Can we all agree that pasta is one of the greatest comfort dishes ever made? From penne and linguine, stuffed pasta, lasagna and more, all drooling in sauces and toppings. Here’s five of the best pasta places in Wellington, according to you on Instagram.
1. 1154 Pastaria
Wellingtonians are absolutely obsessed with this Italian restaurant when it comes to fresh and quick handmade pastas. Expect well-known pastas, made from scratch, topped with a classic Italian sauce. Think ravioli di ricotta, spaghetti pomodoro and even gluten-free and vegan options as well as an organic wine list.
📍132 Cuba Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
This Italian offers the finest cuisine in a romantic setting inspired by Venice. Why not share some of the best pizza before tucking into authentic pastas such as gnocchi and risotto.
📍199 Cuba Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
3. Cicio Cacio Osteria
Eat humble and authentic pastas in this magical Italian restaurant hidden in Newtown. The menu is changed monthly to be inspired by a different Italian city. But expect the likes of spaghetti bolognese, gnocchi and pappardelle, to name a few. Be sure to pair it with a glass of vino!
📍behind Moon Bar 167 Riddiford Street, Newtown, Wellington 6021, New Zealand
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4. La Bella Italia
Why not indulge on traditional Italian food concepted from an Italian family business first launched in 1996? From delicious seafood risotto, raviolis, hearty lasagna and plenty more…you’ll be spoilt for options.
📍10 Nevis Street, Petone, Lower Hutt 5045, New Zealand
For a taste of exquisite artisanal pastas, bursting with flavour, head to this pasta workshop and boutique cafe. Customer favourites include the cannelloni and ravioli dishes, dripping with authentic blended sauces. Certainly, a memorable Italian dining experience.
📍37 Miramar Avenue, Miramar, Wellington 6022, New Zealand
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