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33 Ardmore St, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
+64 3-443 4269
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Ranked #24 of 63 Restaurants in Wanaka
Price range: $5 - $27
Cuisines: Pizza, Pizza & Pasta
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Good for: Families with children, Romance
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
Description: Come down to Post Office Lane Wanaka for some delicious pizza or spaghetti! We have rustic dining inside or a fantastic courtyard too enjoy the sun! If you would prefer takeaway give us a call.
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tom price, wa
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Really enjoyed our meal at The Cow. Service was excellent as was the food. Great value also - the meals are huge & they will package up leftovers for you to take home if you ask.

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Colorado
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Lovely little place to grab some pizza and beer. Service was fantastic and pizza couldn't be beat. They allow takeaway which is a must as even the small pizza was too much for one sitting but it was a great snack later in the trip. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We visited the cow looking for a nice pizza/pasta meal. We were very happy the quality of the food, portion sizes were generous and the open fire was welcoming. If we were there longer we would have returned again. Recommend based on our visit

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Kapaa
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52 reviews 52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We had been told we had to try it, but were not ready quite yet. When our original plans hit a roadblock, we decided that it was time. From the moment we walked in, Kimbra made us feel at home and attended to our every need. Keep in mind, this is not a "full" Italian restaurant. They have pizzas, spaghetti... More 

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Wanaka, New Zealand
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61 reviews 61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Such a cute wee place, open fire and log booths, loved the atmosphere, very private. The large pizza is Absolutely massive, I struggled to eat half after having a few slices of garlic bread! BUT don't let that put you off, they have pizza boxes at the ready for you to take home and indulge on round 2...yum yum. We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Visited for dinner and sat outside on the wonderful patio and enjoyed the sunshine. Service was good and fast. Pizza was good. There was a little much cheese for my liking but about average. Got the seafood pizza and it was fresh and delicious

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

Definetly not up there with the best pizza I have had. I had the vegetarian which was ok, my partner had the bolognaise pizza which he really didn't enjoy. We ate them because we were hungry but they were not overly enjoyable. Staff were lovely but I wouldn't go back.

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Rangiora, New Zealand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

First time we have visited The Cow in Wanaka, it fabulous. Great food & very pleasant wait staff. Kids loved it! Would definitely recommend other diners and would return.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Great food, reasonable prices...garlic bread was cooked a little too long. You share the table with other people. We should try this back in America....maybe we will get to know more people and eat sooner (not having to wait for an empty table)

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Aberglasslyn, New South Wales, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Always great to visit The Cow! Warm, cozy, friendly, with pizzas to die for! Highly recommend and most definitely eat there again.

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Address: 33 Ardmore St, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-443 4269
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Wanaka
Average Prices: USD 5 - 27
Cuisine: Pizza, Pizza & Pasta

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