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Cosa Nostra Italian Trattoria

324 Tinakori Road | Thorndon, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-473 3005
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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324 Tinakori Road | Thorndon, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Thorndon is cool, the place seems quite “authentic” but taste wise it isn’t. Staff were lovely, food came out fast, prices are normal... but it just didn’t really have that Italian flavour. The pasta was from a packet, nothing really popped, We came away satisfied...More

Thank efaz326
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went there this week. The food was delicious. The service was brilliant and our waitress "T" was wonderful. She was amazing at explaining the dishes and recommending the specials to us. If you are thinking of going there, do and ask for "T" as...More

Thank Suzanne M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really surprised with all the positive reviews on this website. We found the food bland and lacking of spices and seasoning. Service was very slow and no offers to explain specials. Noone asked how we found out meals. Just a very ordinary dining experience, won't...More

Thank Alison522
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On 12 August we visited Cosa Nostra to celebrate my husband’s birthday. Well, what can I say? Shortly: we were rather disappointed by the food. My husband ordered spaghetti carbonara took only one or two bites as it tasted not nice at all. My pizza...More

Thank jabcd
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere, serenaded by accordion. Food was outstanding but was let down by very slow and poor service. Very authentic and catered to vegetarian easily. Would hope service better on another night. Gnocchi was delicious and hubby enjoyed a seafood pasta. Well worth a try.

Thank chchspencers
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Would have scored higher but the service was very slack. Busy night as it was a Friday but even when the restaurant emptied couldn't even get a glass of water. Once again the food arrived it was excellent, some very good food indeed. Atmosphere was...More

Thank Herbie15
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Had dinner there with two friends. The food was delicious and the service very friendly I'm going to take my family there soon.

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We arrived on a Friday night at 5:45 PM and the place was already quite busy. They were turning away larger parties because there was no longer any room. We ordered the muscles as a starter and paired them with a Pinot Grigio. The muscles...More

Thank drjandthemissus
Reviewed 20 August 2017

we have been there a number of times and this place never disappoints. good service and great food. I had the Salumi pizza which was delicious. Affogato to finish off with was just what the doctor ordered :-)

Thank charandab
Reviewed 12 July 2017

My husband and I have eaten here quite a lot over the last two years. The food is consistently good, as is the service. I personally recommend sticking to starters and mains - these are very filling.

Thank PaulaTAllen
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 324 Tinakori Road | Thorndon, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-473 3005
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