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88 Tory Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-385 9088
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Restaurant 88's stylish and modern interior is sure to impress. Home of...
Restaurant 88's stylish and modern interior is sure to impress. Home of provincial Vietnamese dining, Restaurant 88 introduces many diverse cuisine flavours to Wellingtonians, and visitors, as well as offering great service, and a lovely atmosphere. Fully licensed and open 6 days, you can enjoy lunch or dinner at one of Wellington's best-kept secrets. With an open mind and an empty stomach, let the journey begin!
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  • 118
    Excellent
  • 73
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good option for large groups

I left a message for a booking for a group of 16, was quickly called back, got another call later on in the day confirming our booking, great communications. We had a big long table in the middle of the restaurant and were well looked after, plenty of interesting choices on the menu, good selection... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Twizel
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93 reviews 93 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

I left a message for a booking for a group of 16, was quickly called back, got another call later on in the day confirming our booking, great communications. We had a big long table in the middle of the restaurant and were well looked after, plenty of interesting choices on the menu, good selection of beverages and attentive staff.... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Decided to take my wifey there on Friday night. Started off with duck wrap n was it yummy. The my order of spring chicken with salad n glutinous rice with sauces was absolutely divine. So was my wifey's grilled pork. What a delightful evening. Thanks Wellington for all the lovely yummy restaurants! Glad to make Wellington our home!

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Carterton, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

Our first visit to a Vietnamese restaraunt. Tripadvisor has a high rating on Restaraunt 88, and it was our pleasant experience to find out why. We arrived without booking and were asked if we had a deadline. We did; no problem. We were seated and served promptly. Menu was limited so we did not have to wade through pages to... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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35 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Went with a group of 8 friends. Each selected an entree and shared - was great as we got to try a range of the food, my favourite was the sticky baby back ribs. Then ordered a couple of mains between us and shared again. The staff were happy to bring out extra plates, and when it came to the... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I have only ever heard good things about this restaurant and after going I can see why! I was able to ring and book which is a bonus as many Wellington restaurants do not take bookings. We ordered almost everything as a group and all of it was delicious! Especially the Vietnamese Wok Tossed “Shaking Beef". I also loved the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I ordered the pho. It tasted really good, but it was a little more expensive than the usual Vietnamese restaurants in Wellington - although I suspect this is because of the nice decor and excellent service you get at Restaurant 88. Not sure I'd go back though, because you can get food that is just as nice elsewhere at a... More 

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Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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37 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

6 of us went to this restaurant recommended by the other two couples we were with. I will be back here in a flash. What a wonderful place. From the outside we nearly walked past as it looked very dark inside. However once you enter you realize it was just the tinted windows. Great service quick to serve meals. Not... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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64 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We were early for dinner with no booking, took the chance that at 5:30pm, the Retaurant would not be booked out. Were seated immediately, liked the atmosphere or rather what it would be with more people! Staff were friendly and efficient, questions regarding food choices were asked and answered, wine selection was satisfactory, we found plenty to suit our tastes.... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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31 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Restaurant Name: Restaurant 88 Location: 88 Tory St, Te Aro, Wellington Date: 27th April 2015 (7pm) Food Type: Vietnamese _______________________________________ Décor: (8.0/10) A contemporary Asian look about the place, almost serene. Not as cluttered with knick knacks and other paraphernalia as I've seen in other Asian restaurants, this one has just the right sort of balance. Atmosphere: (8.0/10) When we... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

This is one of our regulars. Nice atmosphere, good service, and great food. It's a very "clean" tasting asian style - very very tasty. Always our "fall back" restaurant as we know we won't be dissappointed.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 88 Tory Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-385 9088

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 21
  • Cuisine: Vietnamese

Description

Restaurant 88's stylish and modern interior is sure to impress. Home of provincial Vietnamese dining, Restaurant 88 introduces many diverse cuisine flavours to Wellingtonians, and visitors, as well as offering great service, and a lovely atmosphere. Fully licensed and open 6 days, you can enjoy lunch or dinner at one of Wellington's best-kept secrets. With an open mind and an empty stomach, let the journey begin!
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?