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Nearby points of interest

  1. Distance: 1.87mi
  2. Distance: 2.16mi
  3. Distance: 2.34mi
  4. Distance: 2.39mi

About Mercato e Cucina

Mercato e Cucina began with a vision to create a food and dining mecca that would offer the convenience of all your favourite fine food, dining and produce needs under one roof. We boast over 1200sqm of beautifully designed space with an underground car park and a team of skilled artisans who are passionate about their craft. Feel relaxed and inspired as you shop for everyday meals or that special occasion knowing that we have carefully selected or prepared each product especially for you. The talents of our chefs, pastry chefs and pizzamaker combine in our dining area where you can enjoy an elegant meal, rustic pizza or simple coffee and cake. We hope Mercato e Cucina becomes a place you will feel both at home and inspired by.

297 Victoria Road
Gladesville, AU-NSW 2111
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Dining style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian, Pizzeria, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service

Hours of operation:
Daily:
Breakfast: 8:00am - 11:30am
Lunch: 12:00pm - 2:30pm
Dinner: 5:30pm - 9:30pm

Cross street:
Stansell Street

Dress code:
Casual Dress

Price range:
$41 to $100

Payment options:
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone number:
(02) 9817 3457

Website:
http://www.mercatoecucina.com.au/

Catering:
Let Mercato e Cucina make your next occasion or event an effortless affair with our catering service. Impress clients and staff at your next corporate function or enjoy the company of your loved ones at that special family celebration by letting us prepare and deliver a beautiful meal for you.

If you have a special request or would like to discuss the option of a custom menu please let us know so we can tailor a plan especially for you. Our talented pastry chefs will create a mouth-watering cake to complete your occasion if you wish.

Parking Details:
Undercover secure parking at no charge for up to 100 cars,with internal elevator access.

Public Transport:
Public Bus stop directly in front of locale.

Private Party Facilities:
Mercato e Cucina is the ideal venue for all your function needs, with an experienced function coordinator on hand to help manage your perfect event. Whether you’re celebrating with 10 guests, entertaining 30 guests or organising an event for 150, we can easily accommodate all of your needs. We pride ourselves on friendly, efficient service and we’re committed to assisting you in every way possible to ensure your function is a memorable one.

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Mercato e Cucina Ratings and Reviews

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2
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4.2

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.0

ambience

3.9

value

3.7

90% would recommend it to a friend

Lunch (24)
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Sunday Lunch (21)
Special Occasions (20)
Authentic (19)
Comfort Food (18)
Good for Anniversaries (16)
Business Meals (15)
Group Bookings (15)
Family Style (14)
Casual (14)
Good for a Date (13)
Wood Oven (13)
Notable Wine List (13)
Brunch (11)
Worth the Drive (11)
Afternoon Coffee (10)
Fit for Foodies (10)
Open Kitchen (9)
Fun (9)
Local Ingredients (8)
Modern Decor (7)
Romance (6)
Disabled Access (6)
Good Vegetarian Options (6)
Creative Cuisine (6)
Seasonal (5)
Cosy (4)
Quiet Conversation (4)
Private Room (3)
Quick Bite (2)
Outstanding Value (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Spicy (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Tapas (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
Vegan (1)
Bar Seating (1)
Great Beer (1)
Scenic View (1)
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food5
ambience5
service5
value5

 
 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 15 July 2017

Fabulous food and the service is always terrific. The waiters were very helpful and informative with the menu and their suggestions were great.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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food5
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 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 12 July 2017

We had booked for 8 but 10 showed up. The staff were very helpful. They were there when needed but not hovering. The food was wonderful. It was easy to move around with a largish group to converse with others! The whole experience was great. Thank you

Tags: Business Meals, Spicy, Seasonal, Comfort Food, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion
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food5
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service5
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 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 4 July 2017

