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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
European, New Zealand
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the Chicken Livers and they were delicious. The service was excellent, one in our party has dementia, making it a slow process for ordering, the servers would check back to see if we were ready to order without making it uncomfortable.

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Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A mid week lunch with another couple. Couldn’t have chosen a better venue. The meals were all incredibly delicious and of very generous sizes. The staff are attentive and friendly. Highly recommend MMK. Never disappoints. Thanks team.

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Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nine ladies enjoyed the most delicious lunch at Matakana Market Kitchen yesterday. Menu was varied, food was absolutely divine and beautifully presented. The service was excellent and the wait for meals not long. The staff go above and beyond to make it an enjoyable dining...experience.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A weekend away had us exploring Matakana, and we had been recommended going to MMK by several people in the area. We left it to our last night and booked in to ensure we had a table as it was a Saturday night. We had...been to another Matakana establishment earlier in the week and thought that it may be similar with the recommendations we were getting. We ordered drinks and had a pokey table close to an outside door and near the bar leaners. The order was taken quickly and we confirmed the doneness of the steak to be sure that the right temperature was accommodated for. The drinks came quickly, a cider and an apple juice, and so did our starters. Too quickly it would seem as the pulled pork croquettes were just above room temperature in the centre, and the mushrooms were slightly overcooked. We sent back the croquettes as there would have been a risk in eating reheated food not brought to temperature. They eventually returned once we had finished the rest of our starters. No sooner had the plates for the starters been removed, the mains appeared at the table without a chance to take a break. The steak was done to taste (au bleu) but was still cold in areas - something that can be remedied if you had cooked for a while. The pork belly hardly had the internal fat rendered, and my partner was scraping off the fat within to try and make it edible. The cauliflower tasted like it had been thrown on the grill and was still raw, and the beans were a mix of being partially cooked on my plate to being basically raw on hers. We didn't stay for dessert as the noise in the venue was atrocious, the staff were trying to be attentive but missed the mark, and the food was barely edible.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great menu and wonderful location. Visited during the Saturday morning market, for a coffee and brunch. Was served the food first and coffee was later (which I really don't like) but it was busy so perhaps that was why. Food was delicious and good value...for money. Plenty of seating inside and out.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food, I had the Eye fillet cooked to medium rare perfection! The desserts were lovely, and the entre of Cerviche was really large and we shared it between us. The young wait staff were a little over-zealous at first and we asked for more...time twice before ordering, however they were pleasant. A lovely night in a nice atmosphere.More

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Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a delightful bistro, the staff and ambience are just great. The food ... brilliant ! thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience, and just wish that we lived a little closer

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Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 31 March 2024

A well run eatery beside a river at the back of a shopping village. Booking may be essential as it was popular the day we visited.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 28 March 2024

Great food great service good prices. I would recommend MMK. We will go there again when we are in the area.

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Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 27 March 2024

We dine here regularly and take our visitors also. The food is consistently good and the service excellent. Wide selection of mains and wine menu great.

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Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 24 March 2024 via mobile

Atmosphere is nice the waitresses were very present and with the menu and prices you would expect things to reflect this. But the service is very amateurish and paper table clothes and napkins. Food was nice I did like the options on the menu. The...chicken livers were a little over cooked as was the fish but tasty and good size portions. Very nice NZ red we didn’t get dessert. Would I go back ? Not for dinner especially but lunch in a more informal mealMore

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 23 March 2024

We had not visited for a very long time and discovered the food and service is still the best. Part of our group were delayed by traffic and our waitress kindly reshuffled us so we could stay longer to enjoy our food and atmosphere. There...was a special welcome from Dilanka at the desk on arrival.More

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Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 17 March 2024

We had visitors from Australia and took them for a drive to Matakana. I had booked a table at MMK and very pleased I did. We had the most DELICIOUS luncheon with everyone raving about their food especially the duck tacos. Thanks MMK we shall...be back.More

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Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 17 March 2024

We are locals, this is the place I always recommend to friends or anyone asking where is a good place to eat. Always good quality food and service.

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Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 15 March 2024

We were recommended to have dinner at Matakana Market Kitchen, and it did not disappoint! The meal itself was delicious, and our server, Remy, was fabulous! He provided suggestions on menu and wines, and replaced a wine when I didn't care for it. Only negative...is that this place is very noisy, and we were seated by a birthday party of nearly 20 very loud partying individuals. The restaurant can't do much about this, but it didn't add any ambiance :(.....More

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Date of visit: March 2024
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Matakana Market Kitchen is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5