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Besos Latinos Restaurant

M16-41 ELLIOTT ST, CBD, New Zealand
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Lunch: Tuesday to Friday 12.00 – 2.00pm
Dinner: Tuesday to Saturday 5.30pm – Late
Sundays: 12.00 – 3:00pm & 5:00pm – 9:00pm

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  • Disabled Access
  • Free Wi-Fi
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About Besos Latinos Restaurant

Translating as “Latin kisses,” Besos Latinos promises to romance your palate with a mouth-watering exploration of authentic traditional Latin American cuisine.
Set back from the bustle of Elliott Stables, Besos Latinos immediately transports you out of muggy Auckland. Runned by Mexican Artist Cecilia Mijangos, partner to international award winning Chef Luis Cabrera, the beautifully decorated space is an elegant and inviting evocation of old world hacienda and quaint Pueblo marketplace. Warm brick and exposed timbers are softly lit from the glow of arched sconces. A fountain gurgles. Cecilia’s exuberantly painted mural and dramatic flower arrangements provide a light-hearted foil to the collection of gothic Latin American folk art on the walls.
Besos Latinos is deeply committed to bringing authentic Latin American gourmet cuisine to a new audience. The first restaurant of its kind in New Zealand, Besos Latinos has nothing to do with Tex Mex – the nachos and tacos many New Zealanders mistakenly believe is traditional Latin American cuisine.
The restaurant offers traditional dishes from Argentina, Cuba, Colombia, Mexico, Peru and Venezuela, along with a fine selection of Latin American cocktails, wines and beers.
The staff all hail from Latin American and are always ready to guide diners through the tantalising menu.
Muchas Gracias!

Cuisine: South American
Dress Code: Casual
Price point: $ $
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Visited On Thursday, 29 June 2017

Outstanding service. Every person who served us was upbeat and just lovely and it definitely made for a lovely night! Cant wait to come back and taste everything else on the menu.. it all looked so good and what we had was delicious!

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Visited On Saturday, 01 July 2017

Super helpful staff too! :) Thank you.

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Visited On Saturday, 24 June 2017

Excellent food and service

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Visited On Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Chef Cabrera best chef ever

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Visited On Friday, 16 June 2017

Really enjoyed the food, especially the fish tacos, as its was authentic Latin American cuisine. Good service from staff who could explain each of the menu options

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Visited On Wednesday, 07 June 2017

Empanadas are worth it.

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Visited On Sunday, 04 June 2017

Hola!!Enjoyed the atmosphere and the service was superb. Staff are friendly and attentive. Food was fantastic and definitely coming back!!! Muchias Gracias!!!

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Visited On Friday, 02 June 2017

The food was below average. Very disappointing to see the use of canned corn in some of the dishes we ordered instead of fresh grilled corn. I got two small pieces of hibiscus flower in my main and the rest was mainly corn and red onions. Absolutely overpriced. The guacamole was terrible, all we got was a huge amount of garlic and cheap corn chips from a package. My partner couldn't even finish his main as it was very unappetising. The wine was good and the service very good. Beautiful place and nice decoration.

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