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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” (25 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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21 - 30 of 222 reviews

Reviewed 19 April 2018

Went on a friend's recommendation - and I don't regret going but wouldn't necessarily be eager to go back. Food was interesting but bland, atmosphere was noisy and busy, service was amateur. Meh!

Thank elia1529
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Great selection of smoked meats. Good service with selection of South / Latin American wine and drinks

Thank Ray J
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

We decided to go here for lunch based on a reccomendation. The setting and character were good, and the service was great. The food however was very dissapointing. We ordered the platter style meal for four at $120.00. The majority of the meats were dry,...More

Thank john j
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Had dinner here with my husband. It was pretty busy but we enjoyed the atmosphere and how quickly the food came out despite how busy they were.

Thank jackiie88
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Visited on a Monday night, it was busy and humming with atmosphere. Service was quick and polite, menu and sauces were explained to us. We tried the steak, short rib and pork - the steak was best followed by the ribs. Sauces were really good....More

Thank clairebi62
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Been here a few times, always really busy took the family last time who were out from Ireland - food great kids were accommodated apart from sauces being a little hot & no alternative. Short rib at this place is amazing, in fact I am...More

Thank CNAuckland
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Had lovely dinner here. A small restaurant aimed at moving people through fairly quickly the food is very good and we received service with a smile. Definitely recommend a visit.

Thank WOLTA123
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our dinner here. Food arrived promptly. Generous size and very yummy! Service was great. Was very busy for a Wednesday evening we went. Should have booked a table otherwise sit at the bar or go on waiting list. Unfortunately they don't take...More

Thank OdyPudding
Reviewed 1 March 2018

I turned up without a booking and was greeted with a smile and a seat at the bar overlooking the open kitchen. The staff member that took my order explained the menu very well along with the options. I ordered the marinated pork shoulder which...More

Thank Kingsteps
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Went for the great reviews and to try something different, our table of 6 shared the platter - it was enough for 6 just but could have had a little more, only about 4 mouthfuls in the expensive glass of wine but I guess that's...More

Thank Gemma B
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, 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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