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El Humero
93/100 (2833 ratings)
Gluten Free Options
South American
South American
Gluten Free Options
Juice & Smoothies
Juice & Smoothies
Sit down
South American
Accepts Mastercard
Wine and Beer
Table Service
Accepts Credit Cards
Serves Alcohol
Accepts Visa
Full Bar
Wheelchair Accessible
Outdoor Seating
"Absolutely great experience! I have been fortunate enough to discover this hidden gem of Takapuna. This was my second time at the restaurant with..."
Radhika Jagdip Nagori
"I feel so lucky to have found this place! It's meat heaven! I tried the short ribs and the meat platter which consisted of beef knuckle, pork,..."
Rayray Chai Latte
"We had the best time here, amazing food experience and the staff were great. I would recommend here for..."
Riwai Grace
"A taste of Colombia in Auckland. This place is fantastic! Everything is excellent. The ribs are to die for. For something different try patacon and..."
Raquel Florez Sorensen
"Just love this restaurant and been many times - lunch or dinner it’s lovely. Various large cuts of marinated steak cooked on bbq. Great to watch..."
Verna Campbell
"Awesome food, The steak was good quality and perfectly cooked. The Yupas, empanadas, arepas and papas criollas were delicious, I have to say you..."
Harlem Avella
"Love this place!!!!! Since they opened the restaurant and till now never been disappointed with there service or quality of food! The hospitality is..."
Olga Parker
"Fantastic meal, friendly staff, good service, well priced. Highly recommend eating in this..."
Rinus Pope
"Highly recommended !! The best Colombian restaurant that I have ever been. Great meat, quality empanadas; delicious Yuca...etc The meats were great..."
Ximena Avella
"A cheery atmosphere with South American music. Great steaks with steamed potatoes and salad. Always busy so book if you require a table. Otherwise..."
Don Campbell
"Love the place. Delicious food. Good service and food arrived quickly. Gotta book if you want a table (even on a Wednesday..."
Audrey Smodrey
"If you want steak everyday,this is the place to be. Their steak & sides are superb. Also, their staff are very accomodating as well. You can’t go..."
"Nice atmosphere and good food. Would..."
Mangi Kim
"If you are looking for Colombia's cuisine you'll find it here. Finger lickin good and very warm..."
Carlos Martinez
"One of me and my partners favs. I generally always order the vegetarian dish with plantain chips because its so damn..."
Caroline Barrett
"Delightful service and tasty..."
Al La Carte
"Had the pleasure of dining here with my companion last night. Was pretty packed when we walked in. We were seated outside which was fine as it's been..."
Nia T
"I would give this place 6 stars if possible. Just amazing.Service 10/10Food 10/10Ambience..."
Coupon Code ROMA1702
"Great colombian food. Simple and meaty. The Costilla beef ribs where tender and just fell apart. Empanadas were fantastic as well with a nice spicy..."
Scott Lawson
"Good steak good service. Love this..."
"Have been here a few times already. The best steak I’ve ever tasted. They pack so much flavour in with the marinade and sauces. I ordered the..."
Tania Dawson
"Really enjoyed the vibes, food, and service. As you walk in, staff are all smiles. The open kitchen brings mouthwatering sights of juicy..."
Doris Ma
"Absolutely loved the food and ambience! Would definitely go again and staff were friendly..."
"The most amazing beef ribs we have ever had! Always delicious and never disappoints. The cheese arepa and other sides are tasty too. Great for dining..."
Sarah Knight
"Food was great, drinks too, would recommend the chicken or beef skewers, arepa, sangria. Service is a little slow but they were really busy...."
Tash Wild
"My favorite South American restaurant in Auckland. Nice dining areas. Beautiful waiters is a..."
"We went with a friend for a good steak... and we found it! Great experience, a bit packed and we ended up at the bar (not very pleasant chairs) but..."
"One of my fav bbq in Auckland! The empanadas, the ribs and the sauces are amazing, super friendly staff. Considering the influx they could make some..."
Diana Garcia
"Yessssss!!! Definitely going again & againRibs were the best EVER, chicken skewers were delicious & the steak was perfect! First time having..."
"Had a great time here. Good location, very nice food and reasonable priced. Love their beef ribs. Tasted so good. The portion is huge for $39. Entree..."
Becky Kuang
"Decided to take my girlfriend for her birthday and had the most wonderful experience! I was nervous about the restaurant ambience at first (as there..."
Adrian Dela Cruz
"My partner & I always love coming here for dinner. The food is cooked perfectly everytime and full of flavour. The staff are very welcoming and..."
Alicia Maree Andrews
"Favourite food place ever. Recommend T bone steak and beef knuckle this time but actually everything is fabulous. Always need to wait during..."
Rachel Wang
"Just..YUM. really yum. Can't say anything more but to recommend choosing two big dishes if you want to leave being really full. Was a little..."
"We really liked the place as the food was quiet different. Especially the meat juicy and yummy marinated. Could be a bit cheaper in my opinion..."
"Well thjs one just made our day!!!What an amazing barbecue experience. From the service to.the food, everything was top shelf.Definitely..."
João Plácido
"Was told that the gold membership can only be used when you buy 2 drinks and get 2 free ones. But when Zomato explains the 2+2 drinks, it is getting..."
Teri Sheng Li
"Went to El Humero for Friday lunch at work. Our co-worker is Columbian and we were very keen to try some of his country's cuisine. We bought the El..."
Leslie Tan
"Every single time is A M A Z I N G !! I always recommend this place to people who are looking for extraordinary food and service! The beef ribs is a..."
Danyelle Borges Esteves
"This place was just too perfect. I was waiting for my steak, but then my waiter GoGo tbagged on my steak. It was an honor to see my food tbagged then..."
Yum Life
"Tucked away down a beautifully lit hidden lane in Takapuna, this place is hidden no more. You need to book in advance as space is limited and its..."
"Amazing meat! But be careful what you order, one steak cut, rump I think was tough and chewy but my slow cooked brisket was sensational! Stick to the..."
"We went for dinner. Everything was perfect! I had Picanha and it was very tender/juice. I want to say thanks for the girls. They are very..."
Bety Silva
"Walk pass this shop so often, glad we finally here. Purposely book the seats right in front of the gill.Very busy restaurant. FOOD is nice and..."
"Delicious food! We tried many assorted items from the menu and everything was good. We also recommend the natural fruit juices. The only note is that..."
"Best place to eat charcoal BBQ hands down. Staff is amazing, place is small but very cozy. The meat is cooked to perfection (please TRY THE RIBS!!),..."
"If you are a meat lover - this place is great. You get a chosen side and sauce to accompany your chosen meat dish. The meat that comes out is a large..."
Mary Hodgson
"Meats cooked on stone grills always taste good, but this place goes further. Their service was impeccable, with a Columbian authenticity, and the..."
"We ordered the "el humero experience" (a mixed platter), and an experience it was! What beautifully chargrilled meat, tasty starters and sides! Our..."
"Been here a few times now and it’s great South American Columbian styles food. Meat is cooked over charcoal, so it’s delicious!Try the Punta..."
"A favourite. There’s something special about meat cooked over charcoal, and by an expert. Juicy, tender and flavoursome steaks. And great place for..."
Rogue Spoon
"Everything I had was delicious!! The sausages were amazing. We had a platter style and tried a bit of everything. Definitely was not..."
"Great friendly service and food.Dinner party for 11 of us on Saturday evening,with no one leaving disappointed.Truly tender Costillas, meat..."
Morné Van Tonder
"I used live in Colombia and thank god!Found this place 10minutes away from my home.I was so missed arepa empanada aji .. etc..The food..."
"Changing my review one year later! We decided to come back here with our good friends and ordered the large sharing experience platter and it was..."
Panini T
"Closes late and has a great selection, not too mention the lovely and accomodating staff! We got there late and they still let us in! Such a good..."
"This place is really cool. The coolest thing I found was probably fried bananas! The sauces are really good too. Very nice and ambient place. Would..."
"I come here at least once a month because I love it so much! The service is great and it’s amazing to see the chefs talking to the customers while..."
"Partner has been wanting to visit this spot for a while so figured why not visit for dinner! Lovely staff and super cosy spot, lots of heaters on..."
"Excellent Staff . Very personalised ,friendly and professional service . Best thing about this place is that you can interact with chefs . Kind of..."
Ishan Subodh Shanbhag
"Favorite restaurant! Never had a bad meal and the food is always fresh and delicious. Service and staff are great. Worth the wait when they are full...."
Deanna Gallagher
"One of the best meat restaurants in Auckland. The owner is super friendly, nice seating, good service. The food tastes great, big portions and very..."
Piggy Cupcake
"Went here for our anniversary. Wowsers! What a fresh take on Latin American food! Delicious food done over charcoal. Flavour was amazing and so many..."
Vanisha Patel
"I love this place and have been here several times. Dishes here are really excellent. People here are friendly and the atmosphere here is brilliant..."
"Went twice, both times for the same meal: Pechuga Asada, the chicken. It was just so good I didn't feel like experimenting! The chicken melts in your..."
Tihana Smiljanić
"Best  Latin American restaurant in town! Arepas are very good, bbq meats are soft and juicy, I love the beef ribs the most! Nice people, nice food,..."
Attila The Hun
"Great Restaurant with a vibrant atmosphere and delicious food. The service was excellent and rhe Rib Eye succulent and very tasty. Highly recommend...."
Gerard @ Bushman's Grill
"No better place on The Shore to get your meat fix. No rooms for vegans here: this is serious meat territory! Longaniza (cured sausage) with arepa was..."
Paul O
"4.5/5 Taste4/5 Display 4.5/5 Quantity 4/5 Customer Service Best Meaty Restaurant in TakapunaBeen here three times..."
"Tried this colombian restaurant in takapuna and i had no regrets! We came in a big group and they were able to cater us even with short notice (we..."
Diana Anne Valeza
"Great food and good service. Do ensure is having to wait for someone to leave to free up space for 4 diners. It was freezing cold outside and a..."
Gillian C
"Love this place so much. If only they have another restaurant in East Auckland. Been here many times and the Flavour always surprises me. Love this..."
"I had a great dinner last night... food was tasty overallI order morcilla was moisture inside at the point that it falls apart by itself, for..."
"My friends and I had a perfect dinner tonight and enjoyed the full Columbia BBQ! We ordered the share meal includes all kinds of bbq. Each item is..."
I'm A Foodie
"Great food and great location, it was great to talk with the chefs themselves about the food and where it came from, we'll definitely be coming back..."
Michael Coup
"Such grill, much food. Happy atmosphere, empty plates, would recommend. Try the pork belly, ribs and beef. Also a great assortment of sauces and..."
"Amazing food and vibe! We have been here a few times and it never disappoints. From the steak to the short ribs, absolutely amazing and full of..."
"Been here a few times& never disappointed. They are always busy, so best if you book first. Great bustling atmosphere & service with tasty food ,..."
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"I love their cassava chips! Steak cooked to perfection. Especially love their beef knuckle! You get reasonable amount of food for the price,..."
"Great food, excellent portion sizes for price. Head chef is very friendly and food is top quality. I can understand why there is a big queue on..."
"Great Colombian ambience, understanding and friendly staff. We didn't have a booking but they let us sit by the bar to eat from there. We got their..."
"Gorgeous, glorious meat. The 900g beast of a cut was succulent, smoky, tender, and so tasty! The spuds were so soft on the inside and crispy on the..."
"El Humero is the best South American food I have in New Zealand ever it was my first time but it will be not my last for sure amazing food,beautiful..."
Clara Huaman
"Went to El Humero with friends several times. Foods are really delicious and we enjoy watching the staffs to prepare our foods. Friendly staffs and..."
"Went here with couple of friends and the food and the smell of the meat cooking was super pleasant. Having an open kitchen to see the chefs cook and..."
"Every time I come here it's always a great experience. They staff are prompt, polite and friendly, the food is always extremely delicious and fast!..."
Enilorac Rellim
"Come back for several times, just so good and friendly price. Highly recommendthe avocado and chilly sauce. If there are more snack choices will be..."
Manshu LI
"As a Colombian I must say that food in this place is authentic and reminds me of home. Staff is really kind and always willing to provide the best..."
"I loved it here, watching my food being cooked was different. I did need to wash my hair after though. The serving sizes were just the right amount..."
Jammie-Lea Wilson
"Amazing atmosphere! Warm and welcoming staff. Gorgeous food. The ribs are super delicious all the meat was perfect. It is very well price. Beautiful..."
Oones Connor
"This place is so delicious. It is on the pricey so perfect for a date night or special occasion. But definatly reccommend, beautiful smoked meat...."
"So far, it's the only place that serves plantenes in the the menu. Unfortunately, they had none when we went due to delay in shipment. we..."
Yuko Saito
"My girlfriend and I got here and we were greeted by a friendly staff member. I ordered the short ribs and my girlfriend ordered the steak. The meats..."
Yrjo Luigi Partosa Galvez
"First time ever goint to this place, I've always walked passed it and always noticed that's busy... so one day we decided to try it and bam... we..."
Saif Nouri
"At the heart of Takapuna, El Humero serves up some really delicious meat dishes. Their food is so delicious that I went back twice in one week. On my..."
"The most amazing food! Oh my word, if you like rustic bbq style food this is the place to go. We went as a couple for my birthday and felt so..."
Jonéll Mongie
"First time to El Humero and we will be back for more fab food, great service and atmosphere...I had the little of most plate and it was Devine..."
Justene Spawforth
"What a fantastic place! I ordered the beef ribs, and they were amazing. The meat was tenderly cooked and fell easily off the bone. Recommended to..."
Austin Ibarra
"Need to book the table or you can't get the seat. Nice steak, it's fresh grilled, incredibly cheap in town and very good customer service! Really..."
Hong C. Tang
"If you love meat, then this is the place to go~~ We had a big plate to share between 2, and still wanted more so had a small plate. Very filling. ..."
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"This is a popular little Colombian restaurant with vibrant decor. The meat we ordered was tender, juicy and full of flavour - chicken skewers,..."
"El Humero is the place to go when you want succulent, butter soft ribs ! Its the best ribs I have ever eaten in my life so meaty and full of flavour...."
Mana Katsukawa Otimi
"Appreciate the uniqueness of this place- the service is basic, and the food is good- a bit underseasoned, but thats easily sorted. Good place to try..."
Eli A
"Well executed dishes, great ambiance and tentative serveice, albeit half premise seems decored like a construction site with skyfolders above and..."
"Have been here 3 times and can't fault this place! Lovely atmosphere, friendly staff and the food is both delicious and very filling. You're pretty..."
Yui Chen
"OMG the best tasting and tender meat(Sirlion) i have ever eaten and cooked to my perfection. The wedges were made from a root vegetable which tasted..."
"I've been here a couple times now and I just can't get enough of this place! How it works is you pick a cut of meat, a side and a sauce. The meat is..."
"Had the Meat platter for lunch and it was stunning. The beef is beyond imagination - smokey, succulent, tender - and is star of the platter. The..."
Amit Tripuraneni
"Food is always great. My partner is from South America so this is like home for them. The service on the other hand could do with a spruce up. I..."
Matt Yeahh
"Absolutely great experience! I have been fortunate enough to discover this hidden gem of Takapuna. This was my second time at the..."
"A very cute restaurant with great Colombian cuisine!! The ambience is cosy and exotic at the same time - works best for smaller groups in my opinion...."
"Our favourite place if we want South American Dish, loved the Ribs and the Empanada is to die for! Highly recommend and the place is homy, great food..."
Carlo C.
"Came here last night for the second time and left with an Argentinian food baby. The food is in-f*#king-credible. The first time we came my partner..."
"Really funky Columbian restaurant with an inviting interior and super friendly staff.  Not a massive menu, but enough choice to tailor your meal...."
Raspberry Beret
"The place was quaint with the usage of woodfire stove and grill. The ambiance was relaxing. Me and my friends have all ordered their sirloin steak..."
Emmelyn Fuentes Rosell
"Ambience is fair. Staff are friendly. Though the front staff (doing the cooking) only greets the people they knew on their language. However, still a..."
"We have been twice now and loved the food. The food is fresh and the meat falls of the bone. Finger licking good! The athmosphere is casual and..."
"This was everything I expected from a Colombian restaurant, the meat was juicy and I simply have not tasted something this good for a..."
Paul Ianovski
"Excellent place. I went late on a Sunday night just after 8, and it was still very busy and had a positive and exciting vibe. The..."
"Let me first say, the menu personally is quite limited, therefore you'll need the really good service of the waiters to guide you through what the..."
Jazmin Lee
"Really nice food and great service. I had the grilled chicken and baby potatoes with salad. Nice mixture of flavours and the chargrilled chicken..."
Corina Elama
"This bustling restaurant is a meatopia, do not take a vegetarian or a pescatarian!Having said that if you like succulent slow cooked tasty..."
Deb Ross
"Been here twice and I was impressed both times. If you are looking for a meaty dinner that's been char grilled then this is the place for..."
"Love the charcoal cook food smell. This place was still packed at 8ish so make sure do booking. Being a charcoal chef myself, I can't fault this..."
Alex L
"I was absolutely blown away by this place. My friend and I came to Fortieth and Hurstmere for the first time and chose El Humero as my friend is a..."
Anna Hinehou
"This is one of my go to places in Takapuna. Very good value for money. $25 for 400g of beef short ribs which includes a salad and a side as well...."
Zach Je Yon Lum
"It was my first time visiting fortieth & hurstmere it is such a cute spot. Nestled in the middle is El Humero. We went for dinner last night and..."
Rebecca MacDonald
"Best place ever! if you love meat, this is a go to! And ask if you can sit by the kitchen bar. Watching the chef cook is quite mesmerising. 5/5..."
Nicole Rosalie Alazas
"Best Colombian food I've had so far in New Zealand. Full of authentic South American flavours, all meat and side dishes were cooked very well and..."
Jihye Kang
"Talia Dickinson Wow.. best lunch I've had in 2016Demolished their mixed grill... great flavours and vibeCheersSALUT Will be..."
William Whelan
"First time trying Colombian food. Love the open plan kitchen and the overall ambience. Staff are very enthusiastic and friendly. The guava juice is a..."
Priscilla Khang
"It's the first time I've been here and well there wasnt disappointing at all. It was wonderful, the food was on very well done and the service from..."
"This place is very similar to the one at Ponsonby, but unfortunately for me this place was pretty average. We ordered steak, chicken and empanadas...."
"Amazing! Came here with my friend for a catch. I booked a table online, I am glad I did! We had an entree and a main and drink for $36 each I..."
Aroha Kay
"I was waiting for someone when i decided to eat but not so heavy. Ive tried El humero's entree chicharon with arepa. I was not expecting for too much..."
Lovelea Ho Suarez
"Hola a todos!Este es un restaurante fantastico!From the nation which produced Football Icon James Rodriguez, world renowned..."
"We both ordered the Chicarron with Arepa, and my partner added Yuca also (a Root vegetable). Arepa is not particularly flavoursome but then it..."
Glenn P
"Great meal, good price and friendly staff. ..."
Neil Davis
"Love these yummy meat and beautiful wine selections, great service and nice atmosphere, definitely recommend this place for a causal night out with..."
Cecilia Wu
"Amazing amazing! Went in for the first time to celebrate my fourth year anniversary with my boyfriend, we went in for an early dinner on a Saturday..."
"Colombian food at its finest. The meat is superbly cooked and falls from the bone. The wood fire ovens are a delight with the manuka wood flavoring..."
Greg Brown
"Unfamiliar with Colombian BBQ restaurants, where better to make our first foray than New Zealand’s first? Using wood fired and charcoal grills, the..."
Hungry Auckland
"We been there for dinner it was really nice experience. Good service by staff and really yummy food i like charcoal BBQ food. Best Colombian food in..."
Rahul Parmar
"Unfamiliar with Colombian BBQ restaurants, where better to make our first foray than New Zealand’s first? Using wood fired and charcoal grills, the..."
Hungry Auckland
"Went out for dinner last night sans child so thought we would try something new. Glad we did  -  great find. Great atmosphere, very friendly staff..."
Paul Riding
"You can smell the BBQ walking towards the restaurant and you actually see it as you come in with the grill by the entrance. It was quite busy and was..."
Benedict Uy
"Great casual authentic dinning & very tasty FOOD!! .This is a small restaurant but cozy. Options to sit at the bar & watch the chefs cook over..."
Isaac Valach
"We had an awesome experience on Wednesday, we arrived about 30 minute before our booked time and they were kindly able to get us.The service..."
Carl Sinclair
"Wont say I know anything about South American food, but I liked what I got. We tried the El Humero pork and it was divine! The pork is apparently..."
Ashlene Cheryl Cardoza
"This would have to be one of our favourite places to eat!! It is with much restraint that we don't come every week!! The BBQ flavours, the perfectly..."
"Can't say I have ever had Columbian food before, suspected it might be similar to Argentinean. It was similar however definitely..."
"A gorgeous little restaurant nestled away in a side alley off the main drag. Pretty much everything comes off the barbecue or the grill situated..."
"Make sure to book if you want to go here, its very popular and deservedly. The food is excellent, tasty grilled meats served with sides of various..."
Auckland Food Tours
"Great food and very friendly staff. We enjoyed the "Pechuga Asada", "Costillas" and the "Chuleta Valluna". Meal portions were very generous. A great..."
Rory Wilkinson
"We made a booking via Zomato 2 days ahead and it worked perfectly. We sat at the bar facing the chef and the barbeque, which we actually enjoyed a..."
Madalina Nita
"discovering my local takeway was closed on monday and my partner was getting take away in the complex i asked the el humero staff if they did take..."
Peter Skipper
"Good food, well cooked and great mix of flavour. The quality of the meat is good (not excellent) but fair considering the price.Best part..."
"A great spot for BBQ that is cooked right in front of you, just like in El Sizzling Chorizo. Place is small and cozy inside, food was amazing both..."
"First time going to Fortieth and Hustmere in Taka and wow what a place! There's so many nice eating establishment's this one nicely bricked walkway..."
Kat. Jordan
"Very surprised to discover this place by chance and to know that Colombians make the barbecue just like Argentinians and Uruguayans.I'd say..."
Diogo Reck
"Went here for my dad's birthday dinner! I loved everything about this place and sets up a pretty good vibe! Food prices are pretty descent according..."
Jeanelle Isidro
"We came here for dinner tonight and had such a great time! The food is absolutely delicious, I got the pork schnitzel and my partner got the mixed..."
Alice Bushell
"El Humero is an amazing place to visit if you love meat. Ordered a main (short ribs), which came with Arepa with cheese as well as a side of salad...."
Ben Ch
"Have been here twice now. Both times were awesome. Staff super friendly, food delicious, decor cheerful and meal presentation was great. Highly..."
"Awesome location, friendly staff, yummy food. Ordered an array of entrees for myself and they were plated beautifully with delicious fresh dips and..."
"I love this place. From the beginning they make you feel welcome and greet you with a warm latin smile! Their food is very tasty and inexpensive for..."
Good Advisor
"Exceptional value for money and such amazing service, food and atmosphere! Will definitely be back to explore the menu further. Staff (including the..."
Cool Cat
"If you're a big meat eater El Humero is the place for you. The meat is incredibly tender and falls off the bone and the portions are big so don't eat..."
Eden Wood
"Love love LOVE everything about El Humero! The staff are friendly, the food is delicious, and the restaurant is cozy. We have been there about 4..."
Tiana Meintjes
"went for lunch with five others, was seated in front of the grill which i highly recommend. we all got the lunch special, food was excellent.the..."
Alice Rump
"This place is awesome! Warm and cost little place in fortieth & hurstmere where there are pretty lights and everywhere and courteous staff guiding..."
Annie Ren
"Happy Birthday El Humero. 1 year old today. The food is delicious and rustic. Made with love by the wonderful people who are dedicated to this..."
Zoe Maclean
"As a Colombian I am very pleased to say that the food here is a wonderful representation of the Colombian cuisine. I've been here several times with..."
Manuela Ovalle Herrera
"Wow! This place is amazing. Very casual inside, the staff are really friendly and the food is great... the best in Takapuna for sure, especially if..."
"Oh my goodness the pork main was heavenly, this place is a total find. We went early as it filled up fast, totally recommend great place and made..."
Sarah Parsons
"Excellent place! The food was amazing and the portions were enormous, will definitely come back as soon as possible to try the famous..."
Lena Obushenkova
"Went there on a weekend for lunch. Had a hankering for some slow barbequed meat. So ordered the barbacoa pork, meat skewers and a side of cassava..."
