Cuisine: Malaysian
Price Point: Mains from $15 - $25

Malaysia’s cuisine is an exciting blend of Malay, Chinese, Indian, Eurasian & Nonya Cooking. Drawing on their multi-ethnic heritage, Malaysian cooks have developed unique variation on Asian favourites such as Malay satay, Chinese fried noodles and Indian curry puffs. But that’s only the beginning. You will also find unusual creation and savoury butter Prawns - a dish that cleverly blends spices and seasoning from all of Malaysia’s major ethnic groups.

Malaysian food is truly a melting pot of cultures and culinary styles. Take the Assam Curry Fish as an example. Curry spices from Indian traders, the Assam paste made from traditional Malay recipe, and the unique method of cooking that came from early Chinese inhabitants, combined together to form a delectable dish of extraordinary taste and smell. Its style is so complex and remarkable; it will not do just by merely labelling it as a Malay/Indian/Chinese delicacy.

Instead, it deserves a whole new category by itself, and that is Malaysian Cuisine.

Fully licensed & BYO wine.

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Mutiara Malaysian Restaurant
66 Ponsonby Road
Ponsonby
Auckland

Open Hours:
Lunch – Monday to Friday – 11.30 a.m. till 2.30 p.m. Lunch only close on Public holiday;
Dinner – 7 nights, 5.30 p.m. till late.

Phone: 09 376 2759
Website: www.mutiara.co.nz/

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Mutiara Malaysian Restaurant
Location: Ponsonby
Cuisine: Malaysian
Mains: $15 - $25

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The money bags were so delicious

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Really tasty food and friendly service. Limited wine selection but not a deal breaker. Will definitely be back!

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Awesome Staff and food. Chef was very kind adjusting the menu for my mother in law. We definitely will back soon.

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Gabriel Vilches

I never went to a Malaysian family home but I'm sure that's what grandma's Malaysian food tastes like. Generous portions, tasty food, the staff feels like family as well.

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The food was very delicious, we had the beef and lamb curry and was very tasty. The customer service was great tho as soon we arrived they were very welcoming. Great experience. Will reccomend this place.

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Great food. Excellent service. Value for money.

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James Hayter

The food was amazing! Especially the mixed entree that I had. All of the entree was made by the chef (some places just deep fry frozen crap). The mains were good, it would be better with more people and sharing the dishes though to get a taste of lots of food.

One downside was the outside tables where we were sat were quite sticky.

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The food was delicious and we ate too much!!! Thank you for a lovely evening out

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Ana Nora Fune

Great food, will definitely go back for more!

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great experience, great food!

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Suchit Kaushal

Just loved it, it's. A 23 year old restaurant and the best Malaysian in town

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Brady Page

Great food and friendly service!

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Great food and great service! Thanks!

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Regina Huang

The food was very tasty, and we will definitely go back again.

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We were pretty impressed with Roy , the owner , who came to greet us and explained the special dishes he does for special occasions.

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Mutiara food is ALWAYS amazing!

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Good service and food

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The serving portion size was very small, could it be the restaurant think that we should only be served half of normal serving??. For 2 persons, we had ordered 1 entrée and 4 mains. We were disappointed with how ikan bakar and ayam masak merah were cooked. The sambal sotong was nice but too little. We will not be back. Thanks

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Paul Godfrey

We had a set menu for four people, it was very tasty. Thanks Mutiara Malaysian Restaurant.

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Adam Dalgleish

Awesome food, awesome service.

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Irene Lee

We've been to Mutiara twice now. Although the food was ok, it wasn't as authentic as some of the other Malaysian restaurants that we've been to. The service was mediocre and the waiting staff were not as customer focused.

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James Whyte

Very friendly staff and great tasting Malaysian food, beef rendang very nice and a big fan of the roti would recommend to other Malaysian fans!

