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"I can’t believe I’ve only just tried this place. Wish I’ve know about it for longer. The food was amazing, best and freshest sashimi I’ve..."
Bella Silva
"Went here for my birthday, great customer service, amazing food and cosy ambiance. Definitely recommended and will surely be..."
"Had a superb meal. All the dishes were good, some better than others. Standout dishes for me were: Volacano Roll - topped to the brim with flying..."
Tony Shi
"Does not dissapoint!You can taste the work and culinary skills that goes into each sauce...."
Brienna Forster
"Amazing japanese fusion that never fails to please. From the subtle atmosphere to the award winning cocktails, this restaurant is doing everything..."
Bella Qian
"Rating 4.5 The food were really amazingly delicious. Stopped by for lunch on the weekend. The place was pretty quiet was seated up the front which..."
"This fusion Japanese restaurant is situated on Ponsonby Road. One of my top 3 favorites for Japanese.The dim lighting and classy interior..."
"Fantastic food. Second time dining here and it did not disappoint, The crispy pork belly was super tender and the volcano sushi roll was awesome too...."
Scott Lawson
"Finally got to go here recently after hearing very positive things about the place. It's a hidden little gem that you could very easily walk past,..."
Matchstick Reviews
"If I had to only eat at one restaurant for the rest of my life, it would be here. They never fail to deliver on extraordinary food and service, we..."
"Amazing food and drinks, ordered one of the bento and Rozu..."
Geoffrey Huang
"Always excellent food, great variety and service. Everything is beautifully presented and the dining experience is enjoyable. Recommend you eat here..."
"Excellent food and excellent service, we will be back again..."
Annie Wang
"A very interesting fusion of Peruvian and Japanese, and very well done. Prompt and friendly service as well as quick serving of the cold..."
Doris Ma
"We had the set menu, crowd favourite was the beef tostadas (which we ordered more of), chicken dumpling, lamb and pork belly! Ive never had squid..."
Pookky Promtrai
"LOVE the food here, everything is delicious. Maybe I’m bias, as Japanese is one of my favourite cuisines. But everything is so fresh and..."
Chan Can Eat
"Really great experience here. Staff were very friendly and food was delicious. Food definitely on the pricier end so wouldn’t be a regular place to..."
Stephanie Qin
"Absolutely amazing meal. The food was divine, fresh, all the flavours match together. We had a set menu, so we could try a bit of everything. The..."
Joana Arriaga
"It was a great experience, great ambience with yummy food. Every dish tasted really really nice, and staff were friendly. The only thing is that we..."
"Attended with a group of 5 including a guest who came over from Dubai. Started off being seated, served promptly with a good drink..."
"I have been this restaurant several times, I’d like to say this is my favorite sushi restaurant in Auckland.Food is always fresh and..."
"Azabu is great. Love their refined Japanese food here - in particular the seafood. Ordered the Volcano roll, rainbow roll, tuna tostada, lamb cutlets..."
J Eats
"Wow!!!!!!Had dinner here for my birthday Service was 10/10Food 10/10Our waiter was awesome!!!What a great experience..."
"What a great dining experience!  It pays to reserve a table here particularly for the busy Friday and Saturday nights.  Japanese/Peruvian...who..."
Food And People
"We arrived via the parking lot around the back which seemed to have plenty of space.... Restaurant was buzzing, and I enjoyed the decor. Food was..."
Jason F.
"Impressively delicious food. Every single dish brought a different excitement to our palates, exciting ambience and the service was top..."
Liza Cosme
"Whenever I’ve been to a Japanese-Peruvian restaurant I’ve never left disappointed, and Azabu is no exception. This fascinating fusion seems to..."
Gourmet Vegetarians
"Very busy fine dining Japanese restaurant in Ponsonby. Staff are very friendly and welcoming. Service is really quick even at peak hours. Food is..."
The. GIANT. Eater
"More of a 4.5 for me given the reverence this place holds amongst the dining community.Beef Tostada was excellent and I really liked our..."
"Came here for my friends birthday dinner with no idea what sort of place it was. From outside it looks like nothing but as soon and you step in..."
"Azabu is such an amazing restaraunt. It is quite dark inside and lightly lit which isn't everyones thing but I really like it. The service is so..."
"This is a great place to go for a special occasion! The food was delicious and presentation was on point. We ordered the tiger prawn dumplings,..."
"Undoubtedly one of the best dine out spots in the country! The salmon tiradito is an absolute stunner! So fresh, such intricate flavors, true..."
"This is one of the most amazing places I have ever eaten and there will be something for everyone. The seared beef tostada is the most incredible..."
"A friend brought me here when he found out I love Japanese. I can not believe I have not been here before! The food is delightful; everything is..."
Saskia Halleen
"Amazing food, brilliant service - I loved the interior of the place as well as the vibe. A highlight dish for me will always be the pork belly for..."
"Not a common place for your budget but would be top option if you need somewhere to date or celebrate things. I took my husband here for his birthday..."
Bella Luv Food
"Well where do I start. There was certainly some hype with Azabu before me going there as friends, colleagues and even acquaintances could not fault..."
Bulking Steerco
"Came here for the first time for my birthday dinner. We were asked for preference of water and said sparkling and after being asked this same..."
"Everything is just sooooooo tasty and they put so much effort into presentation!!! One of our favourite places to eat and it’s always..."
Bonnie Hu
"I loveeeeee azabu. The ambience the food and the drink list is amazing. Lamb Chuleta 9/10. Crispy pork belly 10/10. Kingfish ceviche 8/10. Chicken..."
"Blink and youll miss the place. I Got lucky with the last remaining seat! Ended up sitting the bar which is fantastic as you get too see many types..."
"Awesome vibe, superb cuisine, prepared and presented as Japanese food should be: minimalist & tasteful.Enjoyed a great chilled sake with our..."
"Delicious food and great service! Ordered the karaage chicken, eggplant tempura and pork belly. All three were flawless and it was the perfect amount..."
"Just Wow!! I think this is the first review I’ve ever given 5 stars and Azabu deserves it! Everything about this place was amazing - the food,..."
Holly Swallow
"Exeptional service. Food is delish and beautifully presented. I really liked octopus dish and king fish ceviche. Portions are in a smaller side for..."
"Awesome place to eat, and their cocktail menu is seriously underrated. Such a unique concept mixing Peruvian and Japanese cuisines. The Tiger Prawn..."
Gian Carlo Pascual
"My new favourite place to eat!! Honestly everything was so delicious! the restaurant itself is so big and trendy and the presentation is top notch!..."
"We had dinner on friday before christmas, it was fully booked, but the level of service was consistent and the food was delicious. We had sashimi,..."
Andre Mdst
"Went to this lovely restaurant last week with my partner for a special occasion dinner. We ordered a good variety of food: seared beef and tuna..."
"Went for lunch on Wednesday. Busy place but great service and the food was superb esp, the pork belly, Full drinks menu. Would go again..."
Ian Harrison
"Best dining experience in a while! Came here for my birthday on a Monday night, it started off quiet around 6pm but halfway through the night we..."
"Came here for my sister’s birthday and I couldn’t believe how busy the place was on a weekday!We tried a decent amount of items off..."
"Taste: 🌕🌕🌕🌕🌑Interior Deco: 🌕🌕🌕🌑🌑Customer service: 🌕🌕🌕🌕🌕Recommend:..."
"Come here often for work lunch, we always share the Eggplant Tempura, Seared beef tostada and Tuna tostada – the tostadas are a must, they come out..."
"Had a great experience at Azabu last week. Had the volcano sushi, salmon ceviche specula, gyoza and pork belly. Every dish hit the spot! Especially..."
Matty Krelle
"Expected a Japanese digestion but find out it was more about fusion of Japanese and western cookery. A bit crowded and noisy in peak hour. Nice..."
"Nice fusion restaurant. Like the sashimi plate and soft shell crab bun very much. The sauces on sashimi plate are very special. Wish there are option..."
"My dinner at Azabu was the best dining experience of my life. I was blown away at how each dish served was incredible. There was not one..."
Keziah Sarmiento
"Was extremely surprised to see the restaurant was about 80% full even though it was a Monday night! Was glad that we had a booking. I had heard lots..."
Ari Kim
"I really wish this restaurant had better lighting so I can take clearer photos of the food! The beautiful presentation shows how carefully..."
Jenny Da
"Came here with family. Tried chicken and steak bento. Food is well above average but not “wow”. Service and atmosphere was great.Recommend..."
"If you want to discover a new side of the Japanese cuisine, Azabu is the place to go.Excellent food and great presentation. From the beef..."
João Plácido
"Went dinner last night for our wedding anniversary it was an excellent service from the staffs, will go extra mile just to cater our needs ❤ and..."
"It’s our first visit tonight and we had a great night - stunning presentation, lovely ambiance, great service and delightful taste. We ordered king..."
Evelyn Chen
"Amazing little restaurant! Highly recommend; even ended up having food I wouldn’t usually such as snapper ceviche; got to try wagyu beef for the..."
Alicia Crowe
"We have been wishing to try this place for so long and finally got the chance to go tonight. We ordered fried chicken, seared beef, beef short rib..."
Food Lover
"The best place to dine in Auckland . Azabu combines the best of Japanese and Peruvian cuisines to offer something truly unique. The food is extremely..."
Rohan Chauhan
"Staff we're friendly and attentive, and food came out quick. My favourites were the grilled octopus (starter), seared beef tostada with the truffle..."
Irene Calangian
"Azabu is a beautiful place with beautiful ambience and lightening. The menu was perfect there . Service was good and rapid. I had porks there . It..."
"We ordered the lunch box and dumplings. We were impressed by the beautiful food presentation. And they taste good too! Dumplings are..."
Bright One
"They really nailed the Peruvian touch in their menu, the portions are REALLY small but the food is amazingly good. It's totally worth it, just don't..."
Margot Vildósola
"Yeah these guys are good ...You're going to spend more than you want,  but you're going to enjoy the food.The Wagyu Beef Short rib..."
"Azabu is a world-class restaurant. The Japanese/Peruvian food is beautifully presented and explodes on the taste buds. Service is excellent. I..."
"Food- The food here is absolutely top notch. Delicious and immaculately presented.Ambience- the restaurant is gorgeous!Service- The wait..."
"Great taste! Definitely coming back again. The feed me menu is very worth it :) not too bad for a nice company dinner. I thought it was small..."
Dulcie Raphielle Tan
"Definitely recommend this place. Do yourself a favor and order the chicken dumplings you won’t regret it! Service and atmosphere is good and the..."
Samantha Gemmell
"The venue is nicely set out, the staff are friendly and courteous and the food menu is interesting with an extensive drinks list. Parking is behind..."
Karen Betsubara
"My wife & I were here for lunch. Wait staff was friendly & prepared us for this Japanese fusion cuisine. We had seared beef tostada, prawn dumplings,..."
"We tried coming here at night but way too busy instead we came here for lunch ... Service was great and the food is excellent .. we..."
"Phenomenal show of an exceptional understanding of flavour - the Peruvian influence on modern Japanese cuisine is executed to perfection. The drinks..."
"A beautiful restaurant with immaculate decor perfect music and ultra efficient staff. The food is truly delicious and perfectly balanced. The volcano..."
"One of my favourite places in Auckland. Nice cool ambience, great service and awesome foods and cocktails.Was really impressed about the..."
Diogo Reck
"First time dining here for a work dinner and the place was packed for a Wednesday night! Ambiance: very nice, modern, the room is a bit crowded but..."
"This place has great vibe! Good sushi and mix of different varieties with small plates allowing you to try different dishes with rich flavors. The..."
Jeff Gallant
"Was brought here by a friend who loves the place and we can safely say that the food here is great! Loved the steak and the gyozas were great too!..."
"Decent place to eat, better off going in a group that way you will order more and explore theMenu more. Also the portions are not huge so it's..."
