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Shop 1/41 Terry St, Rozelle, Sydney, New South Wales 2039, Australia
(02) 9810 3355
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  • 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 honest restaurant

Been here a few times and it is consistently good. You wouldn't say it's the best Italian restaurant in Sydney, but I think it is one of the best restaurants in the Balmain area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
Phil D
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Lilyfield NSW
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Lilyfield NSW
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8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Been here a few times and it is consistently good. You wouldn't say it's the best Italian restaurant in Sydney, but I think it is one of the best restaurants in the Balmain area.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Lovely cozy restaurant backing onto the bay run in Rozelle. Very attentive service, in fact a little too attentive. Pizza's a little bland but not too bad. Reasonably priced for the area. Doubt we will return.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We love this place and go there at least once a month. Seafood pasta is deli. It has nice pieces of fresh seafood. We absolutely love the tiramisu and the pizzas are pretty good too.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We came to celebrate mothers day and the restaurant had a pleasant interior and plenty of polite and well trained waitresses on hand. The menu sounded good and there were a few good special dishes also. We went ahead and ordered a rosemary pizza and sizzling garlic prawns to share for entree. The shrimp came first and were plump moorish... More 

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Drummoyne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Food always great, service always great, good place to go to for a wonderful night.... We have been here many times and never been disappointed. When you arrive you feel like they are old friends.

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We went as a group of 8 for a family lunch. We had the starters first (garlic bread and bruschettas) which were really big and yummy. Then we had to wait quite a while for the mains (more than 20 minutes) but it was fine, because you want to digest the food first. The mains were all excellent. The deserts... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This little restaurant is tucked away in a quiet location in Rozelle and we found the whole lunch fantastic. Every meal we ordered from entrée to dessert was full of flavour and presented perfectly. The added character of the Italian staff added to a true Italian experience. The zucchini flowers stuffed with crab and prawns is really worth a try... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Tucked away in the back streets of Rozelle is this gem of a restaurant, well known by the locals. Expect fresh seafood, the best stuffed zucchini flowers on the planet, and true Italian service. We take every visitor, & we have never been disappointed. Yes, parking can be a problem, but it is everywhere on the peninsula, & there is... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

The food was good but they have the price vs. portion size wrong. My main issue was with the veal - 3 small escalopes and 3 pieces of broccolini for $28 is a bit steep. The fillet steak was better value at $34 as there were more vegetables. The meagre portions gnocchi and insalata caprese were delicious, but both needed... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I went there for Mother's day and the food was delicious, we had pizza, ravioli and the seafood puttanesca and everything was spot on. I will come back.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Shop 1/41 Terry St, Rozelle, Sydney, New South Wales 2039, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney  >  Rozelle
  • Phone Number: (02) 9810 3355

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  • Cuisine: Italian

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