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Il Cacciatore Restaurant

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Italian, Pizza, Pasta
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609 McDonald Road, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
+61 2 4998 7639
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Il Cacciatore specializes in Northern Italian Cuisine, it is not fast...
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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    Very good
  • 39
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely Rustic Restaurant

Our group of four had a beautiful meal at this restaurant. Lovely hearty, tasty food. This restaurant is also open when most others aren't in the Hunter - Thankyou. The service was impeccable and we will definately dine here again next time. A word of advise this restaurant is not your typical... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
Tanya D
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Sydney, Australia
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
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Sydney
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

This is wonderfully authentic restaurant that made me feel like I was actually in Italy. Great food and attentive service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Excellent menu .....wonderful service and great atmosphere. ....bookings essential ....throughly enjoyed our meal but were suprised at how busy they were mid weekb

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Our group of four had a beautiful meal at this restaurant. Lovely hearty, tasty food. This restaurant is also open when most others aren't in the Hunter - Thankyou. The service was impeccable and we will definately dine here again next time. A word of advise this restaurant is not your typical Italian - no pizza oven! But don't let... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I have eaten in here before. Staying at hotel closely on a Monday, not many options in the Hunter. However I saw that this place does take away. Ordered the gnocchi 20 minutes later back in my hotel. Not the same as sitting in a nice restaurant however the food was great. Recommend

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We were staying at the Hermitage Lodge, and on our first night we thought we would eat dinner here as we ended up checking in quite late. The atmosphere was nice, it was quiet, small and not too crowded. The staff were lovely and very attentive while also not being overbearing. The food was very enjoyable, we had the focaccia... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Had dinner booked. Great and friendly service. Wonderful food and lovely atmosphere. Not too expensive. Thoroughly enjoyable evening!!

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I recently dined with my partner at Il Cacciatore and had the most delightful experience. The staff were all exceptional and they have an exquisite Vegetarian menu. Definitely recommend the tortellini! Beautiful, warm, rustic feel to the restaurant, exactly what you would expect to find in the heart of Italy. We will be back as soon as we can, loved... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

On Monday night two of us ate at the restaurant,we were greeted with a welcoming smile and on being seated asked what would we like to drink. Orders taken after some advice on the meals available and my Aged Angus steak was cooked exactly as requested,while my wife raved about her Fettucine dish.Each beer came with a fresh chilled glass.Prior... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

the wonderful people at Il Cacciatore cooked up several beautiful and authentic Italian dishes for us for my wife's 60th birthday on the weekend, we stayed right next door and they fed 12 adults and 4 children off site so a fantastic effort. Their food is fabulous!!!! Unmissable

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Nundle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Great food and service , great wines. We had a wonderful dinner on Friday night, gnocchi making and wines for Lunch, garlic bread, pizzas, cheese platters and coffee on Saturday night. A wonderful and very enjoyable weekend of enjoyment of food and wine, Hunter Valley of course.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Large groups

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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