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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
best cheap and cheerful Thai

cheap quick clean and tasty no fuss restaurant but great staff and quality food at great prices can't go wrong if you want cheap and cheerful and good thai

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 10, 2015
Claire M
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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

A quick Friday night meal, curry puffs and Gai tod (chicken wings) followed by beef mussaman curry and an old favourite pad see eiw. Beef a little on the tough side and could have done with a few more vege. Price mid fifties which is getting up there. Nice friendly staff. Ok but not outstanding

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

cheap quick clean and tasty no fuss restaurant but great staff and quality food at great prices can't go wrong if you want cheap and cheerful and good thai

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Auckland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We have found this place and it has become one of our favourite for takeways. We always enjoy Thai food but this has to be one of the best.

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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  • Cuisine: Thai

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