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85 the Strand, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
6475786030
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5:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Thank ray692015
Queenstown, New Zealand
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13 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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Thank fiona w
Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Very nice authentic Italian restaurant in downtown Tauranga. Service was great, friendly and efficient staff and the food was delicious. Quite pricy but couldn't fault the food or service. Most tables are upstairs and the place was very busy when we arrived so Id suggest booking if a Friday or Saturday night.

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Thank Karen R
Wellington, New Zealand
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299 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

I don't expect to eat outside in winter but we did at Volare, a few days ago, on a balmy night, enjoying tapas tasters, the house Pinot Grigigio and Peroni beer. The downstairs maitre d/wait staff was warm with his welcome and informative when it came to the food selection. We loved the place and booked in for an 'upstairs'... 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, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Scenic view, Large groups
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?