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565 Great North Road, Abbotsford, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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  • 3
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Bistecca service

We went to Bistecca with a friend and were a little concerned at some negative reviews. We had excellent service that was friendly and efficient. They were happy for us to sit over our meal for hours. The restaurant is noisy but that is a reflection of its popularity especially with large local... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 6, 2014
Robert H
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Sydney, Australia
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English first
Sydney, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Tricky one to review. Great location and vibe for this modern Italian restaurant. Food was good, but not great. Just needs a bit of tweaking to improve. A tad overpriced and with young inexperienced foreign staff is what made it only so-so.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

I have been to dinner twice this month at Bistecca and found the service , food and ambiance fantastic. I would highly recommend it.

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Perth, Australia
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

There have been many good reports on this restaurant but we were disappointed. The service was good, but the food was extremely oily and rich. It was loud within the restaurant so don't go for romantic dinner. The price was on the expensive side for what we ordered. The staff were very helpful though. Wouldn't go again, but it's worth... More 

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Bertrange, Luxembourg
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Been here in several occasions and meat dishes, calamari dishes and pizzas have been absolutely great. Congratulations

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Dorset
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We recently attended a child's birthday party hosted by the Russell family with many adults also enjoying the warmth and friendliness of this establishment.Frank made us all so welcome and the food and service were relaxed yet excellent.The staff made sure that the children ate their gorgeous pizzas at a long table which could be overseen by parents and then,while... More 

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Marsfield, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We have been here a few times now and each time a very enjoyable experiance & easy to park. There isn't a huge selection on the menu but this only makes it easier to choose what to order . I have had the pasta, rissotto and meat dishes each time they have been delish . The pasta ragu is to... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We went to Bistecca with a friend and were a little concerned at some negative reviews. We had excellent service that was friendly and efficient. They were happy for us to sit over our meal for hours. The restaurant is noisy but that is a reflection of its popularity especially with large local family groups.The ambience comes from the restored... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We have dined at Bistecca a few times now. On the first occassion, my plate of pasta was so salty I couldn't eat it. Thankfully the staff were quite attentive on that occassion and had noticed that I wasn't enjoying my meal. I told them the problem and they were quick to discount it from our meal and also provided... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014 via mobile

My partner and I came here based on all of the positive reviews but we are either missing the point or the diners of Abbotsford are happy to settle for a dining experience that is nothing short of disgraceful. Service was tired and awkward. Such bad energy. We had to ask for everything - menus, drinks, water, the bill. Everything.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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161 reviews 161 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

We have dined at Bistecca a number of times since they first opened. Our first experiences weren't great so we had a long gap between visits. Lately though, we have returned and it has become a favourite. There is a good range of food, authentic pizza and pasta options. Good, friendly and Italian speaking service staff. Indoor and outdoor dining... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 565 Great North Road, Abbotsford, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney  >  Abbotsford

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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