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Hansan Vietnamese Restaurant
83/100 (155 ratings)
Restaurants
Vietnamese
Fast Food
Asian
Diner
"Food is really good and well priced. The service was a little slow, we had to get the servers attention to order, even though we were one of three..."
Ellis
"Best hansan branch in Auckland. Atmosphere and ambience of this restaurant is really nice with great service. Pho here also taste better than other..."
Charel
"For years I have always enjoyed eating at Hansan, I have introduced many friends too. The food is always full of flavour and arrives on your table so..."
Alicia Maree Andrews
"Me and my husband love this restaurant and often come here or with friends.  Lovely food, very good service and clean and spacious dining..."
James Tam
"Pretty good Vietnamese restaurant. Environment clean and hygiene. Service very friendly and polite. Food quality and quantity both 5/5 . Noodles..."
LuNa The TuNa
"Delicious pho and its amazing broth can be found at this Hansan. Will be back to try other offerings from their menu.Restaurant is clean..."
Jade Lim
"I love this place! Great view, good food and staff are very friendly:) I had eddnoodle soup with grilled lemongrass chicken and absolutely loved it...."
K Foodie
"Located near the beach. Food is good. Not many Vietnamese other options nearby. Service is ok. Amibience is ok. Seaview is good but sandy wind and..."
Mark Lenon
"Pretty big servings of delicious Vietnamese food. It’s definitely not the best, but good enough to satisfy my cravings. Restaurant is spacious with..."
Sheena (Code SHEE7152H For Zomato Gold)
"Been here couple of times and the pho is always amazing. The interior looks cool but the the only thing I don't like is that it is always so hot and..."
Lisa Goh
"Chicken curry egg noodle 4.5/5Very nice curry favour, a bit spicy but I wouldn't have it any less.A nice alternative to the..."
Daniel Roan
"Got Uber eats from here the other night. We had both fresh and fried spring rolls as well as the won tons for starters. All were really good. We got..."
Andre Cressy
"Really good. Went on recommendation from tested fellow tubby diner. My only hesitation was the location, but only because so many other..."
Chris Lawrence
"You can’t go wrong with the good old Hansan franchise when you’re craving some Vietnamese food.Service: 8/10I came between lunch..."
Grace Huang
"Hansan has always been a decent everyday choice for Vietnamese. They have all the standard choices, decent portion, decent taste, good price,..."
Haoyang Feng
"When we knew that another Hansan branch was opened, this time in Browns Bay, we decided to try it out. We usually came to the one in Wairau Valley,..."
Blackpearl
"Wow! Just wow!! What else can I say... we walk into a restaurant and say "we need to be somewhere in 40 minutes can we make this work" they had our..."
Cpl
"Had dinner here a couple of times with the family. Great friendly staff and quick service for the food that was tasty and looked just like the menu..."
Jeremy Blackburn
"My favourite Vietnamese joint has arrived in Browns Bay! I was absolutely delighted when I found out about them opening an outlet here. The interior..."
F Sin
"Outstanding! Amazing food for an amazing price, the service is so quick and the staff are all lovely. This is 100% going to become a regular place to..."
Amy
"We popped in and found it was their opening day. The food looked a lot nicer physically than pictures on the board outside. We ordered a mix of food..."
Mark Greene
755 Beach Road Take Aways
83/100 (150 ratings)
Restaurants
New Zealand
"Excellent every time we come. Crumbed fish is lovely, fish burgers excellent. Awesome happy, friendly owner. Can't go wrong here. Highly recommended...."
Laurence
"Best Service and Fish on the North Shore. I definitely recommend Beach Road Takeaways. Great portion sizes, and you always get more than enough food..."
Marashahvd
"Great service and always friendly. Awesome fish and chips. The breaded fish was excellent. And honestly, you get your value for money here. Will..."
Stephenpereira712
"Always an awesome experience. Such amazing customer service. The best food and always a smile. Our favorite fish and chip shop! The homemade burgers..."
Dave-Ami Angus
"Comming to back to Beach Road Takeaways after being overseas for a year and finding the same high quality service and delicious food was definately a..."
Jaesung에디
"This has to be the best fish n chip takeaway in Browns Bay - he has been on holiday the past 2 months and was missed big time! Such a chirpy chap..."
Dee Le Petit
"They have curry sauce....need I say more?Its a damn good fish and chip shop, decent portions and curry sauceDid I mention they..."
Scott
"Me and my wife are regular viaitors of this shop , Honestly best customer service , i have to say The crispy chicken Burger is a star attraction..."
Krishnadas Kochery
"The overall rating needs to be updated... There isn't a single review in here less than 4/5 and somehow it's showing up as a 3.4/5 at the time of..."
Schalk De Wet
"Superb customer service, Kind friendly all the time. The fish is fresh food is the best they even remembered me and my partner. I will always come..."
Vanz Talisa
"This is honestly the best fish and chip store I have ever been too! The owners are so lovely, the place is spotless and the portions are great for..."
Alysha Bower
"I agree with everyone else. Stunning service, the oil is very clean, fish is fresh (had the crumbed fish which was delicious), very generous..."
James Hirata
"These are definitely of the friendliest business owners in Browns Bay. Also helps that the fish is fresh and well prepared. Always give lollies to..."
Carl Krause
"Everyone seems to mention the crumbed fish and I agree wholeheartedly. It's definitely our favorite fish place in the area. The owners are friendly,..."
Candy Gehrke Yost
"Great service, good prices, very clean and fantastic crumbed fish.This is our new fish & chip goto place.Cleanest oil I have seen..."
Richard
"Nice fish, heaps of chips and super friendly service. Highly..."
Jonathan Ross
"As above all the comments are correct and this is now my new Takeaway and will recommend to..."
David W
"We just keep coming back here, it's the best fish 'n chips around! The service is outstanding, and we love always being welcomed back like old..."
Wendy
"several years back this place was a disgusting council D rated place , the newish owners have the whole place sparkling clean .As the reviews..."
Tracey Corps
"Great little chippie, owner is always smliling and welcoming, fish is well priced and tastes grand!! all the..."
Isaac Valach
"Came here for fish and chips once.The atmosphere is surprisingly clean and tidy.The fish was fresh and tasty, the batter light and crunchy,..."
Thipher Banester
Dantes
76/100 (237 ratings)
Restaurants
Pizza
Italian
"What a fantastic go to place for freshly cooked, top quality Italian food. Everything - from the pastas, pizzas and desserts is cooked with distinct,..."
Shivam Chawla
"This casual pizza place ticks all the boxes for us. Great food, great service, great atmosphere. Dantes' pizzas are second to none. We are always..."
L Weavers
"Superb hosts and good conversation, gorgeous view by the ocean in Browns Bay. The food is also every time excellent...."
Anna Ripley
"Really good pizza and pasta but please get a plain kids cheese pizza or the..."
Andre Cressy
"Lvl 3 lockdown, no worries Dante's got my back. First time there, obviously getting it takeaway. Loved the pizza, the bases had all the wood fire..."
James
"My partner and I ordered takeaway tonight (due to covid19). We were very happy with the service across the phone and the food was great. We ordered a..."
Amy Bartlett
"Great location on the waterfront. Indoor or outdoor. The BEST fried bread ever. The dough is left for a couple of days meaning the gluten does not..."
Juliasloane1@gmail.com
"Best Italian in NZ, pizza is Devine it will take you straight to Italy, the pasta is the freshest We’ve ever had and bursts with flavor (amazing..."
Italiana
"Impromptu visit, never been before and was a little weary, however everything was absolutely perfect, well cooked and delicious! Will definitely come..."
Craig Bennett
"Amazing food. Awesome atmosphere. Friendly staff. Definitely recommend. Worth trying. Price is for what you get of nice food and great service. Pizza..."
Mohy Sorour
"Came here for dinner last night with the family and we all left full & happy. The owner was in at the time and he was so friendly and made a lot of..."
Karina
"The staff were very friendly and welcoming.In our group of 8 we had a variety of food and drinks and when it was served it came straight to the..."
Romana Petrie
"| Spaghetti Pomodoro |-The dish had very tangy sour flavors from the tomato. It's quite light, a great pasta dish that doesn't leave you..."
Food2belly
"Great Dante’s pizza - traditional, thin and great ingredients. Nice outside area and overlooking the beach and park. what is there not to..."
Andrew Buxton
Northcross Takeaway
84/100 (236 ratings)
Restaurants
Chinese
Asian
European
"I initially gave a 2-star due to some average cheesy weezies and an awful battered sausage BUT I decided to give it another go ordering some fish and..."
Achini Samarasekara
"Best snapper in New Zealand (with Stumpies at Kawakawa). Nice sausages. Great value scollops. Good chips. Travel nearly 100k’s & every time..."
Ian Clarke
"the food is really great and i like the service i will definitely be coming back they have a good wide range of meals too its just..."
Jordan Tran18
"Good service and friendly to the customer. Food is very delicious and I like the burger and Chinese food. The fish was fresh to eat and the prices is..."
Jessie Lee
"Nothing bad to say here, such a yummy range of food for the self serve buffet and it tasted hot and fresh! Can’t wait to try other things on their..."
EB
"The food is really good and awesome for what you are paying. However I would have given 5 stars had there been better service. We called up about 20..."
Brooke
"You don't even know what you're missing out on. Northcross Takeaways do the BEST cheesy weezies and cheeseburger. Grease heaven.... we have all been..."
WeiTing Ashley Shyu
"Great food. Great price. Great variety. Nice and friendly service. Very popular takeaways. It's my go to takeaways these days. Great location...."
Matthew Sellwood
"This is my local I always get a burger chips and add other options depending on my levels of hunger, The burgers are delicious and the meal is cooked..."
Shane
"This place is awesome! The food is great and the service is good too. I've been here on several occasions and have also partaken in the smorgasbord..."
Cpl
"This is our local fish and chips store. The food is good and the service is always quick. The Chinese menu ticks all the right boxes. We will..."
Tim Morris
"This Takeaway is the best I've had, and would Highly Recommend! You know a good takeaway when you try one. The chips are crispy but..."
Calvin Wootton
"Friendly host, good food. All I can say is fresh...."
Tess
"my local takeaways, fast and easy service , especially over the phone. always very friendly and buffet yummy and theres something for the adults and..."
Kathleen Puch
"Always great service.... Nice clean shop and food is always..."
Cathie Wharemate
"Fantastic customer services again. Just drop by the other day.Good Steak burger.Definitely will vote for the Best Fish &..."
Kit Kho
"Quick, friendly serviceGood recent addition to the menu with more Asian food, not just Chinese.There potato fritters are really..."
Kane Stanford
Lily’s Asian Fusion
83/100 (554 ratings)
Fusion
Asian
New Zealand
"A BIG shoutout to Lily’s asian fusion. I would totally recommend this place! The owner Farah was so humble and went way beyond to give an amazing..."
Nashi Dasgupta
"Well worth a visit. Tasty food, great service &..."
Gizmo Boy
"The food and service was absolutely fantastic; could not be faulted especially their pan fried dumplings. My only let down was the coffee purchased..."
Alicia Crowe
"The kung bao chicken and Mapo Tofu was really nice!! Will definitely come back and order those dishes..."
Jw
"lovly staffs, beautiful place, awesome kungpau..."
苑紫薇
"The new chicken curry dish was great! Fast and friendly..."
Tina Zhou
"Awesome service, good food and well priced especially with zomato gold. The food came out hot, fresh and well presented. Definitely coming back..."
Julia Li
"Tried this place today (16/Feb), both the food and customer service was great, will definitely eat at this place again and try other..."
Mr Practical
"Food was amazing with such good..."
K
"Zomato gold works fine for food..."
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"Excellent food served by a very friendly staff. So glad I chose this place to have dinner with my family and friends. Would definitely go back and..."
Viajando Na Maionese
"As lovers of Asian fusion food we had to try out Lily's Fusion restaurant in Browns Bay. It is a bright welcoming space with many luscious plants..."
Lochbuie
"Thank you for a wonderful night. Our party of 8 people so enjoyed the ambiance of the place, the quality and quantity of the food. The lamb and duck..."
Carol Versfeld
"Very good service, caring for children needs. Food are good especially the lunch set is price competitive. Zomato gold for main dish and the lamb is..."
Candy Yeung
"I found this place from gold list. I was surprised at the deco inside and liked the garden concept.Also the food recommendation from the staff..."
Fatty One
"Great atmosphere friendly service,Lily’s Ale on tap,the beans are..."
Allan Johnston
"WOW Lilys is raising the bar on eating in Browns Bay. The interior is 2nd to none and the food simply devine. My fav has to be the duck pancakes, see..."
Paul Caunter
"Roast lamb rib: amazing Sweet n sour fish: quite small, taste quite goodDidn’t expect the lamb was also deep fried, might be better if we..."
Sindy Lee
"Both dishes are very nice, the chef did a great job! The lamb chops were very crispy outside and super tender inside … very..."
Joyce Wang
"Fabulous food and service and environment here. Strongly recommend to try their green beans, pork rib, prawn and duck pancakes. We will be..."
Farah Fan
"Great addition to Browns bay, beautiful decor welcoming staff. Not a huge menu which I love rather keep things simple with good quality. I find some..."
Ann McDonald
"Finally made it into this beautiful little restaurant. First of all, the interior is beautiful. So relaxing, well lit. The staff is so sweet and..."
Kaitlyn Tyler
"Checking out new Asian Restaurant in Browns Bay. My friend loves flavor and meltingly tender sizzling lamb. But I love Sichuan Style S&P squid, it's..."
Danie
"Delicious food and beautiful environment! Very creative with a combination of Chinese and western styles. Suitable for a family dinner or meet-up..."
Meimo Deng
"Amazing food and service..."
Wu Sherry
Warawara
91/100 (124 ratings)
Restaurants
Cafe
Japanese
European
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch
Breakfast
Lunch
Salad
"Amazing lunch! We had the pork Bao and the pancakes but the real highlight was our waitress Cassie who was super friendly and beaming with smiles!..."
Hannah Elley
"Been here multiple times and cannot fault it at all! Love the hot chocolate and teriyaki salmon those are my two favourite things off the menu 😊..."
Lauren Jennett
"Decided to go to Warawara for lunch. Found the service friendly and accommodating. Ordered two dishes. Fantastic teriyaki chicken and also Beef..."
Sam Lowe
"Hands down best coffee in Brown's bay 10/10 would recommend to anyone after a tasty affordable coffee. The mochas and hot chocolates are presented as..."
Ollie Lapper
"Really lovely! We went to breakfast here this morning. The staff were super smiley, and the meals came out quickly. OMG the Whittakers Moccha was SO..."
Ester Lehtonen
"Awsome place. I and my couple friends were surprised by the last experience dining out. The coffee is what I want. Extra hot and nice..."