Kishore Mitra
"I'm going to go out on a limb here and say reservations are a necessity if you want to get a table.We were lucky being a Sunday night early..."
Mary Underwood
"My partner and I dined here on a Tuesday night before a comedy show. We ordered empanadas to start, chuleta valluna (pork schnitzel) with arepa (flat..."
Emma W
"A hidden little gem in takapuna. The food is amazing, the staff happy and always helpful and the atmosphere warm and welcoming. A..."
"Dined here tonight with my partner, we thought being a Tuesday it might be quiet but we booked just in case. Lucky we did as the place was packed, I..."
Sarah S
"Now this is my type of dining. It's affordable delicious food grilled to perfection. My experience at El Humero was amazing! My partner and..."
WeiTing Ashley Shyu
"It depends on who the chef is on the day.  I had a mixed good and bad experience here.  The beef ribs are my favorites.  On one occasion, they..."
"One word - Empanadas! I love this place and will drive 30 mins to Takapuna just for their Empanadas...One of Auckland's new gem's. Grilled meats are..."
Maggie Law
"The restaurant was recommended by friends and we were not disappointed. Three of us ordered the ribs however they only had one left. I was lucky..."
"The food and atmosphere is always awesome here. Food is cooked to perfection and my family had such a good time and everyones tummy were happily..."
"Will definitely come back to this place! It was my first time coming to this place. Great atmosphere and very friendly and helpful staff :D Received..."
Janine Milena Soo Thow
"Food was lovely, my friends had the meat platters and were impressed and i had the plantain and avocado which was divide. the restaurant was very..."
Helen Gyde
"El Humero is a fantastic place to try authentic Columbian food - complete with an open fire grill and run by a welcoming family whose love of food is..."
Cecilia Paredes
"The food here is great, buzzing atmosphere, very busy and for obvious reasons.We did have to wait quite a while for our mains but the taste..."
R & A
"5 star Friendly staff. The food was as expected and very nice but what lets this place down is the time from ordering to arrival of the food. I have..."
"Before visiting El Humero, I had already read some of the reviews so I knew what I could expect. We were greeted by a friendly staff member and we..."
Janice Zumba
"Went there a couple of nights ago based on the reviews and we weren't disappointed. Managed to get a table quite easily. I had the Picada El Humero..."
"It's my second visit after this place first opened. The restaurant is humming, packed with happy customers. We had Colombian style Chorizo with..."
Zafer Isiklar
"Be prepared for a long wait for a table so book a table! But the food is worth it... Have been twice now and the meat has been juicy and melt in your..."
"Delicious slow cooked pork shoulder served on a wooden board, with your choice of sauce and side as well as salad. My friend recommended the Tamarind..."
"A very buzzy place with delicious aromas of food! The staff are friendly and helpful. Their side salad which comes with the mains is delicious😍..."
"This place is very different but in a good way. I really enjoyed the chorizo sooo yum. The vibe is relaxed and the food is cooked to perfection. The..."
Hannah Short
"Visited this place on a quite Monday night as we stumbled around trying to find somewhere new to eat. The vibe of this place instantly pulled us in..."
Lucy Storrie
"Had Chuleta Valluna with cheesy arepa and guacamole; plus a side of empanadas. It was a delicious meal. Definitely recommend this restaurant...."
Katherinne Jaimes
"Enjoyed every moment of this. The ambience was lively but cosy. Restaurant was busy. Staff and floor manager were attentive friendly and had a..."
"Brilliant food, atmosphere and service. Slow cooked pork is a must. Will be back ASAP, really friendly staff and helpful -..."
Sean Ryan
"Good quality food at reasonable priceWe are regular customers as the food is very tasty and the atmosphere greatThe place looks different..."
Omar Henriquez
"This place is gr88888, my family and I went here and we didn't realise how busy it got! We got the last table as all the others were already booked..."
Coral Stroud
"Very welcoming restaurant , great food , friendly staff , highly recommended, will definitely go back , my husband and I had the mixed grill it comes..."
"Really enjoyed the yummy empanadas and cassava wedges. I expected more from the steak, but still pretty good. Great location and vibe at a very..."
"It being a lovely sunny day in Auckland today we went for a long walk while our car was being washed and cleaned.  We also took the opportunity of..."
"Certainly, one of the best restaurants in Auckland. The food is absolutely amazing. It blows you away; and it is extremely well priced. The service..."
"Really great place, good atmosphere, the attention is really good and the waiters are really nice. The food was delicious, the arepas whit cheese..."
"Great place, got the all the flavours right. As a Colombian who really likes his food, I was not disappointed. Great atmosphere, friendly staff and..."
Luis Alejandro Cifuentes
"A great little addition to was super yummy ,its casual ,perfect just to pop in . .Slow cooked pork our favourite.The..."
Sarah Jane
"Really enjoined this place. Staff were very eccentric which added to the charm. Food was above parr and would definatly come again. As soon as this..."
"This place is amazing! The food is delicious and staff are all so friendly and welcoming. My boyfriend and I came here on a Friday night and managed..."
Kelly Stringer
"Lovely staff & atmosphere. Food was fresh and healthy, plus super tasty. Meat was tender and the sides were yummy. Guilt free, delicious and..."
Kat M
"The staff are very lovely and welcoming. We ordered the meat platter and each meat was cooked perfectly, nice and tender. The empanadas were nice and..."
Mara Andrea Martinez
"We had dinner here on Friday, having chatted to the staff previously when visiting another one of the eateries in Fortieth & Hurstmere.   The staff..."
Helen Phillips
"The dog (Austin) and I were out for a walk in Takapuna and went past El Humero. We got talking to one of the staff and thought we would sit outside..."
"Beautiful food, well priced and amazingly friendly staff. Even a complementary Birthday cake for our Mum. Highly recommend.Keep up the..."
Brian Inglis
"Mi novio su amigo y yo fuimos a comer hoy en la noche y todo fue perfecto. La comida deliciosa, excelente atencion y muy buen ambiente. Senti por un..."
Tatiana Sanchez
"The food was delicious and freshly cooked in front of you. Staff was extremely friendly. Good value for money, would definitely go back..."
Candii Cao
"after struggling to find a healthier option that would be satisfying and fits in with junk free June we decided to try this place. Couldn't fault..."
Matt Miller
"If you want to try new food, El Humero is the perfect choice. Colombian style bbq, the only one in NZ. Great meat and very kind staff. 100%..."
Jose Berrio
Mamak Malaysia Street Food Takapuna
91/100 (1895 ratings)
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
"Came here finally to try, as I love Malaysian food. We ordered the Nasi Lemak Beef Rendang and the Wat Tan Hor. It was quite a busy place but the..."
Wilson Shum
"MAMAK MEE GORENG - the happiest pile of food I have had in a while. The classic "Mamak" mee goreng is soo yummy. I always grab mine medium. The tofu..."
Tasteful Seconds By Kyrsta Lynn
"This is one of the best restaurants to enjoy good Malaysian food. The staff is very friendly and food is amazing..."
"As yummy as..."
Annie Deng
"Family dinner here was great. Softshell crab was tender, crispy and well seasoned. I ordered a lychee drink which was nice and refreshing. Everything..."
"I love how each dish is full of flavor and nutrients ! Usually it’s rare to find restaurants that do cuisine that balances fat-carbohydrate-protein..."
Jonathan Chau
"For Mamak and only Mamak, I would willingly go vegetarian. Their vegetarian dishes are well seasoned and balanced. Definitely recommend. Fool proof..."
Bella Qian
"Pretty solid Malaysian place with good flavours comparable to PappaRich, but with slower service. Tabletops were a bit..."
"I‘ve been here four times and the standard is always consistent. I haven’t been to Malaysia myself so I have no idea if it’s authentic but to..."
"This is one of the resto that serves malaysian food! The beef rendang has a rich and strong flavour and the spicy squid is a must try as well! Good..."
Pam Gaddi
"The food was outstanding. The prices were great ! We had quite a range of different dishes for the 7 of us. Everything was so tasty and the service..."
Rachael Jarvis
"Even my friend told me it was not typical Malaysian food, I still love it. The mike tea, seafood laksa and curry with roti. Every time I walk pass, I..."
"Came here for a quick lunch and had the Sarawak Laksa which was quite amazing. the soup was rich with coconut milk and herbs. Had the perfect amount..."
"Best Malaysian food I have had in any country except Malaysia! Great service , decent ambience and mouth wateringly delicious food! We had the..."
"Mamak is one of our go to Malaysian restaurants if we are craving for some Malay dishes, this is one of our primary choices alongside Uncle Man’s,..."
Ang Sarap
"Was my favorite lunch place. Reasonable priced and lots of good choices. Satay Chicken is highly recommended. Good services.Drawbacks are their food..."
Becky Kuang
"Friendly staff. Delicious food. Nice atmosphere. First time here and will definitely be back!! Great value for money. Fresh and tasty, lots of..."
"Tried the classic mee goreng and the ktm soup. Always loved my visits at Chancery- the trip to Takapuna was worth it. Can be a little salty, but its..."
"Been here once, it’s a very busy place, but we were seated very quickly. The restaurant is clean and service is great, staffs are really friendly...."
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"One of my favorite Malaysian restaurant in Auckland, great service speed, quality food only thing is parking on the street is sometimes hard to find...."
"Ordered the seafood laksa. THIS IS MY FAVOURITE DISH IN AUCKLAND!! - begged my mum to have this for my 20th birthday last year haha 😂This..."
Jenny Kim
"The best restaurant!!! I love that there are so many vegan options. I usually get the dumplings and the mee goreng, made vegan. It's so delicious and..."
Mallory Vera Boult
"I am shook to the core.Service: 9/10I recommend you guys make a reservation because it’s super busy at dinner time.Even though..."
Grace Huang
"Yummy Food 😊👍🏼👍🏼 Fast service. Highly Recommended. Their Seafood Laksa is soooo good 😍. Authentic Malaysian Food. Portion of the..."
Jinky Jimenez Cruz
"Lots of choice for a vegetarian. Even a vegan will be happy here. The meat eating colleagues were happy too. Went for lunch and the place was pumping..."
"My favorite place for Malaysian food. I usually order the Nasi Goreng or the Chicken curry with roti. Super authentic flavors and pretty affordable..."
Karen Rodriguez
"I would like to say this is the Best Malaysian restaurant in takapuna, very authentic food, good and fast service, staffs all friendly and..."
LuNa The TuNa
"My go to for Malaysian food. Super authentic flavours! I love the laksa here the broth is heavy and flavoursome. Also get the roti tisu, best way to..."
"Been coming to mamak over the past 6 years and hands down the best laksa in Auckland!!! Both locations have great service and food is on par at..."
"Yummy food, a bit spicy but love it. food served really fast after ordering. taste exactly like local Malaysian food. will try different dishes next..."
Demi Lee
"Walking in my first impression was "wow this place is busssy" from couples to families, it seemed like everyone wanted to eat here. But yes we got..."
"I dont know why we havent been back here in over a year, but will be back very very soon now that we’ve reminded ourselves how good the food..."
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"Been here a few times over the years and the flavours never let me down.Ordered the Mee Goreng this time and it was delicious, packed with..."
Vivian C
"Great food. We had the Hainanese chicken rice and seafood laksa, both excellent. Will definitely come back here. Strangely the CBD outlet doesn’t..."
Leon Tan
"Mamak was a really nice place to eat at. We caught up with some friends and Mamak allowed us to have a vey chilled out experience. It delivered..."
Pippa Plum
"After looking at the amazing reviews, I made the plunge to visit Mamak and boy was I impressed! The staff are super polite and the food is next..."
"Yum. Busy place. Straight forward with no frills as you’d expect. Fast service and generous portions. Beef Rendang is great. Will make a return..."
"Celebrated my friends birthday here and was an amazing experience. Ordered lots of stuff and everything tasted reallly goood!The staff was..."
"My family has been raving about this restaurant for its authentic Sarawak Laksa. I guess this is the only Malaysian restaurant serving Sarawak Laksa..."
Little Borneo Girl
"Photos don’t quite do it justice. But , oh boy Mamak hits the spot, it’s my takeaway of choice and I travel 25 minutes just to get..."
Laura Bartch
"This place took me back to our Malaysia trip last year! Everything we ordered was delish and the staff were friendly. We got the soft shell crab, wan..."
Sasha Catface
"One of the gem over the shore for Malaysian food. Been there a few times. Enjoyed all the experience. Price is tad on the high end but reflected on..."
Daniel Roan
"Yup, one of the most authentic and reasonable Malaysian restaurant on the Shore (so far).You can't go wrong with their Mee Goreng!..."
Jade Lim
"Great food and very good prices. We had 3 different dishes and we loved all 3 of them.We had takeaways but we will be back to dine in and try..."
Danny Van Der Velde
"This is our favourite go to restaurant for a quick, super tasty and very affordable meal. I would genuinely eat here everyday if I could! My personal..."
Sarah Moore
"Was quite excited to come by since I've heard quite good things from this place and I enjoyed the food at the one in Chancery Square.We..."
Benedict Uy
"Love the food here, but I guess I love malaysian food anyway so may be a bit biased. It does get busy and noisy, so if you don’t mind that,..."
Rockran Rocky
"First time to eat here earlier. Cosy ambience. Good food and awesome service. Our food was served within 15 mins which is a real plus. Will..."
Mel Tebia
"Amazing food!! Not expensive but good portions. Quick and great service from staff and orders come out quickly. Highly recommend if you are after..."
Elise Stebbings
"Malaysian street foodWe really enjoyed our dinner here. We tried the chicken curry with rice and roti, char kway teow and sambal green..."
Suzie Lee
"This place is a little far out from where I usually eat, however this was a restaurant that was worth the journey. Having traveled to Malaysia and..."
"Went here for dinner tonight as we got bored of eating Indian cuisines. Food, service were fantastic to be honest. We ordered meegoreng noodles and..."
Rahul Bannai
"Very nice place. Food was delicious. I tried three different curries with roti. Chicken rendang was awesome with thick gravy. Chicken curry is a must..."
Sparsh Angre
"Great Malaysian restaurant.  Hainanese Chicken is very good as is the Laksa.  Mee Goreng is so good and my husband loves it (and he doesn't like..."
"This place always impress me with their great service and yummy food! Their stir fry and soup anything and everything is just perfect in this place!..."
Charlette Taylor
"So much food for the price. You need to be really hungry when you go here. The hardest part is choosing which dishes to get. Lots of healthy..."
Single P's Adventures
"It’s hard to describe how much I love going here. The food screams Malaysian flavors to the fullest. Laksa being my default order every time, I..."
Jonathan Bangera
"Best Malaysian food I've ever tasted. Prices are worth for the portion size. Chicken skewers are grilled and sauteed perfectly. Chicken curry laksa..."
Rosanne Choy
"This is the place I always go to get my Assam laksa(penang laksa) fix! Memang Sedap... liked their laksa menu options. Lots of variety, it’s like a..."
"Authentic Malaysain food.Flavours are just like the food halls in KL and Penang.Service is excellent. The sambal chicken with roti was the best..."
"love the food a lot! it’s my favourite place to eat “watanhor” ! the place is clean and tidy, and the bathroom is clean and sanitary. the..."
Jessica W
"This Mamak has shifted from Chancery Lane to Takapuna. The food is still as good, and service was great too. They paid particular attention to our..."
Mighty Will
"Went here for dinner tonight and it was sooooo good! Very accomodating to vegans too, the menu made clear the options available! Reasonably priced...."
"By far one of the best and most authentic Malaysian/Singaporean style street food joints. Their Teh Ais is a must have! Never disappointed with their..."
TaeYoung Loh
"LOVE THIS PLACE! Ordered the chicken and prawn laksa, teh tarik ais and salt and pepper squid. Chicken and prawn laksa contains so much chicken and..."
Roro Li
"Very good authentic Malaysian food. Char Kuay Teow, nasi goreng and Rendang with roti are my go to dishes. Service is fast and efficient, prefect for..."
"Whatever time you come. Busy or free. Doesn't affect the food quality. Awesome food, great staff and not too pricey!!Please do try Nasi Lemak -..."
"I got a noodle dish and the dumplings for takeaway and they were amazing!! Been looking all over for noodles like these and I have finally found my..."
"I've been here many times and have tried most of the menu. Most of them are good and are flavoursome however I would not say they are amazing...."
"First of all, I am going vegan and m constantly searching for vegan places and Mamak has vegan and vegetarian options. They have Authentic Malaysian..."
Deepinder Bahia
"It's delicious 👍👍👍. Haven't had Asam Laksa for ages, this one tastes so close to the one I used to have long time ago - spicy and sour. The..."
"This place NEVER disappoints.All their dishes are so authentic and flavours are just spectacular. There hasn't been a time when it was just..."
"Went to Takapuna for the evening and our first choice had no bookings or availability for walk ins so we went here and fortuitously it's now my..."
"Service was decent, pretty quick. The place was very clean. All the food was cooked nicely though not the one of best I've tasted in auckland. The..."
Jade Lin
"Firstly, a friendly greeting when we arrived! Secondly, super fast service - our meals arrived slightly over 5 minutes after our order. Wow. Third of..."
Samantha Addison-Saipe
"Ordered the Chicken Curry Hor Fun. Good portion size. However, the food was a little oily for my liking. Generally, this place had a pleasant vibe..."
"Ordered chicken bites and deep fried squid for starters. They were $10-$11 each. It's quite expensive for starters but they were delicious. Two..."
Christy Leung
"We came here really early on a rainy day so we were the first customers for the night shift. The staff are really friendly and welcoming. I've..."
"Dined here for lunch at around 12pm the place wasn't busy but after about 20mins it became pretty packed. Staff were very lovely and friendly and we..."
"Delicious food! I never get disappointed when I come to mamak!Its a great place to bring family and friends for catching up but definitely not a..."
"Great food. Great service. Used to go to the Mamak in Chancery, Auckland CBD. Was always good. The owner is very friendly always there. The food is..."
"Was desperately craving for malaysian food especially char kwey tiao and ended up choosing mamak in Takapuna. And craving fulfilled with their..."
Angelina Stefani
"We went there for dinner. We were welcomed, friendly staff and easy picture menus were great. Really fast serving! Think we ordered and waited less..."
Bo Yun Moon
"4/5 Taste4/5 Display 4.5/5 Quantity 4/5 Customer Service If your into noodle soups and curry, Mamak's Curry Laksa is..."
"food are superb and the staff are accommodating. highly recommended! we've been here countless times and will definitely go back for..."
Kathleen Tambis
"Had the curry chicken rice, roti canai and hainanese chicken rice. Much needed tastes of home. And neslo always helps! Service was good, nice..."
Cheah Yinn
"Love this place! The food is so tasty and full of flavor. The portion sizes are also very generous. My 'go to' meal is the satay chicken rice which..."
"I have been here multiple times and always impressed with the service. It is usually quick and very good food. One of the times, I booked and..."
Romana Petrie
"Mamak Takapuna is our favourite malaysian restaurant in the Shore. We've tried most of their food and every single one of them is delicious! My..."
"Malaysian street food heaven! We loved this place so much! The food tasted authentic and delicious! Came here with the hubby and our 14 month old..."
R-Dee Roche
"I've tried the vege Mee Goreng and vege Nasi Goreng. Both were excellent and have been back many times since. I've also tried the roti and leek..."
"Loved the Mamak store in Chancery Square and couldn’t believe that the Shore branch was better.In terms of décor and ambience, I really liked..."
"Soup dreams come true on a Saturday night. The exquisite fish fillet noodle soup. Such an aromatic flavoured soup and made at the right temperature..."
"This was without any doubt the best food I've eaten (outside the wife's kitchen); the food was exceptional, the ambience was what you'd expect for a..."
Neil Curran
"Highly recommend buying the tissue roti to share with your group as a dessert. All portions are generous with quick service. The food is always top..."
Jyothi Madanlal Chhabria
"■ Great friendly service■ Reasonable prices■ Good varietyMy family decided to hit up Mamak the other night for a lazy..."
"Have been there once for lunch with family. .. very small place and little cramped up for big families but good food... we all were very happy with..."
Vik Singh
"Food here comes for a very reasonable price, even more considering that it is in Takapuna, so no surprises that it is usually packed (being on..."
Diogo Reck
"In terms of Malaysian food, I think Mamak is one of the best you can find in Auckland. Certainly a more upscale version of what you'd normally find..."
"This place is super cosy, price-friendly and has delicious food! What more can you ask for?We ordered the Curry Chicken Noodles, Vegetarian..."
Rohit Victor
"Very busy. They were good to accomodate a large group (9) without a booking on a busy Saturday evening. They were quick on the service, portion sizes..."
Don C
"I went there on a Sunday afternoon. The place was full and busy I'm just planning to have a take away but it took a while for them to prepare so i..."
Chay P Rosales
"We were in Takapuna during the weekend and had a superb lunch at the Mamak. The crowd, the noise, screaming kids, the cramped space, rushed yet..."
Upeka Fernando
"Updated review. Food was fantastic as always, staff were super efficient. They've made some tweeks to the interior that makes it warmer and more..."
Paul O
"A neighbour mentioned this restaurant to us, so we thought we would check it out. When we entered we were warmly greeted and shown to our table. We..."
Liz Rouse
"This place is crazy good! Would highly recommend. Everything I have had in the two times I have been has tasted amazing and it's very well priced. We..."
Alana Geach
"Great authentic food. I've just been to Malaysia and miss it! So this brought me back. I had the maturbak and my daughter had the mee Goreng . Both..."
Nicola P
"After three visits in 3 weeks, I can safely say this is one of my new favourites! Staff are friendly and efficient and the food is to die for! Having..."
"We had dinner here Saturday. The food was lovely, great flavour and plenty. Good service. Memu had many choices we would like to try so will..."
Fiona Thompson Finkle
"Came here with my parents to try the laksa! My parents are always looking for good Malaysian food and I'm glad that I tagged along! We had the..."
Emily Ng
"Lunch for two: Beef rendang - the sauce was nice and flavorful however some beef pieces were tough and hard to chew, which was a let down. The Nasi..."
Eve Espino
"Wow....thats really all I want to say.The food is really really good!! Today I went in with a work collegue at lunchtime. It was pretty..."
"great food and great, friendly service, very reasonably priced, huge portions and yumms! we've been there a few times - once with a grumpy kid and..."
Hannah Chiam
"I can't go past huron street now without grabbing a laksa from this place. Ridiculously tasty, easy on the wallet and the food will make your..."
"Great food at a reasonable price. Definitely one of the better malaysian restaurants in auckland. Every dish is tasty but i recommend the laksa and..."
"I came here for lunch; not the greatest ambiance, or even service (which was prompt enough, but nothing amazing), but the food is what is important..."
"We were so excited when we found out Jeffrey had reopened his original Mamak on the Northshore! We've been a loyal customer since they first opened..."
Cupy Dee
"Excellent customer service. Very friendly staff and an upbeat, inviting atmosphere.I had the Chicken Laksa. Authentic flavours and oh so..."
Jenna Jacobsen Toeono
"I've been the city branch a few times. First time at the Taka branch. Must say this is a better setup and the owner is very courteous, the city staff..."
"“Dailee” 25% Off Zomato Gold ~ Celebrated new job in our family, we decided to head to Mamak for a food feast (curry softshell crabs, salt pepper..."
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"Been here a couple times now and really enjoyed all of the mains that I've tried. Chicken laksa is lovely and creamy - not watered down at all. Curry..."
"Food is very yummy and authentic. Service is very quick and prices are extremely reasonable. The seafood laksa and the roti canai are my favourites...."
"Good food - Had some yummy mee gorang and some nice deep fried veg dumplings, hope this place also had some chicken dumplings but was restricted with..."
Sam Varghese
"Why didn't I know about this place before? Today was my lucky day. I went there with my wife and baby daughter. Easy to find a parking in Takapuna...."
Abdul Wahid Awan
"I have been here a few times now. Excellent service. The mee goreng chicken is a fave and also the Murtabak. Tried something new last weekend -..."
Trish Savelio
"Sarah Nicholls Fantastic value for money. Spotlessly clean and probably only criticism would be a lack of atmosphere ( needed some music..."
Rod De Vries
"Food ordered:Mee GorengSeafood LaksaBill: $29.50Big tummy: First of all, I would've given Mamak a solid 4-4.5/5, but..."
A Tale Of Two Tummies
"Off the road and down a wind tunnel you'll find Mamak, original Malaysian street food.Always packed with Malaysian you know..."
"I recommend going early or booking for a table as it gets busy for dinner. Service is always quick, and the food is great. I recommend the soft shell..."
