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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
Italian, European
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago

As a self confessed foodie, I can say that I have very rarely eaten a meal that totally exceeded my expectations. The entire experience was excellent. The food was exceptional , the ambience both lively and pleasant, the service was prompt,friendly and welcoming. As a...coeliac I am often reticent to dine out, however Adriana's is GF proactive and utterly trustworthy. I would recommend Adriana's to anyone wanting the whole package.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was fresh made, hot, and delicious. They even split an adult meal for our two kids. Staff were welcoming, helpful and friendly.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely family run restaurant. Food is lovely and staff are friendly. Ate there 4 times in 2 weeks. Enjoyed a variety of dishes. Other family members loved the puddings and the chianti house wine.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome service, super friendly staff, and delicious food. If you’re looking for a family friendly restaurant with yummy food this is the place to go!!

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is definitely over-rated and we should have gone next door to Cafe Centrale. Food was average and restaurant is just dingy, small and you have to wait so long to be served even though there's probably 8 tables in the whole restaurant! Will...never go back or recommend! If this is authentic Italy then I don't want to go to Italy. I feel sorry for the waitresses having to work in that dingy place.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Anne Jacobs, General Manager at Adriana's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

dear, dear me! After 25 years of ownership and satisfying approx. 20,000 Discerning Diners per year for a quarter of a century, Julie R. visits us in January, writes her review in February, and her first statement is to name and promote a restaurant “next...More

Reviewed 28 January 2024

Very friendly service, great atmosphere, and beautiful food and wine. Would definitely recommend and will be back when next in Hamilton!

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 28 January 2024

Amazing service, food and wine! The ambience was cosy and customer service great! A restaurant that I would visit again when in Hamilton and recommend 😃

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 17 December 2023

Simply lovely food and atmosphere from start to finish. My salmon salad entree was generous, and the perfect lead in to delicious pasta , and tiramisu to end. A wonderful meal, beautifully made.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 28 November 2023

Best food in Hamilton. Absolutely amazing, will be back. Several times. Thank you for such a good meal.

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 10 November 2023

Our meal was rushed through - entree was served too quickly and then our main set down as the entree dishes were cleared. Food average and differed to what was described on the menu. Pasta was tasteless, definitely would not go back.

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 3 October 2023

Best Italian we have ever eaten. After travelling the world we find the best Italian food in Hamilton, NZ. The service was extraordinary, and the food was to die for. Meatballs in Alfredo sauce was divine as was the lasagne and the fish special. My...only wish is that this restaurant was located near me in Australia! Well done Adriana’s! ❤️❤️More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 2 October 2023 via mobile

How does one rate a place where one feels at home immediately without having tasted a morsel of food and then gets the bonus of actually having great food and such a good helping that there is enough for a mid morning snack the next...day. We have met the owners and what lovely people. We were spoiled rotten. A very big thank you to the waitress who was effortlessly friendly and a great host and many thanks for having us as guests. We most certainly will be back.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 19 September 2023 via mobile

What a lovely little gem. Great service, excellent food. Ate at Adriana’s two nights in a row. The Parmesan fish was amazing. Good selection of wines. Loved it

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 6 July 2023

I took my wife for a date night yesterday. From the moment I stepped inside, till the time I left all I experienced was JOY. I was greeted by a staff with a very warm smile. With quick wit and a mischievous twinkle in their...eye, they made me feel like an honorary member of the pasta-loving club. The service is truly exceptional, blending efficiency and humor to create an experience that's as delightful as finding extra meatballs in your spaghetti. The food we ordered was chicken, fish and vegetables. Everything we ordered was really delicious, the meat juicy, served hot and fresh!!! Here's my experience: My reservation was at 8 pm, we were super hungry, so we jumped right into the mains with drinks. I ordered a beer and my wife got herself a Baileys. Five minutes later, I changed my mind, didn't want to drink anything cold so I called the staff and said if they have not opened the beer, I could have a glass of Merlo instead. In the corner of my eye, I saw another staff member bringing my beer from the kitchen as I was talking and she had already opened the bottle. She didn't know that I was making the request to the other staff member. In a situation like this, usually, the customer apologises and drinks the beer since that's the right thing to do. However, both staff members simply smiled and said that's ok, no stress at all, we'll get you the Merlo. Don't stress about the beer. We will take it back. Now that's what I call "A world-class customer service". It is simply good customer service in a short window of time that makes it an exceptional experience for customers like myself. It doesn't stop there. For some reason, my wife and I lost track of time and had a couple of more drinks and we suddenly realised it was around 9:30 pm and no one else was in the restaurant. All the customers have finished their dinner and left. I quickly asked one of the staff members what time they close and if we were holding them back from closing for the day. Again, they simply smiled and said, we will close whenever you finish. No rush. I was absolutely blown away by this level of customer service. Our friendly Anne (Owner of Adriana's Restaurant) was sitting patiently at the corner table and we made small talk. I got to know the beautiful history of Adriana's Restaurant, she introduced me to the head chef who was also her son and I complimented the exceptional dinner they served us. To wrap up this delightful feast, I couldn't resist indulging in their Tiramisu. It was a dessert that tasted like a slice of heaven sprinkled with cocoa dust. Each spoonful was a delightful blend of coffee-soaked ladyfingers and velvety mascarpone, with a touch of sweetness that made my heart skip a beat. It was the perfect ending to a meal that left me with a permanent smile and a belly full of laughter. Adriana's Restaurant is a culinary treasure trove where exceptional service, personal touches, and outstanding flavors converge. It's a place where the pasta is the star, the laughter flows like wine, and you'll leave feeling like you've just shared a meal with your most hospitable Italian relatives. Buon appetito :)More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 30 June 2023

Petto pollo al pomodoro was absolutely amazing and we will be going back next week. Lovely service from the staff and love the little family run restaurant.

Date of visit: June 2023
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ADRIANA'S RESTAURANT, Hamilton - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews

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Yes, Adriana's Restaurant offers takeaway services.

Adriana's Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4