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Wheels Restaurant

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Awakino Rd, Te Kuiti 2500, New Zealand
+64 7-878 6790
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a pie here last month could only eat 1/4 of it was it was too dry and way to much salt, staff not very good with service and untidy

Thank Tania C
Woodville, New Zealand
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Breakfast after a great night at The Shears . Had the Lambs fry and Mash . Mash(Powdered) was Lupe warm to cold good quantity of lambs fry and gravy held this meal together . Biggest issue was a stray cat came in off street jumped up on a seat across from us the waitress came along and asked if it... More 

Thank butch29
Perth, Australia
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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Traditionally, this place has been a pit stop ever since I can remember when it was down the road (next to the BP). Was hoping for whitebait fritters but none on the menu. Just gone under new management but overall hasn't changed much since my last visit 3 years ago. Friendly staff, parking available and reasonable takeaway menu. Toilet facilities... More 

Thank Piripa73
Ashford, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We have eaten here on several occasions and definitely would go back for their beef or chicken burgers, and endless tea and coffee.

Thank Edward G
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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105 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Sustanance only. Was told by a local they had good fried chicken which interested my wife. It was not good. I had tough lamb chops, which were hard to cut. Try someplace else rather than eating here

Thank Kurt S
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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78 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Pretty average pitstop in-between travels, the food is what you would expect, with similar pricing to elsewhere - Why do we stop here ? - We like the pies, there great

Thank Steven N
Port Gentil, Gabon
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128 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Perfect place to stop for a light snack...or full dinner!...this place offer both. I loved my beef and cheese pie x Friendly staff and clean toilet...well worth a visit!

Thank HanneTheresia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2015

wheels is a good place to eat friendly staff helpful good for kids lots of room and outside tables for summer the food is good down to earth food the food we all no the names off haha I love their fish meals so try one guys they have a good menu too

Thank Waakaz124
Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

You'll pay $6.50 for a pie but it's practically two normal pies in one and the taste is pretty good well worth the stop if you like your pies!!

Thank Peter E
Brisbane, Australia
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94 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 302 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2015

Great little stop for a meal this was a truckstop style venue with good value well cooked meals good food great price lovely service

2 Thank Paul H

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Restaurant Details

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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Awakino Rd, Te Kuiti 2500, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Te Kuiti
  • Phone Number: +64 7-878 6790

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?