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Zeytin at the Mount Mediterranean Cafe

118 Maunganui Road, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand
+64 7-574 3040
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good43%
  • Average7%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (28 reviews)
“kebabs” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
118 Maunganui Road, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited and previously enjoyed this restaurant over the years, but a recent visit left us wondering what has gone wrong. Previously known for its wonderful tasty and good-value food, on this visit my tagine meal was bland, it was missing all its spicy...More

1  Thank MRS565
Reviewed 1 week ago

We used to love this restaurant, but won't be visiting again. The waitress was very disinterested, even to the point of being very rude. She was obviously annoyed when taking our order for drinks, and seems like we were wasting her time. We had to...More

1  Thank Rachel3116
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

we came here on a sat night at 6.30pm. it was pretty quiet. we had two doner kebabs and a bottle of house wine. the food was very bland. the kebab had hardly any meat and was just lettuce and grated carrot. sauce was non...More

1  Thank Lyndsey M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff at this restaurant were the rudest people I have ever encountered. In particular, the manager 'Mandy' was horrible. In addition, the food was seriously overpriced and rather bland. Will absolutely never visit again and would highly recommend going elsewhere, even if it means...More

1  Thank _smithtj29
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There was a lovely relaxed atmosphere with lots of character. The meze was really delicious. Pizza pretty good too. We came here when passing, a very good find.

Thank Liza F
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely ambience in the restaurant! Unfortunate portion size though my eskender was tasty I felt ripped off with the size of my meal at the excessive cost for the chicken, rice and salad... haven't been back to zeytins for several years after a terrible experience...More

1  Thank ArawaLodge
Reviewed 7 June 2017

This was by far the worst dining experience I have ever had and I dine out a lot. Should have known it would not have been great when the waitress spent more time on checking herself out in the mirror than what we were saying....More

1  Thank Carla S
Reviewed 5 June 2017

I will start with the positives, Awesome food, Good large portions, great menu, an amazingly positive waitress (Who was leaving), understanding management, good location. Negatives: Asked to change order as they had run out of chicken, whoops no Lamb utter confusion, then stuffed up the...More

Thank KiwiPaulNewPlymouth
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

We came here to celebrate my mothers birthday. From the moment we walked in we were greeted with a warm and friendly smile. The service from Lucia was the best ive had in a long time. Easy going, easy to have a laugh with and...More

Thank Greer M
Reviewed 30 April 2017

This restaurant has character and a warm feel. The staff were friendly and helpful. But my main observation was that the meals are huge. My steak was massive no although I didn't eat it all it was cooked perfectly. My husbands meal was equally as...More

Thank Orkboss
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Maunganui Road, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga  >  Mount Maunganui
  • Phone Number: +64 7-574 3040
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