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Restaurant 88

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88 Tory Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-385 9088
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11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sun 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Dinner at Restaurant88 was a pleasure with tasty fresh food and portions that hit the spot. All the mains ordered were well prepared, well presented and tasted as good as they looked. The service was very friendly, fast and helpful, especially as dining with 2 coeliacs, the knowledge of what was and wasn't gluten-free was good and if unsure the... More 

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Thank PterW
Perth, Australia
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87 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is fresh, well prepared and reasonably priced. My wife commented; " best meal eaten out since arriving in Wellington". One definite plus is that they allow for preferences. Everything is not pre-made.

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Thank RoyOz2016
Wellington, New Zealand
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been here at least 10 times. always excellent food and service. in the top 10 restaurants in welly i would think

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Thank SaraSJWellinton
Wellington, New Zealand
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice dinner and a lot of food...a good mix of Vietnamese spices and a great environment, the bamboos are a nice touch,

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Thank MichelleFSZ
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We took our family including our very busy 3 year old grandson. We sat upstairs and there weren't too many guests so our grandson had free reign!! The staff were lovely about this. When the food arrived we were not disappointed as the food was fresh and with good Vietnamese flavours. Not the cheapest in town but for a semi... More 

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Thank HelenBall
Wellington, New Zealand
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Still the best Vietnamese in town in my humble opinion. Alwaga fresh and delicious. Prompt and efficient service and never disappoints. You do need to book as tables are in demand. Great staff and food. What. Ore do you need

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Thank 377Roisin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

I visited the restaurant for lunch with my mother and daughter a few days ago. Being an avid and discerning traveler, I was happy to try out the food as it had the Trip Advisor award on the window. I ordered a simple vegetarian salad with tofu, my daughter ordered the chicken and rice and my mother had a fried... More 

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3 Thank Andrea S
Linh107, Public Relations Manager at Restaurant 88, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. My sincere apologise that you did not enjoy the food at our restaurant. We will look into your comments and discuss over with our staff. Thanks again. More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

Went here for a birthday dinner going on a few good reviews from work colleagues and was not disappointed! The service was very friendly and quick. The food was delicious, it was very fresh and expertly cooked. Especially the shrimp mini pancakes!! The prices were reasonable for the quality of the meals. I would recommend for a pleasant night of... More 

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Thank Kerry L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

Went here for evening meal with friends. I and 1 friend had the drunken beef definitely one of there best dishes. But all of really enjoyed the food. The staff are exceptional friendly and helpful. Will definitely be back.

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2 Thank Druarc
Linh107, Manager at Restaurant 88, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, much appreciated. We'll love to see you again at our restaurant. More 

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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

I was there in a group and the staff were friendly and informative . The food was served in a timely fashion and seemed authenic and delicious. I recommend it.

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Thank Jatbowelly B
Linh107, Manager at Restaurant 88, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We do our best to say true to our Vietnamese heritage. Some of our dishes are mixed with other countries, to reflect the diverse cultures in Vietnam. Thanks again. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $21
Cuisine
Asian, Fusion, Vietnamese, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Tory Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-385 9088
Description
Restaurant 88's stylish and modern interior is sure to impress. Home of provincial Vietnamese dining, Restaurant 88 introduces many diverse cuisine flavours to Wellingtonians, and visitors, as well as offering great service, and a lovely atmosphere. Fully licensed and open 6 days, you can enjoy lunch or dinner at one of Wellington's best-kept secrets. With an open mind and an empty stomach, let the journey begin!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?