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Kai Pasifika

$$ - $$$International, ,
3 Mount Eden Road | Grafton, Auckland Central, Auckland 1023, New Zealand
+64 9-309 3740
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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International, New Zealand, Polynesian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
3 Mount Eden Road | Grafton, Auckland Central, Auckland 1023, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The fried chicken was so delicious!! Crispy skin and the chicken was super juicy, NOT FATTY! Loved the lamb and taro leaves and desserts are an amazing end to a great start!!

Thank JazmineW24
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is now my favourite restaurant in Auckland. Best Pacific island food I've ever had. We had the Raw Fish and Seafood Chowder for the starters and Pork, Beef Rib and Taro for the mains. Everything was cooked to perfection, tasted soooooo good! The...More

Thank LizC2377
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this resturant as we heard great things about it and also to celebrate my sisters 30th birthday! We were absolutely blown away by the quality and portion sizes of the food and the amazing service from Richard!! Thank you!! The island flavours...More

Thank MPASSI2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was excited to try a restaurant that offers something a little different in the Auckland food scene, and one that offers cuisine from our Pacific communities. I really enjoyed the experience, the food was loving prepared, it was flavourful and the portions were generous....More

2  Thank Keith H
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We happened upon this place due to a recommendation from an employee at the Aukland museum cafe. They indicated it was where all the “foodies” go. They didn’t disappoint. The fish stew and the raw fish “ceviche” were both unique and excellent. My wife had...More

2  Thank David O
Reviewed 23 July 2018

The food beautifully presented and delish the service was outstanding, we had a family birthday with Kai and they were so welcoming and nothing was to much trouble. Highly recommended.

1  Thank ShelleyR742
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

The food was amazing and the service was impeccable. Definitely one of my favourite restaurants in Auckland. 👌👌

1  Thank LillianS162
Reviewed 16 July 2018

This restaurant is highly recommended. The food is great - delicate flavours and beautiful presentation - the owner is friendly, and everything is as it should be for a fine night out. Not sure about the 'crockery', but everything else got big ticks from me,...More

1  Thank Jill P
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Beautiful food... thank you for show-casing Pacific Island food. I'm only concerned about the location. Eden Terrace and surrounded by pubs and bistros in central Auckland. I don't know... but if you relocated to eg Royal Oak, Greenwoods Corner or Onehunga - who knows???

1  Thank LindaH7061
Reviewed 27 June 2018

What a gem this place is! Unique blends of food, all excellent. Our party of 4 tried as many different menu items as we could so that we could all have a taste. For starters, we had seafood chowder, the raw fish and tuna poke....More

1  Thank Tony B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 18 - USD 45
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Mount Eden Road | Grafton, Auckland Central, Auckland 1023, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-309 3740
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South Pacific food and flavours by Robert Oliver
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