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Argo Restaurant and Wine Bar

328 Ocean Rd, Whangamata 3620, New Zealand
+64 7-865 7157
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (15 reviews)
“pork belly” (10 reviews)
“oysters” (4 reviews)
14:30 - 23:30All hours
European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
328 Ocean Rd, Whangamata 3620, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came to dine after staying locally at an apartment and upon recommendation. Sadly we didn't stay to taste the food, as after being seated we were told that the only menu option was a 3-course menu or order less, but pay the same price...More

Thank AUSLion
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate at Argo on a Sunday evening when they offered there main meal special. The servings were very large and very tasty. The wait staff were very pleasant, and the food came out very quickly. It was a wonderful experience for our wedding anniversary.

Thank Jessica V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went here on Mother's Day (luckily booked because it was busy). There were 5 of us and a deal on for the kids: 3 meals for $10 and adults: 3 meals for $30. It was a limited menu but still had great choices. The...More

Thank 491,120
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We tried this relatively new venue as we had a entertainment voucher... What a find that was..!! Could not fault anything...! Top class presentation and attentive service with a smile... THE WORKS..! We'll be back as soon as we are again in town.

Thank JohnPaul1950
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Went in a group including 3 young kids. Staff were friendly, but it took them 90 minutes to serve us our meals. Kids were starving by then. One of the mains was completely cold, and the rest of the meals were nice, but not great....More

2  Thank T5013TYannettes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Small venue (<100) but great food, able to set up dance floor after meal. Efficient service of food.

Thank Graham G
Reviewed 3 April 2017

What a surprise to find such a fine food restaurant in this small beach town. The food was absolutely wonderful and the presentation was beautiful. The staff were very friendly. Wish we lived closer as we would be regulars there.

Thank Lmvrlv
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

What an awesome place! Great food, and the went above and beyond to accommodate our late meal. Thanks for a great experience :)

Thank kiwigrace47
Reviewed 29 March 2017

this restaurant was recommended to us by our B&B hosts. The meal was very good and service was friendly and prompt.

Thank davquayle
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We were fitted in as we hadn't booked and they had a large party in. Waitress was friendly and service was good. The food was tasty and the presentation was very good.

Thank theoldone
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 23:30
14:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 328 Ocean Rd, Whangamata 3620, New Zealand (Formerly Oceanas Restaurant & Bar)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Whangamata
  • Phone Number: +64 7-865 7157
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Argo Restaurant and Wine Bar

Open for lunch Friday, Saturday and Sunday during summer weeks and beach hop week 11am - 2pm. Verandah menu available from 2pm during summer weeks.

Dinner 7 days over the summer period. coffee and local Coromandel Craft Beer. Argo is the perfect destination for those who love to soak up the sun while enjoying awesome cuisine. Call in for a meal or relax in the sun drenched courtyard for a few wines on your way back from the beach. A must stop in Whangamata!!!

Winter Months May - Open 5 days a week from 5pm - Monday, Wednesday ,Thursday, Friday Saturday and Sunday
Offering $20 Main Meals Sides, Drinks and Desserts extra
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