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El Sizzling Chorizo

136-138 Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
+64 9-378 0119
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good39%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“empanadas” (13 reviews)
“chorizo” (19 reviews)
“potatoes” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00 Hours
Steakhouse, Latin, Barbecue, Argentinian, South American, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
136-138 Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 156 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was amazing, I will definitely go back another day! The price was fine as well, I recommend.

Thank Roberta V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a cool place, if you like meat! The service was great and the steak was primo! You can sit at the bar and watch & smell the steak being cooked on the bbq, then they plate your meal in front of you. 10...More

Thank Resort819409
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Helpful and friendly service,and the food, the food was delicious. Recommend the blue cheese and bacon chorizo and the sirloin. Will be coming back soon.

Thank vronwinters
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

They serve really good meats - I had the grassfed sirloin steak and it was yum partnered with the yummy greens and some chimichurri sauce! But the best part are the EMPANADA! must try!!

Thank MsElaj
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Steak was nicely cooked, served well with greens but their empanadas are the bomb! Will definitely come back

Thank Basty001
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Amazing food and staff. Food was incredible (lamb and sirloin) Lovely place! Definitely will come back.

Thank Paulina p
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

First impressions last. We arrived 20 mins early and were greeted by a friendly female who happily offered for us to dine early, we decided to walk down the street to view some of the local stores before returning. Upon our return the waitress offered...More

Thank Claudia K
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

I was dining solo and looking for excellent food in a friendly atmosphere. This place is really delivered. I had the signature steak sandwich and a beer, flavorful, tender and generous. Generous? For 19 bucks it was a steal- Cooked over charcoal... by a guy...More

Thank Kiwi_Prawn
Reviewed 29 April 2018

We came here on a Saturday night and it was so busy. We had to wait about 1/2 hour for a table and got tucked into a corner by the till. The food came out quickly and was good and plentiful. Will definitely visit this...More

Thank birgitnz
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Great food! My boyfriend and I shared a few things but I can definitely see how it would be easy to over-order! The ribs are amazing. Staff are great and and overall good experience here - we will be back for sure :)

Thank MelissaWeathersbee
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 136-138 Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-378 0119
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