Explore the Best Restaurants around the Sydney Opera House

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The best chefs. The most iconic Australian views in Sydney. Wine and dine your way at the best restaurants around the Sydney Opera House, and get a taste of Australia's best culinary delights; choose from German, Seafood, Asian with a modern twist, amongst many others, as well as the uniquely Modern Australian cuisine.

Restaurants:Portside at Sydney Opera House, Sydney Cove Oyster Bar - Circular Quay, Bar Patron by Rockpool
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Australian, Seafood, Mexican
Neighborhoods:Sydney CBD

Portside at Sydney Opera House

$$$$·Australian·
Sydney CBD
615 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Fit for Foodies
Great dinner catch up with friends and to see the QM2 ocean liner in port. Servings were just the perfect size, food quality and presentation very good, and staff were really excelRead more
84% recommended
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Sydney Cove Oyster Bar - Circular Quay

$$$$·Seafood·
Sydney CBD
760 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Scenic View
Great restaurant with excellent food. Never have I had a bad meal. I would highly recommend this outdoor seafood restaurant directly on Sydney Harbour.
93% recommended
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Bar Patron by Rockpool

$$$$·Mexican·
Sydney CBD
12 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Scenic View
  • Authentic
Great food, super yummy drinks, very attentive service! Tucked a little bit off the Quay path, but once you get up there, the views are great!
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The Meat & Wine Co. - Circular Quay

$$$$·Steak·
Sydney CBD
4 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
  • Lunch
Enjoyed business lunch there, nice food and quick service.
100% recommended
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Hurricane's Grill - Circular Quay

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Sydney CBD
258 reviews
  • Casual
  • Group Bookings
  • Good for Birthdays
I dine there often and the food and service is consistently good
81% recommended
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Mode Kitchen & Bar

$$$$·Australian·
Sydney CBD
68 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
The food was excellent - we shared two entrees, one main and one dessert and all were excellent. The pork and duck terrine was a standout and the theatre of the pavlova was great. Read more
91% recommended
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Appetito

$$$$·Italian·
The Rocks
130 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Authentic
  • Good for a Date
Dined with friends on a Saturday night, the food was very good and came out quickly. You are able to split the bill which was helpful, however make sure you have your totals figureRead more
88% recommended
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The Squire’s Landing - Sydney

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Sydney CBD
461 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasions
Would recommend this place to anyone... I just went here with my girlfriend but would also be a great place for a beer with the boys
90% recommended
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Graze MCA

$$$$·Modern Australian·
The Rocks
2 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Fun
  • Outdoor Eating
Great breakfast / brunch venue with a view of the harbour, and it’s tucked away from the circular quay crowds. We have been here several times now and still enjoy visiting. There Read more
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Munich Brauhaus The Rocks

$$$$·German·
The Rocks
265 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Fun
  • Great Beer
The venue was busy and I doubt they had enough staff to cater. It took a while to get any table service. But finally when we did the drinks came short. There was a delay in gettingRead more
100% recommended
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Sergeant Lok

$$$$·Contemporary Asian·
The Rocks
1 review
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Bennelong Restaurant

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Sydney CBD
556 reviews
  • Bar Seating
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
Beautiful venue for a special occasion dinner. My fine dining experiences in the past have been different than the experience I had at Bennelong. That doesn’t mean that the restaurRead more
100% recommended
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Quay

$$$$·Modern Australian·
The Rocks
271 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Scenic View
  • Romance
Everything was flawless!!!
87% recommended
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6 HEAD

$$$$·Steak·
The Rocks
4 reviews
  • Waterfront
Nice P.D. building it could have had a bit mote oomph to it. Food was lovely, especially the 1kg ribeye shared by 4 of us. Waiter could have been a bit more attentive. It really waRead more
100% recommended
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