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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As always Adriannas meal and service was amazing. There was 9 of us there and every meal was beautiful. So good to be able to go out again and Adriannas made us all feel safe and looked after us. We will all be back.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Italian food? Poor and low grade beef meat spread over 2 layers of cheese and pasta and they call that their best award winning lasagne according to the female manager. The serving size was a joke for $27.50 which I thought they gave me a...kids serving. No care given when I complained about the portion and taste. Definitely not authentic Italian or service. Bypass Adriana’s.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 11 September 2021

Everything was delicious but I was expecting more from the Lasagna! It was a bit bland for my taste. But my wife's choice of Farfelle al Salmone was excellent!

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 31 July 2021

It was such a treat for my wife and I to dine at Adriana's this week while visiting Hamilton for business. A cute and authentic (not shiny and trendy) family run restaurant with a delightful intimate atmosphere. So intimate in fact that my wife and...I spent some time discussing the artwork on the walls. Like similar restaurants in our beloved Tuscany, the wine list isn't large, but is decent, and not overpriced. It was a hard choice deciding what to have as we wanted to try it all. My wife was happy with her Petto Pollo al Pomodoro and my choice of Farfelle al Salmone had just the right balance of pasta to cream to salmon to capers. I went for the entre sized portion, together with garlic bread of course, and it was enough, leaving room for desert. we were going to share a Tiramisu, but when my wife spied the Affogato at the next table, she had to have it, leaving me to eat the crazy good Tiramisu all by myself. My only regret is that I didn't get to have one of the awesome looking steaks that were being devoured by other diners. This is the sort of place I could happily go to every week for a casual meal, served by pleasant and competent staff, and all at a good price. Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 25 July 2021 via mobile

Beautiful food, friendly staff and lovely space. Only turn off was the long wait for food, took them one hour serve food for 3 people!

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 11 July 2021

My partner was in Hamilton recently for business,and I was hunting for restaurants to eat at night.What a surprise to find one, on Tripadvisor acrross the road from our hotel. ADRIANA ..what a find. We have travel extensively around the world and spent alot of...time in Italy and just love the cuisine. So pushing open the front day on a very cold night we found a trattoria authentically decked out in Tuscany colours, with art works covering the walls. We were promptly greeted and shown to our table. Garlic bread was our first choice which arrived hot, garlicy and crisp. It disappeared very quickly.i i ordered bowtie pasta with meatballs in the most delicious creamy blue vein sauce.The meatballs are made from prime beef . Usually they can be abit rubbery, but these meatballs melted in your mouth. I sometimes feel uncomftably full after eating pasta, but not this time. My partner ordered the fillet steak in a Italian tomato sauce and the meat just fell apart.. it was beauitfully cooked. The small salad was crisp and very fresh , unusual in mid winter. The service was very friendly and well trained.Amber was an absolute delight, and she added to making the night so enjoyable. This restaurrant would be a favourite if we lived here, and next time it will be top of the list. Thank you very much, Adrianas you made us very happy.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 24 May 2021

Adrianas is a great restaurant for a cute date or a group party. We often visit as a group of 6-8 for birthdays or celebrations and are never disappointed. A special shoutout to Ann, the owner, and Bridget, our regular waitress, who are absolutely lovely....Garlic bread is especially delicious and as a bonus the place is byo.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 17 May 2021

It's been a little while since we last went to Adriana's for dinner and it was such a joy to receive a warm welcome and to know that the food is still as great as always. This is our favourite Hamilton restaurant because it is...small, service is excellent and the food is delicious. The background music also enhances the experience. Thank you once again.!!!More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 12 May 2021

My wife and I dined at Adriana's last night and were pleasantly impressed by the very professional staff, polished service and no-nonsense menu - no pretentious terminology on the menu, fresh ingredients in the dishes, huge helpings, and a bit of old-world charm. The decor...and atmosphere reminded us of a classic restaurant in Italy. There was a real buzz around the place, which was packed to the rafters , even though it was early on a Tuesday evening. Tip: Adriana's is open on Monday nights, when many other Hamilton restaurants are closed, so there's no need to stay at home and eat leftovers on Mondays!! We cannot wait to return to this gem of a restaurant and work our way through the menu. We've already decided what to order next time!More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 7 May 2021

Adriana's Restaurant is our favourite restaurant in Hamilton. The menu is so appealing that we order a different meal each time we dine here. I love that the majority of pasta meals can be ordered entree size which allows room for one of their fabulous...desserts. The welcome is always warm and friendly. The timing of the delivery of the courses is perfect. We never feel rushed but we are never left waiting for long. As the restaurant is on the cosy side it has a wonderful buzz as it is always well booked. Thank you Adrian's for consistently good food and service.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Adriana's Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4