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Love A Duck Restaurant

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302 Dominion Road, Auckland 1041, New Zealand
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09:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have been eating Beijing duck at this restaurant at Dominion Road for the last 12 years and believe it is the best in Auckland, both in terms of quality (hard to imagine more tender duck meat than is served here) and value. The fact that the business has been thriving all these 12 years at the same place speaks... More 

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Thank Anna M
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

The hot chilli pork loin is to die for, the food may be a little more pricey than your average chinese takeaway but it is worth it. My favourite place to eat, noodles and rice is also amazing.

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Thank emilyw1228
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Ordered takeout from here for the first time. The restaurant has been around for years so thought we would give it a go. The wontons only had about half an old 5c piece size of meat. Had a combo fried rice and chicken satay on noodles. They were definitely tasty, but not great value for money - all up the... More 

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Thank Courtenay W
Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

At one point there were 4 Love A Duck restaurants in Auckland (2 in Dominion Rd!). but only 2 now. There's an extensive menu, a reasonable vegetarian & vegan range. It's 'Hong Kong style fast food' - you never have to wait long. It's not atmospheric (bare formica tables, chilly in winter), but the staff are friendly & warm, and... More 

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Thank Alison K
Auckland, NZ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Always good, hot from the wok, with generous portions. Ingredients always seem to be fresh rather than something prepackaged. Last night was beef with black bean sauce and fried noodles and spicy fried squid. Service was quick and we were in and out in under an hour. Sometimes it takes longer if they are busy but worth waiting for. Service... More 

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Thank Lifetwopointzero
Auckland, New Zealand
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58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

I love Love a Duck Restaurant have been to both the Dominion Road and Northcote restaurants, The decor is simple and the food delicious - Crispy Peking Duck on fresh Fried Rice for around $14, the crispy Pork o Fried Rice is almost equally delicious. Simple. unpretentious food in a no frills venue. I prefer the Northcote location and its... More 

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Thank Kim D
Auckland, New Zealand
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103 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

We visited this place on a Friday night and it was busy. I don't know if they were caught short with staff or what, but the place was a shambles. Nearly all tables that weren't occupied were covered in dirty dishes and leftovers. We sat at one and waited, and waited, for a staff member to either clear the table... More 

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Thank Jonathan B
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

We used to have good food. Today roast pork are leftovers re-fried and not very nice. So does the duck. Mapo tofu and pork is not that good either. Disappointed.

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Thank 532phyuk
Auckland, New Zealand
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

The food is very tasty, great portions and good value for money. The decor is simple, but it works. It looks more like a cafe but that doesn't both me at all. The staff are lovely and friendly. Free Jasmin tea is an extra bonus. I've eaten here a few times.

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Thank holly_doodle
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016

I took my wife and 2 children here a few fridays back. We didn't order anything special. However, numerous tables of chinese diners, some larger parties, came in following us. The tables of chinese diners all had their food served very quickly while my hungry children sat their for an age waiting for theirs. When I asked the waitress if... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
Friday
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 302 Dominion Road, Auckland 1041, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland

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