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Belly Bao

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#828 of 5,139 Restaurants in Sydney
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Asian, Fusion, Taiwanese
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Dinner, Lunch
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Reviewed January 13, 2017

Creative and delicious. One of sydney best kept secrets. Home to the Baoger, this in my opinion although not traditional is my favourite burger in Sydney! All their other standard bao menu items are senstational, my favourite being the pork cracking and the panko chicken,...More

Date of visit: December 2016
1  Thank itd-be-rude-not-to
Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Bao Wow Wow Yippy Yo Yippy Yay!!!! Where my Baos at!?!? This isn't your typical bao you'd find in Chinatown. If you've never had the pleasure of sinking your teeth into one of those delicious fluffy buns, do your life a favor and make your...More

Date of visit: November 2015
2  Thank TheodoreDee
Reviewed July 24, 2016

The buns were excellent. The filling was a 7/10 at best. Soft shell crab- light on filling and had raw seafood smell. Pork belly- crackling was crispy but the wrong and hard type of crackle that's more western then Chinese. Beef ribs were dry and...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Mike S
Reviewed May 21, 2016

These deconstructed hybrid pork buns are awesome. I had a hard time deciding between the braised pork and roast pork with crackling so got em both. Crackling is the winner for me and braised pork sibling is a "meh, ive had better" kind of let...More

Date of visit: September 2015
1  Thank thenextrush
Reviewed May 18, 2016

Great cheap food with AMAZING cocktails. Loved the watermellon drink that came in the pitcher. Should be open more!

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank Julie S
Reviewed March 10, 2016

Crispy chicken, crackly pork and chilli tofu!! Yummy as. Also had a thai salad with chilli coleslaw. What a great combination. Dim and dark ambience, in a downstairs bar, I managed to raise the average age by 3 decades, but it felt great. Welcoming and...More

Date of visit: March 2016
1  Thank Nancy W
Reviewed February 10, 2016 via mobile

Pics are I think self explanatory! Simple concept and menu with great taste! Check it out.. Similar to flesh and buns in London, just with a more limited menu and you don't prepare buns yourself! Desserts were super delicious too! Chilled out atmosphere - connected...More

Date of visit: February 2016
1  Thank carrie_abroad
Reviewed January 28, 2016 via mobile

Belly Bao ticks all the boxes. Great atmosphere, great music, friendly service and the food is nothing short of amazing. The boas are delicious (we had slow cooked pork belly & crispy tofu), the papaya salad was awesome and the sweet potato fries rocked. Any...More

Date of visit: January 2016
1  Thank PadreJose
Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

Be prepared to find the place inside what looks like a pub/club, just walk in all the way. Menu is simple and cheap ($7 per bao). Had the crackling pig belly bao and the beef one, both were perfect. Took the sweat potato fries, which...More

Date of visit: January 2016
1  Thank Nadav L
Reviewed December 25, 2015

Creative twist on the Baos, great cocktails but the wait is ridiculous! Reservations is recommended otherwise you'll be lining up for at least 30 minutes just to get a table.

Date of visit: May 2015
1  Thank Elise N
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