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Sabroso

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1184 Haupapa Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-349 0591
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Wed - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

So good. Got margaritas to start. Bang on. Then had a few starters. Sauces and flavours were amazing. But then out came the Tacos Del Mar.......wowzers. Fantastic!! If you think you should try another dish just to spice things up, you shouldn't, just get more Fish Tacos. Lesson learnt, rookie error. Tacos Del Mar for president. Thanks guys, great service... More 

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Thank Murray D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ah, Sabroso. It's Spanish for perfection! The specials keep it fresh and interesting and both Sarah's know how to knock a margarita out of the park. Guys, you need to book, but who cares when every week they serve perfection! Go you good thing! .

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the 3rd time we have been and it has never disappointed. So many flavours and amazing staff. Highly recommend.

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1 Thank nikkim681
New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever we're in the area we always stop in at Sabroso's. Make sure you book well in advance as it's very popular. You can expect a tasty array of different South American foods. Favourites of ours are the Tacos del Mar and the Cerdo Verde.

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Thank awanderingmole
New Mexico
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Latin with a touch of the Southwest US of A. Small inmate dining venue, that cooks "Latin food" of high quality. Excellent tortillas, a true measure of quality for those in the know. The pork dish was top notch and should not be missed. Local beers and Corona for those who need beer with familiarity.

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Thank Revis
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We saw this place on our HappyCow app for vegans and they did have food we could have and it was super yummy. This is a small and quaint place with friendly service.

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Thank njhassinger
Rotorua, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I had dinner here recently and we found the staff to be very friendly and welcoming from the moment we walked in, to when we left. The Chef was able to accommodate an alteration to the chimichanga to make the meal vegan, and it was delicious and much appreciated! My partner had the calamari salad and also... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved everything. Very small and has a homely feeling. Food was very good. Tones a flavor. Staff are very friendly.

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Thank minnie932
Rotorua District, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service amazing but the food ? OUTSTANDING flavours and combinations of flavours got the taste buds working. Took my grandson 9 who is a picky eater, and he enjoyed everything he ordered, will so recommend to visitors who visit Rotorua. Sarah and John the owners you ROCK.

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A charming little restaurant where as soon as you walk in the door you feel the joy and passion from all who work there. We were greeted warmly by the food server. She was very attentive and friendly. We started our meal with the most delicious margarita! A must try, as well as the yummy homemade chips and salsa. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $22
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, South American, Central American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1184 Haupapa Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-349 0591
Description
Sabroso offers a broad taste of Latin America, serving everything from tasty tapas to homestyle Mexican specialities and traditional South American dishes. The beverage menu features our signature margaritas along with affordable South American wines. In short – unpretentious dining for those who love great flavours. The atmosphere is casual and fun, and the food and drinks are delicious!

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