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Alio

Inner South
Italian, Contemporary
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5 Baptist St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
(02) 8394-9368
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Feast

We had a Italian degustation menu, 11 courses. Every dish was tasty. Some were antipasti or entre type dishes. Plenty to eat. Majority of the dishes were excellent. Paying $49 for a couple was good value. Will visit again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

We had a Italian degustation menu, 11 courses. Every dish was tasty. Some were antipasti or entre type dishes. Plenty to eat. Majority of the dishes were excellent. Paying $49 for a couple was good value. Will visit again.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

Like others, we were on a Groupon voucher for a degustation mean and the value is extraordinary. Could not believe the menu which showed not only a huge number of dishes but a wonderful variety of dishes - all different and the quality was far superior to what you would expect from the price. With Lynn's wheat and dairy allergies,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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98 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

We went on a Groupon voucher for a 10 course degustation for an anniversary dinner. It was simply sensational and we loved every course. Being non meat eaters they substituted sausage for arancinis and fusili with meat for ravioli with pumpkin and chestnuts ( simply delicious). A beautiful BAROSSA Chardonnay and samples of three great dolces and dinner was done.... More 

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Bondi, Australia
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35 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

We ahve eaten at Alio a number fo times, as a couple and in a group with friends. On each occasion we went for the degustation with the matched wines and found it superb. Service is great, and really compliments the experience.

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Ballarat, Australia
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

We ate at Alio on 10 December. The menu and service could not be faulted, even though we were using a Groupon deal. It was my birthday, and a cake and sparkler were presented at the end of the meai, including Happy Birthday on the plate. It was a wonderful end to a most enjoyable meal. We were asked if... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

Booked a group of 8 and orderd a degustation menu expecting to have enough of food. Portions are very small and nothing special, pasta and resotto had no flavour, no salt.Waiter could not keep up with orders like soft drinks, and coffee was served after the dessert was finished.I been to that restaurant before and had a much better experience... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

Had dinner at Alio last night and have to say the service level was shocking. We had made a reservation but it took them 15 mins to have a table ready. Food was average, charged us $12.50 for 4 slices of bread. We had to ask to have our order taken, ask for driinks, ask for dessert - very disappointing

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Sydney, Australia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

We went on Friday evening and were pleasantly surprised at the quality and quantity of the food at this lovely friendly restaurant. Very busy but the food kept coming out at regular intervals. We enjoyed the variety of the food and have no complaints about it..

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Sydney
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012 via mobile

My boyfriend and I go here every few months, it's definitely our favourite restaurant. We usually have the degustation, sometimes with matching wines and have never been disappointed! The service is always amazing and the food is just devine. My fave is the ravioli with sage butter. YUM! If you're not up for the degustation, they do have a delicious... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

We booked for our anniversary degustation and were disappointed. The food was average and not very creative. For the money it was okay but I wouldn’t recommend it. Between each means they wait about 15-20 minutes before bringing the next dish and as the dishes were very small we were still hungry when we left. It took about 3.5 hours... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5 Baptist St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Inner South
  • Neighborhood: Inner South
  • Phone Number: (02) 8394-9368

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Contemporary

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