Feiran An
"I absolutely loved this place, it has amazing decor and the chairs are very comfortable, not to mention that the food is very delicious especially..."
Dina Sergatcheva
"I have been here a handful of times and every time I have loved it the food is so lovely, and the staff are so joyful. It's one of my favourite..."
Phoenix Brown
"Amazing cafe, with a really good atmosphere and seating area. Beautiful presentation of food and super yummy! I ordered the salmon steak teriyaki..."
Jazmin Lee
"Browns Bay is seriously one of my favourite spots in Auckland and the cafe game here is strong.Introducing Warawara, hailing from an..."
Medium_Rare
"Very happy to have had the pleasure of going to Warawara. Each dish we have had has been deliciously tasty and very impressive to the eye. Hot drinks..."
Sharon
"Came here for a biz meeting and the place is not bad, a little cold but the food and coffee is all good!I had a half portion of toast, egg,..."
Alwayseating
"What a great place, beautiful food, fantastic friendly staff , I had the beef salad which was amazing! , the best salad I've had , but everyone..."
Bridget
"Warawara fast became My local coffee shop. Fully certified fair trade and organic coffee beans. The Coffee and food is always great. Service is..."
Darren Jay
"I eat at Warawara a lot.  The staff are super friendly and the food is amazingly tasty and beautiful to look at.  I love the western menu along..."
Rebecca Spencer
"Couldn't recommend Warawara enough! It is such a cool cafe to visit for just coffee, breakfast or lunch! The staff are so friendly, serving me before..."
Joe Smith
"Had breakfast here for the first time and pleasantly surprised. The cafe is hidden away a bit from the main st but well worth a visit!Breakfast..."
Kennyg
"Found this lovely place on Zomato with high recommendation from other foodies, let's check it out. Friendly welcome from the waitress and barista...."
Justin Leung
"This is probably the best cafe I have been to in a very long time. The cage itself looks amazing! Service was great, the waitresses and waiters are..."
Alysha Bower
"Awesome service this morning, great coffee and eggs benedict! Coffee was presented in a unique way - very cool! Staff were very friendly...."
Scott Kennedy
"After a previous disappointing visit a year or so ago this is now my favourite cafe! THE BEST coffee. Friendly staff and beautiful food. Prices are..."
KELBEAN25
"Fantastic cafe/restaurant. Great staff. Best coffee, recommend the cold drip coffee. Food is excellent - breakfast stuff, salads, calamari, and sweet..."
Jonathanelms1979
"This place is a serious hidden gem in Browns bay. Consistently the best coffees. Well priced food that is always delicious! I highly recommend this..."
Melissa Gale
"I had a pleasant Sunday morning in Warawara. The food was delicious, the coffee was excelent, and I love the cafe design.I and my husband had a..."
Nina Susilo
"A seriously understated little hideaway in Browns Bay for people who are serious about quality. TJ will rustle up the most delectable delights for..."
Janine Henderson
Rack N Roll Ribs Hall Of Flame
83/100 (931 ratings)
Quick Bites
Barbecue
Dinner
Ribs
"The best Southern Africa-styled grilled ribs I ever had around North Shore. It tastes like the way butcher slaughters pig with draining blood out...."
Kevin LI
"Really enjoyed a nice good meal here. The ribs were very tender and tasty. The burger with mushroom sauce has a nice rich taste to it. The wings were..."
Derik Liebenberg
"Just like the other branch, very good especially after a very long day of climbing Rangitoto. Introduced a mate to Rack n Roll and he pretty much..."
Manu
"Rack n roll ribs is pretty much always consistantly good quality. Sometimes the chips or onion rings can be a little on the soft side. But otherwise..."
Kelsey Adair
"This place doesn’t look like much, the marketing budget must be low. But oh boy..... they don’t skimp where it counts! I first tried the chicken..."
Zesteeblue
"Hands down one of the best ribs I've ever had! It's s affordable for something that tastes so amazing. I was recommended to try this place and I'm..."
Tan.ned
"3.75As you can see we got enough food for an army. Flavours were good, however some points taken off for execution. Ribs and Honey mustard..."
Aneta Chadderton
"Ordered the Beach box and it was great!! Portion size is big (fed a group of 5 and still had heaps of leftovers) , customer service is great, food..."
Rebecca
"Rated 3.5Ordered their full rack of ribs, onion rings and mushroom chips to takeaway on the weekend. Ribs were yum and well portioned, but it..."
Blackpearl
"Never heard of this place but gave it a try and the ribs are amazing, onion rings were even better. Great price for the meal. Very clean easy parking..."
Riley
"Best chicken evvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvver decent fries might be a good idea to separate fries and chicken cause of the sauces..."
Chocolate Croissant
"Rack n Roll Ribs has become our regular “fast food” for those Friday nights you don’t feel like cooking....we’ve had their ribs; burgers and..."
Berdy-Ann Schouten Harding
"Recommendation from the family. Simple menu, have had their quarter chicken (first visit) and chicken salad (second visit) both were good. Haven't..."
Warren
"The go to place before heading to the beach! All served hot and fresh!👌🏼 the flavorful chicken wings compliments the crispy calamari. Perfect..."
Wawman
"Best ribs in Auckland hands down enjoyed everything definitely coming back. Been looking for a nice rib place to eat but now have found it, love the..."
Patrick Kava
"Loved the mushroom chips and chicken livers here! I have been going here fairly often after work and the other items on the menu are good too. The..."
Jason Langdon
"Got 1/2 takeaway at 11:40am. Unfortunately the outside of the ribs was warm and the inside was cold. The marinade and sauce was nice but was not hot..."
Yasmine Barry
"Best place to get ribs on the shore :) the ribs are always cooked well and covered in a delicious sauce - the lemon chicken is just as amazing..."
Jeannette Salim
"This is my local and cannot recommend enough. The owners and staff genuinely care about their customers and their ribs, chips and calamari is..."
Rochelle Brereton
"Best ribs in NZ hands down! Having more help out the front so the orders could go out faster would help with the service. 5/5 food, 3.5/5..."
Tanya
"Came here craving high calorie food on a Sunday after a big weekend 😂 was not disappointed. I got the riblets on onion rings & the chicken tenders..."
EATINGUPAKL On Instagram
"Rib night is always one to look forward to in our house Love rib nightAlways fresh and friendly service never..."
Sammy Kelly
"Always great service from the staff at rack n roll ribs. Me and my flatmates crave and look forward to our fix of ribs which never disappoints...."
Camelia Hapi
"Easily the best ribs in Auckland, full of flavour and always juicy. I have no problem travelling from East Auckland to Brown's Bay because the ribs..."
Dru Naidoo
"Ribs are succulent, waiting time spot on and sauce is delicious. Ribs are the best here and the chips are perfect When the sauce is on the..."
Nina
"■ Ribs to die for■ Good pricing■ Famous Rib burgers For a first timer who'd never tried ribs, I think I was safe with..."
FoodieOodie95
"Great food and it was heaps! Ribs was really nice with the basting used on it and the chicken. You definitely want to try out the Half rack ribs..."
Brandon Derick
"Had full rack with calamari with a side of regular chips and had half a chicken with onion rings. To top it off we shared a peppermint crisp. Total..."
Millyvanilly
"I think this is my favourite place when it comes to ribs and calamari. Their calamari is so crispy and tender in the inside. Their ribs are so well..."
Marchella Kusono
"Holy moley. This place is so so so good. You get heaps for what you pay. I got the 1/2 rack and calamari combo and my boyfriend got the rack n roll..."
Smharpz
"Best ribs place that i know on the shore. Amazing smokey taste to the bbq sauce which makes it that extra bit delicious. Tender meat + alot of meat..."
Beardie
"Had the pleasure of tasting some rocking soul food last night at Yogi's Dockside Bar.Rack n Roll ribs had their food truck parked out side..."
Jonathan Smith
"One of the best ribs I've ever try here in NZ. The flavour is awesome and the selection of sides is very good (crumbled mushrooms are my fav). I've..."
Nfp
"Great job Mark and the team! Keep it up :) Prices are reasonable and food is great quality...... super yum! Loving the food truck too :) Clash on..."
The Anti-Man
"If you want tasty and messy food, this is the place to go. great rib n chip "combo" which don't break the bank considering the portions. On the..."
KeyboardWarrior
"Had ribs tonite, not bad indeed I think!!There ribs are good, & are well sauced up.The aroma coming from shop is gotta be one of..."
Matt
"Update:We decided to give R&RR another shot and I'm certainly glad we did. As our previous review touched upon, the food is decent enough..."
A Tale Of Two Tummies
"I have spent over $300 in the past year at this place because this place has absolutely the best ribs in Auckland! Rack n Roll Ribs is a hidden gem..."
DefinitelyMayb
"this place is very very gooooooooooood....."
Kahu Gdout
"Went here for the first time tonight with my partner, the restaurant is very clean and tidy. They mostly do takeaways though as there was only one..."
Alysha Bower
"Omg the ribs are great ... burgers are massive and full of flavor and the calamari is really good as well. Recommended to everyone that wants a real..."
Simon Tuxford
"I love ribs so much and have been going here for a while, it is my go to place for getting quick yummy ribs. Looks like they changed the interior..."
Amy Miller
"I love ribs, and I love the ribs here. It's a little pricey, and the wait time is a little longer than say waiting for a pizza, but it's worth it...."
@KeraBearEats
"Noticed this place while ordering pizza, so decided to come and try them. Wow this is just what Browns Bay needed i think. Reasonably priced food &..."
Isaac Valach
"We had lunch from the Rack N Roll Ribs the other day.  We ordered the 1/2 rack and 1/2 chicken combo ($25) with a large fries ($6.50). The Peri Peri..."
Lochbuie
"Highly recommended for best ribs ever. You will not be disappointed. The portion we had was half a rack and that was more than enough. Service was..."
Pralene Holmes
"Had the best and most moist, tender rips on Friday nite. What an asset to Browns Bay. My wife had the chicken burger, one of the best she had in..."
British Isles Quiz Page
"The BEST Ribs! And The BEST Burgers too! Clean smart looking and super friendly staff. A great quick meal choice! Try once and you'll be..."
Vyvie Kyle
"Yep eat here minimum 2 times a week, awesome food mouth watering tender ribs and spicy chicken wings worth every cent. Love this place and recommend..."
Big Cheese
"Outstanding ribs! I've had probably every thing on the menu now and everything is just awesome! Such good food, worth every $$. Just down the road..."
Vance Rees
Espeto
73/100 (45 ratings)
Restaurants
Lunch
Brunch
Dinner
Breakfast
"Had ribs and leg of lamb at this place and as a chef all I can say is it was the one the best match spices and flavours. Great service ambiance is..."
Amandeep Bansal
"This is a lovely spot across the road from the beach. Friendly service but food took a little bit long to arrive, my second cup of tea was cold by..."
Ronel Kapp
"Colleagues chose here for Christmas do. Absolutely fantastic for 30 people. Cool breeze flowing in from the back door. We had the $29.99 all you can..."
Louise
"Service staff are pretty good and try hard. But you can pretty much guarantee something will be wrong with the order. Food is good enough but it does..."
Andre Cressy
"Really enjoyed our meal, service was warm and friendly. Beef Rib wasnt great, but everything else was excellent. Due to some of the reviews we almost..."
Alan Patmore
"Brunch menu, 6 different meals in our party. Service excellent, food excellent, coffee excellent. Couldn’t fault it. Recommended, will try dinner..."
Fraser Collins
"Excellent service from Lisa and Colin serving us this Monday evening.We choose lighter dishes to share, crispy squid, cheesy bread rolls,..."
Bruce Martin
"Love the food here its so amazing . Cooked perfect and presentations great. Staff are lovely and they even do pints now ! Great add to Browns Bay..."
Lisa Loves Good Food
"The espeto breakfast and hash benedic was nice and large. The acai bowl wasn't very nice. The berry flavour was rather strange. Coffee was nice..."
Jammie-Lea Wilson
"was going to go here a few weekends ago but a couple of reviews put us off, yesterday we thought we would see for ourselves though, pleased we did,..."
Claire Dodson
"Visited for an evening meal in late May.  Very warm welcome with attentive service.  Loved the fact that the entrees were small (and inexpensive)..."
Raspberry Beret
"A new addition to Browns Bay, Espeto could be really good, we tried a Rib Eye steak (excellent) lamb cutlets (overcooked but ok) hot chips(fantastic..."
Fiona Moore
"The food was really good but sadly the service was a let down. We constantly had to ask for more water to be brought to the table, took a while to..."
Greg Brown
Java Jungle Cafe
78/100 (887 ratings)
Restaurants
Healthy
Cafe
Gluten Free Options
New Zealand
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Brunch
Lunch
Breakfast
Dinner
Fish
Toasts
Salad
"Went for lunch today. I had the seafood chowder. It was delicious. Full of lovely seafood in a creamy sauce. Hubby had an omelette which was also..."
Belinda Liley
"One of the best cafes in Brown's Bay! Always busy especially on weekends, but the food is always spot on, the coffee is great and the staff are..."
Louise Francis
"Cozy place with excellent coffee. Tasty cake selection. Good place for a lunch and small bite. Best coffee shop by far around the area. Friendly..."
Doris Montoya
"Every time to Browns bay, Jave Jungle is my first priority, good location, good food, and good service, enjoy every meal in this..."
Yi Hou
"It's the perfect brunch spot in a cozy area! Great open dining area outside, great service, and great food. They offer a lot of options which allows..."
Warren Taua
"Visited Java Jungle for the first time today. Very impressed; the staff are great, very courteous, attentive and efficient, and the food is delicious..."
Murray Donovan
"Love the food and great coffee, they do a fab eggs bene - only negative I can say is every time I’ve been in recently (last three times) a part of..."
Em
"Great service,fast efficient service, wonderful staff, lovely food, fabulous coffee, beautiful view of the Bay.Definetely go back. Highly recommended..."
Ataseventuncay
"Went down today and ordered chicken livers. Yum. Their coffee was great as well, drank a latte bowl, my friend got a berry smoothie. The waiting..."
Zoe Wright
"Lovely service and nice friendly cafe and environment to sit in, nice by the beach and a good atmosphere. Excellent coffee and wonderful staff, made..."
Imogen Constantine
"Had chicken bacon and grilled banana salad. Yum yum yum. Unbelievable. Staffs are extremely friendly and professional. Kids enjoyed coloring in on..."
Erin Spasov
"Went here for breakfast this morning. Ordered an coffee, hot choc, Omelette and mince on toast. Should have taken a pic as the food was well..."
Sophie-fern Wright
"I have never eaten out in browns bay but since I finished my job on the shore I thought I'd give it a go. I struggled to find a nice cafe with a good..."
