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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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9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 9:00 am - 2:45 pm

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 29
    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
Lovely place

We had a lovely time at La Cita. Great food, seafood tasted fresh and fajitas were wonderful. Waiting time minimal. Used a Groupon voucher but we left a tip as well because the food was so good! Paella was so yummy and big servings too. Would recommend this place. Shocked to see negative reviews... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
Chanelle H
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Sydney, Australia
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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109 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Sydney, Australia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

We had a lovely time at La Cita. Great food, seafood tasted fresh and fajitas were wonderful. Waiting time minimal. Used a Groupon voucher but we left a tip as well because the food was so good! Paella was so yummy and big servings too. Would recommend this place. Shocked to see negative reviews, maybe they have changed hands??? Anyway... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We had lunch a few days ago with two friends at this King Street Wharf restaurant. Each couple had a seafood platter for two at a cost of $125 per platter. As we had purchased on line discount vouchers, the cost was $76 for each platter. The seafood platter includes a bottle of wine which is pretty good value. There... More 

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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
4 helpful votes 4 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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62 reviews 62 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
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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78 reviews 78 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
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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7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?