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All 236 Tauranga Restaurants

Spuntino Italian Pizzeria and Mediterranean Cafe

12 Wharf Street, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
+64 75794810
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Ranked #115 of 236 Restaurants in Tauranga
Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Tauranga, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Having dined at Spuntino previously I recommended it for a family dinner. As a group of seven we arrived and were seated in a private alcove. Shortly afterwards drinks were ordered only to find lipstick on one of the glasses when the drinks arrived. Drink was replaced only to find lipstick was also on this glass. Daughter ordered a second... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Ignore any review of this restaurant written before July 2014. We've been regular visitors to Spuntino and indeed to the previous Tauranga restaurants owned by the same person spanning more than twenty years. He has now sold Spuntino and moved on - we don't know where to. It's now a very different place. We won't be going back.

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Singapore, Singapore
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We have been visiting this lovely Italian several times now and each time we love it more. Our kids like to order the "Cabonara", which is off the menu. No request is too difficult for the crew. Best cabonara we have had as the sauce is just perfect. We love the mussels, Spuntino pasta as well as the Godfather pizza.... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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135 reviews 135 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Took the whanau out for lunch and what a little gem this place is, so popular that the Tauranga Labour Party's Candidate, Dr Rachel Jones was at the table next to us! Service was prompt and welcoming, surroundings very comfortable, family friendly, catered for our grandson with no concerns what so ever. Lunch cost us $80.00 for four adults, including... More 

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New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

Have spent last 3 days in Tauranga and have had many meals at this restaurant. Beautiful food and atmosphere, lovely coffee, check it out. Jen

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Tauranga, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Our group of 8-10 has been going to Spuntino 5 or 6 times a year for many years. When we heard through the grapevine that things had gone downhill since the new owners took over we decided to give them the benefit of the doubt, and give them a try. Of the eight main meals with meat, four of them... More 

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Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Came here after looking at the menu online only to find out that the menu had changed. Be aware of this! The service was very good and the food was tasty. If your not aware of what the meal contains, ask. I didn't and my meal was different to what I thought I ordered.

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Tauranga
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

An early dinner and off home, but where were the staff. The pizza with capers was fantastic and I am planning to return to see if it is as good another time. The pasta meal too was delicious but the service was poor. We had to ask for service and the second glass of wine arrived after the meal had... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Great food, service and atmosphere for casual dining. We go regularly and love it. Excellent value for money.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Had my birthday dinner here last week, 9 of us, but excellent service, great food, great atmosphere. When I phoned to book they told us there was a big group coming in when I wanted to and suggested we booked earlier or later, so that was good to know. Nice and warm inside too on a very cold night.

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Additional Information about Spuntino Italian Pizzeria and Mediterranean Cafe

Address: 12 Wharf Street, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 75794810
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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