Irina Milana
"Service was efficient, location amazing and tables were clean. Ordered chicken penne pasta, wow for a cafe it was absolutely amazing, not much..."
Nina
"A nice place for a breakfast or lunch..it is beach facing.. service is good.. pretty much options for vegetarians ..we had ordered French toast..."
Shreya Divakar
"Java jungle is one of the best places for brunch or even a coffee in brownsbay, being right on the beach it's great in summer and has such a great..."
Phoenix Brown
"Excellent breakfast - very generous portions and friendly prompt service. Salmon with Bagel is fresh and tasty. Multigrain toast with poached eggs..."
Hannatjie
"Love this cafe!!!Brilliant service and excellent coffee. Always such lovely warm greetings walking through the door. My mornings are always..."
Sammi Ronkowski
"Have been to this cafe a few times. Coffee is brilliant, staff very friendly and helpful. Don't know what the person below is talking about, the tall..."
Paul
"Went to Java Jungle for brunch this morning, had their big breakfast and a chocolate milkshake. It was delightful, the staff are welcoming and..."
Chloe Sharrock
"First the positive stuff - This morning was chilly and bright and the restaurant was comfortably warm. Hubby had French toast with bacon, banana and..."
Tussock Gal
"Very friendly staff and nice service. Personally, the flat white was a little bit bitter, but pretty foam. Food was tasty. Raw materials were..."
Michelle Hwang
"My friend and I decided to pop in for breakfast. We ordered eggs benedict and the mince on toast. Wonderful service, great food, reasonable pricing...."
Kristina Mastakova
"Brilliant good value breakfast with a great view. Really enjoy the friendly service and willingness to please😄 highly recommend if you want a good..."
Anton Pienaar
"Great food. Beach front views, super fast food and mega tasty.... In a word wow! Ordered Chicken sandwich and beef burger..... Both faultless......."
Ayden Barnett
"I love coming here, my local cafe for coffee and breakfast. Even travel 15 minutes JUST to get my dose of daily coffee. Staff are amazing and always..."
Kurt
"Family had lunch there a few weeks ago, really nice food, chips friendly, & not ova priced.Will revisit sometime soon. Great service to..."
Matt
"My favorite place in Browns Bay. Just love the staff. Have been going to Java Jungle for years now. New cafes have come and gone but I still prefer..."
Jill Asquith
"Popped in for a hot drink out of the chilly day on a weekend at the playground/beach - it was great to still have the view of the beach but be..."
LouLou
"Went here for their breakfast deal and was absolutely blown away with the service. I sat outside with my friend and ordered eggs on toast, which came..."
Tori Taylor
"Very nice cafe! My sister and I found it in the  Offerbook app months ago and became regular clients! The cappuchino is great and the locations is..."
Darina Chadelova
"Java Jungle Browns BaySensational Setting, Great Coffee, Good food, Friendly Service!Java Jungle – stands for Great Coffee,..."
Angela Johnson
"Went there for breakfast on a Sunday morning. You can enjoy your meal lookig at the beach so the locaiton is definitely a plus here. Many options to..."
Daiana Cordoba
"Good view and great food and affordable too...the chicken liver was yummmmyyyy.. I had the eggs on toast with bacon.. We ordered our food and coffee..."
Shazia Khan
"Another great little place in browns bay to have a coffee and something to eat. Staff are always friendly, prices are reasonable and food is really..."
Andre Cressy
"Food and service was great and I would defiantly eat here again except they don't have free range anything so I wouldn't buy any dish that was from a..."
Harri Well
"We were floating around Browns bay, indecisive of what we want to eat. We didn't want to go too far for food, but at the same time picky on what we..."
Peifen Chua
"Made a visit here today for a cofee-Staff were very friendly i was greeted as soon as i walked through the door- coffee arrived very quick, this..."
Isaac Valach
"Stumbled upon this Cafe after the Sunday markets for breakfast. Had my two dogs with me and found this place to be very dog friendly as there was a..."
Dana
"What can I say, I love, love, love this place, me and my boyfriend stumbled upon this wonderful cafe last weekend and ordered the fav $25 deal that..."
Rachel
"This cafe is a regular Sunday morning breakfast venue for my wife and I. Probably the best cafe in Browns Bay with great views over the..."
Beavan Graham
"Fantastic place for dinner in Browns Bay. We come here regularly during the day with the kids. Four weeks ago, we came for a couple of drinks after..."
Chloe
"As a regular customer of Java Jungle I have always found staff very friendly and the level of service excellent. I quite often take my granddaughter..."
Adrienne Butler
"I have been bringing the family here for a long time now. The food is always fresh and tasty and the kids are entertained so my hubbie and I can sit..."
Stephanie Mellow
"My family and I have been regulars for quite some time now. The food is always delicious and and looks amazing. The coffee is the best in the area..."
Wayne
"Great Location, Perfect food, excellent coffee, amazing friendly staff. amazing place for kids to play and parents to enjoy their food and coffee...."
Tommy
"Pity there are only 5 stars, as this place ticks all the boxes and more. Prompt, friendly service, great family atmosphere, awesome food and great..."
Belinda
"Great food and awesome service. Best eggs Benedict ever ( so says my cousin from Toronto, big traveller and big eater) great play area for children...."
Bronwyn Coomer-Smit
"My husband and I have made it our weekend tradition to have coffee and a bite to eat from this cafe, we love the location and the coffee is really..."
Michelle Hartman
Ramen Takara
87/100 (1685 ratings)
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"Tonkotsu ramen was great, rich salty broth and springy and textured ramen noodles. All toppings were great. The sweet and sour pork was quite..."
Emma
"Good was good. Didn't have to wait too long. Good atmosphere without loud background music. Good amount of heating in their courtyard area on a rainy..."
Kim Ke
"Beautiful place, with such beautiful meal to enjoy, plus after a very good feed, the beach is just outside the..."
Lee
"This is place awesome. I have tried most of their ramen and it didnt disappoint me! My personal favorite here is the chicken karaage, oh man its..."
Pam Gaddi
"The service there is superb. The staff are all really friendly and the food is well presented and tastes amazing. I always recommend this place to..."
Berry
"We live far away from here, but we’ve been happy to make trips to Ramen Takara in Browns Bay for the past 5 years. Always good food and friendly..."
Foodventurer
"Been there a lot. Always busy there. Their ramen is consistent and some of the menu has a Chinese twist. Tonkatsu broth is tiny bit salty to me...."
Katsu Don
"One of our fave ramen restaus around the shore..."
L A
"Ramen Takara is always an absolute delight..."
James McCaig
"It was an amazing experience for me. Beautiful service. We had to wait to get a seat, but it was worth it. Though it was crowded, there was no..."
Bhavik M. Shah
"really good, not amazing but really good. Karaage chicken is a win, tonkotsu ramen is also a win. Very cheap and an probably the best place to go..."
Bailey Moffitt
"Last week we featured Tanpopo Ramen this time we will have some ramen again but in Ramen Takara Japanese Noodle House. There are two branches for..."
Ang Sarap
"The atmosphere was so great for dining at night. It was warm and friendly, with amazing waiters too. The food here is great, especially the udon and..."
Minh Thu
"One of the best ramens in the Shore. I really like the ambiance and it feels like you are in Japan. The ramen is legit at a very affordable price...."
El
"Food was absolutely amazing. The only downside was the portion size. It was just a tad bit too small for me but overall great staff and cute..."
Jane Hor
"Food is amazing and as a result, this place is always busy! It’s quite a small venue for its popularity so can be a bit of a squeeze when dining..."
Ellis
"Great food and great place. The food was a bit too salty for me, but the flavour is great. We ordered yakisoba, and a spicy jade ramen. We are quite..."
Charis Yang
"Beautiful food, I especially enjoyed the broth of my tonkotsu ramen, it was full of flavour. The staff were friendly and catered to individual..."
Clem
"Ramen Takara will always be my go to place for Japanese food! I absolutely love their gyoza, karage chicken and ramen! I had their wonton ramen most..."
Zoe Elizabeth
"I had the chashu ramen with upsized curly noodles and shared a 6 piece karage chicken. The ramen was everything I had hoped for with the broth being..."
Ihaka Steel
"😍😍😍 karaage chicken don & pork belly spring rolls!! Ramen Takara is out of this world. Only $69.00 for two people with an entree and two..."
Bayley
"I have been there a couple of timeGood foodSlightly pricy compare to the portionBetter than ponsonby one.Great location right..."
Jhye21
"One of the best Ramen in Auckland for sure. Had the seafood one with soup and changed the noodle into thich/curly. Absolutely loved it. It tasted..."
MS
"Good food and amazing service! Big serving, tasty and affordable. Great value for money! Servers are polite and friendly too. Would definitely go..."
Kristine Isla
"Been coming here for the past couple of years and it has never let me down.We ordered a Tonkotsu Ramen, Chashu Ramen, Pork Gyoza, and a..."
Vivian C
"Nice location close to the beach! Ramen has a nice balanced flavour. The broth was not too salty and oily which was good! The chicken karaage was..."
Ann Castillo
"Love this place, it’s always very busy, yet service stays on top and people there are so friendly, food comes quickly to our table, good..."
💓 K
"Family fave! The food is always delish, at a reasonable price. This place is always busy and pays to book in advance as this is a perfect go-to!..."
DM
"Definitely not a lie, nor understatement to claim Ramen Takara as the yummiest ramen spot in Auckland! We ordered a shio tori ramen, beautiful..."
Annie Tong
"We visited Ramen Takara a couple of weeks ago, attracted by the many very good reviews. We chose the pork gyozas to share for entree, followed by..."
Lochbuie
"Really good Japanese ramen noodle restaurant. It’s always amazing every time when we are there. Have tried many kinds of food and never..."
Jane
"LOVE Ramen Takara, definitley Browns Bays best restaurant!! Amazing service and the food is always amazing!!Dine in food is generally a lot better..."
Eloise Baker
"Loved the karaage chicken and all their ramen is always absolutely delicious! Came here for Sunday lunch and they were full so we had to get called..."
Val
"I love ramen and have been to many ramen restaurants in Auckland and Ramen Takara in Browns Bay is my favourite as they serve the most authentic..."
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"Delicious food, like seriously- sooooo good. Friendly staff. Nice little place here, I really enjoy it. Tam-tam Raman and karage chicken are my top..."
AbbP
"4/5 Taste4/5 Display 3.5/5 Quantity 4.5/5 Customer Service One of best Ramen joint in Browns Bay.Expected alot..."
곰정안
"One of my favorite restaurant in Auckland!! The ramen is my favorite and the broth is amazing!! We ordered the gyoza , seafood ramen , wonton ramen..."
Jennifer Dianne
"Definitely a gem of Browns Bay. The food is consistently delicious every time with a wide variety of different types of ramen. My favourite being the..."
Food?
"A wonderful place to go with the family, with a decent selection of ramen, authentically made soup bases and multiple flavors. This is one of my..."
Anriena Zen
"Wow this place and the food take me right back to Japan! The food is so well made, fresh and tasty. Staff are attentive regardless of how busy...."
Damien Kingham
"Very good food. Authentic taste. The tofus and broth tasted so fresh. As did the kara-age chicken in the Nagoya don. Prices are very reasonable and..."
Shamim.ramputh
"We came without reservation and the restaursnt was full so we were on waiting list! They call us back after 5 mins! The ramen tasted really..."
Selene Nguyen 🌸
"Best Japanese on the North Shore. Outstanding Ramen and it is really reasonably priced.... Large portions also. Always a favourite and it never..."
Selina Y
"We go to there regularly. Most of the time we were happy with most of the food. Only the Karaage Chicken was too greasy otherwise it would be 5/5 for..."
Bright One
"This is a frequently visited restaurant for our whole family. We have never sent a meal back in well over five years of eating here. The quality is..."
Vicki Corless Brown
"One of the best japanese resto i’ve tried so far, it’s quite raining and craved for a nice bowl of steamy noodles and Ramen Takara satisfies me..."
Jevaky7
"Delicious food and great customer service! wanted to swap out noodles which I couldn't do which was annoying but I ended up getting chicken teriyaki..."
Sophia Miller
"The food is amazing! Amazing service and environment! They try their best to delivery what you want!And the price... Super worth it! I really enjoyed..."
Lima
"Always how to get my mouth watering. Flavours are so good! Love the ramen soup bowls! I’m almost unable to eat the starters of deserts. Defiantly..."
E.louisegibson93
"I’ve been here once before a few years ago and liked the donburi I tried. However, on my most recent visit I was craving ramen and wanted to..."
Raymond Tiong
"If your planning on coming here I definitely recommend booking as it’s super busy and if you don’t you’ll be put on a waiting list! We were..."
Mikayla Plaziuk
"Everything about this place is amazing the food is incredible The kharake chicken is my favourite the atmosphere of the place is very authentic and..."
Aman
"All time favourite spot in Browns Bay. Everyone is always super friendly and the food is always delicious. Vege Tan Tan Ramen is my go to! LOVE..."
Jessica Marson
"Big fan of ramen Takara. It never disappointed me. Tonkotsu ramen is my favour, but today is so hot, I decide to try their summer special🔜cold..."
❤️Irene
"So good here! Enormous portions make the already decent price for the ramen fine. However the pickled vegetables portion wasn't the best and wouldn't..."
Vegan Eats AKL
"Came here on a Saturday afternoon with my sisters and girlfriends. The place is a little small, which actually resembles authentic ramen..."
Oksana Zhang
"Great and prompt service and great food definitely for the price! I had their Tan tan ramen and the soup was amazing, and lots of veges and flavours!..."
Mandarint
"I had #4, Tori Shio Ramen! The chicken in ramen was something a little different because usually, I'd get chāshū ramen. It was a good different..."
Alexandra De Guzman
"Having been to the ponsonby one as well I must say this one is much busier without having to compete with a strip of other restaurants on ponsonby..."
Lucyeatsakld
"Food is too notch. Went several times and the food is always excellent and will never disappoint you. Definitely one of the best ramen I have ever..."
F00dL0v3r
"Came here with my best friend after a recommendation from someone and the food was absolutely worth it. Their fried chicken was by far the highlight..."
Tinos.adventure
"Ordered:Spicy black sesame tan tan ramen Chashu shyoyu ramenChikuzenni$40 Never disappoints and ALWAYS leave with a..."
Jsun819
"Ended up swapping with one of my friends' dish, think they were #9, 12 and 13 in the menu. But very good food in a nice clean environment and..."
Chris Wang
"Came here pretty often for regular ramen cravings, not my favourite but it does come with variety to choose from. On recent visit we ordered shoyu..."
Blackpearl
"Love traditional ramen flavours that Ramen Tamara delivers. They have the most authentic Japanese flavours you will find! Great sake and Japanese..."
Jayde Cunliffe
"Found this hidden gem on Zomato. Didn't realise how busy this place would be! And we got there quite early too -like just after 5.30pm for dinner and..."
