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Il Cacciatore Restaurant

609 McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
+61 2 4998 7639
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“cacciatore” (24 reviews)
“pasta” (50 reviews)
“takeaway pizza” (11 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
609 McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I had dinner here last night and liked it so much we went back. The staff are friendly and attentive, the food reasonably priced for the hunter and not to mention delicious! Beautiful setting overlooking the pond with elegant music. An all...More

Thank Em B
Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I were staying Monday and Tuesday night in the Hunter Valley for our wedding anniversary and found that many of the restaurants with higher ratings were closed. We thought we’d give this a try and were so thankful the others had not...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have to book very busy. Beautiful authentic meals. Reasonably priced, friendly staff. A little out of the way but a hidden gem.

Thank alex2856
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is busy because it is that good, you should book. 2 sittings, 6:00 pm and 8:00 pm I think. Beautiful, beautiful food, great service, nice wine, great atmosphere, great value.

Thank Millers68
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I enjoyed the food so much we went again the next night. And food was amazing both nights. Very friendly staff, reasonable price. Not modern decor, typical of old Italian, but very clean. When in the Hunter Valley well worth a stop...More

Thank Robyn A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food at this unassuming restaurant is absolutely superb. Not the friendliest wait staff we’ve ever had but you hardly care when the food is as amazing as it was! If you want the best Italian in the Hunter Valley- go here

Thank daystravels
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our meals were absolutely delicious and the staff, attentive and friendly. Would definitely dine here again.

Thank thetuffies2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Mother and I went to II Cacciatore to try some fine dining and upon arrival the sky was a pink, purple and orange sunset! So already the evening had started out amazing. The restaurant layout was exquisite, very cozy yet spacious so the tables...More

Thank Carla R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome meals, both Beautifully presented and full of flavors. Attentive, polite and friendly staff. Reasonable prices. And obviously good wine.

Thank Andy S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here was nice enough, but doesn’t compare well to the many really great meals you can get in the Hunter.

Thank Steven M
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April 27, 2017|
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Response from lockgm | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but staff very helpful. Give them a ring.
Mary C
June 21, 2016|
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Response from linda r | Reviewed this property |
Not very Italian and limited kids menu
Mary C
June 21, 2016|
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Response from michelle s | Reviewed this property |
I found the food very beautiful price was ok view is lovely service could have been better. Other than that I would say go I left very happy
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Scenic view, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 609 McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Cessnock  >  Pokolbin
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4998 7639
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Winner of BEST ITALIAN RESTAURANT in Regional NSW 2018, Il Cacciatore specializes in Northern Italian Inspired Cuisine, it is not fast food. Each pasta , risotto and gnocchi is individually created in the pan, no premade sauces for us. Il Cacciatore is open from 6pm nightly. Il Cacciatore is licensed, reservations recommended Private dining room may seat up to 30 guests. The deck over looking the vineyard and dam is open during the warmer summer months, weather permitting. Take Out of pizzas and pastas are available for pick from 5pm nightly.
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