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Restaurant 88

88 Tory Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-385 9088
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Asian, Fusion, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
88 Tory Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed April 20, 2016

I've eaten at 88 many times & never had a bad meal or poor service. The food is a wonderful blend of Vietnamese with a hint of Kiwi. The menu changes a little from time to time, so there's often the chance to try something...More

Thank Asinvari
Linh107, Public Relations Manager at Restaurant 88, responded to this reviewResponded December 8, 2016

Thank you for your feedback. The chef/owner spent a lot time in making sure that we do our best to keep the food and services consistence. He also, likes to change bit and pieces of the menu, to improve, but more importantly to introduce new...More

Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

this is the place you will enjoy. tasty food with great service. 很不错的越南菜,值得推荐。shaking beef还有童子鸡都很不错。服务不错。他比较会尊重客人。会尊重西瓜把食物百合。环境也很不错。而且就在市区,如果来旅行的朋友可以步行去

Thank joniw222
Linh107, Public Relations Manager at Restaurant 88, responded to this reviewResponded December 8, 2016

Thank you for your feedback. We are happy you enjoyed our food and hospitality. Thanks.

Reviewed April 9, 2016

A group of my friends and I dined at Café 88 (88 Tory Street, Wellington CBD) for a girls night out. The dining experience was okay until we approached to pay for our meal and presented our Entertainment Book membership cards. The female owner’s attitude...More

2  Thank Ang0508
Linh107, Public Relations Manager at Restaurant 88, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2016

Thank you for your review. We would like to take this opportunity to reply to your story. As you are a party of nine, you are entitled to use up to three vouchers. You presented two vouchers, so we deducted two mains from your bill....More

Reviewed April 8, 2016

We have been going here for 5 years and are never disappointed, the food is delicious and the menu varied.Lovely staff .

Thank 2007noodle
Linh107, Public Relations Manager at Restaurant 88, responded to this reviewResponded December 8, 2016

Thank you for your feedback. Having you as our customer for the last 5 years have been a pleasure. Please keep coming back, we appreciate your support very much. Thanks again.

Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

This well run restaurant has ambience, fast service, and best of all...amazing food. They were brilliant at adapting a cocktail for me. Each mouthful was a taste sensation overload. It was fresh, healthy and very tasty. The Ca - fish had a lemongrass mint coriander...More

Thank surelybassey
Linh107, Public Relations Manager at Restaurant 88, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2016

Hello, Thank you for choosing to dine at our restaurant and for your feedback. We do our best to bring the taste and flavours of Vietnam to Wellington. We even started to grow our own selective Vietnamese herbs garden for the restaurant. This will further...More

Reviewed March 30, 2016

This restaurant was recommended for good reason by our B&B owners. The food is fresh, innovative, and very flavorful. The menu is diverse and it was difficult to make a decision. I enjoyed the Saigon Lemongrass Chicken with Coconut Rice Noodles, and my husband had...More

Thank Riel_Travelers
Linh107, Public Relations Manager at Restaurant 88, responded to this reviewResponded December 8, 2016

Thank you for your feedback. The next time your are in Wellington, please come again. We love to see you, thanks again.

Reviewed March 29, 2016

I have been to Restaurant 88 twice now, and each time I have had a great experience. The food is delish, though HUGE! I madie the mistake of ordering both a main and a starter and struggled to finish my meal, it could have fed...More

Thank ATip0
Linh107, Public Relations Manager at Restaurant 88, responded to this reviewResponded December 8, 2016

Thank you for your feedback. Glad you enjoyed the cuisine served at our restaurant. Please come back next time and try something new. Our chefs love feeding customers, they do not want customer leaving our restaurant hungry. Thanks again.

Reviewed March 28, 2016

This is one of our favourite Wellington restaurants for three main reasons. Firstly, the food is excellent. You can close your eyes, choose something at random and whatever you get, you know it will be good. If you open your eyes and actually choose what...More

1  Thank Brenton H
Linh107, Public Relations Manager at Restaurant 88, responded to this reviewResponded December 8, 2016

Thank you for your feedback. Our chef/owner spending a time researching and testing dishes before he puts it on the menu. He is a self taught chef, with passion in Malaysian, Thai, Chinese, Western and Vietnamese cookery. So the menu he created tends to have...More

Reviewed March 28, 2016

The serving sizes here are large. I had a mixed grill platter which had some delicious meat on it (beef and pork) and some very tasty coconut udon noodles. The service was very friendly and I would definitely go back.

Thank JeffroNZ
Linh107, Public Relations Manager at Restaurant 88, responded to this reviewResponded December 8, 2016

Thank you for your feedback. We are happy you enjoyed your meals, please tell and friends and family about us and come back again. Thanks again.

Reviewed March 24, 2016

Loved loved loved! The pho bo was amazing! It was huge in fact three of us struggled to finish it. An amazing depth of flavour. The only disappointment was that I couldn't finish the meal. Would definitely recommend.

Thank aimkel
Linh107, Public Relations Manager at Restaurant 88, responded to this reviewResponded December 8, 2016

Thank you for your feedback. It mean a lot to us that you enjoyed our food and service. We hope you come back soon and try something different. Thanks again.

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Response from gindog | Reviewed this property |
No, sorry, we very rarely have deserts.
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We didn't, but they're quite popular, so I'd advise booking.
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Hi, sorry but we are fully licensed so no byo :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$11 - $22
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
Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
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
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Description
Restaurant 88's stylish and modern interior is sure to impress. Home of provincial Vietnamese dining, Restaurant 88 introduces many diverse flavours of Vietnam 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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