The Good Local Pyes Pa Review

The Good Local Pyes Pa is a restaurant slash gastropub located at 83 Pyes Pa Rd, Pyes Pa 3112, Tauranga, New Zealand. Its main focus is to ensure that all the locals in the area are provided with quality food, service, and value to their money.

It is owned by a couple who have had a long background in hospitality and have also owned several businesses on the strand. Being locals themselves, they are more than happy to be a part of the ever-growing community in the area.

Food Menu and Beverages.

The Good Local Pyes Pa has a nice selection of foods to indulge in. The food menu is divided into several categories such as brunch, lunch, sides, burgers, pizza, shared plates, salads mains, sides, desserts, bar menu, and the kids’ menu.

The brunch list includes foods such as coconut porridge, avocado mash, corn and kumara fritters, griddle cake, eggs benedict, savory mince, the local grill, kids’ griddle cakes, kids cooked breakfast, and sides.

The lunch list includes gourmet pie of the day, open chicken sandwich, roasted vegetable salad, chicken salad, market fish & chips, Philly cheese steak sandwich, and Vietnamese beef salad.

The list of sides includes French fries, flatbread, sweet potato fries, and Jalapeno poppers.

Lunch Sample Menu

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Burgers and Pizzas

The burgers include a pulled pork burger, fried chicken burger, chicken caesar, a (must try) good burger, and a chili burger.

Pizzas include pepperoni pizza, peri peri chicken pizza, meat pizza, Mediterranean pizza, smoked pulled pork pizza, and the chili prawn pizza that’s popular.

Shares and Salads.

Shared plates include flatbread, Jalapeno poppers, Caprese empanadas, Vietnamese meatballs, calamari, fried chicken, and sticky pork belly.

The salads include chicken salad, Vietnamese beef salad, and root vegetable salad.

Mains of Note.

The main dishes include the popular fish & chips, vegetarian filo parcel, market fish, free range chicken, pork belly, lamb rump, and scotch steak.

Sides include crispy beer battered onions, garden salad, steamed broccolini, side extra sauce, French fries with tomato sauce & aioli, and sweet potato fries with aioli.

Kids, Bar Snacks and Sweet Things.

The desserts include delish fried donuts, mango creme brulee, sticky date pudding, cheesecake jar, and a cheeseboard which is great with New Zealand wine.

The bar menu includes French fries, flatbread, Caprese empanadas, calamari, sweet potato fries, Jalapeno poppers, awesome Vietnamese meatballs, fried chicken, and pork belly bites.

The kids’ menu includes pizzas, fish & chips, cheeseburger sliders, panko chicken, and a vegetable wrap.

The Drinks Available.

The bar also offers a wide variety of beverages in the form of tap beers & cider, cocktails, wines, and non-alcoholic drinks.

The tap beers and cider list include amber ale, small wonder pale ale, sparkling pale ale, Pilsner, XPA, stout, IPA, drop hop cider, Doris plum cider, Scarlet O’Hara peach cider, and APA.

The cocktail list includes the classic Mojito, apple martini, dark Irishman, key west, cloud nine, and the gin trap.

The wines include bubbly wine, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris, rose wine, Pinot Noir, Shiraz, and Merlot.

Non-alcoholic drinks include soft drinks, juices, tea, hot chocolate, coffee, apple soda, and fruit fizz.

Food & Drink Specials.

The Good Local Pyes Pa has several events and specials for everyone. Mondays and Tuesdays are half price nights for kids. Wednesday is 20 dollar rib night. Thursday is locals night where patrons are able to enjoy 15 dollar burgers from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm and 7 dollar Good George tap beers and cider from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

Fridays from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm is the Friday happy hour special with 15 dollar yummy pizzas, and 7 dollar tap beers, ciders, and house wines. Saturday and Sundays are the weekend brunch specials from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm. there is also a grill special on Sundays from 4:00 pm.


There are various types of events held every few weeks or months. They are either wine tasting events, special food events, or music events with guest musicians or DJs. Quiz night is also held every Thursdays from 8:00 pm.

Pokies available at The Good Local Pyes Pa.

This venue does not have any pokies or any gaming at the moment.


The Good Local Pyes Pa is a fantastic venue with amazing food, drinks and also a great atmosphere that’s kid friendly. The staff is very welcoming and you can also get to see the chefs live at work in the open kitchen.

The food and drinks are reasonably priced and the specials will ensure that you come back again. Be sure to get their on Wednesday’s from 4pm for the delish smoky BBQ NZ baby-back pork ribs, comes with chips and coleslaw for just 20 dollars. This bar is quite popular in Tauranga and is definitely worth checking out.

Opening hours

Monday to Friday 11am to late

Saturday and Sunday 8.30am to late


Phone 7-576 4663


Map and address

Good Local Pyes Pa
83 Pyes Pa Rd, Pyes Pa 3112, New Zealand

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