Erika Bayangos
"It is the best Malaysian restaurant on the North Shore!  I'm not kidding at all.  Its award-winning curry chicken with freshly-made roti is always..."
"Had lunch here today with my mum! After hearing good things about it had to try! We had satay chicken, dumplings and mee goreng! The food was..."
Sophie-fern Wright
"I had already been to the chancery square Mamak, so I knew this one would be just as good. As we got there (a group of 4) there was a large queue to..."
Sophia O-W
"After reading a number of good reviews about Mamak we went there for lunch today with high expectations and we were certainly not disappointed.  The..."
"Great food. Reasonably priced. Didn't get a chance to sample all that I would've like to but in sure we'll be back! Cost us $160 for 6adults and..."
Sanjesh Lal
"Probably the best Malaysian in town. Jeff used to operate Mamak at Chancery, and his fans have worked out that he is now at Takapuna. Reasonable..."
"When it comes to value for money this place is amazing! The food is sensational and authentically Malaysian. The portion sizes are generous and..."
Eden Wood
"If you haven't tried Mamak in Takapuna you definitely should give it a go - the food is fairly priced and incredibly flavoursome. I recommend trying..."
Cecilia Paredes
"Plenty of car park around this restaurant. They have outdoor and and indoor seating but I prefer the indoor seating. Indoor can easily accommodate up..."
Cindy Ong
"Couldn't believe it when I saw mamak opened up in takapuna. This was one of my favourites in the city. Menu and service excellent. I've been for..."
"Went to mamak in chancery when it first opened and didn't realise that it has moved to takapuna. The service was just as good as I remembered and..."
Candii Cao
"The airy atmosphere with the fun translations on the wall. The cheerful and helpful staff and the some very tasty food at a reasonable price all come..."
"Mamak is an absolute gem! Great range of dishes and good potion size too. I'm a suckered for the chicken bites here, usually get them along with a..."
Tariq Az.
"A great discovery. Didn't know about this place. A delight.Was looking for Halal food and they have it. To my surprise, the place was pretty..."
Shah Raza Khan
"The original Mamak from Chancery now relocated at Takapuna, same taste, same flavour, more spacious than Chancery. This is the only place..."
Ashish Bijwe
"Was greeted with a smiling face, and my takeaway order was taken quickly and wait time was not long at all. Nice addition to takapuna, to..."
"Discovered this place while popping by the Department Store. Turns out the original owner of the Chancery branch, which I frequent, decided to open..."
Auckland Foodie
"Three of us were celebrating my friend's graduation in Takapuna. Finding an hour long wait for a table at Madam Woo, my friend suggested Mamak just..."
Anna Hinehou
"One of my favorites Malaysian food in Auckland, I'm actually glad that it opens over the shore, because open after shopping around the Department..."
"Great food , great service. Very nice and simple place as well. We went to takapuna mamak for a family dinner, all of us enjoyed including kids...."
"So glad I found this. Heard about it first from another Malaysian (a plus) and then briefly saw it being written up in Metro (which I take with a..."
"The best place for Malay cuisine in Auckland. Food is delicious, ambience is relaxing, fast service and the owner is very friendly. He makes sure he..."
Sagar Gummadi
"Yum. Had the Nasi Lemak today, friend had the Sambal Chicken, both were fantastic.Owner, Geoffrey very hospitable and..."
Tok Tok Kitchen
89/100 (2287 ratings)
Vegan Options
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Pad Thai
Serves Alcohol
Accepts Mastercard
Highchairs Available
Wheelchair Accessible
Accepts American Express
Accepts Credit Cards
Outdoor Seating
Wine and Beer
Table Service
Accepts Visa
Full Bar
"Cant wait to go back again!! We had the popping prawns, Kafier Lime chicken, shaking beef and duck salad with rice on the side. Even though it was..."
Natasha Ronaldson
"An absolute treat! The wait staff are really friendly and caring. The food is delightfully Asian with a " fusion" that actually works. Can't wait to..."
Bob Thomas
"One of the best dining experiences I've had in a long time. The sauces were layered and exceptionally well balanced. Spicy without being *only*..."
Gillian Green
"We had special dinner to celebrate my son Nic b'day..the place was cozy,services so quick and full of hospitality,and the foodies were all..."
Suyenti Yenni Lin
"Great great food and atmosphere. Haven’t been in NZ FOR 10 years and food is equal to anything I’ve been to in..."
John Barb Snelling
"Today we had the most delightful lunch. We were a group of 4. 3 of us chose 4 small plates to share and my husband chose the fish curry. Every dish..."
Karen Nunes
"Thai fusion food, must try shaking beef and roti dessert , must try this place if you like something..."
Rex Chen
"Highly recommend going to Tok Tok, thoroughly enjoyed our evening..."
Gizmo Boy
"Very awesome customer service, especially from the Manager Rico! The food was superb, the hospitality was amazing along side of the friendliness of..."
"Loved the food. Good portion size.Nice ambience..Thumbs..."
Dev Choudhury
"Have been here numeric times, love the environment, decorating and food, and sush a nice place for drinks too. But there's something impressed me the..."
"Always a pleasure eating here, the service is brilliant. We had a group of about 15 people at extremely short notice and they accommodated for us..."
Bailey Moffitt
"An exotic asian fusion restaurant in Takapuna.Service: 4/10When we entered the restaurant we stood at the counter and waited for the..."
Grace Huang
"Our waitress recommend the sweet potato pad seuw which was fantastic. Portion sizes of the mains were decent and the quality was top..."
"Excellent lunch here this week. Everything we ordered was superb. Stand outs were the eggplant and tofu curry and the vegan free curry. Both portions..."
Kate Williamson
"Papaya green salad might be too spicy for someone. Takapuna colada is really nice. It’s nice to try the special main recommended by the staff...."
Elsalute Chic
"Favorite spot in Takapuna! Delicious food and awesome restaurant. The wagyu beef steamed buns and popping prawns are to die for! Both are super tasty..."
Alice B
"Had lunch here in the weekend and the atmosphere was so nice and I love the wooden letters on the roof that say 'TOK TOK'. I had the 'peach &..."
"I came to Tok Tok with my boyfriend on a Saturday evening and the place was packed! They managed to squeeze us in, which was great! We got the lamb..."
Sharon Louie
"A thai fusion place in Takapua. Seems to be busy. Been here once, really enjoyed their food and thai beer. However, this place is a little pricy and..."
Becky Kuang
"I got to know this restaurant at the Taste of Auckland event which happened 2 years ago they have a stall at the event and I can still remember it..."
Ang Sarap
"Another Asian fusion for the books. After multiple recommendations we gave this little gem a try! Bookings were a must for a table outside under the..."
Shaun Ross
"Tok tok delivers new and fresh flavours that I cannot experience elsewhere! Their balance between authentic and fusion is just right. My favourites..."
Heonjung Kim
"Delicious. I ordered the vegan yellow curry and I swear it was the most delicious curry I’ve had in a long time. It was creamy, however had the..."
Mya S
"Went in after a recommendation from a friend and I will be back.Friendly, helpful staff, great food (sharing plates), reasonably priced and..."
Debbie Lockart
"Crispy half duck and popping prawns are my personal favs here.Also the crispy Hapuka dry red curry.9/10! nice ambience and service! We were quite..."
"Food is amazingBut staff is unfriendly.Been there many times ,still fall in love with food but had many bad experiences with staff .hooe..."
"It was packed when we arrived but we were looked after pretty well. Food was really tasty and I was in love with my 5 spiced pork belly. All the..."
Quinn Mai
"I have been a regular here for a while now. The reason for a four star is cause the food is either a hit or a miss. We have tried pretty much..."
Mary Hodgson
"We had dinner here and all dishes we ordered were excellent! There was a lot of people there so we had to wait a little bit and table wasn’t the..."
"The Halong Banquet set menu was an excellent option if you would like to taste majority of their dishes. The Ruakaka Kingfish sashimi, Crispy Wagyu..."
"FOOD - we ordered the yellow vegan curry and sweet potato pad seuw. The curry was imbalanced and so overwhelming in flavour that we couldn't finish..."
Gem McLeod
"Everything I brought was utterly worth it. Often when eating out, you come away thinking: d I really just spend this much on that!? At Tok Tok this..."
Meghan Kerr-Phillips
"The place is very spacious and a great outdoor area that is fully enclosed in winter. We ordered a few dishes and they were all delicious. The..."
"Tok tok offers a unique dive into asian fusion, their duck dishes are distinctively tok tok, I love their fusion of sweet and savoury! makes it a..."
"I have dined at a lot of different Asian fusion restaurants by now, but somehow, this restaurant still managed to stand out :)First off,..."
Michelle Ma Belle
"Our family went to there quite a few times because my brother-in-law is a big fan of the restaurant. We usually ordered multiple dishes and share. We..."
Bright One
"Food: Friend and I shared the pad thai. Lots on the plate (but if you’re a hungry sharer then get something as well). Nice flavour but meat was a..."
Marina :)
"Beautiful flavours, well cooked food, but there needs to be a warning on the spice levels! We ordered the beef bun, the pork and scallop dumplings,..."
Kathryn Ruth
"Amazing food, especially loved the wagyu beef brisket. Great selection of cocktails and great service. Over all it was lovely night in a nice..."
Avalon Indiana Jones-Nicolle
"Highly recommend, 10/10, spectacular food, didn’t have to wait long, and relaxed atmosphere even though very busy with Mothers Day.Fast..."
"Loved this place!Friendly service, we sat outside and the heaters there keep you toasty. Big space and very popular for birthdays for some..."
Mrs Puddingcake
"Wife has been numerous times before and has wanted to get me here, she finally got it right. Birthday dinner for her.Menu is simple in..."
"Tok Tok is a place that you can visit over and over, the food is delicious and well thought through. The flavours just work with each and every dish,..."
"Really great food, pretty authentic for South East Asian cuisine. Loved the twist they do with their Pad Thai. Full of flavour. The service could do..."
Sarah Theobald
"Went here for a girls catch up and we all shared entrees and it was amazing! We had the shaking beef, crispy duck, pork belly, lamb bites and the..."
"I tried the lamb bites, summer rolls, and crispy duck. I did not like the taste/seasoning on the lamb but the texture of it was on point. I liked the..."
"We came here for lunch and ordered a fair bit for just the two of us. We got the crispy squid, sticky pork ribs, dry Hapuna curry and sweet and sour..."
"I love this place, granted it is always quite busy, I have always been happy to share the communal tables with others so have never been..."
"Went here for lunch on a very hot day.The outdoor area is nice. Cocktails were tasty which went very well with the lamb bites which was full of..."
"We have visited Tok Tok several times and we have tried most items on the menu.  The food and service are outstanding.  The food has great flavour..."
Sam Jones
"Been here twice with one year in between. It’s a cool Asian fusion restaurant with an Asian fusion decor.The menu looks very fancy but most of..."
Haoyang Feng
"IWe have been wanting to try Tok Tok in Takapuna for some time as it has a very good reputation and receives stellar reviews. Well today we went and..."
"Well, busiest night of the year possibly and need I say the service was IMPECCABLE!Well done Tok Tok. Going off recent reviews the service may..."
"Pop corn shrimp, kaffir lime chicken, salt n pepper squid....delicious.Been here 6+ times, food is consistent, service is getting worse, but..."
"Ordered quite a few dishes here when we came in recently, we tried their kingfish sashimi, popping prawns, kaffir lime chicken, shaking beef, pad..."
"Finally got to try Tok Tok and I can see why it's hard to get a booking. A group of 6 and we had their Christmas banquet. Plenty of great flavoured..."
Andrew Poore
"About half of what we ordered was great, the other half pretty average. For the price point to product/value ratio, probably wouldn't visit..."
"Had an amazing dinner tonight with my friends in Tok Tok, the food is absolutely fabulous! Our waiter is effective and friendly! Definitely one of..."
Feiran An
"Another trendy Asian fusion restaurant with great food. On walking in to the sign that said 'please wait to be seated' we awkwardly stood..."
"Very lucky to live locally to Tok Tok and has to be one of the best places to eat this side of the bridge.  Food here is always fresh and spicy. The..."
"Food is full of flavour. Love how each item is so different. You don’t get bored of the menu. Only thing stopping from getting a 5 is I found the..."
Destiny Mackay
"It had great ambience and awesome service from the staff. The food was great, especially the prawns and crab. The food was a tad expensive side..."
"Tok Tok has nice fusion food, good staff and lively premises. Flavours are fresh and palatable, but missing a little bit of the incisiveness of real..."
Thomas W
"I keep this simpleYum yum yum. Very cool cooking stylesWent with work colleague'sLook forward to going here again.Staff very..."
Robert Dunn
"Situated on a busy corner in Takapuna, Tok Tok's specialty is modernised Asian Street food.It's a large space with inside & outside seating & an..."
"Really good service. I jsut dont like being oushed to order entrees when i clearly just wanted mains. Their food was great, a little too spicy for me..."
"Went here the other night and the food was amazing!! Not only does food make a good restaurant but so does the service and honestly Tok Tok's service..."
"Amazing atmosphere. Great service. Food incredible I love Asian fusion, everything incredibly fresh! So many vegan options. Highly recommend veg..."
Emma Grace
"Awesome food, menu is structured aboud sharing plates which I usually loathe being GF when others arent, but there was such an excellent range of GF..."
"Arrived at 9pm and it was packed. Thought we would have lost our reservation as we were 15mins late. We were greeted by a wonderful waitstaff and..."
Al Kumar
"First time trying this place, expectations were high and it still blew us out of the water. We ordered the duck salad (with mangosteen) and wangyu..."
Inhae Jung
"Came here for a friend's birthday in a large group. Ambience is dim and intimate, was super busy when we got there. I absolutely loved everything we..."
Kenzi Yee
"The food was spicy, fragrant and delicious. Everyone at our table loved everything they ordered. I had the prawn and coconut salad and also the..."
"If I could give more than 5 stars I would! I was seriously impressed with Tok Tok. The service and the food were amazing! We booked online..."
Lia Yosaatmadja
"Food was really good, absolutely beautiful. The special venison dumplings were exquisite, and there was a really good range of meats and veggies to..."
"Came here on a Sunday night for a sweet and easy impromptu birthday dinner for our friend. Ordered the lamb bites, salt and pepper squid, sweet and..."
Panini T
"Came here for a late dinner at 8.30.... still people coming in very busy. Huge place great atmosphere just noisy. Waiting for our table by the bar..."
"Stunning food. Had the fresh coconut and prawn salad, which was surprisingly spicy. Delicious succulent dumplings with a soy caramel, and a..."
Lucia Florence
"The food is great. Really packed with bold & strong flavours that will punch your taste buds out of the park. The papaya salad was my favourite but..."
"such nice and djfferent food there. Not like usual southern east food. we had shaking beef which is huge and tasted great. venison salad is fresh...."
Carina Chang
"Cool venue with delicious food, amazing service, and (surprisingly) good value for money. I thoroughly enjoyed my group dinner at Tok Tok and am..."
Raymond Tiong
"The food here is excellent! We ordered a variety of dishes. The beef brisket steamed bun, the red curry hapuka, lamb green curry and duck pad..."
Miss Kiki
"This place has the most amazing roti and beef dish. I had an amazing eating fiesta. The main let down here for me was the waiting service. For me..."
"My favourite Asian Fusion restaurant in Auckland! With so many restaurants sporting Asian Fusion meals on their menu's in Auckland, the competition..."
Roxanne Sarkari
"large space, outdoor indoor flow and loving the fusion vibes. Great atmosphere and great to have a drink and some sharing platters.Service..."
"Went here last night with a group of friends for a birthday dinner. The restaurant itself is really nice, outside is definitely where you want to sit..."
Alysha Bower
"Had dinner there last night, great space with a good atmosphere & very busy all night. For starters the summer rolls which were half chock full..."
Lyn Templeman
"I visited TokTok in a group of 4 without making a reservation on a Sunday afternoon. The place was almost full and we were told that we had 2 hours..."
Katie Kim 20% ZOMATOGOLD: KATI8621
"Who can keep up with another Asian fusion eatery in the Auckland food scene! I have been here twice both times for lunch. Its a bit of a catch 22, it..."
Courtney @ A Food Awakening
"We went to tok tok last night and damn the food was great!!! Well done kitchen beautiful flavors tasty as!!Definitely we are coming back..."
Juan Pablo Morales Valle
"Amazing! this place is always busy yet we have always felt staff are always helpfull and on the ball and the food comes out quickly. Food is..."
Jason Charleston
"Here for a lunch with friend, firstly impressed by the decoration. The bird's nest hanging on the roof reminds me of my childhood. Cup and water..."
"Everything is good! I ordered Manuka smoked salmon with curry which is amazing with Thai flavor! Really enjoy the food here !Very busy..."
Victor Li
"Dined here on Saturday night and the place was already packed, booking is essential! Upon arrival we were seated promptly and all staff were very..."
"The duck pad Thai was a surprising delight, served in a different way. It was delicious and the meat succulent. Fantastic service with smiley..."
Kate Smith
"+ Absolutely delicious food+ South East Asian twist to your night out+ Nice atmosphere+ Attentive staff- Average, bland cocktail that..."
Jihye Kang
"The food is absolutely delicious! I had the pad Thai and roti and was quite content with that. The let down of this place however is the service -..."
Caroline Barrett
"Ever since sampling Tok Toks Brisket bun and Hapuka dry red curry at Taste of Auckland, we couldn't wait to head to Tok Tok in Takapuna and sample..."
"Been there twice now, once for dinner once for lunch. Great food, awesome decor and we had top notch service from the same guy, tiki tattoo on the..."
Brainless Foodie
"Food was phenomenal. I'd recommend the Hapuka Red Curry, beautiful mix of strong and delicate flavors. Also really enjoyed the beef steamed bun. The..."
Tyler King
"Lunched here after a good friend of mine raved about this place. And after sampling the menu I can understand the hype about this place...."
"I tried these guys at the taste festival, really liked it so decided to eat there sunday the next day. They have really good food. Flavoursome...."
"good tasty food.  would recommend anyone who enjoys Asian flavors, small size dishes -great for sharing with friends. service was good.  would..."
Lang Ea
"I came here with a friend on Sunday for lunch. The place was busy but not too packed so we got a good seat. The staff were very friendly and helped..."
"A big tick for me! Great service and delicious food. I can still remember the taste of shaking beef. The table next to us had the same dish and..."
Lily Chow
"I was pleasantly surprised with this place as my cousin who is vegetarian suggested it and not being vegetarian myself I wasn't that excited but I..."
"As a lover of Asian fusion cuisine, it's no surprise that I absolutely loved this place! Staff were so attentive and friendly, food was awesome we..."
Christine Yeh
"Two thumbs up!! Good food. Great service. Me and my friend ordered pad thai and shrimp salad. Loved every bite. Plus the ambiance is perfect. I..."
Claudine Anne Tan
"Had lunch here with large group of coworkers. The kitchen was quick with food service and the quality of food was good. Loved the lamb, calamari and..."
GlutenFreeGuide NZ
"Oh my goodness, soooo good. First time i've everrrr liked chicken wings AND seafood. The prawn popcorn stuff was amazeballs, the chicken wings sooo..."
"Oh my! I'm pleased I came across this gem. Beautiful restaurant, very attentive and pleasant customer service, and the food was exquisite. I don't..."
Nikki S.
"I had this craving for Thai food today but lazy to drive to East Tamaki. My wife suggested we try this place for a change. We ordered the..."
Eric Mendez
"About time Taka had more asian infusion variety. Tok Tok is pretty cool, great tasting food the tacos and Harpuka curry are my..."
"Food was yummy, a pretty standard Asian fusion. We friend and I ordered a bao each, one main, one salad, one roti, and a drink each to a total of..."
Sulin Wang
"Great tasting food! Loved the flavour of every dish I had! We shared the starter, dumplings and lime chicken and then ordered the roast pork belly..."
Tazyn Fini
"I liked the restaurant. The foods are generally tasty. What we had was spicy. The food portions are not really big, so you might also want to try the..."
"My second visit was way better. The place keeps crowded and the food was way more impressive. This time I've tried the Thai style sashimi, pork..."
Diogo Reck
"My cousin suggested going to this place for lunch cos she has heard it was good. It was a little late in the afternoon like 2-3pm. There were 8 of us..."
"An amazing South East Asian culinary journey.Highly recommend the lamb bites starter and the crispy hapuka red curry main. A special shout out..."
Jyothi Madanlal Chhabria
"Loved it! Went late on Thursday night and it was still busy with a small wait for a table but it's worth it!Enjoyed the popping prawns and..."
"Have been here a few times now and love it. A fantastic addition to Takapuna.You really can't go wrong with anything on the menu, try..."
"I went to Tok Tok with my girlfriend and her family for dinner. We went in on a whim and were lucky to get a table, it'd just opened a few weeks..."
Frazer Noble
"Wow, I went there last week with few friends on a rainy day. Great atmosphere for a bottle of wine, with warm and friendly as well as the decoration,..."
Tra Tran
"We arrived on a busy Sunday afternoon. The first impression wasn't great, as we had to move from one table that wasn't cleaned properly to another..."
Kat Boz
"■ Beautiful interior■ Delicious food■ Amazing service■ Gets very busy■ On the pricey endTakapuna is..."
"Last Sunday, I had lunch with my family at Tok Tok, a restaurant I’ve been wanting to try since it opened in Takapuna some time last year. It was..."
Angela (A Style Collector)
"Food was great but smaller portions that necessary for sharing with larger groups. Salads were also all the same just with one different addition...."
"Came here for lunch having heard good things about this place. Set in the north shore it will definitely add variety to the eateries for the..."
Ivan Koay
"Lovely service. We didn't make a reservation but the FOH were really helpful and got us a table where we prefered. All the entrees were great. They..."
Adline Shandil
"We didn't make a booking but got a table after eating by the bar to order some drinks first , we got the lamb and shaking beef as mains but they..."
Richie Chewy
"We had been there last night. One of the best of Asian fusion food that I had in Auckland. Great service and nice atmosphere. Definitely be back...."
Ben Duong
"We have been to Tok Tok a couple of times since it opened .It is one of the best experiences from a new restaurant in Takapuna that we have seen and..."
Lesley Pether
"Went on a rainy thursday night with three friends for dinner and had drinks on the low tables before our table was ready as we arrived early and..."
Helen Gyde
"As someone who travelled to Vietnam recently and has struggled to find good Vietnamese food in Auckland, this place was a lovely surprise with the..."
Shannon Em
"Me and my son ate here for dinner tonight. Hands down the best restaurant I've been to for quite a while. The food has tons of flavour with..."
"Asian fusion at its finest! The food is as good as it sounds on the menu, it has a lovely open dining space with a enclosed outdoor area perfect for..."
Eden Wood
"This is the second time I have dined at this fabulous restaurant and next time I will give it 5/5 because I am sure by then they will have sorted out..."
Rachel Brebner
"First time there - for mid week lunch. We have now picked out our dinner menu for the next 5 visits 👍 Only tried a few small plates so far but the..."
Sandy Bedford
"Service was great, very friendly. Drinks were nice. Food was great. Portions weren't overly large so it's good to order starter if you're quite..."
"Great place friendly staff and really flavour some food The place was busy as with a nice atmosphere and the menu had a wide variety of fresh..."
David Thompson
"We’ve been eager to try Tok Tok since it opened so were pleased to get there on Saturday night.We arrived at 8pm and were behind a party of 3..."
Semanie Cato
"We had such a great time yesterday at Tok Tok; delicious food, amazing atmosphere, friendly staff and affordable price. I will definitely go back..."
Oxana Timofeeva
"First time visit for lunch yesterday. Great food. We had tapas chicken, rice paper rolls, tuna tacos, prawn dumplings. All food really nice. My fav..."
"The best new Restaurant in Takapuna. Since the new edition of Madam woo we are a bit spoilt for choice in Takapuna.. My advice is try Tok..."
Scotty Ray
"We gave Tok Tok a few weeks to bed in and then tried it mid afternoon one Saturday when it was quiet and we weren't disappointed. We had the popping..."
"This restaurant is opened by the owners of Le Vietnamese cafe in Ponsonby. The food was delicious and reasonably priced. Service was friendly. Though..."
Kim Ying Chan
"I'm a vegetarian, and often these asian fusion places don't have great options (e.g. Mekong Baby, etc), so I was really pleasantly surprised to see 3..."
"I have to leave a 'mixed' review after we went there recently after the new opening. We left feeling let down by the service, but were pleased with..."