"Have been twice for lunch on a Saturday now, returning as the first visit was wonderful. Creative take on Japanese with a South American influence...."
James Galloway
"What a feast we had here! Loved the dining area and the ambience. Very comfortable with great mood lighting. I have to say the service was..."
"AMAZING! Food looked and tasted awesome and the service was excellent. The food came out fast and was presented so well! Such a great experience...."
"Firstly service was great, they were really friendly and helpful, and the food wait wasn't too long. We started with the octopus, which was..."
Chicken Wing
"It is a fine dining restaurant so the portion sizes are small, but the quality is superb. Had the sashimi, and the fish was very fresh, the miso here..."
Imperius Malekith
"An enjoyable evening with friends from Hong Kong at Azabu. We were so glad that we had chosen the right restaurant: we simply love the vibe there and..."
Sharon Kan
"i love strong flavours and Azabu does strongly flavoured food so well. The extra dimension of the Peruvian influence on Japanese food - just yum! I..."
"Another spectacular dining experience.Tasteful decor, lovely staff and scrumptious Peruvian/Japanese fusion. We tried all the vegetarian options..."
Angela Kay Street
"I had the rainbow sushi roll, chicken katsu bun and the tempura custard. Overall very good food, good service and nice ambience. The sushi was really..."
Arabella Ross
"In a word? Faultless.  Service, atmosphere, cocktails, wine list,'s stunning.  Price-wise it matches nicely alongside far lesser..."
Kiwi Foodie 123
"Went to Studio One for a popup event and the organizer highly recommended this place and as it was just across the road that was a..."
"Lovedddddd this place! Great menu, very authentic yet awesome spin with Japanese & Peruvian. Ordered a wide range of food in a group and everyone..."
Simon Pheonix
"Amazing!food amazing +++ bit hard to hear friends dining with because of close proximity with other patrons10/10 food and service 8/10..."
"Amazing! We went here last week for my birthday and it was sooooo good. We had the tuna tostada, the octopus, the pork belly, chicken dumplings, the..."
Oones Connor
"Absolutely loved this restaurant. Each one of us had a drink which included 3 different cocktails and two different mocktails each one was just..."
Pooja Pamula
"I have dined at Azabu on multiple occasions and simply cannot fault their food or service. The maitre d is always lovely and welcoming and the wait..."
"Superb modern Japanese - Salmon Tiradito possibly the best Japanese dish I've ever tried - tiger milk sauce outstanding. Tempura Custard with Ginger..."
"Stopped by for a fairly late dinner and was able to get a table without booking. The place was still quite full but it wasn't very loud so having a..."
Benedict Uy
"Went here last night for an anniversary celebration. The fit out is stylish and funky and we requested a quiet table which had an awesome view of the..."
Lacey Thompson
"What can I say! Went here after several recommendations from friends. I'm so glad I tried it out. AMAZING!!!! I really can't say anymore. Everything..."
"Peruvian Japanese cuisine was something I'd never tried before - and I love it! Azabu is a really small hidden gem on Ponsonby road which has some..."
Roxanne Sarkari
"Awesome attentive, friendly service. Food was amazing! Chicken was tender. Steak was juicy. Fish was cooked to perfection. Cocktails were yummy. What..."
"I love this place! I went here on my friend's birthday dinner. I didn't expect anything from this restaurant but they just surpise me with..."
Anastasia Kadir
"Great service, great food and great ambience. I cannot fault Azabu. We have thoroughly enjoyed every dishes we ordered and would come back again in a..."
Shirley Liew
"The sashimi and sushi were superb, especially the Salmon, but my favourite dish is definitely the chicken dumplings.Everything is presented..."
Max During
"Impressive! The service, the deco, the drinks list and menu all surpassed expectations. Our highlights were the gyoza, chicken meatballs and pork..."
Pamela Mansell
"What an interesting mix of Peruvian flavours with Japanese ingredients. Love how the place has soft lighting but provides a very casual feel. BEST..."
"Azabu, with its Nikkei cuisine (Japanese Peruvian fusion), piqued my interest when I first read about it and I was eager to taste for myself. The..."
"A great dining experience. Food was superb, staff are really great - very attentive right from start, very personable.  Steak was the best ever,..."
"Dined in December 2016 for an end of year work team lunch. Great opportunity to try everything as all dishes were easily shared! Advised the waiter I..."
"Great to try the delicious menu at Azabu. I'm an Asian fusion fan & although many menus are the same, this relatively new spot had some great..."
"Azabu has become mine and my partner's favourite Japanese restaurant. The food is prepared and served of an extremely high standard. The..."
"Had dinner here last night. I agree that this deserves a much higher rating than it has on here. Delicious food. The portion sizes aren't the biggest..."
Angela Trigg
"On the K Road end of Ponsonby Road, behind a heavy dark door and blacked out windows is Ponsonby’s latest Japanese restaurant – Azabu. With a..."
Amy @ My Dining Journey
"Fresh fish and great service. Food arrives fast and the presentation is amazing. Would definitely recommend Azabu to anyone thinking of..."
"I don't understand how did that happen that this place has that low rating on Zomato. I just don't understand how people could rate this place lower..."
Igor Anany
"Interesting find, a lovely little japanese restaurant focused upon delivery of Tapas style food, with suggestion to guests to order 2-3 dishes..."
Mike G.
"Came here as a table of 4 after having read great review in Viva.  Struggled to find the place, but fortunately we stumbled across the dedicated..."
"Amazing food!! Great setting, only been for lunch so far, but will definately be heading back for dinner. Service was very prompt, attentive despite..."
Mark Atkinson
"Tasty tasty. I usually order sushi at Japanese but we were with somebody who doesnt eat fish so ordered some of the meat dishes. Highly recommend the..."
Michael Rossing
"Decided to pick this place for catch up with friends on my recent work trip to Auckland - definitely made the right choice.From the cool vibe of..."
"Went here for dinner last night with a group of friends. Already being big fans of Ibizu we had high expectations for this place. Located at the..."
"I went back here again for a surprise anniversary dinner and I was hoping that customer services have improved since 2 years ago. (see my last review..."
Lily Chow
"Went here for dinner and everything was delicious! We ordered the beef tataki, karaage chicken, gyoza's, chicken dumplings and the really crispy pork..."
"Took me a good 5 minutes to find even with the help of Google Maps. If you're looking for it along Ponsonby Road, it's next to the bright EastWest..."
"We went for lunch. First impression is that it's too dark inside for lunch. Dark wood and subdued lighting. A night time setting. It was so dark that..."
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"Had a lovely anniversary dinner here recently. We both really like Japanese and degustation menus so were very eager to try eating here. Its a..."
Niamh Slattery
"I had heard good things abou Kazuya and then I went there...... MIND blown!!! This place is amazing, fine dining Japanese food with a twist... it..."
"Amazing service and great food. We’ll definitely come back for sure. Thanks to all the staffs and chefs of Kazuya..."
Ha Nguyen
"I had my birthday dinner with my friend there. Good service, very friendly~ The food is really nice, beef is one of my favorite, really tasty and..."
"It is a fantastic journey through Japanese European..."
"One of the best places for a degustation in Auckland. Kazuya is renowned for their amazing food and service and they did not..."
Amy @ My Dining Journey
"Came here for my birthday yesterday and ordered the 10 course deguststion meal with a sparkling sake to start and a warm sake to finish. The food was..."
"Superb service, quick meals, extensive drinks list. We had the premium course. Very good..."
Cameron Perry Harley
"Was a lovely experience. A man thanked us as we left, I think he was the chef perhaps? And gave us a little cake/cookie thing in a little bag. Was a..."
Rohanna Cope
"Such nice service and great taste as well. Fanciest Japanese fusion food you can find in Auckland! If you know the chief you will get a special treat..."
"One of the best dining experiences I’ve had in my 13 years in Auckland. Everything was faultless from flavours to presentation to the quiet and..."
"Went here for the set menu lunch option. Probably one of the best lunches I have been to. Had the pork , and the beef. The beef was cooked to..."
"For this restaurant you will have to make a booking online from their website before at least 1 day. They have a very beautiful food and art..."
"Honestly the best dining experience I have had. The layout and food were beyond perfection! The staff were incredibly friendly and made the dining..."
Josh Stewart
"Absolutely incredible. The service, atmosphere, presentation and food are all fantastic and hard to beat. Each dish has it's own story and the chefs..."
"Kazuya is one of the finest restaurant in Auckland. Been there once and had the full tasting menu. 90% of it was amazing, ingredients were fresh and..."
Diogo Reck
"Another place to tick off the degustation list and I have to say it is my favourite degustation so far.The ambience is sophisticated,..."
"We enjoyed the chefs dinner and were delighted with the food. Beautifully presented and delicious. Duck was among the best we've ever had. Wine..."
"7 course degustation. AMAZING service. So polite, so friendly. Food came out in a timely manner. Beautiful plating, the food tasted incredible...."
"High quality and amazing delicious food- everything was fresh and good quality. However it didn't fill me up and I don't know whether that's just..."
"Delicious food that is creative and beautifully presented. The degustation is amazing but I prefer the 5 course meal- great value for the quality and..."
Forking Hungry
"Another jem! We have celebrated many special occasions here at Kazuya and this place is always consistent with their delivery in amazing food! We..."
Simon Pheonix
"Came here to enjoy the 7 course degustation with 2 other friends.We were all very pleased with the experience, a great use of textures,..."
"Kazuya was definitely enjoyable - great service and very well cooked food. I had the 7-course degustation and the portions were just nice. I could..."
"Typical high-quality Japanese service bring me back to Japan. really nice warm Sake for winter. My favourite bread bakers are always Japanese. They..."
"Absolutely amazing!This hidden gem and I say hidden because if you were to look outside you would be forgiven to walk right past it without..."
Wayne Willis
"A friend and I tried Kazuya on a quiet Tuesday night. We had the 8 course set menu (see photo) and a couple of bottles of very reasonably priced..."
"I came here for dinner. Lovely interior. We ordered the 7 course degustation. The food was tasty and looked beautiful. The staff were very lovely...."
Angela Trigg
"Amazing food and presentation. My second time here for their 7course degustation. Service is tip top! Kudos to all the front of house and kitchen..."
"Went there with my friend for her birthday. None of us had degustation before and as a first time experience Kazuya totally blew our minds!The..."
Serena Wang
"An amazing experience.  We couldn't fault the food, the service or the ambiance.  Our 7-course degustation was perfectly paced and offered a fine..."
Anna Radford
"Amazing food and service!!scallop dish was best ever i had!! ''Texture"dish was bit oily but nice present and tastySpanner crab !! My..."
Kevin Kyoungseok Choi
"Food is awesome , especially the Salmon confit. Strongly recommend. Price is quite high. Spent more than 300 include wine. But worth to go once..."
"This was my first ever degustation and I was totally blown away. Fine dining at its very best with every nibble a taste sensation! It was as if my..."
Larissa Denton
"Kazuya is a superb dining establishment. I have eaten here many times, taken many guests and friends all of whom have been highly impressed.I have..."
"Food was fantastic, had the full chefs degustasion, 14 courses. Smoked salmon, pasta and roast duck were all top notch, and the signature salad was..."
Relihan Myburgh
"This was simply amazing, Kazuya is not your normal Japanese restaurant. It pushes the boundaries as to what you thought you knew of Japanese food. We..."
R & A
"I came here for a friend's birthday and requested for a surprise, and they were so nice to prepare something special for him! The wine..."
"upon entering thought I was in for an amazing experience. unfortunately the waiter knocked a glass of wine over me so not a great start. we chose the..."
Stuart Harris
"I went here with a group for dinner and was a little disappointed. It took quite a while for our drinks to come and no water was provided for about..."
Tessa Hall
"My friends & I were at Kazuya on a Tuesday for the 9-course degustation menu dinner. We were guided through a narrow staircase to a table on the..."
