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Abruzzo Italian Restaurant

13 Birkenhead Avenue, Auckland Central, Auckland 0626, New Zealand
+64 9-418 4202
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“pizza” (18 reviews)
“cannelloni” (3 reviews)
“lamb rack” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
13 Birkenhead Avenue, Auckland Central, Auckland 0626, New Zealand
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Calzone to die for
"Abruzzo has become a regular."
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2. Great Italian !
"The gnocci was TO DIE FOR!"
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3. Great fresh seafood dishes
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my Doughter had a lovely night great service very very friendly yummy food will be back again

Thank Trek53281733716
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Enjoyed a really great meal here. Good choice of food and well crafted. Owners and staff were friendly and involved in the business. Will definitely return.

Thank JeffBChristchurch
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Needed a place to have dinner and chose this place as it looked like a family restaurant. Great choice we made, busy and cosy. Our meals arrived in good time and my husband really enjoyed his seafood risotto, cooked to perfection. I had the gnocchi...More

Thank Diannemh46
Reviewed August 11, 2018

Slow service. It took ages for the server to ask for drinks and dinner. Had the chicken breast in a sauce that was so hot. It did not say it would be and so much garlic. made a fire in my mouth.

Thank well5
Reviewed July 30, 2018

A super restaurant; very atmospheric with the pizza oven going full blast, and very attentive wait-staff. Excellent meal; probably the best lasagne and canneloni we've had for a long time. Would recommend highly

Thank PeterA4832
Reviewed July 21, 2018

Our party included one person who has just got back from 5 weeks in Italy and another who lived there for 30 years. We had a range of meals and thoroughly enjoyed all components except the affrigato. This came pre made and had little icecream....More

Thank gorgle
Reviewed June 5, 2018

My wife and I decided to take our family to Abruzzo Italian restaurant to celebrate our Golden Wedding Anniversary.We have visited this restaurant before.The service was good and we all enjoyed the food and ambience. Hence the Highs the Low came when we were charged...More

1  Thank OldKiwiFlyer
Reviewed June 5, 2018

We went to Abruzzo with our family to celebrate our golden wedding anniversary the food was delicious and service was good, but what disappointed us was it was byo and we know there is a change but $25 to open 3 bottles of wine was...More

Thank sandiepeter2016
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

We have visited twice now in the two weeks since we discovered Abruzzo. The service both times has been friendly and welcoming. The food selection covers all the bases. On the most recent visit we started with garlic pizza bread. Then we had Italian salad,...More

Thank David G
Reviewed May 29, 2018

We loved our meal at Abruzzo and we found the service was attentive and friendly. We felt like we were in Italy.

Thank tomtom755
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Birkenhead Avenue, Auckland Central, Auckland 0626, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-418 4202
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It is easy to fall in love with authentic Italian cooking in Birkenhead, Auckland. Abruzzo Ristorante Italian. Just like wine and fine Italian fare, we use several key ingredients that complement each other for an experience that is sure to please romantics, loving families and even groups of up to 40 looking to celebrate la dolce vita in style.
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