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Madam Woo
80/100 (4478 ratings)
New Zealand
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Pork Roll
New Zealand
Table Service
Wheelchair Accessible
Serves Alcohol
Highchairs Available
Full Bar
Accepts Credit Cards
"Had lunch here recently with a couple of colleagues. The place was spacious, comfortable seating arrangement and a modern Asian atmosphere. The..."
Jung Ah Angela Kim
"Delicious foods in a beautiful setting. The hawker rolls were the bomb. Staff are very attentive and helpful. They offer traditional tea as well...."
Leon Yang
"We dined at Madam Woo before attending the ballet and we’re impressed by convenience of parking next door. The staff greeting us was engaging and..."
Taylar W
"A very pleasant first impression - friends and I had lunch here and we went with the lunch for 2 option. Really good value and we weren't still..."
Rachel Spencer
"One of the best restaurant experiences I have had in Auckland. From entrée to dessert , the quality, taste and technique of the dishes were mind..."
Torsten Stolt
"Petty cool restaurant, the deco take me back to my childhood when I was living in Asia, after traveling so many yrs, extremely excited to find place..."
Jccn Z
"We ordered Laksa with chicken and prawns $26NZD and Hawker rolls - pulled stick pork with cucumber $14NZD. Food tastes okay but it's a bit of pricey..."
Laurence Ho (Bluegray)
"Loved it!!!! Madam Woo is a fantastic fusion restaurant. We ordered two duck Hawker Rolls, which are must try’s when you visit Madam Woos. We had..."
"Great atmosphere, the decor makes you feel as if you were somewhere else. The staff was super helpful and friendly. The guy who took our order help..."
Diana Marcela Chaparro
"We had a lovely waitress (Amore??) who is a great asset to Madam Woo’s. Tasty food, and a nice night out with family. A good..."
Michele Hamblin
"Coming from Melbourne, we happened to stumble upon this place for a birthday lunch. They were able to cater to vegans and the food was so amazing! We..."
Sharmila Patel
"Good food and some interesting flavours. Not the best value for dumplings for Asian food but a reasonably trendy priced option compared to other..."
Angie Lowe
"Good food and atmosphere, very nicely set up. A bit on the pricier side, but this didn't seem to bother crowd there for Friday..."
Alex Davidson
"Ribs were very tasty and tender, but needed some rice or something to take away the richness. Nasi Lemak with beef reng dang is was..."
Andrew McDonald
"Beautiful venue. Delicious authentic Malaysian flavours, but quite pricey; This is a fantastic example of the recent successful restaurants with an..."
"Great service. Delicious plant based options. Mushroom spring rolls were very good and I had to order a second eggplant hawker roll as it was..."
Nigel Hayes
Regatta Bar + Eatery
82/100 (3078 ratings)
New Zealand
Gluten Free Options
New Zealand
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
Vegan Options
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Surf And Turf
Juice & Smoothies
Fish & chips
Fish & Chips
Juice & Smoothies
Sit down
New Zealand
Outdoor Seating
Accepts Mastercard
Accepts Visa
Accepts American Express
Table Service
Wheelchair Accessible
Serves Alcohol
Wine and Beer
Parking Available
Highchairs Available
Full Bar
Free Wifi
Accepts Credit Cards
"Booked in via first table - great service and food! We ordered the squid, cheeseburger, and braised lamb..."
"This place is officially a new favourite of mine, I’m not sure how it has only a 3.7 rating. The steak, though overcooked was delicious and the..."
"Service = 5/5; Taste = 5/5; Value for money = 3/5; Menu options = 3.5/5; Vibe = 5/5; Hubby rating = 3/5Regatta Bar & Eatery is a beautiful and..."
Honest Foodie
"A bit on the pricey side but great views of Rangitoto. Excellent food overall. Recommend the seafood chowder entree. The Beef Red curry was let down..."
"We had a company Christmas party dinner here on the 10th night, very beautiful place, the staff service was good and I felt very comfortable! Will..."
"Absolutely amazing service and food great friendly..."
Lizzy Goodwin
"Regatta never disappoints! Attentive staff, so welcoming and friendly, great menu, lots of options, the food is incredible and such a beautiful..."
"One of my faves on the shore. This restaurant is great for catching up with friends. Summer is the perfect time to visit. It’s sunny, open fresh..."
Chan Can Eat
"Nice seafood platter. The oyster is really nice, better than my last visit. Chill afternoon with this! The staff were friendly as well. The only off..."
"Came here with a group of people. Such a beautiful location with lots of natural light streaming in to the restaurant for added ambience. Prices for..."
Paige Leota
"We came as a group for a birthday dinner. We got some House Made Bread to share and I ordered the Beef Cheek as my main.The seaweed butter..."
Vivian C
"Had a very nice time, with my mum. The food was delicious, beautiful flavours. Amazing setup and overall aesthetic. And the staff was very friendly..."
"Very good all round. Excellent service, delicious food and a really great atmosphere for a nice relaxing evening. Went here with a couple of friends..."
"Came here for a couple of times. Good location. Nice dinning decorations. Services were good. Best steak...."
Becky Kuang
"Regatta accommodated to our group on a Tuesday without a reservation and they were happy to serve us, our table kept getting bigger and the staff..."
Jenny Da
"The thing I appreciate the most is that Regatta does not take for granted that it is a good restaurant only because it has a wonderful location. The..."
Michel Angelo
"Now that I work in Takapuna I got the chance to try out Regatta along Takapuna Beach. The food was delightful and atmosphere was bright, fun and..."
"My favorite restaurant in takapuna. pretty drinks with the best vies of beach makes me feel free and relax. All the dishes were delicious, staffs..."
LuNa The TuNa
"Great location and love the atmosphere of this place~ The food was not bad either. We had a seafood platter and 2 salads to share between 5 girls...."
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"Bloody good spot by the beach. Ordered a few oysters which were excellent, and came very quickly. Duck liver parfait was a little bland but cocktails..."
"Messed up our entrees but when they came out, I had no complaints about the taste! The liver parfait and the squid were seasoned really well. Highly..."
"This place has the best outdoor seating for when it’s sunny! The food is awesome. I would recommend the seafood chowder, pan fried market fish and..."
Anna K
"great service, friendly staff and amazing cocktails.. best place to enjoy drinks and food with spectacular view specially on a sunny day.. MUST..."
Sukhpreet Kaur
"Excellent place, when out in Takapuna definitely check it out. The service was excellent we were in a large group so all things considered they were..."
Peneueta Willis
"Went there in the evening on a Tuesday. Was relatively empty. Which we embraced. Had a few beers and shared the Sandbar. (Fish platter). Cooked..."
Andy Stephens
"We had drinks and nibbles as a group and we enjoyed the dining experience. Excellent service and the staff are friendly. The mango colada was..."
"had a really good time this afternoon at this place. must visit. the peach mocktail was just too good with dessert !! Highly recommend to anyone :) ..."
Christina Williamson
"My friend and I had a beautiful birthday lunch here yesterday. The food was amazing and the cocktails delicious especially the chilli and ginger one..."
"I met some friends here on Saturday night and we had a lovely bottle (or two) of Pinot Gris before being seated for dinner. The staff were lovely;..."
Saskia Halleen
"We enjoyed our family dinner at this Takapuna seafood restaurant during the summer holidays. Service was friendly and the venue is surprisingly..."
Raymond Tiong
"It's a lovely day to be sitting here today. A bottle of sparkling wine with Monohull platter plus a half cray tail; feeling refresh with a friendly..."
"Haven't been to Regatta for a while, having convinced my partner, Kristin, to move from Devonport to Titirangi.  Some things have changed but most..."
Richard McCabe
"Dined here for our birthday dinner, not a great impression at the start, we were told to take a seat and the menus would follow, we told the staff..."
"Relaxed environment, attentive and friendly staff. Can't comment much on food other than their Chunky Fries were great (9/10), worth having..."
Tastebud Tingles
"Food is fantastic and menu is well rounded.  Lots to choose from and all worth trying. The beautiful views and service is just a bonus to add to the..."
Evie Jones
"Regatta has a very nice interior design. It is very clean and tidy. The staff very amazing and very friendly. I had the lamb rump and..."
Aaron Gong
"Came here yesterday with my girlfriends and we had wonderful and fun night. We didn't make a booking but were seated very quickly when we pop in..."
"My favorite place to have drinks with friends in a sunny weekend. The location and the view is great. Mocktails and cocktails are super colorful and..."
Bella Luv Food
"We've been for 2 of he wine makers dinners now as well as for Valentine's Day. On each of these very busy times the food and service has been..."
Danielle Dunn
"Great location, great food but service is very poor and understaffed which makes the whole experience tense. We continually had to watch out for the..."
"Over rated place .. nice .. but very unfriendly staff..and not such a tasty kitchen. You can meet and see nice and fancy people there. Have a..."
Helena Roza
"great food there and no surcharge in holiday time. we had woodfired tuna and scotch steak there. Both are great. The seafood platter is so fresh and..."
Carina Chang
"Enjoyed sitting under somewhere sunny and facing the beach.staffs are friendly and their Rump and pasta!Will definitely recommend..."
Yulia Liu
"Beautiful ambience and restaurant layout. Felt like I was in the perfect regatta themed eatery! Beautiful decor and good seating layouts! I got the..."
"Have been here several times and love it so much!! The setting and ambiance is very relaxed and this goes very well with the coastal menu and beach..."
"Amazing service from the waiter who served us. We ordered some drinks and the "Sea" Platter. The salmon was to die for!!! So much texture in one..."
Jazmin Lee
"Came here on Tuesday night and had the perfect evening. Unfortunately it didn't start off so well it felt like we were forgotten about after we were..."
Noosheen Nezhad
"Great location, comfortable atmosphere and delicious food. Layout: I love open plan kitchens and adds alot to the vibe. It's a great place..."
"Went there for quick lunch today. Friendly staff and awesome food! Great view of the beach! We had the wagyu beef burger and the woodfire Scotch..."
"It's my first time at Regatta & we had a bit of trouble finding the exact location.  We started with both natural & battered oysters from Clevedon...."
"Absolutely love this restaurant. The manager let us sit on the other side of the restaurant away from everyone else which was nice, he was super..."
"Location is fantastic. Overlooking Takapuna beach and perfect cone Rangito island.We visit regatta bar frequently once a week ! Food is..."
Tiger Leysa
"We went here for a nice meal out in the evening.  This place is bustling, and if you are coming here in a group, its a good idea to book.  The Surf..."
"Irmarie is super cute, food is pretty good as well.  Been there four times since it opened, never had a bad meal. As an added bonus my father..."
Stuart Bradley
"Beautiful venue with views out to water and Rangi.  All the staff were fantastic.  Food was amazing.  Kids were well looked after.  Faultless..."
Abigail Jones
"Fantastic service Yatin was outstanding. Made us laugh he had great personality but more importantly his service was fast and effective. Great..."
Max Whitehead
"Food is expensive for the quality and quantity It's also very very hot inside the restaurant Staff are very pleasant Food is slow to..."
Richard J
"My daughter & I have been here a few times and the food, service and atmosphere never disappoints! Today my cheeky little monkey spilt my almost full..."
Misti Carroll Landtroop
"Staff was friendly and quick in service. We went there for some drinks only (1 month ago). The atmosphere is bit cold so was the room temperature...."
"Great staff and service. Had a largish group of us and everyone enjoyed the evening. Would recommend this place. Atmosphere was excellent. Would eat..."
Tony Smith
"great place for catch-ups. Love the atmosphere and service is consistently good. No complaints about the drinks. Food (dinner)- average and somewhat..."
"It was great dining here, love the food and the view :) the oysters is definitely something to try. I had the steak and my friends had the fresh..."
Lovely Maralit
"Firstly, the location is spectacular and the Waiting staff are very attentive. I had the steak, which was cooked to perfection. The potato gratin..."
"One of the best locations I. Takapuna, with good food and remarkable service.Regatta has a good menu, with several options for different..."
Diogo Reck
"It has been a very long time since a restaurant has impressed me to the fullest.From entry you feel free and can breathe effortlessly with..."
Tony Ma
"Good view from here, directly to the beach. Takapuna is always my fave place in sunny day. The food was good. I especially love the sea platter,..."
Anastasia Kadir
"When we walked in, we did not expect the menu to be focused so much on meats + seafood, our fault for not checking!So we just ordered the..."
"Whenever I go to Takapuna I always suggest this restaurant for I like this place's open-free-flow spacious layout overlooking the beach.  The dish..."
Wendy Mitchell
"Excellent, great food and awesome service, perhaps best service I have experienced in NZ. The food is value for money and the staff is happy..."
"Amazing location but the food needs some improvements.. We've been to Regatta three times, once for brunch, lunch & afternoon drinks. The best..."
Semanie Cato
"As soon as we entered the restaurant on a Sunday's evening, we were allocated to our seat but when we requested for the seat that we wanted, the..."
Ameri Lim
"Great spot in front of takapuna beach and the corner of two other eateries . We sat outside the deck area and had the beef burger and aubergine salad..."
Richie Chewy
"Great ambience, nice views from the deck, awesome customer service. The food was really tasty, drinks were really good too! Totally recommend the..."
"Wehad a fantastic experience with the Regatta Team.  Attentive, but notoverbearing.  The food was superb, and we ended up having a very..."
