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Prego Restaurant

226 Ponsonby Rd | Ponsonby, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
+64 9-376 3095
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Ranked #32 of 1,192 restaurants in Auckland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $28
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Large groups, Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: outdoor dining, Take out available, Full menu all day and night.
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  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
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English first
Auckland, New Zealand
Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Had dinner here with my fiance. Although we didn't have a reservation we were given a nice table at the front of the restaurant. The waiter was excellent. He knew everything on the food and wine menus and helped us pick the right wines for our three courses. Food was really good - we both ordered vegetarian (their veggie selection... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

My children got good report cards at school so we said they could pick a restaurant to celebrate. They choose Prego so being a wet Saturday night we got there nice and early as tables can be scarce and they don't take bookings. We were seated straight away and drink orders taken. Apparently the kitchen had made too many garlic... More

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Napier
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Although we had not booked we sat at the bar for barely 10min's in front of the lovely warm open fire and had a glass of wine. When we were seated we well looked after by the very busy wait staff through out our time there. The restaurant was full, so lots of talking which added to the ambience of... More

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Canterbury, NZ
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We just popped in for lunch & whilst it was really busy on a Friday they had a table available. Didn't seem phased that we were going to share a pizza & not have drinks, very fast friendly service & lovely food.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

I must have been to Prego hundreds of times with hundreds of friends, it never fails to impress. On Sunday I had the Prego Pie a winter menu warmer. My choice was the envy of the table.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I've been here before and the service is excellent. You couldn't fault them. We had a couple of wines and the Fillet. Outside. The place was buzzing. It was a late lunch for us. Service and food was perfect. When I went to pay the bill there were people walking out thanking them for a great meal. You just have... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Excellent food and service so consistent for the last ten years. Parking is easy. Great to sit outside in summer days. Upbeat atmosphere makes you feel comfortable if you like hectic places. Staff is attentive and professional they would offer you a blanket on chilly nights. Great to come with kids there too. Good kids menu plus coloring in pencils... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Saw the good reviews on here and decided to try Prego out . Fantastic service (efficient, polite AND entertaining) I have to say my initial reaction to the food was mixed but when I stopped thinking about what I had been expecting. ... and just took the dishes on their own merits, we all found they were really good. A... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

the pie is a treat, meaty and just the right size, a perfect winter dish, enjoyed with a wide and reasonable priced wine list, best enjoyed by the glass as variety is fun; haven't been in the summer, but wfor a rich night at god prices, highly recommended

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Went for dinner with a group of 8. Couldn't book (min 10 for bookings) but the staff were friendly and attentive and seated us after only a short wait. Great service throughout the night, great food - duck risotto and tiramisu were both great! Would definitely go back.

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