Cuisine: Italian, Pasta, Pizza
Price Point: Mains from $15 - $30

Got a craving for delicious freshly made Italian? Formaggio's is the spot for you!

In addition to their famed pizza and pasta menus, Formaggio's also offer a grilled menu which includes Angus sirloin steak and chicken parmigiana. Fancy a lighter bite? Formaggio's menu also includes a range of salads, snacks, burgers and gourmet sandwiches, and for those families arriving with the littlies, the kids’ menu caters for younger palates

Worried about keeping the kids entertained? Don't, Formaggio's provide the little ones with their very own complimentary activity pack!

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Formaggio's
150 Colombo Street
Beckenham
Christchurch 8023

Open Hours:
Monday to Thursday: 4:30pm to 9:30pm
Friday to Sunday: 11:30am to 10:00pm

Phone: 03 331 6674
Website: www.formaggios.co.nz/

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Formaggio's
Cuisine: Italian, Pasta, Pizza
Mains: $15 - $30

Reviews

The staff were amazingly welcoming and service was great throughout our visit. The meals are great and as one of us was vegan it was great to see a whole separate menu for vegans. I chose the vegan pizza and it was terrific. The pear salad was fresh and beautifully presented.
We will be back. We are lucky to have a restaurant of this quality in our own neighbourhood.

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Mishael Coulter

We had a lovely Sunday lunch at Formaggio’s for my partners birthday. The food was fantastic, with great portion sizes, and the staff were wonderful. They were attentive and friendly, and helpful with a wine recommendation. We are eager to come again.

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Our family had such a wonderful night out- the staff at Formaggios were just so friendly too. Loved the seafood chowder and the chips! And everyone else seemed to enjpy their meal too. Thank you, would definitely recommend this to other families

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Great food, great service. Made the mistake of ordering a starter which was so big I couldn't finish the main let alone order a dessert. Next time will be main and dessert as the dessert menu looked interesting.

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I was really excited to try this restaurant. We came here for an anniversary dinner and it completely surpassed my expectations. The food was to die for; We started with the pizza bread and the. I had the fettuccine carbonara and my partner had the calzone. Great portions and delicious. The atmosphere was lovely. We will definitely be back, it topped our regular Italian place by far. So sad that we filled up and couldn’t fit in dessert, but it’s just another reason to come back !!

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Matt Comins

Was hesitant as we usually go for the italian under the Isaac theatre
But were both pleasantly surprised
The kids loved the risotto (fungi) and the standard Ham n Pineapple
We got the beef cheek Ravioli and a 1/2 n half pizza
Gotta admit the wife's vegetarian was way better than my choice with flesh on it.
Had 2 Pannies with tea.
Delighted and will return.

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Dion Woodfield

Magnifico! Was the pizza we got but it really describes our experience at Formaggios. The pizza and pasta is just yum and the desserts are brilliant - best Tiramisu in town isn't an understatement. Coffee was some of the best I've had. Big compliments to the staff. They are magnificent at giving you a wonderful dining experience. We will definitely be back...if we can get a table

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Anne Jarden

great service, food was good really good selection love your vegan menu. Love this place will be back again soon

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We'd never been to Formaggios before but we loved it and I'm sure we will be back. The food was delicious - the arancini and tiramisu were real highlights for me. The timing in between courses was excellent and the portion sizes were food. Our waitress was friendly and great at knowing when to come over without intruding on our meal.

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Lisa Funnell

Being real foodies we were looking forward to trying Formaggios, as we’ve not been before. Everything was superb, the service, food and atmosphere! Some of the best Italian we’ve had anywhere! Polenta fries with truffle mayo was a hit! Will definitely be back!

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Formaggio has become our favourite Italian restaurant in Christchurch. Their food, staff, atmosphere and cleanliness are all great. We tried several different pastas, pizza and deserts. They are all very delicious and made us full and happy.
Though my husband has carbonara at every opportunity, I don't normally like it, but Formaggio's carbonara is the best one I have ever had. I will recommend Formaggio to my friends.

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Delicious food and amazing service.

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Janet McArthur

Beautiful meals and great service on a grey day. Being cooler we felt like hot food and our dishes were lovely - seafood chowder very warming and desserts were pronounced delicious. We will be back. Thank you Formaggios.

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First time and will be back the food was outstanding way too much but ate it anyway and the service was excellent

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We really enjoyed our time at Formaggio’s, the staff were friendly and helpful from the moment we arrived and there was a nice relaxed vibe in the restaurant. I ordered the fettuccine carbonara which was creamy and full of flavour without being sickly or too rich. My husband shared a pizza and chips with our young daughter and both thoroughly enjoyed their meal too. For dessert we shared the lemon tart which was delicious, the lemon flavour was perfectly paired with the smooth silky meringue. We would definitely come back!

