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Mezza Luna Restaurant & Bar

1 Ara Tai | The Promenade Building, Half Moon Bay, Manukau, Auckland 2012, New Zealand
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  • Excellent9%
  • Very good46%
  • Average18%
  • Poor27%
  • Terrible0%
Jul 7, 2015
“A Relaxed Lunch”
Jul 5, 2015
“Great Location - Average food”
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Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
1 Ara Tai | The Promenade Building, Half Moon Bay, Manukau, Auckland 2012, New Zealand
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Reviewed July 7, 2015

Mezza Luna at Half Moon Bay has a beautiful sea-view. We started with beer and then braised lamb shoulder ragout with pappardelle & smoked bacon & kale minestrone with ciabatta, and finished with coffees. It's a brief & thoroughly enjoyed lunch, well-prepared, cooked & served....More

Thank 1pochette
Reviewed July 5, 2015

Nothing to rave about food wise - average menu choice We were a large party of 8 adults a mix of overseas visitors, locals and out of town Kiwis Unfortunately I choose the Duck Tortelloni - pasta was way too 'al dente' - another couple...More

Thank Lizzy18
Reviewed July 4, 2015

Staff were friendly and attentive enough but the food....My husband was not impressed with the pizza that had a 2 inch crust around the outside with the inside so thinly spread that he really didn't want to take it home. Menu not overly endowed with...More

1  Thank kiwifood2015
Reviewed April 15, 2015

We booked at Mezza Luna down at Half Moon Bay for a 'girls lunch out'. It was a public holiday and great to see they didn't sting us with a sur-charge, thank you :-) It was a stunning day - the sun was sparkling off...More

Thank Knikkers
Reviewed March 3, 2015

I have been here a couple of times and always been satisfied with the food and service. Love the atmosphere, both inside and outside. I ordered the Margarita pizza, it tastes very similar to one I had in Venice! Last night, I had the Papadelle...More

Thank Rachel K
Reviewed February 7, 2015

We often order a takeway pizza from this venue and haven't been disappointed! The Marguerita, in particular, is just wonderful!

Thank Pokeno8
Reviewed January 12, 2015

We had previously booked to go to this restaurant and had a phone call from the Restaurant a day before to tell us our booking would be cancelled as they had taken a private function booking instead. A bit dissapointing for us, however we rebooked...More

1  Thank athenry22
Reviewed December 27, 2014

It was very busy however the staff were very cool and calm. I love Italian food I had the Chefs Surprise so I can't tell you what that surprise was. The food was of a very high standard and the Italian beer tasty.

Thank 2Judy
Reviewed December 21, 2014

The menu was adequate, although the selection of "healthy" offerings was limited - perhaps this should not be expected at an Italian restaurant. Most disappointing was the noise from the bar next door which ruined the atmosphere and prevented dinner conversations. Service was friendly, although...More

Thank zarq
Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

I'd read a couple of reviews of Mezza Luna on other sites with various comments on service inadequacies however I balanced these against the positives reviews and also the fact that some people expect too much when paying $23 for a pasta. Unfortunately I've got...More

Thank Pete_S1964
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Lunch, Dinner
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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  • Address: 1 Ara Tai | The Promenade Building, Half Moon Bay, Manukau, Auckland 2012, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Manukau
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