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Stacks Taverna

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Darling Harbour
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1-25 Harbour St | Southern Building, Shop 24/25 Darling Quarter, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 1300 989 989
11:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this place, very impressed. 2 adults 2 children. Really nice food. Friendly staff. Great environment. Quick service. Food was very tastefully even though some where simple meals. Parking underneath was only $14 for city parking that's cheap. And to top it of there was fireworks I the harbour. Just a great night out Will come again .

Thank Anthony R
Nicks R, Manager at Stacks Taverna, responded to this review

Dear Anthony Thank you for your positive feedback! We always try our best to make everyone feel welcome. We look forward to seeing you soon again ! More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Stacks for dinner on an early October Tuesday evening. The weather was cool but heaters on the outdoor deck made it pleasant. Our waitress was a delight and gave us quick and pleasant service. We enjoyed a pizza and a bottle of wine for our first evening of a five-week trip to Australia. But beware; we passed by... More 

Thank DandDToronto
Nicks R, Manager at Stacks Taverna, responded to this review

Dear customer, We're happy to hear you find dining at Stacks is pleasant and thank you for your feedback! Friday night is definitely a different experience with fantastic live entertainment! We offer different vibes to suit different needs for all of our diners and we're glad you have found your favourite day to join us! We hope to see you... More 

Albany, NY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sitting outside under an oversized umbrella feeling the warm November breeze and enjoying lamb, potatoes and green beans with a good business friend made for a fantastic business/catch-up meal. Joined by other business people, tourists and locals everyone seemed to be enjoying their lunch and the setting. The fish dishes that were served nearby looked great but the lamb special... More 

Thank cbed90
Nicks R, Manager at Stacks Taverna, responded to this review

Dear customer, We are happy to hear you appreciated your Lunch at Stacks and thank you for your feedback ! We hope to see you soon! Stacks Management More 

Cronulla, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

I'm pretty gutted that this restaurant is in Sydney's main tourist district where many visitors to our beautiful city would be hoping to get a taste of what Sydney has to offer. If that is the case, then what Sydney has to offer is bad service, odd menu and average meals at best. My partner and I took a seat... More 

Thank kaytemc
Nicks R, Manager at Stacks Taverna, responded to this review

Dear Customer, We are sorry to hear your experience with us wasn’t satisfactory. Not really sure what would you expect ordering honey chilli cheese bread. The chef use oranges in the salad to cut the flavour and make the dish lighter. Having said that, we hope to have another chance to prove our self to you. More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Came here for dinner- This place has very pretty decor however the same satisfaction can't be said for the food. The steak was chewy, the veg was hard and the mash (although delicious) was served in a very small amount. Dessert on the other hand was delicious! I had sticky toffee pudding and it was great. Staff did not know... More 

Thank Sarah M
Nicks R, Manager at Stacks Taverna, responded to this review

Dear customer, We are very pleased that you like our restaurant and also enjoyed our desserts. Saying that we are sorry to hear that you did not enjoyed rest of your dinner. After consulting your feedback with our head chef we will together make sure that the quality and presentation of our meals are improving. Also we are in a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Had dinner here the last night of our Sydney holiday. Food was excellent. Wait staff were excellent especially with our 20 month old who can be shy. Recommended a very nice beer that was on special and kept them coming. Food arrived promptly was cooked as ordered and seasoned perfectly.

Thank Luckyhall
Shanghai, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

With such a great location - and priced accordingly, it was disappointing to receive such average service. The meal variety were good, with those chosen of good quality and flavour. An increased service mentality would improve the total experience and ensure greater repeat business...

Thank Lars O
Nicks R, Manager at Stacks Taverna, responded to this review

Dear customer, We would like to apologise that the service you have received on your last visit was not up to yours and of course our standards. We are currently in the process of hiring a lot of new staff, who needs more training. We will make sure that all the staff are trained and ready. Thank you for your... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

I had dinner at 6pm last night with 4 other people. We were seated to our table and left alone for about 15 minutes when an aloof waitress appeared to tell us there was no waitress assigned to our table because the waitress for our area starts at 7pm. Not sure what the point of the story was, she could... More 

Thank jasmindeme
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Great location, nice decor, relaxed environment, decent foods, friendly staff. A recommended restaurant for leisure dinner.

Thank michaelhuangzt
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Went with a group for dinner on a busy Friday night. We had grilled salmon ($AUD 34) and Wagyu beef burger $AUD 16 with chips (fries) & salad. Both quite tasty, well- cooked. Attentive wait staff. Sports bar & hard surfaces made for a loud atmosphere; there's also outdoor patio dining. The most popular item ordered appeared to be there... More 

Thank D B
Nicks R, Manager at Stacks Taverna, responded to this review

Dear D B, I have discussed your concerns with our executive chef and he has apologised for the experience you had. We will ensure this does not happen again. Protocols are taken very seriously here at Stacks, so please be assured your comments will not go unnoticed. In saying that, I’m very pleased to hear that you’ve enjoyed our food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Australian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Spanish, Greek, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-25 Harbour St | Southern Building, Shop 24/25 Darling Quarter, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 1300 989 989
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!

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

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Darling Harbour
The original docklands of Darling Harbour have been transformed into a tourist mecca with entertainment for the whole family. Cockle Bay Wharf offers dining options from budget to upscale and million dollar views of the harbour. Young crowds gather on weekends for nightlife that ranges from salsa clubs to Dj’s. Families can visit the Chinese Gardens of Friendship or the Sydney Aquarium, one of the largest in the world. The Sydney Maritime Museum and the IMAX theatre are also popular attractions. The Harbourside Shopping Centre is a site unto itself, with hundreds of shops, restaurants and bars. On Saturdays in the summer, the city puts on a spectacular fireworks show along the harbour's shore and there are plenty of other free events during the year - Darling Harbour Fiesta, VIVID’s light installations and the Sydney Festival, just to name a few.
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