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Frida Cocina Mexicana & Tequila Bar

85-89 Customs Street West | Viaduct Basin, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-356 7090
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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (13 reviews)
“fajitas” (10 reviews)
“chilli” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
85-89 Customs Street West | Viaduct Basin, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 157 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Sorry guys, I was quite excited to check out your restaurant, I love me some tacos, but honestly after 1) nearly waiting for an hour for my order (which is a particular bummer when dining alone), 2) the tacos having the texture of cardboard and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Dave_in_NZ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch at Frida's today, very average food I had two tacos and they were both very bland lacked seasoning and flavour, very very average food and over priced for what it was - will not be going back

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank lizzy007_11
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

I asked if the chicken was spicy hot, the attendant replied only a little. Well after one mouthful I had to drink a bottle of water to put out the fire! $16 for a mouthful of fire=Ripped off!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 555borism
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Very friendly and quick service. The food was very tasty - big portions too. The meal was reasonably priced and the location is lovely. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Nicola B
Reviewed 13 October 2018

After wandering around the Viaduct, we stopper at Frida for Mexican food. We weren't disappointed. Good food, friendly services and great Sangria!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank fiedm0955
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

We never ever eat that bad in a Mexican Restaurant. Not even the chips were good. Service is fine and the staff is nice but the food is terrible. They were looking for a new chef so hopefully it will get better but we will...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ilovegi
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We visited on a Monday night and we were instantly greeted and made to feel very welcome. The waiters were very attentive and throughout the evening asked if we needed anything. The food we ordered came out quickly and it was full of flavour.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mariazed
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

How can any Mexican restaurant mess up nachos? This one did! After a very long wait served us cold nachos with almost no cheese. Sent them back but the second time was worse. The chips were burned and still no cheese. Horribly slow service both...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Culture1306
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

We stumbled across this place on a Friday night. We were looking for a place to eat but I also was craving a really nice cocktail. We were quickly greeted and given a few seating options. I ordered a margarita which came with 3 size...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jessbear12
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Yet to find really good Mexican food outside of Mexico and this place proves the point. No depth of flavour to any of the dishes we ordered; everything just a little bland, flat it has to be said

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank KAF0460
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85-89 Customs Street West | Viaduct Basin, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-356 7090
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