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PRICE RANGE
$51 - $844
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, European
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Gift Cards Available
Reviews (340)
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Particularly Ash who really took care of us from the beginning to the end. He also made sure to give us an in-detail explanation of the food options. He’s a true gem to Farina!

Review collected in partnership with www.restauranthub.co.nz
Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The new street frontage ensuring improved visibility from the road and a welcoming dining & bar area. The food is as sensational as ever and the service is so friendly, accommodating and attentive. Great night see you again soon.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pizzas were undercooked and underwhelming. Took ages to be seated even though we had a booking and maitre D seemed too busy to address customers. Was quite rude in her responses. Won’t be back.

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Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 6 January 2024

To quote my wife, “I’ve never seen zucchini cooked this way.” That was the almost-candied zucchini with her gnocchi. My smoky lasagna, and the shared pizza stocked with prosciutto were both delicious. Staff got on well with each other and were friendly with us and...the tables nearby - wonderful environment!More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 1 January 2024

Very good, we were placed in front of the open door which made it a bit chilly, and the shared table was unexpected but everything else was 10/10

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Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 26 December 2023

Thank you for being so accommodating for our group reservation. Awesome service from beginning to end. What a great spot to host about 18 of us. Amazing food, as always! Thank you Eleanor and the team xo

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Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 21 December 2023

We stayed in the Ponsonby Road area during our 4-5 day visit to the City of Sails. Farina is a great exemplar of parthenopean cuisine. Gnocchi is prevalent on a lot of NZ menus but this is light, delicious and a standout. Pizza in true...Neapolitan manner. Friendly owner.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 18 December 2023

Went for birthday dinner. Waiter must have decided my wife was the only one to talk to and never once acknowledged me. Felt somewhat invisible. I'm not generally precious but if I'm paying good money I at least expect to feel like I exist. I...had the last laugh as I'm a good tipper if there's good service but my wife is a tight as a gnat's chuff so I asked her to go and pay the bill.More

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Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 24 November 2023

Value for money, fresh and full of flavour Service was excellent the staff very helpful and knowledgeable about the food

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Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 13 November 2023

Did the pizza making class with family and friends, it was a great experience. Pizza was second to none. Staff were great. We will definitely be back.

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Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 13 November 2023

Superb experience especially the pizza (Toto), and the linguine. As always, the service is great. It’s definitely a place for good food and celebrations!

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Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 1 November 2023 via mobile

We had a family birthday party with 11 guests, and unfortunately, we had to go with the set menu. However, the amount of food provided was miserable, leaving us feeling hungry and unsatisfied.

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 30 October 2023

Always pleases , great service and cuisine which changes regularly. Todays pasta of the days was out of this world .

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Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 28 October 2023

We ordered the seasonal deep fried stuffed zucchini flowers, a burrata, two pastas, bread and a panna cotta. Everything was delicious.

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Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 19 October 2023

Authentic . Great service, excellent vibes! It is our go to Italian restaurant in Auckland, New Zealand!

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Date of visit: October 2023
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FARINA, Auckland Central - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews

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Yes, Farina offers takeaway services.

Farina is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5