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Ciccio Italian Cafe

1262 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-348 1828
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1262 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This incredible Italian restaurant was so amazing we went back for 2 nights in a row and trust me. It has to be pretty bl*** amazing for me to want to go back for a second session in 2 days. The Carbonara was a thing...More

Thank tuffalan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm having the milkshake and Ferraro Roche cake at here. Two of us can't finish it. We had our lunch at Rotorua then straight away came here. That's really full! But the milkshake and cake really tasty and special. Thumbs up!

Thank jing l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this place. The food is great, coffees great and desserts to die for. I am a regular at this cafe and could not fault it. The waiting staff are always cheery and polite, which is why I don't feel great about giving their...More

Thank k2512b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here after it was highly recommended by a local guide, definitely did not disappoint. Something for everyone, kids meals were fabulous as was ours. Service was great, nothing was a problem. Well done team :)

Thank reneehaye
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the most delicious meal here. Hubby had spaghetti and meatballs which he really enjoyed and I had the spaghetti Marina. OMG the mussels were to die for each about 70 mm each, they were huge and the prawns and fish in it was also...More

Thank Glenda R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best meal we had in all our travels!! The ravioli special was the most amazing flavour, and the portions were huge!! My partners dessert (sundae with brownie) was impressive and the Italian hot choc- beyond words! Chocoholics dream come true. Thanks to chef 'B' and...More

Thank little_miss_07
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We have been to this restaurant before and loved it, but this time had the kids 😀 Book ahead as this is an extremely popular restaurant, lucky for us we were dining early and got a last minute reservation. Adults had the risotto Bella Zia...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We went for a staff afternoon tea and to try the much talked about freak shakes. For $13.50 these monsters were worth it. They are sweet, delicious and very very filling. The staff are super friendly and the atmosphere is great. They also do an...More

Thank Keryn69
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Negatives: my son booked a table for 6 adults and we were put next to another reserved table including children in high chairs - consideration should have been given to separating the tables. Drinks were slow.... really slow, had to go to counter to request...More

Thank Luvinspoonful
Reviewed 29 June 2017

My daughter ordered the steak rare and it was and in her words it is the best steak in town, i ordered the risotto for something different it was delicious

Thank NeilnLisa
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1262 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-348 1828
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Two Generations of the family (La Famiglia) work and run the Cafe, bringing their expertise together for an unforgettable Italian encounter.Ciccio is fully Licensed with a wide range of beverages available including both New Zealand & Italian wines by the glass or bottle. In the winter months you can cosy up on the couch next to the fire....come summertime you choose, basking in the glorious sun alfresco or, escape to air conditioned comfort. Relaxed casual dining, great place to meet friends and family.Ciccio prides itself on serving authentic Italian food at affordable prices in a relaxed & casual environment that caters equally well for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner, Ciccio is well known for producing magnificent Cakes & goodies so duck in for a delicious treat, or relax with a coffee, beer or glass of wine.
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