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Auckland Reveals Its Top 100 Iconic Dishes for 2024

Hello Beasty's infamous Prawn Toast
Hello Beasty's infamous Prawn Toast
Now in its fourth year, Auckland has revealed it's much-loved dishes that can only be found in the City of Sails.

The public made their nominations at the end of 2023.  The list features legendary dishes that range from fine dining to much loved cafés, food trucks and hidden local gems.

These dishes capture the essence of Tāmaki Makaurau, embodying the cultural melting pot and richness that makes the region so special.

Mayor Wayne Brown says, “Iconic Auckland Eats is a celebration of Auckland‘s culinary scene, its many cultures, our local chefs and hospitality industry.”

Could this be the best pizza in Auckland?
Could this be the best pizza in Auckland? Margherita Pizza from Bivacco restaurant. Photograph by Babiche Martens

So who made the 2024 Iconic Auckland Eats List?

  • Fish Tacos at Fish Smith 
  • Gochu’s famous Milk Bun 
  • Raspberry Lamington at Sugar at Chelsea Bay 
  • Jazar from Gemmayze Street, and their Hummus 
  • Alma’s Pork Pinchitos, Nectarine, Coca 
  • Blue Rose Cafe’s Koko Samoa Cupcakes 
  • Dumplings in Spicy Sauce from Eden Noodles 
  • Ragtag’s Duck Taco 
  • Margherita Pizza from Bivacco Prawn & crab Toast from Hello Beasty 
  • Fish Sliders from Depot 
Discover the full list of 100 Iconic Auckland Eats here


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