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Rocco's Italian Restaurant

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5 Dodson St, Blenheim 7301, New Zealand
(03) 578 6940
Today
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Food

I was recommended the steak here and I was not disappointed. It is a 15 minute walk outside of the town centre, but worth it for me. Unpretentious surroundings may be off putting for some at first, but if you like good food you won't be disappointed. Also good service and friendly staff and owner.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
BennWilson
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Singapore
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English first
Blenheim, New Zealand
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Decor very dated but also humbly interesting at the same time. All sorts of knick knacks hanging around the place to look at. Staff and service excellent and food was amazing. Great that they have half size main option available.

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Singapore
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

I was recommended the steak here and I was not disappointed. It is a 15 minute walk outside of the town centre, but worth it for me. Unpretentious surroundings may be off putting for some at first, but if you like good food you won't be disappointed. Also good service and friendly staff and owner.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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52 reviews 52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We had dinner at Rocco's on a wet Thursday evening. There were a good number of tables occupied but we got a booth. It was a pasta and red wine night; we were warned that the main sized portions were generous, and they were. My canelloni would have been enough for two (maybe 3!) but I ate valiantly and almost... More 

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Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Awesome meal and atmosphere, staff were very accommadating to our requirements. Will definately go back.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We dined here 11 years ago & not a lot has changed. Lovely Italian food & very big portions. Very good value for money & will return.

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Makiing a return visit to Roccos after a few years i found the service and meals to be just as good as previously enjoyed. Love the fact that you can have small or larger portions, leaving room for a starter or dessert. People have made fair comment that the decor could do with updating but the place is clean and... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This would have to be one of the best Italian meals I have ever had. Large potions were served and the tastes authentic. We stayed locally and walked to restraint.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The three of us all had a different meal and all found them delicious. Prices were good but what really surprised us was that we were charged &10.00 corkage to undo the cap of our bottle of wine. Rather over the top. Surroundings were a little dated but cosy. Would recommend if one enjoyed pasta.

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Picton, New Zealand
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This place was awful from start to finish. We ordered on a quiet mid-week. Went to pick up the takeway - there was only 1 other table in there. Went up to the counter ao pay and pick up the food. the waitress looked down at the docket. 'f#*k sorry' she shouted loudly, I havent even put this through. We... More 

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Houston, Texas
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55 reviews 55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Having been here 5 years earlier I can tell you nothing has changed. The pasta dishes are plentiful, bordering on huge. I had the pasta with pesto, my son had pasta with seafood. Both were delivered with heaping portions and no skipping on the ingredients. We also had a loaf of hot garlic bread and wine, but the bill was... More 

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Additional Information about Rocco's Italian Restaurant

Address: 5 Dodson St, Blenheim 7301, New Zealand
Phone Number: (03) 578 6940
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
Open Hours:
Monday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5 Dodson St, Blenheim 7301, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: (03) 578 6940

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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