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226 Ponsonby Rd | Ponsonby, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
+64 9-376 3095
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Ranked #85 of 1,326 Restaurants in Auckland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $4 - $24
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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English first
London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

The Italian food at Prego is excellent but what made it for us was the waiter. Our American waiter couldn't have taken more trouble to answer our questions and gave very helpful advice. Prego is buzzy and busy. Great place to go.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

After a bit of a rude welcome indicating a 45 minute wait we left but went back and decided to wait. Had a great Pinot Noir while waiting at the bar and after 40 minutes were seated. Had a great Italian meal in a fun environment. Quite expensive.

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Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We had our family wedding celebration lunch at Prego at the end of Dec and the best choice we made was having it at Prego! From day one they were so accommodating, even though our group was bigger then the max they could fit they still managed to work around it and fit us all in. Food was amazing and... More 

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

There weren't many restaurants open in Ponsonby so we took another go at Prego after having had a bad experience for lunch the previous year. The food was Terrible. It tasted as if it had been sitting under glad warp on a plate in the back of the fridge for four days and then reheated in a microwave. "Off" sauce... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We went there early enough, 6.45pm, and were told there was a 1 1/2 hour wait for a table in a non welcoming manner which made us suspect they hoped we wouldn't wait. We opted to stay and after 15 minutes got 3 seats at the bar right in front of the barman. After another 30 minutes we had still... More 

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Senior Reviewer
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6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I grew up in Auckland and used to eat at Prego with my family - it was my FAVOURITE restaurant right up there with Killarney St. We would sit outside, I would order the spag bol and come out covered in sauce and very satisfied! I recently moved back to Auckland for a short period of time and ended up... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We enjoyed our meal at Prego. We were greeted with warm smiles and had an attentive and fun server. We had the beet root salad, pizza, a nice New Zealand Pinto Gris wine sticky date pudding with mild ginger ice cream for desert. I would rate the salad and wine as excellent and pizza as pretty good. The sticky date... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Just ate here, misto of antepasto platter was heavenly but the main courses not so good. I had the whole fish (pesce al forno) and my boyfriend the lamb, the lamb was overwhelmed with acid tasty spice and the fish was ok...the vegetables on the side consisted of pepper and tomatos...not really a side for me. The environment is very... More 

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Cornwall, England
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

On holiday in NZ from England!! Came here to visit my sister and brother in law to be as one my sisters favourite restaurants! Loved the atmosphere albeit noisy and packed! (This pretty much always signals great food when busy) ..... And it was!!! Delicious! The waiter was very knowledgable and competently assisted with my menu choices and boy did... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Great vibe. Our group shared a seafood pasta, prosciutto pizza and rocket salad...delicious. Good value for money and would go back again!

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Address: 226 Ponsonby Rd | Ponsonby, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 9-376 3095
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
Average Prices: USD 4 - 24
Cuisine: Italian

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