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Cafe Midnight Express Restaurant

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59 Victoria Street West, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Wed 12:00 - 14:00
Thu - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 22:00
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2012

I had been to Midnight Express once before and had enjoyed the meal, so when the wife wanted a night out on the town, I suggested Midnight Express for dinner. The wife was a little bit apprehensive about it as shes never had Turkish food before, but we went in and even though we had no booking and they were... More 

Brisbane Australia
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31 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2012

We recently had 4 days in Auckland and had lunch at the Midnight Express Cafe. As we enjoyed it so much we returned there with friends. The restaurant is in Victoria Street very near the Sky Tower. It's licensed and serves Middle Eastern food at a reasonable price. Auckland is chocka full of food places but this one seemed very... More 

1 Thank pace84
Auckland, New Zealand
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161 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2012

Having driven past Midnight Express countless times and liking the look of it, we finally got around to making it there for dinner one night. It was a busy night but we had made a reservation - which they had somehow missed, so they ended up squeezing us in at a table right next to the door. The Maître d'... More 

2 Thank AEM967
Vail, Colorado
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2012

Wanted turkish food, placed looked crowded so grabbed a table. Not a BYO place. Got the menu sampler that is $33 each. SPLIT this. The first course alone is enough for three people but the dinner plates come and forget it. The salad was fresh and amazing. The dips all were good except the spicy fruit relish, just too sweet.... More 

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61 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2012

Have been coming here for over 10 yrs when I'm in Auckland. This place does consistently good Middle Eastern food at great value. Service is good and restaurant is popular. A great place to get a good meal at resonable prices.

Thank mackem70
Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2012

Amazing food. Well priced. Very happy with the whole experiance.

Thank lauren f
Durango, Colorado
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133 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2012

I liked this place so much that after dining for lunch, I came back for dinner a few nights later, and then a month later. The food is delicious and plentiful. The service is impeccable. It was crowded at lunch with downtown office folks and busy at night with tourists, dates, and families celebrating a birthday. Atmosphere makes you feel... More 

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2011

Found this place a couple of nights previous however we were unable to get in to eat as it was fully booked. We booked for the sunday night in case and to our surprise found it very quiet. This is Turkish fayre and very pleasant it was too. Had enogh to fill a gap and not too much to be... More 

Thank CiderMonkey
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 May 2010

Great food and good service. Matched anything I had when I was in Istanbul. Run by Turks so its the real deal. Should be further up the rankings.

Thank Mfoggy
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Reviewed 19 June 2008

Food--- amazing. service--- total flop. price--- pretty good. Great company--- Excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 Victoria Street West, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: 303-0312

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?