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Gusto Italiano

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

We were staying nearby at the Ponsonby Manor and wanted a good meal. We got more than a meal. It was a spectacular authenic Italian dinner!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank FloridaFolks55
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful cozy winters dinner with friends. Calamari was perfect. Bruschetta amazing. They have a wood fired pizza oven and the pizza was exquisite. Great service. Definitely will be back.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Bryce E
Reviewed 31 May 2018

I was starved and so were my 3 family members. We had just arrived in Auckland a couple of hours before and wanted a good meal. Gusto Italiano was walking distance from our airbnb. It's a fairly small place and most of the tables were...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Trip-Review01
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

I’m far from a Pizza lover, in fact I rarely enjoy Pizza. This place has the best Pizza I’ve ever eaten. The other options were equally as amazing too. Great range of drink options and amazing service. Very authentic and in fact I said to...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank philw828
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

All three of us really enjoyed our meal here. Very good food, good service and a nice atmosphere. We will definitely be back.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Ved-lost
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

This restaurant looks cute - but that is about all. My seafood pasta was bland and overpriced. My husband had chicken pasta which was also underwhelming. We won’t go back. I went away thinking that it’s very disappointing to go somewhere where the food is...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Tasty home made Italian food ! Excellent service !! We’ve enjoyed our time ! Very nice authentic place.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank shlomym2016
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Unlike the trendy places down Ponsonby Road where posers pay through the nose for tiny portions, Gusto is a proudly unpretentious neighbourhood restaurant with heart and soul. The pizzas are the stars of the show. My Pizza Capriciosa was served piping hot from the wood-fired...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank rentaquote
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

We took the set for two people and we were more than happy! It was so unbelievable delicious. Try this restaurant, nice atmosphere and great people. You can sit outside as well.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Epp C
Reviewed 3 March 2018

We stayed nearby and walked here to eat pizza. It is truly a family operation with the real wood fired pizza oven and everything made to order. The pizza was excellent!

Date of visit: September 2017
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