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Volare Restaurant

85 The Strand, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
+64 7-578 6030
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
85 The Strand, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We tried to book table a few times, just booked out, so 3rd time lucky and so worth it. Professional yet personal service, fun at appropriate moments. Staff were amazing, attentive, jovial and quick to attend to needs. Food was amazing, there were flavors I...More

Thank Deb C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Volare for a birthday dinner and were not disappointed. The food was lovely and the service excellent. The atmosphere is great here with tables upstairs looking out over the water and quite a buzz in the room. It was busy but not...More

Thank Kate C
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was already 9pm when we were looking somewhere for dinner. No problems, we have a table for 4. Have a great dinner and wine. Good service.

Thank kiwi755mail
Reviewed 19 April 2017

They were open on Easter Sunday. because of the Jazz Festival, but with an abbreviated menu. But this included 'Pasta Nera' which has to be my favourite from a little village Manarola in the Cinque Tee region of Italy. Made with black squid ink. So...More

1  Thank zbmcl
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Easter in Tauranga brings a great jazz festival and lots of visitors. After being at the festival and taking in an early evening concert we wandered down to the strand hoping to get into Volare for dinner, but without a booking we weren't confident. The...More

1  Thank Balitravellers
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Everything about Volare is impeccable. The service is absolutely outstanding - and the people are polite, professional and just so lovely. From what I can tell, the majority of them are actually Italian too. The food is the best Italian you'll find in the Bay...More

1  Thank Erintimmo
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We had a large group and the restaurant team did a good job. The meals all came out together & were very good. My seafood pasta was tasty plenty of mussels, clams, scallops & prawns. Excellent wine list.

1  Thank Elizabeth_and_David
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Myself and my family chose to have my mothers 60th birthday at Volare as it was Italian and that's what my mother wanted to have. I was blown away by the service and food, it was out of this world amazing, Some of the best...More

1  Thank quintapark29
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Great place to meet friends for after work drinks & tapas. Awesome friendly staff - the owners actually work there and get amongst the punters.

1  Thank rachnz69
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Volare is located on the Strand with a great view over the inner harbour from the second floor dining room. We sat right at the window. The building, constructed of heavy timber, has seen a lot of change over the years. The menu includes a...More

1  Thank Cameron R
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Do you sell vouchers online?
21 December 2014|
Response from susiane g | Property representative |
Hi there we don't sell online but we can always make on on line under your / the name of the person you give and send it to your e-mail just by deposit the money into our account ! Let me know! Thanks Susi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, View
Open Hours
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 The Strand, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-578 6030
  • E-mail
Licensed restaurant, Bar, Wines, Beer, Italian style dining, fresh homemade pasta, meat, seafood, salad or side