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Di Mare Restaurant & Cafe

Shop 9 251 Parnell Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
+64 9-300 3260
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (20 reviews)
“steak” (23 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (6 reviews)
Opens in 30 min
All hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, New Zealand, Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Shop 9 251 Parnell Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Its a bit pricey for what you get. Overall pretty average and nothing special. Nice owners and staff.

Thank Clara O
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Parnell Road has such an amazing selection of food establishments. With recommendation in our mind we found Di Mare in a small alley behind the main shops. What a delight, genuine Mediterranean restaurant, cozy establishment with the kitchen nearby. We both tried the version and...More

Thank awalsc2
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Good food and service. The restaurant is a basic nice one and the food is good. We had lamb racks and it was not only a big meal it was very good.

Thank tess n
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Very disappointed with lunch. Had fish and chips and the best part was the chips. The fish was dry and tasted stale. Couldn't go there for dinner after that experience.

Thank pakman
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

A friend and I were walking along the street looking for a place to have a cup of coffee and a young man standing at the entrance of di mare told us that this is the tastiest food we would have that night so ofcourse...More

Thank food_luver01
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

A great family run restaurant. Food is made with pride and service is excellent. Nice quiet location tucked away down the brick path.

Thank DaveS-JT
Reviewed 13 August 2017

... experienced at a 3 course group dinner. The visit was with a wine appreciation society - a group of around 30 or so of us. The entrees of shrimp and avocado salad were nice but the lamb main was superb. An extremely generous serving...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Loved it food was great fantastic music ... service is good we had a beautiful night ... wine is good it's perfect place to have a nice dinner .. relaxing and testy ..

Thank saimonau88
Reviewed 1 August 2017

The restaurant is located at the back of other shops, so one will need to look for it on Parnell. We had seafood chowder and mussels as entrees, and scallops and T-bone steak as mains. The seafood dishes were all very tasty, especially the chowder...More

Thank gamau2016
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Dinner with a mate on a stormy Thursday night. Did we get a warm Italian welcome?, a friendly evening with a congenial host? Great Italian food? None of this. A pretty average Beef kebab served by the lady of the house while her husband scowled...More

Thank ScottandLorna
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:30
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17:00 - 21:30
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17:00 - 21:30
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12:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 9 251 Parnell Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-300 3260
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