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Rocco's Italian Restaurant

5 Dodson St, Blenheim 7301, New Zealand
+64 3-578 6940
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (12 reviews)
“garlic bread” (7 reviews)
“steak” (8 reviews)
Opens in 5 min
All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Dodson St, Blenheim 7301, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this cafe because it was just right next to our motel. The Cafe seemed to be a family business and not having enough staff. It took us some time to get their attentions to come to take the order. I ordered scallops. It...More

Thank Victor L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with friends to celebrate a 70th Birthday. The staff were fantastic the owner very attentive, the food was great. All in all a great night out.

Thank CEW1146
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great Italian meal with our long time friends and business colleagues. The lasagne could have been grandmother’s recipe absolutely delicious. My wife had a vegetarian pasta dish which she raved about it for days. The meal was accompanied by a really good...More

Thank Wanake
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited Roccos again for dinner with the family. You really can't go wrong eating here. Everytime we are in Blenheim visiting family we always come to Roccos. The meal portions are generous and very tasty. Prompt service. I had the chicken with Roccos twist -...More

Thank liliz
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

We were greeted by a witty and pleasant maitre d' who seated us promptly. The menu was quite varied; our meals arrived quickly and were delicious! We loved the retro feel of the somewhat quirky decor. Definitely worth a stop for those after Italian food...More

Thank Oskar_Baxter
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

It's been several years since our group has been here and not much has changed. It's about time the seat covers were changed. We've had a lovely young lady waitress, pleasent and helpful. Serving sizes are still generous. The older woman needs a bit of...More

Thank Dellae M
Reviewed 20 October 2017

As a first course we ordered the soup that was recommeded by the waitress. As a vegeterian, I asked if there is no meat in it and she said that there is not. When we received the soup we noticed the meat floating in the...More

Thank Koranit S
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

When there for dinner Had the garlic bread and condiments pretty good.Then had the spaghetti marinara sauce lacked body and was on the sweet side ,but large serving. Would go again but would choose a different dish.Red sauce needs body for my taste .

Thank Suebo2013
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic dinner with great friends and food. We had some many good things about Rocco's we wanted to experience it ourselves. We enjoyed a beautiful three course meal and were not rushed which enhanced the whole experience. Fabio made sure we were well...More

Thank 814stuartt
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Entering Rocco was a bit like stepping back in time, loved the booths, white cloths, beams, hanging bottles (including some jeroboams). We were casual dinners and had not booked. Service excellent. Food great, very tasty, plentiful servings. Wine list could be improved with more 'by...More

Thank janesteam
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Pam H
18 February 2017|
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Response from Runnergirl418 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Pam. Yes you can. Apparently there is a $10 corkage charge but we didn't do it as we didn't know ahead of time.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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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