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Wongkok Cafe and Bar

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97 Victoria Street West, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-377 1001
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Fiji
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stumbled on this place 2 years ago. Small, unpretentious, directly across from the Sky Tower. Fast service, great food, extensive menu from pigs ears and feet to duck. Seats about 60 people and 2 men wait on the tables and there is never any delay in service. The portions are large. The food fresh and everything is served hot. Can't... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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51 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They are service is ok just we need to speak slowly then they can understand. Food is nice, really cheap n quick to bring food :) I always go there after late work finished or dinner with mates who eats a lot. I love going there.

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Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

This place is a real surprise. The decor is a bit rough, but the food is really interesting. Beware - when they say its spicy, they mean SPICY! but that did make it more fun. I really liked the chilli prawns, even though they were kind of hard to eat as the entire prawn (intact with all the bits) was... More 

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Auckland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Kinda Chinese street food served in a cafe. Conveniently located across Sky City. Yes, the servings are generous which is why the place is bustling. It is really for the functional eat, go and save money. Delicious beef noodle soup and rice with roast pork variety. Thank goodness, there is this place for late night Asian supper.

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Thank Ricc0
Bangkok, Thailand
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Great place, especially for a late night feed. Typical Chinese food with typical Chinese service. Don't expect any fancy things here, basic ambiance, but LARGE portions. Try the crispy pork, its amazing! Even the kaew taew noodles are amazing, and barely finish-able...and that says a lot cause I'm American

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Singapore, Singapore
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We were dying for Asian food. Wongkok provided that. We ordered the ginger onion beef as well as black bean sauce beef. They were nice but the beef had a tad too much of the tenderizer so it tasted a bit rubbery. That said, we appreciated the hot food and rice. And other customers seemed to enjoy their food lots.... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

With the abundance of great Chinese restaurants in Auckland, I had high hopes for this place. There were tons of local Chinese people there, which tells me it's the real deal. Like most Chinese restaurants, it's loud, lots of hustling and bustling going around, roasted ducks and chickens strung up, the whole nine yards. The food was decent, but service... More 

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Thank Cecilia S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

some very amazing food, so happy we got to find it. staff were had to communicate with due to language barrier but food spoke itself. thankyou for a great experience.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

the yang zhou fried rice is always my personal indicator if the quality of the food is good and tasty enough, and the YZFR here is good. $14 for a big portion, only downside is you have to pay 50cents for chili oil. other than that, it's a good place to find good tasty chinese food in auckland. and they... More 

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New Zealand
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105 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

hungry, feel like a fast and well mannered meal that is not to expensive...well,this is the place to go,we had wontons and fried rice....it was tasty and affordable. sited close to the casino and it closes at 3 am in the morning..so a good supper or early breakfast. Kitchen is nice but the decor is a bit run down. service... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Malaysian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 97 Victoria Street West, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-377 1001

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