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El Humero

40 Hurstmere Road | Shop 3, Takapuna, Auckland 0622, New Zealand
+64 9-489 9973
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good31%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“empanadas” (22 reviews)
“short ribs” (11 reviews)
“steak” (24 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 2 days ago via mobile

Great food, lovely atmosphere, food deliscious. Staff really helpful with food election. Handy location

Thank TaylorFamilyNZ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Caught up with some friends for dinner, they’ve recommended el humero. There is absolutely nothing I can fault. The service was amazing. The food was wow.. 3 of us had ribs my wife had a steak. The meat was falling off the bone, my wife...More

Thank DavidL9244
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fabulous little eatery with very attentive staff. Find a seat indoors and you can watch the staff banter with each other while they cook the meats on an open fire.

Thank Gauri M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is a great little venue. Amazing meat cooked to perfection on the open grill in front of you. They used to have a mixed grill which seems to have been replaced by a meal for 2 option. Which is a bit of a...More

Thank Campbell1981
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely awesome - I love the vibe at this restaurant. The staff are always friendly and the food is always so yummy!

Thank 83anon
Reviewed 11 July 2018

We stumbled on this small eatery in Takapuna, looking for somewhere to have lunch. The restaurant is focused on grilled, barbequed meats which are done to perfection. Accompanied by salad, and corn bread. All food is authentic Colombian, the friendly staff Colombian who were very...More

Thank 471stuart
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Had dinner on a Saturday night, so busy busy, but great service, excellent menu and the sirloin steak I chose with a tamarind sauce was simply divine, very tender, great flavour, and cooked to perfection, i chose a Spanish Tempranillo to accompany this and it...More

Thank christine o
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

What a fabulous restaurant with a variety of food and options. Our first visit to a Columbian restaurant and we loved it. There were four of us and we all ordered different meals and we all tried each other's and we all liked each meal....More

Thank Penelope P
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Great spot to stop in for lunch or dinner. The meat is just melt in your mouth food. Tender and juicy! Sides are good too. Casual seating can be a bit cramped but other than that definitely worth a visit

Thank Rach S
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

We LOVE this place for the food and the hospitality. Our very first visit was on their opening week, they didn’t even have their liquor license yet and we sat at the bar watching the chef cook our meal. It’s the best spot in the...More

Thank TwlFaS
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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$20
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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
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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