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149 Ocean View Road, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
093729185
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12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Auckland, New Zealand
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What a shame. We were expecting crispy fresh veggies and fresh infused flavours. Unfortunately we were served frozen scallops as part of a red curry and the veggies felt & tasted like they were a couple days old . Please l Red Crab ... up your game as Waiheke desperately needs a good Thai restaurant

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Thank Ross W
Hamilton, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the massuman lamb curry and the sizzling duck. Both delicious. They cost about $30 each and were some of the specials that night. Perhaps a little expensive but made ok by the fact that they were cooked perfectly. Nice pleasant service too.

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1 Thank Sean W
Lisbon, Portugal
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was there for my birthday dinner with some friends. The ones that are vegetarian were pleased and found very tasty their plates, the other just enjoyed the normal thai food. The deserts were not especial, waybe if they improve this point i will feel happier the next time. The service was nice, the ambiance good, we had a table... More 

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1 Thank vob2015
Auckland
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44 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had lunch on the deck over looking Oneroa Bay. Food was delivered promptly and was well presented. It was value for money. Waiter staff were efficient and refilled my drink regularly. Would dine their again.

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1 Thank Toscaman
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I were looking for somewhere overlooking Oneroa Beach for a casual lunch. The Red Crab was a great find, beautifully situated, with excellent food and service.

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2 Thank Joan H
Cork, Ireland
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418 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Dropped in for lunch after a wine tour as there is a fab view at this restaurant and the lunch options have some great value. The menu is typical thai and will suit most people with friend quick service this was great value lunch find while on waiheke

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1 Thank niamhs456
New Zealand
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

It is real Thai food there, well chosen wine list, and the view of Oneroa Bay is charming from there.

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2 Thank FedericoJ
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

The Red Crab is both an "everyday" restaurant and can also be a bit special if you want it to. They have a nice menu and have both vegetarian options and will do veggie versions of some of their meat dishes, e.g. Mussuman Lamb with veggies instead of Lamb is very yummy. Have been here many times and always enjoy... More 

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Thank Trevor D
Auckland, New Zealand
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

This place has great Thai food, great views an lovely staff. The Tom Yam and The Tom Kha was awesome

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Thank PatwinderK
Goroka, Papua New Guinea
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

I enjoy Thai cuisine a lot but at this particular restaurant.......well.........i don't think I'll return simply because the service was not great even though there was only 3 tables during lunch. The food was just ok as I've had better Thai food elsewhere in Auckland which are a lot better.

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Thank KiwiExpatinPNG

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 149 Ocean View Road, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Waiheke Island
  • Phone Number: 093729185

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?