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Excellent service and wonderful food, very delicious and good sized portions. Highly recommend

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As soon as we walked through the door, we were treated with a smile and kindness. The food was delicious. I've never eaten Malaysian food before but my family and I loved the food. The restaurant wasn't full at the time we went so a good time to go is 5.30pm on a Friday night. Big Ups!

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Katerina Dvorakova

Really nice staff. We ordered a banquet and all meals were stunning

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Had a lovely Dinner went with my husband and Grand daughter (10) the restaurant nice very small, seats probably about 50 customers comfortably, not flash flash but cosy and clean, only down fall is only one toilet. But if you can overcome that issue the food is really really good, i had for the main butter prawns really yummy yummy, granddaughter had the lamb shanks the best ever the meat just melted in your mouth, hubby had the beef hot pot that was nice to, the chef is very passionate about his food probably why it taste so good he came out and a chat and even served me my butter prawns, and to top it off its a BYO wow so we had entrees 3 and 3 mains and granddaughter had desert hubby had a beer we will be back, you gotta try it.

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WOW - So very impressed with this little restaurant! The food and service were fantastic already planning my next visit.

Thank you so much for a great meal.

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Kate Rotella

Great parking
Prompt and friendly service
Thoroughly enjoyed our time there

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John Stoyanof

A very pleasant experience. Good food and service with the chef coming out to check if everything was good .At this time we were the only diners but this didn’t bother us.

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Good food, great service.

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Andrew Wood

Excellent food - great quick service also

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Kiekie Walker

A very friendly and authentic Malaysian restaurant - we’ll be back!

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Chris Swan

Bright and buzzy even though we had a 5,30 booking through First Table. We were warmly greeted . Generous portions and gracious service.

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Great food and nice service. Definitely recommended for asian food lovers.

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robert Brown

Really good food and service but not busy on a Monday night. Will go again

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Salma Imtiaz

It was our first Table dining experience. Staff are very welcoming. We loved the entrees(Prawn treasures and tomyum soup.Mains are generous portions. I had a Chicken rendang and my hubby had a whole snapper which was yummy and reasonably priced.Its a cosy little place, would definitely go again. The 5.30pm time was great as we had the rest of the evening for dessert and movies

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The food was delicious & tasty! And service was great! I would highly recommend - thanks Mutiara

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All the dishes tasted nice, a little bit less salt will be be even better.

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Haris Murtaza

That Beef Rendang was amazing. Was our first expereince on First Table; they knew what they were doing and the service was great. Had to wait 25 odd minutes for Mains but thats understandable with fresh food. Satay Chicken was also amazing. Their Mamak Style Noodles were a little bland as we are used to spicy food but overall, it was a pleasant experience. 4 stars!!

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Hugo Zhu

Food and service was okay, but one of our mango Beef dish was taste off. Very disappointed. Won’t come back.

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Great food!, My favourite was Asaam fish. Good value good service

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Emily Wright

Great location in Ponsonby and BYO ! The prawns with satay sauce for starters was delicious and the beef rendang was very full of flavour. Attentive staff and overall a lovely experience. We would go back again for a cheap dine out experience.

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Food and service was great. Many thanks!

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Nick Abercrombie

Yummy food and great service. Highly recommended!

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Miquel Dowdle

Great food for a great price, they were very accommodating for our needs.

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Amazing food.

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Good food, friendly service, we will be back.

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Awesome service and great atmosphere. We enjoyed the Mutiara special curry chicken, char kweh teow, ikan bakar, kum heong squid and beef rendang.

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Shawn Liu

Food was excellent. Would rate 6 star if I could. The soups were amazing. Currys were true Malaysian flavor. Regarding the service, can't say it was good. The waiters were chatting to each other and having their dinner. The place has no airconditioning which is a pain as it's quite hot here at the moment. Recommended for the great food

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It was our first time at Mutiara Malaisian Restaurant and we had a great time! The food is very good quality and full of amazing flavours, and the staff is really friendly! Would totally recommend it and will definitely be back for a chicky nasi goreng

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