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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Place to eat
“This is a lovely place to have a cold beer or cider over the water with restaurant ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A local licensed Cafe' situated on the local waters with views of the local moorings and Mount Maunganui in the distance surrounded by the Tauranga harbour. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Campground
“Our local Supermarket just a short distance to drive situated on the Penninsular and offers a great range of all foodstuffs and fresh baking and vegetable.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Establishment
“Omokoroa Golf club within a short drive and offers an 18 hole course with a great Club House and Eating facilities”
  • 2 locals recommend
Cafe
“Open during the day for coffee and snacks, lunch and some evenings for dinner”
  • 3 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Pilot Bay is an amazing view point of the Tauranga Harbour. Sit and relax while enjoying fish and chips and watching huge cruise liners enter and exit the port. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great Gourmet Takeaway Pizzas. Or sit at the outdoor picnic tables outside the Container to eat. If you eat a Vegan diet they will make pizza to order- very good! Menu and opening changes with the seasons so check their website.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fantastic food, love the scallops. Beautiful location looking over the white sandy beaches of theTauranga Harbor.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Rv Park
  • 3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
Establishment
  • 2 locals recommend
Cafe
“Open weeks day and only a few metres walk away. Small shop with outdoor seating, good coffee”
  • 1 local recommends
Grocery Store
“Omokoroa to Matakana Island ferry ride-15-45 minutes tide dependent- renown for unique ecology, geology and history”
  • 5 locals recommend
Locality
“Big little markets for arts n crafts locallly made and international. also the food market in the summer months. Great spot for live music and local food trucks set up for a variety of cheap dinner eats. Bring a blanket and a bottle of wine! ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Street Address
“Under new ownership and we've only had a coffee so far but that was good and it is in a great location.”
  • 1 local recommends
Health
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“A local licensed Cafe' situated on the local waters with views of the local moorings and Mount Maunganui in the distance surrounded by the Tauranga harbour. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Cafe
“Open during the day for coffee and snacks, lunch and some evenings for dinner”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great Gourmet Takeaway Pizzas. Or sit at the outdoor picnic tables outside the Container to eat. If you eat a Vegan diet they will make pizza to order- very good! Menu and opening changes with the seasons so check their website.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fantastic food, love the scallops. Beautiful location looking over the white sandy beaches of theTauranga Harbor.”
  • 2 locals recommend

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