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Poco Loco Tapas Restaurant

15 Queen Street, Pukekohe, Auckland 2120, New Zealand
+64 9-238 1607
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“churros” (8 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
15 Queen Street, Pukekohe, Auckland 2120, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An excellent range of plates. Generous portions and exceptional flavours. We even enjoyed the Brussel sprouts!!! Shared dessert plates were brilliant. Friendly and helpful staff. This is probably the best tapas we have enjoyed.

Thank John S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment you arrive the staff welcome you with open arms and you feel at home. You are catered to perfectly. When ordering you are not not rushed nor are you neglected they have customer service down to a tee. And the food is...More

Thank Curtisbrown1978
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is no wonder this restaurant is always busy. From the time you are seated the staff give you great attention and service. Water arrived at our table within minutes and drinks orders were taken. When we were ready to order it only took a...More

Thank trevor m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

20 family members gathered here for an informal get together and everyone came away commenting on the quality and quantity of the food. We went for the chefs choice, which was, in fact, a sampling of all their available dishes. These were served all at...More

Thank ohopejoe70
Reviewed 14 February 2018

After a long flight from the US, we wanted an easy restaurant with good food. Poco Loco delivered! We would recommend it.

Thank retiredconsultant
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Lovely night out with friends, service was good although our waitress was not sure what a couple of items on the menu were, staff were friendly and attentive. There was a delay with some plates coming out but food was hot and we were happy...More

Thank Morag M
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Once again we enjoyed a delicious meal, great service, with a smile and I am always impressed with the thoroughness and cleanliness of the whole restaurant. Very efficiently run with a call back and an email confirming the booking. Staff are very attentive and refill...More

Thank Lesley958
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Ordered an entrée to be a main and sized as a main. Only the entrée arrived. We sat for 20 mins after finishing our mains for the table to be cleared. Water not replaced during the meal. The quality of the food was nice, but...More

Thank bonecrusher04
Katrina M, Owner at Poco Loco Tapas Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2017

We are a Spanish Tapas Restaurant as it says on our signage and menu. We are confused by your comments as it would be impossible for our dishes to be ordered as a main size as we only provide tapas size dishes, this is clearly...More

Reviewed 7 December 2017

We headed to Poco Loco before catching a movie. We selected the 5 dish option which we felt was great value. Each dish was famously presented & so tasty! We couldn't decide whether dish was our favourite but would definately recommend the chicken skewers, chicken...More

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Small plates, you have to order at least two patas to be satisfied? I ordered meat balls and there were only 6 pieces without accompaniment. Good food but I would not go back there again.

Thank Roberta K
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7 October 2017|
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Response from Katrina M | Property representative |
As we make all our own dishes we can adapt dishes to be vegan upon request.
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Queen Street, Pukekohe, Auckland 2120, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Pukekohe
  • Phone Number: +64 9-238 1607
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Welcome to Franklin's original Tapas Restaurant. Poco Loco means "Little Crazy" in Spanish, so come along for a different and fun eating experience. All our dishes are cooked from fresh, seasonal, local produce using authentic Mediterranean recipes with a Kiwi twist. Tapas means "Lids" and is a traditional Mediterranean way of eating snack sized portions of food where everyone just shares what is on the table. The Italians call it antipasto, the Chinese call it Yum Char and the Spanish call it Tapas. It's just a delightful way to enjoy food. Check out our menu - and don't forget that we offer our dishes takeaway, too.
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