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We had another wonderful dining experience at Formaggio's last night. The service is always sincere, very friendly and all your needs are catered for. We shared a large Magnifico pizza which was delicious; Napoli sauce, ham, mushrooms, capsicum, black olives & mozzarella. It was cooked to perfection. We also had some beer battered fries which we didn't need but couldn't stop eating them. They were so good! This small, intimate restaurant has a genuine Italian ambience, is unpretentious and delivers quality and great value for money every time. We will be back.

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We had a wonderful dining experience at Formaggio's Italian restaurant last night. The service was excellent and the food was delicious. We shared a large Magnifico pizza and had a portion of perfectly cooked and delectable fries. I don't usually order fries but these were amazing and I couldn't stop eating them. A lovely young man even brought us a serving of duck fat potato wedges to sample.
The pizza was generous in size and its filling of Napoli sauce, tomato, salami, ham, mushroom, capsicum, black olives and mozzarella was plentiful and a wonderful combination. Thank you.

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We arrived at Formaggio’s and were greeted by a very nice waitress. By the time we left, three different staff members helped us and all were pleasant and helpful. The monkfish and sirloin steak were delicious and the desserts were exceptional. It is a restaurant that deserves your visit!

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Michael Zhang

Delicious food and friendly staff. Will be there again.

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Ashley Coumbe

Friendly food and tasty service

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Andrew Woodhouse

The service was amazing with servers being so attentive. We ordered the Fettuccine Carbonara which was delicious, and the Gnocchi Verde was cooked perfectly. Definitely going back for the food & service.

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Had a wonderful family evening on a special occasion. Great food and the staff at Fromaggio’s really made it a nice experience. Went here 12 month ago for the same occasion and it was brilliant then so its consistent also. Recommend the beef rib ravioli especially. Will be back for sure. Thanks

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Jakob Tveden

Perfect as always

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Jude Cheal

Great place for a delicious meal with excellent service.

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My friend and I had a lovely evening out at Formaggio's. From the moment I arrived, I felt really well looked after! Although the restaurant filled up quickly, there is enough distance between tables that it never got noisy, and my friend and I were able to enjoy a really good catch up.

The food was excellent. The arancini starter was delicious, and our gnocchi mains the lightest, freshest gnocchi either of us have ever had. I loved the selection of vegetables served with my gnocchi. We also got the duck fat potatoes as a treat and they were phenomenal.

When leaving, I noticed that Formaggio's is carbon neutral, which is fantastic.

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Nice Italian restaurant in Christchuch, and their service were kind and helpful. Mama cake is worth trying.

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Rebecca Fay

Absolutely lovely food and gracious staff. It was my first time having Gnocchi and it was amazing, so pleased that I waited until I went to an authentic Italian restaurant to do so

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Everything was great. It’s a favourite place and it never disappoints.

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Wendy Voon

The pizza was excellent but the pasta was good.

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Fantastic food and service, will definitely be back.

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The staff were amazingly welcoming and service was great throughout our visit. The meals are great and as one of us was vegan it was great to see a whole separate menu for vegans. I chose the vegan pizza and it was terrific. The pear salad was fresh and beautifully presented.
We will be back. We are lucky to have a restaurant of this quality in our own neighbourhood.

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Pauline Varlet

Gnocchi was very nice

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Richard Marchant

Haven’t been to Formaggios for quite some time. We’ve always liked the food but there has been a noticeable step up in service since our last visit. Friendly staff, prompt service and very accommodating for the two gluten frees.
And the food was fantastic!!! Already planning the next visit - need to try the Toblerone cocktail.

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Lovely decor and service is great. The food is lovely and good size portions.

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Mishael Coulter

We had a lovely Sunday lunch at Formaggio’s for my partners birthday. The food was fantastic, with great portion sizes, and the staff were wonderful. They were attentive and friendly, and helpful with a wine recommendation. We are eager to come again.

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Very friendly and helpful staff. Meal was well presented and cooked to perfection. Thanks.

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Raerae Kamo

Greeted with absolute top standard customer service which continued throughout the meal. The atmosphere and music was charming and sweet. The food divine, so fresh and the pasta melted in your mouth. The sauce in the seafood fettuccine fabulous. Thanks Formaggio for a fantastic bday.

