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9 Birkenhead Avenue, Birkenhead, Auckland 0626, New Zealand
+64 9-480 5006
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (11 reviews)
“steak” (9 reviews)
“cheesecake” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9 Birkenhead Avenue, Birkenhead, Auckland 0626, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great atmosphere, food always of a good standard and tasty! Budget friendly options available such as the calamari, salads and various pizzas (which are great shared), but steak with scallops is always great. Service is attentive and friendly. Nicos is a true credit to the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Last night was the first time we’ve dined at Blitza. On arrival I thought it’s fairly average looking decor wise. What a pleasant surprise when we received our food! What an amazing meal. Started with Prawn Entree , tasty & generous serving. Beautiful fresh Snapper...More

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Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

Great pizza. A Highbury institution. Lovely atmosphere. Nico the maitre-di has run the place for years.

Thank Nigel R
Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

Birthday dinner for a good friend, restaurant was recommended by one of the party guests. Started off a little shaky, they had gotten the name on the booking wrong, thus we were seated at a table which wasn't for us. Eventually got that sorted once...More

Thank Warren J
Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

After a recommendation we discovered food was prepped in advance and heated in an oven and obviously not fresh to the heat you’d expect. Everything was just edible and lacked Italian flair! Pizza base was soft and gooey in the centre and again just of...More

1  Thank Wadeed H
LeeSchwalger, Owner at Blitza, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2018

Sorry, this person has no idea what he or she is talking about. Some items are prepared earlier as its impossible to cook some dishes from scratch in a short period, just like most other restaurants. Not just warmed up as you put it. Pizzas...More

Reviewed December 24, 2017 via mobile

Who wants to cook on Xmas Eve? Not me so we went to Blitza for our favourite light dinner, a Margarita Pizza with a Greek Salad and a glass of Italian Red. Perfect! Blitza does many different pizzas plus Pasta and meats and fish which...More

2  Thank Clare B
Reviewed November 20, 2017

4 adults and 2 children. Staff were very friendly, and ensured the childrens meals were brought promptly. We all had the best meal again, son in law said his steak was the best he had ever had, high praise indeed. Could not fault it again.

1  Thank Aprilholiday_13
Reviewed October 23, 2017

First time at Blitza, it was far from busy being a Monday night. Service was friendly and attentive and the food was nice enough. 4 drinks were ordered first off. 3 were brought over. After a good 5 minutes we queried where the 4th was...More

Thank Karl R
Reviewed September 3, 2017

Sadly just didn't cut it for us & I rarely write a poor review. Thought for the price the food & especially the attitude was a bit off.

Thank Peter C
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

So friendly and warm hospice welcome from the staff, I have a very wonderful aged steak, my wife enjoyed with seafood pasta, really impressed with the food quality, And of course, don't ignore the yummy pisa.

1  Thank KenLoyal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $30
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Birkenhead Avenue, Birkenhead, Auckland 0626, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  North Shore  >  Birkenhead
  • Phone Number: +64 9-480 5006
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