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Il Buco

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142A Liverpool Road, Enfield, Sydney, New South Wales NSW 2136, Australia
(02) 9747 5179
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Consitent, long established old fashioned Italian done well.

Sometimes a restaurant is great because it never disappoints and Il Bucco is just that... predictable, reliable, consistently good... never exceptional but never ordinary either...

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 25, 2015
woftam66
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Sometimes a restaurant is great because it never disappoints and Il Bucco is just that... predictable, reliable, consistently good... never exceptional but never ordinary either...

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Thank woftam66
Tuross Head, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

What a superb meal we enjoyed at Il Buco. From the moment we arrived to the moment we left we were treated very professionally with excellent service by friendly and attentive staff. It was our first visit to this restaurant and won't be our last! The suggestions made to us were spot on to our particular tastes. I could not... More 

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Thank Jill G
Albury, Australia
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

we stayed for a few nights in Burwood for a work conference - wow what a great find, this was across the road! the wonderful waiter had us laughing before we sat down. The menu was just wonderful, specials were great too & the four types of fish on that day. Our wine was tops. The sweets are worth a... More 

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Thank susan k
Sydney, Australia
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150 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Having eaten at this restaurant many times over a 20 year period, we have seen owners change , expansions of the premises and many other renovations. It is one of those places that has always been at the forefront of our mind when it comes to Italian food. Recently my wife and I thought we would give it a go... More 

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Thank steve w
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

Outstanding food. Good portions. Friendly professional staff who were keen to provide an Italian ambience. I have eaten here twice on trips to Sydney and would come again. CAVEAT I arrived early.

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Thank JJWme
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

The worst service of any restaurant I have ever been to. The owner is very loud and in your face rude. If you are looking for a nice place to eat, try the Thai place across the road.

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Thank David G
Baulkham Hills, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Wednesday night, no booking, family staying across the road so we decided to catch up over an Italian meal. Greeted at the door with an uncertain look when we mentioned we had not booked, but the array of empty tables in that half of the restaurant had us slightly bemused, so can only guess that they wanted to keep us... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This is one of our local restaurants, and we do love coming here! Service can be a bit hit-and-miss (can also be overattentive), however we love the atmosphere and the food is fine. Desserts are amazing and generous - the tiramisu is stunning! Definitely come here if you like a cozy, warm atmosphere - food and service are not standouts... More 

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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant appeared to be welcoming when we first arrived as guests of our Sydney friends. The entrees were quite interesting and served promptly. The mains were uninspiring and the truffle risotto was bland. The portions were generous. The lingering memory however will be the debacle surrounding the serving of digestivi. One "amaro" was appropriately coloured brown, the other was... More 

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Haberfield, Australia
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76 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

The combination of great food, excellent service and the warmth of the reception from the proprietors and staff make this restaurant a necessary experience. Don't be fooled by the photo on the page because it is NOT a photo of Il Buco at Enfield

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 142A Liverpool Road, Enfield, Sydney, New South Wales NSW 2136, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: (02) 9747 5179

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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