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Buenos Aires Restaurant Woodfire Grill - CLOSED

234 Jervois Road, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-360 0678
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
27 Aug 2013
“Fantastic Food”
24 Jun 2013
Restaurant Hours Closed
Barbecue, Argentinian, Steakhouse, Mediterranean
234 Jervois Road, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 27 August 2013

All three of us ordered steaks. The steaks were just the way we had ordered. The idea of choosing two sides is a wonderful idea. The sides were very tasty especially the beetroot and potato salad. The staff were very efficient and friendly. We even...More

Thank Cherie M
Reviewed 24 June 2013

A group of ten us went last thursday. The menu was typical Argentinian so nothing new there. If you ordered a main you could choose two sides to go with it. This is where we had our first problem, they had run out of the...More

Thank Moggie1212
Reviewed 16 June 2013

Amazing food and hospitality, authentic and relaxed atmosphere with an extensive menu for food and drinks. Since moving to Melbourne, I have gone back to Auckland to eat here, and plan all future trips around when I'll have dinner at Buenos Aires Grill! Yum!

Thank campbelljordon
Reviewed 17 April 2013

We went here last night what a treat, the steaks were so tender and very generous portion sizes. My partner got the big T-bone and it filled the plate. I had the scotch fillet wrapped in bacon very nice and tender. When you order off...More

Thank Leigh203
Reviewed 27 March 2013

Well worth the walk from the CBD. Classic Argentinean food (steaks, dulche de leche pancakes etc), well cooked in substantial portions at reasonable prices in a pleasant restaurant with friendly staff. What more do you want?

1  Thank William_Brennan
Reviewed 10 January 2013

A very different experience with great food. The steaks are awesome and taste great straight from the woodfire grill. The chimichuri dipping sauce is also very good. Highly recommended.

Thank Stuart H
Reviewed 6 December 2012

We will return! This was a great meal ... The steaks superb and substantial. Staff friendly and willing to assist. Sat outside with an overhead heater, however it's much warmer inside if weather is cool.

Thank RonWNewZealand
Reviewed 4 October 2012

Nice food,plenty of it and friendly efficient service. The wine was generally Argentinian and good. We had been seated outside and it was qute cold there. With no effort and good humour( even though they were full,) they managed to give us a nice table...More

1  Thank Jill J
Reviewed 3 October 2012

This is definitely one of my favourite restaurants. The owner is friendly, the bbq is always smelling amazing, atmosphere is great, but the best thing is the food. I would recommend the choripan to start (chorizo sausage with bread), and the scotch fillet steak. I...More

Thank DebbieNZ
Reviewed 1 October 2012

My wife & I are Libran's.I look for somewhere suitable for a family meal.As my wife & I are planning on visiting Sth America soon I saw this Restaurant on the net. The 5 of us arrived at 7-30pm and were welcomed warmly.The staff were...More

Thank nzbuddy
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 234 Jervois Road, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-360 0678
We finally opened the new Buenos Aires Restaurant at 234 Jervois Rd, Herne Bay in August 2010, featuring the NZ-first open woodfire grill (worldwide known Argentinean-style "Parrilla", as we call it - the secret to the flavour and tenderness of our meals). While this is a traditional grill in most restaurants in Argentina, this concept took New Zealand by surprise, as during our opening night two Fire Brigade Trucks came over to try to put out the fire! (Of course we invited the firefighters for dinner and had a big laugh about it). The concept of having the Parrilla upfront of the restaurant is to set up a relaxed atmosphere to share with family and friends, and of course, savouring a delicious steak cooked to true "gaucho" style and flavour while enjoying fine and luscious Argentinean or New Zealand red wine.
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