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“Good Food”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Volare

Volare
Ranked #16 of 379 Restaurants in Tauranga
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Licensed restaurant, Bar, Wines, Beer, Italian style dining, fresh homemade pasta, meat, seafood, salad or side
TAURANGA NZ
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88 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“Good Food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2013

Great food, reasonable menu selection. Very small portion sizes and reasonably expensive. You are likely to want all the courses to feel satisfied. Good selection of wines, good service.

Visited December 2012
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English first
Napier, New Zealand
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Reliably authentic and awesome Italian food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2013

I've eaten many times at Volare, and it's always great food, excellent service, and the ambience is just amazing, especially if you can bag a window table, overlooking the inner harbour.

I've eaten starters, including mixed platters of antipasti, main dishes and desserts, and all have been excellent - freshly prepared, good ingredients, nice presentation and friendly professional service.

Highly recommended.

  • Visited November 2012
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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51 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Authentic Italian”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2012

Our group of 6 had a wonderful night out at Volare. Upstairs, on a balmy Summer evening the windows wide open to the east provided a pleasant view over The Strand and out to the inner harbour. Even the occasional train trundling past did not overly interrupt the conversation.
While the portions are not large, they are quality and it does allow for an opportunity to sample all the courses.
Excellent service, wonderfully authentic Italian food from an extensive menu, a well priced wine and beer list all in a rustic setting... what more could one ask for.
PS The rum soaked fruit is a dessert not for the faint hearted!

  • Visited December 2012
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Thank Graham A
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Eatout-Restaurants, Owner at Volare, responded to this review, January 2, 2013
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“The best fettuccine.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2012

The nest fettuccine I have ever had. Well worth it, I'm fact better than expected, or would be expected from a top nosh restaurant.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“My favourite restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2012

The Volare restaurant is on the Strand on Tauranga's waterfront along with several others. It is Italian as you can probably guess from its name. The food is great, the service is very good and the prices are reasonable. It has a mediterranean atmosphere and a good view of Tauranga harbour if you go upsairs. It is licensed with a good selection of wine and beer. I go there quite often and recommend it.

  • Visited November 2012
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