"I've been meaning to sample Kazuya for a while now - and the wait was worth it. If ever an establishment reminds you of the attention to detail and..."
"What a person prefers in food, or indeed, what a person prefers in a restaurant is highly subjective. Thus offering my opinion on such matters as..."
Jemima Duck
"I was very impressed with Kazuya, the quality and inventiveness of the food as well as the level of service makes this one Auckland's best..."
"A.M.A.Z.I.N.G!! So few restaurants in Auckland which can deliver this calibre of food and service. Often we find that when we go back to a..."
Jean Van Havill
"Me and my partner went for her birthday dinner. This was the best fine dining restaurant I have ever been to. We were amazed by their level of..."
"I went here for the first time Friday night. From the time I arrived till the time I left I was blown away by the level of service, the ambiance and..."
Michael Wadams
"Definitely a place for your special occasion. We came here since the restaurant first opened and at first we were worried that Aucklanders may not be..."
"As the most praised newcomer in Auckland's fine-dining scene, Kazuya had stoked my curiosity for a long time, so I settled in for a 9 course innings..."
"Ate here on my friend's birthday!!!It is fricken fantastic!!!Some dishes were a little average, but some surprises you like..."
Tony Ma
"My family and I came for the Short Course, which was basically five courses of deliciousness plus amuse-bouche and house-made breads. And then..."
EeLaine Yeoh
"Our experience from the second we walked in the door to the moment we stepped out was just amazing! My partner and I went for the 7 course..."
Mimi Yang
"We had the $85 tasting menu two nights ago and it was a feast for all senses. The dining room is small but beautifully formed, the staff were..."
"Just came back from a dinner for two at Kazuya and felt compelled to get on here as soon as I got home and drop my thoughts. Had the 8 course tasting..."
Charles Pludthura
"One hundred percent the best restaurant in Auckland. I can't believe what a secret this has been kept, we love dining out and have our fave..."
Sophie Radford
"Nothing short of fantastic.A hidden gem in the top of Symonds St that you would never know existed. The service from the door could not be..."
David Boshier
"Faultless experience. Beautiful service, outstanding attention to detail. We were a table of 4, and all ordered the 5 course tasting menu...."
Simon Walker
"Perfect dining experience! The attention to detail, the atmosphere, the fantastic service, the exquisite food, all this make Kazuya a stand out..."
"Kazuya was FANTASTIC! From the warm greeting on our arrival to the final delicious mouthful, my partner and I had a smiles on our faces. The service..."
"My wife and I came here last night for dinner, to celebrate her 30th birthday.Amazing. We consider ourselves foodies, and are fans of Clooney,..."
Al Donald
"I've heard KAZUYA's great reputations by word of mouth,so we've visited there as a couple lately. The food was exceptional, every single dish or bite..."
"5 of us dined on the 5 course tasting plates. Absolutely fantastic, the food fabulous, and the service we could not fault either. Every attention..."
Adrienne King
"came in with my wife for our anniversary - wow can honestly say one of the best meals we have had in a long long time. we had the 7 course set menu..."
"Kazuya Restaurant on Auckland's Symonds Street is Auckland latest addition to fine dining. The surroundings are intimate and elegant. There are three..."
"My daughter and I felt like Japanese and found a voucher in the entertainment book which led us to this area, we stumbled into this place and the..."
Tessa Bailey-Lont
"For those that are not familiar, Kazuya is a restaurant near the corner of Symonds Street and Khyber pass in Auckland. It serves contemporary French..."
Big J's Takeaways
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"The prices are so reasonable and the food was so yummy! This was months ago though just a late review..."
Komal G
"Barbie Q burger was yummmm!!! Will definitely be back. Didnt enjoy the kumara fries... but my partner loved..."
"Went on a Friday night around 8 and called in to order before which was a good idea. Wait time was around 20-25 minutes. Between 4 of us we..."
"I normally come for takeaways and the quality always very good. Quick service and mostly accurate for timing. Will come..."
Gabriel Kung
"The burgers are gooooood. I always barely have time to take a photo before I scoff it down. Sauce is on point. Although the portion seemed to have..."
Darren Big Belly
"You just cannot go wrong with a Classic Cheeseburger from Big J's. There's a reason why they're always on the best burger list of Auckland and that's..."
Amindha Fernando
"Photos don’t do justice! The food was great! Amazing burgers! Had the supreme steak it was so juicy and tender. The vegetarian Corny burger was so..."
"Best burger!! Real good prices too. I got the mushroom burger, sweet potato wedges with garlic salt, and onion rings. The beef patty was juicy, well..."
Doris Ma
"When I saw the 4.9 rating on Zomato I knew I was getting something amazing for lunch! There’s no way hundreds of people would be wrong about..."
Vikranth Madabhushi
"Great little local burger joint serving some of the best burgers in town. Some great weekly..."
Francois Stols
"Outstanding. The burgers were still perfect and delicious after delivery. I was so surprised at the quality texture taste and smell. Thoroughly..."
Tony Ma
"No wonder rating so high. The burger is good!!!ordered Uber eats, still hot when delivery to my place. Tasty good, meat delicious and juicy...."
LuNa The TuNa
"I am really disappointed that 23 years of my life went by and I did not know about this place. I ordered the steak burger with bacon and cheddar..."
Altynai Saralaeva
"Been here twice. Best kumara chips ever! It was crisp and tasty. I also ordered a barbie q burger and its portion was big and delicious as..."
Channel Lam
"This is a hidden Gem! Been going from my uni days since one of my mates told me about it and the chips and the burgers are amazing, highly..."
Ricky Bhat
"More like a 4.5 rating, only because customer service from the front of desk is a bit disappointing. The burgers are good- steak n' egg and barbieQ..."
Oriental Doll
"After hearing so much about Big J's we decided we would try it out for ourselves. We grabbed a steak & egg sandwhich as well as a Magic Mushroom..."
Tasteful Seconds By Kyrsta Lynn
"I was working out Mt Wellington and a friend of mine recommended this place to me, I’m so glad he did cause the food is primo as! Ordered the Cajun..."
James Frazer-Nonutunu
"A hidden gem in Mt. Welly. Amazing burgers and chips. Good prices & accomodating staff as well. Can get a little bit busy. But you can phone ahead..."
"Best takeaway burgers in Auckland. Great flavours and portions. Definitely take advantage of the combo upgrade with the chips and drink. If you have..."
Alexandros Andronikos
"Love this place. They make amazing burgers. Fast and very good service. Burgers are well made all the time. It’s quite hidden if you don’t know..."
Marggie Pascua
"I dont visit this place often but great food and service everytime I come in. Love the special burgers the team prepare every week. Make sure you..."
Lovepreet Shergill
"This place is amazing. They have weekly specials that are unique and delicious. Best burgers in Auckland hands down. Been going to big J's for a..."
Joseph Mclean
"Best burger in Auckland! Loving the BJ’s spicy bacon and chicken burger😍 don’t forget to add not the fries too! Their price is more than..."
Cynye Chan
"An awesome little place! Feels like old school Nz fish and chips. Had one of their weekly specials which was unexpected and good. But the real star..."
Daine Kingma
"Got a special burger from here the other day with chips and gravy. The patty on the burger was delicious, plenty of cheese on top. Generous portion..."
Wilson Shum
"If you find somethinf big, cheap and yummyThis place is the right one! Although we waited quite a long to get two burger and chips. I guess..."
"First time trying your guys food & honestly impressed, delicious burger for an affordable price, chips crunchy, soft and nicely cooked, gravy nice..."
"Best burgers I've honestly ever had. Fresh, tasty, good value. They do amazing weekly specials including some brilliant gourmet burgers. It shows..."
"My partner and I love the chicken & bacon burger(plain one and the spicy one is just overkill) and the super steak burger. They are the best burger..."
"It's pretty amazing how you can get a cheeseburger for $6.5 that actually tastes good!The battered onion rings were too oily but the burger is..."
Hungry Bear🐻
"What a find!! Amazing place for burgers in Newzealand.. i can say no place in Newzealand can beat Big Js burgers.. bloody good.. definitely..."
Raam Krishna Reddy
"Such a famous lil takeaway. I have been visiting this outlet since it first opened. I haven’t been here for a bit but returning to find that the..."
"They have a vegetarian burger that’s not on the main menu but written on the side of the board so I thought to give it a go and it was fantastic!..."
"We live close by and have been to Big J's a number of times now. We went again on Sunday 27 January. This place would have to be the best take-away,..."
"Always take the family here, cheap and filling with their big portions. The location is completely out of the way but maybe its best so that it stays..."
Gemma Burke
"I ordered a bacon and egg burger today but when I got home to eat there was no bacon in my burger! I'm too lazy to call and moan about this so never..."
"We only had the steak burger combos but food was tasty, fresh, and affordable. Service was super friendly. A bit of a wait but they do advise you of..."
Avon N Sio
"Tried this place out after hearing so many good things about it and it was amazing! Huge burgers that are so cheap but still taste amazing!!..."
"Quite a nice little takeaway tucked away in a quiet residential area that does some pretty mean burgers. Their burgers are thick and saucy! Well..."
Jack Von Lithium
"Best burger shop in Auckland in my opinion! Make sure to try the Burgers of the week, the Kumara fries and Aioli AND the gravy and fries...."
Jacqui Anderson
"Amazing burger! Worth the money, bigger size and great taste! Already recommend to my friends, when I want burger this is the first place come to my..."
Foodie Foodie
"Love coming to big js when I'm feeling like a yummy hearty burger!! Love seeing what their weekly specials are on their Facebook page, changes on a..."
"Delightful burgers, crispy kumara chips and potato chips are perfect combination. Not to mention everything is affordable too! Couldn’t ask for..."
"Service is always good here. Can never leave this place without getting their famous burgers. Lemon pepper fries are to die for 😍 Probably one..."
Chevarne Tyler Pasirio George
"Friendly fellas helm the small joint. The burgers are absolutely top notch, the service is excellent and the food is fresh and worth your dollar...."
"Service is super good. The team is friendly and fast. Food taste awesome. However, a little messy in the way package food. I love the fact that you..."
Luu Queen
"We visited this shop for dinner tonight. As the shop was rather small and the seats were very limited and not as comfortable for dine in, we ordered..."
Marcus Lau
"I have just heard of this place last month so went and bought some for dinner. Burgers are huge so family is happy. Super steak is the one for me. ..."
Cynthia Agustin
"We finally got to taste the burgers of this legendary takeaway shop. I must say that it did not disappoint!I tried their fish burger, while..."
Benz Chan
"Tbh, first experience here was not satisfied. The staff ordered wrong food and made me feel bad.The chips was not hot when I had it. Anyway the..."
Mano Yu
"Burgers are exactly what my friends and family said: Juicy and Delicious! Only issue was that they forgot to add my onion rings and I had to come all..."
Akesa Tangitau
"$7 beef mushroom burger. They say this is one of the best burgers in Auckland and I think I have to agree. Patty is juicy, burger is bigger than your..."
"mean burgers form big Jays, I love a good burger and drive to my Wellington to try them out.people waiting in line to order lucky I ordered over the..."
"Amazing place, burgers were very generous and full of flavour. Their Kumara chips were really yum too but slightly too much salt. Will definately be..."
"Fish burger was so good and the aioli is just as good as burger fuels which is saying something. Pricier than other takeaway stores but the..."
Aria Mendes
"Absolutely divine burgers! Some of the other menu items don't get as much love as their burgers do so aren't as top quality but however the only..."
"Great burgers & the kumara chips are sublime!!! Steak in the burgers are tender & juicy without making the burger soggy. Bit of a wait 30+ minutes..."
Alexis Stanley
"Super great burgers - perfect option for takeaways! My definite regular when I'm craving a good sized burger as they have a range of flavours for a..."
"4.5The chicken and bacon spicy burger is the best. Also like their toasted sandwiches. Wait times could be really long sometimes so better..."
