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“Nice little place” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Little Italy Restaurant - CLOSED

Little Italy Restaurant
Price range: US$16 - US$26
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Wellington, New Zealand
Level Contributor
80 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
“Nice little place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2014

Had a very nice meal at Little Italy, wasn't sure what to expect when we arrived, as there were very few people in there and from the outside it didn't look that appealing.

The 'Italian Theme' restaurant is a fairly new addition to the place, and they are obviously trying to attract a different clientèle, but you can still hear the public bar area, which has been sectioned off from the restaurant, however, this not interfere with the dining experience.

The service was good and prompt and the food was cooked very well.
I would eat here again if i was in this area.

Visited December 2013
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2 Thank Louise_H46H
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33 reviews from our community

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    Food
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Christchurch, New Zealand
Level Contributor
53 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Enjoyable enough”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2013

Went for a graduation dinner and got the Don caleon pizza it was $25 very filling but a bit sickly. They ran out of chicken portions so someone had to change their meal but we ended up getting it on the house which was good. Service was good- patient but attentative, friendly even when undercooked chips were complained about. I wouldn't call this restaurant an authentic italian one more like a cheap rip off but it was still pretty good. I left satisfied.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank jill0791
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Los Angeles, California
Level Contributor
187 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
“Meh”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2013

We checked this place out on a Friday evening because it was near where we were staying and we had a 25% coupon. The service was friendly, but a bit slow. We shared a pizza that was thin crust but soggy and greasy. The salad greens were also soggy and wilted. Otherwise, taste was okay. There is an adjacent bar in the back (Farringtons), with was crowded with locals and seemed very popular. Disappointing meal and we probably won't be back. The only plus was that with the coupon the final bill was pretty reasonable, otherwise we would have felt our money was wasted.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
1 Thank squirrelmama
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Level Contributor
90 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Little Disappointing Italy”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2013

Went here with some work friends for somewhere different. Food was average and over priced and so we were disappointed. One person on our table ordered a dessert which was different than what was stated on the menu as far as what went with the dessert which was the Chocolate Brownie. The Brownie tasty burnt as well. When I complained they only charged us for a 1/2 a dessert which was also disappointing as it was uneaten due to the taste and lack of what should have been on the plate with the Brownie. Would not recommend this place to anyone else based on our visit..

  • Visited September 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank Ken S
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Level Contributor
14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Enjoyable meal”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2013

My son and I had a light meal and shared a delicious brownie for the dessert. Comfortable seating in the booths. Friendly staff.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank frank s
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