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Red Crab

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19 Kalmia Street | Ellerslie, Ellerslie, New Zealand
579 3201
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our waiter was attentive. Our meals which were average in quality came quickly after ordering. No wifi was available.

Thank kdm8
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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130 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has become my 'go to' local lunch restaurant. Its fantastic value for money and authentic Thai choices

Thank Bill D
Auckland, New Zealand
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38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Grabbed take-out from here on Friday night. If we were made of money, we would have also grabbed take-out from here every night of the week. The food here is AMAZING. We had two mains, satay kebabs, and coconut rice. It tasted great and was reasonably priced. The only bad thing I would say about is that there weren't enough... More 

Thank S S
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

4 of us decided to dine out after the Ellerslie races and we were really pleased we stopped in. A good menu (Thai ) & well priced. We had 3 selections & We all enjoyed our meals. It was fairly busy and the staff were pleasant. There is a small parking lot but plenty of street parking after 6pm.

Thank Brenda G
Auckland, New Zealand
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

I've only ever eaten here for lunch so have only ordered off the lunch menu and I have not been disappointed. Staff are very friendly, food is out in 10mins but do be prepared to wait if it's a busy, has taken up to 25mins so I now order ahead of time!

Thank HildaParaha
Wellington, New Zealand
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

A great local venue when staying at the Novotel nearby... the food was fantastic and the premises clean and inviting. Service was fantastic too... I'd love to go back sometime... big thumbs up 👍

Thank Philip S
Auckland, New Zealand
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37 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The food at this restaurant is fabulous very tasty and good value. The staff are very pleasant and friendly.

Thank Chazzbazz
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71 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Staff are friendly and very welcoming and they will cook dishes not on the menu if they are not busy (Fried Rice etc). Portions are generous. Parking outside is limited but street parking available.

Thank LisaBrickell
Auckland, New Zealand
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Excellent place to have a quick lunch break , parking can be difficult but this is a cheap restaurant with fresh and delicious food . I love spice and they have it in abundance . Don't go to the abundant crap cafe's in penrose when you can have lovely freshly cooked Thai food here .Less than $50 feeds 2 including... More 

Thank stevelamb7777
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65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

On our visit to Auckland we met friends at the restaurant to find it was lovely and warm with a nice Thai atmosphere We were greeted warmly by the staff, we ordered a selection of Thai Foods and it was amazing, have to try the whole snapper and soft shell crab, my wife is Thai and loved the food and... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Asian, Thai, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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  • Address: 19 Kalmia Street | Ellerslie, Ellerslie, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Ellerslie
  • Phone Number: 579 3201

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?