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Nuvolari Restaurant

1122 Tutanekai St | Rotorua Central, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-348 1122
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“snapper” (6 reviews)
“steak” (17 reviews)
“eat street” (45 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
1122 Tutanekai St | Rotorua Central, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am always hesitant to eat at cuisine from another country when I am in a place far, far away from that country. It looks like it may not be that great from the outside...but the food is outstanding. We ate here because there was...More

Thank shendrix
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Thanks to our waiter Carlos and his recommendations the food was amazing! If you have the chance to go here try the caramel banana pie! 10/10!

Thank ChloeLJ4
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is a warm friendly Italian restaurant at the city end of Eat Street with friendly, helpful wait staff and a bar tender with a twinkle in his eye and a quick repartée. We ordered the pulled-pork pizza and absolutely loved it. No room for...More

Thank AucklandBruce
Reviewed 1 October 2017

I visited with 4 other family members. The kids had pizza and loved it. Husband had venison but said something was so sweet that it was not enjoyable. I had pasta pillows that were swimming in so much sauce I could hardly find all 4...More

Thank Bt002014
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We are locals and had heard many horror stories about this place, but decided to go anyway and were not disappointed. It was a quiet night, possibly due to the rain, but on entering Novulari, the appealing ambiance struck us immediately: Italian music, an inviting...More

Thank 1BlossomCottage
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Sorry guys, but an Italian flag or an Italian name on a dish don't make the restaurant "Italian". In Italy, our food is totally different: for example, on pizzas we use tomato sauce, not slices, and our pasta is completely different in taste and quality....More

Thank Pulsar1984
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Thought I would try something a bit different so opted for the venison oso buco. Portion size was a little small for a meat eating male kiwi and I thought the meat was a little dry. The buttery swede was a great accompaniment I asked...More

Thank nzfargo
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We went in for pizza but after looking at the menu we opted for pasta as the choices were amazing. I had pumpkin and parmesan filled ravioli with a fabulous creamy pumpkin sauce. Partner had a vegetarian parcel which was fantastic. Service was good and...More

Thank Ah62
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Dinner after a day out. Starter bread with dips. Delicious chicken with "frazzled vegetables" for main. Good service & lovely atmosphere.

Thank QueenIzzy999
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our evening at Nuvo. It was a cold Wednesday night so the gas fire was a warm welcome to start. We had an attentive young German waitress - there was approx 16 other diners during our time there, with 3 waitresses, 2...More

Thank BarbWats0n
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1122 Tutanekai St | Rotorua Central, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-348 1122
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