BORN by Tapavino

4.4
241 reviews
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$40 and under
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Spanish
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  • Tapas
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Waterfront
BóRN is the 3rd venue in the award winning Tapavino stable and takes its cue from the tapas bars & restaurants in & around El Born, Barcelona. This food menu goes hand in hand with the 300 Spanish Wines, Sherries, & vermouths on the list.
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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 1Food 1Service 1Ambience 1

Food was terrible. They didn't cater to the needs of a pregnant woman in our party. We had 4 people dining and servings looked to be for 2 people. We were hungry after the meal even though we ordered the banquet.

This is the third time I've been, had good experiences the other 2 times.

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KU
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Wait Staff were amazing. Excellent food and bev recommendations. Place was buzzing. Food was incredible.

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JG
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 2Food 2Service 1Ambience 3

Service was poor with not very good explanation of the menu. Noisy several times the wrong drinks were brought to our table. Service was haphazard. Location is good food was tasty.

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SA
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 3Ambience 4

Born is a quiet delight in Barangaroo. Definitely worth the tasting menu. My vegetarian colleagues thought the food was amazing.

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OT
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Outside the restaurant was too hot. Would be great to have some fans during summer days.

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RE
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Excellent selection of menu items available and good staff advice re food dishes and wine.

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RB
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 2Food 4Service 2Ambience 4

Our coffee and dessert order was taken and we were told we had to be out in 10 mins. Now I understand 2 hour sittings but it was 8pm and there was almost no one lining up to come in and plenty of spare tables. Being asked to leave made us rush our dessert and coffee. I have brought friends to this restaurant a few times before but will not come back in future and not recommend it to others. Thoroughly embarrassed to be treated this way.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 12 January 2019
Overall 1Food 4Service 1Ambience 2

Service was not very good- wait staff seemed unenthusaed and less than helpful

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F
1 review
Dined on 8 January 2019
Overall 3Food 5Service 1Ambience 1

Pushy staff...uncomfortable seats...besides the good food, not something I am to keen to relive.

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S
122 reviews
Dined on 6 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

My favorite tapas place. By far. High quality food, great service!

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OT
1 review
Dined on 5 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Delicious food. Always a fantastic experience

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OT
3 reviews
Dined on 4 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

As always good service, a beautiful setting and of course delicious food. We live the idea of share plates.

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AB
1 review
Dined on 4 January 2019
Overall 1Food 1Service 1Ambience 3

Terrible service and food that made us sick. Definitely could not come back

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d
4 reviews
Dined on 4 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great location, very good service and delicious food.

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GB
1 review
Dined on 3 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I love I love I love I love I love I love I love I love I love yours

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m
1 review
Dined on 3 January 2019
Overall 3Food 4Service 3Ambience 4

Nice food, great location. Quite relaxed despite being very busy. Service was okay but the waiter always seemed to be 'upselling' which made me feel uncomfortable. We ordered too much based on their advice. I'd go back, but would be mindful of recommendations!

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OT
1 review
Dined on 3 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great service and food. Lovely setting. Already know what I’m getting when I return, which will be soon!

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SM
1 review
Dined on 31 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Anlovely experience and one of the best dinner I have ever had! Worth all the money!

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SH
1 review
Dined on 30 December 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Some of the best service in Sydney! They just couldn’t do enough....always with a smile.

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AG
1 review
Dined on 30 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Amazing food, beautiful view and wonderful service. Highly recommend!

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EH
1 review
Dined on 29 December 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

We absolutely loved our meal, it reminded us of the food we had in Spain. Highly recommend the asparagus, jamon and burratta, and the trout. Waitress helped us pick the perfect vermouth (yum!) and a lovely red wine. Will definitely be back next time we are in Sydney!

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TF
1 review
Dined on 28 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Very delicious food and the wine which was recommended to us was amazing. Had a great night.

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KH
2 reviews
Dined on 27 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fabulous food, atmosphere, service - a very sophisticated experience of Spanish tapas. Highly recommended.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 22 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

This December alone, I have dine there 5 times and each time, the experience was wonderful. Outstanding food and friendly sevice

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LF
1 review
Dined on 19 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Always so well looked after by your amazing staff and incredible wines

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JB
1 review
Dined on 15 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Incredible. Recently back from a holiday to Spain and the cuisine was authentic and amazing.

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BL
4 reviews
Dined on 11 December 2018
Overall 2Food 2Service 2Ambience 3

Cold food and service

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KM
1 review
Dined on 8 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We had a group do 8 and our waitress Illy was amazing! We had the best time and were very well looked after :)

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KB
1 review
Dined on 6 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Never disappointed with Tapavino. Delicious Spanish food, great wines and excellent service.

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FB
1 review
Dined on 4 December 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 4

Food was ok, not the Spanish standard I was expecting. I asked for a glass of white wine and if they had any suggestions. They served a white wine, but on the bill I discovered that they served me the most expensive glass of wine on the wine menu. I don't feel like that is appropriate.

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ME
2 reviews
Dined on 29 November 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Nice lively ambiance

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DS
1 review
Dined on 26 November 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

excellent: we were a group of 7 people, and everyone taste was accomodated for more than adequately. Wine was lovely and the desserts were great.

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RG
1 review
Dined on 24 November 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Booking with simple. Our experience kicked off the moment we were seated. Our waitress was fantastic. She assisted in selection of food and drinks. Food was wonderful. Service was fantastic. Food delivery was spaced perfectly. I would highly recommend.

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P
4 reviews
Dined on 17 November 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 3

Not as good as last time, service was a bit rushed. Also friends had allergy limitations and you couldn’t carter well for that . Also my wife only drinks Pinot Noir and there are no choice hear except for sparkling , which she doesn’t like . Suggest you have a few wine options other than Spanish?

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L
1 review
Dined on 17 November 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 2Ambience 4

Had dinner with my friend over the weekend - we booked a 6.15pm time slot. food was delicious and served very promptly, if not too promptly. Ambience and cocktails were great.
The main thing that we didn’t like was that we only had a 2 hour window so we kind of felt a bit rushed when the waitress was coming over to us very frequently to clear our tables etc. the food just kept coming out at which one point we wanted to ask them to slow it down. Anyway we figured because of the 2 hour limit they would be rushing to clear the table for the next booking. The waitress was really polite and apologized to us about her constantly around us.
Anyway great food, drinks, ambience for a quick meal. However if you’re after a place where you can take your time sipping endless drinks and foods then this place would probably not be suitable. However lots of places nearby for drinks afterwards.
Or book a later session!

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N
1 review
Dined on 15 November 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent service, food and wine. The staff are friendly, know the menu and wine list and the ambiance is energetic, just perfect. A favourite lunching spot, will definitely be back again, and again! Thank you!

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A
1 review
Dined on 9 November 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

I have always enjoyed the dining experience and range of options for sharing plates with friends

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JD
1 review
Dined on 2 November 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great service, you MUST try the Jamon with burrata cheese and pickled onion!

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TC
2 reviews
Dined on 27 October 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food and friendly and engaging staff. We always feel welcome and enjoy the experience.

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KU
6 reviews
Dined on 24 October 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Love Born Bub tapavino. Great food and service. Nice wine. Will continue to go back.

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