Besos Latinos Restaurant

M16-41 ELLIOTT ST, CBD, New Zealand
Restaurant info
Opening Information

Lunch: Tuesday to Friday 12.00 – 2.00pm
Dinner: Tuesday to Saturday 5.30pm – Late
Sundays: 12.00 – 3:00pm & 5:00pm – 9:00pm

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Well Behaved Children Welcome
  • Vegetarian choice
  • Private Functions
  • Gluten Free
  • Event Space
  • Dietary Needs Catered For
  • Corporate Events
  • Cocktails
  • Bar

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, Latin American, Mexican, Argentinian, Brazilian, Caribbean, Chilean, Cocktails, Cuban, Diner, International, Modern Peruvian, Peruvian, Romantic, Set Menu, Steak, Street Food Style, Tasting Menu, Vegan Friendly
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Thursday, 15 August 2019

Your wait staff are lovely and the food is great, however we were super disappointed our table had their meals arrived SO far apart. The excuse was one meal took longer to cook but in reality they should have all been served at the same time. Not 20-30 minutes apart. We couldn’t enjoy eating together!

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Visited On Saturday, 10 August 2019

Thank you so much for making our daughters 13th birthday dinner so special. Your personal touches, amazing service and friendliness were second to none. We will most definitely be back.

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Visited On Thursday, 01 August 2019

Absolutely exceptional service and the food was amazing! We will definitely be back.

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Visited On Saturday, 27 July 2019

Great food, great atmosphere. Genuine Central and south America food

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Visited On Sunday, 21 July 2019

Loved it all! Especially the restaurant decor, I think that is a real selling point! Good service, extensive menu that was a joy to decide from...highly recommended!

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Visited On Friday, 19 July 2019

Great place

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Visited On Sunday, 14 July 2019

Enjoyable meal and can’t wait for you to open in Halsey St

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Visited On Saturday, 06 July 2019

I had to walk around the restaurant repeatedly to find someone to take our orders or clear our table. Food came out cold. Good setting but overall the evening was a disaster.

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Visited On Saturday, 29 June 2019

Friendly, great service, fresh and tasty food, good selection of drinks

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Visited On Saturday, 22 June 2019

We got our drinks and entree but then... no dinners. We waited over an hour and then asked, and apparently our order had been lost somehow on the computer and we had to start over. So that was a little ??? but actually I didn't mind the wait because my date was awesome :-)

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Visited On Saturday, 22 June 2019

Luis, Cecilia and the team at Besos are fantastic. Drinks and food came out quickly. Great Latina atmosphere with true Mexican flavors and affordably priced.

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Visited On Saturday, 15 June 2019

My beef was a bit hard. My friend did not like fajitas at all. It was not a standard fajita with tortillas and other stuff with it.

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Visited On Saturday, 15 June 2019

We visit whenever we're in Auckland, delicious food and great atmosphere.

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Visited On Saturday, 08 June 2019

The food was delicious, the service was polite, attentive and lovely. We're very impressed by the ambience and music. Well done, guys! 🌶🌶🌶🌶

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Visited On Saturday, 25 May 2019

Excellent service and food

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Visited On Saturday, 18 May 2019

great time had...food was excellent...little disappointed with the desert menu..no Churro's but will definitely be back

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Visited On Friday, 17 May 2019

Our friend Leanne,who was with us, had been before and recommended your fabulous restaurant but It was our first visit and we had an amazing time. It was Leanne’s birthday and the hat, music and birthday cake along with singling was just the best. Thanks for a fabulous night and we will be back xx

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Visited On Saturday, 11 May 2019

We had a birthday dinner and the stuff were so lovely! Food & drinks were delicious! 100% would recommend.

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Visited On Sunday, 05 May 2019

Great service from our waiter.

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Visited On Tuesday, 30 April 2019

We had a great night here with friends. Plenty of options to choose from in both the food and drink menu. Great venue and friendly staff.

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Visited On Sunday, 21 April 2019

Best margarita I've ever had! Great food but wish it was more. The service was excellent as well.

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Visited On Sunday, 14 April 2019

The food was delicious, service quick and friendly, and awesome setting to dine in.

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Visited On Friday, 12 April 2019

Great food, had a wonderful time!

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Visited On Tuesday, 09 April 2019

Very friendly staff and amazing value with our voucher. Everything was tasty and we want to come back and try other dishes.

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Visited On Sunday, 07 April 2019

I love the ambience of the place. The staff are very accommodating and we enjoyed the food. I would highly recommend and will definitely come back 😊👍🏼

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