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496 Bourke St | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
+61293616163
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Ranked #555 of 5,256 Restaurants in Sydney
Price range: $0 - $25
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Takeout
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Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Takeout
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Sydney, Australia
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This is a place that is not over assuming. Simple and non aggressive in its appearance or ambience it sits well within its location and entices the passer by to try and sample what it has on offer. We dined there for dinner mid week and the food was wonderful, fresh and extremely well presented and cooked. Great choice for... More

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Sydney, Australia
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We went to Il Barretto on Saturday night, early as they don't take bookings. The food and service were excellent and we had a great evening. My son asked when we could go back soon after we left. We will certainly be returning.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

went to Il Baretto for dinner on Saturday and had the most delicious meal. have been there before and the food does not disappoint. We had the calamari to start and me and my friend both had pasta dishes (from the specials menu). I had the papardelle with duck ragu and was so-ooo delicious. I cannot recommend this restaurant enough... More

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Sydney, Australia
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90 reviews 90 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This was my second visit to this restaurant, and I was not disappointed. The bruschetta was fresh and tasty and our pasta dishes were very nice. The gnocchi is hand made and definitely a step up from the ordinary. I just loved my porcini risotto. Portions are generous, but the staff are more than happy to box any leftovers. It's... More

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Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

I went there to carbo load before city to surf having not been on a Saturday night for a while. The vibe is only exceeded by the food. I loved the arabiata and a salad with rocket and parmesan. The gnocchi is also just lush...for desert I had both tiramisu and the panecotta because I couldn't decide. I still don't... More

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Sydney
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I first came here around 20 years ago and I love that so little has changed. Still wonderful pastas, salads and first rate service. The specials are still written on butcher's paper and are still fantastic - recommended dishes are the spicy sausage polenta and the duck ragu - however I rarely go past the lasagne. It's rich and made... More

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Sydney, Australia
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59 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This little Italian restaurant is quite difficult to get into as they don't take bookings. However, it's worth persisting. The food is great and as close to authentic Italian as I've had for a while. The bruschetta is divine as is the homemade gnocchi and risotto. I'm not usually a dessert person, but I could have easily gone a second... More

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

This is what real authentic Italian, cooked well is all about. Great ambience and customer service. Complimentary to how wonderful, silky and flavorsome the pasta was. We will definitely be coming back!

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Sydney, Australia
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Arrived early to the usual line up and was lucky enough to get a table on a busy Friday night. The service as always was prompt and attentive. I have eaten at this restaurant quite a few times and always enjoyed it. Unfortunately I found the food to be really average this visit. The lasagne was flavourless, garlic bread over... More

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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

A classic BYO Italian restaurant in Surry Hills. Wonderful dishes such as the beef carpaccio. Thinly shaved beef with fresh slices of pecorino cheese slices, rocket leaves and a dash of balsamic. One of their trademark dishes is the duck ragu. Tender, rich gamey duck meat ragu on a bed of soft pasta. Great value for money FYI for the... More

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Address: 496 Bourke St | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
Phone Number: +61293616163
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
Average Prices: USD 0 - 25
Cuisine: Italian

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