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Salvatores Cafe

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Smith Street, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
+61 8 8941 9823
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07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ordered a pasta on a wim. Had the most delicious fettuccine carbonara ever and I don't mean that lightly. The chef told me it would be great and he was spot on. Yum Yum. They even included heaps of extra Parmesan cheese. Thanks.

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Thank Minandme
SalvatoresCafeDarwin, Owner at Salvatores Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback. Carbonara sauce is a temperamental one to create fresh, as we do for each order. Pasta houses are known to premake it, reducing time and removing failure risks. I don't believe in this. I'd rather it take a little longer and make it right. "Proof is in the pasta". 😀 More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very accommodating at short notice. Food was fresh and servings were good sized. Will go again. Can be a bit squishy due to fixed tables, but staff were helpful and made the night enjoyable.

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Thank Grace A
Singapore
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72 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We were starving at 230 pm and had nowhere to go since most restaurants close at 230 pm. This one came as a pleasant surprise. Wasn't our first choice but ended up going there. Ordered Spaghetti and pesto sauce gnocchi.. loved it both! Amazed at how good the food was.. specially the gravy in the gnocchi with sundried tomatoes was... More 

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1 Thank 5shyams
SalvatoresCafeDarwin, Owner at Salvatores Cafe, responded to this review

Hi 5shyams I'm glad you found us and your appetite was satisfied. You are correct in that not many places are open during afternoon hours but Salvatores Cafe located in the heart of the city should be. And it is! Thanks for taking the time. Sean More 

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19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Had the big breaky and eggs on crusty toast. Everything was cooked to perfection, the dirty chai was one of the best we've had, my daughter loved her babychino, will be back!!

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Thank Damien C
SalvatoresCafeDarwin, Owner at Salvatores Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks Damien Point of interest - we're one of the only palces who DONT CHARGE for babychino's. My reasoning? "Never met a 3yr old who came to Salvatores Cafe on their own" Take Care Sean More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

We passed a sandwich board on the street stating the specials on ribs and wings. Deeeeeelish. Quaint and quiet atmosphere and friendly staff. Top notch

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1 Thank Mark E
SalvatoresCafeDarwin, Owner at Salvatores Cafe, responded to this review

Hey Mark Glad you liked them. They are a bit of a "labor of Love" for us here. Hope to see you again. Cheers Sean More 

Penrith, Australia
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

This is our first time in Darwin and our first cafe/restaurant when we arrived. I ordered the buffalo wings and let me say they are the best wings ive ever had, my wife had the pork ribs which fell straight off the bone and she loved them, we will definitely be back and recommend Salvatores to anyone.. Also the man... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

It is opened all day, brekky, lunch and dinner. Customer service is awesome. Food was great. The risotto is yummy. Great prices.

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1 Thank freo2016
Darwin, Australia
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Had lunch there, really nice freshly cooked yiros an my mate had steak sandwich. Coffees and heaps of other choices. Great service, really convenient location. Will go back again for sure.

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1 Thank Arjunnatthan
SalvatoresCafeDarwin, Owner at Salvatores Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you! Sean More 

Williamstown, Australia
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Great food and old fashioned Milk Shakes. If you want lunch or breakfast at an odd time and don't want to go to Mac Donalds (right next door) then this is the place for you. I'll be back.

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Thank johnallsop
Melbourne, Australia
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38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Steaks here were excellent. Staff are friendly and efficient. Other meals excellent as well.Central position.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Smith Street, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Top End  >  Darwin
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8941 9823
Description
Welcome to Salvatores Cafe, opened in 1997 by Sean Johnston.Located in the heart of darwin, Australia boasting a reputation for quality coffee with convienant opening hours.Our in house chef Dario Mannino has selected some wonderful Italian dishes, from both the north and the south. Breakfast, lunch and dinner.We are fully licensed and priced reasonably.Check out our website for a copy of our menus.

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