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“Barracuda has shifted down the road, worth a visit.”

the Barracuda Restaurant and Cafe
Ranked #823 of 2,413 Restaurants in Auckland Central
Cuisines: Cafe
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed March 17, 2014

After booking a table for 8 we arrived finding that its now an Indian Restaurant. The nice staff there advised that they had shifted to the esplanade (the opposite side of the peninsular down Eastern Beach Road to the right by 300m).
As we had booked (I actually felt like Indian but 6 of the 8 didn't :( ) we hunted the new location down and enjoyed a wonderful meal.
great presentation, great tasting and a plentiful serve. It didn't look much when it arrived in front of you but the warmed plates are massive!
Service was wonderful and an enjoyable night had by all.
Prices above average but so was everything else, Mains around $35 - $40.
Total was $400 for 6 adults two kids (only 8 alcoholic drinks) with Desserts.

If you are looking for them the map on this site is not accurate.

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Thank Scott H
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Reviewed February 4, 2014

My family booked this restaurant for 14 people for a family occasion. Past experience gave full marks to the food, service and ambience of the restaurant. The menu is extensive with a good variety of appetisers, mains and desserts. The seafood, fish and meat menus are ample to serve any taste
I ordered the lamb shank (available as 1 or 2) cooked medium and it was excellent as was the side of kumara chips. Others in the group ordered steak, seafood or fish and all ranked the quality and quantity of the food highly.
Prior booking had assured us of the tables being arranged as requested for 14 people. However upon arrival this had not occurred and the management could have been more pleasant in dealing with our disappointment. It was not a good start to what turned out to be a great evening!
NZD 20.00 corkage for each bottle of BYO wine was a bit steep considering the size of our party.
That being said I would return for the excellent menu.

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Thank Layol
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Reviewed January 10, 2014 via mobile

Stunning location, enjoy the beautiful view of Hauraki gulf. Haven't tried the food, but coffee is xcellent. Come and enjoy!

Thank schubi76
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Reviewed December 11, 2013

(Some of the previous reviews are confused with the previous Barracuda at Bucklands Beach which is now the Masala Indian restaurant).
12 of us ladies decided to have our Christmas lunch here as they do $12.00 fixed menu lunches. For $12, they do quite a good selection of meals which are really tasty but in rather small portions. (but then, it is $12). All of us happy with our fish and chips, pork scaloppini Marsala and Cozze Pasta.
We felt the passionfruit cheesecake piece served with minimum cream and tiny blob of berry sauce was rather small at $12.
Never the less, service was good despite a rather big lunch crowd.

Thank Jeantai
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Reviewed December 6, 2013 via mobile

Nice food, friendly staff but way over priced for a tiny restaurant. Quantity of food for what you pay for is not what I expected. Beverages are more expensive than the food you order.. Other than that, it's a good place but I wouldn't dine there again.

Thank lifesaver90
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