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Farina

244 Ponsonby Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
+64 9-390 6213
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (41 reviews)
“arancini” (6 reviews)
“sardines” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
244 Ponsonby Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 123 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking for a family night out to celebrate good exam results for the kids. A little bit special. It was easy to book on line, we got a warm welcome and attention immediately. The waitress suggested one of the specials - suckling pig...More

Thank Brandon J
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

From the street this restaurant looks small and unprepossessing. But step inside and you’re in for a treat. The food is from southern Italy and everything is absolutely fresh and made from scratch. I loved it and will be back very soon!

Thank Claire S
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Called into this quirky little cafe which flavours are moreish and delicious. Friends and I had a couple of glasses of vino and the best little plate taster, I have ever tried. Vitello Tonnato - cold dish of veal and tuna flavours with anchovies and...More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Very authentic fresh tasty and wonderful service. This very much the food I experienced in places like Lecee, Matera and on the Amalfi coast. Delicious and right here in central Auckland. Had the seafood platter and would highly recommend.

Thank Simon W
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

One of the best pizzas I have ever had. Fantastic food! Fantastic Service! Would definitely recommend!

Thank Cian H
Reviewed 5 September 2017

My colleagues from work and I decided to have dinner here last Friday. I love Italian food so I was pretty excited to visit this one. The restaurant doesn't look big from the outside, but it actually is! There's a lot of people that time...More

Thank Anna F
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We went there with friends for an aperitivo (Italian happy hour), food and a drink for $20 if I remember well. Very tasty food and friendly atmosphere. The place is small though so get there early!

Thank Jeff et Jim G
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

First visit. Turned up without a booking, had a few minutes wait at the bar then down amongst a vibrant happy atmosphere. Nearly all staff are Italians and so friendly and knowledgeable. Sampled a lot of dishes on a shared basis. Was Beautiful food and...More

Thank Graeme M
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Wow! amazing service, so caring and helpful. We ordered a few dishes to share and everyone was delicious! A real good vibe also.

Thank lynda m
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We had a great pizza in Farina which was recommended by a colleague. Italian waitress and pizzaiolo - so we got to speak Italian which was a bonus. Fast service and very tasty pizzas. By far the best pizza we've had so far in Auckland....More

Thank msgtoelina
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 244 Ponsonby Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-390 6213
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