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Mamma Rosa

31 Melanesia Road, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-528 9506
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (20 reviews)
“garlic bread” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
31 Melanesia Road, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been going here for well over 20 years, and have always thoroughly enjoyed our food, as well as the friendly and bustling atmosphere. The menu has never changed much, because it doesn't need to. Fantastic pizzas, and an extensive non-pizza menu. The calamari, chicken...More

Thank LeroyBrown26
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a two year wait was in Auck from Chch and made my trip from Titirangi where i stayed to Kohi for my absolute fave carbonara on Sunday night. Have eaten there at least 50 times when i used to live in auck and i...More

Thank scoots634
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to Mamma Rosa's a few times, and always find the service is really prompt and efficient. The meals are always excellent, regardless whether you have Pizzas, Pasta, Chicken, or Steak.

Thank Lorraine1811027
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We recently dined at this popular restaurant with a group of friends. The food as always is plentiful and delicious, and the service and ambience were great. Unfortunately we had an issue when settling the account which has left us with a degree of dissatisfaction....More

Thank Jocelynthorburn
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

My family has been going to this place for decades and it never lets us down. It's always packed which speaks volumes, the food is super tasty and authentic Italian, and the staff always friendly.

Thank JetSetterJim
Reviewed 14 September 2017

The atmosphere looks italian. But unfortunatly the pizzas are not. They look, and taste more like american pizzas (greasy,..) The prices looked nice, but when I saw the size of a normal pizza i was very disappointed. It's a shame..

Thank JulietteCzb
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Another restaurant recommended by our B&B hosts, and their advice was spot on. It is a small, local place, with many obviously regular customers, and we had to squeeze into a table on the pavement!! It was well worth it. The portions are generous, and...More

Thank 193KLJ
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

The food was delicious and the service was fantastic. I would recommend the garlic bread to anyone visiting the area.

Thank joedillnutt
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

I tend to avoid Italian restaurants here in NZ due to low quality / high price combination. Unfortunately for me, I got a bad habit to have a pizza once a month or so and therefore still trying to find something unique. Mamma Rosa serves...More

Thank Josef J
Reviewed 4 April 2017

after 32 years visiting New zealand, Mamma Rossas is the go to restaurant for dinner. The food is consistently good. The meals are the same as the year before, always good. We have the chicken livers main as an appetizer then mammas chicken or the...More

Thank Elisabeth R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Melanesia Road, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-528 9506
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