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Fiasco Ristorante + Bar

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Italian, Pizza, Wine Bar
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65/22 Orlando Street, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
+61 2 6651 2006
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6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Known for a taste sensation and romantic dinning experience that's what you expect and pay for here. Failed on this occasion. Our waitress could hardly speak English making it very difficult to order. We had a steak and pasta, both we felt could have done better at home. An expensive disappointing experience. Our last time.

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Thank craig j
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Overpriced, slightly burnt food only worsened by the extreme amount of time to receive the food and obvious faked accent by some of the staff. Tried a variety of their food and the taste lacked

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Thank Nathan C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Booked in for dinner the service was great it was very busy the wait staff were informative the service was very good. We shared a couple of pizzas the gluten free pizza house made base was exceptional, the the wood fired pizza was very good. I ordered the 250g short rib. The polenta was good the beef was very tough.... More 

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Thank Lucas G
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

delivered an hour late. cold pizza. 5 raviolis for $32. would not expect an 80 dollar meal to be cold and cheap-looking.

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Newcastle, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Shared 2 entrees and a pizza, maybe the best arancini ever. Authentic Italian done well. Service there but not over the top, nice atmosphere and fire. Would come again.

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Thank BMW1150Steve
Port Macquarie, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Ate in bar area. Lovely warm fire. Food quite yummy. Would have liked garlic bread but had to go with garlic focaccia. Service great ☺️

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Thank luvqualityfud
Port Macquarie, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

We ventured here for dinner as a group of 4. Firstly the location is great and it has very stylish decor. The staff are lovely....welcoming, friendly and professional. We all agreed it is quite overpriced and for Italian style could be more reasonably priced. Firstly our wines were $10 and $11 for a very small glass...I realise there are measured... More 

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Thank chris G
fiascocoffs, Owner at Fiasco Ristorante + Bar, responded to this review

just to respond to your comment about the small amount of wine in the glass - our glasses actually hold 500ml - they are large by comparison to other restaurants, and on the menu it is clearly stated that the measurement is 150ml - or 1.5 standard drinks by the RSA guidelines...we could use smaller ( and less stylish glasses)... More 

Coffs Harbour, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Fiasco is a beautiful little restaurant, has great atmosphere and excellent service and lovely food BUT all this is ruined by the exorbitant pricing of their meals and wines. To pay $11 for a glass of white wine is over the top but when that glass is served and it's in a standard wine glass that's only a third full... More 

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Thank rhommy
Diver005, Owner at Fiasco Ristorante + Bar, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Rhommy - and I wish to respond if I may... our wine glasses are the Spiegelau - it is not the standard wine glass used by most of the industry - the one we use for service actually holds 500ml when full so if you are getting a 1/3 full then you are getting more than... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

When my colleague and i entered the place was warm and friendly. As soon as we sat we were forgotten. We were sitting directly in front of the bar service area so it was hard to miss us. We both ordered the Gnocchi and a glass of wine. The wine took forever to come. I thought they were crushing the... More 

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Thank Darby C
Coffs Harbour, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

The venue was lovely, as was the service. However, the price was exorbitant and the meals rather modest. I could not believe how much it cost us two have an entree and main with one glass of wine.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$16 - $29
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Wine Bar
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65/22 Orlando Street, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Coffs Harbour
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6651 2006
Description
The Award winning Fiasco Ristorante + Bar offers simple and traditional Italian Cuisine using the freshest,highest quality local and imported ingredients bringing a taste of Italy to Coffs Harbour. With an extensive International Wine and Beer listing, Fiasco Ristorante + Bar offers a total dining experience. Open Tuesday to Sunday - open from 5pm .Especially popular is our wood fired authentic Italian pizza, popular with local and visitors alike. Consistently featured in the Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide and awarded 2 glasses in the Wine List of the Year Awards.

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