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Restaurant 88

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88 Tory Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-385 9088
11:00 - 14:30
Closed now
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Sun 11:30 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 14:30
Tue - Sun 17:30 - 21:30
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Disappointed when we went in and asked for merchandise they have advertised on their website, we were told they don't sell it, then when we said it's actually on your website, I was told by the lady who greeted us "oh our order hasn't arrived yet". In any business credibility is most important, I left feeling we had been lied... More 

Thank debbiecR6619FB
Terrigal, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have neen here several times but not for a while as we don't live in Wellington now. We took friends that have never been and they loved the food. But it didn't live up to our previous visits...the meat was a bit dry but the salads were still lovely and fresh.

Thank debcol25
Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Menu was adjusted to suit our choices and the service was excellent. Staff were very friendly. Vietnamese food was very authentic.

Thank ckendrick55
Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a delight to order a chicken middle salad at the pop up stall at Moore Wilson. It was fresh and delicious. Thanks

Thank Alipa50
Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Vibe - amazing Food - amazing (and will accommodate for food allergies) Drinks - amazing Restaurant 88 was recommended by our hotel. I would suggest reservations on Fri and weekends. The service was friendly and the menu was as creative as the food flavorful!

Thank Shawn C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very chic restaurant, awesomely decorated, see my photos. Very clean, the guy put on hygienic gloves before preparing sandwiches (banh mi). My lemongrass beef salad was scrumptious. Will come back soon.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

First came here 5 years ago when my son moved to NZ . We try to come here on each visit since and doesn't disappoint. Fresh flavour good choice on menu and good choice of wine by the glass. Fast efficient service we will be back on our next visit 😎

Thank rhianslip
Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We had a group of six friends go out for the husbands birthday. As always the food was fantastic and service quick. We stayed on long after our meal was finished and staff made us feel comfortable and in no rush to leave.

Thank AmandaWelly
Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Top rate fusion food...service #1 from entry until departure. The stuffed chicken wings were superb and the baked fish on banana leaf delicious. Very realistic pricing for both the food and wine. A very delectable night.

Thank phillawsonnz
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We've eaten here several times over the years and always found it great, however, last week it was very average. Whether it's changed hands recently I'm not sure. Our drink orders were taken first and 25 minutes later we were still waiting. It was a Wednesday night and the restaurant was almost empty. After asking for our drinks again they... More 

Thank gindog

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$21
Asian, Fusion, Vietnamese, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Tory Street | Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-385 9088
Restaurant 88's stylish and modern interior is sure to impress. Home of provincial Vietnamese dining, Restaurant 88 introduces many diverse cuisine flavours to Wellingtonians, and visitors, as well as offering great service, and a lovely atmosphere. Fully licensed and open 6 days, you can enjoy lunch or dinner at one of Wellington's best-kept secrets. With an open mind and an empty stomach, let the journey begin!

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