Peter Adams
"I love regatta because of the location and the restaurant atmosphere; it's really pumping in there and has a beautiful view of Takapuna beach. It is..."
Caroline Barrett
"Smashing new restaurant in a great location - perfect place to have lunch on a sunny day.  Took visiting friends from the UK here on Fri 27th Nov..."
Gillian Kenyon
"This was our second visit to Regatta and the food and atmosphere was just as great as the first time ... but what I really noticed was the..."
"I Love This place. I went there one sunny Sunday afternoon and was amazing. You can sit in the deck outside looking the beach, is really cool. The..."
"We went to this place on Saturday night. There was plenty of car parking available so it was pretty easy to get our space. The place is quite new..."
Eduardo Dias
"Last saturday i went here and had Fish and chips and tap bear, cappucino. Firstly, the manager was so kind and sweet. Second, the view of sea was..."
"First time going to this bar and it was awesome. Really friendly staff and the drinks were great! Although it did take a while for the drinks to come..."
Brooke Macdonald
"Sunday brunch with the boys - who were pretty set on something 'with a beer' (I think that, translated, means fish and chips or burgers, or pizza,..."
Bri DiMattina
"LAMB RACKpressed belly / goat’s cheese and black olive bonbon / fennel / salsa verde / confit tomato / almond crunchWell what can I..."
Lar Phillips
"Regatta Bar and Eatery is what Takapuna has been missing.  Fabulous setting with pretty much uninterrupted view of the beach and water.  The..."
Ali Lousley Guild
"I love this place. Great food, great service, great view. The lunch express menu is brilliant value for money, this place will be the best spot in..."
Tony Loughran
"What a cool atmosphere. Loved the fish themed fit out with the open kitchen. Food was good. I was with someone who had been there before and loved it..."
Vanessa Morris
"Love this place. Great for kids and good seafood options. Finally a place in Auckland that incorporates life by the sea. The open kitchen and the..."
Franck Hesse
"Really lovely in summer to sit outside. And nice and warm and cosy inside despite it being such a huge space. Hands down the best flounder I've ever..."
Maia Churichkova
"Beautiful, tasty food and kind, attentive service. The most amazing chocolate fondant I've had in a while! It had collapsed by the time it reached..."
"Amazing seafood, great selection. Beautiful view of the beach and very children friendly. The staff are very friendly and accomodating. We ordered a..."
Candii Cao
"Stumbled across this waterfront restaurant for the first time and we will be back! Not only is it right at the waterfront which will be great for..."
"Had the Sous vide salmon and it was delicious, great tastes combined together to make up a very satisfying dish. The decor and location are really..."
"We were attracted by the fact we have met the General Manager who visited our vineyard to taste our wines when he was selecting the wine list...and..."
Mary Sheila Gwyneth Evans
"my wife and i have been here a number of times. both for lunch and dinner. even during the opening weeks when this place was packed i found the..."
Scotty Ray
"Must admit to a wee bit of trepidation heading to Regatta for the first time as there have been some nasty reviews online. Was however pleasantly..."
"Wonderful setting and very relaxed and open plan. The food and service was very good and made for an enjoyable experience. This was our second visit..."
"Great location, well selected wine list, service attentive. We shared the flounder, pleased we shared as it was a massive serving! The flavours were..."
Jo Y
"Hard to beat the location over looking Takapuna beach. From the time you walk in the door the service is attentive and quick. I do like bars with..."
David Boshier
"awesome service. Try the oyster shot it's a great mix of flavours. Such a good location! about time they had bar and food on Takapuna..."
Cazza Holland
"Had lunch at Regatta, dined from their bar menu, delicious bouillabaisse with samphire and sea grapes, service was fast and friendly, very attentive..."
Ray Murphy
"Average food, average staff and quite pricey. Great spot though. Ordered a seafood platter, fries, Riesling and ciders. Tried two different Rieslings..."
"This is a fantastic spot for a drink and a spot of people watching. View out over to water (finally) and Rangitoto is wonderful. We both thought that..."
Judith Cheyne
"Beautiful classy restaurant by the seaside. Friendly and efficient service. The calamari was delicious, well season with a beautiful sauce to..."
Konnie Matenga
"Great food and a friendly team at this bright bar / restaurant that flanks Takapuna Beach and reserve. Lots of nearby parking. Only negative was bar..."
Alan Walker
"Booked this spot for our anniversary dinner - we had our first date here. Stunning spot, stunning food, and lovely service. We were wished for our..."
"We dined at Regatta on Saturday night. The place was pretty quiet when we arrived and we counted at least 12 staff on. Wait staff were very attentive..."
Maria Katu
"Had a really delicious meal at ragatta - every bite was full of flavour will definitely come..."
Sara Lopez
"One of the best meals I've ever had. The tuna was unbelievably tasty. It wasn't cheap but well worth the price. Wish I could go every night. The..."
Jacqui Cronje
"We have been served with excellent food and service. Very nice medium rare steak and super tasty Caesar salad. When my kid’s lunch hit the table,..."
Soheil Bakhshi
"Oysters with thier little vinaigrette is on!!! the food in general is delicious and well cooked hats off to the chefs!! its worth every cent i..."
"Nice restaurant. The oysters of the day were nice and fatty. Duck confit burger is very rich. Loved the whipped goat cheese and broccoli. Prices..."
Jay Kizer
"Enjoyed Regatta. The antipasto was large- ideal for 4 people and had a nice array of goodies- cold meats, pate, cheeses, pickled veges, fresh..."
Suzanne Simons
"The staff were great, reasonably attentive and friendly. The place is a great location but the table wobbled and the chairs were loud. The sashimi..."
Zachary Norris
"The food was well-crafted. We had a steak and the snapper. Portions were small but filling. Order your coffee extra hot as it can get cold by the..."
Veshanka Chetty
"We had dinner there yesterday. The food was delicious and fresh. Cocktails were amazing and well presented. Very friendly staff and great service...."
qinqin Zhan
"Incredible food, friendly and happy service with a nice view. We’re definitely coming..."
Stafford Hector
Columbus Coffee
74/100 (2929 ratings)
Coffee & Tea
Coffee & Tea
"Avocado mesh with additional salmon~ no merit but no merit. Salmon was quite salty, but coffee was good (foamy). Staff brought up sparkling water..."
Anvie LI
"This is a very pretty cafe. We opted to sit inside because it was a cool day and rain was in the forecast. On a summer's day, the deck would be a..."
Corinne Coutinho
"🅿️ There are numerous roadside parking lots nearby, but on holidays, they tend to get crowded, making it a bit challenging to find a parking..."
"I feel there must have been a change in ownership if I read some of the bad reviews here. My experience was ABSOLUTELY EXCELLENT!!! I'd give 10 Stars..."
Saphis Minetime
"What a gorgeous spot to have a coffee & soak up the gorgeous beach views at the same time. Insanely busy spot for a week day but impeccable service..."
Janita Patrick
"Stayed at the campsite next to this cafe and popped in for a coffee and something to eat. The food was so good we ended up having dinner there. The..."
CJ Clapham
"Great indoor outdoor flow Impeccable service Wheelchair accessible with ramp however is quite challenging to navigate between the tables if notice..."
Katrina Matich
"A popular cafe, went in for early brunch on Saturday and waited no more than 10mins to get a table. We like it outside as we can get some fresh beach..."
Jiwon Kang
"A great location, really nice indoor/outdoor setup. Always very busy, but also rarely a wait. The oat flat white is perfection, great food ( and..."
Nigel C
"Run, don’t walk, and order the Filo from the latest brunch menu. It was the tastiest, richest, most sensational brunch I’ve ever had, and an..."
Eden Bray
El Humero
93/100 (2880 ratings)
South American
South American
Gluten Free Options
Gluten Free Options
Juice & Smoothies
Short Rib
Beef Empanadas
Tomahawk Steak
Chuleta Valluna
Lomo Ancho
T-Bone Steak
Salad with Guacamole
T-Bone Con Salsa Verde Y Papa Fritas
Picada El Humero
Morcilla with Arepa
Carne Empalada
Colombian Roast Beef with Fried Bananas
Pinchos Skewers
Juice & Smoothies
Uva Postobon
Sit down
South American
Serves Alcohol
Wine and Beer
Full Bar
Accepts Credit Cards
Outdoor Seating
Accepts Mastercard
Accepts Visa
Table Service
Wheelchair Accessible
"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
"Went here for a small work dinner, and all of us enjoyed our meals. I had the T Bone, and it was lovely and tender. Most mains are BBQ meat, but..."
Darryl Scowen
"Super awesome dining experience, esp if you're sitting in front of the bar. The chefs obviously have top-notch grilling skills as our steaks (Tbone..."
Falencia Naoenz
"The beef short ribs were amazing, very tender and falling off the bone Tomahawk steak was cooked to perfection Empanada and chicharon were great..."
Eldon Pascual
"It was my third time here and I loved it just like the previous ones. The food was amazing, but it did have a longer wait than last time. I had the..."
"Thankfully my favorite Colombian food is on the cheaper end of this menu because it’s very expensive. The chicharron and yuca frita were so good!..."
Jessica Ureste (Jess)
"That was really delicious and busy. you need to booking.mojito very authentic..."
"It is a lovely restaurant owned by an amazing family. The food was delicious and the staff were all very friendly. Great atmosphere and location...."
Leitisha McMillan
"The food was amazing. Excellent presentation of meals and dishes. The Humero Experience is superb and strongly recommended if going in..."
Carlos Cavolo
"It is not very often that you come across a place that cooks a perfect steak the way these guys do. I will go back time and time again! Always order..."
Shaun O'Reilly
"This restaurant has been on my list for a while , I finally got to try it & I wasn't disappointed, the short beef ribs were melting in the mouth ,..."
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"Highly recommend this place, we often visit on a Sunday and take advantage of their $20 lunch special. Awesome staff and the food is always great,..."
Allan Turner
"Had dinner here last night was awesome staff were very friendly and service was great food was awesome all round great place would definitely go..."
Jahmez Wallace
"The food was amazing and the service was great, i went with my family and we were all happy with the food and the service, the portions are big and..."
Selma Altahan
"We had a table of 18 last night for my 29th and every person loved their meal the lamb shanks literally fell of the bone they were so succulent this..."
Amber Purvis
"Come for lunch for the first time today, amazing service! All the staff were sooo nice! Food was amazing, couldn't fault this restaurant at all!..."
Kim Butler
"Had dinner a couple weeks ago, staff were super nice and food was Devine,..."
Dominique Tuck
"Good ambience ,excellent service and food was well presented value for money,very friendly staff,� will come back again for..."
Sohan Joshi
"Delicious food and amazing service, Friendly and helpful staff $35 menu was great..."
Sharon Bachir-Brahmi
"Awesome meal deals . Great food nice wine and lovely staff . Will be..."
Andrew Shone
"Been my favorite restaurant for years now. Disappointed because no duck this time (first time ever) still rate it as a 5 due to service and food and..."
Rosemarie Muller
"We arrived at lunch time without a booking but that was not a problem. The friendly staff set us up at a table for 5 people and delivered chilled..."
Elise Hansen
"AAA+++ Quality healthy food highly recommend to all great value for..."
Jason Yang
"A group of us senior citizens were looking for somewhere for a lunchtime get together which featured a few choices and was within our..."
Peter Saunders
"Sehr sehr leckeres Fleisch. Super freundlicher Service. 5..."
Doreen Heuer
"Lovely meals, huge serving sizes and brilliant value. Staff are really lovely and attentive. Will be..."
Amy Watts
"I had dinner here with a girlfriend, I order the pan fried tarakihi fish and she got the beef eye fillet. We also shared the house falafel. The food..."
Sophie Wang
"This was our first visit after quarantine and we couldn’t wait to come back! As always, the food was great, and we felt very comfortable with the..."
Tanya Anderson
"Came here with my wife and 3 children, food was amazing and the staff were very friendly. The modern decor is lovely and the whole family loved the..."
Carter Lawson
"Came here with my wife and children, the lamb shoulder and fish dishes were amazing! There was a pleasant ambience and lovely decor! We had a great..."
Andre Milham
"Had a lovely lunch on Monday afternoon, the filo was delicious and the staff were very friendly. Will definitely be coming back..."
Korbyn Lyndell
"Had dinner with my family. Menu is perfect, something for everyone. Service was awesome with great food💯 and lovely decor.....Surely..."
Sumit Rawat
"Had an enjoyable lunch experience with great service and delicious food. Highly recommended if you're looking for fine dining lunch at under..."
Erin Reed
"On a Friday afternoon for lunch, 3 of us came to this place. Instantly liked the atmosphere n relaxed surrounding. Prompt n friendly service. We all..."
Feel Food
"We were absolutely delighted when I came here and loved the new menu. My fiancé and I came for the night out, and I must say the food was superb. We..."
Gerald Green
"We came here with a First Table reservation for three people.We got the Calamari Entree, Arancini di Riso, and a Knafeh dessert to share. I..."
Vivian C
"Good food! great, friendly and accommodating staff!!Chose aubergine for a reward dinner for my team and the set menu was an Awesome group..."
Jamie Craig
"Excellent food, excellent service, excellent prices! Really enjoyed our dinner at Aubergine. My 3-course dinner for $39 was superb. Our server was..."
