We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Italian Byron Bay

2 Bay St | 2481, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
+61 2 6680 7055
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (36 reviews)
“pork belly” (28 reviews)
“arancini balls” (16 reviews)
Closed Now
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2 Bay St | 2481, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (396)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 388 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

Our first night in Byron Bay and our group of 5 dined here. The food, ambiance, staff, service were all 5 star. Absolutely loved everything about the restaurant and would book again. The ravioli and tiramisu wee highlights for me

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 535LisaF
Reviewed today via mobile

Booked here for dinner during our stay in Byron Bay. The restaurant itself is very nice and big with a nice atmosphere. I enjoyed the wine we ordered however my partner did not, and did not drink it. The food was good but not great....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 376hayleeb
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here at the weekend and the food and service was amazing. No hesitation in recommending The Italian for a lovely fine dining experience.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank pauline00890
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the special of the night which raviolis with an incredible sauce, bread and the surf appetizer! Too bad Colorado is so far away!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank coloradomaddogg71
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Felt welcomed from the moment we walked in the door. The staff were amazing and the food was perfect. Will definitely be back!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kev8319
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful restaurant offering contemporary Italian in a relaxed atmosphere. Amazing service and an extensive wine list. Our waitress Jaz really looked after us and we left absolutely satisfied. We absolutely recommend the lamb rump, it is divine. And if your into wine, we...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Melanie D
Reviewed October 11, 2018

This diner was simply over the top. Casual atmosphere but 5 star quality of food and service. There is a limited menu but the choices are all wonderful. You cannot go wrong. I had the fish of the day perfectly cooked on a bed of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DaleRachmeler
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

We visited The Italian on our first night in Byron and we were instantly impressed! The staff were extremely attentive and the place had a nice relaxed atmosphere. We had the pork belly to start which was amazing followed by pasta which was equally as...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Emily W
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic restaurant- nothing was too hard for waiting staff- change of table , read out and explained the menu( foolishly had left reading glasses behind). Sampled wines till we got what we liked. Our waitress , bar staff and food superb.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank nicky f
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Incredible food and fantastic service- and that was for a group function. Somehow The Italian managed to cope with 85 women for lunch on a mother’s weekend. Despite the large number, the food was delicious, the service delightful and the entire lunch was fabulous. Given...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Margaret L
Nearby HotelsSee all 34 hotels in Byron Bay
Bay Motel
227 reviews
.03 km away
Beach Hotel
295 reviews
.04 km away
Beach Suites
209 reviews
.11 km away
Hibiscus Motel
195 reviews
.19 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Il Buco
679 reviews
.07 km away
Miss Margarita
1,550 reviews
.09 km away
The Cyprus Tree
526 reviews
.06 km away
406 reviews
.05 km away
Nearby Attractions
Byron Bay
965 reviews
.08 km away
Lone Goat Gallery
17 reviews
.30 km away
Soul Surf School
761 reviews
.06 km away
Stories on Foot: Tales of Byron Bay & The Rainbow Region
17 reviews
.06 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Italian Byron Bay staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Bay St | 2481, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Byron Shire  >  Byron Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6680 7055
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing