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Poderi Crisci

205 Awaawaroa Road | Awaawaroa bay, Onetangi, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1971, New Zealand
+64 9-372 2148
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Overview
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
205 Awaawaroa Road | Awaawaroa bay, Onetangi, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1971, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 394 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a delicious lunch in perfect peaceful surroundings accompanied by wine from their own vineyard. The food is Italian influenced and we liked it a lot. The service was friendly and attentive and we met the winemaker who gave us a fascinating tour of...More

Thank Exmoor63
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place sets the standard for Waiheke food wise. James is an Sharp waiter. Good wine list including international wines.

Thank Travelisation
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For $95pp you will leave feeling satisfied and like you’ve done a mini tour of Italian cuisine. From straciatella to gnocchi and tiramisu to seafood it has it all! They will cater to your preferences if needed for allergies or have it as it comes...More

Thank Sophie H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful setting, great wine and yummy fresh food. Defenitely need to visit this place and next trip keen to try the degustation menu available on weekends.

Thank ke79
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived for a tasting at around 2pm onthe a Sunday. The 4 hour long lunch was in full swing with obvious enjoyment. We started with a wine flight in the tasting room but succumbed to the surrounding smells and shared canneloni and a serve...More

Thank UrbaneForker
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

I had the best surprise birthday anyone could ask for and a big thank you to the Manager and Staff of this amazing fantastic restaurant for making my 70th party truly a wonderful experience, the food was to die for and I was fortunate enough...More

Thank Keith G
Reviewed March 12, 2018

On a rainy vacation day we were tucked away in Poderi Crisci's La Locanda enjoying delicious wine and equally delicious charcuterie platter. The setting overlooks the vineyard and rolling hills. Your access takes you over the (in)famous "unsealed" roads but don't let that dissuade you...More

Thank John M
Reviewed March 7, 2018

We came here with a group of friends for the restaurant's Valentine's Day lunch. We were given a big table on the terrace, looking onto the garden and the green Waiheke fields which was lovely. The wine and most of the food were delicious, I...More

Thank Meike M
Reviewed March 5, 2018

How they manage to produce absolutely excellent, true Italian meals in the middle of Waiheke Island remains a mystery, but they certainly produce the best in food and service. If you are on the island, do not miss this one. Everything is done to perfection,...More

Thank Duncan C
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Poderi Crisci is a very authentic Italian restaurant - more like being invited into their home. The setting, the staff and the food are fantastic and conducive to a relaxing, laid back experience. A little piece of Italy on Waiheke.

Thank alisterl7
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$25 - $61
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Scenic view, Kids, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 Awaawaroa Road | Awaawaroa bay, Onetangi, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1971, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Waiheke Island  >  Onetangi
  • Phone Number: +64 9-372 2148
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Description
WelcomePoderi Crisci Vineyard and Winery, set in a stunning amphitheatre surrounded by vines and olive trees, has fast become the quintessence of what in Italy is called: Agroturismo. Located 30 minutes from Matiatia in Awaawaroa Bay, Poderi Crisci occupies 7.7 hectares of north-facing slopes in the heart of Waiheke’s unique wine growing microclimate. The narrow rocky strip underlying Poderi Crisci is believed to be 30 million years older than the rest of the Island, boasting soil criss-crossed with mineralised veins. For four generations the Crisci family has been immersed in food and wine, Antonio born and raised in Napoli came to NZ in early 1990 and established Toto Restaurant in Nelson Street . With his partner Vivienne Farnell they opened Non Solo Pizza, an institution in Parnell in 1997 and Bar Vino in 2009.
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