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9 Birkenhead Avenue, Birkenhead, Auckland 0626, New Zealand
+64 9-480 5006
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (12 reviews)
“steak” (9 reviews)
“king prawns” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
9 Birkenhead Avenue, Birkenhead, Auckland 0626, New Zealand
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Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Nice food. Have been here a few times. A good family restaurant. food is decent and nice. Service is good. Not amazing but good, wholesome food. Seafood cabornara is great.

Thank TheS80
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

We headed here at short notice, it never fails to please. Great staff, lovely Italian wines, and flavorful food. We had Prawn Gourmet - king prawn,sweet chilli,touch of scallop, char-grilled capsicum, lemon pepper and sesame. This was voted by us as delicious!! We also recommend...More

Thank Kiwitraveller502011
Reviewed 8 July 2018

I've been meaning to try dinner at Blitza in Birkenhead for years and am now sorry I didn't try harder as we had a stunning family meal here recently. We started with their pizza bread, since none of us were having pizza as a main...More

Thank Carol S
LeeSchwalger, Owner at Blitza, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2018

Thank you for such a lovely review and thanks for giving us ago. Hope to see you real soon

Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

We booked a table for 12adults and 5 kids one week ago They said to us that we have to arrive at 5:00pm and leave a 7:30pm We were happy and accepted this time we had to be out by We arrived at 5:00pm and...More

3  Thank magsayuri
LeeSchwalger, Owner at Blitza, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2018

Two sides to every story. This table came in with a pre order and then cancelled because they were expecting, I don't know large pizzas. Re ordered again and then cancelled the order again. Asked for the menus again and ordered again. It was about...More

Reviewed 29 May 2018

Great pizza enjoyed and shared as friends, we saw some people ordering pizzas to take away which is a great option.

1  Thank tomtom755
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Great atmosphere, food always of a good standard and tasty! Budget friendly options available such as the calamari, salads and various pizzas (which are great shared), but steak with scallops is always great. Service is attentive and friendly. Nicos is a true credit to the...More

Thank PrettyChilli
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Last night was the first time we’ve dined at Blitza. On arrival I thought it’s fairly average looking decor wise. What a pleasant surprise when we received our food! What an amazing meal. Started with Prawn Entree , tasty & generous serving. Beautiful fresh Snapper...More

Thank Resort164715
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Great pizza. A Highbury institution. Lovely atmosphere. Nico the maitre-di has run the place for years.

Thank NigelR602
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Birthday dinner for a good friend, restaurant was recommended by one of the party guests. Started off a little shaky, they had gotten the name on the booking wrong, thus we were seated at a table which wasn't for us. Eventually got that sorted once...More

Thank WarrenJ224
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

After a recommendation we discovered food was prepped in advance and heated in an oven and obviously not fresh to the heat you’d expect. Everything was just edible and lacked Italian flair! Pizza base was soft and gooey in the centre and again just of...More

1  Thank WadeedH1
LeeSchwalger, Owner at Blitza, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2018

Sorry, this person has no idea what he or she is talking about. Some items are prepared earlier as its impossible to cook some dishes from scratch in a short period, just like most other restaurants. Not just warmed up as you put it. Pizzas...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Birkenhead Avenue, Birkenhead, Auckland 0626, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  North Shore  >  Birkenhead
  • Phone Number: +64 9-480 5006
Blitza pizza and pasta restaurant
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