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Mister 'D's Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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47 Tennyson Street, Napier 4110, New Zealand
+64 6-835 5022
07:30 - 23:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Wed 07:30 - 16:00
Thu - Sat 07:30 - 23:30
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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37 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's a nice place to have a good coffee and a nice, light breakfast. I think they need to offer a lot more on their breakfast menu and, not unlike many/MANY establishments in New Zealand, should offer wifi in the restaurant for those of us who wish to work and eat at the same time. Decent, good food, friendly wait-staff,... More 

Thank Jeffrey A
Melbourne, Australia
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116 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Superb and different Food not only tastes good but looks so different Care has been taken to create each dish and it shows, after all we eat with our eyes first Smashed avocado and feta with scrambled eggs is basic however these guys created a dream Coffee is great and service delightful Thank you Mister d

Thank BarryZi
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The fish in a bag was very good. Perfectly cooked. My husband had an antipasto which good. Perfect crunchy bread rolls to start. Waitress was attentive and knowledgable. Washed down with light Italian prosceco.

Thank Denise G
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here is awesome. The service is even better. Im a bit of a fan though. The potato gratin is a must as are their famous doughnuts. U won't be disappointed

Thank Livesinnz
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food with a good vibe. Quite distracting when the chef is constantly clapping loudly when meals were ready at the kitchen behind us.

2 Thank hayleigh h
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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356 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is still the most brilliant restaurant in Napier and is at Michelin star level. There is an interesting menu and all dishes are delicious and beautifully presented. Definitely our favourite restaurant in the whole area. The staff are also very friendly and helpful.

Thank Sus1952
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Initially we only went there for the donuts that we had heard lots about! These donuts, served hot and coated in cinnamon and sugar with our choice of filling were delicious! Well worth the trip to Napier! We were also pleasantly surprised by the rest of the food and the decor of the restaurant. A great place for a holiday... More 

Thank Jimmy J
Bristol, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Busy and vibrant with a good wine selection that we slightly abused. This might have affected the review. The starters not that memorable, followed by a superb fillet steak and a bit disappointing overcooked fish in a bag.. Doughnuts were fun. And a flirty waiter, or maybe it was me..

Thank glodnymat
Queenstown, New Zealand
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Funky and quality. The coffee was exceptionally well made, the barista and staff happy and cheerful. The donuts are a trifle weird, but really nice. Hey that's why we travel! But they did have a fantastic tasting plate that was really worth the visit. Nice wine list to boot.

Thank KeithsCoffee
San Francisco, CA
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thought the food was creative, like including caramel corn with the olives and spiced nuts. Lamb empanadas were outstanding and the fish in a bag (parchment paper) was great. Good wine list if a tiny bit pricey by the glass. Very well done food in a nice casual setting

Thank tahoeMarmot

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 Tennyson Street, Napier 4110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-835 5022

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?