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Our family had such a wonderful night out- the staff at Formaggios were just so friendly too. Loved the seafood chowder and the chips! And everyone else seemed to enjpy their meal too. Thank you, would definitely recommend this to other families

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Food is amazing and the service was so good. Will definitely be going back.

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Russell Dolauta

I would highly recommend this place. Great food, ambience, and staff.

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Fantastic food and lovely service, highly recommend!

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Wonderful dinner and service. Had a lovely night with the family.

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Jane Forster

Service was amazing, the pizza bread amazing! Meals were delicious but very large - no need for starters.

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Outstanding Food and Service

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Maddy Pottinger

Had an amazing lunch time vegan pizza and potato skins. Fabulous service by Katerina. Great vegan menu. Will definitely go back.

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Great food, great service. Made the mistake of ordering a starter which was so big I couldn't finish the main let alone order a dessert. Next time will be main and dessert as the dessert menu looked interesting.

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Allie Hunter

Lovely table by window staff very friendly ..food fantastic will be back

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I was really excited to try this restaurant. We came here for an anniversary dinner and it completely surpassed my expectations. The food was to die for; We started with the pizza bread and the. I had the fettuccine carbonara and my partner had the calzone. Great portions and delicious. The atmosphere was lovely. We will definitely be back, it topped our regular Italian place by far. So sad that we filled up and couldn’t fit in dessert, but it’s just another reason to come back !!

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Elizaveta Graevskaya

Great food, service and atmosphere. Lera was awesome, thank you for this evening.

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Good experience food was tasty and waiter was great with kids

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Jakob Tveden

Great as always

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Tashana Mehta-Wilson

Our mains at Formaggio's were delicious, the food came out quickly, and the service was great. We ordered the cheesecake for dessert, which was lovely, apart from the chocolate layer on top which was strangely rubbery and didn't have much flavour. It was a warm and welcoming environment and I'd highly recommend going. Just maybe don't get the cheesecake.

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Matt Comins

Was hesitant as we usually go for the italian under the Isaac theatre
But were both pleasantly surprised
The kids loved the risotto (fungi) and the standard Ham n Pineapple
We got the beef cheek Ravioli and a 1/2 n half pizza
Gotta admit the wife's vegetarian was way better than my choice with flesh on it.
Had 2 Pannies with tea.
Delighted and will return.

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Great food , relaxed atmosphere, staff were friendly and polite.

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Had a great night. Hearty food, attentive service and a cozy atmosphere. Looking forward to my next dine at Formaggio's.

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Mel Stent

We enjoyed our dinning experience at Formaggio's on Thursday night. It had a great atmosphere and we received a friendly warm welcome. The service was lovely but felt a little pressure to decide what we wanted to eat from the staff and also to have two waiting staff at the table waiting for our order was a little too much. Our meals came out quickly and hot and although my gnocchi was rather salty the other meals were delicious.

Overall, this was a nice place to go for dinner although a little rushed.

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Gaylene Wright

We had a wonderful evening. Beautiful food, friendly and very professional wait staff. Mood setting background Italian music and a relaxed atmosphere. We’ll be back.

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Dion Woodfield

Magnifico! Was the pizza we got but it really describes our experience at Formaggios. The pizza and pasta is just yum and the desserts are brilliant - best Tiramisu in town isn't an understatement. Coffee was some of the best I've had. Big compliments to the staff. They are magnificent at giving you a wonderful dining experience. We will definitely be back...if we can get a table

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Isabelle Brodén

Great service, lovely food and everything was excellent! Thanks

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Georgia Greening

Fantastic, really friendly funny staff!

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Anne Jarden

great service, food was good really good selection love your vegan menu. Love this place will be back again soon

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Elise Inkersell

Delish! Gnocchi was light and pillowy. And service was great.

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Susan Ng

Our favourite Italian restaurant.
Highly recommended

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Naoko Kelly

The food was delicious. Tiramisu was not too sweet, perfect and big size. All staff were very friendly, helpful and good smile. The restaurant is tidy and cute. We had a very good time. I would like to go back again.

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Leilani KaiPod

Excellent as usual if not? Would not return!!!!

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First time here. Table of 3 celebrating my sisters birthday.
Excellent service, we asked to move tables - not a problem also very thoughtful, the waiter and waitress put a candle on my sisters dessert and sung Happy Birthday.
Great food, full of flavour.
Will definitely return

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We'd never been to Formaggios before but we loved it and I'm sure we will be back. The food was delicious - the arancini and tiramisu were real highlights for me. The timing in between courses was excellent and the portion sizes were food. Our waitress was friendly and great at knowing when to come over without intruding on our meal.

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