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“Fresh, Amazing NZ Mediterranean Food”
Review of Ortolana

Ortolana
Ranked #24 of 2,372 Restaurants in Auckland Central
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed January 3, 2014

Ortolana was one of the few places open over NY14, we went for dinner and immediately returned the next evening to try out more tastiness! The Piadina starter is terrific and the lamb and fish mains are fresh, light and delicious. Amazing veggies all along and especially the tomatoes. Good location, short walk from all transportation yet tucked away and excellent, friendly service. The best meal we had in Auckland, and possibly anywhere in NZ.

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Thank BA_Actuary
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Reviewed January 1, 2014

Given the reviews on trip advisor we tried to book a table but were told they did not take bookings. We arrived for an early evening meal and found the place to be full. However, we were squeezed in and enjoyed a lovely meal. Many others were not so lucky and were turned away.

The menu has Mediterranean feel but combines New Zealand produce in an imaginative and attractive way. Whilst busy, staff were attentive and helpful. Had we been longer in Auckland we would certainly have returned.

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Reviewed December 31, 2013

Walking round and thought a spot of lunch was in order. Fresh clean and modern venue, food choices were the same. Staff friendly and most pleasant . Hard to decide what to have, we all had different and there was a fair amount of fork swopping going on! Definately On the list for return visit next time in city.

Thank ladiesabouttown
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Reviewed December 25, 2013 via mobile

We happened to find this gem via trip advisor and what a fantastic experience it turned out to be.

Ambience was just amazing, had a nice cosy local feel but at the same time the decor and food and service was of a 5 star restaurant.

Just when you think things can't be topped, wait till you visit their dessert shop... Wow is not enough.

Thank Syed J
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Reviewed December 23, 2013

We had lunch today at Ortolana and it was an extremely pleasant experience ! One of us had the fish of the day which was John Dory with quinola - very tasty and fresh. The other dish was crayfish bucatini, again excellent taste and very nice presentation for both dishes. A little glass of pinot grigio and chardonnay accompanied these dishes to perfection on a hot summer day. Very good and friendly service, definitively worth a visit when in Auckland.

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Thank msgtoelina
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