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El Humero

40 Hurstmere Road | Shop 3, Takapuna, Auckland 0622, New Zealand
+64 9-489 9973
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good30%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“empanadas” (22 reviews)
“short ribs” (11 reviews)
“steak” (27 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Latin, South American, Colombian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
40 Hurstmere Road | Shop 3, Takapuna, Auckland 0622, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I enjoy coming here on my own or with friends! Great meats with interesting twist so the servers are very helpful in explaining the menu. It’s a fav! Salads, potato sides, etc... they’ve got it.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sawhira
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Colombian meatlovers delight! Superb flavours from the charcoal, great service and an all-round very satisfy in mg experience. This restaurant is small so best book a table in advance. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank CalMacK996
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Randomly found this place on google maps thought the pics on their google page looked yummy...did not disappoint. The place was packed when we got there so they txt us when a table became available, which was fairly quick. Waitress was super helpful as we...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank EmmaPuletaha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always a pleasure to dine out at El Humero when we are in Takapuna. Awesome service. Great atmosphere. Good food. This place gets packed up very quickly, so come early or book a table.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Edsia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I just had a meal at this place after not being here for a year or so. Its still amazing, they are the nicest people and the short rib still rocks my world. Possibly the best meal in Takapuna, you wont be disappointed with any...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 993reidm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! What an amazing place. We got seated at the bar which overlooks the grill where the chefs are cooking the meat. If you ever wanted a first class experience of watching how a piece of meat goes from the raw ingredient to being served...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Scottishsuese
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very cool place hidden in Takapuna. Good steak and friendly staff. A bit noisy for a business meeting but this is a small detail. A bit pricey but overall quality is very good. Perfect for small families

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Flavio S
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Loved the wood fired smells & all encompassing comforting aura. The staff had awesome recommendations, great service & great accompianing Argentinian wine. Cosy, warm & hearthy space. I'll be booking my birthday dinner for a crowd here for sure as they have a great shared...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kirsty T
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Have visited 4 times and every time the food is just perfect! meat is tender, moist and cooked as requested. Staff are friendly and accomodating

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Dan B
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

This is a great spot on the north shore, food was really tasty , great portion sizes and friendly service Highly recommend

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank simonmD1663QL
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22 January 2018|
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Response from RiwaiG1 | Reviewed this property |
Entrees Pinchos - Skewers Grilled Beef or Chicken skewers with onions and capsicum $13.00 Longaniza with Arepa Traditional cured and dried pork sausage prepared on the grill served with Arepa $13.00 Chorizo with... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Hurstmere Road | Shop 3, Takapuna, Auckland 0622, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  North Shore  >  Takapuna
  • Phone Number: +64 9-489 9973
l Humero is the first traditional Colombian-style barbecue restaurant in New Zealand. We deliver a culinary experience that showcases the classic and rustic elements of Colombia. When you will visit El Humero, you will feel that you have magically been transported to Colombia through our mouth-watering Colombian-style barbecue dishes prepared fresh over traditional wood-fired and charcoal grills. We promise that you will walk away with a lasting taste of our food and the warmth of the Colombian people.
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