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Only Seafood

40 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
+64 9-402 6066
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“seafood” (229 reviews)
“tuna” (45 reviews)
“king prawns” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
40 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

best seafood in Paihia. long established restaurant run by Kelvin & Sue who greet you like long lost friends their food is so fresh and very well presented. they have a early bird special every day so check this out. their outside dining is very...More

Thank Bev D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While visiting Paihia we went to "Only Seafood " restaurant. We had a beautiful meal - enough to make us go back again before our holiday ended. The service was great & the meals superb. I had a seafood filo wrap while husband had snapper...More

Thank retmarahau
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our experience at this restaurant was fantastic. The quality of food that we received was exceptional. I have eaten at many places around the World and this restaurant delivered food at an outstanding quality which I will not forget in a long time. There were...More

Thank HayesNZ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

2nd time I have been here for dinner in the last month. Last time I thought it was okay. But this time on Saturday night I did not find it very good value at all. We had Sashimi and sushi for a shared main course...More

Thank DKB_7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dinner on Friday night was at Only Seafood. A group of us had been to this restaurant 10 years ago and had had a lovely night out with great food, wine and service. This time there were only two of us but we found it...More

Thank Jen081208
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Was a special occasion and we were determined to enjoy fresh seafood. Assisted by several excellent reviews we made this our choice and will be return guests. Freshness and local catches are a feature with natural oysters ranking with the bluff variety. My wife's seafood...More

Thank I2977YPjohn
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

By chance I turned up at 6 pm and was offered the early bird special for $49. It started with a smoked salmon crab cake, very good but a tad flowery. That was followed by a superb baked founder, perfectly cooked with an excellently seasoned...More

Thank Leighton R
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Very enjoyable nights dining waitress advised us of the days specials also what was on offer for the early bird meal. we decided not to go for the specials but by sheer indulgence ordered the bread....big mistake it was huge but very tasty. mains were...More

Thank rossndi2015
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Thinking, i am not leaving Paihia without visiting this place, lo and behold it did not disappoint!!! Service is great, atmosphere brill, and the view 👍🏼 I had the seafood platter, homemade garlic bread, entreé scallop served in puff pastry with masala cream sauce. Very...More

Thank austen d
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Easy walk from our hotel, overlooking the pier. Best fish meal I have ever had. Very pleasant atmosphere.

Thank Jill H
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8 April 2017|
Response from Michaelmith | Reviewed this property |
Hi no we had a selection of music.
10 January 2017|
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Response from shirleyt484 | Reviewed this property |
We paid by Visa and I am sure they accept all major credit cards or of course cash!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
  • Phone Number: +64 9-402 6066
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