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Che Chorizo - CLOSED

1151 Arawa Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-346 1979
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“churros” (37 reviews)
“chorizo” (88 reviews)
“parrillada” (43 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Peruvian, Latin, Barbecue, Spanish, Argentinian, Chilean, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1151 Arawa Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 356 reviews

Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

There was a fire in December and it destroyed part of the ceiling and forced the business owners to close :-( A shame because it was such a popular restaurant!

2  Thank Kiwigirl341
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Reasonably priced for large portions of food there was however only one option for kids, tortillas, but my kids ate from the main menu and apetizers (aged 4 and 9) Absolutely delicious melting in your mouth meals drinks were made just as good we had...More

Thank kiwifinder
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

On our short stop to Rotorua, we only had one night and so it was imperative we chose the right restaurant. We were very lucky that our choice was the best one. The food was delicious, with lots of variety and very generous portions. The...More

Thank Arthur B
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Not sure why so many have rated this so highly. The emenadas were indeed good, but the main meat platter was reflective of some of my S American travels. Thin cuts of slightly chewy meat with flavor added by shaker and sauce. I'll probably forget...More

Thank BayouWanderer
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Good location, good staff, the quantity of the mains was very good and the empanada was very good. The downfall only is the quality of the meats was not the best as in it was the bad cuts of beef and the pork was chops...More

Thank U9455DGdavid
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We had a delightful experience dining at Che chorizo. The food and service was great. Not only that the food was so yummy, the staff is also very accommodating and knowledgeable on the food items. Even our two guests were so happy that we brought...More

Thank zernicole
Reviewed 9 October 2017

My husband and I went for dinner last night, the food was delicious and we had fabulous service, we went at around 5.30pm. We had the chicken empanadas, raw fish and the pork meatballs, churrios for desert, everything was fresh and beautifully presented, the waitress...More

Thank 416Christina416
Reviewed 4 October 2017

The restaurant didnt look busy but with only two front of house staff it took a long time to complete my meal. Good size portions good prices, bad waiting times. Two tapas to start chorizo and then paella. Came with salad sauce and bread. Churros...More

Thank nzfargo
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Great place for lunch and all washed down with the best Mojo recommend to all for a taste of South America

Thank jasono818
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Had prawns appetizer, beef short ribs and lamb sweetbreads. All meats were incredibly juicy, and in the case of the sweetbreads and beef had the perfect degree of flavourful char. Everything was prepared with gorgeous sauces / marinades. Truly a meatlover’s paradise!

Thank carlyy_car
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$2 - US$24
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
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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