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Il Cacciatore Restaurant

609 McDonald Road, Pokolbin, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
+61 2 4998 7639
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Ranked #16 of 51 Restaurants in Pokolbin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Il Cacciatore specializes in Northern Italian Cuisine, it is not fast food. Each pasta , risotto and gnocchi is individually created in the pan, no premade sauces for us. Il Cacciatore is open from 6pm nightly. Il Cacciatore is licensed, reservations recommended Private dining room may seat up to 30 guests. The deck over looking the vineyard and dam is open during the warmer summer months, weather permitting. Take Out of pizzas and pastas are available for pick from 5pm nightly.
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

I went on a saturday night with my partner whilst we stayed at the hunter valley for the weekend. A friend had been not long before and strongly recommended it. We had the scallops and aranchini entrees, beef and gnocci mains and shared the apple pudding for dessert. Our meals were delicious and filling and served with little wait. The... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 NEW

Not easy to find a local restaurant open on a Tuesday with quality food & service, Ambiance good, very quite restaurant, staff friendly, did there bit without intruding on your conversation, this tells me they are well trained in art of service, a lot of Italian restaurants have long menus, II Cacciatore's menu is relatively short, but gives good variety,... More

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Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Great meal! I had Veal Marsala and my husband had the spatchcock - both were lovely meals. They fitted us in as we didn't have a booking and really worked to accommodate us - very friendly & helpful!

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Melbourne, Australia
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80 reviews 80 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Massive serves that will not disappoint. The pasta is great, and the numerous awards confirm what a great little place this is to dine.

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Kingscliff, New South Wales, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

During our recent stay in the Hunter we dined both in and take away . The take away pizzas were delicious and a great meal to eat liesurely at our accommodation. However the best was yet to come. Our dine in meal was excellent. With six diners we choose 4 different mails so must sampling occurred. I am not sure... More

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Sydney, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We stop over at Il Cacciatore for takeaway pizza each visit to the Hunter. The staff (Nicole and Sheree) are very welcoming and eager to please. This time as before, I added a few King Prawns to my favourite meaty pizzas and they were eager to oblige and even offered me a taste of a new wine while I waited.... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Was recommended by a friend to try this restaurant.. Told me it was very nice Italian restaurant... And he was right! The restaurant had a very comfy feel to it. The staff were very friendly. Our waiter even adjusted a entrée for us to suit what we were after. Even gave us a tip to check out a local winery.... More

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Newcastle, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It is attached to Hermitage Lodge, where we stayed, so didn't have to venture far from our room on a cold winter's night.

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Buxton, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Awesome Italian served at this place. Large dishes and reasonably priced. Very busy and has that traditional Italian feel.

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Avoca Beach, Australia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Visited for dinner, chose Slow Roasted Lamb, would be amongst the best I have had, just fell off the bone. Very generous serves, friendly and helpful wait staff excellent service and very busy on a Sunday Evening. Definitely book,and No BYO which seemed a little strange as we had spent the day purchasing wine from nearby wineries and looked forward... More

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Address: 609 McDonald Road, Pokolbin, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 4998 7639
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Cessnock  >  Pokolbin
Cuisine: Italian

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