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Review of Mister 'D's Bistro

Mister 'D's Bistro
Ranked #4 of 211 Restaurants in Napier
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 2 August 2014

we booked in for dinner after a friend said to try it out - we perused all the awards Mister D has won and the menu on the door (slightly out of date) and then are pleased to report that our meal matched the expectations. The wait staff were efficient and friendly and seemed to know the meals well if we had any questions. We started with the D platter - great to share and a great starter; the duck ravioli had big flavours and matched the Spanish wine very well. the market fish was tasty and filling - golden raisins and olives as the garnish. It was great to see a dessert list that had options such as slices, moonshine biff, macarons as well as the $15 desserts.

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Thank JenJ46
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Reviewed 30 July 2014

Stumbled into Mr D's Bistro looking for a coffee on our first trip to Napier and wow, were pleased we did. We stopped for a delicious lunch followed by one of the famous doughnuts. The lunch menu is interesting and varied, my caramelised onion tart was very good and my husband loved the rabbit tortellini with a side of steamed veges. We shared the heavenly doughnut with great coffee. The staff are very friendly and helpful, we'll be back before we leave the area.

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Thank VickiS662
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Reviewed 27 July 2014 via mobile

If you have any kind of high blood pressure give the risotto here a miss. I thought I'd stumbled on a salt mine - couldn't eat it beyond a few mouthfuls. The chef should try eat a whole plate not just a sample. Maybe he made a mistake with my dish - I hope so.
Also, don't try booking ahead. They'll tell you they're full...just turn up about 7pm.

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Thank Sheltonz
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Reviewed 24 July 2014

Stumbled on Mr 'D' on a cold July afternoon while visiting Napier. Why can't more restaurants in regional centers be as innovative in creating their menus, as this restaurant does and still charge reasonable prices. When the choices are so good and the food so delicious who could quibble about the prices. After having coffee and a doughnut on the first day - we were looking for any excuse to go back. Decided to finish our trip there and had a beautifully cooked and presented lunch. Yum. Mr 'D' you are doing Napier proud.

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Thank MarianneIan K
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Reviewed 23 July 2014

The restaurant look grand but it is acceptable price. I tried the breakfast and coffee. It serves good quality brekkie with nice environment !!

Thank RMETGK
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