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Me Ne Frego

#327 of 1,530 Restaurants in Auckland
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301 Manukau Road | Epsom, Auckland 1023, New Zealand
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6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Greymouth
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In spite of the horrendous weather outside, we enjoyed our evening thanks to the warm welcome and good food. I loved the Pear Helena that I chose for dessert.

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Thank OldandGreyontop
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Having dined here I'm perplexed as to why it rates so well. Decidedly average with a surly restaurateur who makes you feel like a hassle for being there.

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Thank Peter_C_Auckland_NZ
Auckland, New Zealand
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35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Atmosphere good. All starters are pretty much breads of various sorts- all mains except for pasta come with roast potatoes and salad. 2 diners had the roast meat selection which they were happy with, 1 had the lamb rack and 1 had penne pasta. All were happy. Turning people away on Friday night. Thought price had gone up since last... More 

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Thank kiwifood2015
Auckland, New Zealand
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

Have been here 3 times and it has got worse each time. The first time we went we loved it and thought we had found our new favourite Italian, the beef check was amazing and the pasta was great. Our second visit was not so great however, we ordered prawns with garlic and white wine but it was pretty tasteless,... More 

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Thank James M
Hamilton, New Zealand
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Warm welcome on arrival. Friendly service, could be better if we were recommended some chef special dishes. All dishes were well executed and presented with no fancy deco but nice warm family style touch. The chef is a master!

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

We came to Me Ne Frego after deciding to turn left as we left our motel, after exploring the options in the area we came to we returned to Me Ne, and absolutely loved the experience. Meals were large (hubby and I shared a main between us) and well presented and tasted fantastic, service was great, and certainly a place... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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122 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

This must be one of my favourites and we always come back here after trying a few other places. It is always busy, the ambience and staff are wonderful and you can't beat the food. Great pizza, lovely pasta and some wonderful tomato based European dishes are complimented by good value wine and beer.

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Thank NeilMarshall2267
Noodletown
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

Love love love Me Ne Frego, as the food is DIVINE and the ambience is nice. Favorites include: bruschetta, pomorola and goloso. P.s... Some of the wall art is not exactly child appropriate ;)

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Thank memeweme
Auckland, New Zealand
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

A modest street frontage,easily missed, leads into an intimate restaurant with two dining rooms. The one at the front has an attractive table beside the window. The Italian food is authentic and you could be in Rome when you receive the pasta dishes. Also outstanding are the meat dishes, especially the lamb rack which is to die for. Service is... More 

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Suva
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100 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Wonderful flavoursome Italian food to die for. Wine list good. Owner delightful. Empty when we arrived (early) but filled up and was turning people away on a midweek night, always a good sign. Book.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 Manukau Road | Epsom, Auckland 1023, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
Description
Lovely unique, quirky little restaurant. Chef/owner. Established several years.
Open 365 days per year. Dinners only.

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