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Nautilus Restaurant

50b Cross Road | Sulphur Point, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
+64 7-577 1937
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good22%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible16%
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8:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
50b Cross Road | Sulphur Point, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good place to bring the family for lunch nice location easy parking. Food was okay for a lunch seafood chicken, noddles , soup and breads but was a bit cramped to move around...good selection of desserts the children liked making icecream sundaes.

Thank bopmitch
Reviewed 1 week ago

Horrible. This resturant has changed form a mid range european cusiine with breakfast to a buffet with lunch and dining sessions only. 1. Too many table and chairs. The owners want to get as many diners as they can cram in there. Cant move without...More

Thank Scorchingbay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location by harbor -affordable and pleasant atmosphere . Easy parking and very interesting building

Thank SeeGirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

19 people for a birthday lunch had it spoilt by the way people were crammed in. Staff were unable to get to the tables to take drink orders or even clear used plates. The food line was so close to the people that anyone on...More

1  Thank mhedwards
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Choice of buffet food ok. Restaurant overbooked causing far too many people squashed in for Sunday lunch. Patrons were seated too close to the food. It was difficult to help yourself to food without bumping into seated patrons. We could not approach the bar to...More

1  Thank breval1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good service for a group of 11 for a family birthday. Tables packed in to room. Food was very average for the price.

1  Thank Rob S
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

In all my years of visiting restaurants world wide, this must have been the worst buffet ever. Recycled deep fried sushi, give me a break. The food looked interesting enough, but the taste, awful! The wait staff was totally inexperienced, but the food, unbelievable Suggestion,...More

2  Thank HERMAN3
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We ate at this restaurant tonight. Our table was just beside the door. People were complaining how cold it was from a table close by. The food was not worth $31 per head. I would never go back. I don't normally moan but this restuarant...More

Thank joanneZ9840RC
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This restaurant is positively buzzing. If you want a seat you really must book as it is very popular. The food is diverse and of good quality. The staff are very helpful and friendly. Due to its popularity, the tables are fairly close so everyone...More

1  Thank NZBeachlover
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

If you like average Chinese food then this is the place for you. Misleading information about the buffet on website. Only go if you like Chinese food or you'll end up pretty hungry. Service was poor. Such a shame as it used to be such...More

1  Thank Lucy B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings
Open Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50b Cross Road | Sulphur Point, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-577 1937
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Nautilus Restaurant is a quality cafe , bar,Restaurant and also wedding venue situated right on the edge of Tauranga Harbour, with views overlooking the iconic Mount Maunganui.
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