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Passione Italian Restaurant - CLOSED

40 West End, Kaikoura, New Zealand
+64 3-319 6999
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
2 Sep 2016
“Just delightful. Well worth a visit.”
10 May 2016
“Unexpected food delight!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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40 West End, Kaikoura, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 138 reviews

Reviewed 3 September 2016

We chose this restaurant as it was in our Entertainment (discount) book. We could not have been happier with our choice. The food (Italian) was so fresh and flavourful. I enjoyed the herb-crusted chicken with a crisp side salad. And the all important dessert was...More

Thank InfrequentFlyer22
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Our family of four arrived exhausted and starving, and the hospitable owner and her staff very quickly took care of our every need. The service was excellent and the food was delicious. With two young children, dinners out can be an awful experience, but we...More

Thank ExpertExpat2016
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Good choice of excellent dishes, with an Italian flavour. Nice friendly yet efficient service, encourages return visits.

Thank Keith H
Reviewed 2 April 2016

It was soooo nice to have a real quality pizza, after far too much junk food while traveling around NZ. Very nice team, super quality food - and ice cream :-)

Thank steendenmark2016
Reviewed 30 March 2016

We had limited time as we had sea kayaking booking at 4.30. Ordered pizza and a panini. Pizza came very quickly which was great, quality was okay not excellent, but panini delayed. I asked whether the order was still coming, and it did eventually come...More

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

This was an impromptu Sunday night dinner out during our stay in Kaikoura. There were 8 of us in total which included four little ones under age of 4yrs. We experienced great friendly service, delicious food which was served promptly, delicious red wine and yummy...More

Thank HatcherClan
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Nice welcome , we stay for lunch at the Terrace and we order Panini for 8,50$ !! Really good and fesh ! Perfect for a lunch stop ! Thank's very much

Reviewed 5 March 2016

We went in there one evening when the restaurants was full. The waitress only said that it was full. No information when a table was free. We came back after a while and ordered a pizza for take away. During that time was a lot...More

Thank Patrik W
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Got a very nice pizza and salad "to go". Tables are also available for this centrally-located Italian eatery in Kaikoura.

Thank LandALot
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

We were quickly seated in a busy restaurant and were quickly given the menu. A friendly waitress gave a quick explanation and we ordered starters and Mail course pizzas each. The salad was great and the starter focaccia with smoked salmon was a huge full...More

Thank bear04
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 West End, Kaikoura, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Kaikoura
  • Phone Number: +64 3-319 6999
  • E-mail
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