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244 Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
+64 9-376 9909
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good22%
  • Average0%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“salmon sushi” (4 reviews)
“gyoza” (4 reviews)
“carpaccio” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
244 Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not Japanese run. The staff just don't understand Japanese food out service. Our ramen came out at different times with as much as ten minutes between two bowls even though ordered at the same time. The gyoza were cold and thick skins. Very strange. The...More

Thank Jeanne G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last year, we experienced the wonderful sushi, tempura, unadon and Akaroa salmon prepared by Namo's head chef Takashi-san. When my wife and I returned to Auckland for holiday this February, we made a bee-line to this lovely restaurant and were again enthusiastic over the quality...More

Thank Christoph S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My Wife and I were in Auckland for Valentines ( I was working there) and we generally enjoy Japanese food. I found Namo and decided we would give it a go. What a Great find :-) The service was excellent, very attentive and friendly and...More

Thank shane w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came with a large group and had a table for 12 at the front of the restaurant. We were with locals and were warmly greeted and seated promptly. We had a fixed price dinner and the food seemed endless. There were prawns on a...More

Thank love2skiLosAngeles
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

A fabulous lunch including a prawn papaya salad, sashimi of Kingfish and salmon sushi all washed down with a small bottle of house Saki. Outstanding ! Enjoy.........

Thank Kevin T
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

How lucky were we to find Namo on Jan 1? Ponsonby Central was closed - and Namo was meant to be too - but the Maître D said she forgot and came in and opened anyway. Superb food. The best gyoza’s I’ve ever tasted -...More

Thank KiwiSteveL
Reviewed 30 December 2017

We were walking Ponsonby Road and stopped in for an early dinner. This is a small but clean and spacious restaurant. I had the best salmon sushi I ever had and my friend had ramen noodles with shrimp.— actually it was for two but he...More

Thank simi1
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

I went to Namo (for the second time), with my sister tonight. The food and service were excellent. I started with the Edamame with dried plum leaf sea salt, followed by grilled marinated chicken with teriyaki balsamic sauce. On the side I had steamed vegetables...More

Thank Claire B
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

My sister had enjoyed this restaurant with her husband about 12 months ago. As a Kiwi living in Australia and visiting for just a few days a meal in beautiful eclectic Ponsonby was something I looked forward to. It was everything she had told me...More

Thank Linda P
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Delivery was impeccable. The Ramen was jammed packed with flavour. The staff were very attentive and provided good guidance on options. Clean restaurants are the best this qualifies

Thank Paul J
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 244 Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-376 9909
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