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Volare Restaurant & Bar

85 The Strand, Tauranga, New Zealand
+64 7-578 6030
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Ranked #20 of 225 Restaurants in Tauranga
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Step into the rustic charm of Volare. You will be instantly captivated by the warm ambient atmosphere of this authentic Italian restaurant right in the heart of Tauranga, 85 The Strand.Working your way through the culinary fare on the menu will leave your mouth watering, along with the equally enticing eclectic mix of prime Italian and local wines.WHEN DINING AT VOLARE you need to be prepared for a savoured repast, an authentic Italian style dining experience with the very best ingredients available. The meal you order be it an appetiser, fresh homemade pasta, meat, seafood, salad or side, all will be made with typical passion from scratch. The way its always been in Italy.
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English first
Wellington, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This Italian restaurant is located on The Strand in Tauranga which runs along the waterfront. Great location with delightful views. The service provided by a mostly Italian staff was first class and the place had a great atmosphere. The food was authentically Italian. Pick of the menu for us was the Torta di Mele dessert - delicious.

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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

There were 5 of us and a 2yr old who came here for dinner on a Friday night. We had a great table by the window and all the staff were warm and friendly! The food was delicious (the calamari/squid in the entree was almost unchewable but I understand it is a temperamental thing to cook) but everything else was... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Memories have been shared in Volare~ a little bite of Italy on the wonderful Strand waterfront.The staff are entertaining and Suzy is a star, Bella,

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Mount Maunganui, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

First time dining here in a while. As always the food exceeds our expectations, exactly what you want for a meal out. Staff are incredibly friendly and helpful. Can't wait to go back again!

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Pleasant setting, a little warm next to clear plastic screens, comfortable after shifting. Good variety menu, service was excellent.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I have been here twice in the last month. I have had the pasta dishes both times. If you like blue cheese the blue cheese gnocchi is absolutely amazing and the squid ink pasta is just as good. Definitely try this place out, you want be disappointed, service is second to none also!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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142 reviews 142 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This is a great restaurant, with wonderful ambiance and staff, good wine list and above all - great food. There is good variety, with authentic Italian flavours and (my favourite) - duck! Lots of it. I had the duck risotto which was one of the best I have ever had. Highly recommended!

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Second time and just back to make sure the food, service and venue were as good as the first time. Certainly not disappointed. The mains can be large combined with a starter so beware if you're wanting to sample one of the excellent desserts. For me the Filleto has been excellent, well cooked with rich flavours accompanied by a good... More

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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47 reviews 47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

After an enjoyable stroll around the TGA Farmers' Market, friend & I decided to grab a quick bite at Volare. We were quickly shown to a upstairs table with a great view of the harbour. The Waiter was super-efficient, professional & unobtrusive. Pasta & drinks arrived promptly & were delicious. We will be back! :))

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Tauranga, New Zealand
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

It didn't start well with an inexperienced waitress who couldn't take an order. She struggled with a simple request for a bottle of beer. Having to return to our table with the menu,to yet again, confirm what had already been asked for clearly, twice. Things improved when the food arrived and a waiter served us. The food was delicious. Pity... More

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Address: 85 The Strand, Tauranga, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 7-578 6030
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga

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