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Faridas Cafe Bar Restaurant & Icecream

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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Italian, French, European, Mediterranean
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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All reviews beef cheeks ice cream salad decided to give it a try wonderful food last night jaz chef entrees vegetables presentation menus
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended Faridas from a friend who told us it was the best Italian food in Auckland. So Faridas had big boots to fill before we even arrived! Upon arrival we were a little underwhelmed by the decor but the restaurant was clean and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank DJDDubz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called in and had ice cream after being to the beach. The ice cream serves were amazing and a great size. The pries were fair for ice cream. We were served promptly and efficiently for our purchase.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Karen M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to Faridas last night after several recommendations but the chef must have had the night off. We waited for 45 minutes before we got a glass of water and another 45 minutes before we saw any food. It was busy but not full. Two...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Savvytravellr123
Reviewed 27 November 2018

On Monday 27 of us went to Faridas for a Xmas lunch, I did a deal with Jaz, the owner, for Glazed ham, roast veges and salad with mini pass for dessert, wow what a meal it was fabulous, very generous with the ham, Thanks...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sydnee123
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

We went for the first time this evening and had the best meal we have had locally in a long time. We also had deserts which were absolutely delicious. Think this will now be our regular eatery.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Passenger824363
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

This is a really great place food was Devine, staff really lovely. I would go there again and again.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank purfkt
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Wait staff were pleasant and attentive - easy to do with a half empty restaurant. Food was fair - didn't have the flair or wow factor that we expected for the price but was nothing to complain about. Desserts were generously sized and very rich....More

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We had beef cheeks and duck confit. Beef cheeks were very tender and flaversome with madh and bricollini. Was served very quickly after ordering, as if sitting out in kitchen waiting to come out. Ordered creme caramel, had a gel trpe covering on top and...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Nihonihoohura
Reviewed 17 March 2018

This really is a case of don't judge a book by it's cover the exterior and interior are not prepossessing. What you are coming for is the glorious food. Strolled along the beach front restaurants and the menus were a bit ho hum. Made the...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank AucklandNicolaM
Reviewed 11 March 2018

OMG....just over a year ago we tried this gem of a restaurant for the first time at the start of our 2017 holiday. A year later we are back and so happy to see that Faridas is going stronger. The restaurant was very full. Managed...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank M1312PNsuem
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