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La Cita Restaurant & Bar

Mexican, Spanish
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9 Lime Street King St Wharf, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
(02) 9299 9100
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Today
9:00 am - 2:45 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 9:00 am - 2:45 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 16
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 31
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
The best meal we had in sydney!

We had a fantastic lunch meal here with a great view. It was the best meal we had the four days we were there. Only $10 for a massive serving of chicken breast with mushroom sauce and with entre! We were very impressed and the service was fantastic.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 5, 2015
Sarah K
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Brisbane
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Brisbane
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We had a fantastic lunch meal here with a great view. It was the best meal we had the four days we were there. Only $10 for a massive serving of chicken breast with mushroom sauce and with entre! We were very impressed and the service was fantastic.

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Lima
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I used to dine and dance here regularly when I lived in Sydney and thoroughly enjoyed a recent visit for dinner with my family. The atmosphere is great, sitting outdoors down on the harbour and our waitress was adorable. I really like the food there and loved the white wine sangria. They also had kids meals which was convenient as... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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57 reviews 57 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

At the far end of Darling Harbour, so their prices are lower to get people to walk the extra few metres. Food is ok, but service was very slow. If you have time, and want a nice slow meal with a nice view of the ferries/Captain Cook cruise ships, a nice option!

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Sydney, Australia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I have been to this restaurant twice and both times were with vouchers. Even with those I would not go back as the food is just not restaurant quality. Having said that, their seafood paella was surprisingly nice but everything else we have ordered here is sub par. The service and views are OK.

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60 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Lunch specials for $10! Food is very good for the price; steak and salmon available on the lunch menu. Great views of darling harbour. I would definitely recommend for a nice cheap lunch, not sure about paying full prices at dinner time.

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Toronto, Canada
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76 reviews 76 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I hate to submit a negative review, but we love, love, love Mexican food and were sorely disappointed at La Cita. The outdoor seating has a lovely view of Darling Harbour, but that's about the only positive thing I can say about this restaurant. Our beer arrived in salt-rim glasses (this was bizarre)... our water glasses were filthy and the... More 

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65 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

During lunch you can get entree and a main for 12$ which is so good! The portion of salmon is really small, but go for the meat and you'll be sarisfied. The entree is tasty and the service is good. Watch out the seagulls!

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We came here in a group of about 25 on a Saturday night to celebrate a colleague's birthday. Most of us arrived at different times and by the time my wife and I got there, most people had already ordered food. The two of us had actually already eaten dinner but we didn't want to be the only ones at... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We had lunch here on a sunny day and its a great location to take in the views across the harbour. The fish (swordfish and salmon) on the lunch menu were both excellent. The nachos we had as a starter were not great. Hard to screw up Nachos, but they seemed to do it! The beer I was served (in... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

This was a great experience as we don't live in sydney we bought a voucher online for a meal and drink. We really did not know what to expect with the vouchers but we had an excellent Night. We had a shared range of tapas meals which were absolutely devine especially the scallops. The sangria was really nice as well.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9 Lime Street King St Wharf, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: (02) 9299 9100

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, Spanish
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 2:45 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 2:45 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 2:45 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?