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Mutiara Malaysian Restaurant

66 Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“beef rendang” (5 reviews)
“rotis” (3 reviews)
“noodles” (2 reviews)
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Malaysian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
66 Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived on a Thursday evening before going off to the theatre. We were the first to arrive in the empty restaurant and the welcome wasn't particularly warm as we had obviously disturbed the staff dinner. Bearing in mind it's hip Ponsonby location we thought...More

Thank Paul P
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

This will be our new regular. Wide range, all meals were excellent, exceeded expectations both in superb tastes & generous portions, enough to take a doggie bag away. Unexpectedly the cauli dish was a hit for all 6 of us. 5 mains is more than...More

Thank BrandygirlAuckland
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

I am not sure whether the owner/chef has changed but we were very excited to try this place for dinner after good reviews from friends and online but were very disappointed. We ordered the Ayam Masak Merah (chicken red curry) which was supposedly one of...More

2  Thank sllj296
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

I had a great lucnh at Mutiara Malaysian in Ponsonby yerterday. Everyone talks about the great Laska Mutiara makes so as a person who likes to try new things gave it a go!. Yep it was amazing. Noodles prepared to perfection and loads of seafood....More

Thank StephenF157
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Good food with good price! Staff is friendly and it is surely a good hang out place with friends. I will surely come back for more :)

Thank paulineohje
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

We ate lunch here and found the place to be very average. I had a seafood soup and a fish dish. Both were pretty good but fairly bland in terms of spiciness. My wife didn't care for her noodle dish because it was bland and...More

Thank Jeff K
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Generous meals for their price. Lovely friendly service. Best laksa I've had in 2 years! My partner's Mamak noodles was delicious! We were a walk in table for 2 just before 8pm. The restaurant was very full by that point. The noise level was fine...More

Thank GwynevereM
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Went to the Mutiara for the first time as I am on holiday with friends that go regularly. The food was fabulously delicious and the service too. Will definitely be going back. I recommend anyone to go delicious vegetarian food on the menu Peter Hall

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The owner chef called me from NZ before we travelled there in response to my online query - the only one to do so - and discussed my special request for Malaysian Chilli Crabs for a party of six and then went out of his...More

Thank Trevor M
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This restaurant was chosen by others in our group and turned out to be quite find! Not only is it a BYO, the food is really good and the prices are excellent, so for a really fun and enjoyable evening, this restaurant certainly hits the...More

Thank Whereintheworldru
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: 376-2759
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