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Schnappa Rock

Tutukaka Marina, Tutukaka 0173, New Zealand
+64 9-434 3774
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (38 reviews)
“pork belly” (17 reviews)
“tiramisu” (7 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Tutukaka Marina, Tutukaka 0173, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 439 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From it's rustic charm, warm welcome, friendly barman, to it's delightful food this is a winner. Very casual environment, even if a little chilly in winter, so take a jacket, this is a pleasant change to to the formality of some city restaurants. Loved the...More

Thank Ian K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Situated directly across from the marina and a short walk from Oceans Hotel this restaurant is certainly worth trying. We had both brunch and dinner here. All food was of a high standard, staff were efficient and friendly. Decor is a little different but adds...More

Thank Ross B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staying overnight in Tutukaka so checked out this restaurant. All meals were great but the highlight was the Thai Mussels. Great atmosphere and friendly and efficient staff.

Thank Rod M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to go for meals. Rustic and cosy with great service. Food is amazing and. Dry generous portions. Definitely coming back.

Thank marielouisej282
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We sought out what appeared to be an iconic café in favour of breakfast at our hotel, and ended up wondering why. I can't think of anywhere better for lunch in the sun or an afternoon drink, but breakfast was very average, particularly as our...More

1  Thank donmalcolm
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Stopped for lunch when travelling in the area. Ordered fish & chips. The portion was generous, with serving of salad with dish. Chips was tasty and crunchy. Fish (hapuka) was beautifully cooked in light batter, pipping hot for a cold day and very tasty. We...More

Thank RiverstoneLodg
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This places never always delivers good service, food and ambience. I have been several times now and Nick and his team do such a wonderful job of looking after their customers. Came here for dinner and breakfast, totally recommend Schnappa Rock.

Thank Lorraine J
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We visited this restaurant 2 weeks ago. It is off season in this location but this did not reflect in the food and service in any way. It was excellent and we will return without any hesitation. Cold wet night outdoors but warmth indoors from...More

Thank LorRog
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Enjoyed our meals here immensely. Excellent service and great decor. Would love to come back on a weekend as I imagine the place would be really buzzing.

Thank Trish F
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Excellent attentive service and food was devine. Friendly atmosphere and we were always asked how each course was!

Thank Andrea W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$26
Bar, Seafood, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, View
Open Hours
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tutukaka Marina, Tutukaka 0173, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Tutukaka
  • Phone Number: +64 9-434 3774
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On the Marina in Tutukaka, gateway to the Poor Knights Marine Reserve. Schnappa Rock offer a unique dining experience in lovely setting. Open 7 Days from 8am
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