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Coco's Cantina

376-378 Karangahape Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“polenta chips” (14 reviews)
“pork belly” (13 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
376-378 Karangahape Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 167 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great time last night at Coco's for a 40th party. The upstairs dining space was awesome - space to mingle before eating, great large dining table and our own bathroom. We thought the set menu was great and the staff were fantastic. Would...More

Thank petamills
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great staff but too busy and manic to be a pleasant dining experience. Im glad we swapped tables to sit outside at the back at least we could hear each other talk. FOOD Meh!! Totally average cant really complain ...but I will ....way too expensive...More

Thank boldcreative
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the finest Italian meals I've ever had. I dined with one other person and we both thoroughly enjoyed our food and wine. They don't do reservations but they worked quickly to find us a table as we ordered drinks at the bar. The...More

Thank Nigel L
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Spent the whole night here from Happy Hour til close. Good happy hour specials, pretty decent food. Our waiter and bartender for both exceptional. Good happy hour beers and spiced wine.

Thank NomadicFrames
Reviewed 25 July 2017

They offer a lovely range of innovative cocktails (around $18.50 each). The cocktail I ordered was loevly. I alos ordered a dessert which was tasty and well presented. Service was friendly.

Thank Lee S
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This fabulous place really doesn't need an interview. If you love this place, you'll love it. The food is absolutely divine, the service is lively, and the atmosphere is too awesome for words. Came here for dinner one night for a catch up with the...More

Thank Helen T
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Cosy atmosphere with knick-knacks around and dim lighting. Very courteous waitress. Was rather underwhelmed by mulled wine. The one in Carinthia (Glendowie) is more expensive but far tastier. Coco's just tastes like red wine and a slice of orange for good measure..was really missing the...More

Thank Carolin E
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Refused to seat us till friends arrived. Ordered pork belly but got pork loin under cooked. Waiter put intense pressure on us to order. Expensive!

1  Thank Mark F
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Pork over cooked and NO CRACKLING - just chewy skin. Waiter pretty much unapologetic. Our friends, who had not been before, commented on the rush to turn the tables over as well. May just be am off night, as the food is still homestyle and...More

Thank astropig
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

We visited Coco's Cantina on Wednesday evening as we were craving some Italian food. This place didn't disappoint. The atmosphere was really friendly, buzzing and also managed to be intimate. The waitress was the right balance of being helpful but not overbearing and casual but...More

1  Thank Lauren M
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michelle l
5 May 2017|
Response from Fernando_Cortez86 |
My experience at cocos is: don't say anything you wouldnt say to your nana. It's a family business, a family affair. If you went to a family dinner and complained to your sister that your steak was fatty while the rest of... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 376-378 Karangahape Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
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