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640 Pollen Street, Thames 2801, New Zealand
07 868 7976
Today
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
Description: A warm ambient authentic italian style restaurant, perfect for dining with...
A warm ambient authentic italian style restaurant, perfect for dining with a group or just the two of you. We have a table outside during the warmer months for takeaway diners, and a nice takeaway waiting area. Located in the middle of town, there is plenty of parking. We are licenced and allow BYO as well. Buon appetito!!
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  • 12
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  • 4
    Average
  • 1
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Take Out

Staying at Grafton Cottages meant we already had the best table. All we needed was pizza. We ordered the Inferno pizza and it did not disappoint.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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Edmonton, Canada
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
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32 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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15 reviews 15 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

Quite ridiculously large portions of what were allegedly lasagne and some sort of seafood pasta. Just a soggy mush. We were charged a nominal sum after eating a couple of mouthfuls each

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Edmonton, Canada
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52 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Staying at Grafton Cottages meant we already had the best table. All we needed was pizza. We ordered the Inferno pizza and it did not disappoint.

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Thames, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Awesome Host. Pizzas are average plus and good variety. Décor needs a facelift. Service is very good and he is quite an entertainer.

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Queensland, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

If you are wanting pizza you are better off going down the road to Pizza Hut as it is about the same quality. The pasta was over cooked and tasteless. Definately not the way this simple food should be.

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Freshly cooked pizza to go. Hard to elaborate on something so simple but deserving of their good reputation (as advised by the local garage!)

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Haifa, Israel
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 via mobile

We just stumbled Di Luca's and decided to eat dinner there. The owner was lovely and the pasta was one of the best ate. I would definitely recommend it.

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Mangawhai, New Zealand
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48 reviews 48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

My work assignment in Thames has resulted in us trying most of the eating establishments in the town. Di Lucca's would rank as one of the better ones we have tried. It is easy to find on Pollen Street (northern part of the town). We shared a pizza with a bottle of classic chianti wine. The pizza would ranked as... More 

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Takapuna, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

My family and I were considering driving home to Auckland after an afternoon in Cathedral Cove but decided to stop in Thames and see if we could find something interesting. We drove down Pollen Street, the main street in town toward Coromandel. My daughter wanted Spaghetti and we found Di Luca's. We wound up ordering a Marghertia pizza, a large... More 

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Escondido, California, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Great pizza, salad and pasta. We had a great meal after a long day of hiking. Andy took good care of us. The service was wonderful. We will definitely go back.

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Sydney, Australia
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

A pleasant restaurant with basic Italian food and pizzas. Not the best Italian I've had and by no mean the worst. Service was pleasant and the restaurant was very clean.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 640 Pollen Street, Thames 2801, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Thames
  • Phone Number: 07 868 7976

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 28
  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

A warm ambient authentic italian style restaurant, perfect for dining with a group or just the two of you. We have a table outside during the warmer months for takeaway diners, and a nice takeaway waiting area. Located in the middle of town, there is plenty of parking. We are licenced and allow BYO as well. Buon appetito!!
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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