Queena
"Ramen, ramen and ramen - that alone is enough to draw me in. A nice cozy restaurant with a lot of options on their menu (ok, so not just ramen). I..."
Samantha Leon
"Ramen, Ramen and Ramen. This one is good enough to draw me from nearby Harbour Bridge to drive up to Browns Bay.Despite being far away from the..."
AA
"Ramen Takara is always busy and there is no wonder why. The food comes out quickly and each bowl of ramen is always perfectly balanced, hot and..."
Debbie McMillan
"Really good vibe, ambience & locale, especially on a sunny day. Amazing and friendly staff, very clean & well maintained premises. For someone not..."
ChefZ
"Weather was terrible. 'Twas straight up pouring. After our meal, on the journey back to our vehicle parked close by, there were some..."
Justin Bieber
"Fantastic ramen. The very best in town. Great selection of amazing broth choices. Delicious noodles. Good range of supporting dishes. Super friendly..."
Eatfoodnomnom
"This place had people waiting outside before it was even open at 11:30 this morning. The flavours of the Ramen, bukchoy, pork and bamboo balanced..."
Anna
"Delicious food (especially the seafood ramen and fried chicken), huge portions (good luck finishing), and my only complaint is that it's so popular..."
Jess
"Personal opinion: ask for 'less salty' when you order your ramen, then you will experience one of the finest Japanese ramen in Auckland. Must-go...."
Jhk
"Cozy little spot in Browns Bay, Walk in, take a seat and you will feel somewhere lost in Japan. Nice and comprehensive menu for ramen lovers. You..."
Angel Deng Yun
"Role Number OneIf you wanna tell if a Japanese restaurant is legit or not, try their Tonkotsu Ramen. It just takes so much effort to..."
Ricky Chung
"Dined here for the first time (tried the ponsonby one before). This place was super pack for Saturday lunch! We managed to score a table and ordered..."
Nathalie
"Craving for Japanese food? Takara is the place to be! This place serve one of the best ramen I have ever tasted. There are so many flavours to choose..."
Jilly
"Came here around 12 for lunch and they were so busy! We ended up with outdoor seating which was fine as they had shading. Had the beef tataki and..."
Bella Qian
"One of my go to places for ramen. Has all the traditional ramen options as well as a few others. Everything I've tried here have been done..."
Karen
"Yuuum! Good to grab food any day. They have tasty selections of their ramen and you could never go wrong. This resto is always packed and so it makes..."
Claudine Anne Tan
"I enjoyed the food here, decent portion sizes and quick and efficient service. I highly recommend the Sweet and Sour Omelette, it sounds weird but..."
Haden
"This is my favourite place for ramen! Ive been here a few times. I recommend the tom yum ramen which has a tomato base soup, which might sound weird..."
Jessica
"I came with my family to Ramen Takara while I was craving some japanese food. We ordered the Yakisoba, the Tonkotsu ramen and the Kaisen ramen. The..."
Grace Huang
"Yeah definitely a good place ... quality food at affordable prices. .... have been there a few times and have had good service .... wait time to get..."
Vik Singh
"Great food. Excellent salmon salad, karaage chicken and santon ramen. The place can be hard to get into but worth the effort. Nice outdoor seating in..."
Mark Greene
"A family fave especially on a cold and wet night.Have recently tried the Santon Ramen.It was yummmmm. I just don't..."
JaimeC
"This place is a must if you are in the area. Loads of choices and they are always willing to accommodate with meat swaps or adding additional. There..."
Alana Geach
"Quiet good dishes especially the ramen. The noodles are soft and with tasty soup. The pork Spring rolls are fare. The fried chicken are good. It is..."
Oliver.H
"Came here with my s/o for a dinner date and noticed the restaurant was quite busy. Service was good. The atmosphere is super cute and authentic and..."
Jazmin Lee
"Looking for authentic Japanese ramen ? Ramen takara will satisfy your pallet to the fullest. Hidden away in this quiet corner of Browns bay..."
Jonathan Bangera
"Winter comfort food at its best. The vegetarian noodles are spectacular -just as good, if not as flavorful as the meat broth ramen. Huge bowls of..."
Hungusmcfatty
"Someone told me this is one of the best place to eat Japanese ramen in northshore and I couldn't agree more! Their portions are quite generous. We..."
Sabrina Chae
"highly recommend the renkon chips and pork gyoza. The wait staff are very friendly as well as efficient. An amazing mid week lunch. The place seemed..."
Jyothi Madanlal Chhabria
"My partner and I came here for dinner on Friday night and it was packed, I would recommend booking. We ordered the karaage chicken (favourite dish),..."
Foodathon
"We eat here often for years. Brought many friends to this place too. It never disappoints. My nieces, my parents, my fussy vegan friends all have..."
Mike Wazowsky
"Last night, I ventured out to Brown’s Bay, Auckland and discovered a popular local gem: Ramen Takara. Even on a cold winter night, the Japanese..."
Sophia
"Love noodles!! Our family just love visiting Ramen Takara, down to earth attitude, friendly and the food is of course delicious! Hand-made noodles is..."
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"Takara has been the talk of my circle of friends for a long time now and as someone who loves Japanese cuisine, I was also keen to try it out. It was..."
Essenity
"Listed as one of Metro's top 10 Cheap eats for last few years it's easy to see why this place is doing so well! It's a great spot for locals or..."
HJ
"Food is f*ckn fabulous :) very fresh and tasty.. awesome atmosphere and fantastic staff service. Waiting time and prices are quite reasonable. Plus..."
The Anti-Man
"A busy little place so make sure you book. The service was efficient and the turnover was quick. The food is authentic, with traditional soups and..."
Eden Wood
"The ramen base is really flavourful and you could taste the meat in it. The ramen is well made and it's perfect for slurping. The gyoza is also..."
Emma Patricia Katili
"Great atmosphere and food. Tantan ramen is super duper yum along with their share plates, karage chicken and beef dishes are tops! Staff always super..."
Nick Chiew
"This place is great. When we arrived at 6:30 on a Saturday there was a 15min wait which we had expected as we had heard it can be busy. The..."
Chloe Davy
"Normally I had ramen in their ponsonby restaurant and that was my first time to have dinner in this one. Yummy ramen & Japanese style fried..."
Flora
"Brilliant brilliant brilliant!!! Have been at least 10 times now and have had a great meal each time. Have probably tasted most things on the menu...."
Raspberry Beret
"Great place for Ramen bowls of hot deliciousness, always busy, staff great, kids meals good too for the wee sprouts! Wasn't so keen on the sweet..."
Kennyg
"Food ordered:Yakisoba (Stir Fried Noodles w/ Pork Belly, Cabbage, Onion, Mayo & Bonito Flakes)Sweet Chili PrawnsPork..."
A Tale Of Two Tummies
"Nice place, really good service! Tried the tonkotsu ramen and the kotteri shio ramen. Tonkotsu ramen broth was alright, flavour tasted a bit too..."
Emily Ng
"Hand pulled fresh noodles in tasty and spicy soup, huge bowl with fresh veggies and delicious vegetarian options! Come to this place if you want to..."
Cathy Bower
"■ Great food■ Good service■ Very busyMy first time here and I just had to try it after so hearing so many great stuff..."
FoodieOodie95
"My favourite option for take out. Never had a bad meal from here, staff are super friendly and welcoming. I would recommend the Karaage Chicken and..."
RacMac
"Having walked past the restaurant many times today was the day that we actually went in and had a meal (sister in laws review from last night also..."
Warren
"I visited Ramen Takara 2 weeks ago after hearing rave reviews from friends! This place was conveniently located in the browns Bay town area, and..."
Andrea
"We went to takara for Dinna with kids in tow.Service was great and the food is awesome!I am very keen to try other ramen.We..."
Max
"This place has become one of my favourite places. The food is all delicious, I had the yakisoba and it was by far the best noodle dish I've ever had...."
Steven M
"I love this place. Been for the first time last month and I was impressed with their range of noodles. They also serve proper dinner. Service is..."
Toru Tres
"Great service and awesome food. Had sharing platters between 6 of us. Ate here on a Sunday night and unfortunately were told we had to leave at 8 due..."
Dale
"tasty ramen, quick and cheap food! I had No.7 ramen this time. Love the soup! Always choose straight noodle, but curl noodle is fine as well. Will..."
Gloria
"This resturant is the closest you can get to traditional Ramen you get in Japan ! Love the service as well, there is this one Japanese girl who is so..."
Mana Katsukawa Otimi
"Been here couple times and still impressed by their foods!! The ramen noodle just perfect so does the base soup! I always go with different types of..."
Leony Angela
"This place is so tasty on so many levels. The staff for one are always awesome! The food is great too. I have been to Japan and I think their food is..."
Anna Daley
"This is a delicious ramen (but also lots of other great food) spot which we love. It looks great, if a little squished, and the decor is nice. The..."
Kelsy Fletcher
"Best ramen in the city with awesome view of course!! Karaage chicken meal for kids is amazing! Salmon salads ramen great touch with refresh wasabi!..."
Wendy Zhou
"We went here tonight after looking at reviews on Zomato. I thoroughly enjoyed the meal, which was very tasty and very filling. I had never had Ramen..."
Juanine
"Came here after Japan won the rugby- this place was brimming with happiness. Heaps of vegetarian options. Was so happy to have vegetarian gyoza- as..."
A
"Had the Tan-Tan Ramen here last night, just as good as I remembered it being! Menu seemed to have been redesigned really tastefully since my last..."
Scott Kennedy
"As a ramen lover and after travelling through Japan and tasted close to a hundred different bowls of ramen, I would say Takara simply serve the most..."
Antonwijanarko
"We finally went there for the first time today,they just got the Metro cheap eats top 10.The service was impressive.It was a pleasant..."
Elsie Lee
"Bets ramen I've ever had, tastes authentic and I love how you can customize your dish to add or take away toppings. The karage chicken is in my..."
Cat
"Went to dinner at Ramen Takara tonight and we were all really impressed! The food was really flavourful and fresh and every thing was delicious! For..."
Maddie
"Ok so you may think hmm noodle soup. How lame, I feel like something filling. Well this place has got you covered. Handmade ramen noodles, char shu..."
Vincent Warner
"A few years ago a small Japanese Ramen restaurant opened up in Browns Bay - this place looks more like a bar than your typical Japanese restaurant...."
UltimateOmNoms
"Heard about this place from friends. They did not disappoint w their Ramens. I really liked their spicy and pork ramen and I like how you have the..."
Musings Of A Foodie
"I revisited Ramen Takara after a disappointing experience a couple of years back. I was blown away by the food and service, definitely much better..."
Kat M
"First timer yesterday with my wife. Place was great. We had Ramen and appetisers, perfect for the cold weather. Place was clean and staff..."
Eric Mendez
"Always come here for Japanese ramen, because you always have that day where you just crave ramen, and Takara is where you go. I've practically tried..."
Stephanie J
"Been to this place twice already for their Ramen! Great flavours and perfect for cold weather. The staff are excellent and very friendly and helpful...."
Seth Blissworth Baguion
"Went here last night with my partner and the first thing you feel when you walk inside is welcome. The entire staff welcome you in and we got a seat..."
Dexter Henderson
"The food was pretty good so far the best Japanese restaurant I've been to. I liked the atmosphere it was very clean and lovely. The staff were the..."
Rose
"Yum yum yum!! the katsu chicken has to be the best! But a very enjoyable experience, friendly staff and yummy food:) ..."
Michala
"Love the ramen here. It's hard to find a nice ramen place, but this is one of them!Great friendly and quick service. Nice presentation of..."
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"This was my second visit and I had the tan tan ramen and chicken karaage. The ramen was great and the chicken karaage was delicious! It had a crisp..."
Coogie
"It is a nice place, really friendly staff with a nice atmosphere. Came upon this place by chance with a friend for dinner after work, and did..."
Romana Petrie
"Had ramen, simmered vege and deep fried chicken. Love all of them. Also had the best sake ever. Will definitely recommend to friends and come..."
Saralee
"This place is one of two places that have become a staple hangout. Ever since I celebrated a birthday a few years ago at this place, it has been an..."
Asad Naseem
"Lunch was amazing!!!!! Quick and delicious for under $20 you can't bet it. I had edamame and a teriyaki chicken don, portions that fills you up. Will..."
Jeremy Newson-Brown
"Closest thing NZ has to the thick delicious ramen you find down back alleys in Tokyo. Would give a rating of 5 if the pork/chicken on offer was free..."
Danielle Pollock
"We were introduced to Ramen Takara by a friend, so we came with high expectations. It didn't disappoint! I ordered the Tonkontsu ramen, and I just..."
Charlotte
"Best ramen in Auckland. The friend I went with was just back from Japan and mentioned how authentic it was. The staff were so friendly and the..."
Tash
"This is, with out a doubt, my favourite dining out restaurant on the shore!An amazing, inviting and friendly atmosphere with fantastic..."
Jack Crichton
"Wow, hands down the best service we've had in a very long time, staff were so friendly and attentive, even with a full restaurant, meals were quick..."
Tanz Churchill-Pipson
"This is currently the go-to place for me and my wife when we're hungering for that hot bowl of ramen on a cold night. We've tried ramen in several..."
Franklin Liu
"Amazing food and service! The ramen is authentic, delicious, big size and the prices are just ridiculously low for the food and service they offer!..."
Cristina
"Best ramen in Auckland. Scrumptious authentic food and great service! Reminds me of some amazing ramen places in Japan. If you want a real taste of..."
Andrei Marfievici
"Situated at the South end of Browns Bay, Ramen Tamara is an authentic Japanese restaurant, which stands out for its quality of service and..."
Frazer Noble
"In my search for the best Ramen in Auckland I asked the experts...The Japanese :)And guess what most of them said?..."
Noms Burger
"I have been going to Takara ever since they opened years ago. I must have been a lot younger and used to go with my parents. I remember slurping on..."
WeiTing Ashley Shyu
"As a fan of Japanese food I wasn't too sure what to expect from Ramen Takara. Is this another one of those restaurants that has a predictable menu..."
Johann*
"Great varieties of Japanese food from Japanese tapas, ramen, rice dishes and dessert. Highly recommend the greentea mousse with chocolate pastries...."
Annette Wong
"I didn't even know about this place until my partner brought me here. Walked straight in, was a little noisy due to a large party of girls and as it..."
Mary Underwood
"My favourite lunch and dining venue in Browns Bay. We sit outside due to our dog so seating can be tight at busy times. Sunday lunch is usually ok if..."
BeeQueUU
"We came here to try the ramen burger, and it did not disappoint! The meat patty topped with the ramen 'buns', along with the lotus chips were very..."
