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Amazing Thai Bar & Restaurant

78-94 Marsden Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
+64 9-402 5555
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“thai food” (17 reviews)
“pineapple” (4 reviews)
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European, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
78-94 Marsden Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Amazing Thai Bar & Restaurant
1. Absolute Bay views
"amazing food, views and friendly staff, it's absolutely divine!!! "
Rachael B
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2. Authentic Thai Chefs
" firmly in my Top 5 ever and I have eaten in 3-500 globally. "
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3. Something for everyone
" I would rate the food served to us on our night here top notch."
Brenda B
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Reviewed yesterday

Great ocean view restaurant, good value and excellent no of choices, would recommend but be careful hot is hot!

Thank johnbattye53
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there for dinner quite late on Sunday, as we arrived to Paihia after 8. Restaurant was open and looked nice, so we decided to give it a try - and we werent dissapointed. We have ordered tom yum and mixed entrees to start,...More

Thank fanga607
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our family of 6 decided to have dinner here lastnight & im so glad we did! The service was awesome! the chairs were comfy as & the food was just amazing! Very satisfied with our shared meals we were that full we couldnt fit desserts...More

Thank 415jessej
Reviewed 6 days ago

Expect excellent service and tasty fresh produce in any meal from Amazing Thai. They allow BYO wine, the location is brilliant being right on the waterfront and this spacious restaurant and bar has comfortable and quality seating and furnishings.We always stop here for a meal...More

Thank fleetwoodmac1
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant was exactly as it stated amazing, 10/10 service, food quality, value and hospitality. I would definitely recommend this to anyone who is looking for a great meal

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very good dinner: quick, friendly, efficient service, but really tasty clean food. Enjoyed by the whole family. The Massaman curry a hit with us all; vege and pork spring rolls a must.

Thank Drmbrobinson
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wide choice on menu of both food and wine/beer/soft drinks. Excellent service and food delicious - well worth a visit.

Thank fionamX9082PY
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there second time for our dinner. The staff were friendly and polite. This restaurant has a really good location and such a great view. The food not too bad taste nice but we would said that Chicken and cashew nuts so sweet shouldn't...More

Thank NamFahBluewaterworld
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After last nights disappointing meal at another restaurant, it was a shear pleasure to go to a great restaurant. Meal was fantastic. View sensational. Quantity of food perfect. Waitress timed everything well. We went seafood based, and it was fresh. A pleasure to eat here,...More

1  Thank Neil H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After we ordered for take out, we were left waiting for over 30 min. When our food finally arrived, the food which we ordered was wrong. Therefore we aborted the order and asked for our money back. Don't get me wrong this might happen in...More

Thank Till N
JoAndTed, Owner at Amazing Thai Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Till N I have spoken to several of my staff regarding this review and your comments are not accurate. We agree there was a wait for takeaway, but everyone was told that the wait time was 20 to 30 mins, particularly given this is...More

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Questions & Answers
30 December 2017|
Response from JoAndTed | Property representative |
Hi there Yes we are open for Lunch and dinner. Always wise to book as it gets busy at this time of year. The phone number is 09 402 5555 or reply to this message and I will pass on. Happy New Year!
22 February 2017|
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Response from JoAndTed | Property representative |
absolutely! we don't do delivery at the moment but you can wither come to the restaurant and ordee or phone an order in on 09 402 5555. hope this helps and happy dining! Joanne
13 January 2017|
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Response from JoAndTed | Property representative |
Hi The hours are 11.00 am to 2.30 pm and 5.00 pm to late. They have just been updated on TripAdvisor yesterday. Thanks for asking and we look forward to seeing you Jo, Ted and the team
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 26
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78-94 Marsden Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
  • Phone Number: +64 9-402 5555
  • E-mail
This fabulous restaurant in the Bay of Islands has absolute bay views.We offer European breakfast, European and Thai lunches, and Thai dinners. We also cater for those who think they don't like Thai food, offering plainer options. Amazing Thai is fully licenced and can cater for large groups of up to 110 people. The food is very fresh and cooked to order by authentic Thai chefs. . We also have available a limited KIDS ONLY menu for those fussy eaters. Conferencing facilities are available within the restaurant
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