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Red Crab Thai Restaurant

149 Ocean View Road, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
+64 9-372 9185
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good47%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (24 reviews)
“fried crab” (33 reviews)
“red curry” (8 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
149 Ocean View Road, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It's a little local Thai restaurant in Ellerslie. Surprisingly good quality food. Very fresh and tasty. We had duck curry and their soft shell crab signature dish. It's beautifully cooked and very nice. We will be back again soon.

Thank bigeater2012
Reviewed 4 days ago

Had lunch here when we arrived in Waiheke. It was a bit early for lunch so there's not much people around yet, so we got to choose the best table they have which is overlooking the Oneroa beach. The food was really good and very...More

Thank Anna F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Red Crab is located on one of Waihake's hills in Oneroa, with a view over the beach. We very much enjoyed our food here; the dishes (we ordered 2 curries) were tasty, the portions were decent and the prices not too steep. I would recommend...More

Thank Peter_dR_NZ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent restaurant with views over the sea. Good selection of authentic Thai dishes, combined with local drinks

Thank BarryOilyDave
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Had the tom yum (good) and red curry w prawn and scallop. The food was well seasoned and prepared but like most places in NZ a bit overpriced. But the views makes it hard to complain bc it's quite stunning.

Thank Sassysandyg
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Great Thai food with a view of the bay. You can walk here from the Ferry (approx 25 minutes). Good service, although they don't split bills for groups. 15% surcharge on public holidays

Thank Yarfel13
Reviewed 10 April 2017

After being shocked by how inflated Oneroa prices have become we ended up here and had a delicious prawn and scallop pad Thai for less than the price of an entre in a nearby eatery! We also got to sit outside with stunning sea views....More

1  Thank OliveNewZealand
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

As always - it's hard to rate when Trip Advisor rating jumps from from Average to Very Good. To be fair - this Thai place exceeded our expectations as we were wary of Red Crab being the ONLY Thai (Asian?) place in Waiheke. 8 of...More

1  Thank Jeantai
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

What a shame. We were expecting crispy fresh veggies and fresh infused flavours. Unfortunately we were served frozen scallops as part of a red curry and the veggies felt & tasted like they were a couple days old . Please l Red Crab ... up...More

Thank Ross W
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We had the massuman lamb curry and the sizzling duck. Both delicious. They cost about $30 each and were some of the specials that night. Perhaps a little expensive but made ok by the fact that they were cooked perfectly. Nice pleasant service too.

1  Thank Sean W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 149 Ocean View Road, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Waiheke Island
  • Phone Number: +64 9-372 9185
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