"Very impressive choices at lunch.  I ordered the crispy hapuka red curry.  The portion was more than enough with at least 6 large pieces of fish...."
Nanam Eatery
89/100 (1502 ratings)
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Beef Cheeks
Roast Chicken
Accepts Credit Cards
Live Music
Wine and Beer
Table Service
Full Bar
Serves Alcohol
Highchairs Available
Wheelchair Accessible
"Drove all the way from East Auckland on a weekday just to have lunch at Nanam. Their Wagyu sausage longganisa is indeed a winner. The taco pao is a..."
Rea Roxas
"I didn’t realise I was missing out on a whole ass cuisine until I tried Nanam. Blew my mind, sis the flavours wow!!! Unfortunately my ass is too..."
Bella Qian
"The location is easy to find, and the Nanam staff was very accommodating. There were so many good stuff to consider on their menu, and since we were..."
Ginger Taduran
"Came here the first time - the starters (wagyu sausage and spring rolls) were very tasty. The main I had (wagyu steak) was good, but nothing special..."
Arabella Ross
"We definitely enjoyed the service especially how Don was very accommodating to us...."
"Food was so flavoursome and tasty. It's Filipino food I can eat together with my Filipino friends who say it's a good kiwi twist on Filipino food we..."
"Have been here multiple times and have always had a great dining experience. The place is very classy. The servers are always attentive and most..."
April I.S.
"Holy Moly this place is so freaken good!! It's the first time in ages since I smiled so hard while eating food. Honestly I probably looked like a..."
"Food 4/5Service 4/5Ambience 5/5Not your traditional Filipino restaurant Chef has taken ideas from traditional dishes and created..."
Jho Meets Food
"We first visited Nanam three years ago, that was when their restaurant was located in Symonds Street, Royal Oak. Our review during that time was OK,..."
Ang Sarap
"Wanted to come to Nanam for so long. We had a great evening. Food was very good and services were excellent. Love everything we ordered. We tried six..."
Becky Kuang
"I would have given this place 5 star however I find their food quite pricey for the scanty amount they serve. My bestfriend and I went there for..."
KC Yumul
"Great location with good parking spaces. Atmosphere and decor done pretty well. Staff were really friendly and food was really good as well...."
Michael Chen
"The food here is soo tasty and fresh, the atmosphere is beautiful and the service was impeccable. I would eat here every day if I could! Highly..."
Michelle Ngatai
"Great experience at Nanam, what a beautiful meal.Every single dish was delicious, you can see the love that the team put in their restaurant, as..."
Andres Pinzon Mendez
"Really good and quality food, and actually quite filling as well.Roasted pork belly was perfect, crispy skin and tender juicy meat. Both..."
"This restaurant was such a wonderful surprise. We doubted a Filipino restaurant and we were wrong. Walking in the atmosphere was bustling, tables..."
"Some of the best filo food I've had. It's fusion so there's a bit of a twist on some of the classic dishes but overall really tasty. I definitely..."
Leslie Tan
"As a massive fan of Filipino food and my partner being Filipino this was a match made in heaven. Nanam's take on the soul food with a fusion mix is..."
Zachary Smith
"Beautiful service and ambience upon arrival.I ordered a Taco Pao (to share with a friend), and a Pork Belly “Lechon” as my..."
Vivian C
"Delicious! Lots of gluten free options and very friendly and helpful wait staff. Really enjoyed my meal, had the chicken, tofu salad and partner had..."
"Excellent filipino fusion restaurant. Love the ambiance and classy set up of the place. Attentive and helpful waitress.All dishes were..."
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"Filipino Food with a Twist. Make sure to call in for a reservation for this place is packed with people especially during the weekends. A bit pricey..."
Jinky Jimenez Cruz
"Attentive service. Food was excellent. I like the twist on the traditional flavours. Really interesting. Somewhat pricey but makes sense for the..."
"Ever since trying Nanam at its old Royal Oak site a few years ago, I fell in love with its incredible unique and delicious modern Filipino cuisine...."
Annie Ren
"Came here on a sunny Saturday evening before it got really busy.I've heard so much about this Filipino-Fusion and finally got the chance to..."
Oksana Zhang
"Been here a few times and the food is awesome. It’s Filipino fusion food.I usually order 4 or 5 things off the menu because the food is..."
"Such a nice restaurant, very hospitable host and hostess. Very tidy toilets and place has a nice ambiance. Food was good, but not what I..."
The Gastronomist
"Seriously such cool food! The restaurant had such a fantastic vibe to it - loved the interior design. We had never had this type of cuisine before..."
Karma Clarke
"Food was amazing!! Bit of a twist on your normal philipino food. Had 3 tapas and a desert. The pork belly was divine, the lamb croquettes were..."
"REALLY GOOD FOOD!!! Amazing staff, good portions, reasonable price, awesome place, just all round great experience. My new go-to for comfort..."
"Been here a few times and always had a great time with great food. When I first walked in, I loved the deco and the coziness of the place. Staff were..."
"The taco Pao is one of the best baos I’ve had in Auckland! The pawpaw salad and the smoked eggplant are both excellent also! The beef cheek was yum..."
Nuj Writes
"I love how passionate the owner/s and the chef of Nanam. All their hard work is seen in their menus. They perfectly level up the filipino cuisine and..."
"15/08/2018I don't normally come to this side of Auckland, so I thought we will try one of the Metro 50 2018. Didn't have much expectation at all..."
"Tried few Filipino food in night market in AU and NZ, it’s the very first time I have it in a formal restaurant. This place was nicely decorated,..."
"Friendly staff and great ambiance and really good food. Great place to enjoy a modern twist classical Filipino recipes. Warm cosy setting that's..."
Adrian Lim
"We came for the father's day lunch. The size of shared platter was a bit small as opposed to its price (39nzd per guest). The mains were so good esp..."
"Really enjoyed this place. Very different flavours. Smoked eggplant delicious with really good contrast of textures with the crisp brown rice and..."
Deb Ross
"This is a very nice restaurant! beautiful cozy place. You have to make a reservation to be sure to get a table on weekends. You can order small..."
Andrea Barabas
"Stand out in boring Takapuna Food sceneCompared to the typical Auckland food, Nanam serves delicious and flavorful food at reasonable..."
Glamour Girl
"The place was very nice. The service was great and the food was delicious. I’m not sure how authentic it is, but who cares. Loses a star for being..."
"Beautiful, yummy food we’ve been twice and going again tonight, delicious menu and a variety of dishes that suits everyone, lovely staff always..."
"Beautiful food, modern atmosphere, and super attentive staff. I’m usually not a huge fan of Filipino food, but Nanam has converted me. We..."
"In short - excellent. Food was great and reasonably priced. Service was generally good with only a couple of minor slip ups. The only let down was..."
"I had an amazing experience here. The staff here were lovely and very helpful in explaining the menu and overall every accommodating.Highly..."
"Birthday dinner Having loved my first Nanam experience when they were in Royal Oaks it was only a matter of time I visited them again in..."
"Nanam is an experience. The food is fresh, delicious and unlike anything you’ve tasted. If you have not tried Filipino food this is a good place to..."
"Had a lovely dinner on Friday with amazing live guitar music. The menu is not big but has plenty of exciting dishes to choose. We chose the..."
Erina Kudo
"It is a shame I don't have anymore stars to give.The design, the live music, the flavours, the textures, the ambient..everything just..."
João Plácido
"Beautiful meal last night, impeccable service and amazing food! Ovaltine dessert is a must try! I'm already trying to plan another meal..."
Jennah Lysaght
"Went on a here on Saturday night with a group 5. I can say I was blown away with every aspect of our experience. One of the hidden gems in Auckland..."
Eshan G
"Went there quite late but they still accommodate us. Ambiance and music is great. Food was exceptional specially the kare-kare.Though a bit..."
"Really love this place. Have never tried filipino food before and was blown away! The ambiance was great, food was beautiful, the wait staff was..."
"Excellent food, great atmosphere and attentive staff. The kids’ meals came fast however it was a bit of a wait for the mains. Amazing fusion of..."
"Haven’t stopped craving Nanam since the first time I went there! Food is absolutely to die for. Food is so flavoursome. Service was..."
Roimata Edwards
"We were heading down further to hurstmere road to another restaurant but stumbled upon nanam from outside and it looked interesting so we decided to..."
Richie Chewy
"I came here with family after realising they relocated to Takapuna. My goodness if I could score higher I would.Beautiful space with..."
Happy Eater
"We loved this restaurant when it was in Royal Oak, so had to try it again and support them in the new Takapuna site. They are super friendly here and..."
"My husbandThomas Shi took me here for my birthday dinner❤❤ The staff are all helpful and friendly. I love the taste of their lemongrass wagyu..."
"I feel quite lucky that I’m spoilt for choice for places to eat in my neighbourhood. The latest exciting place that opened in Takapuna is Nanam..."
Angela (A Style Collector)
"Our table of four were well taken care of by the friendly staff. All the dishes were well thought out and on the generous side. Great wine list with..."
"What a fantastic restaurant with lovely decor, excellent food and outstanding service. We had a large group and were given a private dining room that..."
Meghan Kerr-Phillips
"Nice ambience, great service.Everything was so delicious- from the croqueta (lamb adobo), clams, crispy pork and its zingy dip, octopus in ink...."
"We only had dessert here but all i can say is ... WOOOOOOW! LOVED the desserts + the service (service was friendly + quick, decor is really..."
Helen I.
"Update August 2018:We went back with my partners family and were equally as delighted. The dishes lived up to our memories and it was again one..."
Ramen Lab
89/100 (969 ratings)
"Such quality good, I’ve been back several times to now get my ramen..."
Nick Volkwyn
"Absolutely delicious ramen. Been coming here for ages and I always get number 3 with thick noodles. The broth isn’t too salty but is creamy and..."
"Beautiful restaurant with a great relaxed atmosphere. Delicious ramen dishes. Had one with broth and one without which was more gravy-like. Highly..."
"The best so far, love the soup, it’s a bit salty but it’s..."
CK Chan
"Spicy TanTan Ramen FTW, can’t beat..."
Daniel Bundy
"Broth and ramen are excellent. Very satisfying. Chicken Karage is a bit pricey but its certainly one of the best i've had. Coating is light. Six..."
Katie Li
"I had miso ramen and it was quite good . The soup tasted was creamy but a little bit salty for me . The egg was perfect. A busy place but staff was..."
Tian Sweetly
"Best ramen in Auckland!! Will definitely come again!!!!!!! The profile picture of Ramen Lab in zomato looks so bad and cannot reflect how..."
Chak Hin Ho
"Shio ramen + Tamago(Egg)& extra..."
"I have been to so many Japanese restaurants in Auckland to get ramen, but i think this place has the most authentic Japanese Ramen. Got a Tonkotsu..."
"Probably the best ramen you’ll find in Auckland. I went with my family and we ordered the spicy tantan ramen, tonkotsu gyokai shoyu ramen, tonkotsu..."
Sabrina Hea
"My friend and I had Tonkotsu Gyokai Shoyu Ramen and Youzi Ramen.Ramen/noodle is full of noodle flavor if yiu know what I..."
Jessie He
"Get this:Spicy tan-tan ramen with a large serving, very hard noodles (barikata), Stronger soup (koime and tonkotsu base), 2 scoop pork mince..."
Talmo Chingu
"Ramen Lab is one of the closest ramen stores in my area. They're very affordable and because of this, it can get very busy during dinner. The service..."
"I ordered the Tantan ramen noodle. I ordered with extra noodles, and thank god for that as it would not have filled me up if I didn’t order the..."
"Best Ramen in Takapuna. Super good services and very nice Ramen. Lots of good choices. Number 1 & 2 Ramen on their menu are highly recommended...."
Becky Kuang
"Delicious noodles with vege options. Our go to for Uber eats and also takeout. Authentic and tasty Japanese noodles. Very flavoursome and always does..."
Em Kay
"It’s been six months since our Japan trip and I am so missing that beautiful country already, the places, the scenery, the people and the food,..."
Ang Sarap
"I think it is safe to say Ramen Lab makes the most authentic Ramen in the city, and it never fails to be what I feel like each week for a dinner out...."
Ben Pogson
"Ordered the miso ramen, the vegetarian ramen and the karaage chicken takeaway. The ramens were both really nice, a bit salty but not overwhelming...."
"Ordered their Tonkotsu Ramen and added extra eggs and corn. The noodles are so fresh and has an amazing texture. The eggs were a little bit too salty..."
Bonnie Hu
"The best ramen I have had in New Zealand, it is seriously Japan standard. They are friendly with quick service, plus cheap lunch deals. Super happy I..."
"Love the thin ramen noodles. Variety of ramen soup choices. The interior decor looks awesome. It was good that they provide some parking spots...."
"I used to not like ramen but the Ramen Lab changed my view about this dish. Firm noodles, flavourful soup, friendly staff (we just had a little..."
"5 Stars for really delicious gluten free options!! This place also has one of the softest chashu (pork) in ramen so definitely worth getting extra if..."
TJ Laurino
"Instant booking comfirmation, friendly service even tho they were very busy.I even saw an arrogant lady just walk in and demand a table. The..."
"Personally I haven’t had too much ramen so I won’t go into detail about the ramen. (Sadly my ramen count is probably still in the twenties) This..."
Lance Law
"I had been craving tsukemen (つけ麺) (dipping ramen noodles) for the past week after some of my favourite youtubers introduced a great tsukemen..."
Vivian C
"Wonderful! I'd never tried Ramen before and this was a good introduction. Lots of choice on the menu which is great and service was polite..."
Imogen Trupinic
"Food: 4Service: 5Interior: 3We stumbled on this place after driving around takapuna for dinner, then noticed this store was..."
Christine Lee
"Best ramen I’ve ever had, and such lovely service! Ambience was lovely, staff were great, food came out fast and was DELICIOUS! Will be back for..."
Nika Marett
"Best ramen in auckland. Only a couple of vegetarian options but it's soooo good. The broth is thick and flavoursome and they are generous with the..."
Veggie Delights
"Watching Asian couples on awkward first dates here where they slurp their ramen and try and think of things to say is an easy 8/10 would definitely..."
Matthew Yang
"This small restaurant is the best ramen spot in Auckland. I tried ramen in many places around and this little restaurant would beat the..."
"Went here with my friend as soon as it opened (11:30am) and didn't have to wait long for our food. I ordered the Shoyu Ramen, wich tasted pretty..."
"Went here during a Saturday night and got busy fairly quickly. Luckily we ordered before it got super busy so the food didn’t take too..."
Aleana Fernando
"Ordered Tonkatsu and Rich Miso and it satisfied my cravings. Taste and value for $ 👍👏Karaage chicken is good but tasted better on other..."
"Visited Ramen Lab on a rainy day! Perfect weather for a perfect bowl of noodle! It was when they first opened so was little short staff, and food..."
Selene Nguyen 🌸
"Googled the best ramen restaurant n this Ramen Lab was on the list:) omg. I love it:) i have tried 3 different things and i love the clear (?)soup..."
Alice In New Zealand
"Ramen Lab is always one of my favourites for lunch during workdays. Quality tasting ramen, convenient location, friendly staff. Always satisfies my..."
Emily Ng
"Great tasting ramen under the tallest building in Takapuna. Took them only 3 minutes to prepare! Absolutely amazing! Will definitely be..."
Tony Ma
"I wouldn’t say it’s the best but surely close enough. The ramen is silky and the soup slurpy. It has everything you look for in a Japanese..."
Jonathan Bangera
"Very quiet on a Wednesday lunchtime. Only two staff on duty and on arrival both were back in the kitchen, meaning we had a awkward wait for a few..."
Paul O
"My boyfriend claims that Ramen Lab makes the “best fried chicken in New Zealand”. Not much of a fried chicken fan myself, but I must say that the..."
Real Slug
"Really good food, really great atmosphere, good price :) however, real weird layout of payment and booking situation, and service is moderate. When..."
"Lunched here several times, and my absolutely favourite is the Shoyu ramen!Generous servings, delicious soup. . A great way to satisfy your..."
"Good wholesome Ramen!! Great place to introduce new tastebuds to the world of ramen and creamy rich ramen soup bases. Simple menu, and great to..."
"Great experience! Came for lunch on a weekday and although it wasn’t too busy there was a decent amount of people there which is always a good..."
Bella Qian
"Stopped by for lunch and wasn't sure what to expect. It was a bit hard to find since it was a bit away from the road.The menu had quite a..."
Benedict Uy
"The ramen we had was really good. Forgot the names but it was the 1st and 2nd item on the menu. Also tried the karaage chicken which was also good...."
Louie Faundo
"great ramen place !! a bit pricey and not much toppings at all but definitely DELICIOUS ! i asked for extra hot for a spicy ramen and i did get EXTRA..."
Rud Ster
"Amazing soup, great noodles, ok topping. the topping is yum but very little, only one piece of pork, half of an egg, one slice of naruto... Recommend..."
Ying Miao
"Had gyokai shoyu ramen double size and it was really nice! I loved the egg in there :) the waiter was friendly and professional. Highly..."
Arnold Smith
"My friend strongly recommended me to this place so I came and ate. The Tonkotsu Ramen I had here was better than the ones I had in Japan. There were..."
"I don't eat pork, so going to a ramen place is kind of pointless - not in this case. I ordered the vegetarian ramen with a half serve of chicken..."
"Great ramen. One of the best ramen restaurant in Auckland. Tonkotsu and syo-yu ramen are the best choice. It's worth a try if you haven't been there..."
Benjamin Daisuke Hirata
"Rich and tasty broth that is not too salty (no obvious msg). Ordered the Tonkotsu Gyokai Shoyu Ramen with a distinct fish base and came with lots of..."
"Very good food but a bit slow. Perhaps just because it was busy. I order a Tan tan ramen and it was by far one of the best I've had in New Zealand so..."
Max Choi
"Huge fan of this place been here a few times and its never disappointed. From shoyu to tonkotsu to the tan tan ramen it's all been delishious!..."
Greg Brown
"Really nice and cosy, and the only ramen joint in takapuna. A welcomed addition. They have probably the best broth in Auckland and the egg is perfect..."
"Finally a ramen joint in Takapuna, been waiting for something like this in ages. Huge piping hot bowl of ramen and that broth is just amazing. The..."
"4.5/5 Taste4/5 Display 3/5 Quantity 4/5 Customer Service Small but mighty.These ramens are packed with flavours, the..."
"Nice place to come to whenever you're craving a bowl of delicious ramen, taste is authentic and reminds me of the wonderful time I had travelling to..."
"If you are looking for a good Ramen place, you can consider this place. Its a small shop located in Takapuna. Had Spicy Tantan ramen and shoyu ramen...."
"Came here for dinner, was quite busy and a reasonable waiting time for our meal to come out. We ordered the tonkotsu ramen, karaage, and..."
Angelina Stefani
"Good, authentic Japanese ramen (despite what some reviewers who clearly don't know Japanese ramen think). Broth is excellent - really flavorful and..."
Austen Ganley
"Came here and ordered the tonkotsu ramen and miso ramen. Both were nice but on the pricey side as the portions were quite small. The soup was well..."
"Absolutely delicious tonkotsu ramen for the very reasonable price of $12 including seaweed slices, spring onion and chashu pork atop the noodles -..."
Kiwi Eats Asia
"If you're after a warm potent Japanese ramen broth, please don't look any further.. Ramen Lab us your answer.Broth was superb, noodles -..."
Jade Lim
"Tried this restaurant based on the Zomato review and it didn't disappoint. The place is small, but nice and simple. The customer service were good..."
"Great Ramen. The free range ethos is very welcome to any ethical noodle fan. The pork broth is so tasty, thick, moorish  and with a depth of flavour..."
Deb Ross
"Good noodle! tasty food! The soup in the noodle is great! Noodle is delicious! ..."
Matt Wang
"Best Tonkatsu ramen in town. The broth is superb, absolutely fully of rich texture and flavour of pork bone. The texture is creamy and full blast of..."
Jayden Kua
"Admittedly I haven't had ramen before trying it here, but here seems to be the only place to go. It's a cosy little restaurant hidden away in..."
"Nice to see a ramen place in takapuna.Had a high hope after seeing positive reviews. Ordered tatan noodles for $16. The taste was pretty..."
Daniel Kim
"Not a big ramen place but very clean and ordered. Operated by Japanese, great service (but a pretty and polite Japanese girl). Not a long list of..."
"No nonsense ramen. I've eaten at other Japanese lunch bars but they do not even compare to the taste of the fuller smoother flavor of the pork bone..."
John Biggs
"This is the best ramen restaurant in New Zealand!They do not have many choices in their menu, but trust me you will go for the same ramen..."
Cindy Ong
"Food here is no less than amazing!Though I've never been to Japan before, I don't think it is possible to cook a better tonkotsu ramen then..."
Diogo Reck
"Takapuna has needed a decent ramen place and here it is. Outstanding. Ramen was wonderful as was the gyoza. Friendly and efficient staff. Highly..."
"After having countless bowls of delicious ramen in Japan, obviously no ramen place in Auckland would compare. However, I would say that Ramen Lab has..."
"Came here for Ramen on a cold winter night and was not disappointed. The broth was thick, portion was adequate and everything we ordered tasted..."
Sabrina Chae
"Ramen is like a Burger. The individual pieces that make up a Burger are bland on their own, but when combined, can make a variety of personalised..."
"My friend recommended this ramen place to me and I am hooked! We ordered the Tsukemen and gyoza. It was my first time trying Tsukemen and I really..."
Fiona Ong
"This place is easily the best ramen place in Auckland. Very rich and flavoursome broths. For thick broths I recommend the Miso and Tantan flavours...."
Zach Je Yon Lum
"Great service, very friendly staff.  Had the tonkatsu on my first visit, liked it so decided to come back again.  Had the yuzu shio ramen, very..."
Hannah Chiam
"Never had such a nice ramen in Auckland until came to here. Ordered Tonkotsu, which is ramen in white, milky, pork based soup, was dished up nicely..."
"This is a really great place!A hidden gem in Takapuna, if you haven't tried ramen before it will get you hooked! Be sure to try and you will not..."
Charlotte Ellen Bradburn
"If you like ramen, make this your next stop. If you are interested in trying Tsukemen (aka 'dipping noodle'), make this your next stop right now...."
Ben Ch
Cafe Mimosa
89/100 (598 ratings)
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Sit down
Wheelchair Accessible
"Mimosa is a really cozy cafe to visit on your weekends. The environment is warm and relaxed which was a perfect spot on the windy Saturday I..."
The Sweet Tooth Fairy
"With homework on my mind and on the verge of sickness, I went to Mimosa. I ordered a turmeric latte and was very surprised at how tasty this was. I..."
Tasteful Seconds By Kyrsta Lynn
"Cosy and friendly cafe, tasty sourdough toast and hardworking but relaxed staff, and very nice. Chill atmosphere and great coffee too, could become a..."
Brandon Brooks
"On the menu, a rendition of a Japanese style curry using a combination of fresh root vegetables and brown rice that elevates you and leaves you..."
Pulp Culture
"Calming atmosphere and great use of recycled retro furniture. The staff were polite and friendly. The menu had an authentic Japanese home-cooked feel..."
Holly Picot
"Such a great experience at Mimosa yesterday. My partner and I popped in for brunch and ordered the coconut waffles and eggs benny. His eggs were..."
Caitlin Elise
"Chose Mimosa for a birthday brunch with Mom and brother. We all raved about the food. We had the pancakes, muesli and smashed avocado all of which..."
Deva Britow
"Love the private, cosy outdoor area out the back - perfect for a peaceful lunch or for reading! I enjoyed their lychee & coconut panna cotta with..."
"Love the food here! I love it even more that it’s Japanese fusion cause I love Japanese food! The staff are very nice too. Quite a small cafe but..."
"Interesting experience. I have never enjoyed vegan food in my life, but Mimosa was the place to change my point of view, Vegas do actually have a..."
Ģirts Betmanis
"The food is so healthy, presented beautifully and is always satisfying here. I also love the cabinet food options which are special to have for a..."
Mya S
"The store is really cute, i ordered a matcha latte it came fast but it was not as hot as i expected. Anyhow, I still recommend it its a perfect place..."
Jenny Aquino
"Nice brunch at the cafe. Food are very fresh. As a Vegetarian Cafe, it tastes quite good. Forgot to take photo for the Japanese tea. It is quite..."
"Immaculate nutritious food always served with stunning presentation. Everything I have tried has been delicious. Friendly staff. Always excited to..."
"The food was really good, the presentation of the food was amazing too. The staff there were really nice, but just a little pricey for me :). ..."
