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Avenal, Invercargill

4.5
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ed aye Apr 17, 2022
Delicious food, cocktails, and wine. Had the Covfefe Chocker. Cooked beautifully. See less
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Gretchen H Apr 11, 2022
I actually hate to leave less-than-stellar reviews, but we were pretty underwhelmed by this place after seeing its ratings. The portions were a bit stingy for the price. As a San Franciscan who has eaten my fair share of our native cioppinos, I don't think I've ever before been unsatisfied after one. It was a bit over-salted too, which balanced out my husband's slightly underseasoned blue cod. The staff were lovely, friendly, and attentive. Overall not a bad experience, just underwhelming. I absolutely don't mind paying for a great meal, but this was higher priced than a lot of other options without being special enough to justify splurging. See less
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Kirsty Greig Feb 24, 2022
The food was delicious and the head waiter was amazing. Very friendly and will definitely come back when down again and recommend. The seafood chowder was perfectly creamy and the crispy duck was devine. Thank you ☺️ See less
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jason gray Feb 19, 2022
Excellent service and amazing food,we had the market catch which was beer battered orange roughly and it was brilliant and the portions sizes were huge. Staff were very very friendly and very good at their jobs. Highly recommended, Well done team. See less
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Katy Lewis Feb 02, 2022
We enjoyed our last meal here on our trip to the south island, our waiter was really friendly and attentive, he made some good recommendations. The seafood was super fresh and tasty. Highly recommend! See less
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NZ Industrade Property Jan 20, 2022
Amazing menus and delicious food! We stayed in town for 4 nights and had dinners there twice. The food is very rich in flavour and reasonably priced. The building and room is elegant as well. Will definitely visit again! See less
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Ngoc Heng Jan 19, 2022
We found this restaurant accidentally while passing Invercargill on the way to Stewart Island. What a gem! Everything was amazing, food, service, quality & price for it. We even went back 2 days later when returning from Stewart Island. Has become one of my top 5 restaurants in NZ and I’ll definitely be going back when I’m in the South. See less
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J Morgan Jan 05, 2022
One of the very best restaurants I have been too. Very highly recommended. The waiter we had was amazing. The food was amazing. Can't say enough how enjoyable. We were collected and returned yo our accommodation by courtesy bus. A must to go to when in invercargill See less
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Erin Johnston Jan 05, 2022
We had a top notch time at Buster Crabb. Meals are big and delicious. They have lots of craft beers and suggest wine matches. The staff were really attentive and friendly. We also enjoyed being able to catch up with a friend in the bar area after we'd finished our meals. Covid safe too, with masks on the whole time and vaccine passes checked on arrival. See less
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Karen Scott Jan 03, 2022
This place is a Southern Gem, beautiful old building, filled with atmosphere and character, we sat outside and had the Farmers Platter and Whitebait omelette, both were fresh and delicious. Joy to behold, our Waiter was amazing, have had some terrible service in Southland, but certainly not here. Highly recommend See less
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Kym Slaughter Dec 22, 2021
Great service, environment, and atmosphere, but the food was underwelminng with too much attention and emphasis on dish appearance and grade of ingredients used. This compromised the flavour of the dish. Also, the kids menu is too gourmet for children to pallet. A 7 year old wants to hold a cheese burger with their hands, not have to cut it up because it was served between two very small artisan style bread rather than a bun... See less
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Cressida Evans Dec 12, 2021
Food was tasty but overpriced for what was delivered. Overcooked beans and lamb was well done, not medium. Not worth a price tag in excess of $40. Service was great until dessert when it tailed off. Decent wine list. See less
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Daniel Penn Aug 04, 2021
Amazing and fantastic sized meals that you won't walk away hungry. The chef understands the complexity of seafood meals and taste this was truly an enchanting experience and recommended to all that come. The meals came out fast an this was a new standard for my own dining out experience. 9/10 See less
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Eru Twain Keil Jun 07, 2021
As soon as I walk in the main doors off Dee street ....I was taken back in time & So cozy ... The staff service always made you felt that you matter ...l had seafood chowder & it was as good as any if not the best I've had ..the surrounding was so relaxing ...my wife had rib eye steak &. I went with the steak burger & roast spuds Very nice indeed Great night out 😊 it was a nice way of celebrating 31 years of marriage & my 56th birthday Originally from Hawkes BAY , we've been here a year in Southland & living closer to our daughter and son .... So get out & treat yourself to a good night out See less
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Rachel Spencer Mar 03, 2021
I have to admit I wasn't expecting to find a decent restaurant in this Southland city but I was pleasantly surprised with Buster Crabb! Our friend chose the place so it was a first for all of us. My meal was delish and so was my drink. The menu is like reading the paper which is nice touch - I don't like stuffy places and this was not one of those places. Super friendly staff and I think we were the last to leave. I'd go back for sure the next time I'm here. See less
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Does Buster Crabb offer takeaway?

Yes, Buster Crabb offers takeaway services. However we encourage you to call us first.

Where is Buster Crabb located?

Its located at 326 Dee Street, Avenal, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand

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Contact Details

326 Dee Street, Avenal, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
+64 3-214 4214
Opening Days
Buster Crabb is open 7 days a week ( Sunday to Saturday). Please contact the business for actual opening hours.
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