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“Average Italian”
Review of Francesca Wanaka

Francesca Wanaka
Ranked #14 of 96 Restaurants in Wanaka
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Well travelled Italian. Wood fired pizzas and house-made pastas inspired by the Italian's who broke their mothers hearts and left home looking for adventure.
Reviewed 3 April 2024

As a family group attending Warbirds Over Wanaka we found Francescas over priced and very under whelming with an average menu. However to be fair staff were very attentive and polite.

Date of visit: April 2024
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Thank Tim G
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Reviewed 15 March 2024 via mobile

Food was good, no problems, but the waiting staff was very pushy.
We weren't even given time to sit down before we were asked what we wanted to drink.
Constant staff lurking around the tables ready to jump as soon as a glass or plate was empty.
With the first snow of the season on the mountains, it was s fresh night, and with us having the table right behind the register, every time the door opened a cold draught came in.
When we suggested to the maitre'd to have the heater above the door on on a night like this, I felt my suggestion was taken not serious at all and laughed at.

Waiting is a profession, but the staff here still have some learning to do.

Date of visit: March 2024
Thank ruudv791
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Reviewed 10 March 2024

Great atmosphere and excellent food We started with freshly wood fired bread and got the beef gnocchi and. Pepperoni pizza .

Date of visit: March 2024
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Thank Compass27166520703
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Reviewed 6 March 2024 via mobile

Just too busy and rushed. Ok - also very noisy. Not a classic relaxed Italian experience. Think more upmarket Pizza Hut. Tasty food though and friendly staff.

Date of visit: March 2024
Thank kinb20007
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Reviewed 4 March 2024 via mobile

Superb restaurant. Nice vibe nice interior and delicious food. Pasta a la Norma and pizza was very good. Highly recommended!!

Date of visit: March 2024
Thank Mieke V
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