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“Excellent pizza and pasta”
Review of Passione Italian Restaurant - CLOSED

Passione Italian Restaurant
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Upper Hutt, New Zealand
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Excellent pizza and pasta”
Reviewed 13 November 2013

We liked this restaurant so much during our long weekend stay in beautiful Kaikoura, that we ate there twice. And we both had the same dish each time. I had a pizza quatro stagione which was to die for, my husband had the spagetti bolognese which he said tasted really authentic. Even the bread we shared as en entree was very yummy. I think Passione is one of the best Italian restaurants in all of New Zealand. I wished we could have taken them with us to Upper Hutt!

  • Visited October 2013
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Excellent Service & Amazing Dining”
Reviewed 2 November 2013 via mobile

As we entered Passione, we were warmly greeted. The waitress was very helpful and her customer service was a credit to her. Our whole dinner experience was very well presented and tasty. It was a enjoyable dinner with friends. We recommend a lovely dining experience here and look forward to dining here again in the future.

Visited November 2013
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Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great service, mediocre food.”
Reviewed 6 October 2013

We ordered take-away pizzas. From first observation, the service, location, look of the restaurant and the prices on the menu, we were expecting exceptional food, however we were disappointed when we arrived back to our hotel. The pizzas were cold, only after a 2 minute drive, and there was very little toppings on the pizzas even for authentic Italian pizzas. Unfortunately it didn't live up to expectations, we would not go back.

Visited October 2013
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Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“pleasant italian”
Reviewed 6 October 2013

Had a pleasant meal here, not going blow you away, however our food was well seasoned the decor is modern and clean. If we lived in the area i am sure we would return to it again, and if you are passing through and have a taste for Italian then this should be a safe bet.

Visited October 2013
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Thank James T
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Warks
Level 6 Contributor
116 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Good quality at modest prices”
Reviewed 10 June 2013

This restaurant was clean and welcoming. The staff were attentive and the food quality was very acceptable. Nice range and prepared fresh. If we were staying longer we would have returned.

Visited February 2013
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Thank bob b
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