Jenny Cao
"Awesome place, awesome food, awesome service. In the heart of browns bay town, right next to the beach. I don't know how I did not know of this place..."
Peifen Chua
"I went last night for dinner with my wife. Service was great. Meal was great. Price was great. We didnt make a booking however they were turning..."
Andre Cressy
"Ramen Takara is our favourite casual Japanese restaurant in Auckland. The staff are always very friendly, the ramen authentic and fried chicken..."
Ben Thornton
"This is my favourite Japanese restaurant by far! I never go a month without eating here or getting takeaway. We took our friends here last weekend..."
Jaimee Wilson
"This is our favourite ramen restaurant in Auckland, recommended to us by Japanese friends, and we visit a couple of times a month to assuage our..."
Eleanor Goldsmith
"Went to Takara with a hankering for authentic ramen after visiting Japan last month.We went as a large group on a Saturday night. The..."
Tamsyn
"My husband and I go here on a regular basis for a good authentic meals and great Ramen. Having been spoilt all my life with fantastic meals from my..."
Scottandjan
"TAKARA is the place for a deliciously authentic and reasonable Japanese ramen in Auckland!Ramen: Tasty, home-madeMenu: Lots of variety..."
Jade Lim
"We love this small restaurant which to us offers a different slant on Japanese food with the Ramen noodle dishes.It is BYOW and the food is..."
Rod Carr
"Delicious ramen, just like the ones in Japan. Reasonably priced, nice sunny north facing location. Staff were friendly, good service. Will definitely..."
Olivia Clements
"I'm pretty sure that this is the best ramen outside the CBD area of Auckland and I've visited on several occasions. The restaurant is fitted out to..."
Regan
"Our family eat at Takara about once a month. The service is excellent, the ramen is made on the premises, and the food is beautiful. I have fallen in..."
Jane Sutherland
"So the word on the street is this is the BEST ramen joint in Auckland!! I was surprised to find they do the Tonkotsu ramen in a spicy based soup......"
Anwi
"Best ramen place I've been to in Auckland. The food was delicious and the staff are ultra friendly. They managed to move tables around to suit the..."
Grant Stone
"Hi Ramen Takara,Yummy, yummy, delicious, wonderful dishes I loves. I visited every Ramen restaurants in Auckland so I voted the best ever..."
Mark Weber
"I love TAKARA. Ramen,chiken,dumplings are amazing! People here are nice and kind. My favorite is Kaisen..."
Mskr
"This is the BEST ramen place in Auckland! Home made noodle is sooo yummy. There are options to choose from thick and thin noodles, and lots of soup..."
Pkwaiariki
"Ever since my first bowl, it doesn't matter what I say, no matter what I do, every little thing reminds me of you~ and it gets harder everyday, I..."
Vincent Djojo
"After eating at alot of ramen shops all around Auckland, i think this is the best one, this is a real Japanese ramen shop, not a Japanese named shop..."
Shane
"Great food the Ramen are to die for.Reasonable prices.Staff always friendlyLove the home made noodles..."
Tim
"The food is always great and people here are friendly! Its just that food portion is enough for me. Overall great place to have nice jap..."
KAR
"Wonderfully authentic Japanese food with generous portions and a great price. Tasted just as good the next day for lunch. We'll definately be back..."
Andrew Ross
"For an authentic bowl of Japanese Ramen, look no further than Ramen Takara.Ramen Takara has excellent service, the ramen is made on the..."
Auckland Food Tours
"What I love the most about Ramen Takara is the noodles itself; especially the curly type. Springy, chewy, homemade and cooked perfectly! I think it's..."
YellowBlankets
"Having lived in Japan for a couple of years I am always on the look out for great authentic Japanese cuisine. Now I've found some of the best in..."
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21 Days
82/100 (900 ratings)
Restaurants
European
Bar
Steakhouse
New Zealand
Vegetarian Friendly
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Salad
Fish
"Always great food and service. Best coffees every time...."
R Ph
"the food is always..."
Dawid Fouche
"Called in for a quick brunch... beachside...both ordered the smashed avo wth poached eggs on wholegrain bread.... Delicious!! hit the spot very..."
Bubbsie Jones
"Nice fillet. But size is smaller then my appretize. I didn’t order other. Next time I will try different steak...."
Jonathan So
"This place serves the BEST onion rings in Auckland. We are a fan of their onion rings. So good! We love their chicken tacos . A good thing about this..."
Nashi Dasgupta
"The food was beautiful, in particular the chicken roulade which was a gorgeous winter warmer of a meal. However caught the servers eyeballing us..."
Kaitlyn Tyler
"My favourite steak restaurant in Auckland!!! Never disappointed by the quality of the food, the environment is comfy, relaxing and classy. Highly..."
Juan Wu
"I have been to 21 Days many times with different friends. All my friends like the Food there and the shared aged steak is our “Must-Order”,which..."
Yaowen Hu
"Best steak I’ve ever had ! Love it! Nice and decent place for a good evening with friends! Great service as well. Really enjoyed it! Will be back..."
Lina Hsu
"I walked passed this restaurant several times but never go inside and give a try. Yesterday, my friend recommend me this place and their quality of..."
Flora
"Visited 21 days for a birthday lunch. Initially we were given the brunch menu, which was ok but we wanted a bit more. Asked to see the lunch..."
Sandi
"When I want a steak and I want it done right there are very few offerings on the north shore. The guys here know their stuff. Grain fed beef with..."
Phil Morton
"I really love their foods and service! The aging meats are seriously tasty. The location is perfect. Staffs were friendly and well-taken care of us...."
Pukeko
"2 courses lunch just $35, steak was amazing.Fresh bluff oysters only $32 per dozen.Browns Bay beach views so wonderful and friendly..."
Daniel Chi
"Wonderful Slow Cook Taupo Beef Rib, we three people shared it. Fresh Bluff Oyster also fantastic.Nice service, nice atmosphere, definitely..."
Luqiiiiiih
"One of best Steak Restaurants in Auckland.21 Days is named after the process of aging beef.Chef Bob never make you disappointed..."
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Buon Venuti
81/100 (459 ratings)
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Pizza
European
Italian
Dinner
"Came here on a Saturday night, busy little place and we got takeaway, friendly staff and great food, dining in is a little more expensive compared to..."
Hannah__b
"Stopped here a few weeks ago for dinner and absolutely loved it! The staff here are beyond lovely, very attentive and helpful, even going as far as..."
Courtenay
"FANTASTICO!!! Bravo!High: The most SUBLIME PIZZA!!Low: no booth seating anymore : ( Dog friendly: outside tables..."
Me And My Darlings
"I often don’t leave reviews but this restaurant I felt like I needed to voice how much of a great experience I had, the waiter was very friendly/..."
Amy
"Authentic little Italian restaurant perfect for a family dinner after a day at the beach.Service: 7/10When we walked inside there was..."
Grace Huang
"Such an incredible little gem.It's always pretty quiet but the food is amazing. I solidly recommend it, it's got a cute little vibe, great for a..."
Romana Petrie
"Very polite and welcoming staff (both the waiter and the chef) and amazing food. Quiet and cozy place. The lasagna is worth trying. Everything..."
Lenise Leal
"We had a lovely meal, blue cheese gnocchi was great, so was the special veg cannelloni. Also had another pasta dish from their special black board..."
Msmooo
"I have been in this restaurant few times and every time I had great service and foods are mouth watering delicious all dishes and pizza are so good..."
Sharifulkhan9
"We came here last night for my dads birthday dinner. The food was great and service was excellent. Our table ordered funghi pizza, the venison..."
Britti A
"Heard that there were new owners and thought I'd better give it a try.  The service was very friendly, menu extensive, and the pizza was one of the..."
Raspberry Beret
"I have been so many time to this restaurant. it's the typical Italian restaurant, ran and managed by a family. it's his point of strength. it's like..."
Margherita Cavani
"Always enjoyed the food here, authentic Italian food. Sometimes the service can be a bit slow when busy, but we normally go early so usually have..."
Chris Snyders
"Absolutely loved the food and our visit here tonight. The staff we really lovely, beautiful atmosphere and WOW the food is amazing! We will..."
Mmilesnz
"It's my son's favourite Italian restaurant- what can I say? The food is yummy, servings are generous and the crew are..."
JaimeC
"love this place, been here many times. i do admit the service and food arrival time can range from poor to excellent depending on the night but it..."
LH
"My partner and I have dined here a few times now , as well as getting takeaway meals from time to time. We have both enjoyed the meals immensely ,..."
Nigel Yorke
"Love this place, has great food, great atmosphere food always tastes great! My favourite is the Galliano chicken recommend it highly! If your looking..."
Samantha Grace
"I'm not a food expert by any means but every time I go there I love it. It's a quite little place where you can have fun.I won't mess around and say..."
Jason Gibbons
"Buon Venuti is a small family run restaurant in Browns Bay. It is home cooked style food, like you'd get in Italy. The atmosphere is very..."
Rob Rogers
"Been going here for many, many years- never had anything but a great meal, the homemade pasta, the creamy sauces, the flavours! There's a reason we..."
Denise
"Oh yes. Really good authentic Italian, at a great price! The staff are fantastic, I believe it's family run but I may be mistaken. Hidden away, we..."
Erin Hall
"This is one of our regulars, cheap and cheerful authentic Italian food. New owners but just as good as previously. Recommended for a value meal with..."
Fraser Collins
"it's a small place in Browns Bay not on the main street but the food it's great. It is for sure a taste of Italy and it is done pretty much the way..."
Daiana Cordoba
"Delicious authentic Italian food served in a lovely atmosphere! The pizzas here are great and in the same style that you would get them in Italy. We..."
Mmmfood
"Authentic Italian, reminds me of the restaurants we ate at in Italy. Delicious food! Nice range on the menu too. Ambient atmosphere, friendly staff,..."
Olivia Clements
"Delicimo! After a simple google of restaurants in Browns Bay, we decided to head along to Buon Venuti - we were not disappointed. The welcome and..."
Catherine Carran
"We have been going to Bueon Venuti for years. Gina and Maria are excellent cooks, The food is always great. 10/10 Laura the waitress is great too...."
Glenys Newby
"In one word - YUMMY! I loved the Italian atmosphere and music! It took me back to Italy! The steak was perfect! And the home-made tirimisu was..."
Princess Hadeel
"It was great to return to Buon Venuti, and just as great to find things hadn't changed. Still the "real deal" - true Italian food with a..."
PhilBee
"Good and hearty Italian dishes, all true to Italian style, just like the true blue Italian proprietor of this fine restaurant.If you are..."
Chris
"Buon Venuti is a great little restaurant. It’s a high quality suburban Italian family business which maintains consistent food quality, a great..."
John Marks
"Amazing soul good at really reasonable prices! Best pasta we have ever had, definitely favourite restaurant ever.The pizza bread and..."
Nicole
The Coffee Club, Browns Bay
78/100 (86 ratings)
Quick Bites
Cafe
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch
Breakfast
Lunch
"Come here quite often. It’s one of my favourite cafe. Most of time come with my friends, all of them will recommend this lovely place. Enjoy..."
Jane
"The location is absolutely perfect just at the main centre of Browns Bay near the beach. Coffee Club is always a life saviour for food any part of..."
Nashi Dasgupta
"Great ambience. Very clean & very good service. They were quite busy when we went there for lunch but the food came out promptly and the portion is..."
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"This coffee club has great appearance from the street. The staff are always super friendly, attentive and quick with service and cleanup. Mainly have..."
Sharon
"Buy one, get one free lunch.....!What an awesome lunch we had today, I would not normally eat at this sort of cafe, but the deal got me..."
Matt
"We had excellent service by the Cafe Owner/Manageress, along with great Coffee in a nice modern setting at this Coffee Club.  Browns Bay Beach has a..."
S B
"A lovely place to come for coffee and cake and go for a walk on the beach or to the next bay.  They offer the regular cafe food, and cooked..."
Coffee4two
"Great spot for a coffee meeting. Staff were really friendly and could see we were having a meeting and made sure not to interrupt. Coffee was great!..."
Scott Kennedy
"We have been long time fans of the breakfasts & lunches at the Coffee Club/Constellation Drive, so yesterday we decided to try out the new Browns Bay..."
Lochbuie
Asian Wok
86/100 (1014 ratings)
Restaurants
Vegetarian Friendly
Asian
Chinese
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch
Dinner
Brunch
Dumplings
"Food:(4.5/5)All dishes were super tasty except the beef tripe and the chicken feet were not tender enough.Service:(10/5)Service was..."
LilianMonaghan
"A 40 minute venture to the otherside of Auckland, well worth it.Love finding new places to yumcha, and this place did not disappoint. So..."
SS
"Warm welcoming, good service and delicious..."
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"I went to a lot of yum char places in the past. The standard of the dishes here are really high. Service is also pretty decent. Owner is nice and..."
Wilson Shum
"Asian Wok used to be my family's go-to dine in but we've not come in for a long time (partly due to long wait times) so I got takeaway from here for..."
Achini Samarasekara
"Went here for yumcha and was pleasantly surprised. Great authentic dim sums served quickly. We were seated and food was served almost immediately...."
Grace
"Absolutely love the food here, it's my go to for yamcha. Very hygienic and spacious. Also the service is great. Browns Bay beach is nearby so it's..."
Thompson
"Some food is good. Highly recommend the pan-fried turnip cake & egg tarts. Unlike other yum cha restaurants, which used a lot of rice flour..."
Jun Li
"The dim sum here is consistent and pleasant. It’s about a 1-2 minute’s walk from the beach, perfect for any post-food strolls haha! Asian Wok is..."
Ellie
"One of the best yum cha place in Auckland! I truly love their custard bun and beef strips, which are dencently cooked and presented. The chicken feet..."
Jinjing Fang
"Probably the best service for yumcha you can get in Auckland. The egg tarts are so good although the pastry isn't as flakey as you'd normally expect...."
J Eats
"Wonderful and polite service and generous portions for all food ordered compared to other similar priced Chinese restaurants. No allocated parking..."
Coffee Macarons
"My favourite restaurant in the shore for yumchar, available for both lunch and dinner. Other restaurants usually only have yumchar service for lunch...."
Selene Nguyen 🌸
"This rating is for their yumcha lunch on 03-Jan-2019. We lost count on the number of dishes we tried here. Two dishes stood out for us - the original..."
Nutaboutfood
"Decent dim sum, most of the dishes we ordered were hot, fresh and delicious. Service was nothing to complain about. Perfectly decent place for a..."
Emma
"Came here with my family to try their yum cha today. The customer service was good and friendly. The staff were attentive, promptly refilling the tea..."
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"Tried the “yamcha” here on a busy weekend. The food here was Okay but the services were really great despite how hectic it was. The staff members..."
Cheryl 🍒
"Been coming here for a number of years for both yumcha lunch and dinner. We always feel well looked after and welcomed each time, although it can be..."
