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Only Seafood

40 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
+64 9-402 6066
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“seafood” (264 reviews)
“tuna” (53 reviews)
“king prawns” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
40 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The food was excellent and very tasty. The mussles were extremely moreish. However, we waited approximatley 15 minutes for water, then another 15 to be asked if we wanted a drink. When our meals arrived, my husband, politely reminded the waitress that he had ordered...More

Thank wendog28
Reviewed 5 days ago

“Only Seafood” has great seafood. We ate there twice on our stay in Paihia, and each time the food was perfect. It's in a nice setting, well laid out, and when we asked to move indoors because it was getting cold, the waitress did her...More

Thank Stu151
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were celebrating our wedding anniversary & chose this restaurant as we both enjoy seafood. The ambiance of the place was good & we had a good table inside. In time our order of 2 starters arrived, but then we waited well over an hour...More

Thank Bayside1811027
Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited this restaurant with group of 14 in early March 2018. We were spread across 2 tables in a rear part of the restaurant. Service to one table ok but the other did not receive their main course until 2 hours after arrival. When questioned...More

Thank davmas2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I are finishing a 6 week trip here and this place is one of the best. The fish is the freshest and very generous servings. The shrimp and other items on the seafood salad are to die for. You can't go wrong...More

Thank adsinger
Reviewed 1 week ago

I ordered the snapper but i was served flounder which was sauteed in fake lemon juice the kind you buy at the store in a squirt bottle. The entree was prawns which weren't fresh and the coconut cream sauce way too sweet. My husbands yellowtail...More

Thank 772janiney
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want a special meal while in Paihia this is the place to go. Loved the mixed starter to share with sushi and the main fish courses were very tasty. Ordered two portions of potato croquettes which was too much for two of us....More

Thank helenzig
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner at this restaurant which is on the main road in Paihia. The setting both outside and inside is wonderful, brilliantly clean, very comfortable. Staff were good. Best of all, the food. We both had fish, cooked differently with a salad and potato...More

Thank markilee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great seafood, good as it should be with flavour and a light hand. The tasting plate was a perfect showcase for the seafood. the desserts don’t miss out either, the pavlova was perfectly crisp on the outside and soft on the inside. The restaurant was...More

Thank Jacqui H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Meals were excellent. My chowder was loaded with seafood and full flavour, seafood platter for one was of generous portion. My wife was equally impressed with her choices . Middle aged waitress was not as pleasant as I would have liked. Would have give five...More

Thank Tramontain
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Vicki L
10 November 2017|
Response from LCWW | Reviewed this property |
It changes, depending on what is available. Best to contact the restaurant directly when you are going.
9 April 2017|
Response from Michaelmith | Reviewed this property |
Hi no we had a selection of music.
11 January 2017|
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Response from shirleyt484 | Reviewed this property |
We paid by Visa and I am sure they accept all major credit cards or of course cash!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
  • Phone Number: +64 9-402 6066
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