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Besos Latinos

$$ - $$$Mexican, Latin,
M16-41 Elliott Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-303 0217
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (23 reviews)
“asado” (3 reviews)
“tortillas” (7 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Latin, Central American, International, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
M16-41 Elliott Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quality food in a unique restaurant. Quite different experience. Original dishes and awesome drinks especially Margaritas and other Mexican cocktails

1  Thank Salar J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant had a great atmosphere, it was very busy and we did wait quite some time before our order was taken. The margaritas were amazing, it was a treat to watch the professionals make the cocktails. The food was good, we ordered a few...More

Thank shazzzalongley
Reviewed 21 July 2017

This is one of my favourite places in Elliot Stables. They have a varied menu but we usually go for the tacos, quesadillas etc. The bean dip is also yummy! The prices are reasonable. We usually get a selection of food and share it. Perfect...More

Thank Twinky1974
Reviewed 20 July 2017

It was quiet the night we dropped in with only a couple of tables occupied but unlike other outlets in Elliot Stables on elliot Street, this place has its own seating area inside the restaurant. The waiter was entertaining and friendly, helpful with things like...More

Thank Ian L
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

The place is very vibrant, lovely and attentive staff. Only downfall is that the menu is bit overpriced compared to the quality of food being served. As there are other restaurant chains which serve better quality with the same price or even less.

Thank peppynicku
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Headed over to Besos Latinos for lunch. The restaurant is hidden away deep inside Elliot Stables with a beautiful set up. Inside has a real atmosphere of Mexico with Mother Mary and a architectural flavour of Mexico. The food is great and the Linch menu...More

1  Thank LaiJunior
Reviewed 22 June 2017

After dining at Besos Latinos I felt so proud to be Mexican! This place is an excellent example of how incredible the Mexican cuisine is and what any Mexican restaurant should aim to achieve. Not only the service and atmosphere were fantastic but also all...More

1  Thank Juan Pablo F
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

We had dinner at this place while visiting Auckland. Located in beautiful place that hosts a few restaurants, this place looks authentic and promising. The service was good but the food was quite disappointing. The fish tacos and the beef Asado I tried where not...More

Thank Avi_Shaul
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Very unimpressed...... with so much competition around you would think that the Chef would at least make an effort on the presentation. Four mains were all different but garnished identically, the fish and chicken were overcooked and didn't seem fresh, the rice tasted like it...More

Thank erinmF5869RN
besoslatinos, General Manager at Besos Latinos, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Hola Erin! Many thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts with us. All our customers feedback is extremely valuable so we appreciate your good intentions on helping us to improve. It is important to mention that we are not a mexican restaurant, what...More

Reviewed 5 May 2017

Bills itself as "the first authentic Latin American gourmet restaurant in New Zealand". In the trendy upscale Elliott Stables "food court" on Elliott St. close to Wellesley St. West. We had a reservation for dinner on Easter Sunday, but it wasn't necesary... there were quite...More

1  Thank Brian M
besoslatinos, General Manager at Besos Latinos, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Hola Brian! many thanks for your kind review. We are currently in the process of training new waiting staff so apologies about the slow service. Have a great day! :-)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:45
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: M16-41 Elliott Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-303 0217
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