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Ciccio Italian Cafe

1262 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-348 1828
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
1262 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Easy to find, plenty of parking around. Lovely staff and prompt wait service. The food also came out fast (but not too fast). We had bruschetta for entree, simple but tasty. We had the special ravioli (yum), the ciccio spaghetti (average, too salty), the steak...More

Thank Lauren M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great to have a place with keto food options, thanks heaps for a fabulous lunch will certainly recommend! Kids loved their meals too. Generous portion sizes and great service will be back

1  Thank mandiimandii
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were searching for nice Italian food in Rotarua, based on trip advisor reviews we choose this restaurant. The service was great but the food was terrible and the furthest from authentic with no depth of flavour at all. The tomato sauce...More

Thank Nicola H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really friendly staff. And the freakshakes are quite impressive. Personally a bit sweet for me as im a savoury person but still delish i got the new apple one

Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a beautiful lunch. The staff were helpful attentive and friendly. The coffee was perfect and we had the bruschetta (so flavoursome and beautifully presented. We then had the mussels and pasta royal. All beautifully cooked, presented and very generous portions. They also have extensive...More

Thank maggie2015474
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Jo is an amazing chef...we will be back. My husband said it is the best lamb burger he has had in his life...I love my Vegetarian meal as well. Thank you Jo

Thank JJC023
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Loverly restuarant setting. Spacey. Nice mood. Great for families. Very attentive and polite staff with good service. Easy to get to and very affordable. The food was simple and cooked with skill, detail and quality ingredients. Most enjoyable. A very pleasant evening indeed. I'll definitely...More

Thank NED_Consult
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Great place for a meal. Specialising in Italian cuisine. Relaxing for family.ideal for couples and tourists The desserts are to die for and it's our go to place for a lovely relaxing meal with or with out the kids. Friendly staff who are willing to...More

Thank neapolitanmad
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Where do I begin? Firstly, the moment you walk into Ciccio's you are greeted by warm and friendly staff. The service is on point. Every time I go in there, the staff already know what I want and always obliging. I have been on Keto...More

1  Thank CaronT30
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Finally! A keto ( and regular menu) cafe - excellent food and service was impeccable, attentive to our every need, not sure why someone would say do not bother - DO BOTHER, I work in the industry and have high standards. Chef and owner very...More

Thank Figgy65
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1262 Fenton Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-348 1828
  • E-mail
Two Generations of the family (La Famiglia) work and run the Cafe, bringing their expertise together for an unforgettable Italian encounter.Ciccio is fully Licensed with a wide range of beverages available including both New Zealand & Italian wines by the glass or bottle. In the winter months you can cosy up on the couch next to the fire....come summertime you choose, basking in the glorious sun alfresco or, escape to air conditioned comfort. Relaxed casual dining, great place to meet friends and family.Ciccio prides itself on serving authentic Italian food at affordable prices in a relaxed & casual environment that caters equally well for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner, Ciccio is well known for producing magnificent Cakes & goodies so duck in for a delicious treat, or relax with a coffee, beer or glass of wine.
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