In The Know: Top Fast Food Restaurants In Auckland

Date Feb 12, 2021
Blog category Mobile Phone
By Staff Writer

Are you in a rush and want to grab something quick along the way? Perhaps, you’re on a tight budget but still want some delicious meals? You’re in luck as Auckland has a lot of great fast food restaurants offering delicious meals at affordable prices! 

From the biggest global chains to proudly local eateries, here are some of the best fast food restaurants across Auckland.


Maccas, McDs, Golden Arches, or whatever you wanna call it, Kiwis can always rely on the familiar goodness in their menu! Of course, there's always their classics Big Mac, McNuggets, McFlurry, but as with every other country, Macca offers their unique local meals. Here in NZ, we have the Kiwi Burger and Georgie Pies.

Aside from the delicious menu, Macca’ stores also come ready with different amenities such as Wi-Fi, McCafé, Playland, and Dining Room Open! Dining in isn’t your only option as well! You can choose from Drive-Thru, McDelivery, and Take-Out Only, with some opening 24/7!


Get a finger-lickin’ good meal with KFC! Colonel Sanders offers delicious a variety of fried chicken meals — from chicken tenders, chicken popcorns, and chicken wings! Get them for as an individual meal, as a sharing, or as a bucket meal.

Although KFC is best known for their fried chicken, you can also grab some quick bites like burgers, zingers, and twisters. They often have coupons and big discounts so make sure to check them out before placing your order.


Hell Pizza

New Zealanders know that Hell Pizza actually tastes like heaven! They offer different pizzas — even one that's plant-based! You don’t have to get rid of pizza in your diet simply because you’ve gone vegan, right?

Score some of their ‘96 original featuring seven deadly sins! Talk about fully embracing the concept of their hellish menu! Most of all, they’re completely local unlike the previous fast food restaurants on the list! 

Lord of the Fries

What's a wittier name for your fast food restaurant than Lord of the Fries? Don’t mistake fries as always unhealthy though; they’re a fully ethical company offering plant-based fries, burgers, hotdogs, and sides!

They have two locations across Auckland — one in Downtown at Commerce Street and one in Uptown at Karangahape Road. If you’re tired of unhealthy food and craving something healthy quick, hit up Lord of the Fries!


Care for some cheeky Nando’s? Grab some Lemon and Herb or Flamed Grill Peri-Peri Chicken in their several restaurants across Auckland. Aside from their 1/4, 1/2, or whole bird chargrilled chicken, you can also grab some burgers and wraps, salad bowls, and sides.

For avid Nando’s lovers, make sure to sign up for their Peri-Perks! This lets you take advantage of freebies and food offers, a free birthday meal, as well as free chips upon signing up! Only members get these perks, so get this before your purchase.


Burgerfuel has already gone global, but they’ve started as a humble NZ-owned and operated company! You could’ve guessed from the name that they make great burgers from wholesome and often healthy ingredients.

You don’t have to worry about getting your favourite menu from Burgerfuel. In Auckland alone, they have over 20 locations across the city, and probably still expanding! Make sure to check out their VIB membership to score some coupons!

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Want some Mexican fix other than Mad Mex? Try out some menu from Zambrero! Of course, Mexican food won’t be complete without burritos and chicken, bowls, nachos and quesadilla, guacamole, and many more!

Aside from these meals, they also have vegetarian options as well as a kid’s menu! They have over five fast food restaurants across Auckland, so you’ll never run out of locations to get your favourite Mexican fix.

Burger Wisconsin

For over two decades, Burger Wisconsin has been the favourite local burger place of many New Zealanders! They’re a gourmet burger option with a strong focus on the freshest and most delicious ingredients.

Burger Wisconsin has a wide variety of meals including some sides like fries, wedges, and onion rings. After your delightful meal, they offer local fizzy drinks like Lemmy Lemonade and Gingerella for some refreshments.

Tank Juice Bar

So maybe fast food restaurants are not the best option for you, but you can check out Tank Juice Bar for your healthy fix. They’re the perfect go-to place especially if you aren’t craving for something heavy like a full meal.

Tank offers a wide range of juice and smoothies, with the options to go plant or protein-based. If you want something more filling, they have vegan salads and wraps too. They have more than 30+ locations across Auckland, so no worries about stopping for some juice.

Sal’s Authentic New York Pizza

Bigger isn’t always better, but it's always so good with Sal’s Authentic New York Pizza! You can get up to 27.5” pizza made from genuine American ingredients like Pepperoni, Cheese, Sausage, Meatballs, and Chicken!

If you want to go even bigger, you can grab their 35” pizzas! Taste their classics like Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, and Staten Island. For the sweet tooth, you can finish off your meal with their desserts such as New York Cheesecake and Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream.

Find the fast food restaurants near you! 

Grab your favourite meals from fast food restaurants near you! Most of them have several stores across Auckland so you can always dine-in, take out, or have your meal delivered wherever you are. 

To find the store nearest you, hit the search bar and search using your mobile data. But before that, make sure you have an unlimited amount of data to use the internet anytime, anywhere!

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