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Volare Restaurant

85 The Strand, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
+64 7-578 6030
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  • Excellent67%
  • 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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1 - 10 of 332 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a meal at this restaurant on Friday 23rd June 2017 and the food was ok apart from a very over cooked steak, followed by terrible service by the manager. When we complained we were told another could be cooked and it would take...More

Thank Trevor E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A warm inviting restaurant with great wait staff who were very friendly ! The pastas were great and would definantly recommend.

Thank Justen78
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on a wet Friday evening in May. It was certainly popular and provided a nice warm atmosphere. The dishes were just the right size, and we left feeling comfortable but not bloated. Staff were engaging but not pushy. A good selection of Italian...More

Thank FreddyII
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our favourite Tauranga restaurant and again, it did not disappoint. Superb outlook over the new harbor steps and easy parking. The food was great, the service friendly, attentive and knowledgable. We had the veal marsala and lamb rack, both were cooked just right...More

Thank Youtoo2013
Reviewed 21 May 2017

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 17 May 2017

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 16 May 2017

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
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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
Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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
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