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Abruzzo Italian Restaurant

13 Birkenhead Avenue, Auckland Central, Auckland 0626, New Zealand
+64 9-418 4202
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (18 reviews)
“lamb rack” (2 reviews)
“gnocchi” (2 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 21:30 Hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
13 Birkenhead Avenue, Auckland Central, Auckland 0626, New Zealand
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Calzone to die for
"Abruzzo has become a regular."
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2. Great Italian !
"The gnocci was TO DIE FOR!"
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3. Great fresh seafood dishes
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1 - 10 of 89 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the Cheese Gnocchi from the specials menu, oh dear it was more like rubber gnocchi bullets, obviously from a packet, in a sea of scolding hot microwaved cheese gloup that managed to burn my tongue slightly. Not what you would expect from an Authentic...More

Thank Paul M
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 30 April 2017

The gnocci was TO DIE FOR! it was so delish. We had 6 people for dinner and the service was great. I would really recommend this restaurant to anyone who is looking for authentic Italian. It was great!

Thank erin855
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Abruzzo Italian restaurant is very good Great menu!! Very good pizza!! nice drinks menu excellent staff and service!!!

Thank Brycee10
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Good Italian food. Good atmosphere. Very popular restaurant with locals. Suggest booking on busy nights.

Thank polly501
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Just had an enjoyable meal at this Italian restaurant, all four of us felt our different meals were yummy. My calamari entree was so tender, the veal main with an avocado sauce so tasty and the dessert with the walnut pastry yummy. The decor was...More

Thank karen y
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Enjoyed a really great meal here. Good choice of food and well crafted. Owners and staff were friendly and involved in the business. Will definitely return.

Thank JeffBChristchurch
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Had a family meal at this restaurant. Food and service was great. Would recommend as a great local casual dining experience

Thank Sue L
Reviewed 19 December 2017

I don't know if it's possible to make it any worse than in Abruzzo! I've seen many versions of spaghetti carbonara - in Italy (the mothership of all pasta dishes) and in other countries around the world. I have never had such a bad carbonara...More

Thank msgtoelina
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

We tried this new Italian when it first opened few years ago and was very disappointed. We decided to give it a second try, but it won't entice us to return again... No flavours... my friend had to add salt and pepper to slightly improve...More

Thank Cam T
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Excellent choice and quality of food and good service. Comfortable restaurant with a pleasant atmosphere. Highly recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$26
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Birkenhead Avenue, Auckland Central, Auckland 0626, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-418 4202
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