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Maldito Mendez - CLOSED

136 Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby Central, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
+64 9-378 9107
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“taco” (5 reviews)
“ceviche” (7 reviews)
“chicken” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Latin, Central American, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
136 Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby Central, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We returned here to enjoy the soft taco fish and soft taco crispy coconut chicken. They were just as good as we remembered them to be. Washed down with great tasting red sangria flavoured with raspberry, peach and orange. A stunning way to start our...More

Thank Kiwitraveller502011
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Wow. Seriously. OMG. Tonight I spent $40 on dinner and it was the best thing I've spent money on in 6 months! That's saying something. I love this places food. I am still thinking about it 5 hours after I finished. I had 3 things....More

Thank networkn
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Chose this spot for a casual Goodbye dinner for a good friend, the restaurant tailored a menu to suit. On arrival super friendly service, these guys were really great and nothing was too much trouble, the food was staggered and it was in a word...More

Thank Fi R
Reviewed 23 January 2017

always been a favourite place for a healthy and interesting meal..the new addition of a t bone steak is must..400 grams perfectly aged and cooked the staples of fish tacos ceviche and empanadas are still amazing,,the menu is very well priced for quality

Thank Eric S
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Best Mexican food I've ever had. Beautiful fresh ingredients, very fragrant and flavourful. Highly recommended. Had the crispy chicken taco with some guac on the side, great service and atmosphere, looking forward to coming back.

Thank Phillip H
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely casual dinner here with the family. Pretty good margarita, the taco's were perfect (the vegetarian one was exceptionally tasteful!) and staff were very friendly. It's a relatively small place and it was nearly fully booked on a Wednesday night - so suggest...More

Thank belgian_family_in_uk
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

The food was not really good, a friend and I have been sick just after. The waiters are unpleasants and the kitchen look really disgusting. One advise : find an other Mexican restaurant on Ponsonby, there are plenty of them.

Thank Rémi G
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Came here for dinner with my mother, I was a little put off by the small menu but ordered the spicy fish and she ordered the pork belly skewers. WOW. Amazing food, the flavours complimented each other so well in our respective dishes it really...More

Thank Witty A
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

The service was superb, the entrees just kept coming and were so nice. And then the main was just a great range of fabulous flavors. We will use them again.

Thank Paul P
Reviewed 5 December 2016

We had Maldito Mendez cater for our work Xmas function and not only was the food great, but their service was incredible. Highly recommended.

Thank Scott R
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  • Address: 136 Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby Central, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-378 9107
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