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Welcome to Gina’s Italian Kitchen

AFFECTIONATELY KNOWN AS “GINA’S”


We serve fabulous Italian food with exuberant service in the genuine style that is generous Italian hospitality. You want quiet darling? Then you’ll have to go elsewhere because we don’t do quiet. At Gina’s you will enjoy wonderful Italian food in a joyful and lively atmosphere that is unmatched in Auckland.


Thank you for visiting our website, we hope to see you soon!


Dinner Tuesday to Sunday from 5:30pm Lunch Tuesday to Friday 12-2pm

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Gina’s Story

Gina’s owes its’ name to a gorgeous Italian woman, Gina Maio.

 

Originally from Calabria, she grew up in Melbourne where she met her German husband Bodo Luckfiel. They moved to Auckland in 1973 opening their first restaurant in Mt Eden. Gina says her biggest challenge in those days was sourcing basic ingredients like olive oil (which she bought from the pharmacy) and Italian cheeses and salami, which were sometimes smuggled in from Melbourne by visiting family and friends.

 

They soon opened their second restaurant in Victoria St in Auckland City and their third in Symonds St which remains today.

 

Like many Italian women, Gina is a wonderful cook. And like many Italians, she is the epitome of generous Italian hospitality. With their warm and gracious hosting – not to mention delicious home-cooked food – Gina and Bodo introduced the beginnings of true trattoria-style dining to Auckland.

My friends and I became a regular fixture at Gina’s around 1995. They were die-hard pizza fans and for me, well, it was the beginning of my love affair for all things Italian. The food, wine, culture, L’amore … I met my Italian husband Alessandro and oh my God he could cook! Friends and I would invite him over and he’d make pizza, pasta and gnocchi from scratch! “Marry him!” they all cried.

 

Then I introduced Alessandro to Gina. “Marry him!” she said. And so we did. Not long after we married, Gina and Bodo asked us to take over their business. Theirs were big boots to fill, but we were up for it. To this day we continue in their tradition of preparing warm, hearty Italian food served in a style that is generous and down-to-earth.

 

Thank you for visiting us online, we hope to see you soon at Gina’s!
Joyce Fantoni

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LADY G PARTY & ENTERTAINMENT PACKAGES

You’ve come to the right place for a one-stop all inclusive night of great food, entertainment & Italian hospitality. We cater to all groups and offer a range of set menus and entertainment packages below.

 

Entertainment bookings are accepted only after 7.45pm Friday to Sunday and anytime on other nights.
All groups of 10+ must choose a set menu in conjunction with the entertainment packages below. BYO wine will not be accepted with these bookings; nor will other offers, discounts or promotions.

 

We require at least 10days notice to book your topless entertainment host and a non-refundable deposit will be requested at the time to hold your booking, according to our Group Booking Policy. Full payment for the Set Menu meals and LG Entertainment will be required up front on the night of the booking, before the evenings activities commence.

 

If you have any specific games or quiz Qs to play, you can discuss these with your host directly on the night. Otherwise he has a repertoire of games already prepared to keep you and your guests entertained.
If you can bring a large photo of the groom or person you’re celebrating, he can include this in his entertainment.

 

Your host will be in service for 2hrs. Please confirm with us the booking time at least 3 days ahead and ensure your guests know to arrive promptly so you get the maximum benefit of his service. There is an minimum additional charge of $100 per hour if you would like him to stay longer.

 

To book, please complete our Group Booking form here.

 

PACKAGE X - $25 per person (min.10 people)
  • Your own topless host to look after and entertain you.
  • You will be required to participate in a variety of games that he has organised for you.

PACKAGE XX - $35 per person (min.10 people)
  • A glass of bubbles upon arrival
  • Your own topless host to look after and entertain you. You will be required to participate in a variety of games that he has organised for you.
  • Surprise “dessert” presentation & song for the hen, birthday girl/boy or if it’s a corporate event, this will be for the boss:-)

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Bookings

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With the exception of Friday and Saturday, reservations are not necessary for groups of up to 5 people, just come on in! There may be a small wait but we have a bar and courtyard where you will be looked after while waiting your table.

 

Childrens birthday dinner parties up to 10yrs are welcome but must be finished by 8pm on Fridays and Saturdays.

 

For bookings of 15+ people, please book using this link:

 

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Dinner Tuesday to Sunday from 5:30pm | Lunch Tuesday to Friday 12-2pm

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Dinner Tuesday to Sunday from 5:30pm
Lunch Tuesday to Friday 12-2pm



+64 (09) 302 2061 Mob 021 331 120

 161 Symonds Street, Auckland 1010
info@ginas.co.nz

 

  • Looking to Park?
    We offer limited spaces in our carpark behind us. The next best place to park is in the Tournament Carpark, by Gina’s back entry gate. Make sure you park in a spot marked Pay & Display and pay at either of the two ticketing machines available. The entrance to both carparks is from St Benedicts Street.
  • Payment
    EFTPOS, Visa, MasterCard and American Express accepted. No cheques thank you. All prices include GST.
  • One Account Per Table
    We strongly encourage groups to split bills evenly. Itemising individual payments may incur a $1.00 charge per payment.
  • Group Bookings 
    It is our policy to charge unpaid items to the credit card of the person who organised the booking. Please view our full Group Booking Policy
  • Gift Vouchers and Loyalty Program 
    Gina’s has Dinner Gift Vouchers available for sale and we accept gift vouchers from the Restaurant Association NZ. We also have a loyalty program where members recieve instant rewards. To join simply text ‘ginas’and your email address to ‘4664’. It’s that easy.



See you soon at Gina’s



Dinner Tuesday to Sunday from 5:30pm | Lunch Tuesday to Friday 12-2pm