Sharon Ngai
"Mimosa is a great spot for vegetarian and vegan options. All the cabinet treats look amazing. The snickers bar and bliss balls are delicious. I️..."
Carissa Vittese
"Very friendly staff and lovely owner who believes in eating healthy, organic and fresh produce.  Very flexible and adjusts to all types of..."
Viyola Dsouza
"Literally come here all the time as I work in Takapuna area. Tried the porridge for the first time today and it’s so yummy. The staff are always..."
Jessica Marson
"Lovely little family café which makes vegan food taste almost "normal". Great smoothies, food, snacks and service for a really good and affordable..."
"Mimosa is a real gem for those that are vegetarian and vegan. We stopped here for brunch on Sunday and enjoyed the food and hot beverages. The café..."
"Super yummy and perfect portion sizing. Only thing to complain about is the pricing, side of avo was toooo expensive and smoothie was slightly..."
"Definitely one of my favourite cafes! Red velvet waffles were outstanding as well as the coffee. Staff are friendly and I love their outdoor seating..."
"Loved this place and wish I'd found it sooner! Really lovely food, best presentation too. Loved the outdoor seating too. Their cabinet treats are to..."
"Love this cafe very much! So many vegetarian/vegan options that are extremely delicious! They have all kinds of meals, treats/sweets, smoothies and..."
Keeley Watson 💌
"Service- sensational. Attentive and friendly staff. Food- delicious Highly recommend the shakshuka (see picture- they served it with 2..."
"Mimosa is a hidden gem in Takapuna. Usually cosy and bustling, we were surprised to find it relatively quiet at lunchtime. Service was quick. We..."
Samantha Addison-Saipe
"I have been trying to find good matcha lattes around Auckland, in particular the North shore. Mimosa definitely delivered one of the better lattes...."
Bridie O'Malley
"First time to mimosa this morning Ordered the green cold pressed juice - I wasn't a fan it was a bit grassy tasting for me The pea..."
Ariane Nuttall
"Had a very tasty açaí bowl on Sunday for Mother's Day. My mum got given a little vegan bounty bar courtesy of the cafe which was a very nice..."
Britley Bennett
"Absolutely love this place! It's got to be the best place in Auckland for vegan breakfasts. Lots of sweet and savoury healthy breakfast and lunch..."
Jordyn Witika
"Love it! Gonna try the veggie big breakfast and Curry rice next time❤️Absolutely my type of cafe. Today we try the orange cake, strawberry..."
"I love this place I go there everyday for my coffee and the muffins are delicious. Staff are so friendly and always remember my order. Highly..."
Mya Saffer
"Came here once, the food is super duper healthy but all honesty I think the only popular dish is the smoothie bowl. I ordered mushrooms on toast and..."
Jazmin Lee
"Went here for lunch today; I ordered the Mimosa Power Bowl. I was a little disappointed with the meal, it felt on the small side for $15 and there..."
Saskia Kiefte
"Such a cute little cafe tucked away on Lake Rd. The menu is small but offers a lovely variety of sweet and savoury. The acai bowl is one of the best..."
Eden Wood
"Just came back to re-write this review. I have been a few times before and had smaller snacks and afternoon tea, I loved it, but couldn't give a full..."
Sam L
"Have been dining here off and on, for over a year now. Definitely one of the most consistent cafes on the North Shore. Have never left disappointed,..."
Nathan Alloway
"My sister has a dairy intolerance so we ended up at Mimosa so she could have something that wasn't eggs on toast. Good god there are so many options..."
Nikki Lockwood
"Wonderful service, the staff were really friendly. Excellent vegan and vegetarian food. The service was so fast! I had the vegan, gluten free..."
Imogen Constantine
"Nice cosy place to relax. I am not practicing raw/clean eating per se but I do enjoy the desserts (and coffee!!) here. Very clean and easy on the..."
Casslyn Tee
"Mimosa is one of my favourite lunch spots on Takapuna just because the food and coffee seems to be consistently good. Menu picks : Cacao..."
"Fresh healthy and delicious. The crispy tofu looks amazing. Although their portion was a bit small for the hungry boys! Really cute outdoor seatings..."
Anh Doe
"Cute little cafe tucked away in Takapuna. Lots of organic treats! Small but quiet cafe on a Friday morning. I ordered the acai bowl which was amazing..."
Couple Of Cheap Westies
"Warm welcome from their owner all the time.  Service is great!  Food-wise, I like their soba (Japanese cold noodles) that is mixed with fresh..."
"Little nice café with a calm and relaxing atmosphere. The coffee was really good and the menu selection will please even the most difficult vegans...."
"Since I heard so many good things about this place I finally had the chance to come around and check out what they have to offer. I had the Mimosa..."
Kristi Vermes
"Small cafe tucked away in takapuna With very healthy choices and a cute interior filled with vintage accessories will revisit !Had their..."
"such a lovely cafe! friendly staff and great healthy food :) got the raw beetroot salad and a coffee, both were great! will definitely be coming back..."
"Great almond milk coffee! Always yummy. The raw toffee pop is delicious! Great meals to get takeaway with a nice small option range. Smoothies are..."
Caitlin Snodgrass
"I really like this cute little cafe. The decor is nice and quirky. The service is great too. They have a good selection of healthy meals and also..."
Angela (A Style Collector)
"Quaint little spot in Takapuna for a coffee and sweet treat! Reasonably busy little nook tucked away with quirky lighting and design! Strong coffee..."
"Officially my favourite Cafe😍 The service is so kind and very friendly. The food is amazing and can't wait to try the whole entire menu! Would..."
Livi Baker
"Love this cafe. Really friendly. Good food and great atmosphere. Their desserts are fantastic. I was so happy they offered another type of non-dairy..."
"went to mimosa for lunch and it was a cute little cafe! Nice and warm in there too. Decided to get the avocado, haloumi and beetroot relish sandwich..."
Zoe Eleanor Jennings
"Mimosa is an absolute gem of a cafe, located conveniently close to Takapuna Beach making it the perfect place to head to as the weather warms up. I..."
Ashlee Adams
"A delightful whole foods cafe in Takapuna with a bright and airy back patio. The food, service, and decor is adorable and will please just about..."
"One of the nicest and cosiest places in Takapuna. Everything is very nice. Prices are good, especially counting that raw/vegan food is usually..."
Sophia Ignateva
"Gorgeous little cafe. Has a lovely atmosphere, I absolutely love the funky, mismatched decor. The food was absolutely delicious! Only confusion was..."
"The formulae for a good cafe is simple and so few get it right. These guys have, There service does not leave you waiting at your table for your..."
David Boshier
"Mimosa is a genus of, say 400 species of herbs and shrubs... Serving only organic and fairtrade ingredients (and now totally vegan), there was..."
"I visit Mimosa most days, for a soy latte and a blueberry muffin. The staff are always friendly, the coffee and muffin are always nice too. It's a..."
Lena Duffin
"Its a very nice, well decorated cafe. Food if wonderful and yum. Very easily located and near to the Takapuna beach. I went with my bf and We enjoyed..."
Dulcie Raphielle Tan
"This is the 3rd time I have been here, the atmosphere of Mimosa is so lovely and warm, as are the staff. I have nothing but praise for this quaint..."
"I've only been once so far but loved it. Got the great package of a coffee (Mocchachino) and a muffin for only $6.50. The banana chocolate muffin was..."
"I find myself coming back to Mimosa more and more now, but how could i not? Charming and quirky interiors are a wonderful addition by their..."
"I think this place is sooo cute. A little too small if you're going in a huge crowd. They have a big table out front that makes you feel right at..."
Peifen Chua
"We ordered the Mimosa Bowl ($13) - which had a range of ingredients including brown rice, avocado, white beans, and some sour cream. A very light and..."
Two Honest Truths
So French
89/100 (71 ratings)
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegetarian Friendly
"Hands down this place is the best French bakery I've been to in NZ & Aus. Their croissants and sourdough reminds me of ones I tried in Paris. One..."
Daniel Kim
"Although visiting this cafe was an accident, it is a luck, too! Had breakfast with family on weekend morning, the small busy French cafe at takapuna..."
Lee Vicky
"So French cafe is super damn cute girl!! Been here a couple times for a crepe or a coffee and it's always been fairly impressive. The crepes are so..."
Anastasia Matiatos
"Fantastic tasting crepes, I got the salmon one and it was very very filling but I got through it cause it just tasted so damn good! Had great service..."
"I get really excited when I see sweet tasty treats! These mouthful size delicacies are fun to eat too!But 2 get 1 free is great..."
Tony Ma
"new French cafe based at takapuna. very yummy desserts, not too sweet which is really good. And they are on a buy 2 get one free special at the..."
LuNa The TuNa
"Was literally looking for somewhere to have a coffee and had passed by last week so decided to drop in. I guess with half of Auckland away, it was..."
Mary Underwood
"We had such a fabulous evening from the moment we walked in. We were greeted by the genuinely French waiter, and really enjoyed our French gourmet..."
Jo Foodie
"Fine French dinning in the heart of Takapuna. So French epitomises what every cafe/restaurant in the world should strive for: Service comes before..."
"Just discovered that this cute little cafe has opened up in Takapuna. The bacon and egg quiche was very good, soft and creamy 💦💦 The..."
Real Slug
"Really loved this place. Food was fantastic, had the chicken crepe and the lemon drink. The owners are so lovely and very welcoming. Will definitely..."
Gabrielle Williams
Joe's Eatery
88/100 (330 ratings)
Vegetarian Friendly
New Zealand
Vegan Options
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Joe's Paratha
Sit down
New Zealand
Outdoor Seating
Free Wifi
Wine and Beer
Table Service
Family style
Highchairs Available
Dog Friendly
Digital Payments
Serves Alcohol
Accepts Credit Cards
Gift Cards Available
Wheelchair Accessible
Full Bar
"I don't just go to a cafe for great coffee, I go for a wonderful experience.Joe's Eatery in my opinion ticks all the boxes.A..."
Lawrence Lugg
"This place is literally unbeatable! The best breakfast and coffee in Auckland by a million miles!! I could never eat anywhere else after going..."
Storm Roberts
"Delicious food reasonably price. The owner Joe is very friendly and makes you feel comfortable. We ordered fish and chips and bruschetta and by far..."
Sakshi Sachdeva
"lovely cozy atmosphere with super reasonable prices, lovely variety of food and excellent coffee. full menu available during level 3 lockdown!..."
Lauren Adams
"Very nice and cozy cafe. The pork belly did not tend to be too fatty and tend to be chewy with sweet potato mashes as sauce. Seasoning is..."
"Cute and tidy little premises at a very nice location in Takapuna. Joe was very engaged and interacted well with customers. It was a unique menu..."
"Friendly host, happy to help with wine choices and well matched with the food. The samosas were great tasting and light..."
Lynne Lodge
"Ordered lamb burger and creamy mushroom. Lamb patty was flavoursome and chips were of high standard. Creamy mushroom came with two large eggs too..."
"Fantastic food and service. Loved that the menu has a twist and isn't your stock standard breakfast. The Paratha was delicious, fresh and..."
Rebecca Victoria Miller
"The food and service were both excellent! Would highly recommend if you want a good..."
Jono Choi
"Friendly staff and outstanding service! ✨Thank you for the lunch we had there, as I would recommend to come again with my more other friends...."
"Nice little spot in Takapuna. Good coffee. Food was a bit..."
Jamie Philipp
"I had a really pleasant experience with my partner at Joe's Eatery.The staff here are so nice and welcoming. I got the $18.00 chicken..."
Derik Liebenberg
"What a beautiful place. Just the right mix of ambience, friendly staff, interesting menu and excellent wines and craft beers. A definite return and..."
Elizabeth Gakhar
"Lovely Staff and fantastic food. Best scrambled eggs I've eaten, we all loved our meals. Thank you..."
Star Blue
"On a lovely sunny Sunday we went to a recent addition to the great array of cafes and restaurants in central Takapuna - Joes Cafe. We had read many..."
"What a lovely gem of a place in Takapuna. Walking into Joe's Eatery is like stepping into a warm, friendly home. The staff are so welcoming and the..."
Roanne Ward
"Friendly staffs and great chef. They come and asked about our food and all the requests were met. We even received a complementary espresso brownie,..."
"$19 for four pieces of a pork belly dish...however cabinet food are well priced. Friendly and open minded owner, will try other food next time. Thank..."
"Fabulous!  Amazing service and delicious food all round.  I had the pasta which was better than I've had at most Italian restaurants and was made..."
Christine Anna
"Ordered egg bene on Naan with bacon, had no idea that it can be on Naan, the taste was really good. However for a person like me the portion was..."
Kushant Mansukhani
"I came to Jo’s eatery with my partner and small dog and we were greeted with a huge smile from Jo! Amazing coffee, best in Takapuna for sure!! We..."
Jazzy Axton
"Checking out the new opening cafe in Takapuna!Good vibes and feel just like home!I've had granola, half size of pumpkin and turmeric soup..."
Orawan Manasombun
"Joe's Eatery has it all, serves delicious breakfast and lunch it also has a licenced bar for those who wish to skip midday coffeeA must try..."
Godfrey Bent
"Fantastic, tasty food at very reasonable prices. The owner Joe is very friendly and accommodating, and they open in the evenings too, very handy to..."
Selvi Indran
"As soon as you enter this cosy eatery you feel warm and welcome. The coffees made by K are outstanding, definitely best coffee in the area. Their..."
Daniela Elbehairy
"Really great food. Nice choice of tea and hubby said coffee was good too. Good price, good service and a lovely fit out. Will definitely be back...."
"Great food, great service, great ambience. Will definitely be back. Cozy on a rainy day but also gets the sun in the afternoons - and it’s open..."
"I popped into Joes Eatery for the first time the other day. It was a very warm and welcoming environment. With very friendly smiley staff.I..."
Maurice Laporte
"We had been to Joe's on Sunday for breakfast. There is a warm homely feel to the cafe, and friendly service. Had a short chat with their manager..."
"I enjoyed lunch last weekend at Joes Eatery. The place has a lovely relaxing vibe, delicious food and great service. Excellent for a meal or just for..."
Renee Johansen
The Lab Eatery
87/100 (644 ratings)
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
"Wish they had more options for dairy free milks for coffees. Otherwise, the menu is nice. Nothing extraordinary, but simply nice. The food is good..."
Sophia Ignateva
"This place has amazing drinks! I would definitely go again.. love the presentation and different flavours they had! Food was also delicious, I booked..."
Reema Singh
"came here for the cocktails on my birthday, they were all so yum, i got the experiment one and it tastes as good as it looks, so pretty & refreshing!..."
Brooke Gustafson
"If you like turkish food this is another good one to try! Great location and interior. Friendly & courteous staff. The food was delicious. I..."
Nashi Dasgupta
"Food was delicious. The service also amazing. Loved the vibe there. We booked a table for 6.30, even when we were running late our table was still..."
KP Thin
"Nice place to chill and chat with friends. We ordered a platter to share between us. Food was delicious and service was great. The platter had a..."
Sophie Wang
"The vibe of this place is so cute! Everything is lab-themed and all the drinks come out in beakers!There's a big variety of food here, and if..."
"Love this restaurant!! Their presentation of food and drinks are just awesome. A very insta worthy place. But food also taste very amazing. Totally..."
"Friendly and relaxed service combined with real delicious food makes it a great place for catchups. The bread and dip was divine as well as the..."
Amit Tripuraneni
"We loved the cocktails here, they were creatively designed and tasted great!The food is tasty and full of flavour .The lamb platter was big..."
"Dined here for lunch with my friend, we sat on the front deck, lovely place to have lunch. My friend loved her chicken and prawn salad as usual, the..."
"Very quiet night there. Lovely cocktails and very attentive service from our waiter.We all shared entrees and all had a different main each..."
Kay Anderson
"Cocktails here look insane and taste great. Love the lab vibe of it.Iced coffee was delishhh and strong just how its meant to be..."
Neelam Chandra
"Great food, great cocktails, great ambiance and great service! Highly recommend this place. We tried the labgrill platter and absolutely..."
"Dined here for lunch, very pleased with the portions all around the table and food was delivered in a reasonable time. Drinks were..."
"Best meal I've had in a long time! Recommended from first table reviews and though we missed the deal the menu had me excited. Great value for money..."
Kelly Stratton
"I came here for dinner for the first time and it did not disappoint. The daddy and me burger was the standout, will definitely be coming back to try..."
Jeannette Salim
"Came here for dinner on a weekday, relatively empty but felt a warm comfy vibe from the dim lighting and good interior decor, We had the chicken..."
"Came with some friends a few weeks ago. The staff were super friendly and there was a great atmosphere. We order a whole lot of tapas to share. The..."
"VIBRANCE is the keyword for this place. Loved the vibrant atmosphere here and the staff were very welcoming! Creativity and passion around the lab..."
Brendan Chun
"This place is a nice chill restaurant to go to with friends or a date. The food is delicious, really recommend their salmon, and for a reasonable, if..."
"What an innovative and quirky concept, combining the fun and experimental aspects with food; best of both worlds! We got the Labgrill..."
Oksana Zhang
"It was first time visiting for dinner after I read good review. Our family member shared “Grilled Platter”. It was huge and many items on the..."
Hanna Lye
"Love this place. Been there 3 times this year. The staff are very pleasant and professional. The drinks are quirky and interesting. And the food is..."
Rockran Rocky
"Lovely little resturant with great staff and a creative sciency theme - they served our drinks in little beakers and jugs! We ordered the mixed grill..."
Sammy & Raphy
"Wow great restaurant. All of our food were really flavoursome. They use fresh& fantastic quality imgredients. The meats were perfectly cooked,..."
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"This is the 3rd time we’ve had a meal at the lab eatery and all 3 times the food has been delicious! We had a platter to share and The flavours..."
Berdy-Ann Schouten Harding
"Awesome lunch experience at the lab eatery last week. We had 'flame chargrilled lamb & chicken cubes' and 'naked chicken'. We also had 'tropical..."
"I have no idea why this place isn't full, I'm rating it with El Humero as a great spot to eat in Takapuna. The food is fresh, fantastic salads,..."
Deb Ross
"Good experience, nothing too fascinating.Great environment. Staff a bit slothy but friendly.Food looks nice but tastes..."
Tony Ma
"4/5 Taste4.5/5 Display 4/5 Quantity 4.5/5 Customer Service Lab themed Semi-Fine Dining Restaurant with amazing..."
"Lovely place, delicious food and great service.The food we ordered at The Lab Eatery was aromatic and full of distinct and hearty flavours...."
Vanessa Chong
"Food: stuffed squid to start, grill platter and venison main to share and it was bloody amazing, you have to try it all, no words can describe how..."
Mark B
"Overpriced food and long waiting time. But friendly staff. Aesthetically pleasing drinks and desserts, not so much for the food itself. Overall,..."
Liz Kang
"Worse waiting time I've ever had for food for a restaurant! Their service was really slow. The food was average and not worth the price. Wouldn't..."
"Nice place and good location. Friendly service. Coffee was perfect. Took a while to get all meals but worth waiting and there were a few of us. I had..."
"Came here with friends on a Friday night and enjoyed The Lab's great range of food, drinks, and desserts. Thanks to their particularly friendly..."
Raymond Tiong
"Such a great atmosphere!! Came here for a friends birthday and was honestly disappointed we were the only ones in the entire restaurant. I ordered..."
Sam Smith
"After reading reviews online I thought I'd check out The Lab Eatery for myself. My husband and two teenagers really enjoyed our meals at this casual..."
"Lovely restaurant! I went for brunch and we ordered the shakshuka and crab cakes. The crab cakes were creamy and delicate, and the shakshuka was..."
"This place is simpy amazing👌 the ambiance is good,their ladies drink is exceptional and to top it all i ❤️ their food esp. the chicken and..."
Mai Xeena Marr
"I've only been here for brunch but when I went, I really enjoyed it. My sister have tried their lunch menu and she also had good things to say...."
Angela (A Style Collector)
"Came here for dinner and cocktails before a comedy show and shared a few dishes between three of us. Absolutely loved the decor and..."
"Great lunch at the lab yesterday! Will be back for sure Great food and service loved sitting outside, thanks guys! Daddy and me burger was MEAN!!..."
Jass Singh
"We started with homemade hummus & Turkish bread which were good. For the mains, our friends & I had char-grilled lamb Shish, lamb cutlets with..."
"Dined here with a group of friends for my birthday dinner. The Lab, as you can probably guess from the name has a science theme. Upon arrival we were..."
Sarah S
"A group of friends and I went for brunch today and it's a pretty awesome place. The iced mochas come in a beaker and the jug of waters don't really..."
"Came as a group of four - absolutely loved the food here!We ordered:- Chargrilled Lamb Shish- The Lab Spicy Chargrilled Kofta-..."
Daniel Kinnoch
"The concept of this place is cool and we really enjoyed the food here. Great flavours and good portions! We especially loved the desserts. Had the..."
Sandy Hsiao
"This place is serves great food, cool atmosphere, good service and pet friendly! What more could you want?! They also have a great range of Gluten..."
Where To Next Auckland
"I have been visiting lab family since they opened. Food taste so delicious. Very friendly people and amazing cocktails. I highly recommended to..."
Mercan Kazankiran
"Top end cocktails and the chargrills are just amazing and I don't use amazing often when it comes to dinning out.Also one of the best..."
Sean M
"Great service. Great drinks, really strong. I like that. Amazing food. Great company and atmosphere. Love the layout and the music is giving a good..."
Georgia Taylor
"Without a doubt this is new favourite place! EVER! The food was outstanding (I got the chargrill) and the staff were incredible! Looking forward..."
Rebecca Clark
"Great food, great concept - loved the wine with a popsicle inside and the drinks in beakers etc. real shame that this place isn't more popular..."
"This place is absolutely adorable. Loved how everything was lab themed. The food itself was very good, personally loved the roasted chicken as it was..."
Bella Qian
"We were in Takapuna yesterday and went to lunch at The Lab Eatery, which is a relatively new cafe in the central restaurant quarter. The style of..."
"This was quite nice, yummy food and amazing glass to match the theme of the restaurant, even the sauce came in little beaker glasses, was a bit empty..."
"Yum! Solid 4.5 out of 5. Everything we had here was pretty good. A good choice of you are planning to eat in Takapuna. The Lab lives up to its name..."
Arin Gunness
"Ordered the slow cooked capsicums with the lamb. Absolutely delicious. My friends got the burger and it was juicy and tasty for sure and not to..."
Sindhoor Nalli
"Catchup dinner with friends, located the place fine.I would love to see more science decor around the resturant to fit in with the..."
Sarena & Eashvar Chhotu
"Just past the roundabout and behind the bus stop. It is well hidden and on a rainy wintry evening it's easily missed. Would suggest better signage..."
Sukriti Bhatnagar
"Awesome science concept with drinks being served in beakers, and the menu layed out like a science experiment. We ordered the tiger prawns starter..."
The Anti-Man
"Went to try the newbie on the block, just needs a little polishing up as its little ruff on the edges. But food was pretty good and service even..."
"Highlight would be the popsicle wine! Incredible! The service, atmosphere, location and the laboratory theme were all excellent. The chicken and fig..."
"Great service went just for a Chai and muffin. finally someone who knows how to make chai latte! Melt in your mouth freshly baked blueberry fig..."
"Came here for lunch the other day and safe to say we will definitely be back! Delicious and well presented food, friendly staff and fair prices. Nice..."
Claudia Serra
"Came here one evening for a couple of beers and some food. Me and two friends shared a couple of entrees the squid, selection of breads and dips,..."
Lucy Doran
"Nice new addition to Takapuna. Loved the scientific theme and all the measuring cylinders used as water jugs and cups. Lovely variety of mains on the..."
Eden Wood
"I stumbled across this eatery a few weeks ago while strolling through hurstmere Road. What appealed to me was the great outdoor seating very quickly..."
Mary Underwood
The Coop Jerk Fried Chicken
87/100 (874 ratings)
Fast Food
"Love the chicken, crispy and tender! Nice refreshing side Salads perfect match.Kids friendly place, friendly staff. Good experience, definitely..."
Yumei Shang
"Since it was our first time there, we wanted to try different flavors. Asked for the sauces on the side so we could try each others and they readily..."
"Coming with friends and share their fried chicken and hot wings with Hazy IPA is the..."
Abhijith Tata
"Came her after being influenced in bloody Instagram.. but pleased we did. We had the original and the hot chicken and shared fries. Really filling,..."
