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Terra Mia

28/30 Buckingham Street, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
+64 3-409 8378
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“panini” (12 reviews)
“pasta” (20 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Cafe, European, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
28/30 Buckingham Street, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
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Reviewed today via mobile

Lovely lunch during the autumn festival today, very quiet inside and friendly and efficient service. Food was delicious and reasonable price at $51 for 1 entree and2 mains.

Thank jes414
Reviewed 3 days ago

The pizza & pasta was really good. Minestrone soup looked good too. Great when washed down with Peroni beer.

Thank BangkokJock
Alberto C, Owner at Terra Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

great place for the sweet toothed. we popped in just before they closed but they didn't mind. had the beautiful lemon profiteroles...to die for..went back for more. great historical building. wished we had been in town to try it for dinner looks yum.

Thank dicowan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had pizza at the Terra Mia restaurant and left the restaurant with mixed feelings. The spreads tasted really excellent, and were just as they would have tasted in Italy. However, one of our pizzas was almost completely black and burned at the bottom, while...More

Thank felin86
Alberto C, Owner at Terra Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago


Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food: Tiny, bare and tasteless food... we had Gnocchi and Frutti di Mare. The gnocchi was served in a small pot, just 10 or 11 of them with tomato sauce...nothing else. The Frutti di Mare had 2 prawns cut in pieces, 5 pieces of calamari,...More

Thank ncantaro
Alberto C, Owner at Terra Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

1) gnocchi Sorrentina : potatoes gnocchi, tomatoes and mozzarella 2) frutti di mare: we use fresh fish and we don’t use fresh pasta but imported Italian dry pasta You should be careful when using the word SCAM unless you know the meaning If you want...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ordered a mocha and a cappuccino. They were both very unenjoyable and bitter. The orange and poppy seed muffin was very dense and underwhelming. I would have liked a savoury muffin but they only had sweet things available in their cabinets except for a...More

Thank Inverness1966
Alberto C, Owner at Terra Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Sorry to hear this, you could let us know and we would change for you. As per savoury items we have a full menù available all day long Thank you

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only had coffee here on our visit as we had already eaten lunch elsewhere in Arrowtown. Service was friendly and the coffee was very good as was the selection of cake on display. We were disappointed that we had already eaten as the Italian food...More

Thank WhereU2
Alberto C, Owner at Terra Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Long story short. We had pasta and when we asked for a little bit of parmesan the chef refused saying “you can not have parmesan in that dish, you have to eat it that way”. We insisted and the chef (and “owner” which makes it...More

Thank pato1288
Alberto C, Owner at Terra Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I was waiting for this review. Thank you for your time So let’s get the facts right (because anyone can lie and make up things online): we don’t serve cheese on pasta with seafood dishes as it says on the menu, we are traditional Italian...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Drove through Arrowtown from Queenstown & stopped for a late morning breakfast. Service was prompt and friendly. Breakfast was delicious. Highly recommend.

Thank Nicole M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went in for lunch today on our first visit to Arrowtown. Loved it! Service was excellent - nice welcome, efficient and helpful. We had paninis - a Classico and a salmon one. The ciabatta was thin and toasted just right, and the fillings were delicious....More

Thank iMunros
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$120
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28/30 Buckingham Street, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Arrowtown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-409 8378
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Terra Mia brings authentic Italian dishes to Central Otago. All of our dishes are beautifully hand crafted from ingredients that are locally sourced. We are open for breakfast everyday offering traditional Italian cakes and cooked breakfast. Pastas, panini, salads, antipasti and more served for lunch.Open for coffee and cakes all day. Dinner on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday bookings recommended. Pizzas on 7 days a week
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