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Bona Cafe

286A Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
+64 9-360 8866
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good31%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (20 reviews)
“pasta dishes” (3 reviews)
“no corkage” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
286A Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

It's a cozy restaurant. The waitresses were so friendly. I ate shrimp avocado salad as a starter, a salami fetta as a main course (very tasty and crunchy), but the best was the tiramisu!!! Thank you for the dinner! It was very pleasant! If I...More

Thank Adrián S
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

We really loved this place, the cuisine is amazing, genuine Italian, non-sophisticated and delicious. Great prices, very traditional ambiance. Everything was perfect, we came two evenings in a single row.

Thank Chris_Lombardo
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

One of our favourite destinations for the gorgeous team, great simple food. Incredible value with BYO option with no corkage to boot. Even get a loyalty card for free pizza/pasta when full! Love it!

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

We love coming here and welcomed by Parestoo and team. A great unpretentious BYO with no corkage to boot. There is even a loyalty card for the pizzas and pasta dishes. Great food from the simple menu. Pizzas served on a proper plate and not...More

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a $5 happy hour and they served us good quality Sauvignon Blanc so whilst enjoying the wine researched the menu and was pleasantly surprised. My husband is dairy intolerant so the helped out and did a gluten pizza base which had no...More

Thank Sandra J
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Found this place by accident looking for a "populated" place close to the Abeco. Pizza was awesome, thin crust wood fired. Greqat service. No corkage charge for the local bottle we bought at the wine store a few steps away. The Italian place across the...More

Thank catravlerChico_ca
Reviewed 27 September 2017

I stumbled upon Bona Pizzeria completely by accident, and a happy accident it was. I have now eaten here several times and every visit has been a pleasure. Bona is a cute little Italian place with a nice selection of pizza, pasta and other dishes...More

Thank VinceLovrich
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We were staying in Ponsonby for a week while exhibiting at the Auckland Home Show and had two lovely nights dining at the Bona Cafe in a row, and on our third night had a tough steak. We suggested it was quite tough, however, didn't...More

Thank DebGT
Reviewed 21 April 2017

A friendly staff welcome and enticing aromas greeted me at the door. I only wanted something small and chose the chefs special pizza bread which was excellent. A refreshing pinot grigo to match was just perfect. The restaurant was busy but calm and a great...More

Thank 120Petunia
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We 4 were lucky enough to find this little Italian Place in Ponsonby today. We were reading the menu on the board outside when a local leaving the cafe happened to mention that the Pizzas were exceptionally good here and that they ate here regularly!!...More

Thank Raewyn P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 286A Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-360 8866
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