"Big J’s has been my favourite spot for years. Great burgers at a decent price and sweet as chips with the option of seasoning - not a clue why more..."
Ishmael Chalmers
"Big J’s never disappoints! Their buns are very fresh and soft, and the fish is nicely battered. Not to mention their chicken salt fries are to die..."
"For a takeaway this place is the bomb !! I’m not the biggest fan of burgers but Big J’s may have changed that. I ordered their weekly..."
"My regular burger takeaway.  Except going for their specials sometimes, I mostly order their Big J Special Burger which is my favourite.  I find..."
Little Borneo Girl
"This little take-away place definitely gives the bigger burger joints a good run for their money!! Ever since we were told about it last year and..."
"Burgers 😏 hmm so filling and absolutely tasty🍔 Big J's Special Burger is my personal favourite 🤤with a double scoop of..."
KareMay Matthews
"Easily my favourite takeaways in Auckland. The burgers are great, especially the steak burger. But easily the best thing is their kumara fries, a..."
"I discovered Big J’s 3 years ago, and always keen for a ride to grab one of their awesome burgers !!! The best is town for sure !!! And a..."
Bert Crcls
"Love their burgers! Had bacon&egg and super steak last. Recommended! Probably the best burger I've had so far, definitely gonna go in and try..."
"best burgers in the world !!!!!!!!!. never disappoints me and awesome staff. burger of week is never let down . onion rings so good. kumara fries so..."
Sholz Hard Core
"Heard a lot about this place so randomly went one day with my cousin.. their servings of chips is massive just like their burgers! Really enjoyed it..."
Mo Holloway
"Made a day plan to get burgers from here and go watch the planes take off and land. The burgers were pretty good, nice but nothing to call home..."
Azana Bhatia
"Best burgers around, awesome flavours and nice and big. Love the variety with the burger of the week keeps it fresh. Also gotta get a chilli dog..."
Maxx Gainz
"Yummy filling burgers! With choice of drink or chips! Defs recommend if youre in mt wellington! Friendly staff that make you feel welcome. You cant..."
Monika Maselusi Faaosofia
"If you love burgers then you must try this place. We had a little mishaps a few months ago and the manager was happy to help us out. Not only was the..."
"I had the cheeseburger. Probably my favourite burger of all the burgers I’ve tried. Beef patty was delicious, bun so soft, good honest flavours...."
"The best burger joint tucked away in the back streets of Mt Wellington. Delicious fresh burgers and yummy sides for an extremely good price! I have..."
Anna Celligoi
"I like this place awesome service, really Good food the chips n gravy are the perfect match! I had a snapper burger as well and that was good as...."
"If I could give them a higher rating I would. These guys nail it every time. Always friendly and very speedy considering what comes out of that..."
Alice S
"We called to order and true to their estimated time, we got it at exactly half an hour. Standard takeaway shop and good customer service. We had the..."
"Took some burgers and other items to take away. The burgers are nice and tasty. We also got some spring rolls and mac and cheese bites. The mac and..."
Benedict Uy
"Great fish n chips too. Amazing little joint Good stuff. Fresh fish,.multiple flavours of seasoning for fries. The selection on burgers are..."
Shane Goonasekera
"Heard good things so decided to give it a go. Was not disappointed. Great food, best burgers we've had in a long time. Only thing I'd like to see is..."
Justin Maloney
"Came here today with a friend seeing as the rating was really high! I was not disappointed :') best gourmet burger ive had! Love at first bite. The..."
"Prices competing with your local takeaway joint, but burgers better than any gourmet burger franchise in New Zealand.For $8 you get a $20..."
LilMiss Foodie
"After hearing a lot o great reviews from people and hearing the claim "best burgers in Auckland" multiple times I just had to try them! I..."
"Hidden away in the surburb of Mt Wellington this takeaway joint is a heavy hitterHad two fresh snapper, chips and a special burger..."
"Staff are very friendly, despite the comment one of them made about me ordering abit to much food and asking me if i was sure that I wanted that much..."
Sarah Faith
"We had lunch here and did phone order (last time we were here Friday lunch there was a 45mins wait) but Tuesday lunch wasn't so busy, would recommend..."
"Ordered a Chicken and Bacon burger over the phone, asked to pick up in 15 mins. Flavours were great - had a sort of BBQ feel to the chicken and..."
"Serve the crunchiest and tastiest onion rings I've ever tried! Burgers, hot dogs and chips with gravy are good too! Check their Facebook page for..."
Gina Partridge
"As expected of Big J's, the burger was yummy but my favourite was the kumara chips!! The best I've tried so far. The staff was very friendly. I'd..."
"Have visited Big J's a few times now, I drive from the North Shore because their burger of the week, hot chips and onion rings are worth every second..."
Chloe Sharrock
"I see why this place is so beloved!Given the reviews about busyness and waiting times we ordered our food ahead of time and arrived in the..."
"Came here on a friend's high recommendation of the gravy and fries, I found them to be ok not amazing as my friend described. We also had the cheese..."
"Massive delicious fresh real burger~~ I had the burger of the week which has chicken and scallop, so yummy!!! Mum had the fish burger, which had a..."
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"Absolutely bomb burgers. They are huge, fresh and tasty, honestly the best takeaway shop burgers I have EVER had. Sometimes we even make the 30+..."
Courtney Moore
"Love this place. Auckland classic. make sure to try their Burger of the week creations. It changes every week. Their sweet potato fries is also a..."
Nicole Rosalie Alazas
"OMG!!!!Absolutely fabulous burgers, so flavoursome and yummy, I travel from Mt Albert to Mt Wellington for these burgers, chips and definitely fish. ..."
Amy Johnson
"Went there yesterday to see it for myself , and I got to Say it lives up to its standard . Going there again tonight . A+++ would highly..."
Naire Enoka
"Good quality burgers, love that they do weekly special burgers. Location is a bit out in suburban nowhere but not that far away from Sylvia..."
Mona Pamplona
"Always going to big js, never been disappointed with my food. Huge fan of their toasties, oinka hot dog, raw fish, chips and spicy chicken burger!..."
"Staffs are friendly, burgers take a while to be made but its worth the wait when you're one of the many many people who also ordered from there too...."
Ian Pann
"I've ordered their spicy chicken burger it was so delicious! They are very busy lil shop make sure u ring em to order or u will have to wait for AT..."
Chiny Chin Chin
"We got super steak burger with eggChicken and bacon burger, chicken burger and kids burger, chips. And gravy..everything aside from kids burger..."
Clint Jacka
"We came here for the first time and ordered the Super Steak Burger, Cheeseburger and some hot chips. Hollllyyy fuuuu.... I'm actually so pleased with..."
Lana Maria Lazarevich
"I have been to Big J's twice so far. My first visit was 3 years ago and today was my second visit. The burger was as awesome as before...."
"Big J's gets so busy. If you're wanting dinner here you better phone in to make sure they're still taking orders.Service is fast and..."
"Rushed to this place yesterday. It was packed for a small takeaway. I am not a big fan for burgers, but this is definitely better than burger fuel...."
Sindy Xian
"So much to like about this place - I've had their burgers, wraps, lasagne, homemade aioli, soup, cheesecake and mousse - all delicious - and you can..."
Jenna Kelly
"Uhm the burgers here are to die for. Never mind that the place is in a super random area in Mt Wellington, the food will blow you away. The chips are..."
R-Dee Roche
"Blink and you’ll miss it! This place is so out of the way you wouldn’t know it’s there. Make an effort to find it though, as they have..."
"This became a weekly special at my work. Food is amazing and amazingly cheap. I've heard it gets quite busy so we've always called in the orders and..."
Jody Dreyer
"Finally made it here last night after hearing so many good things. It was worth the wait! I got their burger of the week which was amazing. Seems..."
Kirsty M
"Great tasting of my favorite burger joints. Make sure to order over phone to avoid long waiting times, Try weekly specials as..."
Shyam Yerra
"This place is the best ever. I have never been disappointed with the the food or service.I've been going to Big J's since 2010 and whenever..."
"Awesome customer service and awesome food. As far as cheap takeaways go, it couldn't get any better. The burgers taste seem to be made of high..."
Ashleigh Michelle
"Finally decided to eat here after all the hype, considering it's only 5 minutes away from my house I don't know why it took me so long to try it!..."
Natasha Kumar
"Yum! Their burger of the week is delicious. We bought our burger takeaway and brought our own plates and knifes and fork to eat it in the car since..."
"Big Just is a bit of a rough diamond. Located in the not so nice end of Mt Wellington. But close to Sylvia park. A good solid feed and the hand..."
Neil Jones
"Totally exceeded all expectations. I don't think we'll be returning to our local fish and chips shop for a long long time. We had the special burger..."
"I never imagined in my wildest dreams having to wait an hour and a half for takeaway burger and chips, but due to Big Js local renown I did just..."
Saskia Yates
"Been here a few times now. Great place and awesome burgers, best thing is great value for money and not your typical burger. Burgers are juicy and..."
Daniel Tso
"The burger is one of the best. Beef patty was home made which is very fresh and tasty. However the waiting time is a bit too long. However I will..."
Flay Loo
"After many weeks of planning to come here I finally did! I text my mate at around 12pm after the big night out and said “get ready, were gng to Big..."
Ghost Reviewer
"After hearing a lot about this place from friends and social media. I finally decided to check this place out. I ordered cheese burger. Went home and..."
Niyaz Noor Ali
"Mmmmmm dem burgers, don't take my word for it though mate. Just get in there and get yourself a cheeky burger. Previously home to the famous dank..."
"Big Js might look like a standard neighbourhood fish n chips shop but there is obviously something more to it as people rave about it. I signed up to..."
Rebecca MacDonald
"Don't go there. I want it all to myself. But then I won't keep the place in business by myself. So go there. But not too many people. It's a takeaway..."
Peter Watkins
"Im a stuff between bread kind of person... no big burger goes past me without my knowledge. Its illegal in my world lol... so when i came across Big..."
"Mate.......Big J's special burger gives me hope. It gives me life. No review will do it justice, just go down and try the damn thing they're too good..."
"Probably the best burgers i have eaten in a long time. You marinate your foods really good and wedges are sooo goood!! However it is a bit over..."
Raymond Schuster
"THESE BURGERS SLAY!! I ordered the fish burger which was THE BEST EVER!!!! And my partner had the steak and egg burger which was soooo yuuummm; there..."
"Legendary Dank burger, it's been a pleasure knowing you.After many failed attempts at going to Big J's, I was finally able to muster up the..."
"Holly Molly best burger I have had so far. Friendly, super efficient and bloody good food.We had their Burger of the week "farmers friend" and..."
Food 24/7
"I love this place. Great staff and awesome food! We come here often. I would recommend calling first and having a look at their menu online as..."
"The place is pretty far from where I stay but totally worth the drive. The burgers are spot on and massive and not highly priced at all. The only set..."
"Best Burgers. Period.Finally tried this place. I'd heard about the buzz this place was generating with the long wait times, all the Insta..."
James T. Raukete
"A few years ago I started a burger joint. It was voted the best burger in the region by a national radio station. Burgers are a passion of..."
Wayne Potgieter
"What a great establishment you have going here.  The burgers really contain the amount the pictures show, true kiwi burgers that are full to the..."
Kirsty Knowles
"Phenomenally great tasting burgers. Best to order by phone unless you're prepared to wait upwards of 30 mins. Auckland's best, if not NZ. As..."
Peter D
"This rating is not really based on burger...I know I'm weird!! I heard  A LOT about Big J and really wanted to try their burger but something went..."
"Best burgers ever! The wait time can vary from a few minutes to just over an hour or so but it is worth every minute. The staff are great and the..."
"When it comes to value, this is the best burger joint in the city.  They aren't the prettiest(or healthiest) burgers, but they have heaps of flavour..."
