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Buon Venuti

1 Broadway, Papakura, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible10%
3 weeks ago
“A little disappointing”
2 Feb 2017
“Hidden gem in Auckland suburbs ”
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Italian, Pizza, European
$$ - $$$
1 Broadway, Papakura, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From what we had read it was supposed to be an Italian styled restaurant but other than the pizzas, nothing very Italian.The food was okay but rather expensive for what was on offer.The service was average, but a few more smiles from the mature lady...More

Thank John & Cheryl H
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Booked for Wednesday nite 7pm in advance for family of 5. A special ocassion, my sons 21st. Waited 40 mins for entree and another 40mins for drinks and main meal. Bad management but good food. The Manager apologised but the $12 discount on a $212...More

Thank eyesf53
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Came here with my partner and was surprised to see the change in the restaurant. They've expanded and it looks great! Service was perfect, food was out quickly. Selection of meals are great. We had the pizza bread and added cheese, the vegetarian pasta and...More

Thank katyw593
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Food definitely not Italian. All too drenched in tomato sauce. Not recommendable. Tried this place several times. Service was decent depending on what student was working. Owner friendly enough but doesn't know Italian food either.

Thank Ine M
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

A nice little gem in the Suburbs of Auckland, the beautiful city in New Zealand. We were warmly received and seated. The food was freshly cooked and very tasty. I heartily recommend

Thank hovipra
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Got some takeaway, pretty bland pizza's and very very small. They have two sizes, family and standard, family is a small large pizza and standard is tiny, barely a snack.

Thank Mitch S
Reviewed 29 April 2016

dined here on a Thursday night wine list offered scratched out listings , needs a revamp menu was satisfactory but prices are way over the top for what was received $38 for a Prawn and pasta dish with a green salad very mediocre 6 prawns...More

Thank johntoddl
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Last time we visited wasn't very sucessful. Great garlic bread, the rest leaves a lot to be desired. I ordered the fillet steak but received another cut of meat, definately not fillet, served with deep-fried re-heated potato, and luke warm veges, and way overpriced! Daughter...More

Thank Euronuta
Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

Been to his place a few times now when back in NZ visiting family. Good Italian food, the garlic pizza bread is just as the Italians make it. Service is good and food served in a timely manner. There is an outdoor seating area as...More

Thank Travelbug7273
Reviewed 7 January 2016

We went along on a week night and sad to see we were the only ones there for the first hour or so but that was great for us as we had excellent,fast service and great food accompanied by a few Italian beers. Prices were...More

Thank littlemshappy
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$18 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 12:00
17:00 - 12:00
17:00 - 12:00
17:00 - 12:00
17:00 - 12:00
16:00 - 12:00
17:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Broadway, Papakura, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
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