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7-37 Elliott St, Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good food, slow service

All the dishes we had on my 2 visits were pretty decent and quite authentic. Prices not cheap but acceptable. The place was busy when we dined in, reflected by the slow service and food did not come out that quick. Not the best one around but still an ok choice.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
MinhVu92
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Tullamarine, Australia
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This is by far the best Chinese food you ever find in Auckland. I was really taken aback by the authenticity and its range of cuisine. They must have a couple of Iron Chefs in the kitchen. Later I discover they are part of the same wonderful dragon Boat Chain of restaurants in Melbourne.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

All the dishes we had on my 2 visits were pretty decent and quite authentic. Prices not cheap but acceptable. The place was busy when we dined in, reflected by the slow service and food did not come out that quick. Not the best one around but still an ok choice.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Wasn't in the restaurant but in takeaways and good standard quality for Auckland food. No issues at all.

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Cooma
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Busy Chinese restaurant just off Queen St. Went here for a birthday lunch...better atmosphere than one of the nearby food courts, however the food was no better and more expensive. Not much of a wine list. Service a little slow, however it was busy. Worth a visit, but you can do better elsewhere if you have time to look.

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Bangalore
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We were here last night and the food was very average. Fried rice was absolutely tasteless and so was the veg gravy.very disappointed in the rude service by the man who was also taking care of the bar. Will not recommend to people who didn't look chinese. the entire airline crew from china air who were dining there seemed to... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

In October, 4 of us went and dinned at Dragon Boat and was greeted immediately We order 4 different soups and they were delicious, then we ordered the crayfish which was beautiful presented and delicious, and pork. The service was great and friendly. The dessert was to die for, we ordered Coconut Jelly & Goji Berry Jelly – what a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

We called with a group just over an hour before curtain up at a show and chose the Fast Dinner menu for $25 a head. Fast it was for two courses and tasty as well. We were in and out in just under an hour.

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Levin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Were in a hurry to get to "Wicked" show and staff were very helpful - order taken and first course arrived within minutes. Food yummy - had the pre-show menu which had plenty of choice for mains. Good value and pleasant dining experience, even to real cloth serviettes, and friendly staff. Would dine there again

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Ringwood, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Really good food at a reasonable price. Service was a bit slow, especially as it a a week night also. Could not fault the food however. Walking distance from the Crowne Plaza Hotel.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

Thought that title would get your attention. Have gone to this restaurant numerous times before over the last several years. Food has always been good and service compared to most other Chinese restaurants is a lot better. So we brought our out of town guests and everything was going great. Until i took a bite on my favorite taro duck... More 

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Address: 7-37 Elliott St, Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland

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  • Address: 7-37 Elliott St, Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland

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