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BBQ King Restaurant

187-189 Queen Street, Auckland, New Zealand
09 368 5218
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Ranked #215 of 1,189 restaurants in Auckland
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
chicago
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Ate here our last night in Auckland because of the reviews and it happened to be just a few hundred meters from where we were staying. Win win. Staff was friendly and the prices were great especially for how large the servings are. My fiance and I were starving when we came in. We both ordered dishes we've never had... More

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Puchong, Malaysia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Generous portion with great value.Good for ppl with great appetite. Friendly owners. However, they only accept CASH and no credit cards whatsoever...

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Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
306 reviews 306 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Like most authentic Asian eateries where the emphasis is on the food, there is little consideration given to presentation and décor here. This is fine with us because we go there for the excellence of their home-style Asian cooking and the prompt delivery of really tasty food at bargain basement prices.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

This was a little hidden gem, tucked in behind the Ibis Styles hotel. The food was good authentic Chinese food. Like any good Chinese restaurants, it doesn't look good from the outside, but once you go in and eat the food, it was delicious. PS: KFC, eat your heart out; BBQ King had a spice on the counter with 57... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

We had a late lunch here, and BBQ King was half packed! Most of the diners were Chinese, and there were a dozen roast ducks hanging up - two signs of a great Chinese restaurant. As well, each diner receives a complimentary bowl of nourishing soup. The bi-lingual menu was extensive, but we had the BBQ duck - we love... More

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Urbana, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

I used to live around the corner and would eat here about once a week, with enough left over from a meal for lunch and dinner the next day. It seems the prices have gone up a bit in the past few years, but that's to be expected, and the servings were still pretty giant last time I went, so... More

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

Had a craving for roast duck in the weekend so decided to go to BBQ King. I used to go there a lot when I was at uni for the cheap meals. The food hasn't changed much (or the decor!), but it is still tasty and reasonably priced as it was years ago. I had the roast duck and pork... More

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

Either the reviews online were deceiving or we came to this place at a bad time. The waitress couldn't not comprehend what we wanted even though we pointed at the menu. We were opting for a vegetarian meal eg. Stir fried veges but she was being very impatient with us. The utensils looked very old and worn out. And hot... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

One of the best meals I had in NZ! I ordered the seafood hot pot and it had half the ocean in it, absolutely great value and so yum! my partner had the honey chicken which was also good. Highly recommended! great value, awesome food!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

tried bbq pork and roasted duck rice. come with free bowl of soup and a pot of tea. $14.5. great taste and comparable quality to many similar places in other Asian countries. good value for money in nz standard.

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