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Al Forno

34 Anzac Street | Takapuna, Takapuna, Auckland 0622, New Zealand
+64 9-488 0179
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (32 reviews)
“gelato” (4 reviews)
“veal” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
34 Anzac Street | Takapuna, Takapuna, Auckland 0622, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Went without booking in the hope of getting a table. Managed to get one of the last inside tables. Noticed afterwards that they made every effort to find seating for new arrivals. Treated us like guests in their home. Food all good. I loved their...More

Thank RossAnderson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant food and great service...so glad I discovered this place. Rang the very next day to order takeaway

Thank tiddlesmango
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were here as a group of 5 with a reservation as Saturday night was packed. Obviously popular with locals. Very attentive service and knowledgeable server. Food was well presented and delicious. I had veal Marsala and it was fabulous. Accompanying vegetables cooked perfectly. No...More

Thank Kara M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner for 2 last night. We were given the dreaded table by the door - think cigarette smoke and breeze. Asked for the next table (3 seater) but we were told it was reserved. A few minutes later 2 guys walked in, asked for a...More

1  Thank oliveoilthyme
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As it is our ladt few days in auckland we had to go back to one of our favorite spots in auckland.My wife who is really stacking on the pounds wanted to have one more proper meal before we put her on a diet and...More

Thank greg b
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Once again AL Forno gave us a wonderful dining experience! Highly recommend the special pasta and the calamari! Make sure you book as it is a very popular place.

Thank traceyd483
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Visited Al Forno for dinner. Quite popular on a Saturday night so would recommend calling ahead, however they do takeaway and uber eats which was nice to see. I had the Pollo Galliano, which I enjoyed, as my main. I was expecting it to be...More

Thank WanderingJandal
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Really delicious pasta dishes. Good value when considering how much seafood I got in my pasta! Gorgeous wine and ambiance. Friendly attentive staff. Will be bringing the whole family back when they visit from the UK!

Thank Amy Y
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Fresh ingredients, European standards of classic bistro, super attentive staff and great atmosphere!

Thank D7921ES_
Reviewed 6 September 2017

An amazing experience. Whether you drop in early for a bespoke pizza before the movies or decide to dine later for a main meal, it will be a fabulous experience. Whether it's steak or fish, AlForno is so consistently good.

Thank 20lancaster
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15 March 2017|
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Response from James M | Reviewed this property |
To be very honest. I don't know if they do allow BYO. But, they do have a pretty good wine list and from memory those wines really match the food. I would try the Chianti Classico Reserva. Only available by the bottle. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$34
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Anzac Street | Takapuna, Takapuna, Auckland 0622, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  North Shore  >  Takapuna
  • Phone Number: +64 9-488 0179
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