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Monsoon Poon

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Hobson St., Auckland 1001, New Zealand
+64 9-379 9311
17:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Tue 11:00 - 22:00
Wed 11:00 - 22:30
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Wellington, New Zealand
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30 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Having been to a Monsoon Poon in Wellington, we knew what to expect. Really tasty food, reasonably priced, with a good kids menu as well. Ask for the Firecracker Chicken if you need to blow a few cobwebs off. Its Hot!!

Thank TSandH
Christchurch, New Zealand
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Attended Monsoon Poon with a group. Food was very good and had the Firecracker Chicken. Was warned about it being spicy and was the hottest meal I have eaten, but did not impact on the flavour.

Thank thadius2016
Vienna, Virginia
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52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I dropped by for dinner after Valentine's Day when it was packed. It was still very busy but we got in. We ordered with the Colonial and Second Dann cocktails (non-alcoholic), which were excellent. We had the Tandoori Lamb Cutlets and Vietnamese Spring Rolls for starters. Both were excellent but very different. For mains, we had Firecracker... More 

Thank Silverstreak46
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed the experience, from the colonial (lemon, lime, bitters, passion fruit) which was really nice, the combination starter dish & the tasty coconut rice, duck & egg noodle & curry - loved the variety, combination of spicy & tasty. Food was delicious. Parking is nearby. Only thing was - it was noisy & at times it was difficult to hear... More 

Thank Ursh503
Columbus, Ohio
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I wouldn't say there was anything particularly bad about the food and drink, but I also can't say there was anything particularly good. Not a place I would go out of my way to eat at in most situations.

Thank taylob77
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is fantastic food. Busy bustling restaurant - great menu and very good quality. Helpful staff. Reasonable price.

Thank Prof1Cheshire
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to go with friends. Delicious food especially the firecracker chicken. Friendly staff but we had to wait for the table for almost an hour as it was very busy.

Thank Abby A
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A good selection of local beers is offered at this busy restaurant, ideal for the pan-Asian cuisine offered. The food, cooked in a open kitchen, is very tasty and the large portions meant we rolled back slowly to our apartment. The Fire Cracker Chicken lives up its name - the sauce is VERY hot! Service was very good and attentive,... More 

Thank redjasper
Los Angeles
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78 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food here was AMAZING as were the drinks and the wait staff. My girlfriend and I ate dinner here our first night in Auckland as it was right across the street from our hotel. We shared two wonderful dishes: lamb chops and Singapore noodles. Both were, in a word, AMAZING! In fact, my girlfriend commented that these were some... More 

Thank Dlit99
Portland, Oregon
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62 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not sure where to eat in Auckland, we wandered into Monsoon Poon, enticed by the smell. We discovered lots of great food options - including a comprehensive gluten-free menu. We ordered several dishes and shared them. The staff was efficient and helpful. The experience was so memorable, we visited the Monsoon Poon in Wellington later on our vacation.

Thank TravelMamaPDX

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Malaysian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hobson St., Auckland 1001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-379 9311

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?