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Coco's Cantina

376-378 Karangahape Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-300 7582
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“polenta chips” (19 reviews)
“pork belly” (15 reviews)
“arancini” (3 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
376-378 Karangahape Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

We had just landed in Auckland and wandered from our hotel, stumbling on Co Co’s by chance. It was heaving, but they found us a table and we enjoyed an excellent meal from their Monday date night special menu. Excellent value, and great food too....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank anonNewcastle
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Coco's Cantina seems to reverberate with good vibes. Certainly our server was upbeat, informative & proud to be working @ Coco's. And, she touted all the dishes on the relatively short menu. As newbies we were not familiar with the menu, but many of the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank HaljoHal
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Service was friendly and quick even with some larger groups coming in. Food was delicious, recomend the tiramisu. Price was reasonable.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Kelly E
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Coco’s has almost reached iconic status on the Karangahape Road strip and that’s largely because the food is sensationally good. Using top quality local produce to develop an essentially Italian menu I have never had a bad meal there. My favourite dish is the melt-in-your...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank ThriceWoe
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

So we got the polenta chips, because they're super famous, and they were indeed delicious. Filling and golden and crispy and creamy on the inside. Everything you dream of in a polenta chip. You only get a few, but they're enough. Then I ordered off...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Kelsy F
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

I swear to god this restaurant served me some of the best food I've ever eaten. The isn't much to choose from on the menu, but they do everything so well!! A little bit on the expensive side....but you definitely get what you pay for!...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank LarissaS3448
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Good food, great service. Obviously an in spot as very busy and waiting list for seating. Not cheap but about average for K Road. Wife says batman is "cute", and others enjoyed the pork dishes. My risotto was excellent and we all enjoyed he mezzanine...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Bertn
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Have been wanting to go here for a year now but only got to it recently. No waiting time which was awesome and we were placed near the back of the restaurant to escape the hustle bustle and the loud music which we enjoyed. Service...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank kejme340
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Had our final meal in NZ with friends at this little beauty. This is one of those places that you would have as a favourite little local. Friendly efficient staff, good food and a nice bustling atmosphere. Not at all flashy but for sure I...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank mfoundas
Reviewed 18 May 2018

1st time at Coco's and will be back. With a group of 20 plus and the superb, super-friendly wait team coped without a hitch. Even when turning on the lights and politely letting the final hangers-on, time, folks. Cosy, funky…bit noisy for this partially deaf...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank GraemeSNZ
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michelle l
5 May 2017|
Response from Fernando_Cortez86 |
My experience at cocos is: don't say anything you wouldnt say to your nana. It's a family business, a family affair. If you went to a family dinner and complained to your sister that your steak was fatty while the rest of... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 376-378 Karangahape Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-300 7582
  • E-mail
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