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Boardwalk Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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8 Hardinge Rd | Ahuriri, Napier, New Zealand
+64 6-834 1168
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Gold Coast
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270 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We enjoyed the water views from the deck area of this restaurant. Service was fine. Perhaps we just made the wrong choices however we didn't enjoy our meals so we decided to share and neither of us enjoyed the other meal either. Seafood Lasagne, listed as a house specialty, had a strong fishy taste so we couldn't taste the individual... More 

Waipukurau, New Zealand
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were greeted by friendly staff who gave us great service even though we had only popped in for a bite of lunch. The restaurant has a lovely inside-outside feel to it, with a pleasant inside eating area, a covered outside area and tables right on the boardwalk - all with a view of the beachfront which was very ambient.... More 

Thank cajadu
Ottawa, Canada
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347 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Overlooking Hawke's Bay, we got 50% off at First Table, but the meal was worth full price. A great steak with onion rings, fries, egg, Bacon. My wife had the ribs and they were also fantastic. Adffogato for dessert to share and it was enough for two.

Thank DJS1950
Napier, New Zealand
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely food and view. Our waitress was lovely but the blonde girl really needs to smile and chat a bit more. 😕 Partner had Mediterranean meatballs and I had the maple pork. Both were excellant. Over all not a bad night, food and wine serviced in reasonable time.

Thank Deb H
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was great!fish was very fresh and fries are amazing..but service can be a little bit better(sited with dirty place for about 30 min in front of us)in the end put it on an amty table next to us . View is amazing as well also great choice of music.

Thank Valeriia I
Napier, New Zealand
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64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My birthday was made special with lunch on the deck. The view of the Bay, and the kiddies enjoying picnics and swimming in the sea was priceless. Meals were very large, well presented and devine. Service was great! Good prices too!

Thank Lynda K
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In this well-situated restaurant, you are able to comfortably sit and watch the waves crash on the shore, become entertained by the boats coming in and out of the port. The food was spectacular and the staff were warm and inviting, allowing the overall atmosphere to be matched by the cuisine.

Thank Atarau H
Hastings, New Zealand
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175 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with friends here early evening for dinner. Pro's: Situated almost on the beach , gives a nice view across the Bay. I had the Mediterranean Chicken & was impressed with the large amount of olives, cherry tomatoes etc covering the chicken breast. (N0 room left for dessert!) Staff were very attentive & friendly. Con's: A strong sea breeze was... More 

Thank SPYC
Havelock North, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I hadn't been to the Boardwalk before and I was extremely pleased with my first experience! The sea views were lovely, the food was delicious and moderately priced, the wine selection was decent and the staff were very friendly. I was genuinely surprised at the amount of knowledge one of the managers had about the wine and dishes they had... More 

Thank Jack_Mcknight101
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lunch at Boardwalk and were blown away by the quality of the food. The burger and the mussels were exeptional. They got a great terrace directaly at the ocean.

Thank Le_Bodo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Hardinge Rd | Ahuriri, Napier, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-834 1168

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?