• Johnny Barr's Strawberry Margarita
    Our delicious margaritas, served in a jug and your choice of classic or strawberry variety!
  • Johnny Barr's Microbrew Tap Selection
    Try our delicious range of microbrew beers, ciders and house wines, all available on tap!
  • Johnny Barr's Contemporary Dining Area
    Our venue features a bar, cafe lounge and contemporary dining area - perfect for any occasion!
  • Johnny Barr's Thai Beef Salad
    Our Thai Beef Salad, available as a salad or in a soft flour tortilla wrap!
  • Johnny Barr's Full Breakfast
    Our fully-loaded big breakfast, with eggs your way, bacon, sausage, tomato and delicious kumara hash fritter. Served with two pieces of thick, crunchy toast on the side!
  • Johnny Barr's Fresh BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich
    Slow roasted for sixteen hours, and served in our delcious house BBQ sauce with cheddar and red cabbage cider slaw! Add fries, skinny wedges or salad!
  • Johnny Barr's Empire State Burger
    The Empire State Burger - a massive hunger-busting behemoth of a burger, served with fries and your choice of drink. Ask our staff about the Empire State Challenge!
  • Johnny Barr's Fresh Fish Tacos
    A house favourite! Our fresh fish taco is made with a tempura battered fish of the day, soft flour tortilla, our red cabbage cider slaw, avocado, house mango salsa and delicious red pepper sauce!

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Johnny Barr's Wynyard Quarter - Fresh, Simple, Innovative.Now Open 7 Days!

Opening Hours


6am – 8pm


10am – 8pm


Come on down for delicious meals,
top notch drinks and classy cocktails!

We follow our mantra of ‘Fresh, Simple, Innovative’ to deliver you top-notch service and a great dining experience. If you’re looking for a great night out, a delicious lunch break, delightful dinner or just a tasty snack with inspired drinks… come by for a visit!


Johnny Barr’s is an upscale American diner in the Wynyard Quarter. We’re a daytime café, a creative and casual evening dining restaurant, then a cocktail bar and lounge by night. We also serve the best coffee in the Wynyard Quarter. Period!

We boast our own line of ‘Johnny Beers’ craft brews on tap, delightful wines and a range of specialty martinis that will blow your mind! (Ask to try the Key Lime Pie martini!) Our tasty bar snacks are perfect for a light bite and to nibble away on while you’re trying our great selection of drinks.

The restaurant showcases our chef’s fresh, simple, and innovative take on classic Americana. We serve not 1 but 5 styles of gourmet macaroni & cheese. You just have to try them all! For the sweet tooth our desserts include warm apple pie, ice cream cookie sandwiches, traditional New York style cheesecake and a world famous banana foster.

Worked up a hunger? We serve breakfast all day! Try our ‘create your own omelette’ and pick your favourite fillings. We make an awesome breakfast burrito and our banana–chocolate chip Belgian style waffles served with salted walnut butter and mascarpone taste like home! The lunch menu includes our famous fried chicken and waffles – both East and West coast style, beer battered fish of the day tacos, a three cheese grilled sandwich with tomato soup, New England seafood chowder and plenty more!

Our café hosts a plethora of cabinet food made fresh daily – try our Jalapeno cornbread, caramel apples, sandwiches and wraps – then wash them down with a variety of freshly pressed juices, smoothies, and our delightful thickshakes!

Scroll down to book your table with us online now and we’ll email you back a booking confirmation. For parties of 10 or more give us a quick call on 09 303 4153.

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If you would like to book your next function, enquire about our food and drink, or just have a general question please get in touch.

How to reach us

Email: eat@johnnybarrs.co.nz

Phone: +64 9 303 4153

Johnny Barr’s
Wynyard Quarter

142 Halsey Street,
Wynyard Quarter,
Auckland 1010,
New Zealand

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