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Upper Deck

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76 Marsden Rd, Paihia 0211, New Zealand
+64 9-402 8147
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30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We only had a drink at Upper Deck, however the service was good and the views from the balcony were spectacular. It's the perfect place to unwind at the end of a long day exploring.

Thank Kelsey M
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64 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

A nice view of the water and gets some of the breeze but the food is so basic that it was laughable. I had the bagel with avocado and tomato... it came with a few bits of avocado although they are everywhere and really cheap over here. And three small slices of tomato. It is not hard or expensive to... More 

Thank Monica S
Whangarei, New Zealand
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was always a MUST on our visits to Paihia but, sadly no longer. The service was very very slow. The restaurant was packed but, I only saw 3 dishes come out in the 30 mins or so we were there and two meals were sent back! We decided to only have coffee, which took over 30 mins and... More 

Thank rowet43
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family of 5 stopped in for lunch and ate outside on the 2nd story deck. The lamb salad was fantastic with a generous amount of lamb. One daughter had a cheese and tomato sandwich. I had a bite and loved it. Everyone else had a bagel - nothing too special, but it's hard to make a bagel special.

Thank Nicholas M
Auckland, New Zealand
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88 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great atmosphere, sitting on their balcony with views over Paihia. Food was tasty. I really liked cannelloni and my husband enjoyed prawns.

Thank Nina B
Whangarei, New Zealand
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68 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Handy location with a outdoor view. Menu is ok have a few breakfast choices but just the usuals really. Cabinet food could do with some more options for people that don't want bread or sweets. Coffee was ok and service was polite and friendly. Toilet is a hike down a long hall.

Thank familyof6nz
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dropped into this bar/restaurant for a quick lunch. Food quiches/pies with salad and a portion of wedges was tasty and nicely presented. Restaurant was quiet. Staff were polite and welcoming, Value was good.

Thank Tykedownunder
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love the deck and the view. Food very tasty. Staff friendly and courteous. Recommend it for sure! Especially the quiches and salads.

Thank Marguerite R
Whangarei, New Zealand
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49 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came here because of the view, but the coffee was terrible, burnt and bitter. Long blacks were steaming when they arrived to the table. Took a while as well considering there were only about a dozen other customers. Great views but would happily sacrifice this for decent coffee

1 Thank TomChch
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent service, friendly staff. Food is also very good. Atmosphere is amazing! The Deck area is lovely, as you have an ocean view that is absolutely beautiful. Highly recommended.

Thank Anna-Kay S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 16
Cafe, New Zealand, International, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 Marsden Rd, Paihia 0211, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
  • Phone Number: +64 9-402 8147

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