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571 Dominion Road, Mount Eden 1041, New Zealand
+64 9-638 8032
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Typical surly service here, but your there for the dumplings, steamed or fried Shanghai style, variety of flavours along with some Chinese favourites like sweet n sour, excellent value.

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Thank Fi R
New Zealand
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Typical Chinese restaurant:- great food but marred by poor customer service. The dumplings (we had pan fried and wanton in soup) were fantastic. When we first stepped into the restaurant there were no one at the reception counter to greet us (it was the upstairs room next to the main restaurant). There were 2 of us, but the entire area... More 

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Thank r0l0dacat
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44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This place has gotten busier and sadly they quality of food had gone down. It is expensive too considering what you get. The salted bean where too sugary and dumplings not as good as new flavour dos the road.

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Thank Kimberley O
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved my meal! Ordered pork and prawn dumpling, sizzling squid, vegetarian dumpling and wonton soup. The price very reasonable, quick and tasty. The wonton soup was different to what I was used to,probably wouldn't order this again, but would definitely return to barilla! Delicious!!!

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Thank Raewyn R
Wellington, New Zealand
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97 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Every time we have come here to get the green beans (amazing!) we always complain about the service. Tonight was the worst, the lady on the resister was very rude. Half way through paying she started up a convo with someone else then when one of the staff told her to continue with us she kept giving us the worst... More 

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Thank Kcory
Amsterdam
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202 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

Went in to have an evening meal with my friend who is Chinese. Ordered dumplings plus some dishes from the menu. Specifically asked for the dumplings to be steamed and not boiled, but they had clearly been boiled. The menu dishes were dreadful. The service matched. This restaurant proves the rule that you should never order food in a restaurant... More 

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Thank PaulDAmsterdam
Wellington, New Zealand
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56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

This is a fully Chinese venue well patronised by Chinese families and some Europeans. Our table had seven family and was treated to excellent Chinese dishes and very good service. The staff were very helpfully and each dish that was ordered was ample for each person to have a good sampling. The dumplings and sweet and sour dishes were very... More 

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Thank Rodney B
Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

Big fan of the Barrilla Dumplings. Quality dumpling, and like pretty much everything else too (Except for the Gong-Pao Chicken, which is a bit too sweet and weird.) Dumplings are juicy, delicious. Price is reasonable. Staff are busy for sure but they tries to be responsive as much as they can. In general, I like to try out different restaurants,... More 

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Thank Chestnutelf
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

Been to Barrilla Dumpling a few times now. The staff are really terrible and lack any sign of warmth or friendliness, but it's ok as the food is awesome! The dumplings are perfect, absolutely delicious. We had a couple of other (non dumpling) items from the menu too which were also delicious. The standout dish was the "fried french bean... More 

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Thank minak423
Auckland, New Zealand
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

The staff here show not a sign of warmth or friendliness. The food is so good (and so it should be...dumplings aren't that difficult) that we go there quite often and every time wish there was just a flicker of gratitude or something...going to the counter causes a slamming down of an account, and not one word of thanks. A... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Fast Food
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 571 Dominion Road, Mount Eden 1041, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Mount Eden
  • Phone Number: +64 9-638 8032

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?