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Zanellis Italian Restaurant

1243 Amohia Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-348 4908
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“tiramisu” (8 reviews)
“scallops” (8 reviews)
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1243 Amohia Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic night at Zanellis last night. Our waitress was fantastic. The service was great and our food was excellent. My eye fillet was cooked to perfection and my cousin really enjoyed her blue cheese pasta dish. One of Rotorua's hidden gems because it's not on...More

Thank 56rachaelw
Reviewed 7 March 2018

I am from Australia and we recently dined at Zanellis to celebrate my Nanna's birthday! The waitress was super friendly and polite. Our meals were fresh and delicious and the portion sizes were more than adequate! So great value for money!! I would also recommend...More

Thank kcfoodie22
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Zan Ellis has always been a favourite place of my husband and myself hence why the mother in law got us a voucher for our wedding anniversary we finally got around to using it nearly a year later. My gosh was it worth the wait...More

Thank deannav2018
Reviewed 13 December 2017

had a fantastic night last night, food was amazing as always and the service out front was faultless, all staff were polite and very attentive. Tom the chef (with prior notice) was more than happy to accommodate a member of our party that was celiac...More

Thank kiwigirl784
Reviewed 2 November 2017

We have been coming to this restaurant for 27 years! always had nice personal service until new owners took over - now we feel like a just a number and NOT a loyal customer who even comes in winter when the tourists have gone. last...More

Thank v8ford10
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Our family stopped in for dinner here during a recent trip. This place turned out to be good. Everything was well prepared and the service was friendly and efficient. Not spectacular food, but good. No regrets and no complaints.

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Visited with my husband and ordered our food, we had starters and ordered the grilled eye fillet for our mains, the food is always served to a high standard and the steak just melts in your mouth, the menu is priced accordingly and I would...More

Thank Sharon T
Reviewed 21 June 2017

The blue cheese fettucine dish is superb and also the Carbonara fettucine is delicious and is always hard to decide which one to have. The garlic mussels grilled with cheese are mouth watering. The staff are always very welcoming and friendly.

Thank Fay O
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Visited with friends and their family members for a night out on the weekend of Mothers Day, it was a little busier than usual, so had a slightly longer wait than we usually are used to, but well worth the wait, the food is always...More

Thank Sharon T
Reviewed 26 May 2017

I have been here numerous times with large and small groups. The service is great and the food is even better. The Scallops are fat and tasty and the steak is cooked to perfection with a beautiful port sauce. The restaurant decor is a bit...More

Thank CRIN2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1243 Amohia Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-348 4908
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