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“Excellent service and very nice food” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Chachis - CLOSED

Chachis
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Wollongong, Australia
Level Contributor
18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Excellent service and very nice food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2012

We ate at Chachi's Italian restaurant recently and were very pleasantly surprised at both the service and the cooking. The last time we were there everything seemed a little tired, including the staff and so we hadn't been back for quite a while.

We had grilled barramundi which was cooked perfectly. The waiters couldn't have been more attentive and personable. The restaurant is located in the old workers' cottage terrace and has the older character of the buildings which we enjoyed.

It's byo with a $4 per bottle corkage.

We will definitely go back again.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank bev081
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English first
Marlow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
227 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
“It's ok but not exceptional”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2012

This is a BYO Italian restaurant in Kiama. The food was nice and the service good. The atmosphere is a little subdued - something to do with all the wood and the layout of the building. I would recommend it.

  • Visited March 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank d_jones25
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Canberra
Level Contributor
88 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Welcoming good food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2012

This place looks a little tatty on the outside, in an old wooden cottage back from the harbour, but is a modern clean bistro inside. The service is prompt and friendly and the food is very competent bistro food with an Italian accent. The prawns and risotto starters were well done and the steak and veal mains were excellent, all the mains were served with vegies something not always done these days. The deserts disappeared around me quiet quickly so they must also have been good.
Overall a good place to eat in Kiama.

  • Visited February 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank Haze95
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Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great restaurant one of the best in Kiama”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2012

We have dined at Chachis many times and always get excellent food and service. Susie and Matt are wonderful hosts. The seafood dishes are delicious and the fig pudding is a favorite dessert. On a warm evening it is lovely to dine on the verandah.

  • Visited January 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank Kiama_11
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Level Contributor
21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Consistently great food and service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2011

Hosts Matt and Suzie do a great job. Food is great and varied with specials actually special. Service I find is consistent always the same meaning I enjoy the casual but professional attitude. As it's byo the bill is always acceptable

    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Helpful?
1 Thank Kiama1
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