Armando's Kitchen

21 reviews


Italian, Pizza
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71 Melmore Tce
Cromwell 9310


034 450 303

Nothing beats Italian food straight out of a family recipe book. Inspired by his mother and grandmother's culinary know-how, Armando Varlotta thought it only fair to share it with the world – welcome to the family!

Nestled in scenic 'old' Cromwell overlooking Lake Dunstan, Armando's Kitchen boasts breath-taking views to go alongside some tasty grub. A modern Italian bistro in the middle of the New Zealand countryside? You'd better believe it, and their freshly baked cakes are worth a bite too.

Dinner is a delicious melting pot of pizzas, house-made pasta and daily specials that keep you on your toes. Pizzas consist of all the usual culprits, as well as Armando's favourite, consisting of tangy Napoletana sauce, prosciutto and explosive cherry tomatoes.

Another winner from the family recipe book has to be the potato gnocchi with Otago's famous braised lamb shank and the risotto of the day. We love it when two worlds collide and this one happens to be a very delicious one. Thanks be to Armando for this foodtastic gift!

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