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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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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“seafood” (20 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (7 reviews)
“steak” (24 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Shop 9 251 Parnell Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

I'm writing this long review to warn any one reading not to waste your money and time in this beautiful country with lots of choice. Hong Kong is my home country, where rent is overly expensive so restaurant lowers food and labor quality to increase...More

Thank Dickens W
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Louisa had the seafood mornay with garlic bread for entree which was yummy. Then she had the venison which was medium rare and also yummy and I had the rack of lamb with mint juss, medium rare as well. All came with roast potatoes and...More

Thank MarkS12804
Reviewed 31 May 2018

you could easily walk past this place if they did not put a sign up on the side walk. You walk thought a narrow alley and there is a quaint courtyard with a wine tasting place(closed at the time I visited) and this restaurant. My...More

Thank Gmickers11661
Reviewed 15 May 2018

We have dined here on many occasions and especially during summer, the outside courtyard is wonderful and quiet (away from street noise) and one feels as if you are somewhere in Italy or Greece. The service is always friendly, the atmosphere casual and relaxed and...More

Thank twosalukis
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Tucked down an alleyway this restaurant is well worth a visit. I think we have been here before. Cosy inside on a cool autumn evening, the staff are lovely and efficient. Our main arrived in record time it was like they knew in advance we...More

Thank JohnS17387
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Went to Di Mare for a wedding tonight and it was fabulous. the Owners were fantastic and the food awesome. I really enjoyed the atmosphere and location. It was down a little alley off Parnell road and it felt like I was in some exotic...More

1  Thank FaroutDG
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Great food-my husband commented that his steak was the best he has ever eaten. The portions were large and tasty. Atmosphere was good although some soft back ground music would have worked well. Wine was rather pricey but you can take your own for $5...More

Thank D3731RNwendyb
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Such a shame we went in with high hopes for the place. Read the reviews which all seemed above board but the service we received was terrible. Our waitress/owner was rude and abrupt. Didn’t offer any insight let alone friendly service. We must have caught...More

3  Thank DanielW8533
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

First time to New Zealand and came to Di Mare for dinner. I had the seafood pasta for two. All the seafood was cooked to perfection. I thought the calamari would be like eating rubber bands but I was so wrong. The calamari was so...More

Thank TerryT1224
Reviewed 14 March 2018

We visited Parnell using the Hop On Hop Off bus. Small suburb but interesting to visit and see something different. A few places to eat and we chose this small restaurant down an alleyway. Glad we did. A good menu with a lot of choice...More

Thank Alan P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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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