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

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great pre show meal

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 9, 2013
CraigandTania
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21 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Cooma
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68 reviews 68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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136 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
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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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Australia
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273 reviews 273 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

I tried the chicken and vegetable dish and it was very fresh and yummy. The service was fast and price very reasonable. The serving was huge. It is a generous helping of the chicken dish served over steamed rice and very tasty.

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

deliscious chinese food. wide variety and fresh. staff are very welcoming and cheerful. right opposite to our hotel which is the best western president hotel auckland,

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New Delhi, India
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113 reviews 113 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

After reading all the good reviews here, my Chinese friend expected at least a better than average food. The food turned out to be so disappointing. While it is possible that we ordered the wrong items, but then why does the restaurant sell " wrong dishes " at all ?

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Restaurant Details

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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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