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Che Chorizo Restaurant

1151 Arawa Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-346 1979
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“churros” (32 reviews)
“chorizo” (79 reviews)
“parrillada” (40 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Latin, Barbecue, Argentinian, Chilean, South American, Central American, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1151 Arawa Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

What a great restaurant, awesome find! Great service, yummy food, reasonable price, nice decor and gorgeous atmosphere. Heaps available for us gluten free.

Thank anthonyw818
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just hang around in Rotoruo that to find the restaurant without any expectations to picked a beef(sliced) burger n seafood skewer for late lunch. Wow the burger was very juicy and the home made fries were super tasty. Fresh prawn n mussels that very surprised...More

Thank caren c
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A friend recommended this place to us. our first impression was so great lots of cultural pieces from different parts of South America. Then the food?!! wow. blown away. It was fabulous. It took us straight back to Chile. generous portions full of flavour. we...More

Thank Rosana M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Friendly service. Food arrived very quickly. The mixed grill house specialty was amazing. Everything was very tender and tasty.

Thank Hayden M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The reviews once again did not disappoint. This little gem in Rotorua is well worth a visit. The empanadas were great.. we liked the chicken and the beef. The slow cooked ribs were just mouth watering and the large platter of mixed BBQ meats with...More

1  Thank Rynell H
CheChorizo, Owner at Che Chorizo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

very much! hope to see you again :)

Reviewed 1 week ago

We choose Che Chorizo during our stay in Rotorua and that was good choice.Very good medium rare steak and great Pisco sour

1  Thank Slawek K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would say that this place is a real gem in Rotorua!! From tapas, mains, dessert and cocktails all authentic south American flavours!! Highly recommended place!! Definitely will be back again!!

1  Thank Anthony M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really good food and really good service 👍🏼👍🏼authentic vibes and nice environment. Will be returning 🙂

1  Thank MillieColeman123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a good night at che chorizo. They seemed a bit under staffed early on, but all in all we enjoyed the food and the entertainment. There wasn't much for our GF vegetarian to eat but that's not the restaurant's fault given that South...More

1  Thank diver201
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the food, esp the raw marinated fish (to my surprise). I got the sense they are still getting established and were a little under staffed. Very pleasant however if a little disorganized. Would definitely go back.

1  Thank randEm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1151 Arawa Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-346 1979
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