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242 Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-376 5670
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

Cute little tapas bar - very accomodating on a busy night found us some tables out back and out the heaters on. Great food that came our fast - good variety. Plenty of drinks to choose from - lovely wines! Fairly reasonably priced had a beaut time here would return.

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We have been here a couple of times when visiting Auckland and will definitely be back when we are next in Auckland. This is only a relatively small bar towards the city end of the busy Ponsonby precinct. Decor is pleasant and creates the right atmosphere for a small tapas bar. Tables are small and generally only big enough for... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

We were staying in Ponsonby for a week and Bonitas was recommended to us by friends who eat there regularly. We understand why. The decor is spanish in style with small tables and the atmosphere friendly but subdued. You can have a conversation here. The staff were very friendly and helpful and as it was a quiet night the chef... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Food fantastic. Tables not big enough to put all the food on though. A small gem. Friendly staff. Meat platter awesome. Churros amazing.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2014

Met up with a couple of friends for a few drinks and some food. Fantastic food and excellent service complimented by good wines. The menu is relatively small, but done very well. They had a small selection of sherries, which went down well with the food and I even got a sherry "on the house" as the bartender felt he... More 

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2014

Popped in last night for a drink while waiting for our table at Frenchies. Bonita is a very cool little bar. Excellent wine list, friendly service. We didnt eat but the tapas menu look varied and interesting. We will try it again.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2014 via mobile

I love this place. It's a really cute little bar with Spanish/Hispanic decor and proper, traditional tapas menu. Friendly staff, good music, great beer and wine list, and a nice, intimate atmosphere. Definitely my favourite spot in Ponsonby.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2012

If you're looking to meet friends in Pnsonby with competing with the crowds or noisy bars and bands, this is the place. It's also really good for a light meal if you're not keen on the huge portions at your typical restaurant (or huge price) Bonita is affordable but better than that, it's good food and wine in a nice... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Spanish
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Drinks
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 242 Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-376 5670

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?