Restaurants

Cafe in Pio Pio, Awakino & Mokau

Whitebait Inn

A great place to try the local speciality of whitebait is this classic Kiwi diner. Look for the quirky statue of the whitebait fisherman on the roof before getting stuck into tasty fritters or an omelette stuffed in…
Cafe in Pio Pio, Awakino & Mokau

Fat Pigeon Cafe

The Fat Pigeon offers good-value mains such as pulled-pork tacos, and huge freshly baked muffins and bagels crammed with salmon and cream cheese.
Pub Food in Pio Pio, Awakino & Mokau

Awakino Hotel

The Awakino River spills into the Tasman at Awakino, where boats shelter in the estuary while locals find refuge at the rustic Awakino Hotel. Look forward to hearty meals, including whitebait fritters, and a pleasan…