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Caffe Centrale

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10 Alma Street, Hamilton CBD, New Zealand
(07) 838 1013
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A little Italian with a big heart

Great casual restaurant/cafe to visit. I know I can get in and out in an hour if I am going to a movie. Excellent food with a real Italian flavour. Love the staff and the boss is very hospitable, I feel like I am visiting a cafe in Italy.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Great casual restaurant/cafe to visit. I know I can get in and out in an hour if I am going to a movie. Excellent food with a real Italian flavour. Love the staff and the boss is very hospitable, I feel like I am visiting a cafe in Italy.

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Wanganui, New Zealand
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

We had the restaurant to ourselves. The chef came out and chatted with us - very friendly. Beautiful lobster dish Tagliolini Aragusta. Gave us a discount. Very good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The food served is fresh & beautifully cooked. The staff are friendly and accommodating. Great food, great service - wouldn't go anywhere else for traditional Italian food. Delicious!

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Taupo, New Zealand
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Made a special order of pizza for us, "real Italian pizza" beautiful crisp flavorsome base and quality toppings. As we were staying across the road at hotel we decided to try further dishes the following night. We tried the ravioli ......last tasted ravioli this good when we were in Rome, beautiful. We also tried the aubergine lasagne, very delicate, was... More 

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Hamilton NZ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Good fun place to dine. Food is good, well priced. Service staff ensure they engage regularly with a smile and a joke. but not over the top.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We have been to this restaurant several times. We tried lunch time pizza this time. Freshly made base were crispy and beautiful with rich flavour of cheese. Staffs are very friendly and caring. We had a lovely time.

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Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We had dinner last night .. the pasta dishes were great and full of flavour. wanderful italian atmospher and great energy

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This Italian restaurant was recommended by my brother in law so we were shown to our table by our delightful waitress. She explained the menu and the favourites of the house. The food was delicious and was ended up trying a dish from each section of the menu.

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Pattaya, Thailand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Back again, if we are ever in Hamilton we always go here. Last time in NZ a 2013. Now back its all still good except the weather this time. This restaurant is a must for us, always good service, great freshly good meals. Plus BYO a ( but corkage ) Yippe still same starter.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We have returned to this special little restaurant many times as it guarantees a very warm welcome and fresh, delicious Italian food.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10 Alma Street, Hamilton CBD, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: (07) 838 1013

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pub

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