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Barrilla Dumpling

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571 Dominion Road, Mount Eden 1041, New Zealand
+64 9-638 8032
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Delicious dumplings and side dishes - particularly the deep fried green beans! Always super busy but a great place to head to with friends for a cheap and yummy meal.

Thank Rachieonstage
Auckland, New Zealand
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It must have been about four years ago that we first tried Barrilla. At the time it was just another unknown restaurant in Balmoral, known only to locals and the Chefs who used to call in late after their shifts. Then it became famous. For a couple of reasons, and it became really hard to get a table. We ventured... More 

Thank PaulH1961
Richmond, New Zealand
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78 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

There are two Barilla Dumpling restaurants on the street, but one is much flasher than the other. Food was good, service prompt, good value for money.

Thank Ross C
Coolangatta, Australia
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60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

The house speciality salted fried beans were good but I felt overpriced at $16. The steamed pork mushroom waterchestnut dumplings perhaps a little bland - definitely needed chilli and soy sauce. Doggy bag option was much appreciated. Busy clean but rather loud atmosphere. 3.5 stars

Thank ChrisandKahu
Auckland, New Zealand
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89 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Grab a few family and friends to dine at Barilla serving sizes are large and you want to taste a few dishes. Once again we completely over ordered, three sets of dumplings, veg and delish sweet and sour pork. This is not my usual go to but Barilla serve this more on the sour than sweet side. You have to... More 

2 Thank Laura J
Hamilton, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Entered the restaurant (for early lunch, it was empty at the time) and was offered the table in the window. After being handed menus, a Chinese family came in and we were told we had to move to another table - with no explanation given. The Chinese family then took our table. By this time we had already been there... More 

Thank Ollie W
Tauranga, New Zealand
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Managed to get the last table upstairs on a very busy Friday night at 9pm. Basic decor and service but great food, huge bowl of chicken and corn soup at $12 could feed 3 people, dumplings would have to be best value for money, and chicken noodle stir fry was way bigger than expected. No wonder the place was full,... More 

Thank lwpw11
Auckland, New Zealand
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

If you're with friends barilla dumpling is worth it. Very huge food servings. I liked those different flavors of siomai its a must try.

Thank mavcaccam
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Had heard great things about the general area and the dumplings at Barilla. Not that impressed with the dumplings themselves. Not bad though. The kicker is that the service is bad almost to the point of comedy. No smiling or eye contact here. The mild impression that your existence is an inconvenience lingers.

Thank MDFerg
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31 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

You can find some pretty great food at the Chinatown area on Dominion food and Barilla has the best dumplings. Mushroom chicken, pork & cabbage and the prawn ones are my favourites.

Thank Eleshea D

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Restaurant Details

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Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: 571 Dominion Road, Mount Eden 1041, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Mount Eden
  • Phone Number: +64 9-638 8032

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