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9 Birkenhead Avenue, Birkenhead, Auckland 0626, New Zealand
+64 9-480 5006
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (11 reviews)
“steak” (9 reviews)
“cheesecake” (2 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, European, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
9 Birkenhead Avenue, Birkenhead, Auckland 0626, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 Warren J
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 Wadeed H
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

Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Who wants to cook on Xmas Eve? Not me so we went to Blitza for our favourite light dinner, a Margarita Pizza with a Greek Salad and a glass of Italian Red. Perfect! Blitza does many different pizzas plus Pasta and meats and fish which...More

2  Thank Clare B
Reviewed 20 November 2017

4 adults and 2 children. Staff were very friendly, and ensured the childrens meals were brought promptly. We all had the best meal again, son in law said his steak was the best he had ever had, high praise indeed. Could not fault it again.

1  Thank Aprilholiday_13
Reviewed 23 October 2017

First time at Blitza, it was far from busy being a Monday night. Service was friendly and attentive and the food was nice enough. 4 drinks were ordered first off. 3 were brought over. After a good 5 minutes we queried where the 4th was...More

Thank Karl R
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Sadly just didn't cut it for us & I rarely write a poor review. Thought for the price the food & especially the attitude was a bit off.

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

So friendly and warm hospice welcome from the staff, I have a very wonderful aged steak, my wife enjoyed with seafood pasta, really impressed with the food quality, And of course, don't ignore the yummy pisa.

1  Thank KenLoyal
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We have been going to this restaraunt for years. The Pizzas are delicious and the variety great.They have something for all tastes.If Pizza is not for you the Slouvaki is excellent.They also have chips and garlic bread etc.Great for family and friendly service too.We no...More

2  Thank NZTraveller061
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Not a great welcome but it was the cold lamb Shan that ruined it. They first tried to reserve it after putting it in the microwave and then finally offered a new one. So we each got to watch each other eat our mains 15...More

Thank Coldsmoke99
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Fantastic food and outstanding service. Multiple needs were catered for including a dairy free, gluten free pizza.

2  Thank Anya D
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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
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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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