. Food so fresh and efficient service. Not too much on menu so you know everything is freshly made. Antipasta plate was great mixture of meats. bread. olives. My kids love the pizza we had to have two. I am very picky with calamari. again so tender and yummy. waiter was so nice and always made sure we didnt need anything . great atmosphere. We have been quite a few times to eat and buy meats/bread . always happy to go back. thank you Maria, Cathy and all.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Sunday Lunch, Kid-friendly, Casual, Good for a Date
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food4
ambience2
service4
value3

 
 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 28 June 2017

Overall very enjoyable evening. Waiters showed just the right amount of attentiveness and the food was great. Only minor criticism was their were a lot of kids running around which was a little annoying. More than happy for lots of kids to be at the venue but not running around my table when I'm dining out.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Kid-friendly, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups
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food4
ambience2
service3
value1

 
 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 2 June 2017

HAVE BEEN HERE BEFORE AND ENJOYED BUT THIS TIME WE FELT WE WERE RUSHED AND ALSO THAT THE VALUE FOR MONEY WASNT THERE.

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food5
ambience4
service5
value5

 
 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 27 May 2017

Have been here a few times and good is always delicious. Service is friendly and helpful. Great place for lunch or dinner. Definitely going back

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food5
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service5
value4

 
 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 26 May 2017

We had an awesome night there in the 'VIP' wine room. The service is fantastic - very attentive and patient as we tried to decide what to eat and drink from such a great menu. We invited people who had never been there before and they were very impressed with everything. As a regular diner there I knew it would be good, but this was confirmed even more by the extremely positive reaction of our guests.

Tags: Business Meals, Disabled Access, Worth the Drive, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Healthy, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Great Beer, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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food4
ambience2
service3
value3

 
 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 20 May 2017

We visited during renovations so the ambience wasn't there. Food was good. Service was good

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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food5
ambience4
service5
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 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 6 May 2017

The service was great and the food was excellent and very well priced.
Unfortunately the wine list continues to shrink, the selection and quality has certainly become way too limited. Whilst you don't need to match the original cellar that was there when the restaurant first opened, the current cellar selection is just very ordinary for a restaurant of this level and style. I realise stocking wine can be very expensive but please believe me the current stockings are unacceptable, a good cellar can be established without breaking the bank.

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value4

 
 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 30 April 2017

This restaurant never ceases to deliver. Their service is attentive and friendly without being overbearing. All the crew work seamlessly to provide a fantastic service and taste sensation. Food is like Mamma used to make, authentic and traditional Italian - perfect pizza, pasta, gnocchi, risotto and of course, fish and various meat options. Don't come here if you want pineapple on your pizza or a "meatlovers" pizza but if you crave the best prosciutto crudo with rocket on your pizza this is the place. We had the prosciutto crudo, parmigano & rocket pizza, Quattro stagioni pizza, kid's pizza (kids are catered for beautifully), gnocchi with wild mushrooms, Snapper special of the day and our perpetual favourite, an accompanying salad of rocket, pear and parmegiano. Of course we will be back.

Tags: Authentic, Good Vegetarian Options, Comfort Food, Casual
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food5
ambience3
service1
value2

 
 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 17 March 2017

Great food, service was really poor however, this let them down a lot. Might have been the reason it wasn't even half full on a Friday night!

Tags: Comfort Food
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food5
ambience4
service4
value4

 
 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 13 March 2017

The food was absolutely delicious and well presented.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Casual
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food5
ambience5
service5
value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on 10 March 2017

Food is great and the set up. Lamb cutlets very pricey, but yum. Had entrees mains and deserts + wines.... added up $$ wise but good quality.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Kid-friendly, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Casual, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Disabled Access, Neighborhood Gem
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food4
ambience3
service2
value2

 
 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 5 March 2017

The food was good but over priced. The service was not good - when I suggested that the salt grinder didn't work the wait staff told me that I was wrong! not a good look. The retail area was a huge disappointment - my friends came ready to 'buy up big' but there was hardly anything to buy. What's happening - the place looks like it is closing down. The coffee from the bakery was good.