"The burgers are very reasonably priced for their size and the quality is pretty good too. Fries with gravy was the bomb. The gravy is really tasty..."
Amit Tripuraneni
"First time here. Got a cheese burger and a chicken and bacon burger. Each ingredient was the perfect amount and complimented the others perfectly. I..."
Reservation For Two
" " Big J's Kiwiana " prime beef pattie with grilled bacon, cheddar cheese, sautéed onions, aioli, beetroot, pickles & a fried egg..."
"Big J's is almost a legend among takeaway shops in Auckland which is what prompted my partner and I to pay a visit.  They offer weekly specials on ..."
"These guys chips are top notch, with a select of salt to choose from, chicken, garlic, lemon & pepper, or plain, they are one of the best chips in..."
"Called at 18:00 Friday expecting quite a wait.  To our surprise we could specify our pick up time which they were bang on time for at 19:15. ..."
Ryan McLaren
"Been going to Big J's for sometime. Cannot fault their burgers. Probably best to call in your order before leaving, as they get really busy and the..."
"We had to try this place after hearing so many good things. We were not disappointed! We ordered the super steak burger and the beef and mushroom and..."
Tessa Hall
"Following their Facebook page, It's impossible to not want to venture out to mount Wellington every week to try their special burgers! This week when..."
Louise MacNaughton
"I opted for the BOTW which was a steak and chorizo burger. In one word: excellent. It was everything you could imagine a burger should have - thick..."
Ashlene Cheryl Cardoza
"As the name suggests it's a takeaway shop. These guys were voted as the burger shop in Auckland. One of the guys at work picked up the burger during..."
"Easily the best burgers in Auckland! Super cheap, large portions and so flavorsome. Always find it hard to finish my meal because the burgers are..."
Deborah Leilua
"I live around the corner from big j's. Everyone said i must be so sick of them for having j's burger too often. No! I love this place! Even if its 1..."
Joanne Chiang
"Mmmmmm, good ole take away food! Decided to give this place a try after hearing so many raving reviews! We weren't let down. I..."
"This place is a buzz, the location is great! Food is a good price, great for family takeaways. The whole 'takeaway' idea with burgers, chips, etc...."
Kate Paterson
"This burger joint is one to die for! This in my opinion is one of the best burger places in auckland that everyone has to try. I had ordered the..."
Alex Hogg
"Decided to try Big J's, heard they have some tasty burgers. Place was pumping when I got there, I ordered the Big J's Special burger and a side of..."
Vitale Eti
"I thought it was finally time to see what all the hype was about! Heard so many things from people about this place. Came here for lunch on a..."
Ryan Lal
"Yep just had to try them after All the rave reviews..went on Saturday afternoon noon ordered cheese burger and vegie wrap plus some deepfrys with a..."
"Finally made it to big jays! Ordered a take away (called in advance and had a 30min wait) - fish burger for me and the bacon and egg for my partner...."
Emily Pavey
"Well after hearing soo much about this place and seeing all the reviews, i just knew it had to be tried out! Especially because i love burgers!! We..."
Stacey Jane Rainbow
"I had a hot dog from there it was absolutely delicious and reasonable prices too. Will definitely be stopping there on the way to the beach. Great..."
Alaut Airotciv
"Big J's has the quintessential NZ 'Fush n' Chups' menu. But in the interest of keepin it 💯 I really have to speak on this: The wait times are..."
"I really really enjoyed the food here, the burger I had was "The Special" it was amazing! The price even more amazing.Why goto burger fuel..."
"Simply the Best Takeaway Bar in Auckland.... Magic burgers, amazing seafood and gotta love the chips n gravy Great Menu with excellent service..."
Dion Pascoe
"There's a reason why this place is so popular - the burgers are delicious, they're big, and they're well priced!Only problem is the..."
"Oh this place is always so busy! We couldn't get through on the phones so popped into the shop to place our order. We had fish burgers with snapper..."
Chloé Manihera
"Delicious burgers! I ordered the spicy chicken burger and it was really fresh. Cant wait to go back, especially since its so cheap ($8) for what you..."
"Big J's takeaways serve some decent burgers . The burgers are gourmet and the potato fries that accompany the meal are absolutely delicious. I think..."
"The burgers are amazing. Everyone we have taken has absolutely raved about it, the best part is that it is tucked away in the middle of no where so..."
Larissa Edwards
"Great tasting burgers 👍 their weekly promotions and new burgers...service is good The only thing I don't like is to phone order and wait..."
Shyam Yerra
"Love their chicken burger and sweet potato wedge fries...service is good and proportions are big. Can get busy most nights so better call ahead of..."
Lucille Sia
"Really good burgers. The sides kind of disappointed me as they are not on pat with quality like the burgers. So personally I go there every week to..."
Prem C
"Absolutely fantastic burgers. I've tried a fair few of their burgers and they've all been wonderful but i particularly recommend their steak burger..."
Meg McGimpsey
"I highly recommand their steak burger which is one of the best burger ever.the only probrem with this place is you need to wait about 30 minutes for..."
"Well, all I can really say is, it's true! I was sceptical to begin with - just couldn't imagine that a fish and chip shop in the middle of..."
Lee Marshall
"The best Burger of my life! So disappointed that there is no dine-in and it is just a takeaway! This can be so much bigger! Quality of the food was..."
Rohit Victor
"Patiently waited to try burgers from Big J's for way too long and it definitely exceeded my expectations! Ordered the kumara fries with chilli aioli,..."
Sukriti Bhatnagar
"So far, the best burgers that I've had in Auckland. I always go for the Big J's Special Burger. Juicy from the first bite to the last, and you'd..."
Marco De Jesus
"We were here around 730 last night and was a bit skeptical with the ratings as there are no queue with just 1 table of youngsters. When we approach..."
Ronald Tan
"Best takeaways in Auckland. I've had the spicy chicken and bacon burger and WOW. So tasty and fresh! The fried food is delicious as well; fresh and..."
Dallace Wulf
"No doubt the BEST takeaway in Auckland!First time trying their burgers and wow they definitely blew my mind! I had a super steak..."
Winnie Luo
"We finally got our hands on one of the best burger joints in Auckland! For $21 we got the Chicken bacon burger and the super steak burger with sweet..."
Doreen Milo
"My colleagues and I decided to order a few takeaway menus for lunch from work. I have heard MANY great reviews about this place and heard that orders..."
"Absolutely delicious and affordable! Good service every time. I love that there is a good selection of food including seasoning for fries. The..."
Fare Henry
"Went in to try what people are calling the best burgers in Auckland. I ordered the Special (Beef, Bacon, Cheese and Mushroom) for $8, which is very..."
Jam Taylor
"If you like burgers do yourself a favor and go. The burgers are extremely generous in size an the flavors are killer. This place is a hidden gem if..."
"After reading most reviews on this place i finally decided to give it a try and i sure enough like every other raving reviews big j's did not..."
"After reading all the comments and raves about this hidden little takeaway shop, I knew I HAD to try it out for myself to see if burgers this cheap..."
Kellie Lee
"Always good value. Good sized burgers with plenty of fillings and sauces. Get the gravy with the fries. They are popular for a very good..."
Donovan Smith
"Awesome!! Got the burger of the week and a bacon&egg burger. Fries were made nice golden and crispy. Wait time was reasonable. ..."
Bobby Anderson
"Yum!! The burgers are so delicious and amazing value for money. I would definitely recommend and will be back for sure. A great local joint for..."
"Did not mind waiting for almost an hour for my order because of the excitement and hype surrounding this place however the burger I orderd tasted..."
"This places has high ratings and rightly so! Been back a few times and am a huge fan of the spicy chicken with bacon burger. One of the tastiest..."
Simone Halstead
"Big J's deserves the best burger listings - the patty is charred perfectly, herby & delicious. They give you tons of salad on the burger too...."
V C Blanco
"I've been always craving for a nice fish burger. My man recommended this place we gathered the bros together to make a order.They are..."
Angela Reys
"I visited this place a week ago... The burgers are good... Great value for money... But.. I personally like the white lady in new market better......"
Jonathan Towers
"I had to check the place. It's been on top of the list as the best and am intrigued by all the write ups. I ordered the special burger - prime beef..."
"Definitely one of the best places to grab a burger thats worth every penny. Their burger of the week is something that should not be missed, let's..."
Edmond Shen
"This place is AWESOME! Everything I've tried there so far has been on point. Punished the wasteline by eating their burgers of the week every week..."
"Best burgers in town! Always rely on fresh generous burgers. My favourite burger is the chicken and bacon burger and my partner loves the egg burger..."
Tania Dawson
"I was expecting a large dine in kinda takeaway burger place. But it was literally just a takeaway shop really. With the best menu and best customer..."
Georgia Vossen
"I don't quite understand the hype surrounding Big J's. Maybe we just ordered the wrong burgers?I had the special of the week burger - chicken,..."
Andi Jandal
"This is definitely one takeaway joint you must hit up! The blackboard burgers are just so Oh-riginal...and apart from having sloppy rounded..."
Tepaki Hewett
"AMAZING!!Came here as we saw it was one of the top rated places to eat in Auckland and it's not wrong. What a place! Cheap, delicious food! Will..."
Tom Hall
"Finally had the chance to try this place out last night and I can see how this place got all the hype and glory.The super steak and plum..."
"PRO TIP: Pre-order your meal well before peak times. Why? Because everyman and his dog will have already placed an order before you. Aucklanders love..."
Crumpet King
"Amazing!! Love this place. Great burgers at great prices!! Make sure you phone in 1hr and a half before you want to pick it up - a sure sign they are..."
Table For Two
"Definitely deserves the tag of Aucklands best burgers. Not too overpriced for the quality of food produced. We had a 20min wait on our food which was..."
Kai Mai
"I'm not entirely sure why I need to even write a review for this place. The people have spoken and this place is a national treasure. I'm just happy..."
Charlie Wu
"The best burgers in town. I ring in to order and then go and collect it. I can't wait until I get home I crack open the chips and devour them and..."
Lauren Cluff
"Came here on a busy Saturday night, which meant a half-hour wait for orders (which was fine as they let us know straight away before ordering). Staff..."
"Went to this place yesterday very much enjoyed my burger steak burger and fries. Had to order ahead 45mins but was well worth it. Only thing is the..."
Paul George
"Thought the reviews for this place couldnt be as good as they say, so I decided to try this place out for lunch today. About a 20 minute drive to..."
Philley Sooipu
"By far the best burgers I've ever had and no surprise they have been voted number 1 in Auckland again.Anybody looking for a good burger needs to..."
Bradley Whitehead
"I was quite intrigued by all the reviews I've read about this takeaway, I just had to try their burger. 8 pm on a drizzly Thursday night and the..."
Oliver Samin
"Big J's is hands down the best fish chips and burgers in Auckland. Nowhere is too far away to go to big J's. The burger of the week will constantly..."
Joseph Gallagher
"Awesome burger!! I love their special burger and the beef chimichanga. Price is reasonable and great quality. Look out for their weekly special..."
"Went with my partner for the 1st time.I must say the wait was worth it and definitely will be back...The price is unbelievable affordable.Ever had..."
"Came here for a first date and have been coming back regularly ever since! very delicious and very friendly staff. My favourites been the Caesar..."
Emma Magee
"Their highly praised reviews are all, well deserved! Big J's has got hospitality down to a tee. Pleasantly surprising for a 'suburban' takeaway..."
"So I'm another that heard the hype and have been here twice now .. Yes the wait is long but holy chilli aioli batman- it's yum! I have the fish..."
Mini Khan
"Came in a couple weeks ago on a Friday night after a day of uni. Had heard all about the hype, how good it was and how there is usually a super long..."
"Can't stop coming here for their delicious weekly-rotating burgers. Every single time I leave with no regrets what so ever. The food always tastes..."
