Fodor's Expert Review SPQR

$$$$ Ponsonby Italian

This former motorcycle shop is one of the best places on Ponsonby Road for people-watching. The excellent food is largely Italian, and it's known for its thin-crust pizzas. Should an outside table not be available, you can sit in the minimalist concrete interior. With the eclectic clientele, the people-watching is just as good inside. The bar cranks up as the sun goes down. On weekend mornings, aspiring celebrities and the "love your work" set can be seen having a late breakfast in public.

Italian Trendy Sophisticated Lunch Dinner Brunch $$$$ LGBT

Quick Facts

150 Ponsonby Rd.
Auckland, Auckland  1011, New Zealand


Known For:
  • Excellent food and wine
  • Hip (sometimes too hip) ambience
  • Fun outdoor seating
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Reservations not accepted

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