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Trattoria alla Toscana

180 Emerson Street | Cbd, Napier 4110, New Zealand
+64 6-834 1988
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (36 reviews)
“tiramisu” (16 reviews)
“garlic bread” (11 reviews)
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
180 Emerson Street | Cbd, Napier 4110, New Zealand
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Amazing!
"Hospitable staff, absolutely beautiful meals & limoncello to die for!"
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2. Bella bella bella
"What an amazing wonderful meal we had!"
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3. An excellent dinner!
"This is an authentic Italian trattoria serving delicious food."
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Our meal was fabulous, our host welcoming. We booked in advance and were warned of potential delays with a large booking. We booked earlier to avoid the group and had no problems at all despite the restaurant being at full capacity. We ordered antipasto to...More

Thank Stephen J
Reviewed March 3, 2018

We walked in from the street with no booking so weren't sure what to expect. Warm welcome and table found for us. I ordered ravioli starter and husband chose salmon special, both of which were very, very tasty and satisfying. Husband said the salmon was...More

Thank Nicola W
Reviewed February 20, 2018

We dined here recently with some friends from overseas. The food was was fine (although overpriced) and we were having a pleasant evening until we came to pay. When we queried an amount on the bill with the owner he got very annoyed and abusive....More

Thank Castro152
Enz023, Owner at Trattoria alla Toscana, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2018

I am very sorry about your recent visit. We work very hard to make sure that every guest has a great time with us and I am personally disappointed to hear of your experience. I will be looking further into the matters that you have...More

Reviewed February 11, 2018

We love the food here, and had made a booking, knowing otherwise it's difficult to get in. A lovely couple were in front of us, and when they said they were there for dinner, and no, they didn't have a reservation, the owner very abruptly...More

Thank Ranipuss
Enz023, Owner at Trattoria alla Toscana, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2018

My apologises if you thought I was abrupt however the restaurant was full and I was trying to look after clients & my junior staff . It is called hospitality .I am very sorry that you had that impression as I am not ready to...More

Reviewed February 10, 2018

This restaurant may not have the ambiance you would expect from an Italian restaurant, but we are in Napier after all. But the fact is, the food is good. Our service was excellent, thanks to Roberto, and there were no breaks in that service. Very...More

1  Thank ftanderson
Reviewed February 8, 2018 via mobile

Slow service Limited choice Small portions Tried to overcharge us Unwelcoming owner Would never go back.

Thank garypicken
Reviewed February 8, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed bruschetta as an appetizer and then an entree of risotto and seafood fettucini. All was delicious with friendly prompt service. We wanted to eat more but could not fit it in.!The table setting was gorgeous and the atmosphere quiet enough that we could...More

Thank Fiona B
Reviewed January 31, 2018

Firstly, this place has been here since 1996 so that told me straight away that they must be doing something right. Took my Dad and his partner here last night and we had a great meal. The menu does not have dozens and dozens of...More

1  Thank Skandiriga
Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

This is an authentic Italian trattoria serving delicious food. The rack of lamb is superb - tender, well seasoned, with a fabulous jus. Add some fine Hawkes Bay wine, courteous, friendly service for an excellent dinner. Bravo!

1  Thank amp93
Reviewed January 24, 2018

We stopped by for a late dinner and were promptly seated. We just wanted something small and were served.promptly. Food was excellent - one caveat was that they failed to bring the steamed vegetables that we had ordered.

1  Thank bobblevins
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$24
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 Emerson Street | Cbd, Napier 4110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-834 1988
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Modern Italian Restaurant using fresh local seasonal produce and daily handcrafted pasta. We have been operating since 1996 .
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