BORN by Tapavino

4.4
259 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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AC
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We enjoyed our meal immensely. We ordered jamon on bread for starters,scotch egg, beef cheeks and coleslaw salad. Everything was full of flavour and portion size decent. The Service was great, and the waiter very accommodating . We will be back!

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JK
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food, service and atmosphere.
Always consistent and will definitely recommend.

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

Every dish is excellent and the wine list is extensive. most wine can be ordered by the glass, 250ml, 500ml or litre carafe or by the bottle which makes for a great opportunity to try many.

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

Food and drinks was fantastic, the waiter was very attentive even though it was busy. Great location.

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

Awesome restaurant. Amazing food and drinks
Love the outside dining

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JN
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 4

The place was very busy and we had a nice table, the lady that looked after us was very informative regarding the food the sommelier recommended exceptional white wine and the white sangria was very good as well.
As to the food the grilled artichoke,jamon with cows milk and baked figs where very good.
But Galician octopus I had to look for it to find it ,the beef tartare the the quality of the meat was very good but the mixture of the sauce was by far too overpowering to balance the quality of the meat.

I hope that my opinion will find a sympathetic ear and yes I will visit again to see if there are some Improvements.

Regards

Jacob Neuman

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BL
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Service was excellent attentive without being in your face. Food was tasty the mussels were delicious, it’s expensive but we had a lovely meal and felt it was worth it.

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s
1 review
Dined on 12 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

service was amazing and staff were able to recommend dishes. very enjoyable experience.

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c
1 review
Dined on 11 February 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 2Ambience 2

the waitress who served us was impatient & impolite.

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C
1 review
Dined on 9 February 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 2Ambience 5

In overall we really appreciated the environment, the food and the cocktails but the waitress was quite pushy and kept coming over every 2 minutes...

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D
2 reviews
Dined on 9 February 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 2Ambience 4

We have been to Born at Barangaroo several times now and always enjoyed the food and the ambience. However on this visit we found our waitress to be abrupt, not terribly friendly and she kept trying to hurry us even as we had just been seated asking for our order without us having sighted the menu. She continually hurried us all night. We were fully aware of our 2 hour sitting and were well within this time when we did leave. We also felt for a fine dining restaurant such as Born, she was inappropriately dressed in an extremely short skirt which looked cheap and tacky. I have never commented on the way someone was dressed before but this did look very out of place considering the quality of this restaurant.
We will still visit Born in the future but fingers crossed we don’t get her again!!!!

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TD
1 review
Dined on 8 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Service was very good with attentive and very friendly waitresses. The food was very well presented and extremely tasty.

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JB
1 review
Dined on 29 January 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Reliably good! Always happy to return. No hesitation to recommend. Not sure I'd want an inside table though - the restaurant definitely enjoyed more on a terrace table.

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A
1 review
Dined on 28 January 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

As always, had another great time at this restaurant. It never disappoints, food great, service excellent. Will continue to return.

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CH
1 review
Dined on 27 January 2019
Overall 3Food 4Service 2Ambience 4

The food was amazing and delicious. However, the service was sub-standard. Out of 6 waiters/waitresses we asked for assistance for food & wine selections there was only one who could assist us. The others were inattentive and one even slopped water all over our table each time she refilled our glasses. For the price of the wines and meals the service was a real let down.

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RK
1 review
Dined on 25 January 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

I always love the food and service here, didn't disappoint

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AB
1 review
Dined on 24 January 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 4

We found this disappointing, our waitress was excellent, and very helpful, however the food is overpriced, even by Sydney standards.

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C
1 review
Dined on 23 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent service, nice ambiance and food was delicious

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N
1 review
Dined on 19 January 2019
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 on 18 January 2019
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 on 18 January 2019
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 on 18 January 2019
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 on 18 January 2019
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 on 18 January 2019
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 on 17 January 2019
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
124 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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