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Jambalaya Southern kitchen

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49 Rawhiti Road | Manly, Whangaparaoa 0930, New Zealand
6494247201
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Whangaparaoa, New Zealand
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We ordered a table for 4 people by phone and sadly it wasn't recorded, although we did a get a table. My husband and had Jambalaya which sadly wasn't like the ones we had had in the States, although the "cake" that they served on the side was beautiful and would even have made a lovely dessert.

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Thank Eve364
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Jambalaya were so accommodating at short notice for a large party. After taking our orders they promptly let us know that there was a slight shortage of a certain dish and we're able to rectify quickly. Very attentive service - everyone at the table was so happy with their meals. Beautiful food! To top it off they brought out a... More 

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Thank Jenny J
jambalaya2015, Manager at Jambalaya Southern kitchen, responded to this review

Hi Jenny, once again we would like to thank you for choosing us for dinning and it was really wonderful serving you. Thanks again for taking out time for the lovely comments. We would love to serve you again the same way. cheerrsss... More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

best food ever, so different and not many places like this in Auckland, menu very extensive. I ordered the southern chicken burger and it was absolutely delicious. Its a restaurant with a difference..service perfect, parents had the gumbo and ribs...mum raved re the ribs and ordered a small....we walked out and saw the lage and it was nearly bigger than... More 

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Thank Angela L
jambalaya2015, Manager at Jambalaya Southern kitchen, responded to this review

Hi Angela, Thanks you very much for taking out time to review us and we are glad that you loved the food and place. We would love to serve you again with the same passion and quality, do drop by sometime to try other things on the menu. Thanks heaps... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the cheese philly burger and beer special for $21. The burger bun was cold and soggy, the overload of mushroom sauce didn't help. For the $'s thought it could have been more substantial and should have been a good replica of a philly burger. Service was OK

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Thank graeme p
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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

We booked for a group of 12 and they were very accommodating, although our table was right in the way of the entrance door, partially obstructing it and some of us had to squeeze in every time other customers would come in. Everyone was happy with their meal and overall good service.

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Thank MarianneLongpre
Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Been here a few times, tried most menu offerings and settled on the ribs which are reliably good. Always feel the service is a bit under done here and the meals can take a while to be served but regardless they have the rib situation sorted as theyre damn good.

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1 Thank Kim D
Chicago, Il
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

My wife and I went here as we were after in something other than Thai (which seemed to be the best rated places for Whangaparoa). My wife and I particularly enjoyed the fried chicken (which was off the charts) and the ribs (which I thought could've been more spicy but my wife rated). Corn bread was a little dry and... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

I have dined at Jambalaya 3 times now.Excellent food,Friendly staff . Nice atmosphere Jambalaya is as good as any restaurant in the Auckland CBD- Pleasant surprise for a subaurban restaurant Filet was cooked just how I ordered (Medium rare).Spare ribs are definitely worth trying

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Thank Brad J
jambalaya2015, Manager at Jambalaya Southern kitchen, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your precious comments. Really appreciated and we would love to serve you again. Cheerrsss Team Jambalaya More 

Gore, New Zealand
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

Were recommended this restaurant by our motelier - great choice. Two of us shared the ribs and buffalo wing starters, then got the Jambalaya to share again. Were so impressed with the ribs that we went back the next night and ordered the Ribs as a main. Delicious!!! Service and atmosphere was good, but general cleanliness left a bit to... More 

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1 Thank KAA44
Orewa, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

My partner and I dined here for lunch .the food was delicious and plenty of it.The service was fantastic our waiter was friendly and helpful will definitely be back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $26
Cuisine
American, Mexican, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
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
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Rawhiti Road | Manly, Whangaparaoa 0930, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Whangaparaoa
  • Phone Number: 6494247201

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