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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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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 16
    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
Would Definitely consider walking the whole strip before coming here

unfortunately not the evening we had planned on having down at la cita. un-knowlegable staff that didn't know what "corkage" was... cocktails made with more ice then Alcohol or Juice... Aged and ruined menus that made for difficult reading... plus slow service although there was only 6 people... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
DarrenHalls
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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113 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Adelaide, Australia
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

We should have realized we were in trouble when after ordering Sangria the waitress asked if we would like something to drink! The Sangria when it at last arrived was more lemonade than wine but it tasted OK which was more than can be said about our food. As this was supposed to be a Spanish/ Mexican resaurant my husband... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Quite possible the best steak I've ever had.. Still sat here now nice atmosphere, not too busy, gorgeous views, food for me has simply been excellent and the staff friendly.

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London, United Kingdom
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193 reviews 193 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

unfortunately not the evening we had planned on having down at la cita. un-knowlegable staff that didn't know what "corkage" was... cocktails made with more ice then Alcohol or Juice... Aged and ruined menus that made for difficult reading... plus slow service although there was only 6 people dining at the time we sat down made for an unpleasant evening,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

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
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

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
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64 reviews 64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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
135 reviews 135 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 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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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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