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Bona Cafe

286A Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
+64 9-360 8866
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good35%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta dishes” (4 reviews)
“pizza” (17 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
286A Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying in Ponsonby for a week while exhibiting at the Auckland Home Show and had two lovely nights dining at the Bona Cafe in a row, and on our third night had a tough steak. We suggested it was quite tough, however, didn't...More

Thank DebGT
Reviewed 21 April 2017

A friendly staff welcome and enticing aromas greeted me at the door. I only wanted something small and chose the chefs special pizza bread which was excellent. A refreshing pinot grigo to match was just perfect. The restaurant was busy but calm and a great...More

Thank 120Petunia
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We 4 were lucky enough to find this little Italian Place in Ponsonby today. We were reading the menu on the board outside when a local leaving the cafe happened to mention that the Pizzas were exceptionally good here and that they ate here regularly!!...More

Thank Raewyn P
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Came here about a week ago for another byo (have been here several times before). It is a small restaurant and a really fun place to celebrate a friends birthday. If your group is bigger than 8 you get free corkage which is great! I...More

Thank Ally B
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

I've been at Bona countless times and it's always such a pleasure to come back. Super friendly staff, reasonable prices, free BYO and the restaurant looks good. Food is always delicious. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank Synne Mari A
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We went for Valentine's day and had a great experience. The staff is friendly, service was fast, and the food was great.

Thank Pedro S
Reviewed 5 February 2017

I stopped into Bona Cafe on a whim. There is some nice outdoor seating, and it looked like a nice Italian cafe. The alfredo I ordered was done perfectly, and the owner was delightful. The prices were reasonable.

Thank Lindsay W
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Down the 3 Lamps end of Ponsonby Road Bona Cafe offers a good Pizza and Pasta menu at very reasonable prices. The restaurant is run by a friendly family and the service is quick and attentive, they are open from 12pm till late 7 days...More

Thank GaryandLesleyTravel
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Wow! From ordering to the actual delivery and subsequent consumption of the food, I was thrilled. Easy to order online, delivery was within the estimated time. The delivery guy was lovely, called out "see you next time!", the food was amazing. I will definitely be...More

1  Thank Helen L
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Small boutique family run business with beautiful personal service. All manner of Italian fair available (pizza, pasta, salads and fish). Menu is very well priced making it an ideal venue for hungry young families. Great wine list and only $5 a glass, best bargain in...More

Thank Andrew B
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: 286A Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-360 8866
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