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Pacifica Kaimoana Restaurant

209 Marine Parade, Napier 4001, New Zealand
+64 6-833 6335
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good13%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (49 reviews)
“sweetbreads” (5 reviews)
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Seafood, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
209 Marine Parade, Napier 4001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Relaxed, intimate atmosphere with attentive waiting staff and superb, innovative food. Chef Jeremy Rameka is a culinary artist with a continually changing menu that utilises fantastic local produce in truly unique ways. If you're wanting a good steak, fries and salad go elsewhere. This is...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well cooked. Combination worked sometimes but it was in consistent. Nothing wow for the reputation Cooking cheaper ingredients well but crumbed flounder or creamy island style lemon fish ceviche? (Shark) . Is ok but didn't rock my world. Sorry dessert had no balanve So $65...More

Thank Look4PassionQuality
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food: C+ -Very few items on the Prix Fixe menu were good. The dessert was awful. For the most part we did not enjoy this meal. Ambience: A - Perfect restaurant. Cute, yet trendy. You really wanted the food to be great. Service: A+ The...More

Thank Maria35
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Didn't quite know what to expect when we heard we had been booked in to this restaurant. If the food had lived up to the descriptions given to us by our waitress as she served us we would have been very impressed. Unfortunately we left...More

Thank SouthCountyBoy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Restaurant of the year 2018 by Cusine magazine. I was hyped and keen as when my partner announced we are going to Napier and she had booked us into Pacifica. We duly arrived on Saturday evening. We choose the sea food option of the 2...More

Thank Jeff J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently visited Pacifica Resturant with my daughter to taste a menu like non other for on her bucket list was "Do a Dégustation menu". It was pleasure to be able to take her to Pacifica and taste a menu like non other delish beyond words.Beautiful...More

Thank Nanniebobbin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food - fresh and amazingly presented. A nicely converted villa on the parade, with a very hard working friendly team of staff.

Thank Parky462
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Behind the "you can't miss it" bright blue unassuming "beach shack" exterior lies a dining highlight of NZ .... My husband and I secured a table for dinner for our last night in Napier. It was an early seating, but having heard about NZ's best...More

Thank CBMelbourne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely outstanding food and very friendly service. The best meal of the holiday. Couldn’t fault a thing. Anyone visiting Napier should try it. We were walk-ins and casually dressed but the manager was extremely welcoming. Several other diners were celebrating special occasions. They offer two...More

Thank Tigger576
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went to Pacifica with friends for an anniversary dinner. Outstanding food and service with great wine matches with each course. Care and attention went into every course and you can see why it was voted best restaurant in NZ. To cap it off it was...More

Thank Mike B
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26 October 2016|
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Response from kimdavis4 | Reviewed this property |
all the other responses are great, there is also a free camping site in Te Awanga, close to 3 wineries, Elephant Hill, Clearview Estate and Te Awanga Estate, you should include wine tastings into your trip. only 15 minutes... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 Marine Parade, Napier 4001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-833 6335
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