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Trattoria alla Toscana

180 Emerson Street, Napier, New Zealand
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Ranked #35 of 132 restaurants in Napier
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

What a great Italian gem in the heart of Napier. If you can't be in Italy, then this is the next best thing. Staff are delightful and authentic and so is the food.

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Taranaki Region, New Zealand
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

After not being able to get in on Saturday evenings we have booked previously days in advance and had fabulous meals and service. This time on a cold wet Saturday we walked up but only just got in as it is not a large establishment. We like the 'family ownershjp" model and all staff seemed involved, knowledgeable and pleasant and... More

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Napier, New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I don't know if it was because we had a GrabOne that we were disappointed with most of the meal. The first course a small pumpkin looked good but lacked flavour, the mixture inside was very runny with a few pieces of minced meat in it. The brussel sprout puree was very tasty. Main course three small dishes of food,... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We had on previous visits considered this restaurant but it always seems very busy so never went in. This time we booked in advance and therefore got a table. We had a set menu which was reasonable and excellent in presentation, quality and taste - definitely recommended. The owners were there and very pleasant, helpful and ready to chat to... More

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Great food and atmosphere. This restaurant has an authentic Italian menu with many choices and a varied wine list of local and Italian wines.

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Napier, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

My flatmates and I came here for dinner on Friday night and LOVED this restaurant. The service was immaculate from the waitress and the owner who came out to speak with us personally. The food was also delicious. Our meals included the lasagna, ravioli, penne and the gnocchi, as well as garlic bread for starters. The meals were a little... More

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Taranaki Region, New Zealand
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

It is located in a mainly pedestrian area of the main shopping street so is easy to miss if just driving around looking for an eatery. It is very well patronised so booking is recommended, will visit again next time we stay.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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55 reviews 55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

it is not often you get excellent food and service rolled into one but this is what we experienced here. The menu had a wide variety and was absolutely scrumptious. And the owner and his team have personality plus as well as superior service. This is not the cheapest meal you will have out but in saying that, the prices... More

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Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Fantastic overall experience. Food was enjoyed by adults AND children. Great hosting too. Perfect for special occasions.

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Napier, New Zealand
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 via mobile

We had a bit of time to kill so popped in here. The service was good - not too much or too little, the ambience nice although not too sure about the TV come fire, but the food was lovely. We both had pasta, me the 2010 award winning seafood - yum! My wife enjoyed the ravioli, albeit quite small.... More

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