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Zap 2 Thai Cafe & Bar

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639 Dominion Road, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
(09) 638-6393
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good cheap thai food

Have been going here for many years. Never had a bad meal. Very well priced. The only thing i found is now they charge you for rice where before it was free with the meal. Great place if you want a quick, nice and easy meal.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2013
Sakon B
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This was our second visit to this great Thai restaurant. The menu is easily understood and the food matches the description, so no nasty surprises when the food arrives. The prices are very reasonable. Will go again and again

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Had the pad thai today. Even though the portion was huge, I found it to be really bland, and I don't usually eat very salty foods. The pad thai was lacking flavour and it was a bit too dry- not what a pad thai should be. For $14, I thought it was a bit unreasonable given that I've just eaten... More 

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I dined here for Mother's Day with my family after going to the movies. We were early so didn't have any trouble getting a table for four. I can recommend the Satay Chicken (no peanuts) for an entree - superb!! The Pork Mussaman Curry was excellent too. Good portion sizes. Very friendly & informative service. Very clean looking kitchen &... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

This food has some of the best tasting IsaanThai food in Auckland. For those who are unsure of what "Isaan" is, it is the northeast region of Thailand that borders Laos. Most Thais in New Zealand are actually from this region so generally the food in Tha restaurants reflect this to a degree. They are not like a lot of... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Have been going here for many years. Never had a bad meal. Very well priced. The only thing i found is now they charge you for rice where before it was free with the meal. Great place if you want a quick, nice and easy meal.

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

Delicious authentic Thai food that always delights the taste buds with an explosion of flavour! Fast & friendly service- we have never been disappointed! Zap2 is our favourite Thai restaurant that we frequent often & recommend it to all.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

It's hard to find decent Thai restaurants that don't change up the flavor of the dishes to match local tastes, but at least here we felt the Pad Thai was decent and had good flavor. Furthermore the pricing is affordable and won't break the bank. Definitely want to come back for other menu items like the curry etc.

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auckland, newzealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

Amazing place for cheap thai food! It smells alot though, might not suit vegans/vegetarians. Tasty food! Super Cheap! Would go again for budget nights :)

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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46 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2011

Good Thai food at a good price. Great for takeaways.

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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2011

Lots of choice and the fact that so many thai people in here speaks volumes. Very reasonable too.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 639 Dominion Road, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: (09) 638-6393

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai

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