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Di Mare Restaurant & Cafe

Shop 9 251 Parnell Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
+64 9-300 3260
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (15 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (6 reviews)
“steak” (23 reviews)
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Seafood, European, New Zealand, Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Shop 9 251 Parnell Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A friend and I were walking along the street looking for a place to have a cup of coffee and a young man standing at the entrance of di mare told us that this is the tastiest food we would have that night so ofcourse...More

Thank food_luver01
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

A great family run restaurant. Food is made with pride and service is excellent. Nice quiet location tucked away down the brick path.

Thank DaveS-JT
Reviewed 13 August 2017

... experienced at a 3 course group dinner. The visit was with a wine appreciation society - a group of around 30 or so of us. The entrees of shrimp and avocado salad were nice but the lamb main was superb. An extremely generous serving...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Loved it food was great fantastic music ... service is good we had a beautiful night ... wine is good it's perfect place to have a nice dinner .. relaxing and testy ..

Thank saimonau88
Reviewed 1 August 2017

The restaurant is located at the back of other shops, so one will need to look for it on Parnell. We had seafood chowder and mussels as entrees, and scallops and T-bone steak as mains. The seafood dishes were all very tasty, especially the chowder...More

Thank gamau2016
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Dinner with a mate on a stormy Thursday night. Did we get a warm Italian welcome?, a friendly evening with a congenial host? Great Italian food? None of this. A pretty average Beef kebab served by the lady of the house while her husband scowled...More

Thank ScottandLorna
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Di Mare Restaurant and Cafe is located in a quiet little courtyard just off the main street in Parnell Village. Staff were friendly and attentive. For $12.50 NZ you can get a lovely lunch. We ordered the fish and chips and beef kebabs - fish...More

Thank Cathy-Anne S
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

When my venison arrived I was confused whether it was the "rare" meat that I order. My friends ordered medium rare, one beef, one venison, but both arrived rarer than mine. The waitress even assured me mine was rare (without checking) when I questioned. Apart...More

Thank banana4ever
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We had a dinner here the last night before our friends flew back home. What a wonderful way to end a our vacation! The atmosphere is great, and the food was very good and nicely presented. We all enjoyed our meals.

Thank Kim W
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We were on our way to La Porcetta in Parnell when a lady enticed us to come to her restaurant, Di Mare. We were hungry so decided to follow her, to a cosy and little Italian/Greek restaurant in an alley off Parnell Road. We had...More

Thank MandyC70_13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 9 251 Parnell Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-300 3260
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