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Volare Restaurant and Bar

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85 the Strand, Tauranga, New Zealand
07 578 6030
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5:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Licensed restaurant, Bar, Wines, Beer, Italian style dining, fresh...
Licensed restaurant, Bar, Wines, Beer, Italian style dining, fresh homemade pasta, meat, seafood, salad or side
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  • 97
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Absolutely Divine

We had one of the best dinning experiences by far at Volare, in Tauranga. Starting with very good service and a great atmosphere and finishing it off with delicious, well presented meals and desserts to die for. Looking forward to going back

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
Daiana P
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

We had one of the best dinning experiences by far at Volare, in Tauranga. Starting with very good service and a great atmosphere and finishing it off with delicious, well presented meals and desserts to die for. Looking forward to going back

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Risotto delicious. Gnocchi delicious. Pan fried fish with lemon delicious. Entree set the tone. No hesitation in recommending. Will be back next time I'm in Tauranga.

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Was fortunate to find Volare open for lunch today as they had a group booked in. I had a need for authentic Carbanara but it wasn't on the menu this time. No problem for these guys the chef just prepared one anyway, and it was delicious and authentic too. My friend had the homemade beef Lasagne and said it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

The Restaurant upstairs has a nice atmosphere. The Service was super. The food high class and very, very good. Every Course a Winner! We really enjoyed the evening and the delicious food. The Chef must know, what he is doing. An unforgetable dinner. We will be back!

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Papamoa, New Zealand
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20 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Came here for a friends birthday, was impressed with the good service and nice view from up top. Food was delicious and fairly reasonably priced.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Delicious tapas, great dinner, good view, good wine selection. There may be some noise from the surrounding bars, but the Volare is on The Strand, which is the busiest part of town in the evenings - road with speed bumpers in front of you, restaurants right left and centre, but you escape the noise by just choosing a table on... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I have been here with kids , friends and for romantic evenings and everytime I've loved it . Staff great and food FAB! Pasta Pollo - I just love

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This is one of my favourite restaurants. The food is divine and great atmosphere with sea views. Everyone I talk to about this restaurant also really like it too. Excellent service also, I was impressed that the handsome Italian waiter remembered my name. He is so good at his job.

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Tauranga
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5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is the restaurant you take your lady if you really aim to impress her. It is perfect for a romantic evening out. Very good food of a high caliber and while not cheap - it's worth it!

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We had a lovely meal and possibly the best service from the female Italian waitress that we have had in any restaurant. She wasn't pushy but honest with her opinions about different meals, very knowable and friendly. We sat upstairs and enjoyed the view over the harbour. It is a little bit pricey but definitely worth the visit when celebrating... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 85 the Strand, Tauranga, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga
  • Phone Number: 07 578 6030

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, European

Description

Licensed restaurant, Bar, Wines, Beer, Italian style dining, fresh homemade pasta, meat, seafood, salad or side
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?