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Ciccio Italian Cafe

1262 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-348 1828
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pollo” (9 reviews)
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Italian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1262 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Waited over an hour for some deserts that in the end never came. We saw the waiters bringing the exact same order to people who came well after us. We confronted the waiters twice and the said they will check, but proceeded to their own...More

2  Thank Monica S
Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Good pasta and service, carbonara was a little watery , however all other food hit the spot. Staff are professional and friendly.

Thank Mellamotroy
Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

I visited Ciccio today, with my best friend who was visiting from out of town. I've recently moved to Rotorua and been dying to visit Ciccio, especially for a freakshake. On arrival, we noticed the "please wait" sign and stopped here to wait for someone...More

3  Thank Koartnii S
Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Cicco Italien Cafe for dinner. Food was good but nothing special. I had a carbonara which was made with cream insteed of egg, the pasta itself was good al dente. Service was very slow and we had to wait too long. Price...More

Thank MarkusKl
Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

Wow. Talk about performing under pressure. The kitchen was run by 1 chef due to unforeseen circumstances nicely explained by the waiting staff. We expected this might affect the quality of the food but this could not have been further from the truth. The food...More

1  Thank Wendy P
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Been to this gem twice now. Absolutely love the food and the staff are some of the best around. Food wise it is timely, well priced and very delicious! We thoroughly enjoyed our meals. Fried Camembert continues to be my favorite dish. Staff wise always...More

Thank elkeallen265
Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Came here for one of their Freakshakes I saw advertised in the net, we ended up staying for dinner and we're glad we did! The meals were remarkable, the Risotto's were huge and satisfying, the banana and bacon salad was a masterpiece and the lasagne...More

Thank Char_aimee
Reviewed April 22, 2016

We came here for lunch as part of a girls weekend away. First impressions we weren't honestly that thrilled. Decor was a bit dark and dated. We were given water as we were seated and one of the glasses was covered in lipstick. Waitress that...More

Thank JulieONZ
Reviewed April 20, 2016

Had dinner here on a Tuesday evening, although it was quite busy, the food was quick, delicious and hot. All the staff were very pleasant. Reece was great without being intrusive, and certainly made our visit just that little bit of extra fun. This restaurant...More

Thank Lee-Ann M
Reviewed April 17, 2016

Brought my brother in law here when he visited from overseas and he was absolutely delighted with what we got. Service - Friendly service as before but a little bit slow as only one person took orders. When we highlighted it to another waitress, she...More

Thank MJJC_1982
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $22
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1262 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-348 1828
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Two Generations of the family (La Famiglia) work and run the Cafe, bringing their expertise together for an unforgettable Italian encounter.Ciccio is fully Licensed with a wide range of beverages available including both New Zealand & Italian wines by the glass or bottle. In the winter months you can cosy up on the couch next to the fire....come summertime you choose, basking in the glorious sun alfresco or, escape to air conditioned comfort. Relaxed casual dining, great place to meet friends and family.Ciccio prides itself on serving authentic Italian food at affordable prices in a relaxed & casual environment that caters equally well for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner, Ciccio is well known for producing magnificent Cakes & goodies so duck in for a delicious treat, or relax with a coffee, beer or glass of wine.
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