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400 Whangaparaoa Road | Stanmore Bay, Auckland Central, Auckland 0932, New Zealand
+64 9-424 0898
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“broccolini” (2 reviews)
“ravioli” (2 reviews)
“steak” (6 reviews)
09:00 - 22:00 Hours
European, Fusion, Italian, French, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
400 Whangaparaoa Road | Stanmore Bay, Auckland Central, Auckland 0932, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Having lived on the coast (Hibiscus) for over a decade we've seen restaurants both flourish and fade. This little gem is, I hope, here to stay for some time to come. Despite having been established for a fair while now, we hadn't tried Menopa since...More

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Took my husband and two sons for a sharing plate experience - the food was outstanding and my sons one from Sydney the other a foodie raved about the presentation and exceptional flavours, cooked to perfection. Loon certainly has culinary and wine skills and knowledge....More

Thank Faye B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • 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
Romantic, Child-friendly
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
11:30 - 15:00
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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