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Zac's Great Food

288 Pennant Hills Rd | near Thornleigh station, Thornleigh, Hornsby, New South Wales 2120, Australia
+61 2 9484 6799
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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“pilaf” (5 reviews)
“dumplings” (4 reviews)
“yogurt” (4 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
Afghani, Middle Eastern, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
288 Pennant Hills Rd | near Thornleigh station, Thornleigh, Hornsby, New South Wales 2120, Australia
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1 - 10 of 66 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The menu is extensive and the food quality is good with some excellent dishes. Once you are inside it's very good but otherwise it's not the most appealing venue on Pennant Hills Road, so don't judge a book by its cover. Also it's BYO which...More

Thank Macdariens
zac z, Manager at Zac's Great Food, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review See you soon Zac

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

food was terrible, the service was so slow, theres a massive menu that takes forever to cook and there is like no one in the place. it smells so bad and there were lizards all over the floor hiding in the corners.i have a young...More

1  Thank georgia c
zac z, Owner at Zac's Great Food, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Georgia, Thank you for dining at our restaurant. We are disappointed that you had an unpleasant experience. We will take note of your criticism and endeavour to improve ourselves. We hope that you give us another chance at some point in the future. Kind...More

Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

Once again Zacs doesn't disappoint.The banquet is totally worth it,2 entrees,3 mains and 3 desserts to share .Love it .Cheap too.

Thank Ashlyn P
Reviewed July 25, 2017

The banquet option provided good value while allowing us to sample a fantastic range of flavours - cooked to perfection and served with delicious warm naan bread. Zac is a friendly and hospitable host. I was surprised how quiet the restaurant was, even for a...More

Thank Daniel D
zac z, Manager at Zac's Great Food, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2017

Hi Daniel Thanks for your lovely review Hope to see you on your next visit Kind regards Zac

Reviewed July 8, 2017

This place has a massive menu but the food is the real deal and they serve delightful, amazing Afghani meals. Staff are lovely, happy and friendly. A heat/spice rating on the menu wouldn't go astray though! And their website doesn't mention alcohol or BYO, it's...More

Thank _theotherah
Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

Where has this place been hiding? Warm,cheerful,family run with an extensive Afghan and contemporary menu.We had the banquet which is the perfect way to sample their signature dishes.Every single dish was outstanding,special mention for the Afghani pilaf,succulent and extravagant pieces of lamb in beautifully flavoured...More

Thank Ashlyn P
zac z, Manager at Zac's Great Food, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2017

Hi Ashlyn Thanks for your beautiful review It was our pleasure to serve your table Hope to see you in near future Kind regard Zac

Reviewed June 1, 2017

Stopped here on the way back to Gosford for a meal with friends. Turned out to be a perfect venue to sample a different cuisine in a comfortable atmosphere. We chose the banquet so we could get a taste of Afghan food - the lamb...More

Thank kc5555
zac z, Manager at Zac's Great Food, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2017

Hi Thanks for your lovely review It was a pleasure to serve your table hope to see you in near future Kind regards Zac

Reviewed May 21, 2017

We had heard about how good this place was & have driven past it many times wondering .. well Saturday night we had booked (it was packed when we left) & arrived early to a beautiful welcoming restaurant. We were welcomed & sat in a...More

Thank Louise F
zac z, Owner at Zac's Great Food, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2017

Hi Louis Thanks for your beautiful review And I'm glad you liked our Afghani dishes Looking forward to seeing you again Kind regards Zac

Reviewed May 13, 2017

Last minute Mother's Day booking accommodated Efficient but pleasantly spaced service of food Friendly service Awesome food Afghani banquet selection meant a range of taste sensations. Fantastic price. Please don't change a thing, we love coming back

Thank dingoSydney
zac z, Manager at Zac's Great Food, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2017

Thanks for supporting us We will definitely keep it as it is Consistancy quality and value are our motto

Reviewed May 11, 2017

It was my birthday and we wanted to try something different. We had never had Afghan food before. So we picked this place because of the ratings on tripadvisor. The owner and (I assume his wife) greeted us and were very accommodating to our 2...More

Thank thegeneral2017
zac z, Owner at Zac's Great Food, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2017

We are delighted to have made your birthday enjoyable and thank you for this wonderfull review, it is really appreciated and it strive us to excel We will try to implant your suggestion Kind regards

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bonnythedog
July 26, 2017|
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Response from Ashlyn P | Reviewed this property |
That's the price of the average dish.A much better option is the banquet for $35 a head.2 entrees,3 mains and shared desserts, great value.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$11 - $19
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 288 Pennant Hills Rd | near Thornleigh station, Thornleigh, Hornsby, New South Wales 2120, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Hornsby  >  Thornleigh
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9484 6799
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