Nathan Lewis
"This is by far the best burger place I've ever been to. I would recommend the burger of the week every time because it's always different and you'll..."
Manic Wookie
"Best burger place I've ever been to. Friendly staff, creative burgers, good value and located in an unassuming place. Only downside is that they are..."
Josh Law
"I just can't fault this place. It's a classic kiwi burger joint, it's not fancy like burger Wisconsin or burger burger it's just classic kiwi..."
"Yummy yummy burgers! Never disappoints. Spicy chicken and bacon burger is my go to! Onion rings are also amazing - best around. Chips and gravy yummy..."
Emma Grey
"After reading all the great reviews this place has, I had to try it for myself. I was not at all disappointed. The burgers here are very tasty. I had..."
"Such delicious burgers! I suggest trying the burger of the week, this week I had the Chicken Parmigiana and it was so yum I couldn't fault it, the..."
Hannah K
"Funky eat in establishment - it is not!!Latest hip food outlet packed amongst the trending suburban strip - it is not!!!What Big J's..."
Fries With That
"Just amazing...burgers are delicious. Definitely something special. I had the steak burger and was pleasantly surprised about how filling it was but..."
Melissa Pana
"Whoa! Exactly what I expected! I had been told about Big J's and so I needed to go! I got to the little takeaway joint with a group of friends. The..."
Vanisha Patel
"Best Burgers in Auckland. No doubt. Weekly Gourmet burgers are a treat. Very accommodating.The wait is the only negative, but its worth..."
Shane Minogue
"Big J is a fabulous burger joint that tucked away in Mt Wellington. I can't express how much I liked this small take-away. The other day I came here..."
"Oh wow, I can't believe I was so late to this "kick-ass" burger! After reading reviews, seeing it under the burger collections on Zomato and hearing..."
"Great service. Perfect simple burgers the way they should be and great value. Chips were great and good value.A selection of salts for your..."
"FIRST IMPRESSION: Small-time burger joint in the suburbs.SECOND IMPRESSION: You'll feel like you're in a secret club knowing about this gem...."
Comestible Consultancy
"Big J's never fails to please, hidden in a quiet street in Mt Wgtn (But not too far from Sylvia Park).. The staff are always lovely, and the food is..."
Liz Foster
"I had the special burger & my partner had the super steak burger. Such yummy burgers.. I scoop of chips enough to share. So glad we discovered big..."
Ingaa Pahulu
"The hamburger. Done well, it's a thing of beauty, but done badly ... well, we've all had our share of bad burgers, right? I like to think of myself..."
Lawrence Mikkelsen
"Great food. Definitely worth the drive. My burger was the weekly special. Not bad chips either. All very tasty and so fresh. Hard to find such a good..."
"This place has such good , always fresh tasting full of flavour and they always have new items to try never had a bad meal from there and I only live..."
Rochae Slattery-Holtz
"Big J's is a little takeaway shop on a unassuming street in Mt Wellington. We arrived around 8pm to a crowd of people waiting outside for their..."
"Went to Big J's to find out what all the hype was about... was absolutely worth it! After great service from the team, I ordered the steak burger...."
Sophia O-W
"Great portions. Great value. Great tastes. Big J's tends to be a messy eat but when you accept this as part of the experience you'll find yourself..."
"Awesome service, awesome burgers. Place was busy when I arrived. The server was very friendly and helpful. Will not go any to any other burger joint..."
Josh Holder Isa'ako
"Big J's make the best burgers ever. On the surface, this place looks like your average takeaway but it's really not. The burgers..."
"Great burgers!! Huge burgers and this place lives up to its hype! Burgers are the greasy kind but taste amazing and are HUGE for a fair..."
"Cheap, easy to get to location, huge (and TASTY) burgers!The kumera fries and deep fried mussells are my favourite as..."
"Definitely lives upto the hype. They really try and make a great burger. I would say it is better than burger fuel and equal with chargrills burgers...."
Jamez Hill III
"Best burgers ever best desserts for a takeaway joint. There home made Passionfurit chessecake is the best around. Definitely recommend to others for..."
Daniel Joss Takaiti
"Omnomnom, I'm now in a food coma thanks to a Special burger and a side of chips. Delicious! Juicy beef patties, tasty condiments, and a nice bit of..."
"Heard good things about Big J's and finally decided to give it a shot. After going there, it was easy to see what all the rave was..."
Kaim Argonar
"Great value! I love it. Burgers are very big and tastes are very good. The point is that it's cheaper compared to others'. My boyfriend and my..."
"14 minutes is an agonizingly long time when you're waiting to eat a Big J's burger, but that's exactly how long it took me to drive home. Sunday..."
Richard Sharpe
"The best burger in Auckland! :) Love their chimichanga as well. For the quality of their food, the price is not bad. I just hope there's Big J's near..."
"Big J's are the best burgers in the city. Handled with love and care, juicy patties, generous and crisp salad and soft perky buns. Burger of the..."
Jen Hilford
"There has to be a reason why they won best burgers. Always have a burger of the week and always something new to tingle your taste buds. You need to..."
Stephen Thomson
"Ohh god yes, this is my favourite place in Auckland to eat burgers. Best burgers in Auckland hands down, price is very reasonable also. Need to take..."
Kevin McCutcheon
"Drove to Big J's from Massey (about a 25 minute drive) after reading about their burgers online. Upon arriving we were told that there is a 40 minute..."
Phil Hodai
"Hya Big J'sTonight we have ordered scrumptious Burgers X6Follow with a combo Fish & Chips.Pick up at 7pmThis is going to be a..."
Yuss Us
"Can see why this place is on the metroeats top 100 cheap eats. Here you can find burgers at $10 and under, with most being around $8.50. Chicken,..."
"eriously, this place is as good as it gets when it comes to the humble burger. Fresh buns, thick & juicy REAL beef patties and loads of toppings for..."
"I was actually recommended Big J's before it made it on The Metro's Cheap Eat list. Friends of mine live near by and were raving about Big J's. I..."
Courtney @ A Food Awakening
"We went to this burger joint after reading an article that they won the best burger in Auckland voted by Metro magazine. It was indeed the best..."
Johannes Dimyadi
"My mum is not a fan of burgers n hard to please, even she liked their burgers. They are definitely one of the best burgers of Nz. Loved the service n..."
"Read so much about this place but only visited last week -we live around the corner but never buy local takeaways.I had beef and mushroom..."
"One of the best burgers I've ever had and cant wait to come back and try the rest of the menu! Service was great but cant believe how busy this place..."
"Your burgers are legendary. Not only for quality but for the price.Worth the drive. Find a nice place to eat, maybe at the park, on a hill,..."
"Putting it simply, no other burger can beat these ones. People are friendly place looks clean food is absolutely divine, flavours oh I hate writing..."
Louise May Tahere
"Had to go based on the reviews,.Order the burger with mushrooms. was amazing. Not sure where the mushrooms were but plenty of onions which..."
Mary Underwood
"What a great burger joint and the best part is Big J's Takeaways isn't trying to impress with flashy advertising or self righteous claims about..."
"Best burgers and best customer service. I'm pregnant and being my first I'm very fussy about food safety. I emailed the team to ask if the aioli is..."
Sarah Visser
"I love Big Js. This place is always really busy so it pays to order over the phone first. LOVE the wraps and raw fish yummo!! I don't hesitate..."
"Damn seriously tasty burgersRead their review here and thought these are pretty big boasts about this place. It's in a part of Mt Wgtn which..."
Halfpie Job
"Had the beef chimichangas ... I honestly did not expect it to turn out yummier than expected (the crust was crispy and fresh-tasting.. which is rare..."
"Wow. Magical journey on a rainbow to burger town!Was guided on my adventure by helpful staff.Massive flavor..."
R & A
"Big Js is exceptional, forget anywhere else and make the drive.Freakishly fantastic burgers and hotdogs, cheapest anywhere and the staff..."
Sarskia S
"Without doubt the best burgers available in Auckland or even NZ for that matter, I've recently come back from a trip to Queenstown and visited the..."
Lance-a-lot Rance
"10/10 always, this little gem is so hidden, but make the best burgers I've ever had. The weekly specials are always a treat and the price is a..."
"The burgers here completely kick Burger Burger, Better Burger, Velvet Burger, you name it, in the teeth!I must say that I was quite..."
Owen Wang
"Simply the best burgers and chips in NZ. I have to show great strength of character to drive by this road every day and not call in. Such is the..."
Jeff Napier
"These guys do amazing burgers.I had a falafel burger for $6, and it was awesome value. The patty was thick and beautiful. I kept saying 'how..."
Olivia Winstone
"Best burgers in Auckland no exaggeration. Love the burgers of the week really creative and fresh ingredients. Fish and chips also really good, been..."
"Best burgers in town good fresh ingredients and great value, feel like I should pay more every time I go. They have a burger of the week which is a..."
Robert T
"Definitely the best burgers around!They have a different creative burger each week. Big J's has great size, flavour and value. It gets so..."
Noms Burger
"Talking about takeaways, burger, fish and chips...BIG J'S !!! Is unbelievable experience, big burger, great staff...small staff ,..."
"BEST BURGERS IN the fish burgers, raw fish & cheesecakes are delicious. Reasonably priced and give you a good serving of chips. Love..."
Kylie Wirepa
"Moved nearby about a year ago and couldn't ask for a better local takeaway food shop! Consistently excellent quality food whether its fish and chips,..."
Cam Burch
"Delicious food. Big Js rock! Always clean/fresh oil unlike most takeaway stores it's disgusting. Big J's please add that extra chips when ordered...."
Roslyn Mataua
"If you haven't tried Big J's head there now.The BEST burgers both in taste and price in South Aucks.Their fish and chips are a cut..."
Oli Jay
Nakayoshi Japanese Cuisine
95/100 (14 ratings)
"Tokyo Nakayoshi is located next to the Elephant House, at where Karin was a few years ago. We had a voucher ($29 for 2) & were happy to try out its..."
"We had dinner at Nakayoshi and it was excellent. The food was all presented beautifully (especially the fried prawn) and tasted incredible. Lovely..."
"Purchased the $29.00 for two of Japanese hot stone beef stake lunch set vouchers on Grab**e. It includes miso / green salad / sushi / stone beef..."
Michelle Hwang
"3.5/5.0 for food and 4.5/5.0 for service.The waitress is really soft and nice person, taking care of clients and you will feel Japanese style..."
"This place is awesome! Came here several times already and I was happy with every part of it! The udon noodles were tasty and beautifully presented...."
"Great Atmosphere. They do happy hours in the evening. We came here without a booking on our way to another event. We had the deep fried Camembert,..."
Kezia Lobo
"Got given a voucher for the 8 course degusation for Xmas, which was great as we'd never been before.Absolutely amazing meal - one little..."
Aaron Nagel
"With the end of 2014 in sight, Sarah and Yatchi from the Auckland Zomato Team invited me for chat over coffee at Chuffed. Sipping the last..."
Two Dark Coffees
"Thanks to a voucher from Zomato, we checked out Nakayoshi the other night and really enjoyed ourselves.Nakayoshi serves modern Japanese cuisine..."
Rice & Kai
"Something my husband said a lot during this meal was "usually". Usually, upstairs restaurants don't have beautiful galleries. Usually Orion isn't on..."
Kristy Sorrell
"I came here to enjoy a nice dinner out with friends because it was recommended to me by one of my colleagues. I have a genuine appreciation for..."
Gill Chang
"A really good Japanese restaurant. Offering both more authentic and fusion dining experience. The sashimi was fresh, and the portion is good for its..."
"I have been there few times. Great food and service. Used to been Karin Japanese Restaurant, but changed to this lovely new fusion Japanese style..."
Bridget Jones
"My partner and I enjoyed the degustation menu a lot! Food were well presented without compromising the taste. Everything was exceptional, kudos to..."
Bobby Anderson
"Quite little place, good for catching up with friends while having a bite. Excellent food. Their sushi rolls taste much better than the ones from the..."
