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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 good30%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“empanadas” (22 reviews)
“short ribs” (12 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 8 October 2015

I loved the warm and comforting feeling that this restaurant has, it takes you to Colombia and gives you an opportunity to feel what it feels like to live in Colombia... The food was mouth watering and cooked just as you want it... The staff...More

Date of visit: October 2015
Thank Tania H
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Awesome atmosphere with superb service love this new area of Takapuna. Food was devine and pricing was very reasonable! Love to visit again soon.

Date of visit: October 2015
Thank oska12345
Reviewed 29 September 2015

This was an fun experience, the two staff were very involved in our lunch ensuring everything was ok. They were more than accomodating to ensure it was gluten free and peanut free. The lunch special was amazing and very well priced. Looking forward to coming...More

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank vegass2015
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Nice Colombian restaurant - not overpriced. Very good food. The steak that I had was awesome. Would definetely come back when I get a chance

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank Mikhail_SQ
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

We stumbled across this place by chance and was blown away by the food! We had the short ribs which were very tender and yummy, as well as Chicharron (pork belly) with arepa. The service was very good and the place looked very clean and...More

Date of visit: September 2015
1  Thank danielcI5823IC
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

El Humero offers a great 'Columbian Steak House' experience. Sitting at the bar, facing the charcoal grill and taking in the feeling and ambience of this rather small restaurant is great. The asado steaks are grilled in front of you by the Columbian Chef. Steaks...More

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank FelixT21
Reviewed 13 September 2015

We visited this restaurant after wandering around Takapuna early one Friday evening. the earlier places we had checked out were either too loud or too full and we happened upon El Humero almost by chance. the restaurant is quite cosy and was also quite full...More

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank Peter0620
Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

If you like slowly cooked pork meat melting in your mouth, if you like sweet and sour tamarind sauce, if you are not a vegetarian you will love this little gem!

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank Walkaroundtheglobe
Reviewed 2 September 2015

We really enjoyed our meal here and thought it was good value for money at around $50 for 2. We would probably return, but we don't usually eat big meals so we'd have to be hungry.

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank Kylie E
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Out in a group of four and stumbled upon this restaurant. Having never eaten Colombian food before we decided to eat here. We quickly found a table as the place was starting to fill up. The wait staff were friendly and very helpful explaining the...More

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank ivs_sege
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Questions & Answers
3 December 2018|
Response from 471stuart | Reviewed this property |
It is licenced but not sure if their licence is BYO too. Ring and check
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, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
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
  • E-mail
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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