"Friendly staff, great atmosphere and comfy seating with the option of sitting inside or out. The garlic bread and chicken filo were great. Just a..."
"The set menu Aubergine offers is great value for money. It’s not just great for value. The dishes are delicious with generous portion size. Great..."
Brian Foose
"We have been planning to dine in here for quite some time now, but its old looking facade gives us a signal that it might not be a good idea to give..."
Ang Sarap
"Why I didn’t take photos I don’t know. Sorry everyone.We went for a work lunch and not only did every single person enjoy their meal,..."
"Amazing food easy access and all on one level so good for my grandmother who was on a walker , amazing food good selection definitely would recommend..."
"Came here to try out their lunch menu. At $20 for an decent sized entree and a main is great value for money. The food was delicious and people..."
"The new renovated look at Aubergine is amazing! It looks so much more welcoming and not to mention has great lighting for photos now! The lunch..."
"Dined at Aubergine restaurant following their building make-over upgrade. We had the three course dinner and found the service and the food..."
John V Proffitt
"To start things off your greeted by the loveliest person ever, we were escorted to our seats, (tucked away in the corner) - creates the perfect..."
Hassan Qaiser
"Invited for dinner with friends and they simply rave about Aubergine.Very cold night in Takapuna so was excited when we finally got seated..."
"I went there on Saturday afternoon and the place wasn't busy at all, which made our experience perfect. Waitress were were welcoming, helpful and..."
Ģirts Betmanis
"We went on a Friday night - seating is arranged so that even though it was a popular crowded night you don't feel overwhelmed. Id definitely..."
Miss HVC
"Service: Wait times are really long (about 1h 15 mins for mains) when coming during peak times, however early evening is much more quiet so wait..."
Imperius Malekith
"Took my sister here for a birthday lunch and not disappointed! Very impressed with the friendly service and the quality food for a very decent price...."
Marlanda Mar
"Really enjoyed the food here on Saturday night. Can highly recommend the fried calamari entrée and lamb shanks main. The cheesecake tasted like it'd..."
Monique Bahizi
"◾Great Service◾Consistant food◾Perfect spot for lunchEvery time we had a work lunch this is the spot we go to.The..."
"Thank you guys! We had a great meal on a Wednesday night. I can highly recommend the Tuna. We had several bottles of wine and were the last patrons..."
Ronel Kapp
"My go to restaurant if i am craving for European fare in a casual dining atmosphere. Portion sizes are big and food always taste so fresh and good. I..."
"Pretty good! Kinda pricey though unless you go for lunch cz they have the specials :) recommend for a nice day usually quiet during day time. Odd...."
"Went here on one of their deals - great to say that this did not compromise anything at all such as service or food quality like it does when most..."
Shayleen Narayan
"Came to this place for Valentines Day. Totally worth the price, even gave a tip! Amazing food, great atmosphere, friendly and attentive customer..."
Debbie Gibson
"Last night was the farewell dinner for a good friend and we got invited, wife and two boys. The place was packed and we were expecting a so..."
Eric Mendez
"Good service and good quality food with big portion sizes. A reasonably priced menu with plenty of selections to choose from. Enjoy a casual..."
Nick The Greek
"The last time l went to Aubergine was to celebrate my birthday. Outside big table was fair enough for a group of people. The reason for me to chose..."
Angela King
"Nice place with friendly staff. It's not the best food but it is the best prices. Pick from beer or wine to accompany your starter and then main for..."
Greg Brown
"Had meal on Tuesday night here, good food and nice fish .. Staff are very friendly and price also very reasonable thanks guys.....will come..."
"garlic bread needs vast improvement, main course was better just insufficient amount and lastly the coffee severed was hot yet the service poor as..."
Garry Stewart
"Lovely place indeed. I went there several times. The steak is amazing. Also the lamb. The menu has a wide variety, and the prices are fair. It's a..."
"Everything is ok expect food takes ages to reach the table. A big improvement needed in timing of delivery!!! Customer service and food tasted..."
V'nal Kumar
"I have been to this place for lunch on my birthday. They have a good deal of $20 lunch that includes soup (pumpkin) which is quite good , main course..."
Shalini Yadav
"Always reliable, good tasty food and not pretentious. Popular with the older set.Best in summer at the outdoor tables.Had lunch..."
"Absolutely enjoyed lunch at Aubrrgine. My first time to this lovely restaurant. The staff are warm, friendly and very efficient on a busy..."
Kim M
"Went here tonight for dinner. Service was amazing, the place was empty tonight so got a nice seat straight away. Staff were awesome and the chefs..."
"The food is really good value for money. The $35 dinner set menu provides enough choice for everyone to get something they like. The steak and creme..."
"We went here last year. We sometimes go for dinner. We take our dog. The food was delicious. The staff are friendly. The place is clean and..."
Ann Williams
"Came here to eat their $20 lunch special. Fantastic quality for $20, getting a starter, main and a drink. Food was very good, and staff were friendly..."
The Anti-Man
"The salmon and avocado salad is never a disappointment here. The salmon was cooked just right and the salad didn't have too much dressing that..."
"We came here for lunch on Sunday as they had a special on, being $20 each for a starter, main and a glass of wine (could be replaced by coffee, tea,..."
Sam Papworth
"Went for dinner with the bfLovely staff, I think the lady whose always there is the manager /owner but she us lovely ! Sometimes it was a bit..."
"Wonderful service and food.  Went there for lunch today for a birthday.  Such good value and healthy choices of food too.  The maitre d. brought..."
Ros Benton
"Choosing from the $20 lunch menu myself and three friends had a wonderful experience on the 2nd January. The staff were polite, attentive and very..."
Foodie Nom Noms
"Walking around Takapuna and decided to have dinner at Aubergine. It was quite busy with a corporate xmas dinner going on. The lady who served us was..."
Joanne Chiang
"Another great meal tonight one of Takapuna's stars it has stood the test of time, never fails to please, food, service and atmosphere is great, as..."
Bill Smale
"Went there and had a two course lunch with some friends. Lovely seating outside, semi-covered.  Included a nice glass of wine with the $20 lunch...."
"We came to Aubergine for a friends birthday dinner! After going to Jump in the day, we were looking for somewhere close. Aubergine had like a $45 set..."
"My family doesn't really celebrate xmas so I booked a table at Aubergine because mum didn't feel like cooking. The place was very packed and even..."
WeiTing Ashley Shyu
"I've been going to this restaurant occasionally for about a decade now. Great food, friendly staff (including friendly management/owner!) And..."
Imogen Trupinic
"I came here with a group of friends and was the only vegan. We mentioned to the staff about this and they were incredibly understanding and gave the..."
"We always love to try different restaurant in New Zealand cause we are food lover. Today we choose Aubergine just depend on the feeling that we want..."
Rachel Cullen
"I love Aubergine its quality food at reasonable prices. The restaurent is usually packed and the service is exceptional. I Ordered the braised lamb..."
Ru Nyan
"Partner had the Lamb Kofta and I had the Venison, would be a struggle to improve anything on either meal. Service had been great, friendly..."
Ayden Barnett
"Loved the food and the atmosphere. I had the Fish Sauté and the flavour was really nice and lite. My companions had the Scotch Fillet and the..."
Corina Elama
"I had lunch special with my husband. This is 3rd time visit for us. We both order soup, Open Stake sandwich and flat white after meal. The warm soup..."
"My partner and I love dining at Aubergine. The staff are very friendly and the food is consistently good. The entrees could be a little bit bigger..."
"Aubergine is always a fail-safe choice for a good dinner on the shore. Their dinner specials are good value for money, with plenty of choices. The..."
Kat M
"We went here for Lunch a few months back and would love to come back here again. Staff was attentive and all smile, that's already a tick in my book!..."
Miss Terry Foodie
"My boyfriend and I love this restaurant! Have been around 5 times and we always get the $35 deal. The lamb dish and the duck are my favourites...."
Sophie Rivas Donald
"I took my girlfriend out to lunch on Saturday and we came to Aubergine by chance. We ordered the lunch special for $25, and had the soup of the day..."
Frazer Noble
"We drove to this place all the way from East Auckland and never regretted it. Arriving for dinner on a cold winter evening and stepping into this..."
"Had a great family dinner here, meals were all delicious (great fresh tuna steaks - recommend the seafood dishes) and the staff showed superb..."
Matt L
"Not overly impressed with my experience at Aubergines. I ordered the eye fillet steak - medium- and it was more like well done, so I would order..."
Davo & Sarah
"A good all round experience for dinner at Aubergine, the chicken filo parcel was super creamy and the salad had a really nice dressing. The garlic..."
Davo Stockton
"I was just here for lunch to try out their $25 lunch special. For just $25, you can order an entree, a drink of your choice and a main dish...."
"Great service and great food!! The sauces were a little intense but the steak was cooked to absolute perfection! The lamb shank meat was literally..."
Desiree Norman
"We had to have an early dinner prior to our citizenship ceremony. Normally they start dinner service at 5.30pm but were happy to accommodate us. Meal..."
Jane 'n Dave Harkin
"Aubergine has delicious food, excellent and fast customer service, and sensible prices. A must try dish is the chicken siciliana - it's..."
Tariq Rahman
"Absolutely amazing food. The last time I went I had the bred platter for starters and the duck confit as a main - the seasoning was great and the..."
Stephanie J
"Yesterday we finally went to the Aubergine for their famous $20 lunch deal (2 courses + wine/etc). The weather was pleasant so we sat outside and..."
"Aubergine is one of my favourite restaurants over the shore. Amazing food considering you can get an entree main and dessert for 35 dollars...."
Hannah Short
"Love this place, food is always awesome, staff are lovely, atmosphere is great:)..."
Rebecca Gray
"Aubergine Restaurant has never let me down! Their food,service and ambience is always superb. Especially, their great deal where youcan get a three..."
Dany Malik
"Simply a great place to eat.If you want real food, cooked by real people. little snoot, fantastic smiles. EAT..."
Brendan Ginnever
"Really can't go wrong eating here. It's great ! Three courses for $35 and it's really nice.Also we like the fact that it's warm, has soft..."
David Swann
"Thank you for a relaxing and enjoyable evening.We wanted to go directly to management but alas no.We had a table booked for 6 under Naydene..."
Naydene Alexander
"Aubergine is Popular (with a capital P). This means that it is fairly hectic and a little noisey. We arrived on a busy Friday night without a..."
Peter Thompson
"Great food (especially the duck confit) and atmosphere. Service was great. The price was also good, for 35 per person you can get a 3 course..."
Jin Gao
"I hadn't been to Aubergines for a number of years.This is a restaurant that understands its customers completely.A well balanced menu and a..."
I LoveDiningOut
"This is my favourite restaurant in Auckland. Such great value and great food. I usually have eye fillet and the steaks are huge! I love the..."
Bren T
"The Aubergine is were I go for the greatest lunches on a budget. they have great set menu lunches that are so yummy. My favourite is soup of the day..."
Kelvin Hilton
"The food, though pricey, is consistently good. All four of us enjoyed our meals and left feeling full to the brim! If you can, I'd recommend asking..."
Amanda Pain
"Excellent Food - generous portions and delicious!!! Great atmosphere!! Friendly and helpful staff!!! Great value on special lunch and dinner..."
"I love Aubergine, the food is great and the service is fast and friendly. The snapper is so nice, and the creme brulee is to die for! I would..."
Samantha Spence
"Four of us ate with a great value coupon (3 course meal for $35) and thought the food was very good. My husband and I had the duck which was..."
Irene Hemmingsen
"I regularly eat at Aubergine in Takapuna and find it a good place to eat.I particularly enjoy the Chicken Filo and the Chicken salad is also..."
Simona Simons
"Six of us dined, entrees all served at the same time, hot n good. Mains were well presented, tasty. Duck very good, a signature dish. Would..."
Peter McMillan
"I have often enjoyed meals here. They do an amazing steak and tastey veges and deserts! A+++ would trade..."
"Great friendly service, good food at a very reasonable price, my wife and I eat here regularly and have been for a few years now, lots of of other..."
Dan Meadows
"Excellent food & friendly serviceHave used Aubergine many times & like to go back because of consistently high standard.The head chef seems..."
Allan Wendelborn
"Flavory food with great value for money. Will highly recommend it for those who love Euorpean and Meditrrenian food. A..."
Ammar Raffo
"Always exceptional. Never had as issue neither with food or service. last visit for me was last week. was very busy and served by a real waitress who..."
Joey Burjony
"I work around this area and go to Aubergine with my team quite often. They serve a pretty good lunch for $20 which includes soup or garlic bread AND..."
Dog Eats World
"My favourite restaurant in the shore. Been going there every month or two for over 5 years. Excellent service and fantastic food everytime. Highly..."
Khalid Ghanima
"Great value when dining on the $35 meal deal. The service is good with very kind waiters and waitresses who will go out of their way to assist you..."
Megan Fitzsimmons
"Went for the $35 Three Course Meal Special and it was a great deal for such a great meal and such great service. Will definitely go..."
"Just had a yummy meal at Aubergine and will be going there again. Good service as..."
Joanne Isia
"Food was beautiful, the staff were super friendly and service was great. Would 100%..."
