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Coco's Cantina

#116 of 1,754 Restaurants in Auckland
Certificate of Excellence
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376-378 Karangahape Road, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 00:00
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we arrived at this restaurant happy and were told to wait on the street as the bar was full, fine. After 10 minutes we entered and then decided to order some cocktails at the bar as our table was not yet ready. After ordering we were then told by the bartender that we would have to wait 15 minutes before... More 

1 Thank Christopher Ray... B
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staying nearby for work, walked up to Coco's and enjoyed a great meal sharing some smaller dishes and generous drinks at a a very reasonable price.

Thank Ken-230910
Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very casual/fun atmosphere, good tasty food but won't go back because of the prices. They're just too high for what it is $32 for spaghetti and meatballs? $8 for a small bottle of Lemmy lemonade? We feel a bit fleeced...

1 Thank KiwiU
Hamburg, Germany
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As the title says try the meatballs, they are absolutely amazing. It is a great atmosphere in there, the staff is nice and the selection of food and drinks is spot on. Thanks for a great evening!

Thank charlotte149
Auckland, New Zealand
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Heard of the 'happy hour' pasta so thought we'd drop in. Wow wow wow, pasta and polenta fries...Aaaaaaamazing, oh and the dessert, OML! We will be back for sure with family in tow, we got there pretty much bang on 5pm so no problem getting a table, but from 5.30 starts to get busy. The beautiful staff were so friendly... More 

Thank resa0
Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you so much for looking after us Cocos Cantina! Everything was amazing. Love from your newest regulars xoxo

Thank Ells4325
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

The other reviews of this restaurant are spot on..... It is a wonderful place that feeds the senses in so many ways... The food of course, is great. Its a small menu which is easy to choose from and what arrived at the table met all expectations, but not only that, the service was so good, it was extremely busy... More 

Thank 518butt
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

We had a really nice meal here. It's not the cheapest place, but was recommended to us by our AirBnB hostess. The polenta chips are an amazing side to enjoy between two. The main courses & wine were lovely & service was really helpful & friendly. Would definitely recommend.

Thank IntoTheWorldUK
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

I've been meaning to check out this place for so long - I'm so happy we finally did because I loved the whole experience. The cheery friendly welcome, the delicious food, fantastic background music, great service, quirky decor, I'll definitely be back! We shared tiramisu and crostole with warm caramel sauce for dessert. YUM.

Thank MargieMcL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

Keep returning to this place for the food and vibe. Great place for evening drinks and dinner. Pastas are pretty amazing

Thank Alex M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?