Vivian C
"Love their food! Really do enjoy a bit of yumcha and lovely fried rice there! My favourite are the dumplings as they are fab xxx Great place to enjoy..."
Chillxx
"Asian wok is a family friendly Chinese restaurant where we visited for yumcha on this particular occasion. We arrived quite late (past lunch rush..."
Jenny Da
"Haven't been here in 6 years (due to allergies not allowing me to eat the food). Awesome to see they now cater to my gluten allergy and the staff are..."
Darcy Cullen
"Their spicy fish pot (shui zhu yu) is the best I’ve had in Auckland! The fish is cooked beautifully to the point it literally melts in your mouth...."
Angela
"Perfect service. Friendly people and delicious food what more can you ask for. Was soo fulling. Had to take some of the food home it was soo fulling...."
Kali Patterson-Trubuhovich
"I LOVE Asian Wok, they probably have the best yumcha in Auckland. Not only are they consistent in the quality of yumcha items that they deliver, but..."
Annie Ren
"We went at 10:30am for a Saturday yum cha session. Overall, we had a good time and appreciated their friendly service. When we left at 11:45, it was..."
Raymond Tiong
"The food here is cheap and worth the price. The delightful platters here for yumcha include the fried squid and pork buns. I ordered one of my..."
Anriena Zen
"Must do the crispy duck. Yum cha lunches are also great. Please remember this place is always busy so had better book. Not to be missed for..."
Sandra Schmidt
"We came here pretty often for yumcha or shared dinner with family. Their dishes are yum, quick and no hassle. Service can be on and off sometimes..."
Blackpearl
"Should have taken photos for you since we ordered such a variety, but the phone was running low on juice. I’ll make up for it by putting some..."
TKL
"One of my favourite Chinese restaurant in North shore and never disappoints me, the owner expanded shop and you don't have to wait line outside and I..."
Chang Gyu Yoo
"we went to Asian Wok, 3x last month. we've tried their dim sum and I've tried their rice dishes as well. We should go back for their..."
Vincent Benedict Castro
"Been here for dinner a few times, the food is amazing! Staff are friendly and the service is ok. The lighting is always a little bright but if you..."
Bridgette
"I love this place! I always end up coming back here and struggle to try other Asian food places. The food is always amazing and very reasonably..."
Bec
"The Kung pao chicken is one of the best in Auckland..a great family restaurant, with hospitable staff and very good quantities..we seem to keep going..."
Zen Shahiwala
"I come here often with my family and friends. I enjoy most of the food and there is quite a selection. I don't go for the yum cha I just go for the..."
Grace Huang
"My go to place for lunch time takeaway pad thai. Being $14 for the prawn and chicken pad thai, the price is on the steeper end for a lunch dine..."
Beardie
"Yummy food and friendly staff, can get very busy, but they also do take aways! Not too expensive and very fast service :) would recommend to friends..."
Daly
"Good value, and best of all they do Yum Cha dinner unlike others who are lunch only. However only half the menu at night, but lots of choice. order..."
Steve Hall
"Love love Asian wok! Everything I've had I've loved! Dumplings, cumin spicy pork, fried rice noodles with beef amazing ! Amazing service. ..."
Amanda Honey
"First time here and yum char is good. Service is surprisingly friendly (usually yum char place is so busy, we often get the I can't be bothered..."
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"A group of friends and I headed here for a night out and I was very pleasantly surprised! I was a bit put off by the decor, it has a bit of a dingy..."
Kat. Jordan
"Came here with a big group of people last night. The food as you'd expect in a Chinese restaurant was very varied. We had the whole range of meats..."
Josh Law
"Love coming here, will miss it when I leave :( the Thai crispy pork is wonderfully spicy (hot) w delicious Bok choy! Highly recommended - had pad..."
Al
"This place is wonderful. My family are regulars here and I always take my extended family whenever they come over. We normally go for a Yumcha lunch..."
Cee
"Best Asian place in town! The crispy pork is so addictive, im yet to have a dish there i dont like. The service is great too always smiling and..."
Kirk Delamore
"We are regulars here. The food is tasty and the meals cheap. The manager recognises us as regulars and is always friendly. You would not book a table..."
MarciJ
"My family and I are weekly regulars here. The staff all know us now but they have always been very friendly and welcoming. We order a variety of..."
Charlotte
"Very good if you are wanting a cheap takeaway or meal however you definitely wouldn't go here for the decor or atmosphere. Top picks: pad Thai, sweet..."
Alana Geach
"Did a deal here where 13 of us paid $30 and they brought out 12 different dishes. I really enjoyed it got to have a bit of everything. Really enjoyed..."
Lucy Doran
"This is a nice and quite place, close to community library close to the heart of Browns Bay. Nice service in English, Cantonese and Mandarin, and a..."
Suyuan Liu
"Used to eat here alot for lunch.. awesome service and friendly team. Food is what you would expect. Yum cha food is above average and reasonably..."
Brooke Wykes
"Have been there once. Had to wait for nearly 40 minutes to be seated for which I was prepared as we did not have a reservation and knew there would..."
Keith Bang
"My favourites here are lemon chicken, sweet and sour pork, dim sum, and the char kway teow. The dim sum that I recommended are the hakau, shiew may,..."
Katharina Wulandari
"Had lunch here last week, good variety of quality authentic dishes and good service. Prices are..."
Debbie Goldsmith
"Have been there many many times for yum char and dinner. Both are super! Yum char tastes great and reasonably priced! Recommend their spicy sichuan..."
Hedy Huang
"As a Chinese New Zealander growing up in an English speaking country I am often put off going to Chinese restaurants in the horrid fear they would..."
@KeraBearEats
"First visit there tonight, delicious dinner. Was recommended the 1/2 Peking duck which was soooo tasty. We also ordered off the yum cha also..."
Olivia Clements
"This restaurant is a favourite for us. We have been going there for years. We enjoy the relaxed family atmosphere and quick and friendly..."
Liz Burden
"Asian wok is one of the best restaurant in Auckland. They are growing up every year and now they are doing very nice Yum cha!!! Love it!!!! Good to..."
North
"Good food always. Never had a bad meal only problem ever has been wait times as its got more..."
Mitch S
"Authentic Asian food from friendly people at a very reasonable..."
Felix
"Went with a group of 8 in March 2012. Restaurant was busy for a week night. Food and service were good value for..."
S Yeats
"Lovely little place for the authentic Asian experience! Good value, with a lot to choose from and a chef willing to make it to..."
Jules Gardener
"I love Asian wok, my partner and I eat here at least once a week, I'm so addicted to their pad thai that I was craving it while I was actually IN..."
Liana Gardner
"My boyfriend and I come to this place quite often since its close to home and the food is so good!! We love the prawn..."
KAR
"This has become our favourite restaurant. Great food, great service and great value for money. The staff are always smiling,always remember regular..."
Steve Braddock
"We are never disappointed with the tasty food or the friendly staff at this local eateryGenerous portions and they even remember what we ordered..."
Grahame And Hilary
"Really great is a regular of ours English isn't the first language of most of the staff but I think it makes it more authentic friendly enough food..."
Chelsea Bowes
White Flower Cafe
77/100 (280 ratings)
Restaurants
New Zealand
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Cafe
Vegetarian Friendly
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Brunch
Lunch
"A delightful place to visit. Friendly efficient service and food is hot and very edible! Great to see so many Gluten free options at good prices. No..."
Terry Trail
"Such a lovely little cafe, one of my little faves. I really love this cafe, the food is lovely and the staff are always smiling and happy to be..."
Romana Petrie
"We went to the Whiteflower cafe in Browns Bay for brunch the other day. The cafe is fairly spacious, light, airy and welcoming. We both went for..."
Lochbuie
"Great prices, for great portions. Unfortunately, couldn't get a picture of the food as it was eaten in seconds. The service is always really great..."
Amy.Gold
"Delicious pancakes and French toast, with choice of streaky or shoulder bacon. White hot chocolate, yum! Friendly service, a very nice place. Would..."
Zesteeblue
"I ordered the omelette with salmon and was pleasantly surprised at how generous the portions were. The eggs were cooked perfectly, and the additions..."
Jess
"◻Good Coffee◻Unpretentious◻Friendly ServiceOk so let me start by saying this is not a poser coffee shop, it reminded me of..."
Scott
"This is an adorable cafe. The staff are always friendly and the coffee is hot. The cabinet treats are a perfect pick me up - i recommend the yo-yo's..."
Lenka Veza
"I've always liked this cafe, they have toys for the kids and the coffee is always hot. They could change some of the cabinet food though, it's..."
Ruthanne Young
"We stop in for an Eggs Benedict breaky whenever we're close by. Very nice and always well presented. The coffee is hit & miss but we keep going back..."
Erin Hall
"Have been here a few times. Prices and quality of food are very good. Also has a great kids area. Great to pop in when it's raining as it has a..."
Andre Cressy
"Average coffee the three times I have visited but you can't go wrong with their $9.90 corn fritters with smoked salmon or bacon, or the $11.90 eggs..."
Jill
"I almost don't want to write a review - this place is so good, I don't want to share it!We go to White Flower most weekends for brunch. ..."
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Bay Sushi
86/100 (71 ratings)
Restaurants
Japanese
Sushi
"Quite a nice sushi shop. After covid lockdown I’ve been to a few sushi places but most of them are not that fresh. The sushi is very fresh, and the..."
Mo
"I’ve been to many sushi shop and have to say this is the best place so far. Every sushi is well made with proper flavor. Also, there’re nice..."
Sue Su
"Used to buy sushi here for lunch. (You know the feeling of having sushi on the beautiful Browns Bay beach,right? ) My favorite sushi was the sushi..."
Whittling Arts
"The sushi is very yum and it comes with free soy sauce and the price is reasonable but the shop is a little bit too small also, the service is quite..."
Robbin
"The new staff is very nice and it is more tasty than before, the variety has also increased so you have a lot to choose from, a new sushi case has..."
Bridged
"This place renovated and reopened as Brownsbay Sushi just a few days ago! The menu is similar, the new staff are just as friendly, and I have..."
Leadworth
"Food is very good here. Large choice of sushi, including tuna, cooked salmon in sauce. Also you can order bento, very tasty.Staff is really..."
Ledestin
"The sushi is top notch and fresh. I come here often and the asian lady is always friendly. Definitely the best sushi store in Browns Bay! :)..."
Jessica
"Best sushi in the Bays. The food is always fresh and there's lots of variety. The lady who works the till is amazingly friendly and always greets me..."
Briana
"I go here for lunch far too often - it's consistently amazing. Best sushi in Browns Bay and great variety. The fried chicken (on a skewer or in a..."
Jess Esq
"Service here is great and they are really friendly and efficient.. personally love their fireball sushi which is like an aburi salmon nigiri. Food..."
Jessie Tan
"My partner and I come here every Saturday and sometimes during the week. The owner and staff are always very friendly and recognise us when we come..."
Alysha Bower
"Place has the best sushi Price is great value for money spent Food fresh and sensational flavours Staff are friendly and happy I..."
Richard J
"Sushi is my favourite lunch whilst I am out & about during the week and visiting clients. I've tried most of the sushi places on the North Shore..."
Neil Beattie
"Great little sushi bar in Browns Bay. I have tried many sushi places on the North Shore and this is one of the best - pick your own sushi, they will..."
Jessica
"Great Sushi, always fresh and tasty. really good pricing and very polite..."
Jerry
"If it's sushi your after then bay Sushi is the place I have been there numerous times, place is always clean, food is kept so neat, friendly staff...."
Jay
"Bay Sushi is the best Sushi on the North Shore. I regularly go for lunch there.The lady at the counter is so lovely and always friendly...."
Alex
"By far the best sushi in Browns Bay.I cannot come here for lunch often enough.The woman who runs the place is always smiling, cheerful..."
Thipher Banester
Common Ground Eatery
90/100 (447 ratings)
Coffee & Tea
Restaurants
Cafe
Breakfast
"Have driven by a few times and have always wanted to visit because it’s always busy. Last weekend as expected was the same and couldn’t get a..."
HunsBuns
"We ordered the bacon and egg hash, fried chicken waffles, eggs benny and French toast. Great food! Only wished the ice cream didn't melt so quickly..."
Elisa
"Best burger I have ever had! Very friendly staff and relaxing place to eat and..."
Tamzin Dunn
"It is a cafe so the food is a little pricey but the place looks amazing and the service is very good too! The food looks super aesthetic and also..."
Berry
"Fried chicken and waffles: amazing delicious increible! So much chicken was given with the waffles and it was all boneless! It filled me right up. It..."
Marie
"Best white chocolate raspberry muffins in town!! And I don't even like white chocolate!!!Good coffee too,..."
Katrina Heffernan
"I thought this cafe was one of the top cafes I’ve been to. The trinity of food, service and ambience has to be juuuust right for the cafe to be..."
Jonathan Chau
"Love this place! It has such a nice ambience about it. I had creamy mushrooms with an added egg. Apart from the dish being served in a small bowl..."
Blank
"Lovely interior! Popped in here one rainy morning for coffee and it was such a neat little space. I had herbal tea and my friend had a flat white...."
FoodieOodie95
"came here for a Sunday morning brunch and was thoroughly impressed! Coffees were perfectly done, service was friendly, quick and helpful. I got a..."
Sophie Wilton
"Best food and coffee in Browns Bay!!The menu has a wide variety of dishes at various prices. There's something for everyone. food..."
Toby Sharp
"Yummy! Beef Burger so juicy and delicious, iced mocha on point, presentation real good too. Lovely customer service too. All over a great..."
Faith Bowden
"Awesome cafe! Great coffee and service. Every time I'm on the North Shore, I make sure to swing by Common Ground. It has always been consistent, at a..."
Lynda Arcus
"My favourite cafe is Browns Bay, the atmosphere here is great, loud and lively, the service is amazing, and the food is delicious, I had charcoal..."
ATT
"I love the ambiance and the food!  Mango smoothie is quite good. Highly recommend!Service: 5/5Presentation: 5/5Food..."
Kay
"Yummy food and great tasting coffee. Had my two young kids with me and they supplied colouring in pictures and pencils etc. Definitely recommend..."
Dee
"First of all, you have try the chicken waffles when if you’re eating in. Every element in this dish compliments the next and it makes for a great..."
Kaitlyn Tyler
"Best coffee in Browns Bay, best coffee in the Bays. Hands Down. Can't go elsewhere for a coffee in the bays as it just doesn't match. The vibe is..."
Meghan Kerr-Phillips
"Excellent new cafe in Browns Bay. We had an very nice breakfast one morning Eggs Benedict with Bacon and a Common's Full Breakfast. Both were very..."
