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al's deli

1 / 492 Queen Street | Entrance on City road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-373 2961
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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“poutine” (53 reviews)
“donuts” (19 reviews)
“sandwich” (11 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 8:00 pm Hours
American, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 / 492 Queen Street | Entrance on City road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ive had breakfast here a few times on my Auckland visits and have always had a good experience. The food is New York deli style with bagels made fresh on site there specialty. The food is great and there is plenty of it. Good coffee...More

Thank Ant W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another hidden gem this time at the top of Queen Street . It was worth the walk up hill !! so we ordered fried chicken it was delicious and no trip to Als Deli is complete until you have tried one of their doughnuts !...More

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 8 September 2018

This was near our hotel so we checked it out .... The decor is kinda funky - mix and match tables and chairs formica table tops - as if they were trying too hard to be hipster. Our waiter was very friendly but service could...More

Thank DiscountDaddy
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Came here about 8am & we were only customers. We soon found out why! Very slow service. After waiting 15 mins for coffee in a near empty restaurant, I enquired when it might be coming. Got a fairly shirty response that she was busy! Food...More

Thank SueD2395
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

My wife and I have literally just left Al's Deli on Queen Street. Very disappointing. Looking for that elusive diner - for a country that thinks it's the best at everything I'm struggling to find a nice place to eat breakfast/brunch. I had a full...More

Thank mark1969young
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Great food, we shared the buffalo wings and BBQ pork spare ribs, huge helping, definitely did not need the large. Super tasty. Casual eating, pleasant wait staff.

Thank 936lizzym
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

The last time I went was a while ago but I used to visit once every month or two on my work trips back to New Zealand. After first going there with my cousin that used to live across the street I never looked back....More

Thank PhaganR
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Where to start? ... The website looks nice. Unfortunately that's about the only good thing I have to say. When you walk in there is a shelf of random items you can purchase, not that you'd want to because everything is covered in dust. The...More

Thank Keith H
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

I had meaning to visit Als for a while and so finally headed there around 2.30pm on Friday. It was pretty quiet so heaps of seating! I know I should have ordered a bagel but I was tempted away by the veggie burger. I ordered...More

Thank Autumn_white
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Went here for a late lunch one sunny Wednesday and was pretty glad I did. There's lots to choose from on the menu, along with a variety of daily specials and happy hour drinks. This is also the first time I have ever seen Ceasers...More

Thank Philip W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 13
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 / 492 Queen Street | Entrance on City road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-373 2961
  • E-mail
We make beautifully hand crafted deli food. If you are craving freshly baked bagels, Smoked cured brisket on sourdough rye, home cured maple and cherry smoked bacon, home made lox, home made cheese curds and poutine, we are the best place in Auckland for it. We are also the only establishment in New Zealand to serve Canadian beers.
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