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Aunty Mena's Vegetarian Cafe

167 Cuba Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-382 8288
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“laksa” (36 reviews)
“mock chicken” (12 reviews)
“dumplings” (18 reviews)
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Asian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
167 Cuba Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I love this place, their imitation of drumsticks is amazing and I always order it when I go there! Fav meals include chow mein and curry noodles

Thank SusanEatsFood
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for lunch, my partner ordered the noodles stir-fry and I had the roti canai - both yum though mine was better!

Thank lovespie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Aunty Mena’s What’s that restaurateur saying that ‘if a restaurant begins with a first name it’s usually a good bet’ ? This restaurant is a small/ medium somewhat hole in the wall of a place that doesn’t look impressive, but the food is top notch....More

Thank marcopolopaloalto
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great restaurant in the heart of Wellington's Cuba district. On arrival we were greeted by the lovely ladies in the kitchen and told just to grab a seat. A waiter came over and delivered water and menus and shortly after came back to take our...More

Thank Brosnd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just had another amazing lunch at Aunty Mena's. I love wonton soup and can never order it at regular Chinese restaurants. The bowl at Aunty Mena's always makes me smile--full of yummy wontons, fragrant broth, and veggies. My husband is addicted to their roti with...More

Thank Kiwio_on_tour
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Food was amazing, so delicious, I had some spring rolls to start and the Laksa for main 🍲 Staff were lovely 😊

Thank elleclipse
Reviewed 30 July 2018

I have visited three times in Wellington over the last decade, and I would not miss the opportunity to eat in this wonderful restaurant located on Cuba St. - very accessible. It is low key, and I thought the first or second time that it...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Great food, good portions, fantastic value! Only wish it were open more hours. Vegans can't go wrong here, and non-vegans will love it, too. Obviously not the fanciest restaurant in Welly, but a must-go for vegan asian food.

Thank jeffs92651
Reviewed 25 May 2018

Aunty Mena's is a veritable Wellington institution on the cheap eats front, delighting vegetarian diners and re-defining the concept of cheap wholesome food. Can be a bit variable but definitely worth at least one visit.

Thank 470trevorl
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

This is absolutely one of my favourite restaurants of all time. If you are vegan or vegetarian and haven’t been here yet, you haven’t lived. Everything on the menu is vegan. EVERYTHING. The atmosphere is drab, but the phenomenal food and cheap as chips bill...More

Thank Molly H
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Laura C
6 October 2016|
Response from DanielaBean | Reviewed this property |
No, Laura. It doesn't have BYO or alcohol license.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 167 Cuba Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-382 8288
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