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199 Cuba Street | Corner Cuba and Vivian Streets, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-385 3229
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“meatballs” (66 reviews)
“tapas” (56 reviews)
“arancino” (9 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
199 Cuba Street | Corner Cuba and Vivian Streets, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere and service at this warm, cozy, hip restaurant were very appealing, especially on an off-season, windy winter evening. We were seated promptly and graciously told how to navigate the menu. The main thing to point out in this review is that the food...More

Thank noregrets64
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’m not sure 5 stars are enough for this place. A touch of real italian taste in everything, like a little local restaurant that you can find getting lost in Venezia. The food was amazing and the selection of the dishes just made me feel...More

Thank Elisabetta T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This venue truly is world class! We have been fortunate enough to travel to many corners of the globe and our dining experience here was easily in our top 10. We arrived to be greeted by Alex who totally owned and ran the floor -...More

2  Thank Randall K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We made a booking for 5 of us and have never had such a great place to go to for a group. The service and food was excellent. There was an excellent choice of options for gluten free and vegetarian. The food comes out so...More

2  Thank 217jeanette
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Group of us (8 people) came here for dinner on Thursday night. We found out earlier they wouldn’t do reservations after 6:30pm (we wanted to come in at 7 the earliest) which was disappointing but we decided to try to get a table anyway. After...More

Thank Sonja M
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

I can highly recommend this Venetian style Italian in upper Cuba Street. We shared the 6 dishes between the 3 of us and thoroughly enjoyed every one. The duck risotto was perfectly soul-warming for a cold winter's night. Great selection of Italian wines to accompany...More

2  Thank donp521
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

What more can I say! Duck risotto was delicious and the service was perfect. Thanks so much! Would recommend.

2  Thank nataliem628
Reviewed 22 May 2018

This was my second visit to this great place and I loved it just as much as the first! The food is delicious and has good vegetarian options Their service is brisk and friendly. We had a wonderful young waitress who hailed from New York...More

2  Thank KiwiFoodBears
Reviewed 20 May 2018

We didn't have a booking but were accommodated and soon had a table in a nice part of the restaurant. The meals were ok nothing to instigate a reorder though. The drinks list was good. Service was friendly though with a genuine interest in what...More

Thank Edward H
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Visited here on Mother’s Day, a very early booking due to flight times. Fab cocktail list, and absolutely wonderful personalised waiter service (even the chef came out to say hello & check on my annoying allergy situation!). I took my daughter and 3 hungry bloke...More

2  Thank NZHolly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$15
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 199 Cuba Street | Corner Cuba and Vivian Streets, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-385 3229
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We are a Venitian inspired bacaro (Bar and Restaurant), serving traditional and modern Italian sharing plates.
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