Wannito tv Thai-kiwi
"Food: we had the lunch special: For starters, we had 1) baba ghanoush: good portion and taste. 2) Pumpkin soup: very small portion of watery soup..."
"Went for a group event for $30 set Lunch menu. Restaurant was very busy on Thursday noon. Food and service was good , atmosphere was superb. I..."
nilofer sumra
"First time I've ever been here. The food was amazing. First time that I've ordered a side salad and it was a decent salad with a variety of goodies..."
MJ Wads
"My recent outing at Aubergine was an absolute delight. This place has a fancy vibe with everything looking spick and span. But what truly stole my..."
Arwa Osman
"It was better than I've anticipated. The waitress immediately asked me if I wanted water, I said yes. Water was tap like I requested. After I..."
Ethan Johnson
"Wonderful and vibrant atmosphere, fantastic service, lovely staff and absolutely delicious food. The steaks were cooked to..."
Sally Mansoor
"ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!!! The best food I've had at a restaurant for a very long time. Dinner, dessert and drinks were faultless. Staff were super..."
Jo Cull
"Had a nice dinner here and the service is really good and the excellent service. Thanks for making my dinner experience..."
Yusoff Kamal
"Food was beautiful, the staff were super friendly and service was great. Would 100%..."
Reilly Ross
Tok Tok Kitchen
89/100 (2377 ratings)
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
Pad Thai
Serves Alcohol
Wine and Beer
Highchairs Available
Full Bar
Accepts Credit Cards
Outdoor Seating
Accepts Mastercard
Accepts Visa
Accepts American Express
Table Service
Wheelchair Accessible
"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..."
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"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...."
"The cocktails are so so good. Super yummy food, love their lamb bits. Their meals are really big, we usually order 1 big and 1 small to share The..."
Nahed Alhaj
"Tasty yummy food, fast friendly service. Glad we went for our work dinner. Got a pork rib starter and half crispy duck main + rice + beer. Asked to..."
Alec Blackhall
"Had a work dinner with the fabulous crew on a Monday evening and they ABSOLUTELY rocked!! Our gorgeous server (Ashley) was a super star, wicked chat..."
Sinead Hawksworth
"Great service, delicious food, can see why it’s always..."
yu-chia cheng (chia)
"Food good. However the duck dish was horrible. Wont be ordering it again. Too pricey and too noisy. But would recommend just dont order the duck..."
Jayshree Dastracey
"Really good food here, I loved every dish that I ordered! Good atmosphere and very nice interior suitable for all..."
"It's always a pleasure to dine at Tok Tok. Great atmosphere & service. Love, love, love Tok Tok. The popping prawns, tossed greens, miso eggplants,..."
Cristina Costache
"Our family visits this place often. Above all, we are satisfied with all the food, but I felt that the food potion was much less than last time on..."
"Location and the atmosphere is awesome. The food was great and plate display was very nice. Might be due to during holiday season staff was on leave,..."
Lily Liu
"Delicious! Totally enjoyed and love the dishes ordered. Friendly and fast services by..."
Joyce low
"Great for our family Xmas lunch today. I found it a tad noisy where our table was - on the verandah. Being on a busy intersection on a Sunday in..."
Maggie Hartley
"Great food with most amazing and unique fusion I have tasted. Kingfish Sashimi was the best of all. Lamb bites are great too. Good ambience with..."
Bhawesh Singh
"I don’t think it’s necessary to sugarcoat the lamb to signify its tenderness. It’s too sweet to be honest. Instead of mixing textures, I may be..."
M Cai
"Great lively atmosphere. Food was decent and seems like they have changed a few items on the menu since last year ! Came here the second time and..."
Dana Young
"Loved the high energy from the moment we walked in the door! Arrived today from Sydney and found this buzzing little place on the corner. Staff were..."
Bree Stanley
"This is an upscale Asian fusion restaurant in Takapuna. The location is great, nicely decorated and lively vibe. The service is quick and friendly...."
Jenn Javier
"Amazing food, every dish is super tasty. We always order too much but manage to fit it in because it tastes so fab! The cocktails are so good and are..."
Dani Fox
"Love this place! From the outstanding service to the delicious food to the gorgeous atmosphere, Tok Tok is a total win. A memorable dining experience..."
Renae C. Greenman
"literally insane. the small bites menu is genuinely the best appetiser menu i can think of. the sashimi is life changing and i crave it constantly,..."
Zoe Tierney
Tokyo Bay
88/100 (2328 ratings)
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Sashimi Combo Plate
Seafood Lunch Bento
Diamond Box
Bento (Lunch Box)
Blue Water Dinner Box
Wagyu Beef Scotch Yakiniku
Grill Meat Lunch Box
Sashimi Starter Plates
Salmon Sashimi
Seaweed Salad
Chicken Karaage
Teriyaki Chicken
Mochi Ice Cream
Sashimi Platter
Fish Soup
Beef Tataki
Chicken Kaarage
Sushi Sashimi and Nigiri
Ginger Pork Belly
Eggplant Miso
Sushi & Sashimi Starter
Sit down
Serves Alcohol
Gift Cards Available
Parking Available
Highchairs Available
Full Bar
Free Wifi
Accepts Credit Cards
Outdoor Seating
Accepts Mastercard
Accepts Visa
Accepts American Express
Street Parking
Table Service
Wheelchair Accessible
"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
"One of the better Japanese places on the North Shore. Very friendly service and good selection of food and authentic taste. They always seem to have..."
Jason Tan
"This is my go to Japanese Restaurant. The staff are always so friendly and welcoming. The food is astonishingly good with the perfect amount of food...."
S t e l l a
"The restaurant is just next to the beach. You can enjoy nice Japanese food with the beautiful sea view. I highly recommend the sashimi is very..."
Adam Tseng
"First time here. The food here is absolutely delicious, impressively so. Our family of five agreed unanimously, including my grandson. We went with..."
Will Wilson
"I have been here three times before. We have to make a bit of an effort as this is far from where we live. But to be honest, we probably won't be..."
Maria Jones
"Great food and service in the best location in Takapuna. The food was delicious, and the service was fast and courteous, the ladies who looked after..."
Jorge Bisteni
"Fantastic Japanese restaurant Excellent service - staff provided and overview of each dish when service (naming the fish types for the sashimi Food..."
Kiwi Kiwi
"Beautiful food and great atmosphere. The miso aubergine was..."
Ana Vila
"Excellent authentic taste of Japanese cuisine! Felt like a time travel to Japan :) Must visit restaurant in Auckland! Amazing ambience along with..."
Abhishek Singh
"Absolute exceptional service! our waitress went above and beyond to make the time and experience amazing. Brought our four girls for a special..."
Sarah Greenfield
"Hmm! This is a tricky review. The food, the venue, and the service were excellent. My only problem is with the quantity of the food, which is very..."
Soheil Bakhshi
"It is always a pleasure to dine here. The food is good, the service is good and gets better the more you visit. I am comfortable introducing friends..."
Chester Becroft
"Everything was phenomenal. We had the miso salmon, several pieces of sashimi, agadashi tofu, and some miso soup- and it’s by far not only the best..."
Ellie Rose Maas
"This is for my belated birthday dinner. We ordered a lot! Felt so spoiled 🥰So happy we enjoyed it. The vibe there is great and we got sea view..."
Coriander Couple
"The best point to eat here because of the seaside atmosphere, to compare with the Japanese food which I enjoyed in many other area, I couldn't give..."
Kenneth Wang
The Elephant Wrestler
82/100 (2125 ratings)
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
New Zealand
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Falafel Bowl
Chicken Burger and Fries
Salt & Pepper Squid
Blue Cheese Sauce
Fish & Chips
Market Fish
Meat Board
Hawker Roll
Mains Fish and Chips
Wagyu Cheese Burger
Loaded Fries and Buffalo Chicken Wings
Fish & chips
Fried chicken
Vegan Burger
Steak and Eggs
Banana split
Espresso Martini
Sit down
New Zealand
Accepts Mastercard
Accepts Visa
Accepts American Express
Street Parking
Live Music
Table Service
Wheelchair Accessible
Serves Alcohol
Free off-street parking
Full Bar
Highchairs Available
Free Wifi
Outdoor Seating
"Great night of bottomless pizza, amazing service from Annabel..."
Emily Morton
"Had an amazing time at bottomless pizza. Our waitress Annabel was so quick and efficient and so lovely..."
"Enjoyed bottomless pizza, our waitress annabel was super awesome 😎..."
Jason Kearns
"Had a great time at bottomless pizza! I’m a vegetarian so having more vege pizza options was awesome! Service from the beautiful Annabel was..."
"Bottomless pizza night was legit! Such good value and good vibes for ya Thursday. Live singer was fantastic and Annabel was an absolute gem! Will def..."
Lexi Tetenburg
"Delicious food and good service from our waiter..."
Laken Skipper
"Great service from Adele and Annabel. We especially loved the chippies. Tomatoes were very on the pizza..."
Billie Davis
"Thank you to the lovely waitress Alex for looking after us and her amazing service. Always bubbly and smiley. Definitely cracked a few good jokes and..."
Emilie Parker
"Adele who served us was amazing! Very friendly and made us feel welcome. Definitely recommending this to my friends +..."
Ashneel Prakash
"Always love coming to the Elephant Wrestler. Often a go-to in Takapuna for its atmosphere and the extensive vegan options available. I had the vegan..."
Shayden Cathro
"We got to eat on Friday before the lockdown in NZ and was served by Annabel, she had served us before. Both times she was very helpful and friendly,..."
Paula Darknell
"From the moment we stepped in to the moment we lost the service was absolutely awesome!! The Bottomless Pizza is a crowd pleaser, fresh, hot out of..."
Ariana Matthews
"Annabel was so lovely. Very attentive, friendly and our order was 100% correct despite the busyness. Would definitely recommend this place. Food was..."
"The food and service was great - Nicole was an excellent..."
Kenya Brooke
"Annabel was great as..."
David Freeman
"Annabel our waiter was awesome! Super friendly and very helpful and made our night great! Super sweet and gives great conversation!..."
Adam Freeman
"Really enjoyed the service (Thanks Dani) and the food, was our first time here and will definitely be coming..."
Andrew Elliott
"Had a great time at quiz night and our server Annabel was fantastic too! Nice job guys..."
"Fantastic school holiday pizza making event at the Elephant Wrestler for the kids today. Staff (Andrea and Adelle) were great with the kids and the..."
Bridget Allen
"I always have a great night here as it’s casual, and it’s a good family environment which is not too bad for kids to hang at for dinner. Last..."
Andy JV
"Food was great..."
Katey Green
"Wow! Exceptional!! Dined with first table and was far from disappointed. Staff were really friendly and made sure we had an enjoyable time. My..."
"Great place and great food. I ordered the burger and fries, some of my favourite fries here. I often come here for prize giving of a sports event and..."
"Yum food, super cool place!! Nicole was an absolute star, she made the experience much more memorable! Thanks for the top quality service, we will be..."
Kerrie Barrett
"Great time at the Elephant Wrestler. Food was yum and the cocktail menu was fabulous. We had excellent service from Bel kept the drinks coming and..."
Tess McDonald
"Food was awesome and copious. We had a mixed meat platter - brisket was melt in your mouth. Drinks are always good here. Bel, the waitress was..."
Alan Wild
"Great night at elephant, food was pretty good. The special cocktails were great and our waitress Adele was even better. Reckons she can’t sing, we..."
Kellie Rogers
"Had a lovely evening here tonight with my husband, greeted by Angela who couldn’t have been nicer, very informative & fabulous service. Good..."
"Excellent food and our waitress, Adele, was wonderful! Definitely will be back. I especially loved that there was an entire vegetarian menu..."
"Had such a good night with the girls here! Adele was a great waitress, super friendly and helpful and the happy hour drinks are $9! I recommend the..."
Bex Argar
"Came here a few days ago and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The place is split into two - the bar and the casual restaurant area. Luckily we..."
"The experience was AWESOME. Was eating there a Friday evening with friend. The Crispy Pork Belly really got me, along with one more deep fried pork..."
Bijun Yin
"Our waitress Annabel was great, kids enjoyed their food and the Tiger beer tower was awesome!Ribs were great as well though I didn't get close..."
James Mulholland
"This is actually such a cool place during the day. The staff were friendly and organized and the food came quickly.The food was really nice and..."
Romana Petrie
"Always a good time. Lots of space, and the outdoor area is perfect. If you’re ever not drinking, the foods pretty good too. Plus shout out to Alex..."
Sheldon Cornelius
"Hi team I just wanted to touch base, I booked in a table with you guys last month and I just wanted to let you know right through from..."
Yo-arna Searell
"absolutely fantastic service by a young lady by the name of Alex !!!! attention to detail and all service points/ opportunities covered!! ...I will..."
Bevan Hatcher
"As far as a pub goes I definitely recommend the food. Good value and really nice options. I had a work function here so got to try a huge range of..."
"Server alex is always wonderful best bar service in auckland. By far the best bar in takapuna cannot reccomend this place enough, good food..."
Luke Siddins
"Food was yuummy and my tummy was happy and top it up was the brilliant Alex who had served us with a beautiful smile and amazing service. Definitly..."
"We had lunch outdoor which was perfect, as it was so hot. The food was delicious and even better the service was spectacular. Alex was amazing and..."
