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1107 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-349 1735
10:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 22:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were there for dinner last night with the family had wood fired pizzas the flavors was good and we also had fish of the day it was really nice with coconut cream and rice Service was average although we were missing the Duty Manager Ratnesh Mehta but finally we saw him giving the service to others and we like... More 

Thank sue2316
Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Glad we did not read the reviews first or we would not have gone. Had two meals that were huge and tasty. Well worth the money. Food was slow and the service was okay but they have lots of room for improvement.

Thank dolphinsrussharon
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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202 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Eat Streat in Rotorua was heaving with restaurants, serving all sorts of cuisine. This place was much emptier than all the others. But we decide to eat there anyway. My husband had Lamb Pasta and I had Verona Pizza. Both were delicious! We added a beer and wine to that and we're happy with the bill. The place is probably... More 

Thank moxxy-girl
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Food had a middle eastern bent, and was wholesome and plenty of. Service was very good, and pricing very reasonable. An enjoyable and different meal.

Thank Steve L
Rotorua District, New Zealand
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Pleasant staff. Reasonable atmosphere, although only 2 other diners arrived whilst we were there. Ordered 2 different wood fire pizzas. 1st pizza came on its own as second one still cooking. Second pizza arrived still raw in the center. Nice apologies, "oven not hot enough". Come on guys! No wonder your patronage is so slow.! You know you are going... More 

Thank TheDaffyNZ
Auckland, New Zealand
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136 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

This looked a good bet for dinner, squeezed into Eat Streat but the food and service let it down. The food was just dumped on the table and my lamb was clearly burnt. It was full though so maybe we were unlucky.

Thank NeilMarshall2267
Auckland, New Zealand
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85 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

The food here is good enough. Be warned, the pizza is not Italian style, there base is more like a large pita brea. But it is still good with tasty combinations of ingredients. The portions were generous as well. However, the service was quite poor, no utensils or napkins were brought to the table, and the wait staff were basically... More 

Thank Jonathan B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

I really enjoyed my meal - I wish I could recall it's name. It is the first time I have ordered lamb. But thought who would know lamb best - The Greeks! I was right. It was topped with blue cheese. The meat was lean and tender - perfect for someone who doesn't eat a lot of meat. My daughter... More 

Thank Justine G
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

we book a table of 10 and it was well organized food was good service was good too we ordered pasta good flavors and pizzas was awesome we like it

Thank sue2316
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Wow it was a friends of ours turn to chose where we went this time and she choose this Restaurant and what a pleasant surprise. The staff were welcoming, friendly and helpful. The meal was perfect, well presented and very nice. Another must do Restaurant.

Thank KevTaumarunui

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Pizza, Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, European, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1107 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-349 1735

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?