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136 Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
+64 9-378 9107
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12 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Had a poor experience here which goes against what other reviews have said. They had run out of guacamole (beginning of night) plus the chicken dish and only had one serving of another main left. Food was ok but ceviche filled with red onion and chilli more than fish. Poor service and some orders were wrong. Felt sorry for the... More 

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Thank SOLJAM
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Ok, so it's not hard to find tacos on Ponsonby Rd these days. I had a fish taco and it was almost as good as a lucky taco. Needless to say, food was good. Service was chipper and efficient.

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Thank Robin M
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

I've eaten here a couple of times. It's a cute little place tucked in a corner of Ponsonby Central. The menu is short but everything I have eaten had been great. Recommend the black Bean salad.

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Thank Liz G
Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Fresh, clean undoubtedly South American flavours. Great tucked away location. Service could be warmer and more authentically Latin American though!

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Thank Lisa W
Cromwell, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

For the last three years we have been coming to Malditi Mendez. The food is really great, the staff friendly and helpful. The stafff are flexible and informed. We live coming here and enjoying the delicious seasonal food

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Thank miri6
Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

I really liked it but my friends didn't thought the service was good it was clean and loved the fresh pineapple salsa amazing so choose your good well and know what your getting and you will love it like I did

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Thank blowit
Auckland, New Zealand
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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

We dined here for my sister's 30th. There was a large group of us so we were in a private room out the back with a set menu of $55/head. The food was delicious, the amount of food was spot on for the number of guests and it was good value for money. The only suggestion I would recommend is... More 

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Thank Chelsea513
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

Great little spot, and really tasty food made with crisp fresh ingredients. The Cheviche is fantastic. I was drinking beer but there is a fantastic drinks menu too.

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Thank Richard V
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

Good tasty food with excellent service. Grilled fish was delicious and so was everything else. Good atmosphere to conjure up your own motor cycle diaries but the revolution might have to wait another day. Doughnuts with chilli chocolate sauce anyone ?

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

Luved this place! First time there and we can't wait to go back! Food was soooo soooo good and the Margaritas served were even more amazing! Great service, awesome staff! Would recommend to all!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 136 Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-378 9107

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?