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Il Baretto

496 Bourke St | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
+61 2 9361 6163
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“duck ragu” (15 reviews)
“vongole” (3 reviews)
“bruschetta” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
496 Bourke St | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is INCREDIBLY popular and considering it’s not cheap (mains $25-$30), you’d think the service would be pretty good. Wrong. On arriving I had a waiter (who I presumed was out the front welcoming people) literally shut the door in my face - “we...More

Thank Scott D
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

After reading some fanfare about this place especially re the duck sauce thought we should try it out Place was relaxed with very good service and parking nearby for Saturday lunch was easy Unfortunately the duck sauce which I hoped would be a ragu was...More

Thank RicandAL
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Came here for a friends birthday. Been many times before - always good for and service. Duck ragu is great value! BYO is great, you can’t book so get in early and put your name down!

Thank nicole t
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We had dinner at this restaurant tonight. Every thing was quite good, nothing outstanding, until we asked to pay our bill. At the end of our meal, we presented our credit card and were told that it was a cash only restaurant. No problem (we...More

Thank Craig O
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Awesome, no fuss, beautiful tasty pasta. Waiter was exceptionally lovely and personable. Will definitely be back again

Thank Ronan C
Reviewed 5 July 2017

The food was very good however, there were only 4 meals that were not a pasta based plate which I found it too heavy.

Thank AlexLopez2013
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Fantastic, genuinely great food. Nine of us had a very good meal with excellent service. Good wine list also.

Thank Deb P
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Typical fare, nothing spectacular but they have BYOB which was refreshing. There was a bit of a wait as the restaurant is small. This is a cash only place. If you like to BYOB, it is definitely worth a visit in Sydney since there are...More

Thank Duke D
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Great service and consistently good food - home cooked Italian style food at its best. byo is a bonus with a small fee

Thank Kim_Htravel
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Quick pre-theatre pasta with rocket salad and garlic bread, a few glasses of red and wow! The food here is always great. My spaghetti cabonara was to die for. Great for families, groups or couples. You are mad to miss out.

Thank Jim T
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Once regarded as the traditional fashion area, Surry
Hills has broadened its appeal. This neighbourhood
continues to distinguish itself as a shopping
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stores in the city. Today, this area has evolved into
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 496 Bourke St | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Surry Hills
  • Neighbourhood: Surry Hills
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9361 6163
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