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Cafe Midnight Express

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59 Victoria Street West, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Wed 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thu - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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197 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The menu was typical of any Turkish/Mediterranean restaurant, but it was all done very well, and we were very satisfied with our meal. As we were there on a Monday they had a special offer of two dishes (main + dessert or starter) for 25$, which was great value. Service was highly efficient and friendly. It's central location makes it... More 

Thank MikePatx
Trollhattan, Sweden
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Found this place while just wandering around in the city and in so glad we did! Probably the best turkish food I've ever had! The interior was beautiful, the staff were very polite (something you unfortunately don't see too much in New Zealand I've noticed). I couldn't fault this place on anything.

1 Thank elian461
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I had dinner with dessert here. The chicken dinner I had was great and dessert was from anothert earth! The cheesecake was one of the best I've ever had! They do also have free WIFI. I do highly reccommend this place!

1 Thank Erlend H
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to this restaurant twice as it was so good. Lovely freshly cooked food and good value. Had mixed meze to start followed by fish platter. Also entertained by belly dancer on Saturday night. Really warm welcome and service very good.

1 Thank JanMer2013
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here for dinner and they had a combo special going on. I must admit the service we received was superb. The staff were extremely friendly and looked after us. We ordered our entrée and were delighted by how quickly it was served. The food was soft, tender and fresh. We were only in Auckland for a short time... More 

1 Thank ati1010
Paphos, Cyprus
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118 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Found this when walking about. Opted for the set menu which had a great choice, good sized portions and tasted fantastic. Staff helpful, friendly and willing to spend time with customers. Nice decor in line with food being offered.

1 Thank Carolmac44
Newbury, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here as a change from dining in our hotel when we stayed in Auckland for three days prior to embarking on month long cruise round NZ and Oz. The welcome was warm and friendly with drinks order taken and served quickly. The decor is very interesting with lots of interesting items on display. The food is all cooked to... More 

1 Thank kennet
Washington, DC
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service and the food were very, very good. This was my first night in Auckland; finding this restaurant was a lucky break. I read a lot on Trip Advisor and decided on this modestly priced, nearby by to my hotel restaurant. I truly had a find meal. I felt very welcomed as a solo traveler and left as a... More 

Thank dangog
Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we enjoyed our meal and they had specials on most nights, 2 course for $25 each. Huge tasty main meal, kebabs, fresh salad, middle eastern food, well presented. we went back a few times. other place were overpriced and didnt give us enough food.

Thank terasa2016
Canton, OH
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our group of six had dinner on a Saturday night. The service was excellent- prompt and professional and the food was excellent. I had lamb shanks which were tender, accompanied by a tasty gravy and mashed potatoes. There was a salad included which had a tasty dressing. My wife had scampi which was excellent as well. Other members of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 Victoria Street West, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: 303-0312

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?