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400 Whangaparaoa Road | Stanmore Bay, Auckland Central, Auckland 0932, New Zealand
+64 9-424 0898
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“broccolini” (2 reviews)
“tiramisu” (2 reviews)
“pasta” (3 reviews)
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European, Fusion, Italian, French, Vegetarian Friendly
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400 Whangaparaoa Road | Stanmore Bay, Auckland Central, Auckland 0932, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

These guys are fantastic. Their service is personable and their staff are truly delightful. We visit Menopa regularly and what comes out of the kitchen is fantastic, top notch food. Loon and the lovely ladies at Menopa are the complete opposite to the former occupants...More

Thank rustyharpoon11
bwa n, Manager at MENOPA, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Rustyharpoon, Thank you very much for your beautiful review and we are touched by your kindness. We are glad that our efforts were recognized by you. We wish to see you soon at Menopa and until then, we wish you great times ahead. Cheers!

Reviewed 18 August 2018

I have been to Menopa on a few occasions over the past 2 years and I never was disappointed. We were a larger group this time and ordered a "birthday tiramisu", it was to die for. We had a combination of pizzas and mushroom raviolis,...More

Thank Chon01
bwa n, Manager at MENOPA, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much and we look forward to seeing you soon! Je vous en prie et Merci à vous. Bonne journée! Menopa

Reviewed 5 June 2018

A wintery night in Whangaparaoa and the Menopa driveway was nearly overlooked... but once we were sure of the destination, what a lovely surprise! Warm and inviting, the owners have managed to maximise a small space. And the food, well - a revelation. Such a...More

Thank irishmc2016
Reviewed 29 May 2018

If we want to keep quality restaurants on the coast, we need to support restaurants like Menopa. We ate there last night with friends, and found the whole experience top class. Coming in on a very cold night, we were greeted by a lovely warm...More

Thank serafis
Reviewed 28 May 2018

For $49.99 for two people you get a three course meal plus wine. The food was lovely and the staff were very friendly and the service was great. The wine was okay but at the end of the day it's a cheap night with good...More

Thank wayned09
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

We have been here twice now, and both times the food was excellent. Service was also very good. Friendly, helpful wait staff. Pastas were especially good. My wife had the ravioli and I had spaghetti à la carbonara. We could not agree on which was...More

Thank ted z
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely little place. Extremely helpful and friendly waitress. Very tasty gourmet food. Lunch special with wine. Variety of tasty pizzas available. Maybe the main dishes could do better quantity wise. Might be a bit small a portion if you are really hungry.

Thank visitorsfromauc... c
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Food we had was good but not enough of it! Overpriced for what we had. 37 dollars for fillet steak which barely weighed 4oz was too much money. Need practice on how to make an Irish coffee. Waitresses were lovely and friendly.

Thank Sheila W
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Visited for dinner with friends and we were all extremely pleased with all of our choices, my steak was cooked to perfection. A lovely waitress who couldn’t have been better. The food is Italian/Mediterranean and has the best flavours. Garlic Bread to start was as...More

Thank Jan M
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Delightful restaurant. Very friendly attentive staff. Great food at good price. Highly recommend flat bread, steak, and tiramsu, but everything looked tasty. Thanks

Thank Bmiz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Whangaparaoa Road | Stanmore Bay, Auckland Central, Auckland 0932, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-424 0898
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MENOPA, has three meanings: “Me” is all about us, the team who strives to create the best dining experience to everyone; “No” indicates nourishing, we think that food is the most healing remedy for our body and mind; “Pa” represents pleasure, we wish our diners finishing off the day with a beautiful smile. We believe in simplicity, less is more, yet keeping our casual and hearty European cuisine approach.
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