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142A Liverpool Road, Enfield, Sydney, New South Wales NSW 2136, Australia
(02) 9747 5179
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Italian meals and plenty of service

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
Maria H
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Baulkham Hills, Australia
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Baulkham Hills, Australia
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 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 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 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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SYDNEY
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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Sydney
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

Last minute call late night and we ended up here, we were pleasantly surprised the food was amazing the staff very good, very accommodating and went the extra mile, they were very busy but you were still attended to promptly. Meals are large servings and great selection available. reasonably priced Great wine selection to accompany the food.

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Meals were a little expensive but what I had was good....my group tried steaks...pasta....a few veal meals...all gave me thumbs up. Nice touch was the hot crisps as a complimentary.

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Australia
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85 reviews 85 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

The food was fresh and tasty. We thought the menu was good with some traditional favourites and some interesting specials. The fig and prosciutto entree what a combination and I thought the Gorgonzola gnocchi was delicious. We were too full for desert but the table to us left nothing but empty plates. The staff were very helpful and professional we... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

This place looks nice, seems clean, but when I visited I encountered the most unfriendly staff I've ever met in my travels. Rude and aggressive manager, interferring, sarcastic and pushy waitress. This critic certainly won't be reviewing them favourably in columns now, and I will never return. The Fawlty Towers style experience left me choking back laughter as the supercilious... More 

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Perth, Australia
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

We recently visited Il Buco while in Sydney for a national Taekwondo competition. The staff accommodated 35 of us within half an hour of us taking half over the restaurant. The food was amazing and the service was very fast. Would love to visit again in the future

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Sussex Inlet, Australia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012

We had a lovely dinner a short time ago...the food was delicious and the service prompt and friendly. Entrees ... 3 of us had the stuffed zucchini flowers (yum) and we all nearly licked the plates clean !! The 4th had the whitebait fritters, which were also very tasty. Mains were all different...the veal saltimbocco, the veal with prawns and... More 

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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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