Faye Stubbs
"We ordered the the Po Boy sandwich- one hot and one Smokey. Both were so tasty. Chicken is easy to bite through which is good in a sandwich so it..."
"Best taco's I've ever..."
Ravinder Phagura
"Upon entry you'll notice straight away the comic book theme. The restaurant is spacious and clean and depite the night time theme of the murals, the..."
The Sweet Tooth Fairy
"I tried their original chicken, and the smokey chicken both were super delicious! And their fries was really great too. I was afraid that their..."
Mai K.
"I've always seen this place when I'm in Takapuna, but because the lighting inside was so dim, I always assumed the place wasn't open. I ended up..."
"Chose the tasting box for $45 to share between three as we weren’t that hungry.Immediately gravitated towards Blue cheese dressing and..."
Aireena Omar
"Nice place, surprised it wasn’t busier. Had the Po-Boy (sandwich) with the Vietnamese chicken filling. Was hungry so hoped it would be..."
"Tasty blue cheese, honey and sesame, and smokey bbq coatings. Crispy coating, juicy and tender chicken. Above and beyond service. Thank..."
The Hospo Guy
"I only ever go here for a few baskets of fried chicken with friends and it’s always delicious. Well priced for portion sizes as well. Would..."
Jesse Williams
"We visited the coop on a busy Saturday evening. With only two staff on the wait was awhile. But the service was great. They gave a complimentary..."
Kyle Svensen
"Saw these guys at the fried chicken festival a few weeks back but didn’t get a chance to try. Now it has been back to back weeks eating here! Lol...."
Jason F.
"Friendly staff and amazing fried chicken. That Vietnam Fried Chicken and the Honey Rosemary is the must have in my opnion. Their thick shakes is real..."
Jessie Tan
"Cool interiors fried chicken joint, friendly staffs. Nice crispy chicken, ordered Smokey, Vietnam flavours chicken, hot wings and chips for 3..."
"Loved this place! Fantastic crispy chicken which remains crispy even after a trip to the microwave! The fries were yummy as well, and the salad was..."
Pooja Shenoy
"I will definitely stop here again, delicious chicken, yummy fries. The staff are also very lovely, there was a problem with the pickles I ordered so..."
Holly Keogh
"Amazing chicken is soo juicy on the inside and crispy on the outside. Tried the hot honey and smoke flavoured chicken. Drinks and ambience sets the..."
Michael Ou Yang
"Awesome free range buttermilk fried chicken, really tender and moist. Great service as well with a nice fit out inside the place with a good vibe...."
Scott Lawson
"Came here for lunch with colleagues and it was great - good, fresh chicken served with decently made sides, especially the salad. The Harissa was a..."
"Had dinner here last week with the boys , had the fried chicken sandwich , WOW!!!! It was 10/10 we waited a bit for our orders to be served but it..."
"Have been wanting to try for a while now and was happy with the result! Great service and lots of different options to choose from on the menu...."
"Delicious and juicy chicken offered at The Coop in Takapuna. The service was friendly and efficient and the food was perfect.Must order:..."
Amy @ My Dining Journey
"Went to coop fried jerk chicken on a rainy day, their service was friendly. I ordered original chicken, it was juicy, good fries. Wil try something..."
Foodie Dudie
"The Coop’s fried chicken is really tasty and a nice option for people who are gluten intolerant. I’ve tried three flavours of chicken here..."
"They have really tasty Jerk Fried Chicken that is tender, juicy and crispy. You also have options of different sauces if you were wanting a different..."
Benedict Uy
"Great food & service! The po boy went great with the hot honey sauce and the blue cheese jerk chicken was to die for! Chocolate oreo & peanut butter..."
Daniel Walker
"Absolutely loved it! We were walking past and just saw The Coop and thought, we’d like to try their fried chicken. Much to our delight, we..."
Penelope Chua
"I had the Hot honey - jerk fried chicken ($14), it was really good! Flavourful, juicy chicken which was delicious, with the outside layer of honey..."
"Mouthwatering heaven. tasting box. honey and original. fantastic. as was the service. interior was amazing. clever. well done guys. definitely will..."
Melanie Phillips
"This place was an awesome experience. My waiter GoGo had to just jerk everywhere to get that chicken right out of me. Man I never knew my flesh were..."
Yum Life
"Amazing atmosphere, friendly staff and awesome food. Would highly recommend the $45 share platter (meal for two). Great portions and plenty beverage..."
Helen Ti'eti'e
"Okay. Let’s get straight to the point. Jerk chicken. This has been the juiciest jerk chicken I have ever had! Now, no one can ever tell me jerk..."
Aira Sue Mari Celis-Vaimalu
"Went here with my sister and tried the $49 tasting platter. We got the chicken in original and franks and swapped out the hush puppies for corn. We..."
Hannah Gear
"Everybody needs to try the coop. The food is honestly so good and would recommend it to anyone wanting to try a new place. Good quality food for a..."
Callum King
"The Coop Fried Chicken Found through Zomato on one of the many lists on the app, this one being Fried Chicken in Auckland. Really grateful..."
"The food was great! We ordered the Po’Boys (Original & Blue Cheese) with chips as sides. The fried chicken was so flavorful! But, it was the..."
Kate Javier
"Highly recommend trying this place out if you haven't already. Me and my partner tried the tasting box with the original and the honey sesame..."
Levi Lindsey
"Amazing gluten free chicken, great service. Very generous portions. Also have a good selection of whisky and cocktails. Def will come back for a few..."
Danny Simpson
"Blue cheese chicken!!! The hot wings are tear-jerkingly hot, pls be careful. First time eating cauliflower and I would do it again with that harissa..."
"Staff are very friendly which is always a plus. Big thumbs up for being environmentally friendly. Drinks come with paper straws and wooden cutlery is..."
Mary Underwood
"Really good fried chicken, especially in the poboy sandwiches! They now have Brothers Brewery Beer which makes it even better and at good..."
Reid Craig
"Believe the hype, the chicken is amazing! Crispy and succulent. I love that you can pick and choose your flavours. My friend and I got the tasting..."
"Had to try this new Fried Chicken joint out and so glad that I did. We tried their tasting box which is perfect for two hungry people(we were so..."
"We ate here recently and very much enjoyed ourselves. The original fried chicken was probably the best we have ever eaten and overall the meal was..."
Josh MB
"Absolutely amazing fried chicken - so tasty and juicy. We got the tasting box to share which had choice of 2 types of fried chicken (amazing portion..."
Kiralee Schache
"Decided to try this joint for lunch! After walking by and seeing this joint pop up and now finally opened. Ordered the Harissa Po boy, and..."
"My husband would not shut up about how good the honey chicken po boy was and went as far as to say that the Oreo thick shake was the best he had ever..."
"We ordered the $49 Tasting Box opting for the Original and Harissa jerk fried chicken. The chicken was light and crunchy on the outside but juicy and..."
Vivian C
"I am a super fan of fried chicken. Having been to many euro/asian restaurants, this place makes the best fried chicken !!!!!!!!!!! Slightly on the..."
Foodie J
"Probably one of the best fried chickens I've ever eaten. M highly impressed by the simplicity of it all, and yet it manages to blow my mind with the..."
"Yum! Nothing like fired chicken done right! We went for the tasting box. Eye's bigger than our belly's as there were only two of us and we..."
Gabrielle O'brien
"We tried the tasting box getting the original and Frank's chicken options. Highly recommend upgrading to their shakes/iced teas!What surprised..."
Tony Shi
"Hard to find good fried chicken on the shore and this was yum! Side of the chips were yum, a bit different to normal. But recommend going for the..."
Deanna Gallagher
"Thank you coop, finally a chicken restaurant in takapuna I can tempt my gf away from bird on a wire. We got the meal for two and everything was..."
Sjr Sjr
"Saw a new place while walking down Hurstmere Road and just had to try it!We had the tasting box and tried the Kimchi and Vietnam flavour fried..."
Elisa Soerjadi
"Best customer service. Great taste. I went there for a takeaway and ordered a original combo with a salad. I can recommend this place as a one off..."
Prageeth Dhananjaya Perera
"Eating fried food always makes me feel guilty afterwards. Yet, I would still come back to here. These guys use free range chicken and..."
"After hearing about this new fried chicken place just opened in the neighbourhood and uses Turk’s chicken, I couldn’t wait to check it out. I..."
"Heard about this place from a friend’s insta and when I saw the fried chicken, I had to try it out ASAP. Apparantly, this place was only..."
Jen Lin
"Good place to try free range and non oily jerk fried chicken. Fries are hand cut, crisp and fluffy on the inside!Have tried all the drinks..."
"This place is my favourite fried chicken spot in auckland for sure!. They have such an amazing selection of styles of fried chicken and each tastes..."
Ayaan Shaikh
"Original Chicken thighs ($16) were delicious; well seasoned and juicy, and about the right portion size for the price. Side salad (extra $5) was high..."
"Great flavours, amazing vibe. The hushpuppies were crunchy on the outside and flavoursome altogether.My fav would be the apple crumble..."
Sharon Yeo
"Good chicken, epic shakes. Awesome value!We had the tasting box, went for franks hot sauce and blue cheese and got a couple of..."
Dhruv Dhir
"Pretty good!! Frank’s hot sauce was not as hot as the staff described so a little underwhelming, but the service was good, food came out fast, and..."
Nika Marett
"The Coop had just opened in Takapuna and my partner has been eager to try it since he works in the area. We decided on the tasting box and it is the..."
Hansi Dissanayake
Double Dutch Fries
87/100 (328 ratings)
Quick Bites
Fast food
Vegetarian Friendly
Fast Food
Vegetarian Friendly
Fast food
Fast food
Wheelchair Accessible
Cheap Eats
"When we visited Double Dutch Frjes they were running a pop up with the Wise Boys and it was amazing!!!!!The fries were, as always, perfect and..."
Emma Sharma
"This is the place to go if you want some good quality fries with a decent amount of toppings. I had the pink mayo and halloumi loaded fries and it..."
"Tried their large fries with Dutch Mayo - they have the crispiest and thickest potato sliced and fried, full with potato goodness not just fried..."
"DELICIOUS! Tried these yesterday at the Coatesville Markets during a torrential downpour. As upsetting as the rain was, these fries made my day. So..."
Emma Thomas
"Their Dutch Mayo sauce is simply delicious! Can’t go wrong with getting the fries here. Perfect for snacking on. The seating area and general..."
"Now who doesn’t love fries? And how can one not love loaded fries! Just had my first taste today and they were just amazing. Added the fried..."
"Had breakfast here at the kumeu markets this morning, we saw a few people eating these fries , so we had to try them , Wow they were delicious 10/10..."
"We came on the day that they did a one-off collaboration with Peach’s Hot Chicken. There was about a 15-20 minute queue and wait, but it was..."
Vivian C
"One of the best chips I have ever had. The three sauces were super yum especially the satay sauce. The chips were crispy chunky and soft on the..."
"Went to the food truck (not the actual store) at britomart and had (you guessed it) their double Dutch fries. The portion feels a bit small for the..."
Tom Wong
"We came cross this awesome place while walking around Takapuna - it’s safe to say this place sells the best chips in Oceania (we’re from..."
"Everybody loves fries, but double Dutch fries has taken it to a whole new level. Thick cut fresh potatoes deep fried to perfection and then topped..."
"Been having the fries both at UoA on Thursdays and back when they were on Elliot Street and it never disappointed!When they opened in Takapuna I..."
"The fries are pretty crisp and made with real potatoes which is great! They are a bit overpriced though, sitting at $6 for a "small" They also kind..."
"Really neat place, the fries and beef krokets are super good. The sauces are also authentic and very tasty, and if you eat there they put it on a..."
John Fán
"What do you mean it's only fries!! Take that back....fries are my happy place. if you too like fries then give this place a go. Crispy on the outside..."
Sjr Sjr
"My fave spot in town to get the best fries around with the yummiest dutch mayo and are relatively cheap. Whats even better is their new dutch style..."
Ayaan Shaikh
"Best fries in town. And that Dutch Mayonnaise...just splendid. Service was pretty good too. Just a 2 minute walk from my office...grab one and munch..."
Naveen Adari
"I loooove their stroopies and they have a cute little display. It's freshly made. I also like their crochetes! Never knew about dutch food but a..."
"Very excited to see Double Dutch back on business since they closed down the food stall opposite countdown in Auckland CBD.The atmosphere..."
Alex Tan
Kyo-ya Japanese Restaurant
87/100 (500 ratings)
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Sit down
Table Service
Serves Alcohol
Wheelchair Accessible
"Absolutely excellent service. Very warm and welcoming! I usually get the Kyoya Delight. Delicious and generous portion. Loved the plum wine. My..."
"Have been here a few times and it never disappoints. The food is very very fresh, and the staff are super friendly. Value for money. Personally think..."
Michelle Ngatai
"◾Great Service◾Great FoodThere is nothing I can say that is negative in any way.From the second we walked in to smiley and..."
"Had a great meal here with my wife. I love sashimi, but I don’t eat the rice, so I turn nigiri into sashimi too and rice for my wife and kids...."
Tony Ma
"Lunch time sets are very delicious. Also good value for money, shop got nice fashion decor. Environment clean and hygiene. friendly staff service..."
LuNa The TuNa
"4.5/5 Taste5/5 Display 4.5/5 Quantity 4.5/5 Customer ServicePerfect Japanese Restaurant in Takapuna.This place had..."
"Incredible restaurant! You kind of have to look at little bit for this one because it is somewhat hidden away with a tiny little entrance. The food..."
"This place is one of the busiest places I’ve been to in a long while! And it’s definitely worth it!! The service here is great and everyone is..."
"Hard to find any faults ,stopped by 2 /5 /2018 at 9pm and made very welcome .Service very fast and food amazing .Worth the money but most importantly..."
"I love the presentation of the food, the place was decorated really nicely and most importantly the food is really good and..."
Sharon Ngai
"Surprisingly good that I stumbled upon this nice little place. Well worth the money,great presentation and friendly service. Highly recommend this..."
"Service was fast and efficient Got takeaway of dynamite roll which was absolutely delicious, heaps of filling and presented beautifully..."
"I enjoyed a dinner here with about 10 friends from work. Service was outstanding!!! We had an amazing welcome. I felt like I was on a holiday. I had..."
Lisa McDonnell
"WOW. These guys are incredible! The food is mind blowing, from quality to colour, consistency and everything in between, I was more than impressed!..."
Cheyenne T
"Excellent food and service. The food tastes great and is presented beautifully. The staff attentive. It's a busy place though, so make sure you book..."
"Charming rustic interior, buzzing, happy atmosphere and really lovely food. The chefs present each plate beautifully. The little extras like the hot..."
Fiona Lane
"This would have to be our favourite restaurant!! The food is consistently great! (we always have Kyo-Ya delight) And the service is always..."
"Great restaurant. Haven't been here in years, but recently visited and it hasn't changed. Really friendly staff and amazing food. I'll definitely go..."
"I like their Katsu Don.  It comes with the right mix of runny eggs with marinated pork cutlets.  Its lunch box is not bad either.  Not the best..."
"Absolutely love this place. Have been here twice in the last few weeks and have had a great experience both times. The staff are lovely and the food..."
"Great food, fast friendly service and always fresh. Last night we shared the that sting platter which consisted of a good selection of all the faves...."
Semanie Cato
"I love going to this place for a quick lunch. Food is well presented and yummy. We have been here many times and have never had any issues. As a..."
"Very authentic Japanese food, beautifully presented and delicious. The only complaint I have is that you do really need to book. The restaurant isnt..."
"Great service as expected from a Japanese restaurant. Quite busy even after 8pm given the street is fairly quiet.Best dish for the night is..."
"I love this place. It isn't flashy in decor, it is quite Japanese traditional, lots of wood, but the food is great. The presentation and quality..."
"good food when we went there for a simple family dinner. ordered a dinner box, a kids meal, and a sushi and sashimi set. service was slow somehow and..."
Tracy Alloway
"Went to last lunch for the two persons. The meals were divine – the sashimi n sushi was fresh, the flavours of our delight ,teriyaki chicken were..."
Ryu L
"A MUST-DINE if you are looking for authentic Japanese food in Taka.By far the best Japanese restaurant for us. Our favourite is their..."
Jade Lim
"This place is awesome! I would recommend that you head here if your wanting yummy, affordable, decent sized meals! Staff are lovely, food is great,..."
Rose Christian
"Id really give the place 4.5 stars if that was an option.Lovely, authentic, interesting warm interior, (air con in summer), genuine empathy..."
Martin Todd
"This is such a magnificent place! Had kyo ya dinner special and it was really amazing. Although the place is a bit crowded - should make booking all..."
"Having lived in Japan for ten years, I thought the taste was very authentic, just like eating in Japan. The decor was very interesting, and it seemed..."
"This is by far my favourite sushi restaurant in all of Auckland! The food is always amazing and made to order, very fresh sashimi, gorgeous..."
"Kyo Ya is our 'local' Japanese restaurant. We love Japanese food and have tried many (often more expensive) Japanese restaurants around Auckland. Our..."
Toni East
"Kyo Ya is our local Japanese restaurant and we've been dining there as a family for the past three years.Our experience has always been..."
"Lovely restaurant, nice appearance and very polite friendly staff. I had entree, main and shared a dessert and everything was excellent. The food..."
"I took my Girlfriend and x2 Auntys for Dinner on the 11/02/2008. The weather was very humid so it was very refreshing to find they had Air..."
"I like Kyo Ya. I have been eating here regularly for over 7 years since they first started and it has always been my best Japanese experience on the..."
James Blackwood
"Great food, great service, five..."
Tokyo Bay
87/100 (2213 ratings)
Vegan Options
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
Gluten Free Options
Bento (Lunch Box)
Fish Soup
Sit down
Gift Cards Available
Table Service
Accepts Mastercard
Highchairs Available
Accepts American Express
Accepts Credit Cards
Free Wifi
Serves Alcohol
Outdoor Seating
Parking Available
Wheelchair Accessible
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"Fantastic place!! Can't rate it highly enough. Beautiful friendly staff and absolutely wonderful food!! A+! A definite MUST !! They accommodated all..."
Bianca Ravelich
"It was wonderful experience with beautiful view, fresh sashimi and sushi! Perfect place to have authentic japanese food and good atmosphere. I..."
Mie Asaka
"Great meal and wonderful service. Highly..."
Justine Cormack
"Delicious, good service, great atmosphere. My fave Japanese spot on the shore..."
Kristine Green
"Being well travelled throughout Japan over 12 years I must say that being a Takapuna resident and business person, it's about time we had such a..."
Jody Simmons
"I was here last night with my son (ironman!) and he was in one of his 'difficult' moods. The waitress was so kind + and took the time to talk to him..."
Faith Robertson
"This place is become my favourite restaurant forever! Excellent food! Love it so muchhhhhh..."
Peeranoot Tuitemwong
"Great service, quick to bring the food out, amazing fresh..."
Leanne Louise Tesoriero
"Fantastic Food and Service. My favourite place to..."
"Staff was very friendly and helpful, super engaging as soon as we walked through the door. The atmosphere was great and felt very modern and chic...."
"One of my favourite Japanese restaurant in Auckland. Love their black asahi..."
Dev Choudhury
"Love this place. Amazing food, great atmosphere and wonderful staff. Came here for New Years and ordered the eggplant miso, tempura prawns, beef..."
Crystal Fell
"Good portions sizes for the prices was very satisfied after my..."
Patrick Oei
"Tokyo Bay.. located right on Takapuna beach front. Great views, great food! The sushi rolls definitely worth the $16, made to order, so light and..."
"Amazing food, amazing service, great atmosphere. Every time we go for lunch or dinner it's always amazing. Staff are great and it is so nice to know..."
"Came here for a quick drink on a Saturday evening. We got a table just facing the beach so it was bery bery romantic haha Beef tataki and..."
Jonathan Chau
"Food and services are good, stunning view and location, cozy and beautiful interior design. However the sashimi were not really fresh as we expected...."
Tom Lê
"Right in front of takapuna beach with a stunning view of rangitoto.Friendly staff and offers a variety of sake and alcohol, the dishes are well..."
Rex Chen
"Nice location with beautiful views. Very popular Japanese in Takapuna. A booking in advance is a must. Lots of Bento choices. A little pricy, but..."
Becky Kuang
"Great Japanese food on the shore and one of the best I have found so far. They do an awesome Teriyaki chicken and the Miso grilled eggplant and..."
Scott Lawson
"One of the best countries I ever visited was Japan, I will definitely come back their multiple times without getting tired of what I will be seeing...."
Ang Sarap
"Came here with my family and our close family friends for lunch one day, even though i’m a really picky eater I did find something on the menu and..."
Yana Petrenko
"Came in for lunch on Anzac day and there was no surchage but I'm pretty sure most of the places were doing that. Between all the restaurants in..."
"Had dinner here, very fresh and modern decoration, friendly staff and absolutely delicious food. All the plates that we got were very beautifully..."
"Modern decor, excellent service, really good view by the beach and really delicious food, meats are cooked perfectly. Will definitely come..."
LuNa The TuNa
"Really good service, lovely location and restaurant. Enjoyed the meal box option which is great value and enough food. Otherwise the menu seems..."
"Tokyo has great service and delicious food! Highly recommend the teriyaki Lamb skewers and prawns. Fabulous location, right be the beach also..."
Lou-Ellen Bestwick
"The destination place for a fancy Japanese style dinner on the waterfront.The ambience of the place is so perfect, and the staff aren't..."
"I came here with a few friends. The service was great. Food outstanding. Location amazing! I was very impressed with the overall experience, and will..."
"I think it's a good dining experience and a good attitude. It's a great place to go out on a date or party with friends. I like this duck very much...."
Yuki XU
"The restaurant’s beautiful ambiance (modern-japanese design and the fact that Takapuna beach is right infront of you), the polite staff members,..."
Sandi Abaya
"We came here for dinner on a Friday night and ordered the agedashi tofu, soft shell crab, duck and pork belly. The aesthetic of the restaurant..."
"This place deserves 6 out of 5! Just Fabulous! Beautiful location. Very reasonable parking $. Excellent food. And EPIC service. Had the Boss Lunch..."
Amanda Wedden-Gribble
"Beautiful spot in Takapuna, lovely staff and such a big food selection. The food was delicious, some of the best Japanese food I’ve had in a long..."
"Overall 4.5/5Food 4/5Atmosphere 4/5Drink 4.5/5Seaview + easy parking at the weekend Great place to have sushi and beer..."
Bella Luv Food
"Came here with my family a while ago! Food were good as well as services! Just need to book in advance as we came without booking and have to wait..."
Selene Nguyen 🌸
"We chose Tokyo Bay to have a lazy Sunday lunch today. We each ordered a Blue Water bento and a miso glazed eggplant to share. The eggplant was really..."
Annie Ren
"We walked from Milford to Takapuna and found this gem. The layout was thoughtful. The beach facing frontage had room for 3 big Asahi umbrellas which..."
"Tokyo Bay's reviews have been impressive. We ordered 2 dinner boxes - the blue water & Tokyo Bay tempura, a sushi, sashimi & nigiri platter, pepper..."
"Yet again a fantastic experience with both food and atmosphere.This has to be one of our favourite places to dine.Yum bluff oysters, yum..."
Deb Ross
"TLDR: clean place, great food, friendly service! A clean, modern, medium-sized restaurant right beside Takapuna beach so you can enjoy the..."
Real Slug
"tokyo bay had amazing beautiful japanese food. the servings were good and the food placed on the plate was very modern. i enjoyed the ranges of..."
Jessica W
"Great location with view. Plenty of parking. Great customer service and delicious food. Cocktails were average- could be better. Will definitely..."
"This place has a great fusion Japanese atmosphere. Came here for lunch and order a karaage chicken donburi. On requesting for a low carb meal, the..."
"Nice restaurant, nice location, nice view, nice food. Little bit pricey. Had dinner box for the grill and blue water @$32 and japanese cocktail candy..."
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"Had a lovely lunch at Tokyo Bay last Saturday when my friend and I tried it for the first time. We were impressed by their high quality food which..."
Raymond Tiong
"I have been there last week. They have awsome view and great service. The meals were well presented. It would be perfect if the seafood were fresher...."
Chenlu Shi
"Yum, yum, yum. Towards bit pricey side for small portion meals. Really enjoyed overall dining experience. Both seafood and meat were cooked..."
"My friend and I went to Tokyo bay for late lunch. We enjoyed great view and food so much. Especially wagyu croquettes and fresh sashimi were best!!..."
Risa Sugiyama
"Came here for lunch and ordered their grill bento box, the waiter was kind enough to fulfill my request of substituting lamb with more chicken..."
