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Di Mare Restaurant & Cafe

Shop 9 251 Parnell Road, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
+64 9-300 3260
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (15 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (6 reviews)
“steak” (23 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, New Zealand, Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Shop 9 251 Parnell Road, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a dinner here the last night before our friends flew back home. What a wonderful way to end a our vacation! The atmosphere is great, and the food was very good and nicely presented. We all enjoyed our meals.

Thank Kim W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were on our way to La Porcetta in Parnell when a lady enticed us to come to her restaurant, Di Mare. We were hungry so decided to follow her, to a cosy and little Italian/Greek restaurant in an alley off Parnell Road. We had...More

Thank MandyC70_13
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

What a great place for our group.. They accommodated 8 people, opening another room and served us promptly and efficiently! The food was amazing! Our mixed grill was cooked to perfection. Next time we are in Auckland it's a must for fine food. 👍👍👍👍

Thank Helen G
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Apparently they've been there for 20 years. I've actually been here before but didn't realize that straight away. I often struggle to find nice seafood in Auckland. Now I have a place to go when I don't want to try new places in the hopes...More

Thank EscapadeHerc
Reviewed 16 April 2017

While there are dozens of fine restaurants located in the Parnell Village section of Auckland, Di Mare is popular among the locals because they serve one of the best home-cooked Italian style seafood and steaks in the city. I was there recently for dinner and...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We sat outside in the garden/courtyard (just off Parnell Rd), which created a nice atmosphere. The food was delicious.

Thank entropy71
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This is a pleasant ittle family-run Italian restaurant just off Parnell Road. It is a simple, homely establishment and the food is simple home fare - nothing grand but the service from Marcia was friendly and helpful. Some of the tablecloths were looking a bit...More

1  Thank Philip N
Reviewed 19 March 2017

The restaurant in not on the main street. It is down a walkway. Great setting though. We sat out in the courtyard. We has the smoked fish mornay, it was ok. For entrees we had the Ocean Platter di mare $34.00 NZ Loaded with seafood...More

1  Thank Mark1Rob
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Quaint little restaurant tucked away down an access off Parnel Road. We ate outside under the awning during a light rain and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves watching the people come and go at the galleries. The pasta was very good and of a quantity that could...More

1  Thank Barbara P
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Lunch - delicious food outdoors in an enclosed patio, service was great and prices reasonable. We would return for dinner if time had permitted

1  Thank art b
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:30
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17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 9 251 Parnell Road, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-300 3260
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