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Barracuda Restaurant and Cafe

) #530 of 1,891 Restaurants in Auckland $$ - $$$ European,
32 The Esplanade | Eastern Beach, Auckland 2012, New Zealand
+64 9-534 4943
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
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“lamb shank” (5 reviews)
“bruschetta” (3 reviews)
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European, New Zealand
$$ - $$$
32 The Esplanade | Eastern Beach, Auckland 2012, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a lunch abd it was excellent. Restaurant was packed. Atmosphere is cosy and goid excellent.

Thank Wanda F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think there may have been a change of owner. Didn't see the couple who had been the owners for some years. Anyway, if there has it is for the better. My main, "fish of the day" Gurnard, was very nice. The lady who may...More

Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Another delightful dinner, with well-cooked, beautifully presented food served by friendly people in a relaxed but tasteful setting. I love the certainty that the food will always be good. Last night we had pan fried fish of the day - gurnard - with creamy polenta...More

Thank SheilaRed
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We had 18 at Barracuda for a family lunch recently and it was perfect. We love the location across the road from the sea and and the relaxed atmosphere there. Every one of our family enjoyed the food, it was so well presented and the...More

Thank MarineViewRetreat
Reviewed 27 May 2017

What a gorgeous spot! And what a gorgeous restaurant! We couldn't fault it. We arrived for lunch on a stunning winter's day so we were very excited to be seated by the front window which had an incredible million-dollar view. My husband is a coeliac...More

Thank foodlover27264
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Just the best meal we have had for a long time. Service was faultless, food delicious and plentiful. Will definitely be back.

Thank mari0nm55
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Great consistent food here. Reasonably priced. Menu could use a couple more Vege options.. But staff are happy to accommodate also. Arancini balls are delish as is the bruschetta. A nice seaside place for brunch.

Thank Leah Taylor M
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Maybe getting a bit tired? Food is OK. Setting is great. Service is friendly. The Fish of the day was nice but cold (sitting there waiting for he other meals to be cooked?)

Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Barracuda is on the beachfront and has an awesome outlook over the Hauraki Gulf. Even though it was pouring down was a good spot. Team was very friendly and service quick . Good food, lamb shank was beautiful and venison was well cooked and looked...More

Thank lilgemk
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The area we were seated was cramped at the back of the restaurant on a long uncomfortable bench seat and very noisy. We enjoyed our food but the experience was dulled by the fact that the restaurant was very busy, the wait staff tried their...More

Thank Tracy P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
European, New Zealand
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 The Esplanade | Eastern Beach, Auckland 2012, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-534 4943
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