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49 Willoughby Rd, Crows Nest, North Sydney, New South Wales 2065, Australia
+61 2 9439 2081
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11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sydney
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81 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Warm embrace of a down to earth homestyle italian coking. You have the traditional fare of food that doesn't pretend to follow the fad.

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Thank Garden V
Rome, Italy
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

A wonderful pizza very well leavened and with real Italian taste ingredients. All the people are so nice and atmosphere is warm and welcoming as usually is an Italian restaurant in Italy. Very good choice of Italian wines and pasta is very well cooked. Strongly suggested

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Thank Duca61
Sydney, Australia
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123 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Had a quick lunch at pino's Chose a pizza and couple of wines Service was attentive and professional The restaurant is dark and moody inside probably better at night Pizza was with porcini and prosciutto on a Blanc base Very nice pizza - not the best I've had but above average pizza good quality and tasty Would try again but... More 

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Thank Bali1961
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Pino's used to be a regrettably average Italian restaurant. However, after their revamp the food quality has improved exponentially. A very pleasant surprise. Definitely check this out if you're in Crows Nest, you'll get the best pasta in the area for sure!

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1 Thank Jake W
Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

I have been going to pinos all my life but i will not be anymore. It was such a nice friendly place with great food but unfortunately it has been ruined! The new menu is terrible bland tasteless food and very expensive. I recently attended a family birthday dinner and i was looking forward to a nice meal instead it... More 

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Thank benandmuffin247
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

We used to love Pino's for its traditional Italian food and wine and friendly service. Unfortunately, we were very disappointed when we visited over the weekend. The menu had changed and the food was flavourless and overpriced. While the service was very good, we will not be coming back anytime soon as it was a real disappointment. Pino's should go... More 

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1 Thank Sarah M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Visited Pinos on a busy Saturday evening - ordered pizza and garlic bread however the pizza had next to no topping, was tasteless and cold. I can't comment on the garlic bread as it never arrived. Very poor service and staff seemed disinterested. Ashame given its past history as the Italian institution for Crows Nest. Value for money also poor.... More 

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Thank Neil F
Sydney, Australia
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

I have been going to this restaurant for 35 years. I used to know Pino himself, before he passed some 4 years ago. The chef, George used to come to our table. The restaurant was always reliably 'good fare' Italian. Nothing pretentious, but with a bottle of red, I used to proclaim Pinos' pizza as the best in Australia! I... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Very cute settings and very nice customer service. For the rest nothing wow. Antipasto was ok, we shared a platter of affettati and cheses, but they could have added some more bread/focaccia. The pizza with melanzane (eggplant) was nice, but not enough melanzane (few bits and pieces, while in Italy you normally have few full slices) and no much mozzarella.... More 

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Toronto, Ontario
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43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

This place serves good Italian food. The patio is always busy and inside is cozy but a bit loud. Food reasonably priced and wait staff quite friendly

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$19 - $45
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Willoughby Rd, Crows Nest, North Sydney, New South Wales 2065, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  North Sydney  >  Crows Nest
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9439 2081
Description
Pino's Italian Restaurant is located in the vibrant heart of Crows Nest. We aim at bringing our customers authentic, fresh Italian food. All our fresh meat and poultry is free-range and grain fed and from Australia. Our cold-cuts, sausages and aged meats are imported directly from Italy. Our fresh cheeses are all from Australia and our mature cheeses are imported directly from Italy. Our restaurant is full of atmosphere and our chefs can meet all your venue and menu requirements.

Our seasonal menu changes every few months, so we can use the best of ingredients and have the best dishes for that season. It is based on our Sardinian roots with traditional dishes from this beautiful region which is an amazing natural and culinary part of Italy.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?