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Fresh & Tasty

12 Waterfront Drive | Mangonui, Mangonui, New Zealand
+64 9-406 0082
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“fresh pasta” (15 reviews)
“snapper” (20 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand
12 Waterfront Drive | Mangonui, Mangonui, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic setting, average food. Touted as the 'famous' fish and chip shop, it is ordinary apart from the setting.

Thank Dongbird
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm from the Sth Island, and these Fush n Chups were the worst I've ever had, battered beyond belief and very little fush inside the over salted batter. Didn't even hav a crumbed option, wake up mangonui, tourists are not stupid. And it's the 21st...More

2  Thank Robert E
Reviewed 28 April 2018

so good well drained and very generous portions and reasonable prices and great discount for the gold card users thank you again it was lovely

1  Thank 1stHappyChappy
Reviewed 6 April 2018

We went to fresh & tasty because the locals said it was better than the more famous fish & chip shop. How right they were. The ladies serving were lovely, really helpful, cheerful and friendly and their service was perfect. We even popped into the...More

1  Thank Babsdranny
Reviewed 18 March 2018

The shop is hidden behind the Mangonui hotel and when you walk in you can see proudly displayed on the walls is a number of trip advisor awards and rightly so. Both the wives had the seafood chowder and the've both had chowder at a...More

1  Thank jeffd613
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Came here after eating at the so called world famous counterpart across the road Wow what a difference in not only food but service as well now i have a full belly had the most awesome sea dog which aadly you dont get in australia...More

1  Thank Jim S
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Still by far the best fish and chips in Mangonui, consistently great quality and good service with the option of a beer in-house at the Mangonui Pub.

Thank heathmarxby
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We were staying in the area for a week and saved up our last meal to have here. My husband and I ordered a fillet of snapper each and chips to takeaway. While the service was great, we were only given a small 1/2 fillet...More

3  Thank belindabarnes28
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

This is where the locals get their fish-n-chips AND ice-cream. Never have we had such fresh fish. Couldn't stop eating the chips - after inhaling the fish! Delightful staff. Sooo good.

1  Thank KMills1960
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Friendly service. Fish & Chips did not meet my expectations. Fish fresh but was greasy. My wife being vegetarian had salad and corn fritters - she said that did not meet her expectations.

1  Thank Wanake
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Fast food, New Zealand
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Waterfront Drive | Mangonui, Mangonui, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Mangonui
  • Phone Number: +64 9-406 0082
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