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Jack Tar

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Wynyard Quarter | Jellicoe Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-303 1002
10:00 - 00:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sun 08:00 - 01:00
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Long Beach, California
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Tonight we strolled down to Jack Tar, in the Wynnard Quarter of the North Wharf Auckland. It's on the main strip of restaurants that line the wharf with a ton of outdoor dining options. It's a great place to relax, have a few drinks, and grab some dinner with fantastic views of the bay. The atmosphere is great, tons of... More 

Thank Matt C
Perth, Australia
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking for a late breakfast found this place along the wharf amongst plenty of others but seemed to be the busiest which always a good sign. Two flat whites were nice but small and not warm enough. Big breakfast was great and had the usual trimmings all cooked well. Only the housemade hash browns were not cooked enough and bit... More 

Thank Ben A
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great atmosphere, and staff were very friendly and courteous. The menu is varied, and not your usual limited bar menu at all. Had a nice dinner before heading just around the corner to the new ASB theatre. A nice evening out with everything handy,

Thank Fiona B
Glenelg, Australia
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Jack Tar whilst we were visiting Auckland for a few days. Right in the water in the Wynyard Quarter this is a great location. We met up with Kiwi friends here; great atmosphere, loved the food and really friendly staff. Outdoor seating during nice weather, great place to catch up with mates, eat, drink or just watch the... More 

Thank Chris H
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We opted for a seat outside as we wanted food and drinks in the sunshine. The waiter saw us and then took 10 minutes to come over with a menu and quickly disappeared off before asking for our drinks order. 10 mins later he come back & asked for a credit card prior to taking our drinks order to open... More 

Thank Danielle P
Auckland, New Zealand
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164 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As per the heading, stopped in for dessert (four of us) and two had apple and rhubarb crumble and two had chocolate brownie. Both sets were well presented and tasted very good and fairly priced. Need to go back to try out mains (which seemed very good) and maybe dessert at another eatery in the area. Need to mention that... More 

Thank Warwick H
Auckland, New Zealand
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best tasty and flavourful pizzas I've ever eaten in my 36 years of existence. :) I love it! Good location also, and spacious restaurant. Service is excellent as well as, our waiter was friendly and accommodating.

Thank Nathaniel0603
Dartmouth, Canada
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427 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While visiting Auckland, we were touring the city with friends and stopped in here for lunch. It is in an excellent location right down overlooking the Auckland Harbour, and it was a lovely day so a constant stream of people were walking by. We had a couple of local beer and their fish & chips and it was excellent. The... More 

Thank Art H
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in the Auckland viaduct Wynyard Quarter (worth a visit in its own right with plenty to see and do) Jack Tar is only a short walk from the CBD area. The restaurant is in a rustic barn, There is outside dining - just beware of the changeable Auckland weather. We shared a selection of the entrees. The food is... More 

Thank David P
Whangarei, New Zealand
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The team at Jack Tar went over and beyond great customer service after they realised they had missed my meal. I was given a free cocktail and a discount on our entire bill (5 at table). So refreshing to receive good old fashioned customer service. When the food did arrive (fish tacos) they were very tasty. Thanks guys, we will... More 

Thank Sue H

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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
Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, International, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wynyard Quarter | Jellicoe Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-303 1002

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?