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Big Fish Eatery

3/710 Great South Rd | Penrose, Auckland Central, Auckland 1061, New Zealand
+64 9-525 7811
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“karaage chicken” (15 reviews)
“soft shell crab” (17 reviews)
“bao” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3/710 Great South Rd | Penrose, Auckland Central, Auckland 1061, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Thank you to my friend Jayden that took us to this restaurant. William the owner is super friendly and greeted us as we arrive. The foods and beers are amazing. We ate untill we drop. We were very full however we kept eating and eating...More

Thank wendywhite0717
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

good asian fusion food. the mains portions are a bit on the small side but the deserts are a must have (esp the cookie dough cake)

Thank Samuel W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Big fish small prices. Best food in Auckland. Don't mess around anywhere else. Buy 3 beers free takoyaki wowza

Thank Matt B
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Enjoyed all our food and just had to ha e dessert...or should I say squeeze it in... Nicely presented and it was busy with people comin in all the time, but the food was brought in a timely manner and a relaxed atmosphere...

Thank kiwisahoy
Reviewed 7 February 2018

The food, the service and the restaurant itself were all excellent. MY only complaint would be the food did not all come out together, it took an hour to receive the last order.

Thank rhondah305
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

We recently went to this restaurant for dinner, what a fantastic place. Very busy little restaurant and it is easy to see why. The food is amazing. The Sambal Chilli Chicken a favourite as was the Bulgogi Beef. The atmosphere was vibrant and a real...More

Thank athenry22
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

This place was recommended by a friend. Service was average. My meal didn’t arrive and apparently was ready when I had to leave and pay for the meal that had arrived for my friend. Watching many people who came later than me eat before me...More

Thank regular_traveller456
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

My friend raves about this place so went there for lunch. I left the ordering to him and he ordered the karage chicken, which were large pieces covered in cornflakes, tender but not great. Next was a beef dish, large slices a little under cooked,...More

Thank John491
Reviewed 12 January 2018

es this restaurant is in a fairly unusual place but it is well worth the visit. It has a really interesting menu and the flavours of the dishes and also quality of ingredients are very very good - and for a reasonable price. We can...More

Thank Stu&Mich
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Went here for lunch today. Ordered a range of food for a business lunch. The service was ok, they were busy. The duck salad was a 5 /10. The karage chicken was nice, the soft shell crab tasted weird, the rest of the food was...More

Thank Sean H
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Questions & Answers
31 January 2017|
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Response from rage4blade | Reviewed this property |
You can check their menu online Mains would be about $15, most expensive on the menu is $30. The portions are quite big for me, but I eat like a bird :p
31 January 2017|
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Response from Bulldox | Reviewed this property |
$5-$25 for the full menu. Their main meals are decent sizes as well!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3/710 Great South Rd | Penrose, Auckland Central, Auckland 1061, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-525 7811
  • E-mail
At Big Fish Eatery we take pride in serving a modern take on traditional Pan Asian cuisine. We are inspired by bold Asian flavours, beautiful produce and fresh ingredients to create authentic tantalising dishes. We provide a delivery service to nearby neighborhoods or dine in and takeaways.
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