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18 Hamilton Road | Surfdale, Waiheke Island, 1081, New Zealand
09 3725309
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Ranked #882 of 2,111 Restaurants in Auckland Region
Price range: $17 - $26
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Stefano’s Restaurant and function venue. We love to celebrate around good food and wine in an enjoyable atmosphere. World famous for our pizza from Naples, hand-crafted the Old Italian way with the best fresh quality Ingredients. We have an extensive menu with gluten free options of pizza and pasta plus salads and delicious home made deserts. Check out our new venue and garden available for gatherings, performances, parties, private functions and conferences. Deliveries, Takeaways,BYO.
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English first
Auckland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

We probably went too early in the evening however we found the staff grumpy and the atmosphere lacking. Two of the beverages we ordered from the menu were not available. When the food came we were pleasantly surprised and two pizzas we perfectly enough for 4 people.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Friendly welcoming staff especially Pasha and Cat. Reliable great tasting food. Prices that stay much the same. Lovely environment. We are treated so well and welcomed into the restaurant even though we have been eating there for years. Our favourite pizza is laden with beautiful salmon, prawns and scallops. With cheese that compliments this delicious dish. Loads of good eating... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This restaurant is a Waiheke icon and has always been totally consistent. The pizzas are great! If you are spending time on the island a visit to Stephano's is a must.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Stefano's is great fun for a big family night out. We tried the specials last time and one in particular was fantastic. The staff are a little grumpy but were fine once we jollied them along. This is a Waiheke institution, long may it continue.

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Sydney, Australia
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

I wanted to organise a casual family gathering to conclude our lovely stay on Waiheke Island after our daughter's wedding the previous day. Pasha, from Stefano's Pizzeria has been very helpful throughout the organisation of the menu etc via emails and on the night we arrived to a lovely decorated table in their garden setting, which has a nice atmosphere.... More

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Napier
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21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014 via mobile

We arrived without booking, but space was made for us outside with blankets to keep out the cool wind. Two large groups were already inside. Three of us ordered pizzas and one a pasta. The pizzas are large, traditional thin based and tasty. All were enjoyed. Local wines were available as well as Italian wine. Later we were able to... More

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Wellington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

“Consistently excellent food and outstanding service” Pending review 5 of 5 stars We go to Stefanos a lot, probably 2x a month and for special occasions as well. As Waiheke locals we need a consistently delicious place when we feel like spoiling ourselves (we're not flush with cash so it needs to be affordable too). EVERY time I come the... More

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Havelock North
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

5 of us called in for lunch and having been before quickly made our selection. We started with antipasto - salami, cheese, capers, olives and garlic bread. ( 26.00) A good start. We followed with three pizzas. Diavola - hot salami, anchovies, artichokes, chilli and olives (24.50 ). Good and spicy. Garlic Chilli Prawns ( 27.50 ) - pity each... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

My partner and I dined here during a romantic weekend away and we were so looking forward to it. First impression was bad, we were ignored by the lady at the counter - not even acknowledged at all. Very amateur service when we did receive it. We ordered a pizza with prosciutto on it and even asked the waitress if... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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57 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

We thought we would try Stefano's for a pizza, hoping we would get a lovely example of Italian cooking on the island. Oh how wrong we were! We ordered the Quattro Stagioni for something with a bit more flavour and received a shockingly sparse pizza. There was not an olive to be seen and we got a slight 'whiff' of... More

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Additional Information about Stefano's

Address: 18 Hamilton Road | Surfdale, Waiheke Island, 1081, New Zealand
Phone Number: 09 3725309
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 17 - 26
Cuisine: Italian

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