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La Porchetta Parnell

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161 - 171 Parnell Road | Parnell, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
+64 9-309 0807
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We waited over 45 minutes were told after 49 minutes one dish was unavailable and the service was fine but unhelpful and we only wanted our food but it didn't come for an unreasonable time and would never recommend to a friend and would not return anytime soon, poor form la porchetta. Poor form.

Thank 371katyc
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I were in town and saw La Porchetta. We have been to one before in Christchurch and it was amazing. Our experience at the Auckland base was VERY different. My friend ordered mashed potatoes and they came out liquidy and very gritty. The service was just awful. I got yelled at for sipping on my water bottle... More 

Thank ewo77
Debbie K, Owner at La Porchetta Parnell, responded to this review

Hi There are several branches in Auckland. Which one are you referring to? More 

Hamilton, New Zealand
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349 reviews
292 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

A very busy and popular Italian restaurant in Parnell Great Atmosphere!! very Buzzy!! Great friendly staff!! & great service Very good menu and great drinks menu too Highly recommend this place!! will be back

Thank Brycee10
Souderton, Pennsylvania
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226 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

My girlfriend was really in the mood for spaghetti so we stopped in because it was the first Italian restaurant we came across. She had the spaghetti bolognese and I had the mediterranean couscous salad. We both enjoyed our food and had a nice time.

Thank Rwc142014
Debbie K, Owner at La Porchetta Parnell, responded to this review

Glad you found us first. :) Appreciate the nice review. Hope to see you again soon. More 

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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We shared an arancini starter - huge portion but very enjoyable. I had an excellent roast pumpkin risotto and my partner had the beef parmigiana. Both meals were superb.

Thank UKcac
Upper Hutt, New Zealand
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Very accommodating for children, quick service, good food, great atmosphere, staff excellent service and happy to help. Highly recommend.

Thank RJnJA
Debbie K, Owner at La Porchetta Parnell, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. We appreciate it. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Dined in with great trepidation as the restarant near me is awful but i was greatly surprised at how good the food was.

Thank Kim R
Debbie K, Owner at La Porchetta Parnell, responded to this review

Sorry to hear that the branch near you is so bad. But very glad you gave us a chance and enjoyed yourself. We try very hard to produce great food with the atmosphere to match. Hope to see yo again. More 

Penticton, Canada
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40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

This is an Italian diner with a family friendly & casual atmosphere and menu. Good staff that greeted everyone and helped with the options. Food okay and priced right.

Thank CruiseShip101
Debbie K, Manager at La Porchetta Parnell, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review. We are pleased you enjoyed your evening with us & we look forward to having you visit again. Kind Regards, Cymone. Manager More 

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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Had a girls night out and had dinner here. Great atmosphere but could do with a revamp of the premises. Can I just mention how lovely the staff were. Great attitude and willing to accommodate to our needs. I had the grilled chicken with veges and mash. The mash was a bit buttery and the mushroom sauce wasn't that great,... More 

Thank NoelzDavid
Debbie K, Manager at La Porchetta Parnell, responded to this review

We are so pleased you enjoyed your girls night with us & we appreciate all feedback. We hope to see you again. Kind Regards, Cymone Manager More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We were starving so decided to have a quick dinner before shooting off. The place was full so we thought we'll be late and were contented to the fact that we'll be late - BUT alas we ordered Chicken Parmagania with cheese sauce (I love Chicken) and it arrived in no time - absolutely divine! Nice vino to wash it... More 

Thank NgaKairua

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$23
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 - 171 Parnell Road | Parnell, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-309 0807
La Porchetta is an Italian À la carte Restaurant reknown for our tasty pizza, pasta and traditional dishes made from the best quality ingredients. With over 74 stores in Australia and New Zealand, your next Traditional Italian mean is not too far away. THIS IS OUR STORY... Almost thirty years ago (1985), when Rocky Pantaleo and Felice Nania took over a run-down pizza shop in Melbourne's Italian hub, word got around. News of La Porchetta's great pasta, pizza and Italian-style menu, its atmosphere and great value spread rapidly and soon it became renowned as a special place to experience good food. Since then, the La Porchetta family has worked hard to create that experience in other restaurants.They wanted to bring the same special qualities - delicious food, warm service, great value and a family heart. They all maintain Rocky and Felice's original passion, however each is unique to its community and each will look after you with the same family passion. ---------------------------------- This Parnell branch is no different, we bring this passion to you 7 days a week. In the heart of Parnell, right across from the Heard park. After hours parking available at rear of restaurant.

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