Satisfy Your Nachos Cravings At These Delicious Auckland Joints

Megan Zara Walsh Megan Zara Walsh - Staff Writer

Best Nachos

Holy guacamole, what delicious nachos!

I’m sure those of you who landed here could have a bowl of scrumptious nachos for dinner everyday. And, we may even go as far to say that nachos are the world’s most divine food. Crunchy tortilla chips, topped with juicy meats, melted cheese, sour cream, guacamole and more. What’s not to like? Indeed, nachos are soul-satisfying and perfect for wolfing into yourself or sharing with friends. Here are five Auckland spots that cater the most iconic nachos. And hey, some are even plant-based for all the vegans.

1. Mexican Café

Expect a selection of diverse nachos dishes at this joint. Think huge plates of Classic Nachos with shredded chicken or spicy ground beef with plenty of toppings or else the Extra Special Nachos with plain chicken, beef or vegetarian ingredients. Small portions start at $16, while the over-the-top larger platters are $26. Opt for their dish & drink deal for just $15, and bags yourself a delightful nachos dish combined with a margarita.

📍 67 Victoria Street West, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

2. JOSE’S Cantina

This 5-star Mexican bar serves up decent portion sizes of authentic Mexican food. Feast on the epic fresh gluten-free friendly chicken, beef or prawn nachos covered in smokey chipotle sauce, vegetables, cheeses, sour cream and lots more. Indeed, these nachos are a must-try for nachos lovers. Be sure to get a tequila while you’re here for the greatest foodie experience.

📍 12-14 Birkenhead Avenue, Birkenhead, Auckland 0626, New Zealand

3. Dos Amigos

Another scrumptious Mexican joint ready to send your tastebuds to heaven. Expect a generous portion of nachos, either chicken, beef or plain, topped with lots of wholesome ingredients, from melted cheese to red onions and olives, sour cream, salsa and more. Indeed, one of the best nachos places in Auckland.


📍 93 Tamaki Drive, Mission Bay, Auckland 1071, New Zealand

4. Zambrero

Head to this Mexican spot for a quick fix of the most droll-worthy nachos in a box. They promise healthy and wholesome ingredients that will satisfy your tastebuds. When it comes to nachos, you can select your choice of fillings and meats paired with melted cheese, guacamole, sour cream and tomato salsa. Indeed, one of the best and affordable nachos spots in Auckland.

📍 Various Locations

5. Mad Mex

Another fantastic chain where you can indulge on healthy Mexican fast food. Choose between an array of grilled or slow-cooked meats for your nachos dish, such as chicken, pork or vegan chicken, paired with queso, black beans, sour cream, guacamole, shredded lettuce, just to name a few. Certainly, you’ll end up in a nachos food coma.

📍 Various Locations

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