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Casita Miro

3 Brown Road | Waiheke Island, Onetangi, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
+64 9-372 7854
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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (198 reviews)
“paella” (61 reviews)
“churros” (24 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Wine Bar, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
3 Brown Road | Waiheke Island, Onetangi, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What can we say but this place is a real find. I would recommend reservations but not always necessary. If you desire something a little different and fabulous, Casita Miro is the bistro for you. I don’t want to spoil the surprise but it is...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 673wendyf
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best meal I have had on the Island. Can understand why this place was brimming packed at midday. Booking Necessary. Bread and dips best I'v ever had, the croquettes are delicious. The harrisa prawns and squid so so tasty as was the lamb main. All...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Hospofanatic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here after receiving recommendations from Trip Advisor and we were so incredibly pleased by our experience. We decided on the set menu and everything served was of excellent quality. The team were very passionate about what they did and the food and wine...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank worldtraveller1290
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Casita Miro for dinner on Friday night to kick off our weekend in Waiheke. Kiwis like to eat early so when we arrived for our reservation at 7:30 the restaurant was pretty much full and dinner service in full swing. The restaurant...More

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

Every moment at this beautiful eatery was just superb. Orlando introduced himself as our host for the evening and he certainly went out of his way for us all night. He was very quick to bring complementary glasses of champagne upon finding out about that...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank sharoneverett79
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! What an absolutely exquisite dining experience. The food & wine was faultless, (have to mention the goat cheese croquettes and the coconut strawberry chantilly), but the service took things to another level. Orlando, our server was so knowledgeable and patient & effortlessly guided our...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Sherpa49024690859
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at Casita Miro during our wine tour. I loved how they paired each wine in our flight with food. We returned for lunch at the end of the tour. Cat's handmade bread with dip and the goat cheese croqeta were great appetizers. The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank 422cathyh
Reviewed 8 November 2018

We visited Casita Miro on a busy Saturday, with a large group of 20. The service we received from every staff member was exceptional, they were so helpful when organising and nothing was a problem. Plus the food and wine was delicious. Definitely a must...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ashleighbwalker
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Really nice food, great atmosphere and kidfriendly. Very friendly service who helped us made a good choice for the food and whine.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank NickyK330
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

My partner and I had planned the infamous Waiheke wine tour and this was our first stop. As it turned out - it was our only stop. We ordered multiple tapas and I’ve honestly never had better. The wine was excellent, the Sav so delicious....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kyle C
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Kiwifarmgirl
10 November 2017|
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Response from ChrisandKahu | Reviewed this property |
They had a la carte mains but tapas style allows you to experience and share - it was 2 months since I visited but I still rate the croquettes
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Chardychef
24 February 2017|
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Response from Flywalkcycleswim | Reviewed this property |
I think it is great for both - yes, you get the vineyard and garden views during the day time but the restaurant and gardens are beautifully lit and if you arrive early evening you will get the best of both worlds.
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Karyn W
16 February 2017|
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Response from fludlle | Reviewed this property |
Hey there, it's quite far in terms of walking if you're not into walking- About 1 hour 40 ! A 40 minute bike ride- very hilly, up and down and up and down the whole way. I've done both and enjoyed it even though it was... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$24 - US$51
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Brown Road | Waiheke Island, Onetangi, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Waiheke Island  >  Onetangi
  • Phone Number: +64 9-372 7854
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Description
Casita Miro is a glass pavilion set on a hill in the middle of a vineyard. The views from the restaurant are across the vineyard and the village to the sea at Onetangi. The restaurant was judged Auckland's Best Rural Restaurant in the 2011 Audi-Metro restaurant awards and it was second place in 2012, and has been a runner up or finalist every year since. It is a very highly ranked Casual Bistro, and the proprietor, Cat Vosper was judged Auckland's Restaurant Personality of the Year for 2011. Casita Miro serves an eclectic mix of Spanish tapas and Moroccan food, using fresh local and New Zealand produce. Even the fish is caught in the sea within a few kilometres of the restaurant. Chef Cristian Hossack has cooked in the a Michelin starred restaurant in the UK, as well as at top class New Zealand restaurants. The owner/manager is Cat Vosper, and the winemaker / mosaicist is Dr Barnett Bond. They are married with three children, one of whom works in the restaurant.
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