Cuisine: Mediterranean
Price Point: Mains from $25 - $35
Ranked: #6 of 18 restaurants in Bay Of Plenty

Zeytin at the Mount Mediterranean Restaurant

Zeytin at the Mount is located in the heart of Mount Maunganui. Known locally for its generous portions of fresh mediterranean influenced food, colourful cushioned bench seating, family atmosphere and award winning locally roasted coffee.

The restaurant offers a range of freshly baked bread from its wood-fired pizza oven with an assortment of Mediterranean dips to compliment as well as olives, cheeses and fish. The mezes are very popular and are a great way to start your meal with an array of tastes. Tagines, fresh fish, salads and wood-fired pizzas all feature on the menu. Dietary requirements are catered for and they're happy to point out gluten free, vegetarian and dairy free options.

Zeytin has a family orientated atmosphere with a kids choice menu on display for the little ones.

The menu changes for the summer season with tweaks here and there but the favourites always stay.

All food is made fresh on site and the chefs pride themselves in using quality produce and cuts of meat.

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Zeytin At The Mount
118 Maunganui Road
Tauranga 3116

Open Hours:
Monday - Closed
Tues - Sun: 9am - 9pm

Phone: 07 574 3040
Website: www.zeytinmountcafe.co.nz/

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Zeytin At The Mount
Location: Mount Maunganui
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Mains: $25 - $35

Reviews

Denise Girdler

If you want a warm, comfortable place to go for dinner on a coolish evening don’t walk past Zeytin at the Mount! The atmosphere and decor is lovely. We were both very impressed with the food which was delicious and beautifully presented. Thank you for looking after us so well! If we lived here this would definitely be one of our regular haunts.

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Food was excellent, atmosphere was warm and service was super friendly. What a great night!

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An enjoyable meal with great service - thanks!

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Lisa Cher

Zeytin is a wonderfully presented restaurant truly at the heart of Mount Maunganui, everything from the decor to the friendly staff gives this place such a warm and inviting atmosphere and their food only goes above and beyond! We were greeted by a lovely waitress who was very helpful with our order and made sure the meal came out at perfect timing. The meze board was an absolute winner, a divine range of dips, cheeses, olives and cured meats with literally enough fluffy golden Turkish bread to feed a family! We couldn't believe this was only the beginning. Next we had the falafel salad, halloumi meze and Moroccan chicken tagine, all of which were cooked to perfection and full of flavour, accompanied by a large serving of green salad which made the meal very fresh and light. The only down side of our experience was that after such tasty and generously served meals we has absolutely no room for dessert! Will remember that for next time, thank you Zeytin At The Mount for such a pleasurable evening!

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Awesome food and very nice service! :)

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Tanya Steiner

Beautiful food, healthy. Good service and very authentic

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Luke Buxton

We are looking forward to visiting next time we are in the area.

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Food was delicious as always and the service was great

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Our young sons were ravenous at 5pm and when we asked if we could come even earlier than 530, they kindly agreed. Their great hospitality continued, offering child sized juices and pizza from the main menu. These were no little plates though, the portions were so generous and the food healthy, fresh and tasty. The beef cheeks on lentils were sublime and just what I felt like after an afternoon carrying gumboots and piggy backing kids around the Mount. We left with happy full pukus!

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Carolyn Dwight

Warm friendly service and good food.

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Geraldine Tawa

Great dining experience altho very quiet, maybe becos it was midweek. The waitress was lovey, and the food was on time and delicious. Very big meals, didn't really need the starter platter but was very tasty! Would definitely recommend and will be back

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Great service and delicious.

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Had such a nice meal at Zeytin, the food is so fresh and delicious. Good serving size, pizza was delicious. Nice vibes in the restaurant too.

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We love Zeytins and often visit when at Mount Manganui - be it for a bite of lunch or a leisurely dinner.
This time we went for dinner with family from overseas. We were warmly greeted and seated at a comfortable table near the door. Water arrived quickly and drinks orders taken.
When ordering our meals they unfortunately had no avocado for the prawn and avocado salad but the menu options are varied so it was easy to make another choice.
The Beef Cheeks were absolutely divine - just fell apart with the lightest pressure of the fork and the gravy with lentils and carrots just finished it off perfectly.
The lamb and feta pizza was delicious and generously topped.
The desserts were also delicious and absolutely huge - definitely meant for sharing.

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As diners of three adults and three children we couldn't fault our experience!! Beautiful atmosphere and great service. Food was bought out quickly and the variety offered suited all ages - meals were presented beautifully and large!! We would definitely go again and highly recommend this restaurant as one that presents great value for money and has a really stunning atmosphere!

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Sally Neustroski

Food was beautiful (best Turkish in the Bay). Staff was friendly and our Turkish waitress was lovely.

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Elizabeth Rutherford

The serving sizes were huge! The food was tasty and arrived promptly. The only let down was the chocolate brownie which was dry and arrived without the ice cream it really needed. This was fixed and returned.

