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Reviewed 1 June 2023 via mobile

Our party of seven was happy and full. Amazing authentic tapas, home cooked. Veggie chips delicious. Prawns, wagyu beef sliders heavenly. Lamb top notch tender. Every item on the menu, which we had all of, was startlingly good. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 28 October 2022

What a huge improvement since last time I visited here. Quick and tasty and filling meal. Last time I left hungry, this time it has a 100% improvement. I would go back here again and take a group or family.

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 3 September 2022

Carol and I have dined here several times. Food always has been delicious and for under (just) $100 we felt that 4 Tapas, a wine and a beer was good value. Staff couldn't be more friendly and helpful. It isn't a "flash place" ..Iti s...comfortable and welcoming. Try them.More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 15 July 2022 via mobile

Great food and service but really expensive for such small portions. As 4 friends our meal was on average $55 each excluding drinks! for nice but standard plain food.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 9 July 2022 via mobile

A group of 5 of us girls had the pleasure of dining here, I have been a number of times in the past and always thoroughly enjoyed the meal and service so was keen to share the experience with friends…. It did not disappoint!! Service...was top notch and we ended up getting 10 x dishes between the 5 of us and it was more than enough food for everyone and every single dish was delicious. Highlights for me were the ribs, mustard chicken, prawns and beef cheeks. The chef and manager was amazing and friendly and seemed to be sure every table was happy with their food and enjoying themselves. After eating way too much- of course there was still a little room for dessert which was equally as amazing as the tapas. The dessert platter was perfect and had little tastes of the churros (with choc sauce), creme brulee and a rhubarb cheesecake. There literally could not have been a better way to finish off such an amazing meal. Looking forward to my next visit already!More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 27 May 2022 via mobile

We visited here based purely on its trip advisor ratings and were sorely disappointed The service was good, friendly and efficient but unfortunately the food was disappointing. The lamb was basically just a flavourless casserole. Arancini tasted processed and bland and same could be said...for the other two dishes we choseMore

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 18 April 2022 via mobile

Went to this local Tapas restaurant to celebrate as a family our son getting top marks in his Spanish test. The service here was second to none. The staff were knowledgeable, attentive and great value. The food was a triumph with something for everyone. Highlights...were the fish tacos, the Andalusian Lamb, Arancini and the delicious dessert platter. Our 11 year old wants to come back for his birthday next months which has to be high praise indeed!!More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 5 July 2021

Nice intimate atmosphere, delicious food, good service. We will definitely return. It would be great to see more options on the menu in future

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 28 March 2021 via mobile

Poco Loco was a favourite for many years when we lived in the area so we decided to try it again while visiting last week. We were so pleased to find they still have a delicious menu, with new tasty treats that we hadn’t tried...before. Everything was scrumptious, but the Greek lamb cutlets were especially tender and juicy, the chicken the right amount of crunchy, and the dessert tasting plate really made it with the mini churros and tiny brûlée! Highly recommend for those who like tapa style eating out.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 21 January 2021 via mobile

We have been meaning to try this establishment for 14 years. We finally got there! Excellent staff, knowledgable, great service, very enjoyable and tasty food and good sized portions, three dishes more than ample for a couple. Thoroughly enjoyed the experience and atmosphere especially the...music that just completes the Spanish influence.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 12 December 2020

Poco Loco may be Pukekohe’s most popular restaurant, but I hope that it isn’t the best. The tapas was tedious, with patatas bravas being merely fried potato chunks splashed with a bottled tomato ketchup, and no discernible flavouring of any other kind. The best dish...of the four we ate was the grilled asparagus wrapped in bacon; the other two were so unremarkable that I’ve forgotten already what they were.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 10 October 2020

Amazing gluten free food with great knowledge about cross contamination - they have a separate deep fryer for GF food. Everything was delicious, friendly helpful team and a great atmosphere!

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 10 August 2020

Went for a birthday dinner & found it hard to decide what to have among the delectable choices. Were very happy & took some home for snacks the next day. Our appetizers - arancino good & brussel sprouts so good we must try it at...home. Beef cheek fantastic, slider a smaller portion but lovely. Churro & cheesecake delicious too, especially a creative cheesecake. We are keen to return; now they only do dinner Tues-SunMore

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 25 February 2020 via mobile

Lovely food, good selection of beers, and a super-friendly waitress from Wisconsin. Really enjoyable evening.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 15 February 2020

Having dined at PocoLoco multiple times in the past and loving everything about the place we decided to order some takeaway dishes to celebrate a special occasion. The food was just as beautiful as served fresh in the restaurant. The menu shows off the superb...summer produce and the staff are always super friendly and accomodating to difficult dietary requirements. Would recommend this restaurant to everyone and will be back soon for the new menu -A very happy and forever loyal customerMore

Date of visit: February 2020
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POCO LOCO TAPAS RESTAURANT, Pukekohe - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews

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Yes, Poco Loco Tapas Restaurant offers takeaway services.

Poco Loco Tapas Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4