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“Worth the Visit” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Tyler Street Garage

Tyler Street Garage
120 Quay Street | Britomart, 1010, New Zealand
+64 9 300 5279
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Ranked #1,395 of 2,167 Restaurants in Auckland Region
Cuisines: Pizza, Tapas
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Late Night
Description: Auckland’s newest destination for fantastic food, drinks and music, located in the heart of Britomart.Tyler Street Garage fills a gap in the downtown bar scene with a focus on a consistently high standard of food and execution, and service from highly trained staff. The menu is unfussy but full of bold flavours, and ranges from smaller tapas-sized plates to share over drinks.Food styles:• Small tapas-sized plates to share over drinks• New York-style pizzas• Gourmet hotdog grill with artisan sausages
Brisbane, Australia
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Worth the Visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Before travelling to NZ and after doing some homework, this was a must do according to other travellers, so we did.
The wife says it was one of the best drink she had all holiday, sampling TSG's version of a Long Tom. The beer was not bad either. We weren't hungry so bypassed on the food. We did look at the menu and thought about one of the pizzas to share or the All Day BBQ...meat, meat, meat! Will leave it others to comment on the food aspect.
For a mid week, it was well populated given it is located in a buzzing precinct of other similar establishments. Views out over the harbour, although the main sights that night were containers and plenty of them.
Simple industrial style architecture downstairs allowing plenty of room to mingle and listen to the music as well as further relaxed opportunities to gather, chat and be merry upstairs.
On the back of recommendations of others from Tripadvisor, glad we tried it.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Waiheke Island, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Good Staff and location - poor lunch menu”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I had lunch here yesterday on the roof top terrace. My recollection from previous lunches was that this was a relaxed and cool place to go for lunch with a great little view and good food.

Unfortunately my previous good experience was not to be repeated. Whilst I did not try one of the pizzas which I gather are okay the alternative fare was appalling in terms of options and delivery. My friend had fish and I had BBQ 'mince' was probably the best of describing it. There are some very good burgers served in good restaurants these days which are well made with very good 'filling' and well presented. Unfortunately Tyler could not tick any of the boxes. The burger would be best described as a soggy mess of onion and mince and the fish was lost in batter.......sorry guys but you have to do better to compete with the guys out the back of Britomart who had customers waiting to be seated - whilst Tyler was virtually deserted.......tells a story I think.
In closing I must say the waiting staff were excellent however let down by a poor menu and kitchen. Recommendation - new menu and employ a chef or two - Good luck

  • Visited April 2014
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviews in 55 cities Reviews in 55 cities
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
“Buzzing Venue - great atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We have eaten in here before and the food is great - can recommend the pizzas!

We recently popped in after an event at the Vector arena and this place is very cool. It has a great mix of people there and at a certain time they move all the tables and chairs out of the way and the place becomes a wriggling mass of dance floor activity. Everyone was having a great time and the Caprioskas were fantastic!!

  • Visited April 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Auckland, New Zealand
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26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Great Atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Went with friends late on a Sunday afternoon prior to a concert at Vector Arena. Whilst I have a drink here before, this was the first time we has eaten here. It got busy due to the many concert goers. Had excellent service from the time we arrived until leaving. The waiter was knowledgeable and efficient and the food was enjoyed (rump steak, burger, pizza and smoked salmon platter. Food portion sizes were good and reasonably priced. Wines were pricey though, with I suspect a 300% mark-up. Overall enjoyed the atmosphere and the meal, we will return.

Visited March 2014
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Kronberg im Taunus, Germany
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“great view from the rooftop terrace”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

great view from the rooftop terrace. Very relaxed, NZ way of living atmosphere, food was simple and good, kids are welcome, service was friendly

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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