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Filicudi Restaurant

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11 Ramsay Road, Five Dock, Sydney, New South Wales 2046, Australia
(02) 9713 8733
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5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wed - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good home style Italian...loud and busy.

Well, if you want an intimate 'hand holding' romantic dinner for two perhaps this isn't your place. I have eaten at Filicudi several times. The place is rustic (some may say old) but the feeling that you get when you walk in is warm and inviting. The place does get busy. You will need to book... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Armidale
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Armidale
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Well, if you want an intimate 'hand holding' romantic dinner for two perhaps this isn't your place. I have eaten at Filicudi several times. The place is rustic (some may say old) but the feeling that you get when you walk in is warm and inviting. The place does get busy. You will need to book unless you get there... More 

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Cronulla, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

Had dinner with a friend & we were both disappointed with the menu, the service & the food. The menu is limited & uninspiring, we settled for the prawn cutlets for entree & I had the octopus in spicy tomato sauce for main. The prawns were no better than you can buy frozen in the supermarket with a boring salad... More 

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sydney
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

One of my old time favorites for good honest Italian fare.Its tucked away in an awful location but its homely and traditional. Chianti bottles dangle from above and some scenes of that little gem of an island Filicude adorn the walls. I can't beat the Fungi Trifolati. penne Granchi and the good old scaloppine favorites. They make a great pizza... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Excellent service, atmosphere, staff and food and they've been around for a while. This isn't easy to do in Five Dock because of the high population of Italians. This doesn't make sense at first but Italian restaurants don't last that long in the area because of the old Italian cliche of, "my mum's a better cook than yours" but Filicudi... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We have been here a few times and the food & service is always great! Traditional Italian food, great pizzas and great specials are on the menu. Family friendly and such nice people!

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South West Rocks, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I revisted this restaurant after many years away from the area. There was and reassurance when I entered the restaurant and the murals on the wall were the same as in the 70's, exposed beams in the ceiling decorated with Chainti bottles. The delicious food was just how I remembered. The atmosphere is about as Italian as you will get.... More 

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Sydney Austrailia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The atmosphere is great but has not changed much in 30yrs . The staff are efficient and friendly . It is great for those who like older style cooking .The vegetables are boring and overcooked . The pasta dishes are very good and consistent .The menu could do with an update .Prices are reasonable .A good place for families looking... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Great pizza, fantastic fresh pasta. My wife had the lemon sole fish and it was perfect. All meat dishes are first class. I had the veal and was more than happy. Deserts sensational and everything is reasonably priced. Recommended but make sure you book as it is popular. Also staff are very helpful and friendly.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Good solid Italian food with Sicilian influence. Pure 1960s ambiance with raffia-wrapped Chianti bottles hanging from the ceiling. The food tasted good, the fish and veggies were ever-so-slightly overcooked. The sauces hearty, not delicate. The $39 bottle of Sicilian wine was ordinary. Service was friendly and accommodating. Very noisy when full.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Forget Leichhardt - if you truly want to experience fantastic Italian food, head just down the road to Five Dock. Filicudi has been there for years and is a gem of a restaurant. Amazing home-style Italian cooking, pared with friendly and authentic service. Make sure you order a Bianco garlic pizza, penne granchi with crab and a mascarpone for dessert.

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Additional Information about Filicudi Restaurant

Address: 11 Ramsay Road, Five Dock, Sydney, New South Wales 2046, Australia
Phone Number: (02) 9713 8733
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney  >  Five Dock
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 22 - 88
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11 Ramsay Road, Five Dock, Sydney, New South Wales 2046, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney  >  Five Dock
  • Phone Number: (02) 9713 8733

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 22 - 88
  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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