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88 Tory Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-385 9088
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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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Visitor rating
  • 113
    Excellent
  • 67
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    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
Great food, nice staff, good prices

Used trip adviser again to fine restaurant 88. Thoroughly enjoyed it. Food was great - tasty. The staff were really good - nice, low key and super helpful. Would come back for sure.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
James M
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English first
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Used trip adviser again to fine restaurant 88. Thoroughly enjoyed it. Food was great - tasty. The staff were really good - nice, low key and super helpful. Would come back for sure.

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Wellington, New Zealand
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Can't believe it has taken us so long to go to this restaurant it is fantastic. We loved it from the e had a lovely waitress who took our order nearly straight away. We had the summer rolls and duck rolls to start. Very generous portions. For mains we had fish cooked in banana leaf (only critisism of the night... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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81 reviews 81 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This is a Vietnamese restaurant with a twist...if you are looking for just summer rolls and Pho soup you can go to many places, but for more adventuresome cuisine with wonderful flavored this is the place. The all Vietnam staff are very friendly and helpful and although the menu is not huge, there is something for everyone. We travel a... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

A very professional restaurant with very friendly, attentive and well presented staff. We were given detailed descriptions of various dishes and were offered additional portions to suit our group (numbers).

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Blenheim, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We always wanted to try Vietnamese food and this restaurant offers an experience not to be forgotten. The service was absolutely perfect and the food to die for! Congratulations and many thanks for a super evening.

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Wellington, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I have been here a few times and I loved it every single time. Dishes are sometimes sold out cause people know what to get after awhile and fall in love with their dishes.

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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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81 reviews 81 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

My wife and I brought some friends here when they were in town. I have been here before however in between coming before and now, I have had the privilege of spending two weeks in Vietnam on an Intrepid tour (October 2014). The restaurant itself is nice, a quick walk from Courtenay Place so conveniently located if you're from out... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We booked dinner for 6 at this restaurant, and were very pleasantly surprised. It had a very nice atmosphere. The seating was very comfortable. The service was great. Our server was very attentive. We had drinks from the bar and enjoyed the large beer selection. Then the food came, and we couldn't have been happier. My pork chops were as... More 

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Luke D, Owner at Restaurant 88, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your very kind review and your recent visit to 88. More 

Brisbane, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Went here for a family dinner and the service was impeccable. The food was delicious. We had a great night here and would definately go again.

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Luke D, Owner at Restaurant 88, responded to this review

It was nice to read your positive review and thank you for that. It was our pleasure to serve you at 88, we hope to see you again in the near future. More 

Vancouver, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

The attentive staff served a great meal with a fantastic dipping sauce for my Salad Roll. With so many great places to eat in Wellington I you will not be disappointed here either.

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Luke D, Owner at Restaurant 88, responded to this review

It is glad to hear that you enjoyed your diner at our restaurant. Hope to see you soon. More 

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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 11 - 23
  • 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?