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Red Crab

19 Kalmia Street | Ellerslie, Ellerslie, New Zealand
579 3201
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (4 reviews)
“coconut rice” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Thai, Seafood
$$ - $$$
19 Kalmia Street | Ellerslie, Ellerslie, New Zealand
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Met a friend for lunch as the cross-over location suited us. Driven past but never been in. Food and service were both very good, staff friendly and accommodating. Had trouble finding a park due to the location, but don't let it put you off going...More

Thank MCFC1977
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Had lunch with my colleagues. I was on a diet and could only have soup. Ordered their chicken soup which was tasty. Just what I needed. Very refreshing taste. Also had the Tom Kha Kai which is a Thai coconut chicken soup with rice noodles....More

Thank William L
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Our waiter was attentive. Our meals which were average in quality came quickly after ordering. No wifi was available.

Thank kdm8
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This has become my 'go to' local lunch restaurant. Its fantastic value for money and authentic Thai choices

Thank Bill D
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Grabbed take-out from here on Friday night. If we were made of money, we would have also grabbed take-out from here every night of the week. The food here is AMAZING. We had two mains, satay kebabs, and coconut rice. It tasted great and was...More

Thank S S
Reviewed 16 March 2017

4 of us decided to dine out after the Ellerslie races and we were really pleased we stopped in. A good menu (Thai ) & well priced. We had 3 selections & We all enjoyed our meals. It was fairly busy and the staff were...More

1  Thank Brenda G
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

I've only ever eaten here for lunch so have only ordered off the lunch menu and I have not been disappointed. Staff are very friendly, food is out in 10mins but do be prepared to wait if it's a busy, has taken up to 25mins...More

Thank HildaParaha
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

A great local venue when staying at the Novotel nearby... the food was fantastic and the premises clean and inviting. Service was fantastic too... I'd love to go back sometime... big thumbs up 👍

Thank Philip S
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The food at this restaurant is fabulous very tasty and good value. The staff are very pleasant and friendly.

Thank Chazzbazz
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Staff are friendly and very welcoming and they will cook dishes not on the menu if they are not busy (Fried Rice etc). Portions are generous. Parking outside is limited but street parking available.

Thank LisaBrickell
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Kalmia Street | Ellerslie, Ellerslie, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Ellerslie
  • Phone Number: 579 3201
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