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Poderi Crisci

205 Awaawaroa Road | Awaawaroa bay, Onetangi, Waiheke Island 1971, New Zealand
+64 9-372 2148
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, European, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
205 Awaawaroa Road | Awaawaroa bay, Onetangi, Waiheke Island 1971, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Poderi Crisci is a fantastic restaurant. Each dish is individually and carefully prepared. The source ingredients are wonderful, many of them grown on site. This is the sort of place that is all about the food. It is a real treat. Go here if you...More

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a degustation menu for our conference. Welcomed to the restaurant on arrival and were looked after extremely well all night. Great food and service with wine match.

Thank Davesuz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were the only guests there on a wintery Friday night and the welcome couldn't have been warmer. We were met outside and shown to our table by a roaring fire. Every detail and wish was attended to. We worked our way through the entire...More

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An expectedly great dining experience after a long ride to get to this well hidden gem. We selected Poderi Crisci based on the Tripadvicer review recommendation. We had the degustation and were not disappointed. A well balanced selection of New Zealand ingredients and meticulously prepared...More

Thank 1956George
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we dropped in here for coffee and gelato...so no gelato and great coffee! What we didn't realise was that you can do wine tasting - I know - rookie mistake - I thought they were just the long lunch place. Anywho we had the Montepulciano...More

Thank LizNZ2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

OMG - this place is awesome. Eight of us went to celebrate a friend's birthday. From the easy ferry ride to the "booked" shuttle bus we arrived at this Restaurant/Winery on a beautiful sunny autumn day. The long lunch was not rushed and not too...More

Thank TMRussel
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It's quite a mission to go if coming from Auckland and it's a whole day event but what a lovely day including ferry rides,shuttles and back country roads. But what a great journey to find at roads end such a delightful restaurant. It's a fixed...More

Thank R_sinke
Reviewed 5 May 2017

What a beautiful place. It is a bit of an adventure getting there along the dirt windy road but so worth it. You would think you were in the countryside of Italy. The decor is italian and our waiter was italian. The food was truly...More

Thank gm7hj
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We had a lovely al fresco lunch here with a fabulous bottle of wine. It is a long lunch though so be prepared to devote three hours to eating and drinking.

Thank Tucsondiego
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

As an anniversary treat, we decided to try the degustation menu. Magnificent. Our slightly awkward dining constraints were accommodated without batting an eyelid, the waiter was helpful and attentive without being intrusive, and as an extra nice touch the proprietor was there and popped by...More

Thank Mrmaas2010
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$61
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 Awaawaroa Road | Awaawaroa bay, Onetangi, Waiheke Island 1971, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Waiheke Island  >  Onetangi
  • Phone Number: +64 9-372 2148
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WelcomePoderi Crisci Vineyard and Winery, set in a stunning amphitheatre surrounded by vines and olive trees, has fast become the quintessence of what in Italy is called: Agroturismo. Located 30 minutes from Matiatia in Awaawaroa Bay, Poderi Crisci occupies 7.7 hectares of north-facing slopes in the heart of Waiheke’s unique wine growing microclimate. The narrow rocky strip underlying Poderi Crisci is believed to be 30 million years older than the rest of the Island, boasting soil criss-crossed with mineralised veins. For four generations the Crisci family has been immersed in food and wine, Antonio born and raised in Napoli came to NZ in early 1990 and established Toto Restaurant in Nelson Street . With his partner Vivienne Farnell they opened Non Solo Pizza, an institution in Parnell in 1997 and Bar Vino in 2009.
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