AhDar Juliana
"Great meal, excellent service from Annabel. Highly recommended, convenient. Going to Bruce Mason Theatre and makes our stay in Auckland..."
Maree Cruckshank
"Met some friends here for dinner tonight. They had a specials menu. We all ordered off that. Was fantastic. $15 mains and $10 desserts. I had the..."
"love this place. great for team hangout. steak very yum. all the entrees are of huge portion. love squids n chicken wings. chocolate cake also very..."
Vanessa Zhang
"Was a pretty cold night, we sat outside and were welcomed with tons of heaters to warm us up. The staff were very attentive and friendly, the food..."
Sassy Radish
"Tend to go here during the day, on a weekday and it’s never very busy which is nice. However service isn’t exactly great considering they..."
Cass Finlayson
"Great! Food was great, we had the all you can eat ribs and they were great. Alex looked after us, and had good chat, was engaging and gave good..."
Jackson McNaughton
"The food was Wonderful , great and friendly services from Kayleigh, she’s help lot. The strawberry pot dessert was very very nice! We will come..."
"Wonderful service from Kristine! Very quick service and the market fish was so delicious. Would definitely come back for dinner soon. Thank you..."
Claudia Flintham
"Great service and friendly communicating waitress Emma - really enjoyed it thanx. Really nice atmosphere and good idea with outdoor and indoor..."
"Came for a work function and arrived early so was seated alone. My waitress Emmy made me feel very welcome and not like a loser. Also the food was..."
Carey Urlich
"What an experience!! Kristine was fan-freaking-tastic! She was accommodating and had a great sense of humor! I would gladly come back if Kristine is..."
Andrea Dasha Tauai
"Angela was so welcoming and knowledgeable. She has great customer service skills! Highly recommend the food and the service. Thanks..."
Abbie Grocott
"Really enjoyed my experience with elephant wrestler! Nikita was kind enough to ask me about my option with my unlimited ribs! All staff was..."
Mitch Richmond
"Had an awesome time here. Friendly, accommodating and lovely staff. Drinks were cold, food was delicious and service was awesome. Kristine our server..."
"went for a friends birthday, enjoyed it alot!! kristine was amazing! super attentive and lovely. she ensured that our large group was well catered..."
Bex Evans
"Had a great dinner here, loved the half price mains option so much I got two! Atmosphere was great for a Tuesday night with gas fire on at front, and..."
Jed Bradley
"Great night out. Our waitress was awesome. Really friendly and great service. Food was excellent and fantastic venue. Will definitely be..."
"This place had amazing venue, would love to come back and check it out during the day! We ordered the hand pulled lamb pizza and crispy duck fat..."
Saish Dharvotkar
"We made a late night dinner and our night was terrific and the food was so good. NAT the waitress  was quick and very attentive in serving us. Plus..."
Babylou De Vega
"Had as great meal with six of us having their new shared platter, food was awesome and we all left very full. We had great service from our waiter..."
Brendon Deacon
"Thanks for a great Sunday arvo!! We did a last minute booking for around 12 adults and 5 kids and it was no hassle at all. The food was great and the..."
Tara Cudby
"I had a huge fish and chips lunch served by the wonderful Adele. She said 'hello', 'rumour has it' you're after something to eat. 'All I ask' is for..."
D A Peel
"very good service and very good food! Had the banquet meal, it was very delicious. waitress Alex was freindly and helpful, would come..."
Kian Jazayeri
"Great night, food was great and service from Charlotte and Amy was exceptional. Highly recommend the lamb roti wrap paired with a Heineken!!. ..."
Nathan Russel
"Nice food and good atmosphere. Great service. Alex was awesome and very welcoming. Our regular spot. Great place for watching sports with all the big..."
"Alex recommended an exceptional beer choice and for that i am grateful. She brought stability when there was unrest. Our lives will never be the..."
Emma Wood
"Great service tonight. The meals were tasty and the food was excellent. A big thanks to our waitress, Annabel for providing great service as well...."
Geoff Ngataierua
"The food was mint. Really really pleased with the service we received from Annabel! She is featured in my cute photo! Super super impressed with the..."
Sammi Skelton
"Of the half dozen or so times I have been here this place has been consistantly really good. Even on Saturday (St Patrick's Day) all of the staff..."
Saskia Halleen
"We went here for the pub quiz, we were served by this amazing waitress Alex! We had so much fun, and loved the food, drinks and staff that we went..."
Jackson Munn
"Read the negative comments about service related elements (waiting times, staff etc)...not going to lie - some truth. But when that duck waddled over..."
Abbas Al-Murrani
"What an amazing night here. The service was phenomenal..the waitress who served us was so attentive and extremely friendly from the get go. The..."
Neelam Chandra
"Had a great night out with a large group of friends for the weekly quiz. Our waitress, Alex, had all our orders covered. Happy, helpful and..."
Kent Smith
"Oh GOD yes. Went to this place on a date, completely random choice. Honestly paid barely any attention to the dude because the food had me way..."
"Went here for my birthday it was such fast and efficient service and at good prices love going here and they cater really well to special dietary..."
"I had bookmarked this place for a while, and it certainly didn't disappoint.I ordered the panko crumbed fish and chips while my friends ordered..."
Vivian C
"Elephant Wrestler was recommend by a colleague at work, I was impressed by her description if the place so I ended up going. I was seriously..."
Phillip Van Rensburg
"The food is absolutely seasoned and delicious here !! Good portions too and the chips were fluffy in the middle . Great customer service and..."
Michael Huges
"Came here with a couple of mates for a catch up meal and drinks. Food was good, service was good. Ambience was great and the live music was great..."
"Recently went here with work collegues for part of our mid year function. There was 15 + of us with two shared platters. I'm not going to lie when..."
"Came here in the weekend with a group of 10-15. The service was great, food was great. Rugby was on so probably added to the atmosphere. We ordered..."
"Been to this place a few times. Always a great place to either chill during the day or come in on the weekend and have some drinks. Great food. Great..."
"Good pizza 8) and they were more than happy enough to exchange the pizza cz I found it too spicy. Would recommend! :D great service, good vibes..."
"have just cleaned out my bag and found the review card even though it was from March I still wanted to share our experience as we had celebrated my..."
"Great service!!!! Adrien our waiter really made it an enjoyable and fun experience. Very attentive and helpful!! Great place for snacks and drinks...."
"Great beer garden and casual atmosphere. Have been here a number of times and the food is consistently good and a good range of specials keeps the..."
Nick The Greek
"The food was fabulous - everyone in our group of 14 thoroughly enjoyed all aspects of the meal. The service from Alex was top class too. Thanks for a..."
Yvonne Hoskins
"Had an awesome meal here tonight, staff were lovely, fast service- and food was awesome, especially the salt and pepper squid. Will definitely be..."
"This place has an absolutely superb veggie burger, delicious chips with seasoning, and friendly service and decent wine for a reasonable price and..."
Roni Ramone
"A great place for drinks and dinner  - although it can get a bit over crowded & noisy with drinkers when you want a relaxing dinner experience -..."
Kelly Manning
"Great time with my wife! Had 2 amazing steaks and was served by a very bubbly Gemma. I highly recommend this place to all ages! I hear that they have..."
Jonathan Hoh
"Been here twice last time I went here I ordered a few platters they where quiet good, quiet a few drink options. Modernish cafe usually has quiet a..."
Heidi M
"We were up in Auckland staying in Taka and popped into the E-Wrestler for dinner and some drinks.  We had been here a few times in the past and have..."
Sheryl Constable
"Hey guys, came in last week with my husband. Had the lamb pizza, Mikky told us to get it & it was amazing. We will be coming back for..."
"As my local I always enjoy the wrestler and am always looked after really well by the team. Gemma inparticular looks after me, She is awesome and..."
Peter Leathley
"Went here for a meal a few nights back, we weren't planning on getting much food but we were so delighted by the menu and staff that we ended up..."
Lola Crate
"My local bar from my house. Always wonderful vibe when I walk in, and the staff are all welcoming, and have great service. Extra credit to Mikki, one..."
Arlena Teiho
"Becoming a regular for us lately. Love the atmosphere and food and the staff are great. Mikki always makes us welcome, #superstar Recommend the beer..."
"Love this place for the Friday night catch up with the boys. Couple of quiets and watch the rugby. Very friendly staff especially Mickey (or was that..."
Peter Wakely
"I have been here a few times and will continue to come back, the atmosphere is perfect for small or large gatherings, dinner, drinks or both. The..."
Bree Atherfold
"Went there for a staff dinner and the staff there was accommodating and friendly. Kain and his crew were helpful as we changed our minds a few times...."
Siu Ling Kuan
"Use to come here for a drink on a Thursday night, although a causal drink was alright before 7pm after that it became crowded and very loud. Drinks..."
Kayla McMinn
"Katie and her team always make sure the outing is a great one. The extensive menu, great ambience and outdoor area make this the ideal location for..."
Callum MacEwan
"Love Elephant Wrestler. In fact I'm in there several times a week  - the food and friendly staff never fail to impress.  Thanks Gemma for looking..."
"Love it here at the Elephant Wrestler!!! Such friendly staff and great meals!! Thank you to Gemma who was in our area and came back and checked on us..."
Rawinia Buchanan
"This is our local pub and they always give us fast and friendly service. Big shout out to Mikki who always looks after us when we go there!..."
Mark Mackenzie
"This is a great place with a very good atmosphere. The food is delicious and the portions good sized. Every time I have been here the service was..."
Patrícia Costa
"I actually want to say how impressed Iwas on Sunday (mother's day) with the service we were provided. I have visited The ElephantWrestler..."
Michaela Kelly
"Great place with a great atmosphere. Welcomed by an awesome bartender Kain, look after us all night and made us some awesome drinks, well done..."
James O'Shea
"Meet an awesome and cheerful bartender today at the elephant wrester called Kain. Extremely helpful and gave great 5 star service. He is a real asset..."
Emerson Smith
"This establishment has changed many times but Elephant Wrestler are the god for Taka! Step back and compare drink prices as they measure up well, as..."
Carl Jackson
"I come here on a regular ish basis. Lany is a fantastic waitress - before our glasses are even empty she is back at our table taking our next order..."
"I have been coming here consistently for about 3 years now, and it has never disappointed me. My most recent visit was on Saturday, I booked a table..."
Hannah-Leigh Stoddart
"I've been here a few times over the last 2 years but my last experience here wasn't the best. We came during the long Easter weekend and they have..."
Angela (A Style Collector)
"This place is always buzzing and an awesome venue for after work drinks or catch ups. Come late Thursday Friday and Saturday night the place turns..."
Couple Of Cheap Westies
"The Elephant Wrestler has a fantastic atmosphere which helps you unwind and relax, the outside courtyard always buzzing with activity and the people..."
Philip Doyle
"I've been here to eat twice this week and both times the meal was lovely but I wouldn't overly rave about the food. However, I do love the atmosphere..."
Caroline Barrett
"We were there for a hen's night on Saturday with a group of 16 and the service was excellent.Our request to bring in a cake of an objectionable..."
"Friendly staff ,lovely food and at reasonable price, as a tourist I thouroughly enjoyed it and was a good experience,I definitely recommend this..."
Danielle Jacobs
"WOW , WOW WOW WOW. As soon as I walked through their heavenly doors I just knew I was in for a treat. The smiles of the staff were like golden kisses..."
"Came here for late afternoon/early dinner. We ordered a Tiger beer and a Pimms with lemonade for drinks, then for mains had the Cajun chicken burger..."
Sam Papworth
"Went for the steak night - it was ok. There wasn't any salad - wasn't given the choice if there is one. Have definitely had better but also..."
Mel Jacka
"Popped into the Elephant Wrestler with Miss Charlotte Cake a couple of weeks ago, prior to heading to a Zomato Meetup, and was extremely impressed..."
Carl Ewen
"We came here last night for a quiet drink before a Zomato meetup and I'm so glad we checked it out! The coolest interior I've seen in a wee..."
Miss Charlotte Cake
"Amazing cosmopolitan and vodka martini. I loved it. You might also like to have the big dish wedges. It's really big and delicious. Not good for..."
"I honestly cannot count how many times i've eaten here! I love it here!I don't think i have ever had a "bad" experience here! The Cesar salad is to..."
Elizabeth Pondling
"Great lunch here. Tried the souvlaki lamb, really nice. Good service, staff are friendly. AlsoWent a couple of weeks back for steak dinner,..."
"Great Atmosphere, great food, love hanging out with people at this awesome bar.  None of the other bars around Takapuna come up to par with this..."
Xtina Cassidy
"Used to be quite busy but looks like it's less so these days. The food is pretty much your average pub food - except priced quite a bit higher. It..."
Maia Churichkova
" Really nice place, to have a drink and enjoy with friends. We do not order anything to eat because we had dined at another place but I saw some..."
"We love coming here and being that it is nowhere near where we live that's saying something. Great menu, lots of choice, great seating options with..."
Aimee Young
"Been here many times for drinks but decided to try it for dinner last night. Came with 3 friends and we got the $80 platter to share (can't remember..."
Justine Doody
"Great place to meet up for a drink or two and and the food is tasty however it is a bit pricey and the menu is kind of boring. The staff are always..."
Joe Ram
"Went here for a work function with 6 people and loved it. The service was super friendly and attentive. The food was well cooked and portion sizes..."