Le Zhang
"I had a lovely evening with my best friends. It is a very nice and quiet place. Food is delicious. Teriyaki chicken and short beef ribs are my..."
One Tree Grill
95/100 (3289 ratings)
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
New Zealand
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
"Had the Degustation meal last night here with a friend which turned out to be a special Birthday Dinner. The staff professionalism in their attention..."
Shayne-Louise Johns
"Went there last night for my birthday and absolutely loved it!! The food was amazing and the staff were very accommodating and friendly. Highly..."
Chloe Kernot
"Took my husband for the 6 course tasting menu and decided to go with the 5 wine option recommended for the various courses. The waiter was extremely..."
Karen Purnell
"Blown away by the attenteness of the wait staff and as for their knowledge of the wines, just astounding! We had such an amazing evening, with..."
Diane Hingston
"5 plus this is great restaurant in all respects. Great staff and chefs.All very professional. The only down side is the water wasn't as cold as would..."
Peter Clark
"Amazing food and such good service. I ordered the pork belly as my.main and it was absolute Devine. Strongly recommend one tree grill as the ultimate..."
Megan Aitkenhead
"MAGNIFIQUE!!! From beggining to end.. service, staff, style, food & wine..absolutely devine!!.. thank you for a beautiful experience & wonderful..."
Simone Mamo
"The best, most informative, yet unobtrusive, table service I have ever experienced. Delicious food, beautifully presented, perfectly matched...."
Joanna van Sprang
"My wife and I celebrated our marriage at this amazing restaurant. The food was absolutely first class and the staff were excellent and very..."
Kathy Hutton
"Consistently great value for money, high quality ingredients, expertly put together along with professional service in a cosy and luxury..."
Claire Coakley
"Been dining here for years. Service is faultless, food delicious- wouldn't hesitate to recommend this..."
Melanie Gaynor
"Food and service were better than great. Had the rib eye on the bone and it was delicious..."
Anthony Menzies
"My partner and I had an incredible night dining here last night! The food was sensational and the service we received was second to none! The best..."
Leigh Burton
"Never let's you down, gorgeous food, great wine and fabulous staff. Wish I could go more often..."
Ruth Dale
"Sensational eye fillet - best restaurant steak I’ve had, and I’ve had a..."
Darren White
"We. Ate. A. Lot.Worth every cent.There wasn't anything I could fault with what I ate so I'll save you the reading and tell you:Food..."
Darren Big Belly
"Very impressed, wanting to go back already!Arrived this evening first table. Staff were professional and onto it. Courses arrived quickly..."
Tony Ma
"Have been here twice. The staff we're very friendly and entrees we're soooo yummy...."
Hongwei Tan
"More like a 4.5. Scallop entree was great, partner had mushroom pasta which was good and I had the pork belly main only downfall was the fat was..."
Connor Toner
"Went to One Three Grill with my girlfriend for a relaxed Saturday dinner and at the end of the experience there is no words to describe..."
João Plácido
"Quality food made with quality ingredients. Good Selection of wine and great service.Serves better steaks than top steakhouse in NYC...."
Sahitya Anand
"So god to have 5 star dining in the suburb. Everything was amaizng, the service was great and cool iPad menus with beer and wine matches. The food..."
Elise Litchfield
"Taste - 4.9/5Service - 5/5Ambience - 4.9/5I CAN FINALLY SAY I'VE BEEN TO One Tree Grill after all the rumours of how good this..."
Sharon The Foodie
"Some of the best dishes I have ever eaten. Already want to go back..."
Kristie Barber
"Have been a couple of times. This time by far was the best! Beautiful Atmosphere. Comfy chairs. Lovely service. And the food this time was a 10👌..."
Keriata Peters
"All the dishes are well presented and tasted nice, nothing new or exciting but a safe 8/10. Visiting here is like you know you’ll have a great..."
"Highly recommended. Been here twice last year through first table deals. Absolute loved their food, wine selection and services. One of Top 10..."
Becky Kuang
"Had an amazing dinner last night - have been here a few times and it has always been top notch. Had the scallops and then the market fish - snapper...."
Gail Tasker
"Great menu, food and very good service. However it did take longer than expected for food to be served. Nice atmosphere in restaurant but a bit..."
Brent Mattock
"Sophisticated fine dining restaurant, resides on Manukau Road. The beautifully designed interior provides elegance and an intimacy and conversational..."
"I love how this place occasionally does @grabone_nz vouchers for their degustation menu, which is great for a poor student like me who also wants to..."
Jenny @ga.eats
"One of the bests restaurants for fine dining. When we think of good food and best service, One Tree Grill is always in my mind. This is my fourth..."
Food Tripper
"If you are in epsom, you could stop by One tree Grill for dinner. Food and services are both really good here. Ambience also very warm and perfect..."
Selene Nguyen 🌸
"Staff are really friendly and welcoming. Food was amazing. Definitely recommend ordering sides with your main, the roast potatoes are heaven on earth..."
"From the underground cellar to the tablet menus, One Tree Grill set the scene! We had a fantastic evening, and enjoyed the modern yet relaxing..."
"A iconic restaurant. The food lives up to it's reputation too. The staff really knows their wine and have great customer service skills which you..."
"Most beautiful restaurant!! Service amazing and staff so friendly! The food is out of this world and well worth the $$$! We had the raw kingfish,..."
"The most amazing experience at One Tree Grill a few months ago. Greeted with an inviting ambience from the moment you step inside to the warmth of..."
"Came here for my birthday dinner. This place blew me away on all aspects. The location is easy for parking, the service was top notch and even their..."
Jamez Hill III
"I always thinking about to try this restaurant and finally we made it. They food and service is very good here. And I like the way they use iPad for..."
"Fine dining restaurant voted one of the top restaurants in auckland. Lovely ambience, excellent customer service and quality of food.They..."
Hungus Girl
"Came here for dinner with a friend and my god it did not disappoint. To start with, I ordered a virgin mojito which was decent, relatively light and..."
"Food is special, the ribeye steak was amazing with sides of roasted potatoes and beans more than enough for the two of us to share. Staff are..."
V C Blanco
"Tried the 6 course degustation menu. The kingfish and venison looked and tasted similar. It was a busy night for a Wednesday evening. Service was..."
"i’ve heard so many good reviews about this place! and i knew why! food and service was great! can totally recommend this place! it was a bit pricy..."
Miko Cañada Lapasaran
"Best meal in ages. Great mix of textures and flavours and a superb wine list (with recs). Will definitely be going back. Great service. Thank..."
Richard Morris
"We have eaten here many times and as always the food was outstanding. The crispy duck melted in my mouth but wasn’t at all crispy. Although the..."
"The food was amazing! The lamb was delicious and soft while the steak was probably the best steak ever, it pretty much melts in your mouth. The baked..."
"I loved loved loved this place! Everything I ate was 10/10. The gnocchi for entree and Hawkes bay lamb for main were absolutely amazing. Would highly..."
Anna K
"The lamb is cooked to perfection. Generous portion with a great mix of flavours.The ambience of the place is lovely, warm and cozy...."
"Service very attentive and the atmosphere is great with a fireplace. Food was great except the pork belly. Can give that one a miss. Other dishes are..."
"Amazing ambiance. Service was attentive and we were suggested wines to suite our taste buds.The entrees of scallops and lamb belly were..."
"Went here on a whim on a Thursday evening. Staff were very accommodating and we were early so the place was empty. Overall, this place is what..."
Jasveen Kaur
"I have been here twice now, once just picking from the menu and getting the matching wine.. the other doing a 6 course degustation using a voucher..."
Alix King
"One of the best pork belly I have tasted in NZ. The flavor is quite good for people from eastern countries. Presentation is good and the source and..."
"The food provided at this very fine restaurant is amazing. The overall experience is pleasant, partly due to the staffs and the ambience of the..."
"Had the 6 course Degustation for my boyfriend and I’s anniversary and it was so good! We’ve come to One Tree Grill a few times already over the..."
Alex Ando
"Last time I came here was for a work function many years ago but the place is just as swanky as ever. Having a degustation menu we had to give it a..."
"From my experience restaurants with a "Grill" on its name have well served portions of average food, bu I had a memorable night here.Tried..."
Diogo Reck
"Food was aight, a lil overpriced for something my mum can make at home lolService was amazing, really sweet and attentiveAmbiance was super..."
Dana Faith
"We have visited here for a second time inside a few months and once again it did not disappoint. Food and service are excellent, staff are..."
Leanne Schou
"From the moment you walk in and greeted by the dimly lit bar and wonderful staff you know you're in for a treat. The degustation delivers on..."
Clive Barclay-Sellers
"Great food, excellent service. Although on the pricier side, worth it for the quality. Great staff, attentive without being intrusive. Only negative..."
"53% Chocolate- This desert is amazing! The right amount of chocolate, caramel and sorbet brings about exciting flavours for your taste. Would..."
Garima Talwar
"We really enjoyed the steaks in this restaurant. It is reasonable for the quality of the food and the staff is knowledgeable about what they..."
"Ordered: Degustation MenuCelebration dinner with family, and was definitely the perfect choice for that. Service was..."
"We came here and had the degustation. I think it was eight courses. The restaurant is very trendy and modern. The menus are on iPads. The staff are..."
"Attentive service. Knowledgable staff. Friendly staff. Simple food cooked well without a lot of wankery. Great wine selection. Pricey but when food +..."
Dean Quate
"Lovely staff and atmosphere really enhanced what was a magnificent dining experience. Stunning scallops, succulent rib eye accompanied with exquisite..."
"We had a superb meal here on Friday night. The ambience so welcoming with a fire to sit by while we waited. The food was of a very high calibre and..."
Pat Cosford Celebrant
"Was every single last thing exactly how I would want it? No. That doesn't mean it wasn't amazing beyond belief though... no place that exists could..."
Sara Sergejew
"My partner & I have been here a few times. We love the service, the waitresses are lovely and make our experience better every time. The food is..."
Annie Wilson
"Have eaten here a couple times and each time the dinner has been great along with the service. Last time we were here we had the degustation with..."
Turei Smart
"Had an extraordinary experience here one night. Had a large work dinner here so we were in a private room. We order from an iPad instead of..."
"The best restaurant in Auckland, no joke food was incredible the scallops were to die for and the lamb belly was out of this world. Couldn't fault..."
Hayley Powell
"Came here last night to celebrate my birthday with my partner. One Tree Grill is such a beautiful place. It's modern but also professional. We were..."
"This was our second visit to One Tree Grill. My wife had raw Kingfish with cucumber, kimchi, etc. & I had venison tartare as entrées. For the..."
"Second time coming here and this place is still amazing. Came here on a weeknight and the place was busy and had a great atmosphere. We ordered..."
"Spur of the moment dinner choice by my partners parents. Is quite a fine dining place although we were able to dine in with casual clothes 👍..."
Samantha Young
"My partner took me to One Tree Grill for my birthday last night, every year she wows me with her restaurant choice and this year was no exception...."
Peter Mumby
"Lovely ambience. Waitstaff very attentive. Moët rose champagne, and 2006 Moss Wood Cabernet both delightful. Music and lighting moody but not..."
Peter White
"Beautiful food. The wait team were very attentive and ensure glasses were kept full. Four of us had 3 courses each and all were 10 out of 10. The..."
"Amazing! I came here as a birthday treat using a voucher for the 5 course degustation. From the moment we arrived the service was attentive but not..."
Chloé Manihera
"My girlfriend and I having 6 courses degustation at One Tree Grill for the first time. The meals flavor was well balanced, even its small portion but..."
Ryan Wong
"This is one of our favourite dining places- sitting perfectly between fine dinning and cosy night out. The food is always good and staff were..."
"Wow, this place definitely blew me away.Came here for the set valentines dinner menu which came with 1 entree, 1 main and 1 dessert for each of..."