Liam Buckley
"Came here twice all the way from Bucklands Beach. Food is very well presented and taste really good too. Environment is cozy, highly recommend. Will..."
Mptazzzmp
"Best fried brioche ever! Added crispy bacon and it was so nice and crispy, portion was just right, doesn’t leave you feeling nasty or bloated!..."
Yellow Rabbit
"Lovely cafe nestled in browns bay, the barista is so warmAnd welcoming and knows how to make a good coffee! Black rice porridge is definitely a..."
Ken Te
"Newly opened and time to give it a try. Arranged breakfast with some friends for a cool winters morning.Cafe was pleasantly warmed when we..."
Warren
"Good selection of cabinet food and gluten free options, friendly staff and fast service, do they coffee supreme which i love too. The barista makes..."
Wangda1992
"The food was amazing, the staff were friendly and the food came out in good timing, such a nice modern set up to come and have a brunch. I tried the..."
Jazmin Lee
"I support the superb work that Common Ground team puts into their product and service. Not to mention their awesome facility. Coffee and food is..."
Youngseok Kim
"My new favourite cafe in Browns Bay. Love it! Great food choices, cabinet food looks good too. Friendly staff, nice vibe. A reason to make the trip..."
Debbie Breedt
"Not a regular visitor to the browns bay area, happened upon this place. Everything in the cabinet looked great and very reasonable prices for..."
Fries With That
"Absolutely beautiful!!! Such a lovely atmosphere, friendly staff, quick service and AMAZING food! I had the eggs benedict with salmon and an iced..."
Sarah Usmar
Flavours Of India
86/100 (742 ratings)
Restaurants
Asian
Vegan Options
Indian
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
After-hours
Dinner
Curry
"Best Indian on the shore, amazing curries, love the vegetarian options. Great friendly..."
Msmooo
"Came here for dinner after being recommended by a friend. Food was absolutely amazing. You can taste the quality of ingredients used and the flavours..."
Food?
"Our new go to Indian! It’s a very small restaurant but we will get our takeaway from here. Much more flavour than other Indian restaurants in the..."
Ellis
"Have never been disappointed. Curries and naan always yummy and they are always friendly. Like what Arnold Schwarzenegger would say, I’ll be back!..."
Nrlfth
"We were told that the Butter Chicken was good .. but it wasn't just good, it was fantastic! Had a lovely meal. The service was fantastic too. A..."
Raman Singh
"A first time visit at this restaurant with a group of friends on an evening out. Actually, all the the dishes we tried left a good impression on me...."
Whittling Arts
"A little hidden gem nestled among Browns Bay shops with delectable Indian food that doesn’t disappoint.Service: 8/10When we first..."
Grace Huang
"Best Indian food on the Shore. Thoroughly enjoyed the meal. The entree sampler is a meal in itself. Curries were rich and spicy. Will definitely be..."
Liz Cooke
"Favourite Indian place in browns bay!! Very authentic! The chicken shjarahani is my favourite but all the curries are good! Their mid week special..."
Sophie-fern Wright
"This is our Favourite Indian restaurant, the curries are really good. Well spiced and really flavourful. The staff are very friendly and helpful...."
Msmooo
"Went to flavors of India last week for dinner. Food was yummy, unlike other restaurants who use same curry base for every single curry on the menu,..."
Kranthi Kumar
"I love food ...so my hunt for tasty food never ends, on the other hand Flavours has helped me narrow my search for tasty, delicious authentic Indian..."
Hasini Reddy
"If you are looking for a decent Indian place on the shore, then this is it. Love their curries and their Briyani. Definitely recommended :)..."
Gautham Vasudevan
"We've eaten here several times in the past and thought that it was good value for money.Decided to have some curry last night - wasn't..."
JaimeC
"I have dined here a number of times, and although the ambiance may not be 5 stars, this should hardly be expected of a takeaway. The service has..."
Luke N
"This is our fave restaurant in Auckland.We go here about twice a month.On Mon - Wed they have great eat-in specials.I always order a..."
Michelle Koizumi
"Great service , great food, awesome place thank you for a wonderful night..."
Stephen Carter
"Great Indian food. We love curry and eat it often. On the Shore there is little to beat this place for value and quality. The food is always..."
T.moodie
"We don't go as much as we used to, but only because we don't live on the North Shore anymore. But Flavours is still the best Indian Restaurant we..."
Marnie
"I have been to this restaurant quiet few times. Very friendly staff along with the best indian chefs on the shore or may be in auckland i should say...."
Shyam Shukla
"I like my Indian food to be tasty and fragrant and I found their food to be both. Recommended for takeaway and reasonably priced too. We haven't..."
Mike Skelton
"This is an outstanding Indian Restaurant. The food available is varied and very close to perfect. The staff are friendly and helpful and always..."
Graham Goodinson
"Amazing sidewalk dining experience!We didn't know what we wanted, but the man behind the counter was very helpful in making recommendations...."
Lance R.
"It's a bit fawty towers in terms of service, but its stunningly impressive food that arrives. It's not expensive, and you know it's freshly made...."
Philip Walter
Soulshine Cafe
85/100 (575 ratings)
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"Food is amazing. Many vege options, coffee just needs to be improved...."
Sophia Ignateva
"Great coffee. Awesome service and fab food..."
LP 123
"The service here was very friendly and kind. I ordered the kids eggs benedict because I was not extremely hungry. It was perfect size and for a great..."
Tasteful Seconds By Kyrsta Lynn
"Service was fantastic and great food options. Coffee was good. Wife loved her burger, paleo stack was nice but a little bland. Maybe my fault for..."
Cookingkenny
"TLDR - food 4.5/5; service 5/5; atmosphere 3.5/5; value for money 4/5Dishes:• Lamb stack on quinoa - generous portion of really..."
Serena Low
"Amazing service and friendly staff. Had The usual breakfast, absolutely divine. Would recommend this cafe highly. Friendliest staff I've ever..."
Nissa Smith
"One of a kind in this neighborhood. Love this place. Great for sitting down and working, reading, or meeting a friend. The employees are absolutely..."
Doris Montoya
"Dropped into soulshine on a Sunday morning for breakfast. Great tasting food and great kids menu. My kids ate all their breakfast which is a first...."
Dee
"Maddy provided great customer service - super friendly and attentive. Seats were comfortable and the vibe was very chill. Great food and..."
Ginny
"Friendly, cosy neighbourhood cafe. Always bumping into people I know here. Menu has heaps of clean options and Sera makes a lot of the treats..."
Vicki Corless Brown
"I live in Queenstown and every time I’m up in Auckland I HAVE to come here and get the buckwheat pancakes and a coconut chai latte. There is a..."
Nina Smith
"Tried Soulshine cafe for the first time and was pleasantly surprised. We had a breakfast; an omelette and their version of a big brekkie and both..."
Berdy-Ann Schouten Harding
"The service was great. Very friendly staff. Both my wife and I loved the food. We got the hash brown and omelette. The ice coffee was also..."
Chang-Yu David Huang
"Cute little cafe in browns bay. Decor very retro. Food was amazing. I had the lamb stack and my mum had the chicken satay sticks. Decent portions for..."
Jessica Woods
"Amazing food- the buckwheat pancakes were demolished by both my fussy 3 year old and I and my coeliac husband loved his gf quinoa patty eggs benny...."
Sarahgm77
"looks very popular café, good location, convenience after shopping, so we decided to try. designed well, outdoor area is very good, food price..."
Lukesmith8788
"Soulshine is an absolute favourite of mine, consistent quality, fresh food thats always cooked with love. Great coffee and delicious cakes too!..."
Alicia Langton
"Lovely little cafe. So many cool things to look at around the place. The staff are absoloutly amazing and friendly. The food is also very lovely..."
Lisa Loves Good Food
"I have headed this with a mix of the previous reviews which encapsulate this place so well. Not much I can add other than to endorse their..."
Jasmine
"This is my go to cafe for breakfast - always yummy food and the kids love the dippy eggs! Friendly staff and food is always prompt. Highly..."
Megan Ward
"warm friendly homely atmosphere. service always excellent. they seem to know everyone including dogs on a first name basis. the food is great...."
Monique Power
"The food and service at this stylish little cafe is awesome. There isn't much seating and the seats are quite uncomfortable as they have chosen to go..."
Cpl
"Sunday morning breakfast. Was surprised at how busy it was, great vibe when walking through the door and met with an eclectic collection of art works..."
Warren
"Such a hidden gem in browns bay! Located off the busy main road and parking was super easy which is a bonus when you're super hungry :3 their point..."
Michelle S
"I absolutely love Soulshine. It's my go to. I always end up coming back here. The service is always amazing and the food is absolutely delicious. It..."
Paige Travis
"Become my new favorite cafe to grab a coffee from before walking the dogs along the beach every Sunday. Always packed full of happy looking people..."
Sammi Ronkowski
"Great, quirky café to go to with people with different tastes, since there is something for everyone: lots of traditional breakfast and lunch..."
Annemarie Hogenbirk
"I felt like if walked into my grandmother's lounge. Macrame mixed with oranges and Brown's. Decor I swore I would never revisit but oddly suited this..."
Mary Underwood
"Great breakfast, was delicious, had the bacon eggs benedict, friend had the muesli and the baby had bananas and oranges was great Sunday outing to..."
Samantha Grace
"Visited this new establishment in the busy Browns Bay hub today for brunch and I left with a full belly :p ordered the classic eggs Benny and their..."
Annie Ren
"Lovely, accommodating staff and great location not too far from the beach. We came for brunch during the week and it was so busy! I had the buckwheat..."
Bianca Lilley
"Soulshine is one of a number of Cafes that have opened over the last few years that offer a wide range of healthy menu options.  We went for lunch..."
Lochbuie
"Just popped in for a quick coffee. Its not often that I catch myself a few sips into my coffee to say "Hmmm, this is good coffee". Very cute little..."
Monique Botha
"I went to Soulshine Cafe with a friend to grab a quick coffee and catch up.  I was quietly stoked when we settled on this cafe because I had walked..."
Kendel
"Amazing little cafe in the heart of Browns Bay, food amazing and staff really friendly. A great place to grab a healthy bite to eat, coffee and juice..."
Gemma Fielding
"Happened to just past by it. A quirky and cute cafe with a retro theme. I ordered buckwheat pancakes with berries and yoghurt as I had never tried it..."
Charlotte
"Delicious vegan pancakes! I haven't had pancakes in years so I was very happy. Will come again! Though probably only occasionally as they are a..."
Sarah Ure
"This place is our favourite! Outstanding service, great decor and very comfy seating. The food is amazing and their choc bombs are even..."
Kate Martin
"A new cafe like Soulshine was desperately needed in Browns Bay! It's a cute cafe with cosy vibes. Yummy, organic food that isn't overpriced and the..."
Madeline Boyd
"My best friend was raving about this discovery so I gave it a go! My absolute favorite meal for breakfast is a classic eggs Benedict on a bagel. So..."
Cararmel Queen
"What a lovely surprise. Soul shine is a humble hidden gem in beautiful Browns Bay. The best thing about this cafe is the F-O-O-D! Yum! The space is..."
WeiTing Ashley Shyu
"Really nice place in the Shore with a lot of character and super friendly staff :)Nice bagels, menu with different options .. very taste and..."
Daiana Cordoba
"Simply the best cafe in the Auckland area. No joke. Perfect coffee, amazing food, the friendliest staff, welcoming retro decor, and prices that..."
Taylor Grant
"Cute new little cafe just opened up in Browns bay. They have a great range of fair trade/ organic/ raw food on offer. Love the 70s inspired interior..."
Lenka Veza
La Tropezienne
87/100 (806 ratings)
Restaurants
French
Cafe
"My favorite French restaurant in town, good food with amazing price. I know many French friends been here regular. Would recommend to..."
Foodie Dudie
"It sounds almost too good to be true, but this little cafe boasts awesome coffee, the best quality food, and all this at the most reasonable prices...."
Viaan Janse Van Rensburg
"So delicios and so many great treats. My partner is from holland and been to france and says it reminds him of the cafes back there. Portion sizes..."
Caitlin Kelly
"When I’m inside this cafe, I feel like I’m in Europe. I haven’t been to Europe btw. It just feels so comfortable and home-like. It’s a local..."
Jonathan Chau
"A cosy and warm place that is suitable for a Sunday brunch! Tried the beef lasagne, a creamy chicken dish with a vienna coffee.I would strongly..."
Asianfoodie
"French cafe , I love all the individual food they make in pots,great to takeaway , extremely reasonable ,coffee nice and staff , lots of items on..."
Vanessa Short
"Heavenly taste of almond crossant made my day full of happiness. La Tropezienne is real small France. I expected to have a piece of bread but ate so..."
Coriander Lover
"Love, love, love the French music that they play through the speaker! Their classically French decorations just contribute perfectly to the..."
Ellie
"Hands down the best French pastries around, with a relaxed bakery vibe and surprisingly good coffee too! We each bought a few selections to share and..."
Annie Tong
"Love their coffee!!! Although take away you might burn your mouth and have to wait 10 minutes for it to cool down as it is VERY hot. Got a..."
Nicola Bailey
"My favourite place for brunch in Browns Bay! They have lots od options and all tastes very good! The atmosphere is just right, no matter if it's..."
Monica Jane
"French toast is my go-to here. Fresh croissants available with ham and cheese or scrambled eggs. Chocolate milkshake is a hit. Fun friendly..."
SJ
"This is a great place to eat cheap amd cheerful, it is very expensive to have breakfast in NZ and especially Auckland... this place gives good..."
Issac Oron
"Authentic pastries and lovely jazzy vibe. Just like Paris. Great customer service and shout out to waiter with cool Cookie Monster shirt of The..."
Eda Tang
"Over the past ten years we have had many breads, pastries, tarts, cakes and eclairs (and the occasional brunch) from La Tropezienne, a very..."
Lochbuie
"a fabulous place to go! especially big breakfast, different from anywhere else. very French style and chunky fries are so great!~~ hard to find..."
Ivan
"If I'm ever in the bays area I always like coming here to get my lunch or a sweet snack to takeaway. My personal favourites are the éclairs omg sooo..."
Jessica
"Ahh Browns Bay you never seize to amaze me. Glorious weather, scenic beach, tranquil vibe, and filled with culinary delights. La..."
Medium_Rare
"Honestly one of my favourite cafes! Their baking is amazing with a wide range to pick from. Always a treat when in Browns Bay. Also great customer..."
Laura Wilson
"■ Good Vibe■ Great selection■ French delicacies■ Busy, busy busyA touch of France in Browns Bay! This is an..."
FoodieOodie95
"I can only imagine if I was in France this is what the pastries would be like!! The most delicious sweets, my favourite being the custard beignets..."
Victoria Taua
"◻Strong coffee◻Top baking◻Good serviceGod the baking is good, its not healthy, its full of butter and sugar!! If your a..."