Lisa Whyte
"Nice atmosphere but a bit pricey on the drinks front. Food is to a high standard for pub grub and compared to the drinks you get quite a lot for your..."
Cazza Holland
"This place is lovely for a few drinks with friends! Great staff and great vibes! The food doesn't disappoint either! I've enjoyed all of their..."
Tami T
"awesome place to go for a few drinks and nibbles after work.the outside area with the open roof and TV's is perfect for when the game is on.large..."
Ruben O'Connell
"Great place over the bridge on the shore to grab a drink (slightly pricey) and a bite or even a meal! Friends and I headed here for a girls..."
"Went there a wee while back - cool place!!! Great to sit outside in summer with a cold drink and some lovely tapas to nibble on, especially their..."
Eli A
"We have been to the Elephant Wrestler before and, it being a sunny day, decided to try their Sunday lunch special of Beach Picnic Fish & Chips ($15)...."
"I went out tonight for a farewell dinner.The service was excellent, nice and quick but not at all pushy...The soup of the day was a tomato..."
Yvonne Bocxe
"Booked a table for 2 for my two year anniversary with my partner. Loved everything about this place! The lovely waitresses who constantly made us..."
Sam Smith
"Came in for a special steak on the Tuesday night. What a deal! The steak was huge and well cooked. Loved the drinks menu - I had a special..."
"I love the Elephant Wrestler! It has a great atmosphere and the food is delicious. The staff were all very friendly and happy to switch on the..."
Sam Louw Biagio
"This place is amazing!Sliders, gnocchi, pizza everything is so good.Lovely staff, awesome outdoor area and some nice live music. Would..."
Trayc C
"I totally agree with Alice. My neighbours and I practically live at the place! We've probably sat at every table, tested every night and had..."
"Really have no clue what half these people are on about ??!! This had been my go to place since it opened, wether it's a meeting , birthday , girls..."
Alice Rump
"Oh my gosh you guys have the worst reviews on here !! But I persevered. And it was great!!!We went on a Sunday night and it was still..."
"We went to this restaurant and bar for the first time last week and have decided to write a review because we were very impressed with the food and..."
Kay Baker
"Had a great time at the Elephant Wrestler-really liked the courtyard setting specially as it was nice and sunny day.Our waitress was charming..."
Rohit R
"Really lovely place to catch up with friends over a beer or wine. Great burgers!( try the peri-peri)Mum had the fish and chips.. She said was great!..."
"We've only had good experiences here, but go here realising that it's foremost function is a pub that serves food, not a restaurant that serves..."
"Wife (of 25 years) and I went there and luckily got an outside table. Great ambiance and good service. Being frugal with our money, bought the pizza..."
Pedro Brash
"I went last night - 6 of us and really enjoyed it. When arriving things were a little slow. We had to go get our own drinks. As the night went on 1..."
Alan Dufty
"Went to check out this new bar last nite in Takapuna before heading elsewhere to watch the rugby ...well we didn't leave it was fab great food..."
"This place is awesome. Went there on a Sunday avo and it was packed. Great outdoor bar area - sun was beaming in and it created a really great..."
Callum O'Brien
"even though i only went there for SUnday afternoon bevvie with friends, i already know this is going to provide some stiff competition to the ever..."
Kim Rowell
"The food here used to be great. I think the quality has gone downhill a bit in recent times. Still their $15 steaks on Thursdays are very good value...."
"I had fish and chips here as per usual. I really enjoyed the vibe, it's a chilled out place to hang out, the food was fine and the price was..."
Dog Eats World
"Top notch customer service with very friendly team. We were served by Sophia who answered our queries about the menu and also was kind enough to take..."
Angel Abes Escapades
"The Elephant Wrestler has beautiful food & great service. The serving staff were attentive and very well mannered and patient. We asked to move..."
Marina Harding
"Our family (2 adults and 2 young children) had a great time here last night. Our waitress, Sophia, made us feel welcome. Another waitress took the..."
Matthys Meintjes (Matt)
"We didn't eat, but we had a great afternoon enjoying some tasty beverages and Chris really helped to elevate the experience. We stayed around for..."
Scott Ruddock
"Our waitress Sophie was amazing highly recommend this place for dinner and drinks 🙌 cocktail’s delicious..."
crystal matthews
"Wow this has to be one of the best places I have been in a long time for all round experience, atmosphere and staff. The way they were so..."
Emma Davies
"Staff was very friendly and accomodating despite the inconvenience of the lockdown -- they are definitely doing their best to keep the place clean..."
Marielle Ibarra
"Izzy was so so great, we did the bottomless and she was super attentive. Best bottomless experience I’ve had. All the staff were amazing and..."
Olivia Walls
"Went on first table, great food. Best part was the live performance by Jaz who was playing her acoustic cover of popular..."
Yan Caly Wang
"Maddie is the reason we come back every week, she is absolutely incredible with us! Food is also top tier and we love the..."
Emma Moody
"Nathan at the bar tonight was absolutely fantastic! He went above and beyond to make sure everyone's drinks were perfect. His friendly and attentive..."
Jack Taylor
"Just wish I could give a big sloppy kiss to Steve, Taylor and Sophia. You guys were great for our bottomless! Consistent service and checking up on..."
Sam Wright
"My 3 year old and me went in with a large group. We were early but that was fine, night was young. Madi was the lovely lady who looked after us and..."
Moesha Masoe James
"Having such an amazing night and the waitress Sophia made it so much better!! Such a hard worker and lovely service, definitely going to come back...."
kiana Delaney
"Chris was a fantastic waiter. Very attentive and helpful. Although the manager was questionable when we were asking Chris questions, and restricted..."
Rachelle Canham
Westfield Shore City Takapuna
70/100 (2026 ratings)
"Very clean and tidy with a lovely refurbished food Hall Plenty of parking wheelchair accessible All the shops had plenty of products in them Really..."
Katrina Matich
"Great variety of stores with varying price ranges to suit everyone. Lovely cafes and eating places. The Centre was clean and tidy. Parking was a..."
Lisa may
"Shore City Mall is a great place, has loads of shops, is clean and lots of selections of outlets... The two hour free parking is fantastic and the..."
"Has just about everything you need including a top quality gym and very good car wash company. First 2 hours of parking is..."
Raymond Stein
"A very small mall with just enough to keep most people happy. A New World Metro Farmers and a good array of food court choices available. Pity..."
Robert W
"It’s been a while since I visited Shore City, last time there were lots of empty shops and the Food Court was in a sad state. This time however,..."
Matt East
"A small shopping mall but it's sweet and worth visit. Farmers is the biggest store but nice and fancy shops are available too. The Food Court is..."
"Shore City is ideal for my wife and I in that it is only a couple of kilometers from our home and several of the businesses based there, such as Spec..."
Peter C. Burridge
"Parking was a drag but, once inside, lots to buy and a nice..."
jeff gray
"Shopping Mall at Takapuna NZ, parking area has very low ceiling...."
Jhun Sales
"Good shopping center with Farmers and the other usual suspects. Sadly, no grocery store though! Downstairs you will find a decent play area, which..."
San San
"Been coming to this mall since 30 years ago, saw the place been refurbished, new owners, same staff. The character and vibe has always been alive...."
Jay H
"The Mall is small but adequate, it has a few shops worth browsing through, although, having no ATM machines at all in there is a real shame, having..."
Tilia Hinks
"A variety of good shops. Nice indoor playground for little..."
Elinor Resetar
"Moderate size with all the essentials. Some local shops offer great deals that can't be found from larger..."
"This place has come a long way from 20 years ago. It is still a good place to visit and a wide variety of..."
Alex B
"Nice mall with all the main retailers and good free undercover..."
Tony Winyard
Franc's Cafe + Bar
70/100 (2019 ratings)
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
hot chocolate
Spicy chicken wings
Fish & Chips
Waffles with Chicken
Louisiana Fried Chicken & Waffles
Old Fashion Lemonade
Franc's Fried Chicken & Waffles
Fish & chips
Eggs Benedict
Chicken Waffles
Fried Chicken Burger
Eggs Benedict
Fish and Chips
Loaded fries
Loaded Waffle Fries
Flat White
Full Bar
Outdoor Seating
Table Service
Wheelchair Accessible
Serves Alcohol
Highchairs Available
"Cute spot for quick lunch or drinks. The vibe is amazing. I highly recommend sliders and tacos . Located just by the Takapuna beach . Parking can be..."
nilofer sumra
"A wonderful date night dinner. We didn’t have a reservation but staff were super accommodating and service was great. Ordered tiger prawns, crispy..."
"Adele and Hannah? Were wonderful the day my sister and I came! The food was gorgeous and the cocktails were spot on! We didn't want to leave for our..."
Irene Peterson
"Had a lovely evening with good food and good friends. Delicious as always. You never have to wait long for your food and one of the few..."
Theresa Baatjies
"Takeaway - Presentation of the food didn't look appealing, burger looked like there is nothing else but patties and a bun, but that first bite of my..."
Leolin Frazenburg
"Had a great Friday date night with my wife at Franc's. Perfect service from Ella B who knew the menu and helped us select the fish tacos, prawns and..."
Paul Kumar
"Really enjoyed our meal. Staff were lovely even when we split the payment 4 ways. The food was really pleasant. Cocktails were also different and..."
Annie Vaughn
"Cool menu, different meal varieties, Awesome service, food was amazing good value for money, yummy..."
Sarah Carroll
"E V E R Y T H I N G was 5 ☆☆☆☆☆ amazing! * Customer service - PERFECT! From the minute we arrived, the whole time we dined, the extra..."
"Went here with a friend on a first table booking and the place was pumpin’ for a Tuesday evening! One of the best meals I’ve ever had. Service..."
Esther Williams
"Francs has a great selection of food and cocktails. Had the board and s'more brownie. The dessert could've done with more cream but otherwise..."
Inger Bennett
"Very nice and lovely place . We tried many dishes all are delicious and tasty like it very much like Chicken Shawarma , fish and chips, chicken taco..."
Noor Noor
"Had the platter, cheeseburger, and desert waffle with caramel apple. Family going before i could get photos. The fried cauliflower was a standout,..."
martin dix
"Easy parking, great views of Takapuna beach, ample drinks list, good selection of quality American pub food. Generally I'm a pessimist when it comes..."
Steve Sherwood
"Happening place. Good jazzy music. Lots of people. Colorful chairs makes the place appealing. The food was good. Philly Cheese Steak Roll was good. I..."
Willing Tan
"Another fab lunch at Francs, under the guidance of the ever lovely Adele and her great team of servers. Just myself and mother-in-law this time, but..."
Melissa Wood
"Ate there last night and had their Smashed Cheeseburger. It was the best cheeseburger I have ever had in New Zealand. The patty is somewhat crispy..."
Vic Saunders
"My friend and I came to Franc's one evening and I ordered the chicken waffles - it was the first time I had something like this, I have to say, it..."
Rusha Paenga
Mamak Malaysia Street Food Takapuna
91/100 (1917 ratings)
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
Hainanese Chicken Rice
Mee Goreng Chicken
Satay chicken
Tofu Salad
Seafood Laksa
Crispy Squid
Fried Noodle
Beef Rendang with Jasmine Rice
Char Kuey Teow
Nasi Lemak with Beef Rendang
Fried Rice
Tonkotsu Ramen
Roti Tisu
Paiku Ramen
chicken curry
Fried Egg Rice
Fried chicken
Char Kway Teow Mee
Roti canai
Kaibutsu Ramen
"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..."
"So many choices and the Ramen options are not your usual. They have some interesting choices and I chose many of the "Popular" ones and I can see..."
William Lin
"Great tasty ramen with great atmosphere. Staffs were nice, what you would expect from a authentic Japanese..."
Harry Kuo
"Trying to find back my Ajisen ramen memories that I’ve got in Singapore during my studies. Ordered a spicy flavour ramen and it’s taste good!..."
Sheng Yi Lim
"Glad that ajinsen open a branch in Takapuna, even though we missed Mamak! Great Japanese ramen, uniquely designed environment, feels like you are..."
MW Goh
"Testy food good quality ramen. Pork soft bone is very..."
Juntrarat Amornangubolkul
"Ajisen Ramen offers a wide variety of choices; I found something that suited my taste perfectly. Although I initially missed the option to order via..."
Harry Zhang
"Ajisen Ramen - Delicious ramen with creamy broth soup and the meat so tender...."
Budi Lay
"Great food selection, not too overwhelming. Flavors hit the spot. Service was quick and friendly. A bit on the pricey side but well worth..."
j cruz
"Had lunch here recently with a couple of friends. The place was spacious, comfortable seating arrangement and a relax atmosphere. The service was..."
Tony Wan
"Absolutely fantastic. The food has authentic flavours and the ramen is to die for. I made a mistake and ordered from the wrong branch. Not only they..."
Manoela Sabbag
The Commons
78/100 (1782 ratings)
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
New Zealand
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Sit down
New Zealand
Serves Alcohol
Wine and Beer
Gift Cards Available
Highchairs Available
Free Wifi
Full Bar
Dog Friendly
Outdoor Seating
Live Music
Table Service
Wheelchair Accessible
"Enjoyed overall experience, staff were mostly great. Chicken burger lacked flavour but fries and Camembert balls were..."
