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Scopa Caffe Cucina

141 Cuba Street (corner of Cuba and Ghuznee Streets), Wellington, New Zealand
04 3846020
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Ranked #58 of 636 restaurants in Wellington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, Pasta
Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

We had to wait for 20 minutes at the bar for a table, as it was rammed on a Monday night, but it was well worth the wait. The staff were extremely friendly and accommodating, and really knew their stuff when it came to both the food and drink. I had octopus spaghetti, which was really tasty, and my husband... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

went for a pre show dinner with my teenage daughter. Restaurant was almost full but we were quickly seated and given water. We shared pizza and sides and finished up with a hot chocolate each. The food is simply devine, the service prompt and friendly and the atmosphere relaxed but professional.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I am Italian and I was enjoying my holidays in New Zealand with my dad. As we entered Scopa we were thinking: "ok, let's eat another of these boring New Zealander pizzas". But it was love at first bite! We had two pizzas with prosciutto crudo and we were just excited because they are far better than many pizzerias here... More

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New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We were looking for somewhere to have lunch on a busy Saturday and chanced upon this restaurant. From the minute we walked in the door the staff were friendly, efficient and attentive. They really know their stuff! I ordered the baked eggs and was warned by the waitress that because this is cooked in the oven to order would take... More

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Wellington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We are probably biased because we eat there at least once a week and have done so for a number of years. Why? Putting it simply it is because we can't find a restaurant in Wellington that delivers service, ambience, good food on such a consistent basis as this restaurant does. We keep coming back and we will keep coming... More

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Scopa141Cuba, Manager at Scopa Caffe Cucina, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you so much for sharing the love. We really appreciate your comments and the fact you have been regulars for so long. If you ever have any more feedback with regard to your Scopa experience, we would love to hear it. Thanks again for choosing to spend your time with us. More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Scopa is a lively place with friendly and efficient service. Their pizza is very good and true to Italian pizza (as opposed to the over laden New Zealand style pizza). Their Gusto hot chocolate is divine. Scopa offers delightful fare in a bustling atmosphere.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Very rich hot chocolate, so good! Deserts are quite small for the price, but as expected they taste amazing and are beautifully presented.

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4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Had a mixed breakfast with my partner and I must say I thought it would be better. It wasnt bad but the black pudding was not very nice in texture, floury almost. And coffee was average. Nice but needs improvement.

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Sydney
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We had a dinner on Friday night.. Me and my girlfriend !! We had a 2 beer and 2 glass we shared 1 pizza 1 plate of gnocchi 1 rocket salad !! Everything surrounded from a nice service and nice environment !! Spent the right price for a nice quality meal!!

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Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

My wife and I stopped in here about 6ish on our first evening in Wellington without a booking and were seen and seated straight away. It was pretty much full by 7. The waitress advised the specials and we opted for a carbonara and the pizza of the week with a glass of montipulciano and tempranillo. The montipulciano which was... More

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