Scott
"Always busy and not hard to understand why.  The coffee is excellent, the food is outstanding, the prices are reasonable, the service is a little..."
Raspberry Beret
"Lovely baked goods- savoury and sweet!Wish the place was a bit cleaner their interior is getting oldBut treats here are so much cheaper..."
Thegreeats
"Good food and good price, no wonder this place is popular in Browns Bay. Chicken Lasagne is creamy which I really enjoyed!! And my friend's fav is..."
Gloria
"Fantastic croissants, cakes and sandwiches are always available here. Coffee is little burnt for my liking but a great venue. Frienly staff and worth..."
Fylde
"La Tropezienne is a truly authentic French cafe. The staff were French and had attentive customer service taking extra pleasure in my attempts to..."
Brenda Phu
"I paid just $9.90 for their "eggs on toast" however it was more like a large fancy gourmet breakfast one would expect from a 6 star restaurant run by..."
Mr.G (OFFICIAL)
"Great dessert place. Our favorite French pastry. The blueberry and raspberry tartlet is the best in town. Always recommended. Also the Browns bay is..."
Ronald Tan
"I have mixed feelings about La Tropezienne. I have been coming here for years and years, and think fondly about it, but at the same time - it hasn't..."
Lena Duffin
"Beautiful range of food, friendly customer service, nice pipping hot drinks, Very reasonably priced. The desserts/pastries are to die for. Plenty of..."
Orca1
"Our favorite place close to home! Always nice customer service, food. Our favorite beignet with a delicious heavenly cream mmmm absolutely divine! We..."
Brazilian Cafe
"It doesn't get much better than this when it comes to bakery food. The milles fuelles custard slice is perfectly balanced and leaves you feeling..."
WeiTing Ashley Shyu
"Had a raspberry mille feuille which was nice but it was mostly made up of cream and it was slight hard to cut into with a fork.  The atmosphere was..."
Zena Cataleya
"Eat like Royalty at La Tropezienne!The flavour of French food fascinates the palate. You can sum up the entire French attitude to food by..."
Angela Johnson
"I LOVE THIS PLACE!! I am a local in Browns Bay and I cannot help coming here everytime I want a coffee or a quick lunch, Really tasty french food...."
Daiana Cordoba
"Well- loved and highly recommended by locals, I was really delighted by my visit today. They have two sections: one with dessert treats, the other..."
Vivien @ KJAS Blog
"What a selection of authentic french treats..feels very authentic. You could spend forever trying to decide what to have. Settled on the almond tart...."
Mary Underwood
"Great authentic French food without costing you an arm and a leg. Loved their chicken pesto baguette, the pies and the quiche! Not to mention their..."
Cupy Dee
"This is the best place in Auckland to get authentic French croissants and a variety of other baking products and cakes. The coffee is great, too...."
Mmmfood
"Perfection!!! The most beautiful pastries I ever had, here or overseas. Displayed to tantalise, wonderful atmosphere where you can here the chefs..."
Michelle Vandenberg
"Loved the deserts especially the tropezzienne slice. The cafe style was nice. The food is also good in quality and..."
Eli
"We just discovered this cafe 2 days ago and have been there 3 times already! Beautiful pastries and coffee, and very reasonably..."
Linda Masley
"I love coming to this cafe! The food is delicious and inexpensive. I always come here when I'm super hungry because I get great quality food for a..."
@KeraBearEats
"Hello to La Tropezienne. I wish you would open a shop on Hibiscus Coast (Orewa or Whangaparaoa). Really do miss the European pastries and get tired..."
Denise Crossland
"I have been going to the French Cafe for the past 15 years and just love the food there.Louie is always happy go lucky.The food is great as i love..."
Valda Larkins
"Love the food. noticed this morning that the barista, albeit a very nice young man, was wearing a sleeveless shirt. I am not interested in armpits..."
Edith Heyns
"Coming here for 20 years and the quality is always consistent. A good place, well..."
Felix
"Aaaaah, my new coffee place, love it, love it, love it. And the salmon ficelle, brilliant :-). The staff are so friendly and smile as they go by. ..."
Marnie
"Been coming here on and off for years! Genuine and authentic. We mainly go for brunch as we have our dog with us and just mould ourselves into one of..."
Pedro Brash
"Love the place and the atmosphere. Food good and a variety to cater for young and old. If you have a sweet tooth, it is the place to..."
Sandra
"Great coffee, superb pastries, croissant and cakes. Very French. Highly..."
Steve Braddock
"Sunday breakfast for us tends to involve a stroll to La Tropezienne. Amazing food and helpful..."
Gillian Moore
"I totally agree with you regarding the quality and ambiance of the restaurant . We and friends are regular visitors. There is however a huge problem..."
Louis Botes
"Simply the best coffee,friendly staff and heavenly food! Luv that place, excellent atmosphere, very good prices..."
Sonja Stander
"I can only agree with all what is written here, it is a real taste of France. I am from Germany and I enjoy to be sometimes a little bit in Europe..."
Eva
"Super!!! Just simply the best place. The only one thing - I wish I could have a dinner..."
Lana Zueva
"WOW! the food here is really amazing!!!specially the croissants!I've never had better French..."
Mia
"I ache to get back to Auckland to once again enjoy this real taste of France.The pastries are beyond wonderful and the croissants - ahh! the..."
Mike Jackson
Yaruki Japanese Restaurant
89/100 (1040 ratings)
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"Me and my family have been fans of Yaruki since 2005. It's only gotten better and better each year. The head chef Yoshi is super friendly and makes..."
Anish Koirala
"#1 Japanese restaurant in Auckland! If you’re wanting authentic Japanese dishes that is not only fresh but good in quantity, this is the only place..."
Arianaaa
"My partner and sister in law dined here and the food, drinks and the service was amazing. The restaurant has nice atmosphere is very popular with the..."
Jose Julius Christiansen
"Great food and interesting menu. The deserts were great and the soup amazing. Service was not the usual standard, had to call for service..."
Anton Pienaar
"This is my favourite Japanese restaurant in Auckland, all their dishes are very authentic and tastes fresh. The Bento boxes have good portions...."
Theodore Carlos
"First time came here and it became one of my favourite restaurant in Browns Bay!I came here with my partner on a Wednesday night about 7:40pm...."
Kejia Dong
"One of my favourite places in Browns Bay.I love coming here the food is always lovely and the staff are friendly and organized.I've tried a..."
Romana Petrie
"I used Zomato gold in Yaruki, the manager (maybe) took care of us. The food was delicious, a little bit pricey if I was not using zomato gold. Good..."
Foodie Dudie
"4.5/5 Taste4.5/5 Display 3/5 Quantity 4.5/5 Customer ServiceFabulous Japanese Restaurant in Browns Bay!I arrived..."
곰정안
"One of our local favourites to go to often for lunch or dinner 😋 never disappointed in the service or quality of the food. Staff always give us a..."
Danyelle Gates
"Such an amazing experience! Friendly and inviting atmosphere and the staff are lovely and the food was just sensational we had sukiyaki and bento..."
Christine Hing
"Yaruki's has been my number one favourite restaurant on the North Shore since I was introduced to it years ago by a school friend. I go as often as I..."
Tanya M. Wheeler
"Yummy food and superb service team, but the combos are a little too expensive. The look of the shop is also really good . I recommend you to go there..."
Robbin
"😋 Really nice Japanese restaurant. Recommended by a my Japanese friend, she said this restaurant has an authentic Japanese cuisine! Cosy decor,..."
Whittling Arts
"Gorgeous wee spot for dinner - do call ahead to book as they get very busy. Favourite is the salmon sashimi - always very fresh and best I’ve had..."
Em
"We came tonight without reservation and the resraurant was fully booked! But lucky they let us sit at one of the reserved table! The ambience gave..."
Selene Nguyen 🌸
"We go there regularly and it's always good. When they are busy they prefer that people finish within a reasonable time because it's such a..."
Bright One
"Go to Japanese place when we want to go somewhere local! Food is always tasty and reasonably priced. Service is always friendly as well. Only thing..."
Laura Oliveira
"After doble confirmed with my Japanese friend me and my Mr went to the place. Accidentally booked at another Yaruki in west auckland... but they also..."
Abby Liu
"We have been going to Yaruki for several years now.  This restaurant always serves a high standard of food which is nicely presented.  The food is..."
Sam Jones
"Delicious food and excellent service. Highly recommend. Will certainly be back. Great to have a restaurant like this locally. Make sure you book..."
Anna Leech
"This restaurant deserves a genuine 5/5 for food, service, atmosphere, and overall experience. Myself and 2 others went along on a saturday..."
Jess
"When your best friend loves Japanese food... I have to constantly find Japanese restaurants to go to. She absolutely loved the food here, and we've..."
Melanie Wang
"The best Japanese hands down! We have tried various Japanese resterants. This is by far the best Japanese i have had. They never disappoint time and..."
Natasha Wright
"We love this place.  The food is always delicious and the presentation fantastic.  It is usually busy so always good to make a booking.  Service..."
Donna Nelson
"An unassuming entrance and nothing from the outside that really calls you in, that all changes when you get inside. Lovely cozy feeling, very compact..."
Warren
"Went here for dinner last night and it was nice. I had the salmon steak as my main & my boyfriend had chicken katsu. We also shared the Yaruki..."
Jessica
"Unreal food. Best Japanese I've ever had. Cute little restaurant which was inviting, clean and warm. Food was so fresh and sooo hot when it was..."
Caitlin
"This restaurant is always busy, maybe because it's a small setting, the slowest food service we ever experienced, 5-7 mins wait between dishes. Food..."
Cecilia Wu
"BEST BYO Japanese Restaurant on the North Shore........Great service, Great menu with fresh delicious food, great location, plenty of parking, lovely..."
Janine Carr
"Small, intimate and warm! Charming little location with welcoming staff and delicious food. Would recommend everyone to go here but do..."
Victoria
"Nice Japanese restaurant in Browns Bay. Came on weekend night without booking, fortunately came around 5:30 otherwise I don't think we can have a..."
Flora
"Very good but there's some exquisite competition down the road in the form of Ramen Takara. The food here is good, as with the service and pricing,..."
Raspberry Beret
"I had never been to a japenese restaurant previous to my visit to Yaruki and I was so impressed! I decided to try new and 'interesting' dishes and..."
Kat. Jordan
"Nice local // Very friendly staff // beautiful food // beautiful decor I absolutely love Yaruki and is definitely one of my favourite..."
Gabriela Glory
"For those who have been here before you will know just how great this place is but for those who don't know, well..... the staff here are so friendly..."
Mr.G (OFFICIAL)
"Fantastic little restaurant with loads of character and charm.  We visited on a Thursday for my son's birthday with 8 of us and managed to book a..."
Kim Edginton
"Lovely place to eat, really nice food and service.We had the two person meal, with a lot of different eats.The fresh raw fresh was..."
Matt
"Good pricing for bento at lunch time, then price goes up at dinner time. Anyhow food is good, customer service is great. A bit limited with their..."
Toru Tres
"Been here on many occasions and its one of my favourite Japanese Restaurants. Reasonably priced, a night out for 2 people including drinks adds..."
J S
"Yaruki, a humble little Japanese restaurant in Browns Bay which places importance on freshness, quality and authenticity.Always busy. So..."
Jade Lim
"Best sushi !!And the owner** yoshi he is a very welcoming guy and sweet.:)All dishes are divine my favorite are boat sashimi and Nuta..."
Chedam Chedam
"Love my Japanese!! I always go for their Bento boxes when I go and Ive had their Chicken Teri Bento & Yaruki Lunch Bento so far. The food's always..."
FoodieOodie95
"Yaruki is a small and cosy restaurant that can be relied on for fresh Japanese food.I would recommend new diners to order the daily sashimi..."
Minily
"Great little Japanese place. Staff can be a little standoffish but food is beautiful. Great decor and a nice atmosphere. Sake list is OK but not..."
Geoff Cronhelm
"I absolutely love Japanese food - I have high expectations when it comes to Japanese but surprisingly, Yaruki was decent! I would definitely come..."
WeiTing Ashley Shyu
"Fantastic night. Went for a birthday they play loud birthday music which was hilarious! Great food and they really went the extra mile with the..."
Rebecca Cook
"Went for dinner. Great food and service. Everyone loved all their meals and all were different. My second time there so was great to see the..."
Ian
"This place is always full which reflects their delicious food. Last time I went the waitress accidentally spilt miso soup on my friend but they gave..."
Alana Geach
"Came here for dinner with a group of friends. Lucky we booked a table because this place gets full super fast! The restaurant had to turn down a few..."
Trin
"We finally went for lunch at the Yaruki in Browns Bay as we have meaning to for a number of years. We are both partial to Japanese food and we..."
Lochbuie
"Always enjoy yaruki, fantastic for date night or with the..."
Chantelle
"We have followed Yoshi of Yaruki from small beginnings in Henderson and now go to Browns Bay. What great food, we think its the very best. Mention..."
Shane Hislop
"Very good. Great food. Booking is a must. Definitely going..."
Vicki Williams
"Always packed. My partner and I have been going there regularly as the food is really amazing. Probs most kiwis won't have it but the unagi kabayaki..."
Poricasol
"Enjoyed a birthday celebratory lunch here today. Service was quick & efficient. Food was as good as we expected after reading others reviews!..."
Les Howe
"We often visit this restaurant and really like the consistantly good Japanese meals on offer. The owner chef always seems to be enjoying preparing..."
Rod Carr
"A group of 7 of us had never been here but figured we'd give it a shot. Every single one of us could stop raving about how sizable, tasty and good..."
Bramford Horton
"Have been at this place for lunch on two separate occasions and ordered their teriyaki chicken lunch box and chicken special. Both times, the meals..."
Jin Gao
"Great food at reasonable prices. Service is slow but..."
Alyse M
"This place would have to be one of my favourites yet for Japanese food. I have tried many now but still come back to Yaruki, especially for the lunch..."
Tracey Senf
"This restaurant has fantastic Japanese Cuisine. We used to frequent this establishment when owned by the original owners. It was always popular but..."
Rob Bickford
"Great atmosphere, excellent service, good food, very good value for money.Never disappointed after many visits.If you like Japanese..."
Graham
"Brilliant Japanese. I always have excellent service- staff are very friendly and inviting.The meals are averagely priced but well..."
Alex
"Great menu, and excellent value combination meals. For those with children who haven't eaten Japanese, the menu offers meals for the most fastidious..."
Brian Casey
"Having moved from the City to the shore, it's hard to find good 'international' restaurants. This is a lovely place which is great for both lunch and..."
Jessica
"My favourite Japanese haunt. The chef greets you by first name basis. Staff are attentive and friendly. Sashimi is fresh and prepared with..."
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