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Bona Cafe

286A Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
+64 9-360 8866
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good34%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (19 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
“italian place” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
286A Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a $5 happy hour and they served us good quality Sauvignon Blanc so whilst enjoying the wine researched the menu and was pleasantly surprised. My husband is dairy intolerant so the helped out and did a gluten pizza base which had no...More

Thank Sandra J
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Found this place by accident looking for a "populated" place close to the Abeco. Pizza was awesome, thin crust wood fired. Greqat service. No corkage charge for the local bottle we bought at the wine store a few steps away. The Italian place across the...More

Thank catravlerChico_ca
Reviewed 27 September 2017

I stumbled upon Bona Pizzeria completely by accident, and a happy accident it was. I have now eaten here several times and every visit has been a pleasure. Bona is a cute little Italian place with a nice selection of pizza, pasta and other dishes...More

Thank VinceLovrich
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We were staying in Ponsonby for a week while exhibiting at the Auckland Home Show and had two lovely nights dining at the Bona Cafe in a row, and on our third night had a tough steak. We suggested it was quite tough, however, didn't...More

Thank DebGT
Reviewed 21 April 2017

A friendly staff welcome and enticing aromas greeted me at the door. I only wanted something small and chose the chefs special pizza bread which was excellent. A refreshing pinot grigo to match was just perfect. The restaurant was busy but calm and a great...More

Thank 120Petunia
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We 4 were lucky enough to find this little Italian Place in Ponsonby today. We were reading the menu on the board outside when a local leaving the cafe happened to mention that the Pizzas were exceptionally good here and that they ate here regularly!!...More

Thank Raewyn P
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Came here about a week ago for another byo (have been here several times before). It is a small restaurant and a really fun place to celebrate a friends birthday. If your group is bigger than 8 you get free corkage which is great! I...More

Thank Ally B
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

I've been at Bona countless times and it's always such a pleasure to come back. Super friendly staff, reasonable prices, free BYO and the restaurant looks good. Food is always delicious. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank Synne Mari A
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We went for Valentine's day and had a great experience. The staff is friendly, service was fast, and the food was great.

Thank Pedro S
Reviewed 4 February 2017

I stopped into Bona Cafe on a whim. There is some nice outdoor seating, and it looked like a nice Italian cafe. The alfredo I ordered was done perfectly, and the owner was delightful. The prices were reasonable.

Thank Lindsay W
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 286A Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-360 8866
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