"We came here for our anniversary dinner, and it did not disappoint. Appetizer, entree, main to dessert, everything was perfection.As we..."
"It was a fine meal me and my wife had on my wife's birthday. The place felt a little more easy going & casual than i had expected but its not a bad..."
Daniel Kim
"Amazing food, and fantastic service! We shared 4 desserts in the end and the 53% salted chocolate was to die for! I would also come here just for the..."
"Went here for a late Christmas celebration with the bf! We had a 6 course degustation voucher from grab one. What a great way to spend an evening! My..."
Lacey Thompson
"It's glad that we choose one tree grill to have our team Xmas lunch. Nice staff and really felt welcomed. It needs to order set menu if the order is..."
"Great Ambiance! Me and my partner had a good time, decent atmosphere. We had clear fish, Steak and it was nice. Staff could've been more polite. All..."
Neel Boppana
"This would have to be one of my favourites. Beautiful food, great service and good wine.Both the food and wine selection is great and I would put the..."
Lisa Borrie
"We arrived to a wonderful ambiance & atmosphere -& we actually able to talk ! The menu wasn't too long ! The meals were delicious & fantastic service..."
Suzie Duthie
"My favourite restaurant for a good evening dinner or for business lunch. Located near the One Tree hill a famous landmark in Auckland. You never get..."
Rajeev Dadhe
"NOTE: This review is from April 2015, but the menu doesn’t seem to have changedIt was our first time dining at this restaurant. It had..."
"I went here for dinner, and I absolutely loved this fine dining experience! Amazing service, with high quality food and very professional, from..."
Aj Maglaqui
"This place is amazing! I like how its not amidst the busy hussle and bussle in town or ponsonby, instead tucked away in a more relaxed/quiet suburban..."
Charlene Weaver
"Very nice fine dining experience for my entire family. Took my younger siblings out for their birthday here - service and food was excellent. We got..."
Priscilla Khang
"I have been to One Tree Grill a dozen times and I have been a happy patron every single time. From the greeting at the door, to the friendly waiters,..."
"What a wee gem in the heart of Epsom. Never having even noticed the restaurant the million times we've driven past the traffic lights - finally..."
"After reading all the great reviews I was intrigued to try out One Tree Grill.  I finally dined here and I have to admit that I was left a little..."
Caroline Barrett
"Just simply look for a restaurant and decided to try this restaurant..surprisingly the food quality is extremely awesome and amaze..service is..."
Rachel Cullen
"It's been a while since we were last at One Tree Grill, and we enjoyed it just as much as the last time we came.They have certainly been..."
Rice & Kai
"Went here to celebrate the Bear's birthday. First off, it's quite an intimidating place but absolutely exciting place to dine! The interior is very..."
"This place was absolutely devine. I can't believe I've been living in the neighbourhood for over 15 years and haven't even gone to try this place...."
"FIRST IMPRESSIONS: I don't get to dine out with my immediate family much, so it was a nice surprise when mum and dad decided we would go here to..."
Andrew @anjeats
"Only been here the once as its a special occasion kind of place but it was so worth the wait brilliant flavour combination wine list to die for had..."
Temptation Cakes Auckland
"One of the finest establishments in Auckland in my opinion - you do feel very special here, and the service makes you feel like it too. A tad tacky..."
"We used a grab one voucher. $35 for 2-course A la carte lunch. It was really nice, worth it! The pictures tell you everything, is it possible to find..."
"We got just what we expected when we ate here tonight - excellent service and excellent food. Monday night, so easy to get a table but we..."
"Make sure you block out your evening and take your time when visiting One Tree Grill. We came here for their degustation and thoroughly enjoyed every..."
Brian Chan
"OTG is lovely. Even though it's been in Greenwoods Corner for years it still manages an air of coolness and sophistication. The food is exquisitely..."
Vitale Eti
"Tried this place with a group of friends. This is one of few fine dining I have been. I had vegetarian 5/6 course dinner. It was..."
"I’ve passed One Tree Grill many many times on the way from and to the airport. As solid as a Meredith or French Café, it’s been standing for..."
"Amazing food and service, thoroughly enjoyed it. Good range of food which include the pork belly which was very tender, the Angus beef steak which..."
"One of the best places to go for fine dining for a special occasion .... The selection is wonderful that it's a must to try from each course... The..."
"I had dinner here a while ago with my husband! Was very impressed with the settings and the electronic tablet menu. The bar is a nice touch too and..."
Khoa Le
"Had lunch with a girlfriend and it was most enjoyable. Good consistent friendly service. As a long term One Tree Grill customer (nearly 15 years!) I..."
Jo Y
"My husband chose One Tree Grill to surprise me for date night and I have to say that I think it is one of Auckland's better kept secrets. Situated..."
Sweet Mama M
"So good. Service was amazing!! Food was amazing. Atmosphere was amazing. It was just amazing overall! A really good place for a date..."
Joanne Chiang
"OTG is a great business meeting venue as my offices are in Central south. Dinner is probably where they excel. Twice here for degustations. As as..."
"For my 100th review, I decided to go to One Tree Grill, a restaurant I have had my eye on for a long, long time. Needless to say I was very excited!..."
"Last week, I was invited by Zomato to One Tree Grill for a five course degustation dinner with wine matches. Now, I know that there are some people..."
"From the generous hospitatlity of One Tree Grill and Zomato, six Auckland foodie bloggers including myself enjoyed a phenomenal five course..."
Amy @ My Dining Journey
"I was lucky enough to be a guest at a Zomato Meet Up at One Tree Grill earlier this week. All I can say is everything was amazing! The decor was..."
Jennifer Manalo
"I was honoured to be invited to a Zomato Foodie Meetup at One Tree Grill where I dined as a guest of One Tree Grill and Zomato. I arrived early for..."
Genie @ BunnyEatsDesign
"A night with a sommelier from maison vauron, every pairing was on point and none of the dishes could be faulted, watermelon and mint creme brulee was..."
Benjamin Weeks
"Came here on my first date, quite an expensive fair, but well worth the money. Awesome creations and combinations by the chef, exquisite wine and a..."
Snedden Dcosta
"Amazing food! I am not usually one to go for steak in a restaurant but I got the Black Angus eye fillet  with sweet corn, herb mash & black garlic,..."
Foodie Feels
"If you're looking for somewhere that epitomises quality local dining, this is the place.    May be a bit pricey to become a regular, but sits in..."
"One Tree Grill provides excellent service and amazing food. Would not hesitate to visit again. Each dish was tasty and surprising but also has a..."
"It Was a great experience in Epsom area staff delivered great customer service with high exceptional standards. well organised and established..."
Andre Dez Toparea
"Visited One Tree Grill last night. Overall the service was good and the food satisfactory without being spectacular. My lasting impression was that..."
Ken Morrison
"Yumm yumm! Went here for a birthday celebration upon someones suggestion. Service was awesome.. the glass floor - what a great idea! The private room..."
Holly D-T
"Good food and great..."
Kelly Wu
"This is a bit of a late review, went here with a group of eight, had a fantastic night, the food was brilliant , the iPad menu was a nice idea, the..."
"After enjoying a business lunch at the One Tree Grill some time ago we decided to give it a go for a Saturday night dinner. We were not disappointed...."
Dee Whitby
"We came here for our anniversary the other day and it was absolutely outstanding. We got the 6 course degustation deal voucher and it was great value..."
"This is a lovely quality restaurant with fantastic service and excellent food. The fact that their menus are brought to you on iPad Minis with..."
Adrian Jenkins
"Went for dinner with friends, the restaurant was busy on a Friday night but the service was very smooth. My starter was the tea smoked wild boar..."
"Went for a company dinner. Food was good, I ended up with fish scales on my plate, quite a few of them. My plate was taken away and they cooked a new..."
Missk Khan
"Went there for dinner and I must say I was thoroughly impressed. The waiter was attentive and knowledgeable, made sure we had everything we need. My..."
Hannah Gear
"We dined at One Tree Grill for the first time on Friday night. We had a voucher for the six-course degustation, and were thoroughly impressed with..."
Catherine D
"I really enjoyed our anniversary dinner at One Tree Grill.The place is very nice and the staff are 1st class. We ordered entrees and they..."
Nickmard Khoey
"Don't normally write reviews but our meal was good enough to warrant one! Arrived into a very nicely presented restaurant and welcomed by a friendly..."
"Excellent night at One Tree Grill, yet again. We dined last Saturday and have been once before, with both the food and service hard to fault...."
"One Tree Grill is consistently good in both food and service. Love the glass floor over the cellar in the basement and the overall ambience of the..."
"Great atmosphere, great service, awesome food. I went for the first time last night with my fiancé and tried the 4 course set menu. I would highly..."
Luke Paine
"We went to One Tree Grill on a voucher deal and had an excellent night! We had always wanted to go to One Tree Grill and the voucher was a great way..."
RaeRae Johnson
"Superb!!! Great food, great service, warm and inviting atmosphere. I had angus beef which was cooked perfectly, the recommended wine to accompany my..."
Amanda Campbell
"Smart restaurant, fantastic food, knowledgable and helpful service, comprehensive wine list. Chef even changed one item of our tasting plate to suit..."
Ngaire Crampton
"Sorry the food didn't taste much special. But glad to have a good service and I like the..."
"Yum! Service was very good and food delicious, especially the bluff oysters. These were not on the menu but knowing the season had just started I had..."
Vicki Ginders
"Very nice, well set place with friendly staff. Service was good and meals came at the right time though it wasn't too busy so I can't speak for a..."
"Was taken for a business lunch. The food, service and atmosphere was so perfect we stayed till late afternoon. The hot rolls were just the trick to..."
"My girlfriend and I decided to have a splurge after watching so many great looking meals in my kitchen rules we decided it was time to see what an..."
Caleb Kennedy
"Went here for my Birthday last year and OTG is definitely memorable in a positive way. The steak I ordered was tender and juicy, the sauce was great..."
Hank Bao
"We went for a family celebration. From the moment we stepped into the restaurant, we were struck by the ambiance, friendliness and close attention of..."
Geoff New
"Superb. It was exactly what we were looking for to celebrate our 5th anniversary together. We felt welcome, being only two. Despite several large..."
"Yummy!!! Service excellent, food well presented, very tasty and reasonably priced. Would definitely go..."
She N
"Love this place! I often take Clients to One Tree Grill for a business lunch on a week day. I went last week and the food and services was just..."
"Went to the One Tree Grill for dinner with friends and visitors for the RWC. We had a lovely meal, brilliant food and exemplary service, but..."
Linda Kendall
"Food is fantastic, the restaurant itself is very nice and service is not bad.But price seems a bit too expensive compare to other..."
Richard Wong
"Have always loved this place and love the feeling of walking and looking down on the wine cellar!! Food was good except for the pork belly but the..."
"Best meal I've ever had out. Everything about the food was spectacular, as was our bottle of wine from the extensive wine list. The staff were..."
"Absolutley fantastic food and service! My partner and I first received complimentary bread rolls with butter and olive oil which was nice... I would..."
"Recently had the pleasure of having lunch at this restaurant and thoroughly enjoyed my meal. The only gripe I have is that the Squid and Chorizo..."
C Brown
"Food was fantastic, service was exemplary and the atmosphere, as always, was bustling without being intrusive. Knowledgeable, friendly staff and a..."
"Totally dependable good quality food and service. I use it for business meals and I've never been disappointed. I shan't lose any weight while the..."
Eric Harding
"One Tree Grill is one of our favorites for special occasions and we have been there a number of times over the years. Not once have we been..."
David Boshier
"A party of 4 we cruised pass and stopped in without a reservation on a Friday night and where warmly greeted, coats taken and promptly seated in a..."
Kevin Lepper
"Every time my partner and i drove past this restaurant we said, 'we must go there' we liked the look of it. When we did it was great, the service was..."