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26 Courtenay | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-802 4442
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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26 Courtenay | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been coming here for a few years now and the food is consistently good! Authentic Italian food, highly recommended.

Thank Sports_Foodie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I decided on a lazy Saturday night watching movies and waiting on the fireworks to light up the city. Rather than heading off into the cold we had our first Uber Eats experience. We were able to choose from over 30 top...More

Thank Tezkatjet
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Nicolinis has the best most delicious and well priced steaks in town so good ! Fantastic Italian classics too .. staff friendly and very competent Great value with fab food

Thank 359sarahjanet
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We opted for an early dinner at 6pm and the restaurant was already busy, a good sign that locals like this place. The staff were attentive and friendly, the food was excellent and good size portions (takeaway container provided for left overs) and the low...More

Thank Rose R
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

I visited here with my teenage daughter. Although being very busy we were seated quickly and our orders taken. The staff were friendly and efficient. The restaurant itself is quite quaint - just as you would find in Italy. I had the special which was...More

Thank mcm72
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Called in on Saturday 16th with friends, as ALWAYS food was to superb. Bruschetta was OUT OF THIS WORLD... All of our meals outstanding Value for money You must try this place, you will not be disappointed .

Thank Brenda M
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Friday night - very busy but they fit us in for a later dinner. 4 happy eaters was the result. Authentic food at reasonable prices in a warm and comfortable surrounding with friendly efficient staff. They tick all the boxes really.

Thank Wayne K
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I went to Nicolini's once again last night and enjoyed myself immensely. The atmosphere, service and food were all exquisite. This time I had the garlic mushrooms to start, the rigatoni roma for a main (delicious!) and shared the maple and walnut gelato for dessert....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The perfect place for dinner with friends! Would definitely recommend sharing entrees, he garlic prawns are to die for! Had the seafood pasta for mains and it was amazing. Love this place and will always come back for more.

Thank Helena_Adams
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Whenever we go to an Italian restaurant we always compare with the memory of service and food at Nicolini's. We cant wait to come back. The staff were warm, friendly, did not rush us out at closing. We had no reservation and were accommodated. We...More

Thank Kathrin27
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$23
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Courtenay | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-802 4442
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