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Hog's Breath Cafe

$$ - $$$
Steakhouse, Bar, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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49 Marine Parade, Napier 4110, New Zealand
+64 6-835 1018
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11:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 21:30
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Saskatoon
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Quick efficient service and large portions. Good place for families and group socializing with wooden tables and booths. Fairly wide menu options and selection of beverages. Enjoyed a great burger with melted Brie and sliced beets along with a refreshing grapefruit mojito.

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Thank 50bethw
Bay of Plenty
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here over Easter with a group of family and friends. What a horrid experience! Our meals were either wrong, cold, missing ingredients or even missing fullstop. Their so called great steak was the worst I have ever had. It was stone cold and according to the manager this was because I ordered it medium! My partner ordered a... More 

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Thank Bronnie28
Hastings, New Zealand
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Horrible food. Horrible place, carpet disgustingly dirty. Would never eat there again. Don't know why anyone would want to eat there.

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Thank lyndyloo15
North Shore
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37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had been to Hogs Breath in Australia and really enjoyed our meals there, so when we spotted it on our weekend away to Napier we had to eat there. Not quite as good as the one we went to in Aussie but still an enjoyable meal and great location.

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Thank angelC3476SL
New Zealand
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I went to Hogs Breath to try the steak. We weren't keen on the booths inside, they were narrow and bright and there were so many people there, that we asked to sit outside on the deck as it was quieter with a more romantic feel. At first we were told they were way to busy to... More 

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Thank mkmtkrz
Napier
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Great location and acceptable service from the wait staff. However the food is not fresh, the steaks were poor quality, the chicken was dry, salads were acceptable but OMG the fish was like dry rubber. Very disappointed about the quality of the food, especially for the price. When I told the waitress that the fish was dry and over cooked... More 

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Thank dwalt
Auckland
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Done other good HB in Aussie but not this! Had calamari rings starter- ok. My beef steak ok but small, looked bashed up and fatty. 3 prawns on top and supposedly garlic but congealed white sauce that tasted of nothing. Side salad of Caesar was no bigger than a dessert spoon and disgusting sauce. Jacket big but not a lot... More 

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Thank PennyHAuckland
Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Whilst there are many Hog's Breath Cafe's around, this one wasn't the best ive eaten at. My steak even though was meant to be the larger size was the same size and cut as my dining companion yet was charged the dearer price. I had Mash and salad but the mash was cold on arrival and the salad was dry.... More 

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Thank Martine G
Calgary, Canada
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58 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Beer was reasonable but having a beer in the atmosphere (open window area) watching the world go by was really nice. I like trying beer in any place that I can so this place qualified as different so it was worth the time.

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Thank Jim H
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

It's New Zealand's answer to Longhorn , it's OK. Nothing to write home about but great place for a steak and a pint at OK prices

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Thank Craig R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$27
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Bar, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 21:30
Saturday
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Marine Parade, Napier 4110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-835 1018
Description
Warm family atmosphere with rustic tables and a great outback ambience

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