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Targa

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Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese
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11 Marvell Street | Byron Bay, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
+61 2 6680 9960
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Contemporary food in a classic setting. Our coffee, Genovese Super Brazil...
Contemporary food in a classic setting. Our coffee, Genovese Super Brazil blend...Rich and flavoursome with caramel nut and vanilla notes.Our menu, inspired by the chef's travels through Italy, Spain, Portugal and France, using quality ingredients and local produce where possible. Escape and enjoy our spacious, corner-side restaurant with casual yet attentive service for breakfast lunch and dinner, 7 days. Or drop by for a cocktail or wine, licensed to serve beverages at all times without food.
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TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 110
    Excellent
  • 66
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Nice spot, very average coffee, food ok

Off the tourist main strip, thankfully, and a pleasant little cafe. We stopped in for Breakfast and the food was fairly good but the coffee was cold and woeful. I've had better in a Styrofoam cup at a sporting event.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Brian A
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Surfers Paradise, Australia
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Off the tourist main strip, thankfully, and a pleasant little cafe. We stopped in for Breakfast and the food was fairly good but the coffee was cold and woeful. I've had better in a Styrofoam cup at a sporting event.

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Stockholm, Sweden
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Classy and modern take on italian food. A bit ambigious wine recommendations but otherwise great atmosphere.

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Brussels, Belgium
Top Contributor
377 reviews 377 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Byron bay is "toursisty" by excellence and for the best and the worse. The center is full of restaurants for the non locally people: a kind of ibiza A good point Targa is a little out....large terrace, not crowdy in the evening. The service is efficient and friendly The food is tasty, large menu, good value....really good choice for a... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

Visited Targa on a Wednesday night, very calm relaxed environment. Great wine and beer choices. Food was excellent. We had gnocchi and the sirloin. Service was very friendly and efficient!

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Sydney, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The restaurant fit out is basic but very nice and reminded me of the sort of trendy trattoria you expect to fine in the back streets of Rome, Melbourne or Darlinghurst. The food was excellent as well inspired by traditional peasant Italian fare. Well worth a visit with a nice glass of wine.

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The service was great. The food was exceptional with a great wine list. The restaurant was not too packed unlike most in Byron. Great music, I believe mainly by a guy called DJ Fulltracks. But to top it all off the kitchen looked spotless and hygienic. You can almost see your reflection in the finely washed crockery. The stove top... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Great contemporary restaurant with beautiful food - on my recent visit there I had gnocchi with peas, broad beans and pesto, then honey pannacotta for desert. Both dishes were fantastic. Highly recommend.

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Darwin, Australia
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

The best part of eating here was the staff. Very helpful and friendly. Food was Okay, basically simple and not a lot to choose from.

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Byron Bay, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I mostly like this place. It falls perfectly into this category I have made in my head of wealthy Sydney types moving into the area and doing what works down there - Full Disclosure - I have no idea if these people are even from Sydney but it is a descriptive tool that I think most people can grasp. As... More 

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Rhodes
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Food was fantastic, started with a few tempura oysters, then a fegola (a mixed seafood dish) and the shitake mushroom risotto. Staff were friendly and helpful and although it isn't a cheap restaurant, the food and wine are well worth a special occasion.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11 Marvell Street | Byron Bay, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Byron Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6680 9960

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese

Description

Contemporary food in a classic setting. Our coffee, Genovese Super Brazil blend...Rich and flavoursome with caramel nut and vanilla notes.Our menu, inspired by the chef's travels through Italy, Spain, Portugal and France, using quality ingredients and local produce where possible. Escape and enjoy our spacious, corner-side restaurant with casual yet attentive service for breakfast lunch and dinner, 7 days. Or drop by for a cocktail or wine, licensed to serve beverages at all times without food.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?