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“Best pizzas, longest wait!”
Review of The Pizza Library

The Pizza Library
Ranked #109 of 223 Restaurants in Rotorua
Price range: $5 - $27
Cuisines: Pizza
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Gisborne, New Zealand.
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Best pizzas, longest wait!”
Reviewed December 6, 2013

When the Pizza Library first opened their fabulous pizzas were worth waiting nearly an hour for....now the wait is shorter and so is the quality of the pizzas.

  • Visited May 2013
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1 Thank kiwigirls
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Adelaide, Australia
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Coolest Takeaway Pizza Experience Ever”
Reviewed October 18, 2013

This is by far the coolest pizza shop ever! From the employees wearing top hats to the weird quotes and checklists up on the walls it is worth getting pizza from here at least once! We got 1 pizza and one rosemary and garlic bread: The pizza was really good (the Bible) - nice thin crust and base, however the garlic and rosemary bread was a bit tough in places. I will be going back the next time I am in Rotorua.

  • Visited October 2013
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2 Thank whatthe2070
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Inverell, Australia
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4 reviews
“Coolest Pizza shop ever”
Reviewed October 18, 2013

This had to be our favourite takeaway in NZ. The shop is just mad, have never enjoyed waiting for pizza so much. It's a shame the service is so quick, we could happily have spent much more time there. But they had stayed open past their closing time for us as it was. And gave us a free dessert pizza!! Which we didn't even get to say thank you for at the time because we didn't know they had. So belatedly THANK YOU!! An unforgettable experience.. and by the way the pizza is equal with the best we've ever had (and we have our own wood fired pizza oven at home and are pretty harsh critics)

Visited September 2013
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Thank 72Luke2013
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New Zealand
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Biggest Pizzas in the world”
Reviewed October 13, 2013

The quirky atmosphere and the amazing thin crusted pizzas from here are amazing. There are a couple of tables outside if you want to sit and eat what you have purchased but most people use this as a take away.
If you have to wait for you pizza there is so much to look at - from the roller piano, quotes on the wall, a library of books, suitcases hanging from the ceiling etc that time flies. You have to see the delivery car to believe it. It has ancient suitcases piled on it roof.
But then there's the pizzas - they are truly enormous. I made the mistake of ordering two large. two men, two women and three children could not eat it all - they reheated the next day for lunch. They tasted amazing. The food and experience made it very enjoyable.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Ningerguts
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great pizza!”
Reviewed October 9, 2013 via mobile

Came here with my son & daughter for a takeout pizza. Very hard to decide what to choose as the menu is amazing. Thin crust is just our thing and value for money is fantastic at under $20 to feed us all. Pizza sizes are huge. Would be great if you could eat in as well.

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Thank CherylBowie
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