Tags: Afternoon Coffee
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food5
ambience4
service5
value4

 
 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 23 February 2017

Elaborate yet simple delicious fresh and tasty food. Amazing blends of flavours and textures. A real feast for the palate. Good service and easy parking. Can't wait to return a third time.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Vegan, Good for Birthdays
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food5
ambience4
service5
value4

 
 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 17 February 2017

Birthday dinner for my husband. Staff very willing to help with menu choices and accommodate special requests for the children. Attentive staff and beautiful food. We will be back.

Tags: Good for a Date, Worth the Drive
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food4
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service4
value4

 
 (Las Vegas)·Dined on 16 February 2017

8 of us enjoyed lunch here. To start, we shared 3 pizzas followed by the Gnocchi, the Duck Fusilli and the Beetroot Risotto and 2 salads. There was plenty and it was all delicious and washed down with 2 bottles of Sauvignon Blanc. Desserts were really excellent too. Very reasonable and highly recommended

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays
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food5
ambience4
service5
value4

 
 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 14 February 2017

Went for Valentines dinner and was pleasantly surprised food and service was excellent! Normally on these occasions the food and service with a set menu is under par, but not this time. We did have an early dinner (6pm), so it wasn't busy yet. Highly recommended!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Kid-friendly, Business Meals, Comfort Food, Authentic
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food5
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service5
value5

 
 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 11 February 2017

My Fiancé and I loved everything about our experience at Mercato Cucina.
From the moment we walked in until the very end when we went home with restaurant made bread.
The staff were very helpful and made sure we were looked after.
The food, my goodness. From the very first dishes our antipasto then mains were amazing we really enjoyed it. We also enjoyed our glass of red and wanted to company it with a platter of cheese and asked the waiter if it was possible... he said he would ask the chef.
He came back and told us the chef would be more then happy to make the cheese platter for us. The chef made a beautiful plate with cheeses from all over the world with fruit and dried grapes. And to finish off we had deserts that tasted amazing. Our experience was one we will not forget. And will go back to.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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food5
ambience4
service1
value4

 
 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 10 February 2017

The food here was excellent, except for my partners meal. He asked for his serlion steak cooked medium but it came well done and it was tough meat. For the price we paid for this meal it was not worth it. A bit disappointed. I would recommend this restaurant as the food was very tasty but I would not go back myself because even though food was nice the service was very slow and the attitude from some waiters were very rude.
We celebrated my partners birthday here and when the cake was brought out there was no knife to cut it and had to wait nearly 10 minutes for a knife.
Every time we asked for a drink it took a minimum of 10 to 15 minutes to bring our drinks and some times it was only 1 beer we asked for. It should not take 10 minutes to bring a beer to the table.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Afternoon Coffee
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food4
ambience4
service3
value4

 
 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 4 February 2017

We had the fish, pasta and pizza and they're all fresh and delicious. The restaurant does get quite loud when it's

Tags: Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Good for Groups
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 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 30 January 2017

Having been a regular in the coffee and deli area of Mercato e Cucina in Gladesville, we were happy to find the dining restaurant followed up the same warm Italian-style family service and good-hearted meals. Service and the chefs' work was all very enjoyable - the menu interesting and the delivered meals - both pastas and the fish and pork - interesting and value-able.
We will continue to regard Mercato highly and look forward to further visits to this slightly out-of-the-way-of the-usual restaurant.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch
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food4
ambience4
service5
value5

 
 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 28 January 2017

I enjoyed the fantastic service and the ambience the staff were very attentive
Food presentation was perfect

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays
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food4
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service5
value4

 
 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 18 January 2017

Nice food, great service! I'll definitely come again.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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food4
ambience4
service3
value3

 
 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 8 January 2017

Our waiter was hard to understand and he left or finished his shift half way through our evening. This meant no other waiter specifically looked after us. We waited ages for our desserts to be take and had to call a waiter for drinks. It is fairly expensive.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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food5
ambience4
service4
value4

 
 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 7 January 2017

A great place with great food. Highly recommended.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Local Ingredients, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic
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food5
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value3

 
 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 3 January 2017

Our lunch was beautiful, it was our second visit & we will be coming back for sure.
Great staff!

