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Tue to Sun: 5pm till late

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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Car Parking
  • Full Bar
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About Al Forno Restaurant

A trip to Al Forno will transport your taste buds to the wonderful flavours of Italy. Conveniently located in the heart of Takapuna, this popular Italian restaurant will satisfy all sorts of carb carvings. On their mouth-watering menu you’ll find an abundance of divine dishes including baked chicken crepes, wood fired pizza, spaghetti bolognese, and prime eye fillet steak. Plus, with creme brûlée and tiramisu up for grabs, it’s impossible to leave without dessert.

Cuisine: Italian, Pasta, Pizza
Dress Code: Relaxed
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Visited On Tuesday, 15 September 2020

Amazing woodfire pizza!

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Visited On Sunday, 13 September 2020

Delicious! Gorgeous, relaxing atmosphere. It was so nice to get out, the first in a while and everything was so yum! The clam spaghetti, the snapper, the pizzas and the prawn ravioloni di gamberi. So good:) Thanks so much for a great dinner for our special occasion.

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Visited On Tuesday, 08 September 2020

Had a great 80th birthday celebration. Excellent food and fantastic service - we will definitely be back.

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Visited On Tuesday, 08 September 2020

Great selection of delicious gluten free meals for Coeliacs.

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Visited On Saturday, 05 September 2020

Outstanding food & service, we don't come often but when we do it is always very good.

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Visited On Saturday, 05 September 2020

We had a fabulous evening. The service was outstanding and the meals were excellent.

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Visited On Tuesday, 01 September 2020

We personally found the food a bit tasteless but our friends enjoyed their food they ordered

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Visited On Tuesday, 11 August 2020

The service / food was amazing as always , you guys rock

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Visited On Tuesday, 11 August 2020

Nice food,friendly stuff,good place to visit for a genuine Italian food experience!

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Visited On Saturday, 08 August 2020

Love this place. Every time the service and food are just GREAT

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Visited On Friday, 07 August 2020

Of the six of us that had a main meal half of us were a little disappointed with the food but service and atmosphere was great

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Visited On Friday, 31 July 2020

Wonderful service, great atmosphere and delicious food!

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Visited On Sunday, 19 July 2020

From when we first walked through the door hubby and I felt truly welcomed. Beautiful cosy atmosphere as it was a cold night out but inside felt warmed by terrific attentive service by staff. We started with antipasto platter which was tasty, those olives were delicious along with the different varieties of meat and cheese and other delicacies. We then ordered a pizza which had a beautiful base and toppings, very tasty along with a lovely salad with pear and parmesan. A wonderful even to celebrate my birthday, we will be back again. Thank you for the perfect dining experience and perfect end to my birthday.

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Visited On Wednesday, 22 July 2020

Love the free range meat

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Visited On Tuesday, 21 July 2020

Delicious pizza

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Visited On Thursday, 16 July 2020

Your restaurant is one of only a couple that are our absolutely "go to's"! Our first choice when dining out. We always love the atmosphere, service and the FOOD! Oh yum! There is something for the whole family. It's warm and inviting and we always leave feeling completely satisfied and oh so FULL. Thank you so much.

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Visited On Tuesday, 14 July 2020

We chose to celebrate yet another birthday at Alforno as we love the cosy atmosphere, friendly attentive staff and amazing food. Thank you for catering for our family and the complimentary lemonchello.

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Visited On Saturday, 11 July 2020

We visited Al Forno to celebrate my partner's birthday and had a really wonderful dining experience. The FOH and wait staff were, without exception, friendly and welcoming. Service was efficient and warm, without being intrusive. The food was outstanding. We shared chicken liver in marsala sauce for entree which was delicious. We both had eye fillet steak (one with mustard sauce and one with tomato based sauce), roast veges and broccoli for mains. The veges could have been hotter (we did not mention this to the waitstaff as they tasted delicious even though a little cool), but the steak and the sauces were absolutely perfectly cooked and full of flavour. For dessert we had the baked cheesecake and citrus creme brulee. Both were beautiful, but the brulee with a hint of orange was the standout. Can recommend the house made lemon, lime and bitters as well. Will definitely return when next in Auckland, recommend for delicious, attractively plated meals.

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Visited On Thursday, 09 July 2020

Great service delicious food and happy atmosphere - slightly hard to hear in there but otherwise fabulous .

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Visited On Wednesday, 08 July 2020

Everything was amazing! Food, service, warmth from the cold! Amazing, definitely will be back again thank you!

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Visited On Wednesday, 08 July 2020

Enjoyable

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Visited On Saturday, 04 July 2020

You were amazing! I came in with my son and you went out of your way to make him feel special. Thank you so much

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