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Lucky Buddha

48 Fort Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-309 3990
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pork buns” (8 reviews)
“bibimbap” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
48 Fort Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 3 January 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 10 November 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
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Amazing food, we went for lunch and all 6 of the party left very happy. I have the red curry which was fab, the girls has spicy chicken and pork buns, everyone was extremely full and it was very cheap for the portions and quality....More

Thank Lynsey M
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We walked pass this restaurant all the times and it's always full. While I had tried this a number of times before (and it was good), my friend wanted to try this as well. So my friend and I went in for lunch. The menu...More

Thank vivricho
Reviewed 25 September 2017

An interesting restaurant that didn't focus on any particular cuisine. Booking ahead on a Friday from my experience is recommended as it was busy. The staff were friendly and the restaurant had good ambiance. The short rib and pork belly are my recommendation with Eggplant....More

Thank UniqueGlobeTrotter
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

After having attended a seminar in the CBD we were wandering ever hopeful of finding somewhere to eat at 830ish with no booking when we 'stumbled' the Lucky Buddha with a table very recently vacated. We were warmly welcomed, the atmosphere was pleasantly busy and...More

Thank Jacqui O
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Book ahead if you can. We lucked out with 2 seats at the bar on a Saturday night. The two of us had one of the best meals of our lives...the 'Slow cooked beef short rib, carrot & sriracha, roasted peppers, shallot & garlic'. The...More

Thank Saska2nian
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Went for a work lunch. Portions are very generous and are value for money. Must try the Lamb Ribs. See the photo of my meal. Recommended

Thank 819ashas
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

On a recent visit to Auckland my friend decided to take me to Lucky Buddha she had been here before and thought I would enjoy it. We had a lovely evening there was plenty of menu options we choose the egg plant, a salmon dish...More

Thank Susan H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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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