"The thing I appreciate about this place is when I ask the chef to swap the rice for mash potato he always does it without a hassle. Food is excellent..."
Neha Mahabir
"The ambience was fabulous. Ordered steak and Cooked to perfection. Friendly staff. Will go back to try other items on menu..."
"Giving this place a 5 star rating. Top of the line customer service from the bartender up to the staff and manager. Food is A ++++ Absolute terrific!..."
Mark Lucas
"I enjoyed the dinner in the COMMONS night. Staffs were friendly, and recommended the crispy pork belly with apple puree, which was the one of the..."
Shirley Weng
"Great food - awesome burger and steak! Good customer service and good atmosphere in the restaurant - will definitely be back and would..."
Tiyana Dennis
"Good night out - showed waitress app before we ordered to confirm we could use it - waitress fantastic - food good - went to pay and showed app to..."
Sheryl Van Breda
"Atmosphere 5/5Clean, modern, Spacious yet cosy. Great for a date.Service 5/5Exceptional service - the highlight for..."
Ian Amundrud
"Came here a few times for social drink. Nice location. Also had dinner here a couple of times used entertainment book deal. After discount it was..."
Becky Kuang
"There for dessert, great service and great friendly staff... Definitely go there again. The strawberry cheesecake was perfectly prepared and..."
Zen Loo
"Service was great. We were well looked after. staff were friendly and presented themselves well.We enjoyed the calamares and scallop entrees but..."
April I.S.
"This place was a pleasant surprise I would give it a 4.5 but because I was pleasantly surprised I over rounded. The eye filet was as good as any. The..."
Gerard Ngawati
"We had a group of 20 people go to this place on Good Friday, the manager Rahul was extremely helpful in making our group function a great success,..."
Biju Joseph
"Spent my birthday here. Loved the ambiance in this place. The food was good although i felt it’s a bit over priced. Overall, enjoyed my dinner..."
Patricia Cabaloza
"Boyfriend said it was the best steak he's had in a long time! Eye fillet was cooked perfect. We will be back again! Would definately recommend :D..."
"Staff were really accommodating and friendly, the food was yum. It tastes really good when you’re getting one meal free (thanks to Zomato gold!)..."
Jessi Clancey-Peetz
"The chicken burger was amazing! And our server, I didn't get her name (shame) was friendly and efficient hence the 5 stars. It was a pleasant..."
Kristina Isabel
"Just finished having an amazing valentines dinner, food was 10/10 highly recommend the lamb it was faultless. The staff were friendly and..."
"Really nice bar/restaurant. Was recommended by my 80 year old mother who loves the Nocki (potatoes dumplings) there. She desperately wanted to take..."
Vanessa Morris
"Awesome foodGreat serviceHad nice time definitely gonna be backHighly recommended placeWe had the catch of the day and the..."
Akeel Ahmedabadwala
"An absolute gem of a place !! The ambience is wonderful and attractive, the food was extremely good. Perfect portion sizes and very flavourful. We..."
Rutu Pandya
"Excellent customer service with yummy food. Went here with friends for Friday drinks . Enjoyed a lot. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Highly..."
Velvon Almeida
"Good place. Was empty inside but prob because it was a rainy day. Good food.But......when I got the bill, they charged me extra $3 on the..."
"Came here for my birthday dinner a few days ago, and I have to say the food was amazing.I had previously had a bad experience a year ago (tldr;..."
"I have been to the commons a lot; but, every time I never make it into the restaurant.  Instead I usually just come for drinks in the gardens area...."
Caroline Barrett
"Would defiantly return here again. Arrived and seated straight away by very attentive wait staff. Entree of scallops was delicious and the steak was..."
Stephanie Rudd
"Less than enthusiastic staff but it has nice ambience with live music on a Sunday afternoon. We ordered kumara crisps, king salmon and pork..."
"Really good food! Best creme brulee I've had. A tad pricey for a student like me but hey, it's good for special occasions :D staff was pretty..."
"Store was fairly empty at the time we went, but filled up a bit more downstairs by the time we left. It was awfully drafty and a customer had..."
"A great night out with a group of friends with friendly efficient service and beautifully presented meals which tasted just as good as they..."
"I have been here multiple times and always loved it. This time we had pizzas, the butchers block which was 10/10 and a duck pizza which was nice but..."
Danielle Hanwright
"Good food, nice setting. Staff were friendly and polite. Had the pork belly for mains, one piece was slightly dry. But good solid flavours and..."
"It my first time at The Commons. We started with assorted bread & dips, and sautéed scallops with couscous. Scallops were beautifully cooked & so..."
"An enjoyable place for dinner - generous portions and very decent food quality. Fabulous environment and helpful staff.  Only flaw was that the..."
Tastebud Tingles
"Great food, I come here once a year with my entertainment book voucher. The wait staff was odd when I came here two weeks ago, but the food..."
Tony Ma
"When in Auckland, this place is a must visit. It offers you European and Kiwi food. Great seating space and decor also has a courtyard letting..."
Arushi Thapar
"After reading a few of the reviews I wasn't expecting the best however was pleasantly surprised, especially as the service was the main concern..."
"Had a late lunch here, great service. Staff very friendly. Meals were awesome. We ordered a steak, beef brisket burger and I ordered iced peach tea,..."
"beautiful confit salmon. creamy mashed potato with tender juicy beef so much flavour inside was great. Gnocchi too sweet and have some buttermilk..."
"Very vibrant and peppy ambience for dinner, drinks or even a night out. Great music from the gardens adds to the weekend joy and spirit.I..."
Arpita Mandal
"Impromptu stop in after a busy weekend for a Sunday night meal. Very impressed, smart casual yet relaxed atmosphere with attentive and efficient..."
Dave Catanach
"This review is for the gardens-off the commons So first of all, the pizzas were amazingThin, cripsy yet delicious pizza base and..."
"Food: Food was great and arrived efficiently. The highlight was defiantly the churros as I have never had churros at first you might think that..."
Annie Yang
"A great place to catch up with friends for a drink and a bite. A relaxed patio with a feature tree and some indoor sitting area where you can have..."
"I think this is the only 5 star rating I've given on Zomato...The Commons was so perfect in every single way, from the beautiful atmosphere..."
Miss Charlotte Cake
"In the background, a gentle playlist of sweet music – Ed Sheeran and Lorde purchased our smiles – allowed comfortable conversation, or soothed us..."
"Disclosure: They invited me to a complimentary dinner for review consideration. The Commons has several areas depending on the atmosphere..."
Vivien @ KJAS Blog
"Over the weekend we travelled over the Harbour Bridge to The Commons. It's been a few years since I've come here. It's almost unrecognisable. They've..."
Vivi S
"Like it's own little village, The Commons has both an upbeat atmosphere with a lovely outdoor garden area and bar (with crowd to match), and an..."
"The Commons most people think of as a bar with a restaurant. After dining here it deserves to be know as a restaurant with a bar, as hell, this..."
Ayden Barnett
"First impression, lots of good looking waiters. :)Ambience is dim, casual but could be romantic too. Big space, wooden decor and nice..."
"Nice place for a good old catch up meal and a chill out. One of the many places you cant really expect too much, but definitely enjoyed my steak meal..."
GideonMarisa MasterchefNz2015
"Love their Angus cheese burger from the grazing menu. We tried it with our voucher the first time around and loved it so much that we went back the..."
Seeger McLeay
"Was able to dine here tonight thanks to Zomato for the voucher.I tried to not have too high expectations as sometimes my expectations are too..."
Miss Kiki
"It's not everyday that i give 5 stars. Today is a 5 star day. Dining at the top part of the restaurant, we ordered the piggy treats for 2,..."
"Me and my partner went here and had a nice cosey night with a glass of great Rose Wine plus a couple of small plates - Salted Cod Balls, Squid and..."
"Service was awesome! Our waitress really helped us out on what was good and what she would recommend. The scallops were a stand out the way they were..."
Judy Chhy
"I bought a voucher from Grab one to try this restaurant,, menu do not sound good,, to my surprise the spicy squid and the angus burger turn up to be..."
Joe Lorenzo
"Went to lunch here and used the grab ones deals. Fantastic service. Seriously did not need to use 2 vouchers for a table of four - but great that..."
"I do love The Commons and have been here a few times.Their drinks are delicious and their food is moreish. I love their calamari and..."
A Libra Perspective
"Was there a couple of weeks ago mid afternoon, quiet, had nibbles with a couple of wines, great bar snacks. Service was great, staff very helpful and..."
Rebecca Gray
"Have enjoyed several meals now at The Commons, as well as a couple of private and public events. This can't be classed as just somewhere you go for a..."
Rebecca Stuart
"Had one of our best dining experiences to date when we stepped into The Commons on Friday night. We had been expecting small portions given the fine..."
Sophie Vinicombe
"Love the commons.staff have good chat and know what they are doing.the new bar menu is awesome, great food, I've not had the pleasure to eat the new..."
Ruben O'Connell
"A rainy day in Takapuna! Don't know where those bad reviews come from?? Great food great service! We had the braised beef cheek and Angus cheese..."
"What a great team at The Commons. We had an amazing party there to celebrate Amy's 18th party ... Very professional staff and great food, venue and..."
Bronwyn Coomer-Smit
"I have ventured to The Commons for my first North Shore review! What a chic and warm atmosphere to have lunch at. We came on a Saturday and it was..."
Courtney @ A Food Awakening
"Amazing food! Great service, beautiful setting ... The pork is to die for!..."
Cazza Holland
"Very good food and service will be..."
"I took my wife here for our wedding anniversary this year. We really enjoyed the atmosphere and the food. The waiter was attentive but not..."
David Young
"I came to The Commons for a hens night, the hens had cancelled and I didn't know. While I was feeling like a absolute d*ck the staff sat me down with..."
Leonie Fasher
"We had dinner at The Commons tonight, in their upstairs restaurant. The food was absolutely EXQUISITE! We were very impressed - every mouthful just..."
"This is a great Restaurant! Upstairs is the main area for great food and service. Fantastic menu nice French Champagne and Degustation and wine..."
"My family and I were browsing the streets of Takapuna for somewhere nice to eat before we went to a movie at the nearby cinemas, and we chanced upon..."
Abigail Elmore
"Just a message to the chef. Really enjoyed the degustation menu (outstanding) but the John Dory main dish was disappointing.Please don't..."
Karla Jonez
"I really enjoyed the dessert dish that I had from The Commons stand at Taste of Auckland last weekend.I indulged in their dessert: the..."
Liz Winstone
"I wanted to write a review as i had nearly been put off by bad reviews and thought it must've gone downhill from when it first opened so I was..."
"I have taken the trouble to create an account just to write a review for The Commons. My company recently had a group of us do a mystery-shopping..."
"Excellent meal last night for table of four. It was my second visit, and while I enjoyed the food first time it was in a whole new (and better)..."
"We had dinner at The Commons last week (there were 4 of us). The service was fantastic and the food was incredible. We had dined there in November,..."
Cathy Darroch
"Cool find in Takapuna as it is off the main street behind the shops in a lovely courtyard like area. Plenty of options for seating inside or outside...."
Sara V
"At last a nice restaurant on the North Shore. The menu is not huge and not your run of the mill options. Each dish has a little something special...."
Renata Stent
"The setting is lovely but you'd probably have a fun time in the casual downstairs area in summer time.Lovely location.Service was..."
Julie Eastwood
"Fine dining, great service, staff very informed on menu & wine.Nice touch a wee bread roll & there lovely truffle butter. The..."
Jacquelyn Dagg
"Dined here on Saturday night, food was a little different and it was excellent. We were a party of five and the service was great. Like others have..."
"Excellent service- attentive but not intrusive, helpful and accommodating staff. The food was great and well presented, the wait time between meals..."
Casey Mendiola
"I went here with my friend for a special birthday lunch today, and it was special. The service is fantastic, attentive, but not intrusive. The food..."
"Fantastic food and service, finally fine dining comes to Takapuna. Don't leave without trying the pina colada desert!We went there just a few..."
Jo Kitchen
"In no way connected to restaurant owners. We live in Takapuna and have been waiting for a place like this. Excellent food, really wonderful staff...."
Dot Bach
"Great bar for those summer months! Great outdoor bar with decent seating inside to match with a slight view of Takapuna beach. If you've never eaten..."
Jason B
"We had an amazing dinner at the Commons the other night for a special occasion. We had made a reservation at 6 but called up to change. Once we got..."
"A while ago, we’d been to Dallows at Sale St and enjoyed the degustation menu there, and so we were keen to try the food at The Commons as we knew..."
Rice & Kai
"Had a great time at The Commons the other night. The romantic ambience is created by the beautiful wooden furnitures, candle lit atmosphere, high..."
Lisa Edgar
Burger Burger, Takapuna
82/100 (1717 ratings)
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegetarian Friendly
Highchairs Available
Table Service
Serves Alcohol
"A lot of vegetarian options - very nice to see. I like this place. The prices are good, foods are yummy, drinks are nice. Love the happy hour deal..."
Sophia Ignateva
"I had the beef burger. Theres no burger I'd rather eat, it's perfect.I also had the potato skins as a side,..."
Scott Richards
"tasty burgers if you are after a gourmet..."
