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Trattoria alla Toscana

180 Emerson Street | Cbd, Napier 4110, New Zealand
+64 6-834 1988
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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180 Emerson Street | Cbd, Napier 4110, New Zealand
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Amazing!
"Hospitable staff, absolutely beautiful meals & limoncello to die for!"
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2. Bella bella bella
"What an amazing wonderful meal we had!"
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3. An excellent dinner!
"This is an authentic Italian trattoria serving delicious food."
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Couldn’t have asked for better service. The food was okay. Not mind blowing but was good. Reasonably priced.

Thank JayPlumb88
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 3 March 2018

We walked in from the street with no booking so weren't sure what to expect. Warm welcome and table found for us. I ordered ravioli starter and husband chose salmon special, both of which were very, very tasty and satisfying. Husband said the salmon was...More

Thank Nicola W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were referred by our hotel and had a reservation. Food was too salty (squid ink pasta dish and spinach ravioli), and green-lipped mussels were just ok. Environment a little cramped.

Thank tpurchases
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

We dropped in after a walking tour with no reservation. We were greeted and a table was prepared for us as most others had reserved signs on them. The meal was awesome! My spouse had the entree size seafood fettuccini and I had a regular...More

Thank Roger G
Enz023, Owner at Trattoria alla Toscana, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Thank you for your review it is always a pleasure to host people. We pride ourselves on producing handcrafted cuisine to the best of our ability and are delighted you enjoyed your meals.

Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely Italian food served in a pleasant atmosphere. Suggest you book before arriving as it gets very busy.

Thank Lucyleak
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Our meal was fabulous, our host welcoming. We booked in advance and were warned of potential delays with a large booking. We booked earlier to avoid the group and had no problems at all despite the restaurant being at full capacity. We ordered antipasto to...More

Thank Stephen J
Reviewed 21 February 2018

We dined here recently with some friends from overseas. The food was was fine (although overpriced) and we were having a pleasant evening until we came to pay. When we queried an amount on the bill with the owner he got very annoyed and abusive....More

Thank Castro152
Enz023, Owner at Trattoria alla Toscana, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

I am very sorry about your recent visit. We work very hard to make sure that every guest has a great time with us and I am personally disappointed to hear of your experience. I will be looking further into the matters that you have...More

Reviewed 11 February 2018

We love the food here, and had made a booking, knowing otherwise it's difficult to get in. A lovely couple were in front of us, and when they said they were there for dinner, and no, they didn't have a reservation, the owner very abruptly...More

Thank Ranipuss
Enz023, Owner at Trattoria alla Toscana, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2018

My apologises if you thought I was abrupt however the restaurant was full and I was trying to look after clients & my junior staff . It is called hospitality .I am very sorry that you had that impression as I am not ready to...More

Reviewed 11 February 2018

This restaurant may not have the ambiance you would expect from an Italian restaurant, but we are in Napier after all. But the fact is, the food is good. Our service was excellent, thanks to Roberto, and there were no breaks in that service. Very...More

1  Thank ftanderson
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Slow service Limited choice Small portions Tried to overcharge us Unwelcoming owner Would never go back.

Thank garypicken
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$25
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Kids
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 Emerson Street | Cbd, Napier 4110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-834 1988
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Modern Italian Restaurant using fresh local seasonal produce and daily handcrafted pasta. We have been operating since 1996 .
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