't cleared when we arrived waited but was never done so cleared ourselves onto another table that had dishes piled on it. Had to go to counter and get things on our order that had been missed even though we asked the waitress where they had gotten to they never turned up so eventually went down and collected ourselves. Coffee tasted burnt and didn't come with tea spoon. This is such a lovely spot and they weren't overly busy service should be of a much higher standard for prices ...

Thank Alyayde
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Reviewed 1 June 2014 via mobile

We've stopped in a couple of times & both stops haven't been great. Don't think we'll be doing it again, & we're locals.
First stop were the high prices, $19 for a burger with no fries... Even though we'd asked if it came with fries & were told yes.
Second time was at about 3pm & one person from our group was told the kitchen was behind in prep so could only order fries. Food was coming out around us & one of us had already ordered wedges, little surprised we were. The wedges were actually chunky fries with bacon & cheese & only a small dish for $12.
Back to the pizza barn for us!

3  Thank HappyChickNZ
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Reviewed 1 June 2014 via mobile

I have to say our first visit was good and that's why we came back... This was our down fall! We ordered the same as I had the Wagu Burger! First time we came it had a side of chips... We confirmed this when we ordered the second time and sat looking forward to our lunch!! When it was brought out there were no chips! We asked about this and the waitress sniggered and walked off!! We went to the counter and asked where we ordered to be told... Oh sorry the menu had changed and I forgot! When is this the customers problem? Not recommended for service and food is over priced.

Thank Dwayne A
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Reviewed 15 May 2014 via mobile

After spending two weeks cooking for my gorgeous family and friends and their families I was dying to stop off on the way home from the far north for lunch and a vino.
We decided to take the coastal ride home we love visiting our beautiful beaches n besides the food options on the main artillery is woeful!
Two fish located opposite Waipu beach is fitted out in a casual Hamptons style. There is a play house for kids including a slide , ice cream scooped to order (genius) Large outdoor seating and water out for our puppy.
Service is young, sweet and fast.
Wine list is reasonably priced and a wide range for a remote area.
The food was fresh delicious uncomplicated fair. We fought over the hapuka Fish burger and devoured the chicken Caesar.
The owner was flat out on the grill but still had time for a hello.
Will definitely be back and highly recommend.

Date of visit: April 2014
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Thank raffertyford
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