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85 The Strand, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
6475786030
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Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Horrible service, very slow at delivering to table. No management seemed to be in place. Had brought an extra person with us to the booking thinking it wouldn't of been a problem. Especially considering we were a large high paying group. However all the staff seem very annoyed and angry that they had to find a chair for our extra... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We often meet friends here at this cosy restaurant . The food is good and tastes like authentic Italian. The atmosphere also adds to that yummy cosy feeling , awesome when your out dining. Because in a group of friends you want to be laughing talking and eating good food of course.

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1 Thank Vinoeaves
Tauranga, New Zealand
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Best Italian in tauranga hands down. I have nothing more to say. You just have to go. Nothing but silence when everyone started eating

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Thank Kaywyn M
Tauranga
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53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I booked a table here after reading some poor reviews for another restaurant in Tauranga which we intended to go to but switched to Volare at the last moment,and we are so glad we did. The whole three course meal was simply stunning. We both ordered different courses and tried each other's dishes, but could not decide... More 

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2 Thank royandangela
Tauranga, New Zealand
1 review
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

We were there for over three hours.I haven't been to a restaurant for a long time that had such poor service in terms of the waiters [there were enough of them ]paying attention as to whether or not we needed/wanted more drinks.....rather strange given the fact that we had been there an hour,the place was fairly full and no food... More 

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1 Thank maumike0077
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

We walked in without a booking on a busy Saturday night - not a problem for the staff here, we were promised a table after a short wait. The dining room was chokka bit soon enough we were seated and offered drinks and starters.... Sadly I chose a cocktail that still had not arrived after 15 minutes due to the... More 

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1 Thank Phillipa B
New Zealand
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

This restaurant would be my favourite in Tauranga. Authentic Italian at its best. Service is excellent and the food is of high quality. A definite must.

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1 Thank WellBedded
Tauranga, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Great meal, great service and great price! Do it! Book it now. We have enjoyed our meals every time that we've been there. Traditionally, I am not a big fan of pasta, however...I do like the meals Volare turns out. I love the upstairs view of the Tauranga habour and the atmosphere in the loft, top it off with an... More 

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Thank Chris W
Tauranga, New Zealand
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

An old Warehouse converted to a Restaurant- lots of wood and character Great Service, nice staff, fine food.

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

This would of have to been one of the best dining experiences that we have had. As an ex Hotelier GM this was amazing, the menu and service was exceptional and very much commended. I only tip when due and this was very much the case. The duck is an absolute must & the lanb rack looked devine, they also... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 The Strand, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga
  • Phone Number: 6475786030
Description
Licensed restaurant, Bar, Wines, Beer, Italian style dining, fresh homemade pasta, meat, seafood, salad or side

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?