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Santini Pizza e Cucina

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470 Esplanade, Torquay, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
0741255880
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: trading hours: wed to sun from 5.30 pm - onwards closed Monday and...
trading hours: wed to sun from 5.30 pm - onwards closed Monday and Tuesdaytake away / no delivery
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Visitor rating
  • 90
    Excellent
  • 69
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Italian Food

This is one of the best Italian pizzeria restaurants that ai have been to outside Italy. It is a family business and people there are very friendly. Even when the dining room is full it never looks crowded. Best to book a table as the place can get busy especially at weekends. The food is very good... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 17, 2015
Carol C
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Hervey Bay
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  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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English first
Hervey Bay
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This is one of the best Italian pizzeria restaurants that ai have been to outside Italy. It is a family business and people there are very friendly. Even when the dining room is full it never looks crowded. Best to book a table as the place can get busy especially at weekends. The food is very good and the quality... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Very nice food and pleasant staff. Interior is modern and very nice. We had lovely pasta, salad and Australian wine. Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.

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Hervey Bay, Australia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Great food. Good service. Warm atmosphere. Some traditional stuff plus something different. Wide range of dishes.

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Boyne Island, Australia
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

These would have to be the tastiest pizzas I have ever had (and that is a few), restaurant was full which is always a good sign but we wanted takeaway so we could sit on the beach opposite and enjoy the food. Well worth the visit

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Brisbane, Australia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Always amazing value. Cheap and cheerful meal, food always comes out hot and fresh. Downside is that it's very noisy due to concrete floors and brick walls, but sometimes this adds to the festive mood of the place. Always full of people. Brilliant!

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Cooloola Cove, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

OMG! What a terrible experience. all was good till the waitress came over and asked how our entee of Brushcetta was. We said we were not happy and that it wasnt very good. Well then the waitress proceeded to argue with us about it. So then they made us wait about an hour and when questioned about where our food... More 

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Wodonga, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Not bad for what you pay for Lighting is a bit dim for my taste but I get the ambiance they are trying to create We've been there twice Both times the food was about a 7/10 id rate it higher but both my dishes (marinara spaghetti) were oily nearly too oily to eat. I've heard the pizzas are good... More 

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Wanaka, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We were trying to find somewhere still serving meals after 9pm on a Saturday night. On entering, it was obvious the waitress was conferring with the kitchen as to whether they were still cooking and they did decide to seat us if we chose our meals quickly. This was fine, but the obvious remarks and virtual rolling of eyes (we... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We go back every year. I always have a pasta dish. My husband had a risotto which he couldn't fault. The girls had pizzas which they enjoyed. Drinks are pretty cheap too and it is BYO.

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Brisbane
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Beautiful food, great service, reasonably priced! We were recommended this place upon check in to our hotel and so glad we listened to Rob's advice. Beautiful duck fettucini, and the pizzas are gorgeous too!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 470 Esplanade, Torquay, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Fraser Coast  >  Hervey Bay  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: 0741255880

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

trading hours: wed to sun from 5.30 pm - onwards closed Monday and Tuesdaytake away / no delivery

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