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Prego Restaurant

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226 Ponsonby Rd | Ponsonby, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
+64 9-376 3095
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: outdoor dining, Take out available, Full menu all day and night.
Good for:
Large groups
Outdoor seating
Special occasions

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  • 122
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  • 87
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
fantastically well done casual yet delicious family-friendly dining

We came here on a whim early one weekend evening. the place was heaving with families and hipsters alike but we didn't have to wait for a table. ordered pizza, green salad and seafood pasta to share with our four year old and one year old. we've eaten at some excellent restaurants in our time... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
trampercamper
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Auckland, New Zealand
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Outdoor seating
  • Special occasions
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Auckland, New Zealand
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46 reviews 46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

We came here on a whim early one weekend evening. the place was heaving with families and hipsters alike but we didn't have to wait for a table. ordered pizza, green salad and seafood pasta to share with our four year old and one year old. we've eaten at some excellent restaurants in our time (pre-kids!) but all dishes were... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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165 restaurant reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

We wanted to love a restaurant in Ponsonby and looked and looked. We think the neighborhood is probably overrated, so the rent is high, and the food mediocre. The server was very friendly but not very efficient. Finally, each dish sported some orthoganol pairing of ingredients like crasins with olives.

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Sydney, Australia
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48 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

On quick business trip decided to venture out of CBD and stumbled across Prego. The food was sensational. Tender calamari to start with and a beautiful steak cooked to perfection. Our waiter was engaging and recommend a wine that took us away from our initial preference of a Pinot Noir to a GSM from spain that absolutely hit the mark.... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

We eat at Prego a couple of times each month and always find the experience excellent. The staff are very professional and expert in their food and wine knowledge. The food is exceptional and never fails to please, the same can be said for the wine list. We prefer to sit outside as it can be very noisy inside, particularly... More 

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Napier, New Zealand
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I took a group of five for pre dinner drinks only. Got there and had a look at the menu and promptly ordered the antipasto platter and it was delicious.. The service was great and knowledgeable. There is a good reason why restaurants like this endure.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We've been here before for dinner and were blown away. Today we went for lunch and were blown away again. We decided to share the margharita pizza between the three of us, and also shared the broadbill fish on risotto. Jaw droppingly exceptional. We then followed up with the rubharb creme brulee. I don't like rubharb as a rule, but... More 

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Launceston, Australia
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128 reviews 128 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We've been here on a number of precious occasions and teh standard is always excellent. The whole fish that was recommended was magnificent, and my husband's eye fillet was cooked to perfection (he likes it well done!) Beautiful gelato and tiramisu.

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36 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Glad we made our way to Prego, food was excellent, atmosphere was excellent and service was excellent. We sat outside.

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Amsterdam
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76 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Friendly service but all three dishes we had were mediocre (and expensive). There are better Italian options in town.

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La Quinta, California
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44 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I asked the Sofitel hotel for a tablecloth, fine dining Italian with a good wine list. Prague is not really Italian, nor did it have tablecloths and it was more casual than fine dining. To the good side was the food was tasty, the wine list well priced, and the service was excellent. To the bad side is it is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 226 Ponsonby Rd | Ponsonby, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-376 3095

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 24
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Outdoor seating, Special occasions

Description

outdoor dining, Take out available, Full menu all day and night.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?