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“Absolutely delicious!”
Review of Stacks Taverna

Stacks Taverna
Ranked #710 of 5,992 Restaurants in Sydney
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Neighborhood: Central Business District
Description: Stacks Taverna is a unique venue, which combines all the greatest things in life… Flavoursome Food, Delicious Cocktails and Fantastic Live Entertainment. Sit back and relax in our funky cocktail bar while you snack on our small plates menu. Listen to the best live bands Sydney has to offer. Quench your thirst with a wide selection of tap beers; jugs of refreshing cocktails or perhaps our international wine list may tickle your fancy. Stacks also boasts a massive “BBQ Grill” which allows guests to interact with the cooking process. Choose to dine with our a la Carte menu. From fresh Seafood to wide selection of aged Meat, Stacks menu has something for everyone. Stacks Versatile menu makes it the perfect place to hold your next function. Treat your group to an experience they won’t forget!
Reviewed July 6, 2012

We ended up here by chance, as I was about to flake out from hunger, and I'm so glad we did. It was a busy Friday night and I requested bread be bought to our table even before a table had been cleared for us, and hot fresh garlic bread (Turkish bread style rather than sliced baguette or Vienna) hit the table within seconds of my backside hitting the chair. I was very impressed! My husband had a "cook your own" steak with salad (which was cooked to perfection in his opinion), and I ordered the Grilled Haloumi on Portabello Mushroom with Capsicum entree as a main and it was absolutely delicious. Although we would have preferred Coke over Pepsi, we were happy with what we got, and it looks like wines are the more popular beverage of choice there. Although the restaurant is huge, the wooden room dividers make it seem more intimate and although some areas are very loud, it's possible to get a quieter table on request. The prices were very reasonable and we left well-fed for little over $50. Quite an achievement right on the harbour!

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Reviewed June 20, 2012

Ive been to Stacks a few times for a cheeky after work wine and have always ended up staying for dinner too. There 16 dollar pizza menu is great value and the crust is nice and light and bases are always tasty! Drinks menu isnt too bad either considering the neighbourhood can be very pricey. Would recommend this place for any occasion!

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Thank jackieb82
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Reviewed May 28, 2012

I went to Stacks for the first time with colleagues for dinner.
We were a group of 5. It was a Monday night so considering we had work the following day, we made our booking for 6pm.
The ambience was great, it faces the park in the darling quarter (which is part of Darling Harbour but you don't get a water view), some tables are inside and some are outside. We took an outside table (undercover, though).
Some of us ordered steak, some had fish and I had haloumi with grilled mushrooms. The haloumi was an entree dish but our service staff offered to have the chef increase the portion so I could have it as a main. I thought it was a very nice gesture and attention to details shown by the staff.
As said it was Monday night and the restaurant was only about half full at 6~7pm, their service was quick, efficient, and the service staff members who looked after us were a lady from Spain and a gentleman from Belgium, they both spoke good English, and were very friendly and attentive. They made sure they came to our table to check if everything was all right.
The quality of the food, we thought, was good to very good. The wine list was quite extensive at various price points to suit everyone's budget situations.
This restaurant should serve very well as a venue for a nice night-out for a couple, friends, or even a family, and they don't charge you an arm and a leg for their food and drinks. I also envisage they will be popular for corporate lunches and dinners, considering its proximity to large office blocks. They are not far from Sydney's CBD and the nearest station (if train is your mode of transport) is Townhall, about 10~15 minutes on foot. I would consider returning to Stacks perhaps with friends or for dinner for two next time.

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Thank JimmySydney01
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Reviewed April 17, 2012

Chose this restaurant on a busy Friday night. At first we were put off by the live entertainment since it was VERY loud, but asked the hostess if we could be seated in a quiet spot and she accommodated our request without a problem. Excellent service by our waiter who explained a few of the items on the menu. We both ordered steaks, which came out a little on the "DONE" side of medium well, but would rather have that than too rare. It was our first time eating range-fed Australian beef. As American corn-fed beef snobs (we admit it!) we were very impressed with the flavor and the tenderness of the beef. Once we got our check, we were charged incorrectly for one of the entrees, but the mistake was fixed promptly. There are quite a few choices on this part of the quarter, and this is probably the restaurant with the most value and variety.

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Thank GrantTraveler
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Reviewed February 28, 2012

Just love the new Darling Quarter area and this restaurant is what it's all about. Outside seating, holiday atmosphere, friendly staff and good food at good prices. We all ended up having pizza as we kept seeing them go past our table and they looked so good. There were very tasty indeed and would do any italian proud with a nice thin base. Good house wine and the staff made a real fuss of my niece. Always nice when they are welcoming to families. Will def go back when we return to Sydney.

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Thank MrsSmith83
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