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Amazing Thai Paihia

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78-94 Marsden Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
+64 9-402 5555
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17:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:30
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53 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Dropped in here for a change from cruise ship food. What a delight to find such quality food in this little town. Both of our meals were tasty and plentiful. Waitress and owner were both very friendly. We have no hesitation in recommending this restaurant.

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Thank Joe R
AmazingThaiOwner, Owner at Amazing Thai Paihia, responded to this review

Hi Joe R Thank you so much for your great review. Our chefs thrive to deliver fresh delicious food and our wait staff to make your visit exceptional. I am pleased we were able to deliver in both areas. We hope to see you again soon and happy journeys! regards Jo, Ted and the team More 

Perth, Australia
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56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing Thai Paihia was recommended to us by the owner of the B&B where we are staying. He is a chef and said the food was really good. He was right, very good meal in pleasant surroundings overlooking the waterfront (worthwhile booking a table by the window). The restaurant was busy with many local people which is always a good... More 

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Thank AdrianandBrenda
AmazingThaiOwner, Owner at Amazing Thai Paihia, responded to this review

Hi AdrianandBrenda Thank you so much for your great review. We are happy that you enjoyed your meal in our lovely restaurant and I will pass onto the chefs your comments. They take great pride in what they send out. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards Jo, Ted and the team More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing much to talk about. Quite bland in every sort of way. Won't be going back. If you are in the area and craving for Thai, I believe there are other restaurants around that you should try first.

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Thank HARSH U
AmazingThaiOwner, Owner at Amazing Thai Paihia, responded to this review

Hi HARSH U Your harsh comments really surprise me. Then again tastes are subjective. We had 200 people through last night and from what we were told , they enjoyed their meals. Jo , Ted and the team More 

Sydney, Australia
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488 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here once on our recent visit. The food was highly acceptable, the service was more than adequate. The restaurant is quite up market but the prices were competitive. For some reason there were many more customers at Greens. Having sampled both I cannot fathom why.

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Thank TukoPomojaAustralia
AmazingThaiOwner, Owner at Amazing Thai Paihia, responded to this review

Hi TukoPomojaAustralia Thank you for your great review. I am glad we were ale to meet your expectations on food and service. Our restaurant is one of the more spacious and comfortable establishments in the area. Our prices are competitive but we do like to give our diners a more luxurious experience which does not translate to the pricing. We... More 

Gold Coast, Australia
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Simple night out with friends and simple, realistic and tasty food, a little too spicy maybe, but you can choose your spice level and irrespective it's very flavorsome. Not quite as intimate as some Thai restaurants (1/2 point down) maybe but staff are extremely friendly and welcoming

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Thank Paul_explorer
AmazingThaiOwner, Owner at Amazing Thai Paihia, responded to this review

Hi Paul_explorer Thank you for your kind review. Surprised that we lose 1/2 point because of the so called intimacy factor! We are the second largest holiday destination in NZ so cater for a lot of people quickly, so intimacy doesn't necessarily work under those conditions. We also don't jam people into the space like others, giving you room to... More 

Paihia, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we went there with friends and kids food was quick and so yummy every single of us enjoyed our meals would definitely recommend cashew nut chicken best restaurant in paihia

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Thank shruti k
AmazingThaiOwner, Owner at Amazing Thai Paihia, responded to this review

Hi shruti k Thank you so much for great review. Our authentic chefs take pride in serving the freshest and yummy food to our guests. We look forward to seeing you again. regards Jo, Ted and the team More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We have eaten here several times when been in the area. Food & service has always been great. No complaints. Will be back again next year.

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Thank edmart847
AmazingThaiOwner, Owner at Amazing Thai Paihia, responded to this review

Hi edmart847 Thank you so much for your kind review. We are happy that you enjoyed your meal with us. We aim to give great service and food to our guests and make their experience with us a memorable one so that they return to us, just as you have, We look forward to seeing you again and thanks once... More 

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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I had some takeaway from here, on phone they said 10 min but there they took 15 min extra after i reached. Food was horrible, chicken salad was dry and pad thai was tasteless and we ordered med to hot and food was mild. Wont go back there again.

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Thank Jasmeet S
AmazingThaiOwner, Owner at Amazing Thai Paihia, responded to this review

We are very disappointed to hear that you did not enjoy your meal from us. As you would be aware, last night was extremely busy with large wait lists. I will pass your comments onto the team. Kind regards Jo, Ted and the team More 

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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We ordered delivery and the food showed up and was excellent. However, they were 20min later then the delivery time. Food was good enough that I would definitely go back in the future.

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Thank Garret H
New Zealand
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

This place is a bit bland and very bright. Could have done with a bit more decor. Service was average (one of our mains was forgotten and drinks took forever), however staff were pleasant. The food was tasty and generous portions. Was quite expensive I thought but I guess being in a touristy location thats what happens.

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Thank NZedder
AmazingThaiOwner, Owner at Amazing Thai Paihia, responded to this review

Hi NZedder Thank you for your review. We have noted your comments and made changes to our décor. With regards to the service we are just bringing in new people for the high season so they are still learning the ropes and progressing well. Most Thai restaurants will give you small servings and as you have noted our portions are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wine and Beer
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, View, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:30
Monday
17:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:30
Thursday
17:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:30
Friday
17:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:30
Saturday
17:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78-94 Marsden Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
  • Phone Number: +64 9-402 5555
Description
This fabulous Thai restaurant in the Bay of Islands has absolute bay views. Fully licenced, with conferencing facilities. Small and large groups catered for. We are not associated with any other restaurants of the same name.

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