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Lucky Buddha

48 Fort Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-309 3990
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pork buns” (7 reviews)
“bibimbap” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
48 Fort Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room is cramped, but for a good reason: at lunchtime, you have to book to get a table. Every dish is just the right combination of spices.

Thank Yvonne W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had an awesome meal before going to a concert. Portions not too large but really tasty food and fresh salads. Efficient and friendly staff

Thank rcblake
Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

On a quiet Tuesday we visited and had two starters, the eggplant and the beef salad, both beautifully prepared, light and very tasty. Followed by the crispy chicken and beef sirloin. Highlight for me was the crispy chicken, very good indeed with the beef a...More

Thank wortonmiller
Reviewed April 29, 2018

The Lucky Buddha is everything you want and more when visiting a restaurant to taste the delights of Asian food. Service is superb with unassuming efficiency and thoughtfulness; ambience is pleasantly Asian; great value for money; but, wait for it, the taste and flavours in...More

Thank Seafergie
Reviewed March 24, 2018

Unbelievable. Went for dinner last night - fast, friendly and the food was stunning. The flavours were incredible. Asian Fusion which we love. We had lamb ribs, Duck breast & green beans with a side of rice - for 2 and we were full. We...More

Thank aplomb
Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

A group of us dined at LB recently. The service was excellent. Food was beautifully prepared and full of flavours and textures. Loved the eggplant starter, Angus sirloin, crispy chicken, red curry + rice bowl for 3$ and many other dishes we shared. Lunch menu...More

Thank poundingfeet
Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

Stumbled across this place and the food was terrific. We were in NZ for 5 weeks, and this as one of the best meals we had anywhere.

Thank gedsy
Reviewed February 11, 2018

Came here for dinner before we headed off to a concert at Spark Arena. We had the pork ribs, tuna cerviche and beef salad as starters. For main we had the salmon, duck and spicy fried chicken. OMG.....every dish was amazing!! The chicken wow!! The...More

Thank Sakon B
Reviewed January 3, 2018

I came across this restaurant purely by chance when a business colleague was visiting town. If you visiting Central Auckland the food offered at this restaurant is absolutely outstanding and over a period of 2 months we have made the pilgrimage to this restaurant on...More

Thank halgie55
Reviewed November 10, 2017

I wouldn't rank this restaurant as a full 5 stars (it's closer to 4.5), but it's definitely not 4 stars and so it doesn't deserve to have its ranking docked. I went here with my flatmate, and I guess we lucked (ha!) out when we...More

Thank wanderlove303
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Fort Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-309 3990
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