"Just a casual dinner with a mate, service is good and the ambience is nice. We had the large sashimi, eggplant miso-yaki, agedashi tofu, beef tataki..."
"Great place with nice beach view and delicious Japanese food and well service. It may need booking in advance when rash hour. Car parking place close..."
Spencer Zhan
"Had another really good night at my new favourite Tokyo Bay.  A cool setting with a nice view, and the staff recognised me from the last time we..."
Kelsey Price
"Amazing food, amazing service and absolutely beautiful setting!! The food was fresh and the service was so fast. The restaurant is beautiful and the..."
Karena Letham
"My partner and I came here for date night. We don't usually eat japanese food but were delighted to have stepped out of our comfort zone. The duck..."
Pooja Karan
"Fantastic food and setting! The view is fabulous with seating insided or out on the deck. We have been here for lunch several times and..."
Annemarie M
"Great place to go for lunch and grabbing a bento. Delicious food, great location and ambience. Have some great side dishes as well, including the..."
"The first impression of me with Japan, was the word and vision of real Tokyo Bay in Tokyo. In 2012, my first time visit Japan. Overlooking Japan from..."
Angel Deng Yun
"We booked this restaurant to celebrate a special birthday.We had such an amazing experience. The location with a sea view is Wow. The restaurant..."
"Tokyo Bay is perfectly poised by the waterfront, making the outside tables a beautiful place to eat on a clear summers night. The food is really..."
Sasha McCormick
"Had really lovely time here yesterday. The staff memebers were so kind, explained every dishes and ingredient to us. The presentation of the plates..."
Ayumi Fujita
"We had lunch sunny day. Restaurant is full of people even Monday! It was wonderful experience with beautiful view, fresh sashimi and sushi! Perfect..."
Mie Asaka
"Lovely dining area that has a beautiful view of Takapuna beach. We were seated upstairs in the back but it would have been much nicer to sit..."
"Dined here for Valentine dinner. We arrived fairly early (6:30) and the place was not packed. However by the time it reached 7ish the whole place was..."
"Very enjoyable dining experience. Great service and atmosphere. Food was delicious with well sized portions. Would recommend to anyone looking for a..."
Azmarah Maniparathy
"Tokyo Bay is a great choice to dine in whenever you're in Takapuna and feeling Japanese.The thing I love the most about this place is a smile...."
"Great food in a very nice location. You can see the ocean form inside the restaurant and the fish tasted like it was caught as we were walking..."
"Really good Japanese place in a very good area. Situated right next to takapuna beach, Tokyo bay is an excellent Japanese restaurant. We ordered the..."
Bella Qian
"This has to be one of my go to places for Japanese food! The location is gorgeous being right along takapuna beach, and the staff are very kind. I've..."
"Beautiful location and good service. Food was nice but no wow factor with the price we paid, we are a bunch of Japanese food and culture lovers, so..."
Cecilia Wu
"■ Lovely Interior■ Dinner sets/Bento boxes■ Beachfront viewTokyo Bay is part of a new complex in Taka, set up to enjoy the..."
"Sensational!!! Recently dropped in with colleagues for a work lunch and enjoyed varied share dishes including sashimi, beef tataki,..."
Jonathan Mayes
"Always great, friendly service. For lunch, I recommend the delicious, great value sushi rolls or the don buri, and the lamb ball skewers are a..."
David Moore
"Went there for a work lunch and had a whole lot of plates to share. Their service was efficient and friendly. Of particular note were their duck..."
"Lovely beautiful meal. Highly recommended. Welcoming staff, food was incredible. Will definitely be back. Food was very well priced, full of..."
Jesse Greenslade
"My friend and I stumbled across this place while going for a ride over the shore. We weren't really dressed for dining out but we were hungry &..."
"Only been here for lunch but was lovely. Great extensive menu, I got The Boss Bento box (see photos) and it was delicious. Really nice spot along the..."
"My partner and I went to Tokyo Bay on a windy cold Saturday night. We'd heard great things about their $50pp vegetarian set menu and were going to..."
Daniel Kinnoch
"Great vibe and good Japanese food. Good for small groups too. Got to say that sushi was amazing, some of the freshest I've had to..."
Christophe Pereira
"Came here for dinner tonight, the food was very clean and the quality of cooking was great too. The tofu and ginger dish was delicious but the fish..."
Eddie Liu
"Visiting my old stomping ground Takapuna always brings back high school memories. Back then, nothing appealed more than a green tea frappacino and a..."
"The service was fantastic, and the food was really good. I got the tofu main dish which was well priced, delicious and filling. My boyfriend got the..."
Amber Simmonds
"This is a restaurant with beautiful Takapuna beach view. Recommend you to book for your table especially weekend, holiday or for..."
Cindy Ong
"We had lunch, it was so nice. Lunch box was presented beautifully, kids menu was good, too. Our kids liked chips. Many restaurants and cafes make hot..."
Nando Giordani
"I was very enjoy time with Kids at Tokyo Bay.Great Food menu and good service and they look after my kids very kind.We ordered Kids Bento..."
Sarasa Shimura
"I love this place, such beautiful decor and great location, theres something really relaxing and inviting about this place compared to the others on..."
"What a wide range of sake to choose from!  The waitress was helpful in picking the right sake to go with my delicious meal.  Combined with the..."
"Currently my favourite Japanese restaurant in Auckland. Stunning views of Takapuna beach, beautiful decor and delicious, well presented Japanese..."
Maggie Law
"This Japanese restaurant is beautifully decorated creating a nice ambience. The service was very good throughout the night. Not overbearing, yet..."
Miss Kiki
"AMAZING!!! Went here for Valentines dinner and it was better than I expected. My valentine and I both had the duck dumplings as starters. I was..."
"What a great Japanese place with a great view. The staff is very attentive and always present but not intrusive. Great food menu selection with..."
"Great location with a sea view but the food was very disappointing. We were having a festive celebration so chose the set meal. The first dish to..."
Lancy Chua
"Great spot and nice layout. Service started a little rocky but improved throughout the night. Food was delicious and really fresh - one of the best..."
Sarah Cowie
"Dinner for two on a Saturday evening.  No booking and the restaurant was quite busy but we were accommodated albeit at one of the back tables (so do..."
Shana Alvey
"Excellent food, excellent service, excellent view. For our starters we had octopus balls, deep fried oysters and duck dumplings. For the mains we had..."
"This is a good little spot. Been there quite a few times now, both during day and night. Each time seem to get good seat, service, food and have nice..."
Jason Page
"Had such a delicious lunch here- the Asian greens and tofu donburi and my friend had the bento box. The staff were amazing- best service I've had in..."
"Nice location-not far from the beach, it's a good idea to take a refreshment after enjoying the sunshine and beach. I went there in a windy day..."
"Went to the place for my birthday and had a lovely time there.My plumb cocktail was sweet, refreshing and packs a punch.We ordered the beef..."
Cindy Wu
"Perfect. Divine. Best Japanese Restaurant in Auckland. Great and wonderful customer service. Authentic. Nice view by the beach. Enough..."
Toru Tres
"First time here. Came for my birthday dinner. It was awesome and i can say Tokyo Bay is the best jap restaurant in Auckland. Drinks and food are at..."
Justin Leung
"We booked a table for 6 at Tokyo Bay for a special occasion. They phoned me on the day to confirm the booking which was a nice touch. Set on The..."
Genie @ BunnyEatsDesign
"Sophisticated, modern decor with stunning views of takapuna beach. Very good service but the food wasn't spectacular. The duck dumplings were dry and..."
Eden Wood
"I’m no food expert but I am a self-confessed foodie. I love food and trying new places to eat. Back in my Tumblr days, I always posted about food..."
Angela (A Style Collector)
"Tokyo bay is located in the nicest spot with a gorgeous view of takapuna beach. I love the vibe of the place the decor is also beautiful. Staff are..."
Sarah S
"The sashimi platter was really nice. I also ordered the snapper and it was good. The dessert however was the best part, tiramisu and green tea cakes,..."
"Really amazing view from the restaurant. Soothing music. Staff here are friendly . Food is amazing. Had the boss bento :) not too expensive just..."
Michelle Chua
"We went to this place Saturday afternoon for dinner and drinks. We had takoyaki, Japanese pepper squid, teriyaki duck and snapper shioyaki for meals..."
Eduardo Dias
"Following on from a walk we went to the Tokyo Bay for lunch today. As it was a lovely sunny Spring day over Labour weekend we sat outside..."
"Stunning location and excellent service. The menu had a very good variety from sashimi, sushi, bento, teriyaki and teppanyaki. Prices are on the..."
Candii Cao
"Lunch with my son today. We had two bento box, the grill and the blue water. Food are presented nicely. The green tea ice-cream is another must..."
"Went there on Friday afternoon for some afternoon drink. Nice view from outside seat. Super nice waitress though busy at that moment. Great bubbles..."
"Great food, great service. Some of the best Japanese we have tried on the Shore. Plenty of options, beautiful presentation, try the Asahi black..."
Tony Loughran
"A little treasure in takapuna the strand. It is pricier than other japanese restaurants but I believe it's reasonable for the food, view and service..."
Musings Of A Foodie
"Visited with a couple of friends on a Thursday night, Tokyo bay was busy but the surrounding restaurants very quiet. We were seated..."
Helen Gyde
"Had the most incredible dinner at Tokyo Bay this week! Absolutely loved the gorgeous, mysterious decor, friendly customer service and top quality..."
"Been to this restaurant twice. It's pretty good Japanese food. And the customer service was great both times.Tonight, my kid dropped a..."
"Wow - Tokyo Bay makes the best chicken karaage in town AND it's gluten free. On all my visits, we've decided to choose a few options from the light..."
"First 5* review! Food is top notch and great presentation. Nice unobtrusive yet attentive service. We also liked the decor and music. Have dined..."
Alex James
"I was looking forward to finally trying this place and I was able to before Mother's Day. I booked lunch online that same day and it was quick and..."
Angela (A Style Collector)
"TOP 10 PICK Was so excited to try this little place situated on Takapunas popular beach. I sat down & gorged myself on the Fried Tofu/Chicken/Squid..."
House Of Eats
"This is such a cute place! I have been wanting to come here since they opened earlier in the year. I finally had dinner here last night and the..."
Caroline Barrett
"Went here last night for my girlfriends mothers day dinner with her family. The setting is lovely with a nicely set up restaurant and wait staff all..."
Michael Exton
"We went to Tokyo Bay for lunch on 26 April with our two children and two friends from overseas. We ordered the Bento Lunch boxes, which came with..."
"We had lunch here. good location. It was an absolute wonderful moment in that it brought together a number of great feelings such as pleasant and..."
Mika Nagae
"Thank you for amazing dinner to us?it was perfect! i love japanese foods!i think this restaurant is the best of japanese restaurant in..."
Yurika Moriyama
"Had dinner at Tokyo Bay last week. I've wanted to come in a few times but has been fully booked each time. So this time we decided to go..."
Ruben O'Connell
"Tokyo Bay Takapuna Beach. Top notch Japanese dining.Real Japanese modern cuisine. Great setting, friendly, efficient service and fairly..."
Mark Smith
"Spectacular location, excellent  food , timely polished service and a fair price price makes this a great experience for Japanese food on the North..."
Michael Pether
Sakebar Nippon - Takapuna
86/100 (683 ratings)
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Sit down
Wheelchair Accessible
Serves Alcohol
Table Service
"Authentic Japanese sake bar, the staff service super friendly, the drum beats to welcome guests was interesting, waiter and waitress also dressed up..."
Rex Chen
"Cute little restaurant in the heart of Takapuna. Love the ambience and really does give you that Sake bar feel. There was plenty of variety on the..."
Dora The Food Explorer
"Wonderfully warm atmosphere, fabulous food, very reasonably priced, attentive friendly staff, LOVED LOVED it. We will be back...."
Shar Ellis
"Absolutely amazing food, yummy and very prompt. Friendly staff and very welcoming. Limited options for wine...."
Jesse Greenslade
"I always lived in Northshore but funny how I’ve never been to this restaurant, so we dined here on a Saturday night. Because we didn’t make a..."
Jonathan Chau
"Me and my wife will never ever get tired of the Japanese cuisine the combination of its simplicity and delicate flavours is just impeccable we..."
Ang Sarap
"Friendly staff and amazing food for a wonderful night!!Sake is really awesome!!Must try hot sake in the winter~Service is excellent!!Next time want..."
Ling-Chen Fang
"Authentic Japanese Restaurant. Loved everything that we ordered. The place has a very nice ambiance. The Salmon Sashimi is my favorite. It is so..."
Jinky Jimenez Cruz
"We popped in here after our Milford to Takapuna beach walk. It was a Monday but this place was busy!! They were very accommodating to us as we..."
"This is such a great, casual Japanese restaurant in the heart of Takapuna. Fantastic and friendly staff, yummy food and fabulous atmosphere. We’ve..."
"Wow! what a fun experience. The service was amazing. The atmosphere was fun, bold and lovely. The food and Sake were Devine.  Coming here has made..."
"Great food great people. This is must visit place in Takapuna. Very authentic Japanese food and many choices, and you will feel Japan here. Of course..."
Benjamin Daisuke Hirata
"Very good service and warm welcome when you come in the store.Available seats on Friday nights, foods were coming fast and very strong Japanese style..."
Jialin Cui
"Love the fun vibe in this place – every time an order is placed they bang the gong. Really enjoyed the food and the atmosphere. Although, can get..."
Caroline Barrett
"Staff are so welcoming && the food is always delicious. I had #TeryakiChickenOnRice tonight && it was freaking amazing. I highly recommend Nippon,..."
Savanna Marsters
"I went for diner:) great place for sashimi. Ordered sashimi boat. Roll, okonomiyaki, nigiri, tadaki(?), beer n takoyaki. Was good especially..."
Alice In New Zealand
"We were pleasantly surprised by this Japanese restaurant we stumbled on. It was a busy Sunday lunch time. Staff were pleasant and efficient. Food was..."
Nancy Ho
"Came here for date night! Atmosphere pretty good! Fun to dine in as they allow us to play little lucky game at the end of the meal to win some price!..."
Selene Nguyen 🌸
"Great fun, loud environment. Awesome for groups. Yummy food and great selection. Meat is always cook great and good for veges options. Very friendly..."
"Amazing food and atmosphere! Will definitely be returning and that’s not only because we won a free tempura voucher on the awesome spinning wheel!..."
Caitlin McKeown
"Super fun atmosphere for a large group and great patient service from the staff. Food was delicious, I recommend the sashimi and salads over the deep..."
"Me and 3 went here after our friend had booked and asked for a quiet area. As soon as we entered we could feel the vibrancy of the place! We were..."
Liz Rouse
"This restaurant is crazy amazing! I come here all the time, the staff are so amazing, Saki and Mako are so friendly and cool! And as it was my..."
Alex Connor
"Haru is a lovely girl who work at sakebar. Food are very delicious and desert is great and tasty. We quite enjoy this restaurant. Highly recommend..."
"Amazing place, the service is great it's like being in Japan. I love their gyoza and all the yakitoris. They have a good range of traditional drinks...."
"Lovely evening. Food was great, worth the wait. Friendly service. Nice atmosphere. Love when they bang the drum on your way out and welcome you when..."
Monique Botha
"Excellent food! Decent service could be more attentive considering the restaurant wasn't too busy but good food nonetheless :)Kind of pricey but..."
"Two of us Friday night for dinner. First time here had read the reviews so knew what to expect!!! Lots of noise loud music nd lively atmosphere...."
Bubbsie Jones
"I had heard a lot of good reviews about this place, and finally had the chance to try it. And booooy! It did not disappoint. They offer a range of..."
Melanie Wang
"So our regular fav Japanese restaurant in freemans bay was booked out so we took our chances and having gone past this place a few times decided to..."
Summerlee Fataoui Schick
"I love this place, it has got signs up saying opens from 5pm but we went there for Sunday lunch. Fab food, great atmosphere! Love the greeting and..."
Deb Ross
"Went on a Friday night and was seated immediately. The atmosphere is great with a nice interior. Food tastes really good and is reasonably priced,..."
Jamie An
"Such a fun environment to dine if your into a social atmosphere. food was good and found the staff attentive and friendly. Will definitely..."
Bryony Taylor
"Such a good vibe when you walk into this place! Service is really good and when you order the food, it arrives super quick. My partner and I like to..."
"Dined here with my partner for lunch, it was pretty quiet & most people were dining at the sushi train section, we decided to order off the full..."
Sarah S
"went with two friends. fried rice a bit salty. sushi good. soup good. service good. will come again definitely. close to the cinema. convenient...."
Vanessa Zhang
"It's been one of my favourite Japanese restaurants in Auckland for a long time. Great food, awesome staff..really fun place to go to! When I go to..."
Emily J
"Fun place Nice fresh sushi and a great variety Staff are friendly and helpful happy to make whatever you desire sushi wiseWould go..."
Richard J
"This is hands down my favorite Japanese restaraunt, everything from them yelling greeting when you walk in to the seats you sit on feel authentic...."
"First time here after workmates raved about it. My mouth was watering just thinking about it. Loved the vibe, the staff are fantastic. The food..."
"Fabulous place to eat at. it's really fun, loud, happy with great staff working there who really make you feel at home.  We love the food - service..."
Bernadette Ryan
"Sandbar Nippon Restaurant is a firm favourite of mine. Often. I'll take my girlfriend out to dinner and we'll dine here. The experience is always..."
Frazer Noble
"The best japanese restaurant I've ever been to in Auckland. The staff's hospitality is awesome, food quality is good. I brought a friend there on his..."
Ricky Tjahyadi
"First time here.Nice food with the average price of Japanese dishes.It takes me to 60$ to fill up my tummy lol . Just a..."
Akkarpark Iam-Opas
"Best Japanese restaurant I have ever been to! The entertainment, service and quality of food is just outstanding! Winning free springrolls from the..."
Priscilla Khang
"As soon as you walk through the restaurants door, you're greeted with banging drums, shouting, chanting and everything loud. And it's fantastic. It's..."
"Sakebar is our go-to date night dinner. The food here is so good, always get the chicken teriyaki, chicken katsu and a creme brulee. I love the..."
Chloe Davy
"Great fun, great food, great service. What a fabulous experience from the time you walk into the restaurant until you pay the bill. It's almost a..."
Raspberry Beret
"First visit to Sakebar Takapuna on 29/1/16. I am a huge fan of Japanese cuisine. On arrival we had a very warm and energetic welcome from all of the..."
Darren Jay
"Best japanese I've had in Auckland! Authentic dishes, AMAZING ambience, unique interior decor, excellent service (had a waitress voluntarily explain..."
Jasmine Chai
"My new favourite japanese resto. So authentic and food are so yum. Price is reasonable for the food and so as for the japanese beers. I recommend..."
Toru Tres
"It's hard to see what this place is like from standing on the the street, but once inside, you will be pleasantly surprised. The wooden interior adds..."
"Good service and good food. Selection was great as well. We ordered Chicken Katsu, Tempura, Teriyaki Chicken, mixed sushi, Gyoza and all were..."
Quattro Alas
"Favourite Japanese in Auckland. Bit higher in price than your average, but you get what you pay for. Can be a little loud at times but it creates a..."
Torrance Merkle
"There is very little I need to say about this japanese gem. All the other reviews speak for itself. If your not familiar with dining out and paying..."
Jean-Pierre Lahausse De Lalouviere
"Been there a number of times,it's not a top choice for Japanese food,but good enough for north shore people.Good service and food was yummy.My..."
Yang Emily
"I was a little hesitant to walk in here, but boy was I glad we did. I love how they bang on the drum and cheer whenever someone walks in. Fast..."
C Carr
"Without a doubt the best Japanese restaurant I have been to in Auckland. Service throughout the night was excellent, and the food was absolutely..."
"Food was wonderful here. First time at a Japanese place and it was just yummy! Staff were super friendly and atmosphere was really fun. Bit loud for..."
Rachael Louise Baker
"Fun! We dine here at least every 3 months knowing that it's going to be noisey and bustling with happy faces! we've got to know our favourite dishes..."
Vyvie Kyle
"Located on ANZAC Road, in Takapuna CBD. Easy to get car park as it is next to a large car park. The restaurant is very warm. Whenever..."
Cindy Ong
"Awesome atmosphere, yummy food and great prices! I love teriyaki chicken, and it's pretty spot on. GREAT for dates if you don't want a quiet..."
Monique P
"Amazing atmosphere, great food, timely service! Perfect for an impromptu dinner out...."
Cazza Holland
"By far the best Japanese restaurant on the shore. Food is excellent, staff are excellent, decor fun (ask nicely and you might get to beat the..."
"We went there at 5PM and practically had the place to ourselves for an hour and then it really filled up. The service was great and the food was..."
Jeanne Brown
"this is the best sake bar on the shore possibly the whole of Auckland...warm greeting on arrival and when you leave...a++++ for the service and..."
"We went to Sake Bar Nippon for a birthday celebration on Wednesday and found the restaurants decorations gave a great atmosphere and the staff did..."
Delyse Lundie
"Went to Sake Bar yesterday night for a team celebration dinner with colleagues and we had a great experience.The greeting is really..."
Terry Holt
"We will be back for more. A really enjoyable experience,the service and food was truly great and being next to the car park was a bonus. Simply a..."
"Had a wonderful dinner at this restaurant last night. We ordered lots of meals to share and weren't disappointed with any of them, they were all..."
C Brown
"My favourite dish here, was the mouth-watering char-scallop nigiri sushi. I've never tasted anything like it! (2 pieces for 8 dollars, was worth..."
Liz Winstone
House Of Chocolate Dessert Cafe & Cakery
86/100 (922 ratings)
Quick Bites
Wheelchair Accessible
"Although not one of the best Hot chocolate places I have been to- but overall it was good and very..."
"Okey, in overall a really nice place. But I think it’s quite dated. Either the menu or the design should be renewed. The waffles are amazing. The..."
Sophia Ignateva
"Felt like something sweet so I went over to House of Chocolate to get my fix 🤩 Ordered the Iced Chocolate and Caramel slice 🍫 The iced..."
"If you are craving for chocolates then this place might fix it, just the name alone says a lot about this place.  They serve desserts using finest..."
Ang Sarap
"These Bonbon chocolates were the highlight of my weekend feeds! These bonbons are small but powerful treats. The runny salted caramel literally melts..."
"definitely an amazing place for dessert recommended highly good vast range of desserts to try and located in the heart of takapuna. follow their..."
Ricky Bhat
"My girlfriend took me here the other day. She had already tried most of their flavours and had masterfully crafted her own waffle combination that..."
Wilson Shum
"A nice dessert cafe. Ordered the hazelnut waffles, and the waffles were homemade, and ice cream was creamy. Hardly any hazelnuts were used in their..."
Imperius Malekith
"Food is delicious although pricey. Still our favourite place for a treat..."
Jesse Greenslade
"After dinner, we were craving dessert so we decided to check out the House of Chocolate. This indeed was probably the best dessert I have ever had...."
Tasteful Seconds By Kyrsta Lynn
"A friend and I popped in to house of chocolate for some brunch and I do admit I enjoyed it but I found it overly sweet. I've been here a couple times..."
"They serve a really nice dessert, got to try their chocolate mousse, chocolate ball and their shake and they were so yummy! The mousse came with..."
"Love love love their almost everything I have tried. Sad point is that they have stopped making their famous fixx and fogg peanut butter shake which..."
Priyanka Silswal
"Absolutely packed on a Friday night (around 8.30pm) but we managed to get a table inside. The counter cakes and chocolates looked insanely..."
"One of the best places in Auckland to grab dessert. It is very popular, so if you’d like to go when it’s not too busy, it’s best to plan your..."
"This is a great place to catch up with friends whilst having a sweet treat. It's always hard to decide what to order because everything in the..."
Jeannette Salim
"Cool dessert spot in Takapuna with an extensive menu and a cabinet filled with sweet treats. Take your sweet tooth and indulge. I had the s’mores..."
Steph Coulton
"Came here with my bf for our anniversary. It was a nice cute place to eat dessert with. The chocolate cake is one of my favorite here. The atmosphere..."
Minh Thu
"This is my go to when I am craving that late night dessert! I normally order their waffles until I have discovered this chocolate ball dish!..."
"If you are a chocolate lover, you will love the brownie ice cream sandwich. It was very rich and a little bit of a struggle to eat it all to be fair...."
"Super fast service, everything was excellent. We ordered black forest cheesecake, chocolate mouse and Belgium hot chocolate (dark). Nothing was too..."
