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Lucky Seafood Restaurant

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Unit A8 125 Meadowland Drive | Somerville, Manukau, New Zealand (Formerly Penny City)
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Our local yum cha place in meadowlands. Often pop in during the weekends. Standard Asian restaurant setting but the food is very tasty and they always have something new and interesting on their yum cha menu. The fried stuff isn't greasy like some other places. Staff are very friendly and happy to explain what they are bringing around. A bit... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Could have been a bad day for the chef but the food was absolutely terrible. We couldnt even finish our food it was so disappointing. I dont usually write reviews but I've never been so let down by yum cha in my life! First and last time at this restaurant.. we wont be back for seconds. Wish we had never... More 

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Thank Vicky P
Canberra, ACT
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Can highly recommend the Yum Cha "Lucky Seafood Restaurant " in Meadowland Drive, Somerville, Manukau. Good service, plenty of choices and inexpensive.

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Thank Lily66Can
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

The food is very nice and the cost very reasonable. The tables are spaced out nicely and it is usually full of people on a weekend. Been here for yum cha too and the food is nice but sometimes a little bit too salty. Otherwise a very nice place to eat at.

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Thank Meizee
Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

We were taken to Lucky Seafood Restaurant for Saturday lunch by friends and the first thing I noticed was how many Chinese were eating here (and relatively few Europeans). Service was prompt, staff attentive and the restaurant busy. We thoroughly enjoyed a range of dishes - including squid, chicken claws, beef tendons (tripe), prawn dumplings and more - finishing with... More 

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Thank John S
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

We are regulars - usually once a week. Sometimes we are two of seemingly few Europeans amongst many Chinese (a sure sign that the food is authentic). The service is usually frantic, the food great, and always with a very warm welcome. run by very dedicated and passionate owners, worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

If you want amazing food with super friendly service (especially the host Jean) then give Luckys a try. The hot and spicy pork chops, green beans and chilli chicken were particular favourites. Great value for money and BYO to boot!!!! Won't get better in Auckland

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2015 via mobile

We went there with a few friends for dinner. My pet hate with Chinese or ethnic eating places - service staff who can barely communicate in English. Food is okay, typically Hong Kong cooking style. The long green beans were good. Portion size is small compared to other similar Chinese eating places while the price / cost is higher. There... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2015

There are quite a lot of eateries in Somerville; most of them are small ones and Lucky Seafood is considered a comparatively bigger one. I was there for yum-cha. Customers look mostly like locals who like to take care of themselves in term of services. Dim-sums (small dishes) are pushed out in trolleys or brought in trays, and stopped at... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2014 via mobile

I attended a wedding dinner held at this restaurant. Appetizers were deep fried spring rolls and wanton. It was acceptable. The lobster noodles were very tasty and is recommended. I also liked the yam basket which was well done. The steamed salmon with black beans was very good. I was not impressed with the Prawn balls but the rest of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Seafood, Asian
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit A8 125 Meadowland Drive | Somerville, Manukau, New Zealand (Formerly Penny City)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Manukau

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