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Aunty Mena's Vegetarian Cafe

167 Cuba Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-382 8288
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“laksa” (30 reviews)
“mock chicken” (9 reviews)
“dumplings” (15 reviews)
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Asian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
167 Cuba Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really awesome place, tasty food that's served quickly. it's vegan, but that doesn't mean it's exclusive, it's perfect for everyone. Staff are lovely and friendly. You can see they get a few regular customers which is nice, I definitely will be going back there too!

Thank 123trippa
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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

20 years running for this popular family run business. Great service, osum variety of vegan foods, hearty portions and reasonable prices.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Aunts Mena's has a really great selection of Malaysian and Chinese vegetarian and vegan food. I especially liked the laksa. Everything was fresh and tasty. The portions were huge and not too pricey. I'll definitely be back here again!

Thank Rwc142014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for a cheap place to eat and trip advisor recommended here. It was great- cheap lunch meal that was delicious. Quirky, friendly atmosphere.

Thank BooKittySteveAndME
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Right on Cuba Street, this is a great spot to step away for a quiet meal. Everything is veggie and can come vegan. Not that fancy, but great food!

Thank Paula B
Reviewed 10 June 2017

food was slow to arrive, said 15 miuntes took 45minuts. No real chef on site ,Even my bad cooking surpases there effort. Terrible

Thank 567markei
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Friday dinner here. Unassuming place, easy to walk past. We went on a recommendation. Eclectic no frills place, which I quite like. Decent menu options, quick service. We ate early as heard it can fill up quickly after 5pm. Food arrived quickly. I ordered the...More

Thank Sean F
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Seatings are congested. Food was blend, chicken laksa was not anywhere near the laksa taste. The nasi lemak was a huge let down. The Aunty Mena's special tofu was good but on the whole the food was very pricy, small portions, and being a vegetarian,...More

2  Thank Lakshmy27
Reviewed 9 April 2017

I had missed a chance to eat here the last time I passed through Wellington, but this time I made sure to arrange it so I could have lunch there on my way north. And I made sure to stop on the way back through...More

Thank echoriath
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Great food for a great price. After trying to get food near by at a place with rude staff and literally no where to sit, we came upon this place. Food was excellent. Curry soup on a cold day is a dream.

Thank Meghan D
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Laura C
6 October 2016|
Response from DanielaBean | Reviewed this property |
No, Laura. It doesn't have BYO or alcohol license.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 167 Cuba Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-382 8288
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