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“Disappointing in Parramatta” 3 of 5 stars
Review of City Extra

City Extra
301 Church St, Parramatta, New South Wales 2150, Australia
61 2 9633 1188
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Ranked #82 of 247 Restaurants in Parramatta
Cuisines: Australian
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night
Sydney, Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
“Disappointing in Parramatta”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

We went on a Sunday and 2 of us had what they called journo burgers. We both came up with the same complaint, the meat patties were dry and with little flavour. How hard can it be to make them juicy and flavourful like a good burger should be?
I won't bother going again unless it's during the week when they have "specials" and they improve the burgers.
That street is full of restaurants, if they want the business they need to lift their game.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Parramatta, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Quiet with simple food”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013 via mobile

Ordered mix plate to share with partner. It was filling and enough to share but food was just okay. Sausage tasted like sausage from the BBQ, chicken pieces were small and burnt on the outside, steak was palm sized and chips had no real flavour. I had chocolate pancakes for dessert and it was delicious!

Visited August 2013
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56 reviews 56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Yummy breakfast”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013 via mobile

Struggled to find somewhere for a late breakfast and decided to come here. Good prices, lots of options. Had the croissant which was beautiful and the strawberry smoothie was amazing. Good little restaurant on the quay. Will be back.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Sydney, Australia
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315 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 82 cities Reviews in 82 cities
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
“I dont understand the menu”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013 via mobile

Ok the menu is long and large but nothing goes together! It took me a while to get something simple and ended with a muffin. Even a simple burger was hard to understand what is made of..the only thing that helps this place is either location or the 24h service but food wise oh my lordie lord!

    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Sydney
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21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
“Simple food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

The food at City Extra is simple, diner-style food. It's great to pop by for a bite to eat, especially because it opens when many other local restaurants are closed. If ever you want a casual dining experience with traditional diner favorites such as burgers, pizzas, tacos and hot chips then consider city extra. Just a note though, if you love your cappuccino then give it a miss here.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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