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“Best pizza so far in NZ!”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Al Forno

Al Forno
Ranked #2 of 80 Restaurants in Takapuna
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $11 - $32
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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151 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Best pizza so far in NZ!”
Reviewed August 24, 2013 via mobile

Very friendly family run pizzeria. Very crowded on a weekend evening but they were able to seat us with no reservation. The owner has a wicked sense of humour! Best pizza ever so far.

  • Visited August 2013
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English first
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Authentic and enjoyable food”
Reviewed August 19, 2013

This was a first time visit for me - went with a group of girlfriends. The place was busy and staff friendly and efficient. Veal was a popular choice which was a good size and tasty. A lovely place to spend a damp winter's evening. Would go back again.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank Sue W
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Devine pizza.”
Reviewed July 2, 2013 via mobile

Love this italian family spot. Best woodfired pizza. We keep coming back for more.
Love the parma ham pizza and garlic bread. Never had pasta here. Can make that at home ;) creme brulee pretty good too.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank Mixie2
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Delicious pizza, great italian”
Reviewed July 1, 2013

We had really nice pizzas here, it's a great little restaurant and we enjoyed our visit. The staff were very friendly, and accommodating even though we hadn't booked and it was a Saturday night.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank mande2013
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North Shore City, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Consistently Good Local!”
Reviewed June 24, 2013

Have been here three times and loved it everytime! Great atmosphere, fine wine and good food. Excellent place for a couple or group of friends. Get there during the rush and you'll have to wait so best to book!

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank Sally G
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