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The Italian Byron Bay

2 Bay St | 2481, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
+61 2 6680 7055
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“pasta” (34 reviews)
“pork belly” (27 reviews)
“arancini balls” (16 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Bay St | 2481, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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

Thank DaleRachmeler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Emily W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

Thank nicky f
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank Margaret L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic lunch yesterday for year 10 mums loved the choices for food and wine and service was great 💕💕 very attentive and great atmosphere

Thank Michaelcree
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous food and friendly service. It was a cool windy evening but the heaters and blinds made it bearable in the outdoor seating area. We shared mushroom and goats cheese arancini balls followed by a delicious burned butter and sage gnocchi. This was the first...More

Thank Robyn F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for an impromptu evening meal. The service was excellent, although the restaurant was quiet. The food was beautifully cooked and tasted brilliant.

Thank Henry T
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

It was my wife’s bday and we picked this restaurant in the middle of all in Byron! Very nice atmosfere, awesome service, terrific menu! 12hr riblasagne is delicious! The truffle Gnochi with the duck confit is awesome as well! Very well presented and so much...More

Thank Guilherme G
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Casually came across this restaurant on our last night. Immediate reaction was wow it was almost full with a private party of 20 following us in, we had concerns of delays especially since we had our 18 month old grand daughter with us. The service...More

Thank Kieran54
Reviewed July 13, 2018

Food was ok, but it was quite expensive for what they served. It might be named the Italian, but I highly doubt that nonna is in the kitchen cooking! Convieniently located, but I'd probably try elsewhere next time.

Thank Magellans_Apprentice
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings
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.
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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
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