Marina Cantina

1 Ara Tai Road Half Moon Bay, Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, 2012
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Sun - Mon: 12.00pm - Late

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  • Full Bar
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About Marina Cantina

Sitting on the waterfront of Half Moon Bay, Marina Cantina showcases spectacular views and mouth-watering food. From Jalapeno fried chicken and rotating tacos of the moment to Bloody Mary prawn cocktails, there’s plenty to enjoy at the seaside restaurant. Snag a seat in the sun and sip on sangrias, on-tap margaritas, and tequila-packed cocktails.

Cuisine: Mexican
Dress Code: Relaxed
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Visited On Friday, 26 March 2021

Great food and lovely location but very let down by the arrogant service.

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Visited On Saturday, 20 March 2021

Great price, great value

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Visited On Sunday, 14 March 2021

Great food

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Visited On Sunday, 14 March 2021

Great food for value of money. Best burrito I have ever had. Will definitely be back!

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Visited On Saturday, 20 February 2021

Always love the loaded fries and frozen margaritas!

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Visited On Thursday, 18 February 2021

Exceptional food from Marina Cantina! Especially the Jalapeno Fried Chicken and Beef Brisket Nachos!!! Absolutely amazing flavours and portions too! Staff were super friendly and were very accommodating of us, and checked up on us regularly - really appreciate that!

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Visited On Sunday, 14 February 2021

The valentine's day platter was great value. Your waiting staff are fantastic - friendly, responsive. Yay for buying local :)

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Visited On Sunday, 17 January 2021

Staff looked after us very well to ensure our private function ran smoothly. Was lovely and relaxed and just what we hoped for! Thank you :)

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Visited On Monday, 21 December 2020

Food was quite nice but the interior design and customer service stood out to me most. Our waitress was so lovely and the restaurant had a great atmosphere!!

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Visited On Saturday, 19 December 2020

Nitee was amazing ...from answering all our questions, advising us on all the food and drink requirements and to being a brilliant host for our son Forrest's 21st! The whole experience was so stress free and enjoyable and we cannot recommend highly enough for anyone to book an event to enjoy at Marina Cantina. We also met the owner Clint who helped us with using their projector to slideshow our family photos during the party which really added to the great atmosphere. All the staff were so friendly and welcoming and looked after us so well! Thanks again for ensuring our our son has some precious memories to have from a great evening indeed! Craig and Vanessa

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Visited On Thursday, 17 December 2020

What a lovely spot right on the Marina!... Amazingly yummy food (I mean it is sooooo good), a top notch service and an ambient, warm and rather character-like atmosphere. Can't fault it really. We had a family dinner here last night and we all really enjoyed it. Definitely coming back. One of the staff there - Melissa - did a fantastic job looking after us. Thanks Melissa!

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Visited On Sunday, 29 November 2020

Food was okay not as "flavoursome" as I'd expected. There were a few items on the menu we couldn't order because they were out of stock. Sangria was perfect though! Great decor and atmosphere, service and view with table by the window :)

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Visited On Monday, 23 November 2020

Missing items on the menu - even the blackboard, and no Sangria (even when told they would make some they didn’t). Not even a lime wedge in the corona! Disappointing- was a birthday dinner and have had way better experience preciously.

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Visited On Saturday, 21 November 2020

Love coming to Marina Cantina! Great food, great service, great price!

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Visited On Tuesday, 10 November 2020

Good

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Visited On Tuesday, 27 October 2020

Great service, amazing large and delicious meals.

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Visited On Saturday, 19 September 2020

Great food and service. We’ll be back.

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Visited On Monday, 14 September 2020

Lovely service ... more salad options would be cool

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Visited On Saturday, 05 September 2020

Great options for coeliac

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Visited On Saturday, 01 August 2020

We enjoyed the food, very tasty, and the friendly and quick service. Love the loaded fries. Will definitely be back.

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Visited On Wednesday, 22 July 2020

Amazing service and an outstanding young girl that served us. Super friendly and we loved the food! Thank you

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Visited On Tuesday, 14 July 2020

It was a quiet night but the service was too slow and not particularly welcoming.

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Visited On Friday, 10 July 2020

Food and service was great just the waiting time other than that we enjoyed our time

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Visited On Tuesday, 09 June 2020

Awesome everything

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Visited On Thursday, 21 May 2020

Great food and value for money. The restaurant was way too hot though wowza!

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