Tags: Comfort Food, Authentic, Local Ingredients, Worth the Drive
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food5
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service5
value4

 
 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 28 December 2016

We ordered 11 items and all of them were great, including the burrata, the woodfired pizza and the sinful chocolate dessert. We stayed chatting most of the afternoon and the waiter did not rush us at all, and was happy to keep bringing coffees and so on.

Tags: Authentic, Good Vegetarian Options
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food5
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service4
value3

 
 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 28 December 2016

Love it here! Food is amazing and the staff are usually super friendly :)

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive
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food4
ambience3
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value3

 
 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 23 December 2016

Great food and coffee, good service, easy parking. Good to be able to then purchase high quality food from their shopping area such as delicatessen goods, groceries, meat and cakes/desserts.

Tags: Afternoon Coffee, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Quick Bite, Great for Lunch, Casual, Great for Brunch, Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups
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food5
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value4

 
 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 16 December 2016

Great food! Fresh, tasty, fantastic meal. Thier pasta (any kinds) and antipasto are so great!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries
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service4
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 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 16 December 2016

This is the third time we have eaten at the Restaurant and it did not fail to please us again in terms of the food and wine. We were a party of 6 people having a Christmas get together as well as celebrating a 70th Birthday. We did find the restaurant a little noisy but for the time of year and good cheer around that is to be expected. Due to a misunderstanding one meal order was incorrect but the matter was rectified without quibble and the correct meal provided speedily. We enjoyed a Sicilian Pinot Grigio with our food. Staff were most pleasant and friendly. We will be back.

Tags: Seasonal, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Casual
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food5
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 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 10 December 2016

Great food, service with a smile and a laugh. The wines recommended to us were perfect. Would highly recommend!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch, Seasonal
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food5
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service4
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 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 3 December 2016

Pizza is delicious and authentic, highly recommend it

Tags: Special Occasion, Afternoon Coffee, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays
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food4
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service4
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 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 26 November 2016

I found the service to be quite slow but they were very friendly, we had to keep flagging them down to make orders etc but when they did come over they were very friendly. The food was really good and the portion sizes were so generous. meals were served in a timely manner and the variety was great.

Tags: Fun, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Outstanding Value
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food4
ambience3
service4
value3

 
 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 25 November 2016

A very enjoyable lunch - good service - tasty food.

Tags: Casual, Great for Lunch
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service3
value2

 
 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 19 November 2016

Food is good, but main meal servings are very small. We were hungrier after dinner than we were before dining. My guests shared the same view and were even compelled to complain about it to our waiter. I don't complain. I vote with my feet and it will be a long time before my wife and I dine at MeC again.

Tags: Casual
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on 19 November 2016

We had read some poor reviews so were a little nervous coming here with our friends. Although we made the table booking well in advance we were taken to the worst table in the restaurant. Next to a very large group in a walkway. We asked to be moved to a quieter area and ended up sitting next to the cold meat cabinet. In spite of that bad beginning we had a great night. The service was excellent and food delious. A little over priced for a cafe but a great night.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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food4
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 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 17 November 2016

Great efficient service delicious dinner shall definitely go back again for breakfast and a lunch

Tags: Casual, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Fun, Good for Groups, Good Vegetarian Options, Healthy
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 (Sydney / NSW)·Dined on 12 November 2016

Plenty of choices on the menu to satisfy all tastes and budgets. Great for groups looking to have a fun night out with good food and service.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Fun
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