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Review of Ortolana

Ortolana
Ranked #20 of 2,359 Restaurants in Auckland Central
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed 16 August 2014

Wow loved this place, fantastic atmosphere, can't wait to go there in summer. Absolutely divine food, made very well. Great food ethic!! Great service. Very reasonable. Kale chips were so different to try, great choice of mains and could not resist trying a desert which did not disapoint

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Thank CatherineDavison
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Reviewed 10 August 2014

We took a chance and asked about a table inside at about 8pm. We were given an estimate for how long we'd wait and a recommendation for where to head for a drink while we waited. We put our names down and received a call at almost exactly the estimated time - very impressive. We were seated at the communal table in the centre but were offered a separate table when one became available but we opted to stay as it was kind of nice to get to chat to others at the table. We both had entrees and mains - all excellent, particularly my gnocchi which was divine. The beef shin appeared to be a popular choice all around and it was a tender as promised. Sides were a change from the usual beans and broccoli and were excellent. Great atmosphere, attentive and friendly service and then the icing on the cake was the bill at the end which was very reasonable for what we had had. Will definitely return.

Thank Cat R
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Reviewed 9 August 2014

it does not get any better. regular change to the menu, fresh ingredients (seasonal). Fair prices. Excellent service. Beautifully cooked. Breakfast: check out the muesli with yoghurt mousse. Lunch or dinner: check out anything on the menu and then indulge in dessert. Milne, from the same owners, makes superb deserts, served at Ortolana. Best in town. period.

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Thank bbrichau
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Reviewed 2 August 2014 via mobile

Beautiful restaurant with dreamy fairy lights, warm outside heaters and amazing food.
We got there around 6:30pm which was perfectly timed but later than that there was 30-60min wait.
Highly recommend it! It's a must!

Thank Hannah H
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Reviewed 22 July 2014

We were told Depot was the place to eat in downtown Auckland and were disappointed not to get in, but Ortolana was delightful. The food was fresh and original, and we thoroughly enjoyed every bite. The roasted potatoes with garlic are to die for and the pork was delicious. We got into Depot a few days later and weren't nearly as impressed. I'd go back to Ortolano in a heartbeat.

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Thank Mausi8960
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