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Formaggio's Restaurant & Pizzeria

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner
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About
A boutique Italian Neighbourhood Restaurant.
PRICE RANGE
US$14 - US$24
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, European
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
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We have lived in Christchurch for 6 years and had never eaten here until tonight. WOW! the food was amazing, the staff were very friendly and helpful. We definitely will be making this a regular spot to eat out. Highly recommend it.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fabulous food. Best I've eaten in a long time. Simple surroundings. Fantastic service. Thank you Katrina.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank LaraM2753
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

You know when you’ve been on holidays, for whatever length of time, and every night either eating out at restaurants or out of a can, all you really want is a home-cooked meal? Formaggio can provide this and more...and I grew up in an Italian...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank GerryGarryLove
FormaggiosNZ, Manager at Formaggio's Restaurant & Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Oh... GerryGarryLove, your words are very generous and we are humbled. We are not the fanciest restaurant in town, but what we strive for at Formaggio's is beautifully captured in your review. Grazie Mille. Marcus, Restaurant Manager.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife has to eat gluten-free. She is not normally a fan of pasta, but she lived the gluten-free penna pasta she ate. I had the di Carne pizza. It was tasty. Our waitress was Katerina. She helped make it a delightful evening. When we...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Blair T
FormaggiosNZ, Manager at Formaggio's Restaurant & Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for mentioning your excellent customer service experience, Blair T; it's wonderful for all of us (and for K too obviously!) to receive this kind of positive feedback. Very happy that you felt very well looked after and will join us again....More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent service, beautiful food, lovely atmosphere. My husband had seafood fettuccine & was amazed @ amount of seafood it contained. I had beautiful prochesto/goat's cheese salad very delicious. Have been here b4 & would definitely go again. We love eating local. Special thanks 2 our...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank tinamareez
FormaggiosNZ, Manager at Formaggio's Restaurant & Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

This really is a fantastic review, Blair T. Fettuccine Posillipo and (my favourite) the Goat Cheese, Prosciutto & Walnut Salad (a great summer dish)! Thank you for being part of our community; we appreciate your continued support. Kind regards, Marcus (Restaurant Manager).

Reviewed 6 days ago

The food was delicious and our waiter Matteo was amazing, really friendly and polite. I highly recommend it!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank MattJayGeorgeH
FormaggiosNZ, Manager at Formaggio's Restaurant & Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your excellent dining experience at Formaggio's, great service from Matteo and for recommending us! We are all smiling! Marcus, Restaurant Manager.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have driven past this place so many times and meant to go in and finally did tonight on a whim for a dinner date with a friend. The service from Valeria was prompt and so welcoming and polite even as walk in diners. The...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Kafalene1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not only was the food absolutely delicious, the highlight of our evening was our waiter Fred (Frederick) he was the consummate professional with exceptional timing and a wonderful warm manner. The best service ever.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank TaniaF1578
FormaggiosNZ, Manager at Formaggio's Restaurant & Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Wow - thank you TaniaF1578. Fred will be very happy (and also slightly embarrassed) to see his name in lights! We love it. Grazie Mille. Marcus, Restaurant manager, Formaggio's.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food. Lovely atmosphere and fabulous service. Welcoming Italian hospitality at it's best. Bar is cosy, relaxed and comfortable.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Simon D
FormaggiosNZ, Manager at Formaggio's Restaurant & Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Love this review, Simon D. Grazie Mille. Marcus O, Formaggio's Restaurant Manager.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked online via their website which was very easy. Good menu with lots of vego options. Good service. We had bruschetta, pizzas and gnocci, all very nice. Top marks, we'll be back.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank AlisonB3123
FormaggiosNZ, Manager at Formaggio's Restaurant & Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Lovely to chat yesterday, AlisonB3123. Wonderful review - thank you for taking the time. Arrivederci a presto. Marcus, Restaurant Manager.

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Passenger35544233169
21 December 2018|
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Response from FormaggiosNZ | Property representative |
Hello! Yes, we do take bookings. Either via our website or call 03 331 6674. Or.. you can book right now? via me?
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Chinaphile
7 May 2018|
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Response from FormaggiosNZ | Property representative |
Hello. Friday, Saturday, Sunday we are open for lunch from 11:30am
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Mardey_60
24 March 2018|
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Response from FormaggiosNZ | Property representative |
Dear Mardy_60, thank you for your question. Formaggio’s is fully-licensed (no B.Y.O) with a great wine list featuring some excellent drops; all lovingly chosen by our experts to complement our dishes. We are confident you... More
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