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Schnappa Rock

Tutukaka Marina, Tutukaka 0173, New Zealand
+64 9-434 3774
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“mussels” (41 reviews)
“fish” (38 reviews)
“pork belly” (19 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Tutukaka Marina, Tutukaka 0173, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I ate here due mainly to its proximity to our dive shop. The food however was well beyond our expectation, his salmon vichyssoise soup was smooth and delicious, and the sauce for the mussel dish was yummy. Not the biggest menu in...More

Thank nztraveldiva
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

4 of us ate here on a Saturday night after it came recommended by several different people. We were advised to book a table and were glad we had because when we turned up at 7pm the place was pretty much full. The place is...More

Thank gernita24
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food and staff were wonderful! We went twice during our stay because it was so good. Very good vibe.

Thank Aspiemom15
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Mmmm was ok prices very high not much to choose from thought it was quite expensive and different type mains almost like vegetarian all abit weird for our choosing and desserts expensive at $14.50

Thank Brenda N
Reviewed 11 October 2018

We called in for a late afternoon bite to eat, not quite afternoon tea but too early for dinner... the staff were very welcoming and friendly and the setting was a picture. Schnappa Rock is a bar/cafe tucked into the hill on the left, near...More

Thank Kerry C
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Great service, atmosphere & Food ! A must if you are in the area :) Recommend the catch of the day / seafood options.

Thank dtmnz
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Great food, tasty cocktails, awesome service. Local hospitality was awesome, even the taxi/van driver (Chris) offered a great service to and from the restaurant. Highly recommended.

Thank stevearcher2018
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Located across the road from the marina, beachy cafe-feel with heavy wooden tables and tapa cloth on the walls. Several of us had the fish of the day which was beer battered line-caught Hapuka fish, chips and a fresh salad ($28.50). The fish was nicely...More

Thank Skin197
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

I’m sure that in summer this is a very pleasant restaurant; the food, which was slowish to arrive, was good. In the summer I’m sure it’s nice to be able to sit looking at the marina. Sadly, however, on a July evening sitting under an...More

Thank David270
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Nice people work here and they are really helpful. Food is really nice although the kids food is tiny so stay away from that unless it is a toddler eating

Thank DCK22
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Bar, Seafood, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tutukaka Marina, Tutukaka 0173, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Tutukaka
  • Phone Number: +64 9-434 3774
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On the Marina in Tutukaka, gateway to the Poor Knights Marine Reserve. Schnappa Rock offer a unique dining experience in lovely setting. Open 7 Days from 8am
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