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Amazing Thai Bar & Restaurant

78-94 Marsden Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
+64 9-402 5555
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“thai food” (17 reviews)
“pineapple” (4 reviews)
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European, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
78-94 Marsden Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Amazing Thai Bar & Restaurant
1. Absolute Bay views
"amazing food, views and friendly staff, it's absolutely divine!!! "
Rachael B
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2. Authentic Thai Chefs
" firmly in my Top 5 ever and I have eaten in 3-500 globally. "
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3. Something for everyone
" I would rate the food served to us on our night here top notch."
Brenda B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for snacks, ordered chicken wings and coffee. Chicken wings were not great and they do not have Thai iced tea. Pretty big area with lots of tables.

Thank Erony T
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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

I love this restaurant to its amazing food, views and friendly staff, it's absolutely divine!!! A must visit in beautiful Paihia

Thank Rachael B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

During our 12 day cruise of New Zealand we come across so yummy restaurants on the mainland of NZ however Paihia was our final stop before heading back to Australia and didn't we save the best till last when it came to lunch! Stopped in...More

Thank Sharkey S
JoAndTed, Owner at Amazing Thai Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Sharkey S Thank you for your lovely review. We are lucky to have amazing chefs who serve wonderful fresh food and give you super fresh vegetables which are sourced every couple of days from our providers. We often hear people say they don't like...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing Thai is situated in the main street of Paihia, but you may have to park around the block and walk through the mall, as there is no parking out front. Big place with plenty of seating. Quick service from very friendly staff, plus everything...More

Thank b0ris2
Reviewed 31 October 2017

On the night we dined the restaurant was busy and we got the last table for two, we had mixed starters which was very good followed by the beef stir fried with chilli and basil and a massaman beef curry the food was well presented...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 27 October 2017

My daughter and I dined here on the Labour day long weekend and were not disappointed. Despite our order being lost for over an hour the food was still worth the wait. The hosts and waitresses were truly apologetic and compensated us by reducing the...More

Thank Joke060
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Got here at about 6:50 pm Thursday 12th October and walked out after about 25 - 30 mins of waiting .... asked to wait for a table to be 'cleared' and given tow menus at seats where people wait for take out, whilst the two...More

1  Thank kimmyevo
JoAndTed, Owner at Amazing Thai Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Dear kimmyevo I apologise for your experience. Sometimes things go wrong and it appears that that is what happened that night. Knowing the date helps to understand the underlying problem, which we had with a staff member that night. That person resigned at the end...More

Reviewed 10 October 2017

Lovely ambience, lovely setting, excellent friendly obliging staff. Sadly the food was lacking in taste for a real authentic Thai experience.More

Thank homedreams
JoAndTed, Owner at Amazing Thai Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Hi homedreams Thank you for your review. Your comment regarding the lack of authentic Thai flavour puzzles me, given the food is cooked by Thai chefs. I also note that this is the only restaurant you have ever reviewed, so there is no other Thai...More

Reviewed 5 October 2017

We were lucky to get a table by the front window overlooking the lovely Bay of Island water views. We didn't realise that we could have brought a BYO bottle of wine (corkage was $5.50/bottle), otherwise we would have. The beer we ordered was warm...More

Thank ChrisandDavid2016
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Menu good, does not offer BYO but will accept it if you ask or just turn up with your BYO. Food OK to good, service a bit lackadaisical. Prices quite good.More

Thank cdscons
JoAndTed, Owner at Amazing Thai Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2017

Hi cdscons Thank you for your review. However a bit puzzled by your comment regarding BYO. We have always offered this option to our diners for wine only. Many of our guests bring their own wine choices to the restaurant. Thank you for dining with...More

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Questions & Answers
22 February 2017|
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Response from JoAndTed | Property representative |
absolutely! we don't do delivery at the moment but you can wither come to the restaurant and ordee or phone an order in on 09 402 5555. hope this helps and happy dining! Joanne
12 January 2017|
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Response from JoAndTed | Property representative |
Hi The hours are 11.00 am to 2.30 pm and 5.00 pm to late. They have just been updated on TripAdvisor yesterday. Thanks for asking and we look forward to seeing you Jo, Ted and the team
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$24
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78-94 Marsden Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
  • Phone Number: +64 9-402 5555
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This fabulous restaurant in the Bay of Islands has absolute bay views.We offer European breakfast, European and Thai lunches, and Thai dinners. We also cater for those who think they don't like Thai food, offering plainer options. Amazing Thai is fully licenced and can cater for large groups of up to 110 people. The food is very fresh and cooked to order by authentic Thai chefs. . We also have available a limited KIDS ONLY menu for those fussy eaters. Conferencing facilities are available within the restaurant
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