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“Fantastic!”

Leonardo's Pure Italian
Ranked #16 of 250 Restaurants in Rotorua
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $29
Cuisines: Italian, Healthy
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Leonardo's is a small, family owned restaurant, Yuka and Leo have been in hospitality for more than 20 years all together. Our Menu is quite small only because we work only with the freshest products possible. For the same reason we change our menu very often, to try new flavours and recipe. The restaurant is open for dinner 7 nights a week.
Reviewed October 8, 2013 via mobile

Great pure tasty food and personal service. We missed this in Rotorua for a long time. Loving the small A La Carte which translates to real fresh ingredients put together for your dish! Well done to a great team and look forward to visit no.4 soon

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Thank Fred N
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LeonardoandYuka, Owner at Leonardo's Pure Italian, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2013

Hi There, visit number 4??? you must be crazy :-). Thank you so much looking forward for it ;-)

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Reviewed October 6, 2013

My first visit to this restaurant a friendly welcome. The service was great. We had two starters the bruschetta was the best I have tasted the bread was still crispy, the other starter was asparagus wrapped in a thin piece of pasta it was delicious.
The mains were also very tasty although my dish (mussels and angel hair pasta) was a little to salty.
The wine was lovely and reasonably priced.
Nice ambience and overall a lovely evening. Will definitely be back.

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Thank moyra65
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LeonardoandYuka, Owner at Leonardo's Pure Italian, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2013

Hi There, thank you so much for your words, I am very pleased to know that you enjoyed your night with us. Apologies for the cappellini pasta, I promise we will transform your experience to a 5 stars one, next time you come around. Cheers

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Reviewed October 6, 2013

A intimate and friendly family run restaurant! Amazing service with food to die for! Best Italian I have ever been to! No pizza in sight but much more delicious lamb, seafood, pasta & chicken dishes to choose from! We will be back!!

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Thank Gillian B
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LeonardoandYuka, Owner at Leonardo's Pure Italian, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2013

Hi Gillian, thank you for your feedback, so much appreciate it. Yes you are right, no Pizza on sight, only traditional food coming from the love for food of Grandma's (and us of course :-)). Take care

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Reviewed October 5, 2013

This is the best meal I have ever had. Went there for dinner with two others, and all three meals were amazing, and very different. I had a delicious papardelle with gorgonzola and pear, just incredible. Even the breads and dips to start were fantastic! Thank you so much, Leonardo and Yuka.

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Thank lizzie_rae
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LeonardoandYuka, Owner at Leonardo's Pure Italian, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2013

Hi Lizzie, thank you so much for your words, and we are so glad you enjoyed your meals, see you next time for some more delicious food. Cheers

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Reviewed October 5, 2013

Great food, great service, real italian restaurant vibe.
Cosy but not cramped, family friendly.
Quick meal delivery, but by no means getting rushed out the door.
Did I mention delicious food?!?!

Thank NikDeluxe
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LeonardoandYuka, Owner at Leonardo's Pure Italian, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2013

HI There, I haven't got much to say about your review, only thank you :-) and please keep an eye on us for some more delicious food. Cheers

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