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Italian at the Pacific

2 Bay Street, | 2481, Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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Ranked #20 of 135 restaurants in Byron Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Byron Bay, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Excellent well trained and friendly staff provided all your needs. Entre, main and desert all were high quality, and great flavors-tastes

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Byron Bay
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49 reviews 49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Every time I visit Italian it is always good! The food is lovely on all counts, from entree, to main, to dessert. The service is usually very good - although on my last visit it could have been better, nobody likes to remind waitstaff they ordered something that didn't arrive etc. Especially when you are apparently paying for the service... More

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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I have visited Byron a couple of times and never had really great 'food' experiences, until I discovered this little gem. The food isn't cheap, but it isn't very expensive either, and the quality was absolutely beautiful. When a friend wasn't sure if she would like a particular goat's cheese (with walnuts and burnt butter sauce) the chef offered to... More

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Sydney
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

The pasta was fantastic, the service excellent and a very good wine list. It's slightly more expensive that other Byron eateries but you are paying for the atmosphere, the location and the service. Highly recommend.

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Varsity Lakes, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

As you walk up the small fenced entrance to this place you would never expect to be greeted with such a welcoming and well thought out building. Whether you sit indoor or outdoor there's no cheap seats here. Very friendly waiter started conversation and in talking I mentioned it was my ladys birthday and he seated us on an enormous... More

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

Went to the restaurant to celebrate a friends birthday. Service was great and the food well prepared. Great wine list. Overall the four of us had great food and an enjoyable night.

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Palm Beach, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I had the pork belly for my entree and it was just beautiful. Crispy crackly and moist pull apart meat. I don't think I have had better. For the main I had eye fillet on a bed of puréed cannelinni beans with truffle and asparagus. I asked for medium rare and it was cooked perfectly. The meal was accompanied by... More

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Perth
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

You can't beat the amazing food, service and atmosphere. The pasta is to die for and the arancini is the best I have ever had.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We visited here with a large group and had a set menu. It was excellent. The food is original Italian and contemporary twists as well. The salmon was gorgeous as was the duck! Lovely ambience. I would highly recommend.

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London
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74 reviews 74 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

The flip side of a beachfront location in Byron could be the enormously popular and potentially noisy next door Beach Front Hotel, however this proved not to be an issue, even with 300 hungry patrons. The Pacific is suitably set back and very private once inside. The initial meet and greet could be improved as you have to walk past... More

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