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“AWESOME FOOD REASONABLE PRICE AND EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE”

Zanellis Italian Restaurant
Ranked #74 of 241 Restaurants in Rotorua
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 24 April 2014

we stayed in Rotorua on Good Friday night. We had planned to eat at our hotel the Rydges but the service at the bar if you could call it a bar was dreadful and on looking around we worked out the same people would be working the restaurant . so we went on the net and found Zanellis from the moment we worked in the door until we left the service was incredible and the food exceptional. ANNE with AN E is the best waitress we have ever had. Thanks Zaneillis for a great night. Sharon and DOug (the man who wears the awesome blue stripped shoes ANNE if you read this)

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2  Thank Sharon and Doug M
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Reviewed 23 April 2014

Arrived for a quiet evening out found a nice table and waited and waited ....eventually had to go and ask for our order to be taken.. Alas the staff just didn't watch the dining room and hence missed all the signals.But the food when it arrived was very good.
Not sure about a return visit given the poor service

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Reviewed 21 April 2014

I cannot believe after reading some of the reviews that it is the same place we dined in on Easter Saturday.This place was recommended to us by a local.6 of us down from Auckland for the long weekend..to put it simply the food was just outstanding..we all had a different starter and main and it was just faultless..our table was silent[a very rare occurence in itself!]...while we all savoured our dishes and tried each others...will definitely recommend this place to anyone and will be back for sure when down that way again

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Reviewed 17 February 2014

We booked for dinner on the recommendation of the owner of the motel we were staying at. It was Saturday night at 8:30pm but we needn't have bothered as the place was nearly empty. Never a good sign, but in this case we enjoyed the food very much although we did feel like we were keeping them from closing for the night. Assoon as we were out the door they were closing the front door.

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Reviewed 17 February 2014

Thank you Anne for holding the fort........

We dine again, at Zanellis after booking on the spirit of the moment. Quick phone call, booked a table.

Anne welcomed us and sat us in the far corner, table for 2, nice cosy....

We order pasta and fish with some wine.
Service was professional quick and testy.

The snapper was meaty moist and what you expect from a fish like that, the risotto al dentee.

We wer lucky to have a few people in the saturday night we went in, pitty a group of 4 foreigners from a nice French Speaking Country had forgotten to turn the volume button down a notch.....

Great place to stop by next when you visit Rotorua.

Anne see you again in April :o)

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Thank A3803XX
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