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Big Fish Eatery

3/710 Great South Rd | Penrose, Auckland Central, Auckland 1061, New Zealand
+64 9-525 7811
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“karaage chicken” (15 reviews)
“soft shell crab” (18 reviews)
“tuna tartare” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Seafood, Asian, Japanese, Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
3/710 Great South Rd | Penrose, Auckland Central, Auckland 1061, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We booked here because of the location (close to Mt Smart as we were going to Taylor Swift concert) and we were pleased that we did. Great food, heaps of choices and great service. We were served by a young man (unfortunatley we did not...More

Thank turntables3232
Reviewed 6 days ago

Tucked away on Great South Rd, another ideal eating spot, great service and sumptuous food. You won't be disappointed.

Thank NormaEllen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting place in a light industrial estate on the Great South Road. Parking!! Busy, popular and interesting menu. Some very good dishes, although we were disappointed by the much praised soft-shell crab. Friendly staff, but service almost non-existent, just understaffed I guess, and that would...More

Thank samandhenry
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a dinner with a group. Plenty of space in outer room with a variety of delicious fresh food . Great atmosphere with friendly attentive staff . Hidden gem in Penrose .

Thank EleanorU10
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

Thank you to the lovely Melissa for reccomending some delish dish tonight. Sold this restuarant for sure!! Cant wait to come back.

Thank Difuga U
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing evening at the big fish eatery. The food was absolutely amazing and our waitress Melissa made the evening even better. She’s really friendly and takes good care of her customers. I am definitely coming back!!

Thank Sophie K
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Great family menu. Just opened yesterday 24th July. Have a wonderful selection of Asian infusion type meals. Wonderful friendly staff. We will make this our favourite local

Thank BryonP25
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

With our busy schedules we wanted somewhere that could take us early (5.45pm) but still provide a delicious restaurant meal with a good night out feel. Big Fish was perfect. The mixed sashimi platter was one of the best we’d ever had, prawn croquettes were...More

Thank adsjack
Reviewed July 22, 2018

The atmosphere of this little gem was terrific, along with the attentitive staff and the delicious combinations of foods we ordered, I couldn't fault this eatery. A group of 5 of us, we ordered to share and couldn't find fault with anything that we ate....I...More

Thank Kaye D
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

Came to this restaurant on recommendation from others. I am travelling for business on my own. The staff were very accomodating, suggesting dishes and excellent customer service. The food was delicious. Having the soft shell crab and big fish salad was mouth watering. Highly recommend....More

Thank Philippa F
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Questions & Answers
January 31, 2017|
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Response from rage4blade | Reviewed this property |
You can check their menu online Mains would be about $15, most expensive on the menu is $30. The portions are quite big for me, but I eat like a bird :p
January 31, 2017|
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Response from Bulldox | Reviewed this property |
$5-$25 for the full menu. Their main meals are decent sizes as well!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $20
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3/710 Great South Rd | Penrose, Auckland Central, Auckland 1061, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-525 7811
  • E-mail
At Big Fish Eatery we take pride in serving a modern take on traditional Pan Asian cuisine. We are inspired by bold Asian flavours, beautiful produce and fresh ingredients to create authentic tantalising dishes. We provide a delivery service to nearby neighborhoods or dine in and takeaways.
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