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Nuvolari Restaurant

) #160 of 177 Restaurants in Rotorua ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Italian, Pizza, European
1122 Tutanekai St | Rotorua Central, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-348 1122
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“pasta dishes” (14 reviews)
“snapper” (6 reviews)
“steak” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1122 Tutanekai St | Rotorua Central, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 505 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Chose this place because my kids like pasta an pizza. Despite the extensive menu they only offered a ham and pineapple pizza option for kids. My 4yr old son really wanted one with salami and olives so asked if we could change topping and offered...More

Thank steveburris777
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visiting family members in Rotorua, we decided to enjoy a dinner together. We went to an area called "Eat Street" which is at the Lake end of the City with a variety of restaurants. We were a little early for Dinner, but it was raining...More

Thank rogeria l
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dropped in here for dinner on a cold wet night, Service was prompt and friendly, both had pasta and the meals are big, tasty and well presented. Nice rustic atmosphere, Menu is extensive and covers all tastes, Desserts looked big and lavish.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Disappointed with pizza, ordered Margarita pizza which had tomato slices on it and chesse wasn't stringy mozzarella. Again, very disappointed with berry crepe which had been heated in microwave was hard, rubbery and had no flavour in it. We were told by the duty manager...More

Thank Anshool B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with friends whilst on holiday. Seated at long table with other diners as it was busy. Ordered starter/mains and drinks and some table water. Drinks arrived quickly. We were then given our main courses. Confusion seemed to kick in around our starters. We decided...More

Thank Droglite
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great lunch and drinks during crowded Lions rugby tour weekend. In Australia, and I guess NZ, we seem to think pizzas should be "gourmet" with as many ingredients the marketing people can promote, and the pizza can handle. This restaurant serves much more...More

Thank KiwiKev2013
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We visited on a wet Sunday evening and there were several people in but it was not busy. Our food was excellent - we both had pasta dishes (mine vegetarian & my other half with seafood) and a glass of excellent wine. Service was prompt...More

Thank greenerfingers
Reviewed 14 June 2017

After hearing so many great reviews about Nuvo, we finally decided to travel to Rotorua and try it! I wish we hadn't, the service is the most terrible service I have ever come across in the 53 years I have been alive, our waitress was...More

3  Thank mamabear9464
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Had the garlic bread to start. Very average-dry and cheap tasting. Followed with the antipasto which was ok- nothing really to make a mistake on. For the main I went for the snapper and saffron risotto. The fish was totally overcooked-bone dry. The risotto was...More

1  Thank Adrian S
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Nuvolari is a popular Italian restaurant on Eat Street. All the restaurants seemed busy but we were shown to a table indoors. We ordered glasses of white wine and garlic bread which was nice but very salty. We then both chose pasta,- I had chicken...More

Thank Sheilambutcher
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1122 Tutanekai St | Rotorua Central, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-348 1122
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