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Caffe e Cucina

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265 Albany Highway Albany | North Shore, New Zealand
+64 9-448 5195
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07:00 - 00:00
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Sun 07:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 00:00
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Auckland, New Zealand
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252 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is not cheap but the food was good and the service attentive and prompt Worth a stop though the parking is a bit confusing and it was very full lots of room and mid week it seems that no bookings are required

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Thank kiwi572014
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I come to e Cucina a lot, and it doesn’t matter whether it is breakfast, lunch, dinner or sometime in- between – the experience has always been really good. First, the service. The last time we were there was an impromptu celebration, 4:30 in the afternoon for a bottle of Rose & some nibbles/starters. We were the only ones there... More 

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Thank DistantVoyagerNZ
Auckland, New Zealand
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been dining at this spot for years. I guess you forget to rate those eateries that almost form part of the family routine. In this case it's unfair because the team here do a great job of the pizza pasta steak and now "tapas" or small plates. A good wine list and enthusiastic front of house staff. Visiting... More 

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Thank AJR0065
Sydney, Australia
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend recommended the place and if I hadn't gone looking it's not exactly where I would have expected to find a restaurant. Boy I was glad we found it. The Sun might be a bit bright with their "open" end but it was overcast on the evening of our visit so we sat with the outside light streaming in.... More 

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1 Thank KingsCross2011
Auckland, New Zealand
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55 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of my favorite places on the North Shore, amazing at any time of the day: breakfast, lunch or dinner. Coffee is really good and they have cheap options for lunch with a 20$ formula including wine. Dinner is a bit more costly but you are sure to spend a great moment, I love the cosy atmosphere. Service has always... More 

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Thank BigKiwi31
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Party of 6 adults and 2 children. Sunday afternoon. Great food, friendly staff. Let us decorate and bring birthday cake for 60th. service is relaxed - there is more of a 'sit back and relax' atmosphere, which is a nice change from feeling that you are being rushed. Great selection of meals and wines. A bit on the expensive side... More 

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Thank Conscot63
Auckland, New Zealand
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260 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

I have been to e Cucina many times and always thought service and food was great. I was a little disappointed with the recent breakfast I had there. My friend ordered a fruit salad which said it had summer fruits. It was basically apple and 5 berries. I had smashed avocado with feta. Afraid I couldn't see the feta. Service... More 

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1 Thank 67TravelBug67
Wellington, New Zealand
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

I arrived at 630, about 15 minutes before my friend. Luckily it was no more than 15 minutes or I'd have called her and told her I'd meet her somewhere else. I walked in to an empty restaurant and 5 or 6 faces staring at me like I'd crashed a funeral. "Hello?" they said, like they were closed; but they... More 

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Thank Kate317
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

This has been a local of ours for many years. Great food, great wine and awesome staff. Definitely recommend it for a great night out. Breakfasts are awesome too. Love the canelleni beans and chorizo!

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1 Thank I4262DKandrewh
Auckland, New Zealand
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

My then-fiancée and I decided to have our post-wedding dinner here - one of the reasons we decided on this was the professionalism and friendliness with which our queries were handled prior to actually confirming our booking. We dealt with more than one person before hand, mainly via telephone and email (including Cam and Slav) but Marina ended up being... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 23:00
Monday
07:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 00:00
Thursday
07:00 - 00:00
Friday
07:00 - 00:00
Saturday
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 265 Albany Highway Albany | North Shore, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region
  • Phone Number: +64 9-448 5195

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?