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Frankie's Sports Bar and Grill

££ - £££
Bar, Pub, European, New Zealand
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37 Albert Street, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand (Formerly Smitty's Sports Bar and Grill)
+64 7-866 4647
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China Grove, North Carolina
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have salad with most of their meals they need to change it up potato salad maybe not just Rabbit food. Staff friendly seating good

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Thank brs780
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Ideal for people who like to watch sports on tv, they have the bis screen for test matches,pokies & pool are there also. Food is ok but just usual pub stuff.

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Thank Dennis F
Whangarei, New Zealand
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great rage up here Saturday after the Whitianga Scallop Fest very busy and lively with a great atmosphere

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Thank Karener06
Pauanui, New Zealand
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

we went for a few drinks and had a great time. staff very friendly and locals friendly too. food was priced well and there was a good selection for all.

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Thank carole w
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Popped in for a drink and bite to eat on a wet winter Saturday afternoon. We were greeted by a surly bartender who wasn't happy about something. Heaps of smokers out front which stank but the pub itself was spacious and well fitted out. Some great locals to chat to but the service we received on the day put us... More 

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Thank David P
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Been here before and thought it was good but I feel the food has gone down hill and the front area is just for locals that wanna smoke, on arrival this place looks un-inviting as the smoke bellows out from the deck.its a shame they can't be put down the back somewhere. It's really off putting!! The food was average... More 

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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Great staff always friendly with a smile! Drinks are cheap, food is well priced and so yummy as well! Big portion sizes for your money!

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Thank mollycat232
Auckland, New Zealand
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

Enjoyed watching the rugby at this pub. Good atmosphere. Reasonably priced drinks. Decent food. Friendly staff and locals.

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Thank Patrick W
Henfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

Stopped here for a couple of pints as we were staying in Whitianga on our road trip of NZ. Nice clean pub with a large out door area which is under the shade so a good spot to watch the world go by! Decent beer and wine selection we did not eat here but saw food being delivered to other... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2015

We enjoyed our evening out experiencing friendly service, good food and the relaxed atmosphere at Smitty's

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Thank Kandani

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, European, New Zealand
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Full Bar, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Albert Street, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand (Formerly Smitty's Sports Bar and Grill)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Whitianga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-866 4647

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