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Prego Restaurant

226 Ponsonby Rd | Ponsonby, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
+64 9-376 3095
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“prego” (152 reviews)
“pizza” (55 reviews)
“calamari” (30 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
226 Ponsonby Rd | Ponsonby, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
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Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

We stayed on Ponsonby Road when we toured Auckland, and walked into Prego one night. Just wonderful. There was a happy buzz, the restaurant was full, and it felt positive. The stewardess was helpful, smiling. The NZ red wine was top class, the food simply...More

Thank sacredspacesindia
Reviewed April 27, 2017

been coming here for years, full of bloody good kiwis, absolutely love it. i get the spag bowl every single time i go there, tastes bloody good. i like the pizza also, and the calamari is so much better than spqr, they sear it, like...More

Thank mhull2017
Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

Arancini to start was good. Cavatelli was also nice. Service was good. Overall ok. Good wine list. Pizzas looked great without tasting.

Thank WillP81
Reviewed April 16, 2017

We ended up here as a bit of a fluke as we were stuck with our rental car in Auckland and had to drive it out to the airport later in the evening. We decided on Prego as it had good reviews and was in...More

Thank kes387
Reviewed April 14, 2017

Prego is an institution and our families go to restaurant. We have been dining here for 20yrs now, the quality of food is always consistent and fabulous. My current fave dish is the Saltimbocca, my son's the pie and my daughter and husband rarely go...More

Thank kiwiwants2fly
Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend went for dinner here to celebrate our anniversary and it was the best dinner we've had in a long time. A truly enjoyable experience. The staff were so attentive and the waitress that served us (a Californian woman) was so charming....More

Thank Rachel N
Reviewed April 2, 2017

Great from the very start of the evening to the end. We booked for nine people and when we arrived the table was ready and it felt as though we were in Spain or Italy. The place was noisy, crowded and atmosphere happy. Our needs...More

Thank kitten16
Reviewed April 1, 2017

We took my 20 year old daughter out for dinner here last night for a bit of nostalgia (she has been a coming here since babyhood) and she was very excited about coming back after some years. She has recently been visiting Italy, is a...More

Thank Annaliese62
Reviewed March 29, 2017

Prego is an iconic restaurant. It seems to have been around forever but it has never gone out of fashion. The menu sets out the Prego classics and I found myself once again unable to resist the calamari. I also chose the seafood soup from...More

Thank ajay042
Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit. Great flavours and quality of food: We had a chicken thighs pasta dish which was very flavoursome. Tables outside and in and a lovely wine list to compliment the food.

Thank Miamatt
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $23
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 226 Ponsonby Rd | Ponsonby, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-376 3095
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outdoor dining, Take out available, Full menu all day and night.
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