Al La Carte
"Perfect place for sunny day!Fresh and juicy ingredients! Large seating area, friendly staff! 5min walk from the beach and car park!Chicken..."
New Zealand Prime
"The kiwi burger was awesome. Meat was cooked a perfect medium rare. They use good quality ingredients and is absolutely worth the price. The..."
Pyrièl Jack
"Without any doubt, one of the best burger place in town, juicest burger. Nice place, clean place and good ambience. 5/5 to the place. Kudos to the..."
Kushant Mansukhani
"Very Good, tasty burgers. They don’t lack in flavour and well priced. Been here a few times, never disappointed. A nice little spot in a very nice..."
"There are burgers and there is Burger Burger, a lot say they make the best burgers in Auckland well we are here to find out. We started with the most..."
Ang Sarap
"Me and a friend came here for lunch and got ourselves a fish burger meal with their fries, and i’m literally in love with their fries. Their..."
Yana Petrenko
"Came here Last week Friday. And I was not disappointed, I was quite pleased with my experience. From looking outside into the restaurant it looked..."
Rebecca Head
"If you're looking for good burgers you've come to the right place.They're super filling so you don't need any extras. But if you want a side you..."
Romana Petrie
"Burger Burger is always a treat! Fun environment with great waitstaff 💯 date night? girls lunch? burger burger can cater to all 😍 the Mc Fly..."
Kathryn Eley
"Everyone loves a good burger (and if you say you don’t, you haven’t had a good burger). You can’t go wrong with Burger Burger because there’s..."
WeiTing Ashley Shyu
"I’ve been to Burger Burger multiple times and enjoyed it dearly. I love the environment it creates with a authentic and raw aesthetic to the..."
Neisha Jack
"The staff were extremely polite from the minute we stepped into the store! The food was quick to arrive. The curly fries and onion rings were fresh..."
"Absolutely awesome! No faults! Great, fast, food and service!! Really love it here def worth the price!! 5/5! They milkshakes are pretty good as..."
Angel Meynell
"My first time going to Burger Burger and I wasn’t disappointed.Service: 9/10We had to stand at the entrance for a little while..."
Grace Huang
"Absolutely love this place. Been back so many times. Has a good range of vegan and vegetarian options which is helpful. Really fast service and..."
"My favourite burger spot in Auckland, these guys do the best burgers and their fries are to die for!. The meat always tastes fresh and is cooked well..."
Ayaan Shaikh
"10 of us booked a table for a birthday party. Staff were super amazing and accommodating, giving us the warm table we requested and allowing us to..."
"A really positive experience! I ordered the chicken Balad (burger as a salad) and really enjoyed it, the chicken was delicious! My only problem was..."
Pippa Plum
"Burger Burger has a range of different types of burgers to choose from! I've only been there once and had a burger and a chocolate thick shake and..."
"I absolutely love Burger Burger. The burgers were amazing, well presented and the kumara fries are to die for. It is a lovely restaurant as you can..."
"Always reliable whenever I’ve been (which is a couple times). Can’t go wrong with any of their fries and a beef and cheeseburger. Perfect place..."
Bailey Moffitt
"Great place, great vibe, for a young crew they were on top of their service haha and the food was 👌🏼 amazing, definitely going back!..."
Keets August
"These are consistently the best burgers in Auckland! Always cooked perfectly and the sides are great. The cheese burger is my favourite, simple and..."
"Who would have thought burgers 🍔 are great on rainy days? Well, not until you try these at Burger Burger in Takapuna.We had a fish..."
"First time trying out this joint with the girls, we got the Mc Fly Burger (cos lettuce version) and the New Veggie burger and the Clean and lean..."
"I went a while ago with my friend for a lunch date and the burger was delicious! The strawberry and basil drink was interesting but overall the staff..."
Sheryn Walker
"Thank you for great service and food. Lovely staffs and good food. Family friendly place, we had a nice time there with my 11 months old baby, my..."
Nashiba Daliri
"Burger Burger is one of my favourite spots, visited the Takapuna restaurant many times and I’ve never been disappointed. I usually go for the McFly..."
Hansi Dissanayake
"Burger Burger, you know you’ll be in for a good burger at any joint. . Which is true for the branches I’ve visited in Auckland!I..."
"Very friendly staff and very tasty burger. I loved the chicken burger I had today. The homey cola was refreshing too. Will definitely be..."
Tony Ma
"The three Sawmill beers (Pilsner, XPA, IPA) and mini sliders are great. You get to rehydrate whilst enjoying mini versions of the Fish, Chicken and..."
Jason Young
"What was ordered: Old Smokey, Mini Mat & Kumera Fries (w/lemon aioli from Fish Fish)The ambience of this food joint is wonderful, it has a..."
Stella Davies
"Delicious delicious!My family and I came to 'Burger Burger' at the perfect time (people who got here later had to wait for space vacancy)..."
Vanessa Chong
"burger burger is so good! the atmosphere of the place was very nice & the food was amazing & was good value for money. this place is great for..."
Jessica W
"3.5/5 Taste4/5 Display 3.5/5 Quantity 3/5 Customer Service Average Burger branchI think burger burger is not worth..."
"The dining area is neat, tidy and welcoming. Staff are friendly and the service is quick. The burgers are just like the other franchises...."
"Came here for a late dinner with a friend. We were promptly seated in a pretty outdoors courtyard. I ordered the fish burger and my friend ordered..."
"Great first experience! A friend and I called in for a quick lunch with my one year old. Staff were great and set up a lobster high chair for us -..."
Char 😊
"Went for lunch here today with the hubby. I had the Fish Taco. Was delicious. Full of flavour. We shared the curly fries which were amazing. Hubby..."
"It was our first time coming to the Takapuna restaurant but we thoroughly enjoyed it. There's much more space than at the Ponsonby one and we were..."
Michelle M
"Amazing amazing amazing burgers !!! So fresh and juicy. . Ambience is interesting and the place is nice and cozy. Staff are not to shabby and quite..."
Lisa Loves Good Food
"I ordered the original vegetarian burger and it was really really good! The bun is really nicely toasted and falafel patty was delicious and the..."
Keeley Watson 💌
"The burgers were so so, I was hoping for a little more wow. The burger was cooked medium rare as expected but I found the grind of the meat too..."
Paul O
"Takapuna is known as the place for decent dining and this place fits the criteria :) Both interior and exterior decorating was on point. They even..."
Kaylene Jessin
"Ordered their beef with cheese burger, chicken burger and curly fries and were satisfied with the meal. Food came out really quick, servers were..."
"Welcome home Sunday lunch with my bestie and had the best fish burger and fries, washed down with a lovely sawmill pilsner. Great way to have a lazy..."
Justene Spawforth
"We ordered potato skin and fish taco , the potato skin is crispy and full of flavor but not salty I really like it. And the fish taco is one of the..."
Julie Chiu
"Just had lunch in BB takapuna. The place is packed and I found it is dim inside so sat in the shared courtyeard. The waiteress serving our table is..."
"Good burgers- appreciate them asking how the patty is to be cooked. Curly fries are the bomb- and so are the potato skins. Love this place..."
Eli A
"The burgers were excellent, I like that you can choose how you like your meat patties cooked. I ordered the Ol Smokey burger (cooked medium-well)..."
Bobby Anderson
"I went here for the first time in the weekend. I got the beef with cheese burger and my sister got the lamb. They were both nice but hard to eat as..."
Angela (A Style Collector)
"Just got takeaway dinner from here tonight and WOW!! Burgers ✅✅ Fried Chicken ✅✅ and the Peanut Butter Choc Thick shake ✅✅✅✅ I had..."
Victoria Taua
"▪️Plenty of seating ▪️Tricky location ▪️Great atmosphere LOVED the vibe here! Busy and vibrant and their service is..."
"The food was aboslutely amazing! Prices are a reasonable amount and the service was great. Was such a nice dining area with good and happy vibes...."
Bunni Spargo
"These guys are always packed and well deserved, too. The staff are friendly and food is quick. Online ordering works great for take out and eating in..."
"Man these burgers are good.We ordered online to pick up, and couldn't be happier with the food.We ordered:A Mcfly chicken burger...."
Mrs Puddingcake
"Delicious burgers! I've been here multiple times with friends and my boyfriend and I love it! Good for a good Ol' fashion burger and fries! I've..."
Sophia Miller
"Guess who's back back again Pony's back you better hide your girlfriend 😎 where on gods sweet little green earth do I start here. The food was b e..."
"Tried few starters with cocktails, Had curly fries, pita chips with guacamole and onion rings along with Black Forest Martini and mocktails. Also,..."
Hemant Vora
"Went here with my friend the other night for dinner. It is a very cool looking place, the inside and outside flow is great. Decor is different in a..."
Alysha Bower
"Impressive service by most of their staff especially on an extremely busy Saturday evening. Kudos to the team for being efficient! Special mention..."
Jade Lim
"Dined here with my partner tonight, we just wanted somewhere casual to eat & burger burger / fish fish was perfect. This place is set amongst an..."
Sarah S
"I went here with my girlie for lunch and ordered the fish tacos and chunky chips. Super delicious extremely filling. The only thing I was a..."
Aroha Kay
"I can't say a bad thing about the place the vibe is great the service is a plus and even the food is mouth watering.. the only thing that was a bit..."
Phoenix Brown
"Nice place with open plan kitchen and essentially two restaurants in one. My partner and I eating at Burger Burger. I was expected to receive a..."
Greg Brown
"Our first time at fish fish, love that we were able to order from both menus! Enjoyed the fish tacos and charred broccoli. The chip butty was nice..."
"Absolutely amazing service and friendly staff all smiling and helpful. Food was lovely. The broccoli is always delicious. The pork burger was..."
Ramiz Khan
"The food was great and the wait staff were friendly.I ordered a panko crumbed salmon burger, which I like, and the chef was quite..."
Josh E
"Awesome awesome! This place builds on the reputation of the P Rd store, where some consider them to have the best burgers burgers in town. However..."
"Opted for a late night burger was a round 8:30 when we arrived place was still very busy but has outdoor seating areas which was great, just not in..."
Isaac Valach
"Was nice, did expect more for how busy it always is, it's very exciting place, but my burger was not worth how much I paid for it. The margaritas..."
"I enjoyed eating here at burger burger. I love the ambience specially in a sunny day as we sat by the window. The waitresses were very friendly,..."
Lovely Maralit
"Got the chicken burger and potato skins. Chicken burger was good, had a decent amount of sauce and cheese! The chicken was so tender and moist,..."
Priscilla Khang
"Yum, Yum, YUM!! A delicious indulgence. These burgers are the real deal. You can tell they use quality ingredients when you bite into one of these. I..."
"Finally we tried it! We love the homemade soda which is pineapple and chilli flavour. It is fancy but tasty. We ordered raw fish salad as well. But..."
"As a vegetarian, I was very impressed with the vege burger here as it lacked nothing in value compared to the other burgers. Group of four came on a..."
Imogen Spray
""All the cool places are over the bridge"Well not anymore! :)Along with dantes pizzeria these 2 ponsonby "hot spots" have finally come to..."
"Cold/rainy day outside: warm and cozy inside: this was our invite into Burger Burger. After hearing great things about the one in Ponsonby we had to..."
"Dined here a week after it was opened considering it is more convenient than travelling to Burger Burger across the bridge. Since it was still fairly..."
Jeanelle Isidro
"I had the beef burger medium rare with their hand cut fries. Do not bother with the rest of the burger joints this one is THE BEST BURGER joint in..."
"I have now tried all 3 Burger Burger locations and I can confirm that they are all good!The beef burger is always juicy and the patty cooked to..."
Miss Kiki
"Very happy with my first experience here. Food was reasonably priced and was very yum. It was really packed when we got there so hard to find a seat...."
Miss Terry Foodie
"We had lunch at the newly opened Burger Burger in Takapuna yesterday.  We had heard good reports of the other sites so were very much looking..."
"The basic beef burger is pretty good. My wife had the special which was a beef burger with haloumi and Harissa which was fantastic. The potato skin..."
Mark Greene
"Awesome burger joint with a good bar! What an awesome combo that makes! The burgers were really nice and juicy! We got asked how we like our beef..."
Em Dee
"Burger Burger are a good eatery and they really do have Amazing good. The burgers are delicious and the curly fries are fantastic. Loads to choose..."
Rowena Coulsby
"Great place for a burger, good beers and staff were very helpful and accommodating over a teens birthday party. Excellently priced kids menu that..."
Bryce Read
"First time at the restaurant. We were told by multiple people to head down and very glad we did. Burgers are amazing, potato skins (never heard of..."
"Friendly staff, good service and comfortable environment. The fish is a little dry, and the rest of the food is not much..."
Kate NZ Path
"Amazing burgers! I think Vege burger here is the best, I'm not a vegetarian though. Skin on chips were bit bitter so I will try curly fries next..."
jin hee ahn
"Always a good experience when i come to any burger burger. Good range of burgers with some really nice specials at times. Slow cooked lamb, slow..."
mcenergy - IDS Products ltd
"Love, love, love this place! My friend and I came here for lunch on a Sunday and we had a great experience. We were greeted so nicely on arrival,..."
"Fantastic burgers and love the shoestring fries - they still have the skins on! No overly-processed flavours, portions are generous and fairly..."
Jana van Vuuren
"It is a very nice an