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Passione Italian Restaurant - CLOSED

40 West End, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
+64 3-319 6999
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Sep 2, 2016
“Just delightful. Well worth a visit.”
May 10, 2016
“Unexpected food delight!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Pizza
40 West End, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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21 - 30 of 138 reviews

Reviewed January 15, 2016

The place came recommended by our hotel owner and for a very good reason. At the first face it looks like a decent but regular pizza-place. Until you step inside and experience the vibrant atmosphere, the professional friendly staff and the fine artwork on the...More

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank Marc_Lisette
Reviewed January 13, 2016

I recently was in Kaikoura with my Nephew and we decided as a nice last night treat we would shout ourselves out for tea. We decided to go to Passione Pizza. Worst decision ever. We were told that all tables were reserved except one and...More

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank maxine063
Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

We have just had the most fantastic tasting dinner in Passione in Kaikoura. It was a busy Saturday night, but they seated us within 20 mins. I had a fabulous Italia pizza (which was huge & I couldn't finish it but they were happy for...More

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank Vinnie-46
Reviewed January 6, 2016

We have walked by Passione on many occasions, but as we usually visit in Winter we have never had the pleasure of dining there previously - they open in the Summer season. We both had a delicious pizza each and with "The Entertainment Book" discount...More

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank Sue W
Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to Passione - great atmosphere, wonderful food and talented staff. Looking forward to coming back for another visit again soon

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank Bubble_nz
Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

The entree, main and desert were all excellent, the wine was delicious and the staff were atentive and friendly. I had sqiud-ink seafood risotto and my wife had a 15" pizza. Both were responsibly priced at about $20.

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank Peter W
Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

This Italian restaurant is just awesome. The pizzas are wonderful and desserts are to die for. Must have the Tiramisu of course. The service is truly Italian. Friendly, jolly and very welcoming. They made my family's evening one to remember. A true must !

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank doronr810
Reviewed December 24, 2015

We had 2 amazing meals here whilst in Kaikoura. Seriously top class food with great service and a good atmosphere. Highly recommend this restaurant and would eat there again any time.

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank Happy1811027
Reviewed December 14, 2015

Had great meal here. Not large menu but acceptable . Meals were fresh and light without heavy sauces. Staff really friendly but not intrusive. Great place to visit in Kaikoura would definitely go back

Date of visit: December 2015
1  Thank Shakennotstiirred
Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

If you stay in kaikoura then you have to try this Italian restaurant. Run by Ruth and her son (the chef), we ate in here for lunch one day and in the evening the next. For lunch we both ordered different pizza's and they were...More

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank Aphrodite P
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 West End, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Kaikoura
  • Phone Number: +64 3-319 6999
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