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Squid Row - CLOSED

224 Symonds Street, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-379 9344
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good46%
  • Average10%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
23 Apr 2015
“Has a new name”
15 Jan 2015
“Unfortunately Never going back”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, Seafood, Spanish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
224 Symonds Street, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 23 April 2015

This venue has good drinks, large space, enjoyable bar food. It was formerly known as Squid Row but re-opened as Spotted Pig.

Thank stoketun
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 15 January 2015 via mobile

Went for birthday dinner 20 people inc 8 kids. Service was terrible. I had to get water and put it on the table. Spoke to the waiter to go around to table and take the orders for kids meals first. I turn around to chat...More

3  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 26 December 2014

6 people went for lunch. After spending 35 minutes waiting at the table we finally had drink orders taken. At this stage we ordered our meals as we were unsure if we would seat the waiting staff again. The manager had decided to turn up...More

2  Thank Gary M
Reviewed 16 November 2014 via mobile

Service is very good but the food is poor. It's served on unmatching dinnerware. It's plain and average food. Decor is old, seats are worn. Needs a makeover and an overhaul with the kitchen. We had garlic prawns - chewy and tough. Seafood chowder -...More

4  Thank April-c-is-me
Reviewed 12 November 2014 via mobile

Duty manager was so rude and arrogant we had to leave without a meal after we purchased a Grab One special Please don't wast your time with this outfit DC

1  Thank David C
Reviewed 16 September 2014

We took the family to Squid Row after hearing that the place had been taken over and updated from the 50s Surf Culture theme and being curious to see if they had built anything on the essentially good set of bones that was the orginal...More

2  Thank Rocatman
Reviewed 4 September 2014

It is a good place for friends to chill after a long busy day, they also have promotion for one of the most famous cuisine, mussel pot, buy one get one free every Sunday! Come and grab a beer and have a pot of mussel...More

Thank Tsung-Yin
Reviewed 21 August 2014

Stopped in for a bite to eat before going to a concert at the Powerstation. Service was excellent and the decor is really funky. All three meals were fantastic and we would eat there again.

Thank compact_kiwi
Reviewed 4 August 2014

We attended Squid Row to use a Grab One voucher, which entitled us to $40 worth of food. Having been to the food show that day, we were peckish but not starving, so chose to have a couple of "small plates": the scallops and the...More

1  Thank NZBlen
Reviewed 1 July 2014

We had visited Squid Row a number of times since its first opening and thought it was a reasonably priced seafood restaurant but last visit Monday 30th of June was a extreme drop in quality of food and service, the menu had changed to what...More

1  Thank Gazzasweet
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  • Address: 224 Symonds Street, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-379 9344
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