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Vivaz Restaurant & Nightclub

The Rocks
Grill, Australian
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80 George St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Quite pricey to pay for buffet considering the limited food options (basic salads, few cheap cut of meats & stale bread). The show wasn't any better, performers came out in the fancy costumes but the performance was tacky.

Thank Eric T
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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78 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

You line up for 15 mins for 4 kinds of meat sausage, chicken wings, beef and pork belly. Only the Pork belly is Good the others are poor to fair. Drinks are cheap but then again not the venue where some including myself would go party all night long.

Thank anurag03
Sydney, Australia
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2015

We dine there with coupons, and the food was good and the restaurant has great decor and great feel with the music and dance. Location was also top.

Thank sonya T
Gladesville, Australia
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469 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,761 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2014

Underwhelming & dull. I’m not describing any particular person or their personality but we all know someone like this. The Vivaz Restaurant & Nightclub is a Churasco restaurant which is looking tired & rundown. It had a distinct cafeteria look about its chairs/tables together with tropical themed cardboard cut-outs on the wall. It seemed obvious the owners have run out... More 

Thank The_Pale_Ridah
Sydney, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2013

Staff and service was worst I've experienced. We were pointed to a table at the back and left their without any explanation on what was going on for food, no drink service no staff anywhere to be seen. Food was poor, having to line up for a long time and when you get to the meat section a staff member... More 

1 Thank Larryemder
Bathurst, Australia
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2013 via mobile

Had a great night for my cousins Hens night. I had organised this and then seen some bad reviews on trip advisor so I felt paranoid that I made the wrong decision. I did not make the wrong decision, we all had a fabulous night. The cocktail making class was heaps of fun as was the Latin American dance lesson.... More 

3 Thank Mauricia P
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5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2013 via mobile

Just awful, bad food and hot and Hot/Humid I. The restaurant. Maccas would taste better ! Something tasted off in my plate. And the toilets are filthy! Don't go here I wonder why they are still operating!!!!

Thank Kilastria
Ballyduff, Ireland
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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2013

Where to start...I am always happy to reflect on good or bad times and always in a constructive manner, but I have to say this review has tested every part of trying to be constructive. We called at very short notice a few weeks ago requesting a table at 6pm, to be told that they were full: no problem. We... More 

Thank SiobhanD1
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2013

I first visited Vivaz about 2 years ago and had a wonderful time, the atmosphere was fun and the food was good and the view was lovely. Unfortunately over the last 6-8 months, the quality of the venue and restaurant has taken a nose dive. The only thing that has remained the same is the view out the window :(... More 

Thank CrZbean
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2013 via mobile

Our friends and I got a scoopon for $98 for 4 people including buffet dinner and a free sangria. Not a huge variety of food but the selection of meat was yummy! Great music and after 9 and was great to watch the people who actually knew how to latin dance! Wouldnt pay full price for it though

2 Thank Misskridz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Grill, Australian
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 George St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > The Rocks
  • Neighbourhood: The Rocks
  • Phone Number: 9251-4467

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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The Rocks
The first residents of the Rocks were convicts and sailors from the old nation. As the oldest neighbourhood in the city, the area's cobblestone streets host more than 100 heritage sites and buildings, including the oldest house in Sydney, Camden Cottage, which was built in 1816. Taste a “midi “ or a “schooner” of beer and dine “al fresco” on the waterfront at some of the oldest pubs in Sydney. The weekend markets at the Rocks are where you can find local artists' hand-made souvenirs, organic food and designer jewelry in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. To enjoy some of the best Australian and international contemporary art, the MCA museum is open every day and select evenings. At the end of a long day of sightseeing, be sure to save energy to dance the night away at the area's many late night entertainment venues.
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