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The Italians - CLOSED

35 Kerikeri Rd, Kerikeri 0245, New Zealand
+64 9-407 5115
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (43 reviews)
“garlic bread” (16 reviews)
“tiramisu” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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35 Kerikeri Rd, Kerikeri 0245, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 417 reviews

Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Ceasar has moved to Wellington with his family, he and the Italians restaurant will be missed by all, and will be remembered by many as a great dining experience and a little piece if Italy in New Zealand's Far North. Our final visit was as...More

Thank John13Turangi
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Excellent food and great service. I am gluten free owing to coeliacs disease and was well catered for . Would highly recommend!

Thank lizcates
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed all our food here. The mussel entree was amazing! Great food. Great service. Sad to hear the won't be in Kerikeri for much longer.

Thank Kateclements
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Being Italian, the meals and takeout pizzas are perfection. Thing to medium crust and plenty of yummy topping. Service fast and very friendly. WE often, as locals return here.

Thank Kerikeri100
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We were recommended here by our hosts and we were not disappointed. Great atmosphere, absolutely buzzing on a Wednesday night. The staff were courteous and friendly with nice attention to detail. The star of the show was the food, brimming with subtle flavours and perfectly...More

Thank Chappaz63
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

We felt like we were in someone's home rather than a restaurant. The cooking was genuine, heartfelt and absolutely delicious. The chef clearly adores cooking and takes pride in the end result... if you book late in the evening then you may have a wait...More

Thank melanied1981
Reviewed 15 February 2017

A testament to the authentic and delicious food is the full restaurant on a Wednesday night, so I recommend you make a booking so you also can enjoy the taste sensation we did. Six people absolutely enjoying their meals so much we followed up with...More

Thank JAD9999
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Amazing food! Lovely atmosphere! Great chef and waitress. Have been to The Italians on many occasions and love dinning there!

Thank rachaelg132016
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Happy to go back and BYO makes for potential excellent value. As everything cooked fresh service can be a little slow. Strong on flavours.

Thank Pip2034
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

By far the best Italian food I have enjoyed out of Italy! Authentic, friendly, delicious and reasonably priced. The pasta was great with options for the more sensitive constitution (mine) to those wanting HOT-VOLCANIC chilli hits. The chef, who cooks all his family favourites, still...More

Thank Brenda P
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$19 - US$30
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Kerikeri Rd, Kerikeri 0245, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Kerikeri
  • Phone Number: +64 9-407 5115
Description
Italian owned and operated, the chef is from the Emilia Romagna region, where the Parmesan cheese, balsamic vinegar, Parma (prosciutto) ham and fresh pasta was invented. Specialized in North Italian cuisine with seafood, steaks, pasta, chicken, pork and vegetarian dishes. Everything is cooked fresh from scratch a' la' carte. Pizza available too. Fully licenced and BYOW. Gluten and dairy free options available
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