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Popolo Italian Kitchen and Bar

R3 Sidon Street , South Bank | South Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
+61 7 3846 7784
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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R3 Sidon Street , South Bank | South Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

My partner and I love Popolo's! Always a great night, the food is always delicious, the staff are very attentive and its a nice intimate view over the river

Thank Michael_Bradly
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great food especially pumpkin ravioli and mushroom lasagne. Our waiter was very attentive and made sure we were looked after. Great atmosphere.

Thank Pauline6547
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great location and atmosphere. Staff was very keen but our waitress hovered a little too much. The cocktails tasted like they used the diesel out of my dmax. Food was bland in my opinion. Having only sampled a small selection i cant say it was...More

Thank Adam M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Took an interstate visitor for lunch. We chose the main / large plates to share. Ravioli, house special of Pancetta (pork medallions) and risotto of the day. Loved the Ravioli and Pork, but found the risotto stodgy and a little overcooked. (Was tasty though) The...More

2  Thank DonnaH939
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were a party of 5 dining here for dinner on a Saturday night. We were seated right at the front which allowed us to have a lovely view of the Brisbane river and city scape. Certainly a very pretty city at night and so...More

Thank Kim P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Popolo with some interstate colleagues for dinner and could not fault the ambience, service or food. The staff were attentive and friendly and the food was delivered perfectly timed to match our drinks and the pace of the evening. Highly recommend as a place...More

1  Thank Chris-N-12222
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food and service was fantastic. The restaurant had a great atmosphere. We booked a front row seat in the courtyard, perfect spot to people watch and views of the river. Definitely worth a visit, we will be going back for sure.

1  Thank Adrianna C
Popolo S, Public Relations Manager at Popolo Italian Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Adrianna, The view is quite spectacular isn't it?! Looking forward to having you join us again soon! Ciao Bella!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was great and the service was excellent! I would highly recommend the truffle pizza and the mushroom lasagna! The manager was also super attentive and gave us a detailed info on all the food/ingredients- awesome!

1  Thank Cat C
Popolo S, Manager at Popolo Italian Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi There! Thank you so much for your kind words! The mushroom lasagna is perfect for these chilly nights! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

I had an amazing experience at this venue, the Chefs specials are always fantastic, and the share plates are are great for a family dinner. The staff are always friendly and very efficient. My favourite place to dine with an amazing view of the Brisbane...More

Thank abowden123
Popolo S, Public Relations Manager at Popolo Italian Kitchen and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi There! Thank you so much for your positive review! We love being your favourite place to dine - you must join us again soon for a big pizza pie - that's amore!!! Ciao Bella!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I wandered into Popolo on a Sunday afternoon. The service was amazing, the food was out of this world. Our waitress recommended the artichoke two ways with a lemon aoli and Veal Tonnato which was light and delicious For main meal we...More

Thank Jodie C
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Bruno d
Is Popolo an authentis Italien Cuisine Restaurant Thanks / Ciao BRUNO
15 March 2016|
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Response from Roark55 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We went with a friend who knows a lot about authentic Italian food and she was impressed - and the food was delicious.
Bruno d
Is Popolo an authentic Italien Cuisine Restaurant? thanks BRUNO
15 March 2016|
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Response from Mark and Rose K | Reviewed this property |
We personally do not think so, we have been to Italy a couple of times n dined in a few of the major cities n towns and don't think they match up to what we ate over there.
Luke M
Is there a dress code for Popolo ? smart Casual? etc etc
18 September 2015|
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Response from Katie E | Reviewed this property |
No dress code, but I wouldn't wear shorts and a singlet. Aim for smart casual.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 37
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: R3 Sidon Street , South Bank | South Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3846 7784
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