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Outboards Restaurant - CLOSED

Marsden Point Rd, Ruakaka | Marsden Point, Bream Bay, Whangarei 0171, New Zealand
+64 4327358
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
7 May 2016
“Great venue for a special event”
1 May 2016
“Interesting place - but good food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
New Zealand
$$ - $$$
Marsden Point Rd, Ruakaka | Marsden Point, Bream Bay, Whangarei 0171, New Zealand
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Reviewed May 7, 2016

We just had my dad's 80th birthday at the Ruakaka Tavern, and I want to say a huge thank you to Toni, Mark and the whole team. They put on a great buffet of finger foods (there were 50 of us) and set up the...More

Thank MichelleJ63
Reviewed May 1, 2016

When I went here, the actual restaurant was closed, but you could still order food from the kitchen, but you had to eat in the bar/billiards room. This was a bit awkward, and there were all kinds of characters in the room. I ate there...More

Thank dannyboytravels
Reviewed March 14, 2016

The food is beautifully presented and delicious to eat. This is a real gem away from the beaten track. It takes a great chef to prepare a steak properly and this place will not let you down.

Thank Allan L
Reviewed January 7, 2016

This place reminds me of Forrest Gumps "life is a box of chocolates " I have gone to this restaurant more than 20 times in the last 2 years . I have on several occasions left this place absolutely amazed at the incredible food I...More

Thank stevelamb7777
Reviewed August 11, 2015

Have been very disappointed with the food here.Small portions large prices. A desert I ordered was still frozen inside. Two slices of garlic bread for around $6. I tried twice here but no improvement second time around.

2  Thank lauraT3795FQ
Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

Amazingly good food, service prompt and professional, great wines, great seasonal fresh produce in a small coastal town what else could you want well done to all of the team

Thank foodcritic748
Reviewed June 29, 2015

Well worth visiting for very nice food and good service. Tasty food with an excellent menu to chose from. Menu changes with different seasons.

Thank ruakakacamp
Reviewed June 28, 2015

The team at outboards did my friends wedding recently... The food and the decorations were A for Amazing... Seriously... for a cute little town like Ruakaka I couldnt believe how classy and fabulous this venue was! Thoroughly enjoyed our experience there and would recommend to...More

Thank susiefl00sie
Reviewed June 27, 2015

Have just had the most wonderful experience with our fabulous wedding held at Outboards. From the first meeting to discuss the décor and colours for the two rooms,to the delicious choices they had to offer us for our buffet, we were blown away with the...More

Thank 64victoria2015
Reviewed June 20, 2015

Lovely meal. Excellent wedding venue. Beautiful decorations. Top marks to Toni and the team! Food was really nice.

Thank Pearlnz777
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$21 - US$45
New Zealand
Open Hours
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marsden Point Rd, Ruakaka | Marsden Point, Bream Bay, Whangarei 0171, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei
  • Phone Number: +64 4327358
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Nice relaxed cozy little restaurant that serves a range of delicious cusine.
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