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The service was friendly and efficient. The food was tasty and the servings generous. I particularly enjoyed the calzone.

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Michele Bensley

Another Fantastic meal, our Canadian relatives were super impressed with our favourite Mount restaurant.

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Tania Hodge

On arrival we were greeted immediately and shown to our table. Great service by friendly waitress. Good size portions for both main and dessert. We were actually full after our main but couldn’t pass up the chocolate brownie which was well worth it. On the whole, a great night out, thank you Zeytins.

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Four of us dined at Zeytin At The Mount, two ate the Chicken Parmigiana and two ate chicken Tagine.. All thoroughly enjoyed our meal....flavoursome and filling. The beers were served efficiently, lovely and cold on a warm evening. Service was unobtrusive and timely. An excellent dining experience.

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Lynette White

The staff knew about our booking and made us feel very special. The food were very good as well.

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Heather Parnell

The Baked Brie for 2 was a delicious starter. Warm and creamy with dates, nuts and honey with toasted ciabatta. We tried one serving of the scallop meze and spec. Small but tasty. The Chicken and Apricot Tagine was hearty and piping hot in its cast iron bowl. Beautiful flavours but next time I would wait for winter when I need warming up. Chicken Parmigiana was the perfect choice. Stacked in a bowl served with a generous salad in fact this is one Restaurant where the side salad is to be enjoyed as part of the meal and not left on the side. I was disappointed at Dessert time though as I saw Rum Baba on the Blackboard and was anticipating a little yeasty cake drissled with a rum syrup. Alas I was served a Rum and Coke (i think) in a glass so thats something to be aware of. The Affogatto with Lemoncello was enjoyed by my husband though. We knew what to expect for that. Lovely staff and the place got really busy for a Tuesday night so that says it all.

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Rebecca Harvey

Nice relaxed meal, great flavours in the food.

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Prue Caldwell

Delious food and great atmosphere and service

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Another excellent meal. Thank you for the wonderful food and service. We have come many times and we love the atmosphere and food of Zeytins. Thank you again.

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Tania Tihema

Food and service here was amazing. Would definitely come back again.

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Debra East

Food was great and decent size portions with a good selection to choose from. We would recommend and go back again.

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Great food and lovely service can't wait to go back for the chicken tagine yummy yum yum

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Lovely evening ❣️

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Kylie Sheridan

The food and service was absolutely amazing!

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Very tasty food and attentive service. We would love to come back to Zeytin At The Mount.

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Tristan Murray

Took almost an hour to get food but when it did arrive it was quite good especially the prawn entree which was outstanding - overall would recommend

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Friendly service, great food a good night enjoyed by all. Will return on our next visit to the Mount

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Nainy Mez

We dined at Zeytin at the Mount on Friday night as part of our holiday to the Bay of Plenty. Best food we experienced whilst here. Fresh and pure ingredients enhanced in a natural way. The scallops were my favourite however the braised beef was definitely hard to beat. But oh my, if you're one for a bit of baklava then this is your place. Would definitely recommend and if I lived here I'd be there once a week for sure. 5/5

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Donna McKenzie

Amazing !!

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Alek Lisefski

Nice food. The salads had good portions of seafood on them. Baklava was delish!

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Kirsty Somers-Edgar

Our dining experience at Zeyton was awesome. We arrived about 15 minutes late but rang on the way to let them know. They said it wasn’t a problem and happily accommodated us. They were very friendly, service was excellent and the food. Will go again.

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Meals were large and tasty.

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Friendly helpful staff. Meal size was good, starter plus a main and I was stuffed! The beef cheek was very nice, but quite rich, so a good one to share

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Kylie Sheridan

Absolutely amazing dining experience. The food was divine and the service was impeccable. We will definitely be back. Zeytin, is my new fav!

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We enjoyed a lovely meal and the service was friendly and efficient. Couldn’t fault it :)

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Chanelle McLennan

Wonderful dinner out at Zeytin's, the food looked and tasted amazing!! Will be back!

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Lovely fresh food, huge portions!
Nice decor and environment - good service - would recommend

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Great food, service and atmosphere.

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Friendly staff, great service and food was awesome. Really good portion sizes. Great place to take the kids, a real crowd pleaser for all ages.

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First time at this restaurant, and quite impressed with the set out. Service was faultless, when ever we had a question, it was answered kindly. Food was different in some aspects to what we are used to, and very nice. Always good to try things outside your comfort zone. Great sized meals, both my partner and I struggled to finish our meals, but we had too for dessert. Honestly we ate too much, but it was all so well presented and tasty.

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Relaxed atmosphere, deilicious large portion size food, minimal desert selections. Friendly service.

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A lovely restaurant with colourful decor and a great menu. Plenty of choice and delicious food. Quick service and a good selection of drinks. All in all a lovely dinner!

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We were welcomed straight away and shown our table. The waitress was very attentive and even gave us a free sample of a wine that we made enquiries about. The food was great.There were huge servings and it was served very quickly. We were never rushed and it was a very relaxed atmosphere. We would recommend to everyone.

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