Pritesh Mistry
"They have amazing desserts that really satisfies your sweet tooth. So far I have tasted the waffle and the eton mess during my previous visit and I..."
"Lovely little cafe in the heart of Takapuna! I always choose this place for our work cakes because the service is friendly, accommodating and their..."
Michelle S
"Nice place for date!! Ice Coffee and Belgian chocolate cake are my favorite~friendly staff and handmade chocolate are recommended for..."
Ling-Chen Fang
"I love this place and keep returning week after week, I always have their hot chocolate, they use Belgium chocolate, it’s the best hot chocolate..."
Michelle Ngatai
"I realised that I'm probably the only person ever to order a non-chocolate creaming soda at a place called House of Chocolate, but nevertheless it..."
"House Of Chocolate damn okay it's pulled through. Been here quite a few times for a dessert or coffee and always had good service and food. A couple..."
Anastasia Matiatos
"I ordered a Berry Smores Waffle. It was one of the best desserts I've had ever. Definitely see why this is the best cafe in Takapuna. You need to go..."
Ryan Binny
"Been here once and tried their Nacho Waffle which was delicious and something different. My friend ordered the Dulce De Leche Waffle and we loved the..."
💓 K
"Amazing desserts. A very delicious menu to suit a variety of tastes. With generous servings it's often hard to finish it. So go hungry!!The hot..."
Romana Petrie
"This place is frigging amazing!The cafe it self has a great atmosphere. The staff is super friendly and always helpful.Food is to..."
Mc Bee
"We had the hazelnut waffle with vanilla and dark chocolate ice cream. The waffles here are crunchy on the outside and light&fluffy in the inside 😊..."
"Had a great time here with awesome waffles. Had so many varieties of waffles to choose from. They also have savory waffles too. All their chocolate..."
Coffee Macarons
"Our favourite desserts place. We were so glad when they opened in TK. We used to visit their original Birkdale branch. Everything is so deliciously..."
“Dailee” 25% Off Zomato Gold
"Super friendly staff, and absolutely delicious food. Great place for an after dinner coffee or a sweet and decadent dessert. Defiantly will..."
Ellen May
"Came here for a late night treat. Love the fact you can go out and have something slightly different and that the restaurant is still open..."
Mary Underwood
"One of my absolute favourite dessert spots! Their waffles are especially delish and a good size, so you don’t feel robbed of your money..."
"I love chocolate and this place is very good and has super friendly service all the time! Love coming!! So super good if you’re a chocoholic like..."
Angel Meynell
"The cafe is in lovely in the heart of Takapuna. I had the open egg sandwich and would have preferred if the eggs were hard boiled but apart from that..."
Jaime McCallum
"Discovered this place by accident....and WOW....what a nice place to have a desert after dinner. Awesome waffles. It took me back a couple of years..."
Vanessa Basson
"Another place I love 💕 this place is always busy so you have to pick your time but the goodies are well worth the wait 😊 it is a great place to..."
"This is the perfect spot for dessert! Why have a dessert anywhere in takapuna, when you can walk 200 metres to this spot.They have a..."
"Amazing waffles every time I’ve been here, and their coffee is delicious too - the hazelnut latte especially. The staff is also friendly and the..."
Zain Bhally
"Have been here a few times to get dessert and it's always been delicious! Their hot chocolates are very good. They're always really busy so you have..."
Vicki Ko
"Straight to go here for desert ! Lots of choice sweet things that makes happy anyone~whenever i come to takapuna i never pass here.There..."
"Definitely my go-to spot when I’m craving dessert on the shore and I am pleased every time.On this particular day we got a slice of the..."
Vivian C
"I freaking love this place so much! Apart from it being a little pricey it’s so worth it. They have amazing chocolates, waffles and just..."
Emma Smith
"Love love love House of Choc as somewhere to head for a nice dessert after a dinner.Always get the same thing and go for my trusty hot..."
Laura Bartch
"Really hit my sweat tooth. Not many places in Auckland do decent waffles. They have both sweet and savoury. Would go again to try the rest of the..."
Andrew Baxendale
"Tried their chocolates before, but didn't know they've got cafes around Auckland. Now we know, so do you!Went to House of Chocolate with a..."
Jade Lim
"Had a waffle at House of Chocolate and it was so good and tasty and the cake there is also really good! It's nice and sweet but not too..."
"I just had hot dark chocolate mocha today. It was great:) waffle is good here as well. I came after i visit Takapuna morning market:) great to come..."
Alice In New Zealand
"We just went for dessert. We were hoping to share something, but they are really designed for one person. The size was large enough, but presented in..."
"Sooo much chocolate but so good! Can highly recommend the chocolate ball but we were also really surprised by the waffles. Everything is so pretty..."
Auckland Foodie
"Came here for drinks and cake and was blown away by how tasty the Belgian chocolate and Oreo mini cake was. Will come again to try the waffles!..."
"Lemon Meringues and Naked Waffles are really delicious. Gelato was pretty standard. Hot chocolate was good. Saturday is a always busy. Good place to..."
"After dinner... After looking at multiple options decided to go House of Chocolate... Right choice...Tuesday night .. winters... 100 people......"
"On a cold winter day like today, to end my tasting day with lovely desserts is one of the best feeling!I came here when the shop was really busy..."
Selene Nguyen 🌸
"Delicious. Love the carrot cake here. The desserts are quite small so we ended up with a selection to share. The selection is fantastic, often busy..."
Tony Ha - Personal Trainer/Foodie
"This is an awesome dessert cafe that offers great options for gluten and dairy free people. I never go to a cafe and expect to find anything that..."
Tia Lindbom
"We were looking for a really nice dessert place after a heavy brunch and found this gem in Zomato. Drove all the way to Takapuna from Botany and was..."
Oriental Doll
"It's a great place to go and get coffee and chocolates with friends. They have amazing chocolate and coffee, they have really good quality cakes as..."
"Must-visit chocolate shop in Auckland. Located at Hurstmere Rd in Takapuna. Very nice area and ambiance. Busy most of the time. Staff were friendly..."
"These guys are amazing. Have been going here for just over two years. Waited long to review because I thought surely no place is 5/5 all the time. ..."
Marcell Martin
"Love love love. Awesome variety and vibe at this place. Shame it’s not open Monday’s but great selection to pick from. Everything I’ve..."
"I can honestly say that I have never really enjoyed any of their special waffles. Very pretty, but too heavy, sweet, and messy, with too much going..."
"I’ve been here a few times now and liked every visit I’ve had. Had this pretty looking waffle for dessert last night. Staff are pretty..."
Erina Kudo
"Best waffles I've had in Auckland! Super crispy and I could smell the deliciousness radiating off of it as our friendly server brought our treats..."
Winnie Chauchau
"Nice and cosy place for a dessert. Looking for something sweet with waffle. Not really the type of waffle I particular like, but it was not too bad...."
"Love coming here when I’m craving something sweet! Not too expensive and the food is amazing! Can’t believe I only found out about this place a..."
Sophie Bond
"Food was delicious and the atmosphere was very lively. They were super busy but we managed to get a seat ☺️ staff were all very friendly and our..."
"This place is sooo busy even on a Tuesday night but now I can understand why... I ate sOo MUCH sUGAR AND LITERALLY FELL INTO A FOOD COMA aFTERWARDS..."
"Absolutely love this place - it is now my favourite dessert place. I've come back here about 5 times. Everything I have ordered has been amazing...."
"The chocolate is amazing here I had the chocolate melting ball it was sooo good and also the hot chocolate is amazing as well tastes so nice . The..."
"Hugely recommend these guys for special events cakes. They were so accommodating, friendly, helpful and the price was fantastic. As for the cake -..."
Maureen Banks
"I'm not usually a sweet tooth, so when I wanna have a dessert I pick up the places very carefully. Been to the House of Chocolate more than..."
Diogo Reck
"Stumbled across here spontaneously after lunch on a warm Wednesday afternoon with my sister. Guilty of my 3rd cheat day in a row. After..."
Oksana Zhang
"I came there for the first time and as for the first impression, this place amazed me. Funky/ hipstery place with it's own magical atmosphere. ..."
Ģirts Betmanis
"If youre big on chocolate and dessert you will love this place! Went here for my pre-birthday celebrations lol celebrating the end of an era! Had..."
"omg! it is my favourite place in takapuna♡♡♡♡♡ I am not a big fan of chocolate because I LOVE the chocolate here! it wont taste too sweet..."
Elaine Ng
"Have come here twice now for their ice cream and each time was great. Their ice cream is really nice and satisfying. I love their green tea ice cream..."
"This place offers a wide range of yummy treats. Tried their dulce de leche and Oreo and dark chocolate brownie and it was delightful. Great ambience..."
"Came here after dinner for dessert and it was pretty good. Ambience is nice, funky/retro sort of decor going on. Service is ok, the staff are..."
"Just the right sweetness! This is how I would describe my experience with a slice of Peanut Butter Cheesecake at House of Chocolate in Takapuna...."
"Firstly service was kinda average, there was a very long wait (probably because it was very very busy) and they ran out of an item on the menu that I..."
Chicken Wing
"The service was great and the place open, and well set out. We got the chocolate waffles and French toast. Also coffee. The best waffles and coffee..."
Maree Epskamp
"Love this place . If you have a sweet tooth and love chocolate this is definitely the place for you . They well satisfy your cravings :-) we loved..."
Fia Fetu
"Great atmosphere and great food. I have not tried the savoury range, but all of the sweet options are divine. I have had the waffles and brownies on..."
"Great presentation and portion sizes, everything is good quality and served with care. Not a huge fan of sweet things but if you like dessert then it..."
Lo9ve3r 4s
"A sucker for dessert and I've now been here a couple of times. Good cozy environment. Friendly staff and solid menu. The Belgian Chocolate cake with..."
Abhi Bidani
"super yum! great atomsphere! got the chocolate ice cream waffle. the waffle is crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, the chocolate ice cream..."
Ying Miao
"Nice place for some pudding if in the area, I'm not a chocoholic but boring me had the chocolate mousse as I'm familiar with this, oh and the..."
"Always the best place to go in Takapuna after a good feed. Great atmosphere and even better chocolate pudding! It has great texture and perfect..."
"Not gonna lie, this place is a bit on the higher end but it's in Takapuna so what did you expect?I've here on previous occasions and this place..."
Kaylene Jessin
"We ordered the highly recommended hot chocolate pudding and it definitely met our high expectations. The bourbon, butterscotch and pecan waffles were..."
Aditi Grover
"One of the well known cafes here in trendy Takapuna for of course all the chocolate lovers out there. And who doesn't like yummy treats once a..."
Jason Paul Garcia
"Beautiful atmosphere, loved the waffles. Great dessert, hot chocolate pudding is beautifully made. Waffles melt in your mouth. Good coffee. Friendly..."
"We ordered their chocoholic waffles and it was divineee! Chocolates is our favourite sweets in the whole world and this cafe does chocolates justice...."
"Super delicious and very good customer service, great for a birthday get together or a sweet treat. I came here with a group of friends and ordered..."
"I could almost live here... It's like my kind of heaven. Their waffles and shakes are to die for. Their presentation is just out of this world. I..."
Melanie Wang
"If you love chocolate and all things sweet then you will love this place ,the salted caramel ice cream was delicious and the chocolate fondue was..."
Heydi Knox
"The service is great, the food delicious and the decor homey. This is one of my favourite places to go for desserts on the shore as they open..."
"My patner and I came for dessert after dinner. He had the hot chocolate pudding which he loved. I had the salted caramel waffles which was like a..."
Pooja Karan
"The have peanut butter flavoured stuff AND feijoa AAAND green tea. I've died and gone to heaven 😍 it was so hard for me to choose a dessert!..."
"I go here way more than I should have but it's so convenient for me and it's the only dessert place I go to in the shore. Their hot chocolate is..."
Angela (A Style Collector)
"The most luscious and rich mochacino on the planet. With thick dark belgian chocolate and deep roasted coffee that is round and full. So good it..."
Daniel Vasku
"Love to come here to catch up with friends when we're wanting a sweet treat. Will never pass up an opportunity to come here. I like to get the banana..."
Britley Bennett
"Yummy desserts!! Such a good range of delicious treats for everyone, raw vegan slices, waffles, cheesecakes and lots of different drinks...."
"I went here with girlfriends and loved the place! The ambience was fun yet relaxing; a place perfect to chat with friends. Their food is a delight! I..."
"When I'm craving sweets this is the place i will be at!! It truly satisfy's my cravings :D they honestly have the best dessert in town! Great service..."
Sadaf S-IzZy
"Good ambience. Too pricey though. Mediocre taste. But good staff. This was the first dessert place I brought my friend to, who just landed to..."
"My go-to DESSERT shop whenever I'm STRESSED in work or just want to hangout with friends. The ambiance is great and cozy. The staffs are friendly and..."
Emmelyn Fuentes Rosell
"This is a great place to go with friends for a chill out after dinner, or cozy up inside with a book chapter and take 10 to treat yourself. There is..."
Lisa McDonnell
"They have the best waffle in Auckland! Their interior and friendly staff makes you feel so comfortable just like at home. Definitely a great place to..."
"The chocoholic waffles with ice cream (salted caramel and green tea scoop) were really good but the chocolate a little disappointing as it tasted..."
Caroline Barrett
"I always come here for the waffles, although a bit pricey for the amount, the taste is totally worth it! We had the blueberry mascarpone and berry..."
"The most delicious desserts I've eaten, amazing quality and a large quantity too, I'm surprised they don't charge more! Staff are super friendly,..."
An Evil Stripper
"I strongly recommend the hot chocolate pudding. The balance of sweet and sour with the berry compote makes this a dessert that doesn't overwhelm your..."
Y Anne
"I thought they only did sweet foods and drinks... but they also have savoury dishes... i had their potato and d leek waffles...omg they were yummy!..."
Jesse Mok
"■ Cosy and welcoming■ Great range■ Fast serviceThe House of Chocolate has a really cute selection of desserts and drinks...."
"I have had the PB Lovers waffle and the savory potato and leek waffle here - both delicious! Service is always friendly too. The chocolates are..."
Eve Espino
"I had an enjoyable time here. The ambience was great , perfect for a sunny day to enjoy waffles topped with tiramisu and dark chocolate ice cream...."
Lovely Maralit
"Heaven on earth for chocolate lovers. Open pretty late too which is good. Cool, quirky atmosphere and a great local business. Perfect date..."
Lucy Cronin
"I have been here a number of times now and I absolutely love it. The atmosphere is relaxed and welcoming, the hours are amazing for that late night..."
Paige Travis
"Finally a place on the North Shore that is open late and does amazing desserts! If your ever craving for something sweet or the restaurant your at..."
"Eaton mess and cookie sandwich tasted terrific. The Eaton mess was actually very refreshing even though it's extremely sweet. The cookie sandwich..."
Greg Brown
"Great choccie milkshake will have to come back for dessert one day soon! The atmosphere is cute and kitchy which is always lovely and a nice break..."
Aroha Kay
"Love places like this that offers a variety of desserts and pastries and open 'til late! We've tried Belgian chocolate cake, Hot pudding, a variety..."
"So.... this place is fantastic. Came here last night for dessert. I chose the banana, macadamia and chocolate waffle and it was literally perfect,..."
"Have you ever been to a place that stays true to their name. I mean is Aucklands theme park Rainbow's End truely the representation to what the end..."
"When we went there for late dessert I was surprise that the place is still busy. I had the chocolate cake and my friend had carrot cake both are yum..."
Chay P Rosales
"Came by for dessert after dinner in Takapuna. The first thing you notice when you walk in is the chocolate and cake counter. The next is what looks..."
Benedict Uy
"This place is superb. Great atmosphere and service! Always packed! The desserts use great quality ingredients. The desserts are also not super sweet..."
"Been wanting to come here for the longest time and it definitely did not disappoint! We had the Belgian (Hot) Dark Chocolate and the Blueberry..."
"House of chocolate was beautiful. The atmosphere was ambiant with some cool music. The service was friendly and helpful. The food was delicious. I..."
Lisa Pearson
"Been here many times (and latenight close to closing times too) and all i wanted to say is the staffs are always friendly and they never try to..."
Casslyn Tee
"This place is FCUKING AMAZING!!!!! If I could, I'd come here everyday! 😍 found this place on Zomato and knew i had to check this place out...."
"Always come here for a really yummy peppermint hot chocolate (highly recommend) and Eton mess dessert it's so yum with ice cream, berries, whipped..."
"This place is amazing and a must when visiting Takapuna. Really well priced for the high quality. Recommend trying the chocolate brownie and..."
Ryan Hanna
"Apple pudding is AMAZING! But what a tiny little pudding on a giant wooden board. The other dessert was more or less just caramel icecream, not quite..."
Winnie Luo
"My girlfriend was really keen to visit the House of Chocolate Dessert Cafe, but we were a bit disappointed with our first experience.We..."
Frazer Noble
"Awesome place for all Chocoholics! Great Waffle Great Hot Chocolate Pudding!Those are what I have tried so far. Will try more..."
Kevin Harland
"We went on a Friday night and it was packed!Such a delicious looking menu.Got their Belgium dark hot chocolate and it was heavenly..."
"The service and dessert here is amazing. So far I've had the banana split, peanut butter cheesecake and berry chocolate cheesecake. All delicious...."
"Came here for dessert after having dinner at Takapuna. It's down a short arcade off Hurstmere Road, so keep your eye out for the turn! They have a..."
Daniel Kinnoch
"We ordered the chocolate waffles they were very nice and for a good price. The shop was open till quite late and the menu has gluten free options..."
"I want to give a perfect score for their yummy chocolate cake, creamy ice cream, friendly staffs, and pretty interior. Definitely will come..."
Anastasia Kadir
"Came in tonight with a friend after having dinner in Takapuna. We just happened upon your amazing cafe by chance. Was thrilled to find a place for..."
Victoria Parr
"I have come here quite a few times and it is often a Sunday morning whine to the partner to come for brunch!! The staff are friendly and laidback,..."
"Had the Chocoholic waffles and it was absolutely fantastic. You get a generous amount and the presentation is impeccable. Tasted phenomenal also, the..."
James Johnson
"Came here late Saturday night (open till 10 I think) defiantly recommend the hot chocolate pudding!! I had two!! With there very nice ORGANIC vanilla..."
"I LOVE this place! Not only their food are great but the service is always pleasant. I would definitely recommend their eton mess (but with vanilla..."
Sabrina Chae
"Such a big fan of their famous Waffles & Homemade Chocolate Moose! The tea selection is amazing, and the service made me feel super welcomed ! Love..."
Fern Christy
"One of the best chocolate place in our city.The hot chocolate is to die for.... love every of sip it... and always go back for..."
Arpita Mandal
"It is an amazing place with a warm and homey ambiance. I was so grumpy that day, and the place truly cheered me up. I had a nice mocha there. Very..."
"Came across this place in Takapuna down an arcade. Very quiet for a Friday night but that meant we were served pretty fast. The yummiest apple..."
Ben Paris
"We ordered  Blueberry Mascarpone &  Banana Chocolate waffles ...really yummies!! Generous portion and nice presentation, so it´s a good value for..."
Cécile Monnier
"Enjoyes this place, a little hidden but busy place. The waffle portions are decent, maybe a great idea to share. The service was timely and staff..."
"Food ordered:Hot Chocolate w/ Wild Peppermint Shot (x2)Assorted chocolates (x6)Bill: $21Big tummy: I caught up with a..."
A Tale Of Two Tummies
"This place is a hidden gem! One of the best gelato in Auckland! Neck and neck with giapo! Their chocolate caramel slice is really good! Everything is..."
Annie Bananie
"First things first. There was one time when I came here with my partner. The waitress seated us and said she would bring us menus. We sat there for..."
WeiTing Ashley Shyu
"Came here for a mean sweaty treaty hit from Nam!!! Got a tub of the Kohu Rd dark choc and cockies and cream ice cream meeeeeeeean! And some biscotti..."
"Absolutely LOVE this gorgeous cafe! Been at least four times in the last month or two and haven't had a bad experience yet. The hot chocolate is..."
"Love their waffle selection! Nice place to go for dessert. Price $12+ reasonable. My only complaint really is their coffee - depends who makes it...."
Musings Of A Foodie
"Me and my friends went here today because we heard good reviews about it. We ordered hot chocolates and I would say it is to die for. It is thick,..."
Jeanelle Isidro
"Relaxing place, great ambience.Just went here awhile ago and ordered French toast waffle with hot chocolate.The hot chocolate..."
Miss Terry Foodie
"Very nice place that sells sweet treats. Plenty of seating available. Convenient location in Takapuna. The chocolate and strawberry ice cream was..."
"Cute little place on the shore for the sweet tooth. I don't think there's any other dessert place like this on the shore so it's nice there's..."
Peifen Chua
"I sincerely recommend. I took the bagel with creamy mushrooms and bacon and a regular hot chocolate. It was so delicious. I am still dreaming about..."
"Great dessert place, certainly much needed in Takapuna area. Tried it the first time and we have been coming back every since. We recommended it to..."
"Got a box of chocolate from House of Chocolate. It was good but compared to some other stores, it seems to be ordinary. The shape and the taste were..."
Shirley Yu
"What a lovely little cafe! It has so much character, such lovely staff and incredible food! The atmosphere was perfect for a dessert cafe; calm and..."
Kirstin Lloyd
"Went here around Christmas time and the place looked soo nice. Well decorated and spacious. Lots of seating. I got one of their waffles and it was..."
Seth Blissworth Baguion
Pizza Club
86/100 (812 ratings)
Vegetarian Friendly
Fast food
Vegan Options
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Sit down
Fast food
Wheelchair Accessible
Cheap Eats
"If you haven't tried Pizza club yet, do yourself a favor and grab a butter chicken pizza with a side of cheesy garlic bread. Thank me..."
"Best pizza in town, butter chicken is a must try ,juicy and full of flavors; Staffs always seem happy when they are making these pizzas.5..."
"The pizza club has a lot of variety, our favourites are the garlic prawn pizza and cranberry chicken pizza so tasty and lots of toppings. Staff are..."
Michelle Ngatai
"4/5 Taste3.5/5 Display 4/5 Quantity 3/5 Customer Service Hell Pizza > Pizza Club > Pizza Hut > DominosIs my..."
"Their butter chicken pizza is like nothing I've ever eaten before, but they're absolutely delicious! The service is pretty good, and the garlic bread..."
"One of the best pizzas I have ever eaten!! Super taste, best pizza base, the taste is perfect!! One of the pizza flavour is the slingshot, I would..."
Janhavi Soni
"Been there at night, it was 9:55, they were about to close.But they serve me a delicious chicken pizza. As always pizza was good with really..."
Amirul Shaikh
"One of the few pizza places were the pizza is not too salty. Also the pizza was cheesy, yet not greasy. Base was also nice, not stale at all. Ordered..."
Imperius Malekith
"First off, these guys make some incredible pizza. There are lots of flavors to choose from and the toppings are always generous. Tried both the..."
"My partner and I dined here a couple of weeks ago and OMG. The pizza was incredible, amazing flavour, plenty of toppings and super fresh. We..."
Catherine Edmond
"Best Pizza in the town. Friendly staff and great service. Freshly made pizza  even if it gets cold still taste fresh with lots of combination of..."
"■ Fast service■ Huge range■ Good portion sizesOhh my gosh the best pizza Ive tried in Auckland by far!! I was given some..."
"The pizza club has been SOOOOO famous for their butter chicken pizza, so I grabbed the chance to order from Pizza Club tonight when we were planning..."
Annie Ren
"Tried many pizza shops, happy to settle down with pizza club for any pizzas. Awesome flavour and amazing taste. Must try for pizza..."
Sam Varghese
"Food ordered:Chicken SlingshotGarlic BreadDrink (1.5L)Bill: $21Big tummy: We've been back to the Elliott St Pizza..."
A Tale Of Two Tummies
"After ate pizza from pakuranga, i went to try for this outlet.I had ordered veg slingshot and butter pizza.Both were mouth watering.highly..."
Mohit Gupta
"Good thick pizzas with loads of toppings! If you like saucy pizzas then the Chicken Slingshot is a winner! The spicy chicken bites are amazing if you..."
"Very nice pizzas way better quality than other pizzerias very friendly service. Tasty pizzas must try there tandoori chicken pizza. Decent servings..."
Jaspreet Singh
"Wowwwwww.... what a manu and great combination of flevors. Has changed the definition for pizza. Dont like to go anywhere else for my pizza. ..."