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Big Fish Eatery

3/710 Great South Rd | Penrose, Auckland Central, Auckland 1061, New Zealand
+64 9-525 7811
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“karaage chicken” (15 reviews)
“soft shell crab” (17 reviews)
“fried rice” (5 reviews)
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Seafood, Asian, Japanese, Sushi, Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3/710 Great South Rd | Penrose, Auckland Central, Auckland 1061, New Zealand
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Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Great family menu. Just opened yesterday 24th July. Have a wonderful selection of Asian infusion type meals. Wonderful friendly staff. We will make this our favourite local

Thank BryonP25
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

With our busy schedules we wanted somewhere that could take us early (5.45pm) but still provide a delicious restaurant meal with a good night out feel. Big Fish was perfect. The mixed sashimi platter was one of the best we’d ever had, prawn croquettes were...More

Thank adsjack
Reviewed 23 July 2018

The atmosphere of this little gem was terrific, along with the attentitive staff and the delicious combinations of foods we ordered, I couldn't fault this eatery. A group of 5 of us, we ordered to share and couldn't find fault with anything that we ate....I...More

Thank Kaye D
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Came to this restaurant on recommendation from others. I am travelling for business on my own. The staff were very accomodating, suggesting dishes and excellent customer service. The food was delicious. Having the soft shell crab and big fish salad was mouth watering. Highly recommend....More

Thank Philippa F
Reviewed 12 July 2018

It is in a strange location but so worth it. Food is great - as good as anything you would get elsewhere and much cheaper! Staff were also fabulous, super friendly and we weren't made to feel rushed at all even though they were very...More

Thank Hannah H
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

They handled our group of 25 really well. Good service, quick and efficient. We got a number of dishes to share and were left with having to take the leftovers as we were well looked after. The pick of the meals for me: The Vegetarian...More

Thank Jaron F
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Good asian food with good menu range. The cookie dough dessert is a nice way to finish the meal. Recommend booking as its a busy restaurant

Thank Clara O
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Came in with a group of ten. Was never asked if I'd like a drink (not even water), only saw the waiter for about five seconds while I ordered food. When the food arrived there wasn't much to it, some warning that you need to...More

3  Thank JustinC3531
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Six of us gathered for a family event. Two had been there before and it was on their recommendation that we visited. Had a mixture of starters and sharing plates with mostly seafood dishes. All the dishes were fresh and tasty. Tuna Tataki was seared...More

Thank Gav C
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

This place was recommended and we drove quite a distance to check it out. It wasn’t very busy so we didn’t anticipate any major delays, how wrong we were. We had to wait quite a while before our food orders were taken. When the waiter...More

Thank CoffeePlease2003
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31 January 2017|
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Response from rage4blade | Reviewed this property |
You can check their menu online Mains would be about $15, most expensive on the menu is $30. The portions are quite big for me, but I eat like a bird :p
31 January 2017|
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Response from Bulldox | Reviewed this property |
$5-$25 for the full menu. Their main meals are decent sizes as well!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3/710 Great South Rd | Penrose, Auckland Central, Auckland 1061, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-525 7811
  • E-mail
At Big Fish Eatery we take pride in serving a modern take on traditional Pan Asian cuisine. We are inspired by bold Asian flavours, beautiful produce and fresh ingredients to create authentic tantalising dishes. We provide a delivery service to nearby neighborhoods or dine in and takeaways.
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