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Barrilla Dumpling

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571 Dominion Road, Mount Eden 1041, New Zealand
+64 9-638 8032
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Wellington, New Zealand
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52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a fully Chinese venue well patronised by Chinese families and some Europeans. Our table had seven family and was treated to excellent Chinese dishes and very good service. The staff were very helpfully and each dish that was ordered was ample for each person to have a good sampling. The dumplings and sweet and sour dishes were very... More 

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Thank Rodney B
Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Big fan of the Barrilla Dumplings. Quality dumpling, and like pretty much everything else too (Except for the Gong-Pao Chicken, which is a bit too sweet and weird.) Dumplings are juicy, delicious. Price is reasonable. Staff are busy for sure but they tries to be responsive as much as they can. In general, I like to try out different restaurants,... More 

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Thank Chestnutelf
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Been to Barrilla Dumpling a few times now. The staff are really terrible and lack any sign of warmth or friendliness, but it's ok as the food is awesome! The dumplings are perfect, absolutely delicious. We had a couple of other (non dumpling) items from the menu too which were also delicious. The standout dish was the "fried french bean... More 

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Thank minak423
Auckland, New Zealand
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

The staff here show not a sign of warmth or friendliness. The food is so good (and so it should be...dumplings aren't that difficult) that we go there quite often and every time wish there was just a flicker of gratitude or something...going to the counter causes a slamming down of an account, and not one word of thanks. A... More 

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Thank JiaYee82
Auckland, New Zealand
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

always had good food here - they do dumplings to take away and cook at home too. Even our 12 year old loves these!

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Thank Dave M
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

NOT IMPRESSED! have been here before and yes it's always busy but the service I got on Saturday was awful!! We came in about 1pm - ordered our food and had a stroppy rude lady serve us! we ordered the Braised pork and pickled cabbage - along with some dumplings. Once she came to serve it she dumped it on... More 

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Thank AnnabeL T
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Came here for lunch with family and nearly 4 year old daughter . She ate 8 dumplings! So good. Ordered pork and coriander steamed dumplings and also prawn and pork steamed shaomai (possibly spelt wrong sorry). Fabulous.

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Thank Emma T
Sandringham
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Our family of 5, often with friends in tow, have regularly visited this place for dinner and have never been disappointed. Always busy, there is at times a need to wait for a table to become available and the staff are busy, polite but can appear a bit abrupt but that sort of adds to the busy atmosphere. Food is... More 

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Thank R W
Sydney
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61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Staff were disinterested and quite rude - pushing people from table to table. They forgot our order and pretended that they hadn't taken it. The dumplings were average and dry. Overall, disappointing. How the Metro Cheap Eats could have called these dumplings little pillows of joy is beyond me. They need to try a decent Din Tai Fung somewhere in... More 

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Thank Kleckerweise
Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Took the family along for a break from the normal Sunday roast. Everyone enjoyed their meals immensely. As per the sizzling beef and sweet and sour pork were delicious! Dumplings also were amazing. Service could be a little better but was adequate. It didn't detract from the good time we all had.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 571 Dominion Road, Mount Eden 1041, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Mount Eden
  • Phone Number: +64 9-638 8032

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