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56a Brown Street | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 1021, New Zealand
+64 9-360 0927
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
56a Brown Street | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 1021, New Zealand
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Went there for friends farewell and after reading in a mag of glowing reviews. This place doesn’t disappoint. Very contemporary Japanese, the building itself were designed like sound proof or something like that, it features in a architectural mag overseas being one of the unique...More

1  Thank Rose S
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

1-2 months lead time for a table in weekends. Outstanding food. Service really good. Amended degustation for one of our guests. We did wine matching option. Great international selection. Great detail. Treasure box presentation delightful. Great use of local and japanese produce.

Thank Harvey F
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Food was good in this up market place.....but the management let down a lot of customers buy not asking an extremely rude and arrogant family at one table to leave: The atmosphere was tainted by this extremely rude family (I won't say where they were...More

Thank Brendon M
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Each time we arrive in Auckland our first stop is always Cocoro for lunch. It's amazing. My first recommendation off the menu is the spaghetti with clams. My husband LOVES this dish. The flavour is light and balanced and perfectly matches the fresh clams. My...More

Thank Cownsheep
Reviewed 16 April 2017

So this was voted best speciality restaurant in 2016 - WHY ??? The service was good without being exceptional and the food was just average although the presentation of the degustation was lovely. There are so many great modern Japanese restaurants in Auckland that I...More

Thank janwholeboxndice
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

We were in the city a few weeks ago and popped into Cocoro for a spontaneous celebratory lunch. As always, every aspect of our dining experience (from the moment we arrived until the time we stepped back out into the sun) was profoundly satisfying and...More

Thank cinqu0
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We reserved for dinner at Cococo upon reading good reviews and we were very impressed also. The tasting menu had 7 courses and they customized one course for my husband , who doesn't care for lamb The sashimi/sushi course was presented in a beautiful lacquer...More

Thank Ann S
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

After hearing that Manu off MKR had visited and rated it as one of the best had been too we just had to try it. Degustation was delicious, classic Japanese brilliance with a modern twist. Staff are attentive but not intrusive. Decor and atmosphere is...More

Thank Missjess86
Reviewed 5 March 2017

i am passionate for asian food and in this one i was wonderfully charmed i had ramen and it was excellent the omelette was an authentic japonese one the staff so friendly. my husband had a curry(there has been a long time we did not...More

Thank Cabeleira S
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

I'm not a real foodie but as my wife is we go for a nice meal out on special occasions. We've been for degustation at a few places and really enjoyed it but was sceptical about Japanese. I was very pleasantly surprised. From the smiling...More

Thank Glen M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56a Brown Street | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 1021, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-360 0927
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