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26 Courtenay | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-802 4442
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
26 Courtenay | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

4 of us out for casual Sunday night dinner, it was lovely and warm on a terribly cold night. We had warmed olives to start and then all had entrees as we were really hungry. The calamari was soft and full of flavour, the soup...More

Thank Gingerules
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved our visit to this family-friendly restaurant. The food was really excellent and our server was wonderful. Really enjoyable evening and just as I remember it from nearly 20 years ago when I lived in Wellington.

Thank 0jacquiew
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've dined at Nicolinis most times when in Wellington and have never been disappointed. Superb authentic Italian cuisine, flavorful and always satisfies combined with great service its hard to pass by.

Thank Kerry M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is one of my local favourite. Since I left Wellington, every time when I'm back I'll dine at the restaurant. Every time when I'm back I even order the same dish. It is a trip down memory lane after all so it makes...More

Thank Jackie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just an epic place! Reasonable price for high quality pasta. Tried virtually everything on their menu and honestly they are all so good.

Thank Aakarsh D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly staff and great food. Portion sizes are huge. Always a great meal at Nicolinis. They modify food to your dietary needs. GF, dairy free, etc

Thank Kevin K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a typical family Italian restaurant with quick and freindly service and good wholesome Italian food

Thank James B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When it comes to food in Wellington, there are lots of very good options but this place by far is one the best. The food is amazing, portion size is generous, complemented by an always excellent selection of wine. The staff is super friendly and...More

Thank Oleg M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is excellent, the Fagottini and the rigatoni Roma are among my favorite pasta dishes. I strongly suggest the place not only for the great food but also for the extended wine list. The atmosphere remind me of a traditional Trattoria, very appropriate and...More

Thank merl8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here for a friends birthday. My food was really good so can't complain about that. However, 2 of our friends food came and the portion was tiny- they clearly had made 1 portion and decided to split it. Also, a friend had joined us...More

Thank GN1990
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Courtenay | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-802 4442
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