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Armando's Kitchen

71 Melmore Terrace | Old Cromwell Precinct, Cromwell 9310, New Zealand
+64 3-445 0303
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“pizza” (33 reviews)
“gelato” (9 reviews)
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Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
71 Melmore Terrace | Old Cromwell Precinct, Cromwell 9310, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We all enjoyed our lunch. A large choice from either the cabinet or menu. A very friendly atmosphere and obviously very popular. The only down side perhaps is that because it is an old building with a wooden floor it is quite noisy.

Thank Gail13348
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely loved the food for lunch. It was very well presented and was delicious. The setting is great and the staff were fantastic. Thankyou for an excellent lunch

Thank Praxmeyer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not one for trip advisor reviews but I left speechless at the rude service I received here. Armandos could reassess their unfriendly approach towards writers, or even young, clean and polite females, wishing to drink coffee with their laptops. I wasn't even asking for...More

3  Thank Pippy S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent reviews form Trip Advisor led us to stop by on a long drive. Did not disappoint. Have the salad as your side, you can tell the chef took care of the little ingredients even as a side dish, such as roasting the pine nuts.

Thank Huy L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely location in old Cromwell. Our local. Pizza and wine great. Authentic Italian chef. Ideal for groups of 4-6 who want cosy atmosphere and intimate setting. Recommended.

Thank Wayneandkay
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Recommended by a lady in a shop we had visited earlier and was a great find, friendly Kiwi hospitality great cake selection and oddly great music playing!

Thank kingsmorri
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Re-visited Armando's for a pre-mother's day lunch and was not disappointed. Excellent risotto, great views and good service. The meal was reasonably priced.

Thank Kiwi124
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Since my last visit which was very average Armandos have put tables outside. We came on a lovely warm autumn Saturday. Had a nice open chicken sandwich and partner had a soup with breads and a cup of tea. Really tasty food. Was very impressed...More

Thank Catherine F
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Great place for a relax and a coffee.Did not have any food but what I saw looked good. If you like strong coffee to continue your travels this is the place.

Thank sherpa33
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Had an absolutely amazing time when I visited Armando's a while ago! The waiter was very very Italian, and offered good laughs and excellent advice on the wine, the coffee and the food. We ended up staying here for several hours, ordering a meal each...More

1  Thank jenkb23
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 Melmore Terrace | Old Cromwell Precinct, Cromwell 9310, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Central Otago  >  Cromwell
  • Phone Number: +64 3-445 0303
  • E-mail
Here at Armando's Kitchen Italian Cafe' we pride ourselves in serving top quality,locally sourced food. Overlooking Lake Dunstan in Old Cromwell Precinct you can come and sip our delicious coffee or have a full lunch in our beautiful Central Otago surroundings. We offer a light lunch menu and traditional Italian dishes prepared by Chef Armando. Our menu also includes classic New Zealand dishes to please our Kiwi friends. Call in for a coffee or award winning locally produced gelato! WE ARE OPEN ON FRIDAY ALL DAY FROM 9.00 AM -8.00 PM FRIDAY NIGHT PIZZA NIGHT !! THURSDAYS FRIDAYS SATURDAYS OPEN FOR DINNER CALL TO BOOK YOUR TABLE !!CIAO
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