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Prego Restaurant

226 Ponsonby Rd | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
+64 9-376 3095
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“prego” (173 reviews)
“duck risotto” (13 reviews)
“pizza” (60 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
226 Ponsonby Rd | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Now that Prego has been in business for 36.5 years, one needs to look at the reasons for its success & longevity on the competitive Ponsonby Rd strip. The food has always been of a consistently high standard, the ambience created by the staff, of...More

Thank Emjay2801
Reviewed 6 days ago

We've been big fans of Prego over the years and decided to bring our best friends for a celebratory meal out last night. And everything was a disaster! The French waitress was very unfriendly, our meals were COLD (linguini and two lambs, the risotto was...More

1  Thank Juanenz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Both of us being born and bred in the New York area, we have very particular standards for Italian food and pizza. Based on others' reviews we had high hopes for Prego. It can be hard to find authentic ethnic food in New Zealand. Usually...More

Thank Sailgirl22
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We eat at Prego at least once every couple of weeks either with our kids or with friends or just my husband and I. CONSISTENT always! The dishes that are a must to order are; calamari, saltimbocca do pollo, garlic pizza bread, ZUPPA DI PESCE...More

Thank torsporterandrews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always been a fan of Prego for the great atmosphere, friendly staff and amazing food! Personally I can never go past the calamari with the margarita pizza! And my wife can’t get anything but the saltimbocca chicken!

Thank David T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

LOCATION Ponsonby area AMBIANCE The outside area was great to have a drink beforehand while waiting. I would have liked to eat out there too if it was possible. Once we got seated, we were given a table in the corner which was great, because...More

Thank bagwags
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An Oldy but still a goody. Monday night and it’s the busiest restaurant in Ponsonby. Why? Because the food is consistently good. Plenty of vegetarian selections if you like pasta or pizza. Rocket salad was lovely. The pasta dish I had was really very nice....More

Thank Kushla R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shared the bruschetta and arugula salad. Both were excellent as was the vegetarian pasta and the tuna with spicy sauce. Wine very good and prices for wine reasonable. Service some of the best I have seen: friendly, efficient, and professional. Mostly locals so this is...More

Thank leightayl0r
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have not been to Prego for years Back there for the Pride Parade The Vongole was amazing mixture of a classic Italian dish with fantastic New Zealand cockles and Tuatua Delicious duck risotto great wine list with intelligent and knowledgeable wine service Must not wait...More

Thank SalidNZ
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

My partner and myself visited Prego I try to get back every time I visit NZ and our crecent visit did not disappoint. Venison carpaccio and confit pork belly was a great start with a glass of bubbles to wash it down. Steak and the...More

Thank BearLeft
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31 January 2018|
Response from lobetravel58 | Reviewed this property |
I dont quite remember exactly all the menu but they have a big range. And they also have the specials daily.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 226 Ponsonby Rd | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-376 3095
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outdoor dining, Take out available, Full menu all day and night.
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