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Aunty Mena's Vegetarian Cafe

167 Cuba Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-382 8288
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • 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 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 Trevor L
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
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

It was the first vegan chinese restaurant my friend and I came across after more than 10 Days in NZ (other than Indian food). We were so excited to have a more decent meal. Ordered the nasi lemak and laksa. The laksa was tasty but...More

Thank CTJL
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

This place is very heartwarming, the light yellow walls are bright and comforting, and the food and environment are a great mix of modern and traditional. The food they serve is completely compassionate and they are a very well loved restaurant in Wellington shown partly...More

1  Thank LaurenN1233
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

After a long day of traveling and exploring Wellington we stopped at this lovely place. The food was amazing for a great price. I wish we were in Wellington for a longer time so we could eat here again!

Thank Lucija D
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

I came here with my husband- it was our second time in Wellington and we had been advised to dine at Meena’s by several people. The menu is all vegetarian/vegan and the dishes were simply divine. We opted for several starters- the veggie nuggets in...More

1  Thank AmishaCam
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

This is my local go to place for vegan eating. My comfort food place where I take my book and sit in the corner and read or watch the world go by. The food is excellent! Always good, filling and reasonably priced. I bring anyone...More

Thank Lizzie M
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

This was my third time here and I have thoroughly enjoyed everything each time. The food is cooked so quickly and everything we’ve ordered is delicious. I love that it’s a fully vegan place - walking in and knowing I can eat anything in there...More

Thank SaffronClark
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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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