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565 Great North Road, Abbotsford, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ranked #4 of 16 Restaurants in Abbotsford
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

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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108 reviews 108 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 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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Cheshire
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014 via mobile

I'll keep my review short as I wouldn't want to spend more time writing this than I did waiting for my coffee at the end of my meal - which may still be getting brewed, as it didn't turn up after 20 minutes of waiting. The staff were all miserable, apart from one really nice guy who took our order.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

this local abbots ford eatery has good food, sharp attentive service and a nice feel in summer or winter. Lots of outdoor spaces for the summer add to the varied experiences.....and the food is good. Reasonable value for a family meal or a night out.

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Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Enjoyed a great night with friends. Service was excellent and the gnocchi to die for. Staff were quite friendly and extremely helpful. Would definitely recommend to friends.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

We jut loved it all, food and service. Very generous servings and great taste. If you don't like noise which we don't go for table outside in herb garden (even in winter nice and worm with outdoor heaters. Inside is very noisy as the night goes on. Also partner had to change for metal chair as a bit to narrow... More 

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

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