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85 The Strand, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
+64 7-578 6030
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“duck” (23 reviews)
“pollo” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
85 The Strand, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
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Reviewed today via mobile

Was told by the owner never to go back because we sent lumpy creme brûlée back to the kitchen. Ridiculous, rude owner

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 days ago

Arrived without a booking but they squeezed us in. Entree's arrived quickly but it was along wait for the main meal. Food as always was excellent.

Thank Frosties2133
Reviewed 1 week ago

The upstairs dining room has a nice atmosphere. The service was really good, the food however was just OK. I had the risotto special of the day. It was a thick heavy plate of mush and not much flavor. My husband got the pasta pollo...More

Thank Andrea F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here many times and it is consistently good, everyone who has dined there with me has only had good things to say about their meals. Staff are friendly, they pay attention and even remember my drink and it is always clean. Would...More

Thank Nsie5
Reviewed 13 March 2018

My wife and I visited Volare mid-week and were impressed with the atmosphere. Fabulous setting with a view over the harbour. Welcoming and attentive staff. We enjoyed wonderful food and Italian wines. The half-duck, orange risotto was generous, tender and very tasty while the lamb...More

Thank BillV1940
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Our last time at Volare the food was delicious, but the delivery was quite slow. This time, the restaurant was just as crowded but the kitchen had really upped the pace. The food was just as delicious, if not better. My rack of lamb was...More

Thank Papamoabill
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I celebrated our 42nd wedding anniversary at Volare Restaurant today. Our first visit to Volare, we decided to eat here based on a recommendation from good friends. We were shown upstairs to a table with a lovely view I overlooking the Strand...More

Thank A G
Reviewed 1 March 2018

After one enjoyable experience we were not impressed with our meal tonight. I had the fillet steak, nicely cooked and tasty but soaked in olive oil. My wife had the chicken and again it was soaked in olive oil. Yes it is Italian, but in...More

Thank trevor m
Reviewed 27 February 2018

We had dinner and drinks here with a family group. The service is excellent and the food is very good. The location is ideal, with other bars and restaurants around. Highly recommended.

Thank travello_11
Reviewed 23 February 2018

My son and I had an excellent dinner at Volare on the Strand. I had a creamy tomato sauce pasta with pancetta, mushrooms, and peas. My son had the meat lasagne. Both were excellent. The service was OK.

Thank GoodyTravels
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
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
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Licensed restaurant, Bar, Wines, Beer, Italian style dining, fresh homemade pasta, meat, seafood, salad or side
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