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Schnappa Rock

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, Seafood, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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Tutukaka Marina, Tutukaka 0173, New Zealand
+64 9-434 3774
08:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 01:00
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Sydney, Australia
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55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant has a really lovely setting on the edge of a Marina with a nice sheltered deck to enjoy very tasty meals. Don't miss the fresh mussels in red coconut curry with coriander. Sublime! A relaxed and reasonable atmosphere makes it worth the drive to find it. Staff couldn't be more friendly and professional. Have a wander along the... More 

Thank Champagne552014
Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was fantastic, the bagel fresh and really tasty. The customer service was great, once they found out I was pregnant they were very keen to ensure the components of the dish I had ordered were ok for me to eat. Definitely recommend!!

Thank kristym964
Auckland, New Zealand
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lunch was amazing, so fresh and yummy! Excellent value and the service was outstanding. Lots of friendly staff who were so professional. We can't wait to travel to Tutukaka again to experience another meal at Schnappa Rock.

Thank JudyEMR
Courtenay, Canada
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576 reviews
323 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dropped in for a beer and a glass of wine and decided to stay for dinner. The service staff were great and answered all our questions. We started with the raw fish tortillas which were okay and 6 fresh oysters which were fantastic. Our mains were the catch of the day which was pan fried snapper which came with... More 

Thank Smoltman
Titirangi, New Zealand
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hubby was really looking forward to lunch Fish of the Day but there wasn't any. Very disappointed. An indication this was the case when handed the menus should be immediate, not after we've been sitting for several minutes looking over the menus. I do wonder if the fish was being held over for the more expensive dinner menu. My chicken... More 

Thank aziseeit
Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to Schnappa Rock today for lunch. Absolutely fantastic. Had NZ green lipped mussels and a couple of beers, could have stayed all day!!!

Thank Golfer5817
Christchurch, New Zealand
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112 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this place. The very relaxed atmosphere is probably the coolest thing. They have tables outside and also the inside is almost semi-outside. The food is good and the staff are friendly. The only thing I didn't like was the coffee. I think it will taste better if the espresso extraction time was shorter. Regardless, I would eat at... More 

Thank Max845
Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely location, very friendly staff. My friend ordered the hamburger and I thought the raw fish would be nice. I figure at $16 for the meal you get what you pay for but I was hoping on more than about two fork fulls of fish!8. I know we should eat healthily but the rest was greens plus two tortillas, a... More 

Thank 831memememe
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Had breakfast, lunch and dinner over our two night stay and the food was excellent. We ordered the fish of the day and the green mussels in the Thai curry twice it was so good for lunch and dinner the next day.

Thank Tom B
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Great food, great service and awesome coffee! Highly recommend for breakfast, lunch and dinner!!!!!!

Thank eveoat

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$25
Bar, Seafood, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?