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Argo Restaurant and Wine Bar

328 Ocean Rd, Whangamata 3620, New Zealand
+64 7-865 7157
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
328 Ocean Rd, Whangamata 3620, New Zealand
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11 - 20 of 173 reviews

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Small venue (<100) but great food, able to set up dance floor after meal. Efficient service of food.

Thank Graham G
Reviewed 3 April 2017

What a surprise to find such a fine food restaurant in this small beach town. The food was absolutely wonderful and the presentation was beautiful. The staff were very friendly. Wish we lived closer as we would be regulars there.

Thank Lmvrlv
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

What an awesome place! Great food, and the went above and beyond to accommodate our late meal. Thanks for a great experience :)

Thank kiwigrace47
Reviewed 29 March 2017

this restaurant was recommended to us by our B&B hosts. The meal was very good and service was friendly and prompt.

Thank davquayle
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We were fitted in as we hadn't booked and they had a large party in. Waitress was friendly and service was good. The food was tasty and the presentation was very good.

Thank theoldone
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The Argo was recommended by our b&b hostess and we were very happy with our meal and the very quick service received on a busy Sunday evening - special Sunday deal for dinner.

Thank Ron T
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

If you are near here it would be a shame to miss it. Service was fantastic and the food was gorgeous. Comfortable layout with plenty of seating options. Highly recommended.

Thank TelNin
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Argos looks very casual from the outside but inside you will be pleasantly surprised by the feel. Our food was fabulous- we both chose the fish of the day and it was so fresh and beautifully prepared and served. We did not need sides as...More

Thank Joanne P
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We had a lovely table outside and the staff were very attentive without being intrusive. Our meals of Lemon Pepper Chicken Salad and Scotch Fillet with BBQ Beef short Rib were beautifully presented and delicious to eat. The Chicken was a Starter on the menu...More

Thank peninaanddave
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We arrived in Whangamata on a Monday evening to find several restaurants closed, it being Valentine's Day the next day so were opening for then. Argo seemed a little more expensive but in the end decided to go. So glad we did, the fish dish...More

Thank Marion S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 25
Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 23:30
14:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 328 Ocean Rd, Whangamata 3620, New Zealand (Formerly Oceanas Restaurant & Bar)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Whangamata
  • Phone Number: +64 7-865 7157
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Argo Restaurant and Wine Bar

Open for lunch Friday, Saturday and Sunday during summer weeks and beach hop week 11am - 2pm. Verandah menu available from 2pm during summer weeks.

Dinner 7 days over the summer period. coffee and local Coromandel Craft Beer. Argo is the perfect destination for those who love to soak up the sun while enjoying awesome cuisine. Call in for a meal or relax in the sun drenched courtyard for a few wines on your way back from the beach. A must stop in Whangamata!!!

Winter Months May - Open 5 days a week from 5pm - Monday, Wednesday ,Thursday, Friday Saturday and Sunday
Offering $20 Main Meals Sides, Drinks and Desserts extra
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