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Rocco's Italian Restaurant

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5 Dodson St, Blenheim 7301, New Zealand
+64 3-578 6940
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18:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 18:00 - 21:00
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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Advertises a takeaway service but when we phoned (after a very long drive to Blenheim with young kiddies) we were told that they weren't doing takeaway that night as it was a little busy.. Perhaps next time?

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Thank Beejay1958
Blenheim, New Zealand
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187 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

Once again we had a lovely meal at Rocco's and we weren't disappointed. The pasta dishes were amazing and the spaghetti marinara was excellent. We all ordered the small serving of the pasta and that more than satisfied. Love the large garlic bread the the two spreads, olive and capsicum. Will be back!

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Thank Tina B
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Service is brilliant. The menu is great. You can go there every couple of years and the menu is the same. You know exactly what to expect and what you will get. Portion sizes are huge but you can take it home for breakfast. Yum.

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Thank JudeNZ01
Blenheim, New Zealand
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187 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015 via mobile

Went to Rocco's on a wim vest decision we made. Great garlic bread a pesto followed by amazingly awesome steaks. Very impressed. Friendly service and lovely atmosphere. Great to be reminded why it is my favorite place to eat in Blenheim.

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Thank Tina B
Blenheim, New Zealand
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

we went to this restuarant on a thursday and we were very warmly greeted and our order taken quickly. The waitress was lovely and so was the owner. Asked us if we were happy with our meals. The steaks are huge and my only dissatisfaction was mine wasnt cooked enough and i should have sent it back but it was... More 

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Thank Bronwyny52
Johnstown, Colorado
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84 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

The meal was excellent and the staff were great and the décor is a must see. There were 5 in our party and all of us had 5 fantastic meals.

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Thank Paul_and_Deb_M
Blenheim, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015

friendly welcome, warm fire on a cold night gave a good atmosphere to our dinner. Spaghetti Marina was really good with excellent amount of seafood. breads with olive pesto was really good. Service from owners was first class and we were made to feel very welcome by them.

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Thank yammy64nz
Rotorua District, New Zealand
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

Thanks for some fabulous food. Carlo, the chef, prepared a range of gorgeous Italian delights for us. The table service was poor but the quality of the food made up for this.

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Thank ChrisMene
Picton, New Zealand
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1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015

A small group of us enjoyed a mainly pasta night, portions were large and very tasty and full of mussels and fish, very nice. Good selection of wine.good service, not cheap but good value for money.

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Thank pictonites2015
Marlborough Region, New Zealand
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015

Rocco's Restaurant has for many years been popular with Blenheim locals. The menu hasn't seen many changes for quite a while, but this is perhaps more a reflection of the good chioce available. There is a mix of the traditional Italian and the popular Kiwi favourites. Some have said that the decor is a little dated and could benefit from... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
18:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Dodson St, Blenheim 7301, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-578 6940

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?