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“Family Fav”
Review of Restaurant 88

Restaurant 88
Ranked #40 of 917 Restaurants in Wellington
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$11 - US$21
Cuisines: Asian, Fusion, Vietnamese
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Restaurant 88's stylish and modern interior is sure to impress. Home of provincial Vietnamese dining, Restaurant 88 introduces many diverse cuisine flavours to Wellingtonians, and visitors, as well as offering great service, and a lovely atmosphere. Fully licensed and open 6 days, you can enjoy lunch or dinner at one of Wellington's best-kept secrets. With an open mind and an empty stomach, let the journey begin!
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Family Fav”
Reviewed 18 January 2014 via mobile

We love coming here for an extended family dinner as an alternative to the Sunday roast at one of our homes. The service is always the best, they are attentive friendly and patient. The food is always beautifully fresh and tasty. As a large group we've tried a lot of the menu and every choice is a good one.

Visited October 2013
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English first
Wellington, New Zealand
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Fantastic food and service”
Reviewed 8 January 2014

Tried this Vietamese restaurant last night after a couple of recommendations and after a fantastic meal and service we will definitely coming back. The service is first rate and the food is fresh and delicious, filling but does not overfill you, great portions and good value.

  • Visited January 2014
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2 Thank AnnaBellaKO
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Madrid, Spain
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166 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
“Very good and reliable”
Reviewed 18 December 2013 via mobile

Every time my wife and I come to Wellington to visit our son we pay a visit to this restaurant and we always leave it feeling very happy and satisfied. To me the "drunken baby chicken" is a must, but any of the other possibilities we have tried here are very good. The value for money ratio continues being high in spite of the latest negative evolution of the exchange rate for Europeans. The people attending the tables are efficient and professional, the only shortcoming to mention of this restaurant being the small size of the tables and the sparce space between them. Also the list of wines is rather small (we usually have Allan Scott Sauvignon Blanc). But all in all the 88 is a place I would strongly recommend.

Visited December 2013
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2 Thank Miguel O
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Paraparaumu
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Excellent service”
Reviewed 3 December 2013

This was the first time I had tried Vietnamese food and loved it. There was 6 of us in our group and we decided to go for the banquet so we could try many different dishes, as we had one member of our group needing vegetarian they were more then accommodating and swapped some dishes for us. Our waiter was excellent kept our glasses topped up and the food came at a good pace. I can also highly recommend the cocktails as we tried a few :)
We will be back for sure.

  • Visited December 2013
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1 Thank Kyla W
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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Excellent”
Reviewed 15 September 2013

I had never eaten Vietnamese before and now I am hooked. Used our Entertainment voucher so got 2 for 1 but would definitely come back and pay full price. Lovely venue, great staff and the food is just exquisite! Loved it and will be coming back for sure.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Lyndakj J
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