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Cafe Pacifico - CLOSED

1/F, 95 Riley Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
+61 2 9368 7000
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good48%
  • Average21%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
7 Jan 2013
“fun party atmosphere; try the cactus”
20 Jul 2012
“Great place”
Restaurant Hours Closed
1/F, 95 Riley Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
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Reviewed January 7, 2013

Who would have thought cactus salad would be palatable! The closest thing I can compare it to is long, thin green beans ... it's tossed with some tomato and olives; and with a few corn chips tossed in for crunch, it's a great combo -...More

Thank Philippa_Jane_3
Reviewed July 20, 2012 via mobile

I love this place. Great drinks, great food, great atmosphere. Whether in a large group or just a few friends you have to try this place.

Thank Jo_Wear
Reviewed June 27, 2012

Like all of the best restaurants, the entrance to this place looks dodgy... up a narrow flight of stairs to s solid door that doesnt look inviting at all... but from that, we knew it would be great!!! This place is like a night club......More

Thank TravellingSam04
Reviewed June 20, 2012

The facade & entrance to Cafe Pacifico doesn't do the place justice. If I hadn't done some research I might have had second thoughts or trouble finding the place. I'm glad we went as the service was very good, the staff really friendly & the...More

1  Thank 515Travelbug
Reviewed May 10, 2012

I'm a big fan of Mexican - in particular Californian Mexican, and Cafe Pacifico has the best mexican food I've found in Australia. Great food; Great atmosphere; Good location. I factor a visit in for every Sydney trip.

Thank OzKat
Reviewed April 18, 2012

This restaurant is loud, with a funky atmosphere. It is great for groups who are drinking and willing to take advantage of the amazing cocktails! The food is delicious and seems clean, as too many Mexican restaurants seem that they are going to give me...More

Thank Emily B
Reviewed March 2, 2012

We dined as par of a group and had a fixed menu. Kind of light on all courses with no real stand out dishes. However it's a busy cafe and the drinks are good...if not a bit overpriced for a jug of a cocktail for...More

Thank Tree1234
Reviewed February 11, 2012

This restaurant was booked for a large group of ladies networking all over Australia. We had a set menu that came out to the middle of the tables and we helped ourselves. The food was fantastic, couldnt believe how much came out. We also had...More

2  Thank Mel P
Reviewed February 22, 2011

The drinks and atmosphere are excellent and the food is hearty and very filling - you do not leave the place hungry. Their orange and ginger Margaritas are fantastic. I would recommend this to everyone! We are regulars at Cafe Pacifico...

Thank Taurie
Reviewed December 20, 2010

This is as close as you will get to the genuine Mexican cantina in Australia. Hidden on an upper floor in the back of Darlinghurst, come here for consistent service, regular very reasonably priced food and of course - beer and tequila. The feature is...More

Thank Vikingolly
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  • Address: 1/F, 95 Riley Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Darlinghurst
  • Neighbourhood: Darlinghurst
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9368 7000
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