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Coromandel Mussell Kitchen

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#25 309 Road Coromandel, Coromandel 3581, New Zealand
+64 7-866 7245
09:30 - 16:30
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Hamburg, Germany
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873 reviews
332 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 294 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We just came here to buy a kilo of freshly harvested mussels that we prepared according to the vendor's recommendations. It looked a nice place to eat and have good wine.

Thank jobst56
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every year when visiting Coromandel we dine here several times during the week. It just has a lovely feel about it but if you don't like mussels this is probably not the place for you as most dishes are centered around them. They do mussel burgers, deep fried mussels, steamed, mussel chowder etc etc There is the exception of fries,... More 

Thank Lpkyd
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47 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two kilometers west of Coromandel we noticed a sign advertising the Mussel Kitchen restaurant, and stopped on a whim for an earlier lunch than planned. The food was spectacular; the mussels were the best we had ever tried. After spending 3 weeks in New Zealand we both agree this was our favorite meal.

Thank Gordon M
Capitola, California
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Perhaps our favorite restaurant in New Zealand. Not at all formal, but great seafood simply prepared and served in a relaxed, beautiful setting. You can't beat lunch (or early dinner in the summer when they're open late) of mussels, fritters and a simple salad eaten at one of their picnic tables on a warm, sunny afternoon.

Thank katharinep3
Perth, Australia
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170 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Called into the Mussel Kitchen after driving up 309 Road from Tairua. This was a great place to eat one of my favourite dishes after a decent drive. The location was great with a fantastic grassed outdoor area to make the most of warm sunny days. Plenty of choices with the mussels, cider and beer on hand, cheerful staff. In... More 

Thank TrialRun
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Has alternative meals if mussels are not your thing. Outdoor seating and personal service. Food brought to table and served with thank you ...... your name Never struck that before good work guys.

Thank Christine W
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Our second visit in as many years (we are from the Far North) and we would definitely call in again when down this way. Consistently superb mussel meals, friendly staff, pleasant outdoor dining - thank you.

Thank dale481
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Very busy place, when we got there we were informed of the 45 minute wait for food. We accepted this, but the food came out in 20 minutes. So fresh and yum. The staff were all very friendly and the outdoor surroundings were beautiful. My husband loved the home brewed ginger beer. We cant wait to come back!

Thank Karla G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

A sunny lunchtime sitting outside, sipping the ginger beer, waiting patiently for our mussels, what can be nicer? Faster delivery, sure, but why rush perfection? Enormous green NZ mussels came in large metal pots cooked as requested. Delicious.

Thank Andyb999999
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

All we can say is Yum, Yum, Yum. Best mussells in a pot eva! We had the Thai sauce. Fabulous with a beer! Happy Days.

Thank Elise W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 18
Seafood, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:30 - 16:30
09:30 - 16:30
09:30 - 16:30
09:30 - 16:30
09:30 - 16:30
09:30 - 16:30
09:30 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: #25 309 Road Coromandel, Coromandel 3581, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Coromandel
  • Phone Number: +64 7-866 7245
Come and enjoy some delicious, fresh greenlipped mussels served up in a beautiful outdoor country setting and wash it down with our very own craft beer brewed on site.

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