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Ortega Fish Shack

16 Majoribanks Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-382 9559
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (104 reviews)
“scampi” (23 reviews)
“coconut gravy” (13 reviews)
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Seafood, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
16 Majoribanks Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Firstly, make a booking as they are really popular. My daughter recommended we go and we were not disappointed. Staff were really keen to be of service and prompt. The menu was not as extensive as we had expected but as it changes daily, I'm...More

Thank BP-Savoir-faire
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with over 10 people, upstairs dinning for our group, service was slow from the start, cramped table.

Thank Bevan D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is going to be hard to beat! ..especially with the constant change of a fresh menu. The place itself is interesting, fun & quirky with lots to look at and entertain oneself ..even the menu has a short story at the beginning which...More

Thank Tracey R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great little restaurant, with elements of tapas style place. Delicious food and great wine list. Excellent service.

Thank alicegrey2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked dinner at the Ortega Fish Shack for the family on a stopover visit to Wellington. Really excellent dinner, both fish and meat options were fantastic. Dessert options were also very good. Slightly further out of central Wellington, but still near Courtney Place and well...More

Thank Anne_W503
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was very pleasantly surprised by this place. Normally fancy expensive food means small portions but that was not the case here! You get your moneys worth in size and flavour. The food was absolutely amazing. The chocolate mousse dessert may sound odd but the...More

Thank VisitorTZ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got an early dinner reso the same day and are so glad we did! Incredible meal, delish oysters, fabulous wine pairings, and impeccable service. Just go!

Thank Jessica P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ern with a limited choice set menu this place delivers great tasting food! Made better that we as a group are a sharing type because all the selections were fantastic! Service rounded the evening perfectly, such attentive friendly service

Thank Eric M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First-time visit. Fish options were excellent and wine choices were appropriate. Waiting staff were eager to please. The history of the place is an interesting legend but it works. Food prices are on the high side. Overall a nice experience.

Thank Kiwis-Tango
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Calling up and making a booking is essential, myself and a friend loved the food to the point where we were talking about it the next day. Georgia was a delight as a waitress and Davey is a hoot! The next time I'm down I...More

Thank Unseenbarista
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9 December 2015|
Response from hunkyman | Reviewed this property |
no you can dine here but if you are under 18 they won't serve you alcohol.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Majoribanks Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-382 9559
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