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Il Cacciatore Restaurant

609 McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
+61 2 4998 7639
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  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“cacciatore” (26 reviews)
“pasta” (43 reviews)
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609 McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We made a dinner reservation and were thankful that we had. The restaurant was packed but we did not feel cramped. The restaurant is typically Italian Bistro, well lit and very comfortable. The waitering staff are friendly, happy and far from annoying. They know the...More

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Perfect meal to end a perfect trip. The food was perfect and the staff were super friendly and attentive. Some of the previous reviews baffled me slightly as they couldn't have been more wrong in my opinion. A quite varied menu with some very tough...More

Thank Adrian F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed a dinner for two. Meals are top shelf. We enjoyed the scallops and beef cappaccio for entree and mains of salmon and lamb shanks. With a side of veggies, we struggled to finish off all the food. But everything was delicious. My partner has...More

Thank JamieJustine
Reviewed 1 week ago

Takeaway menu very limited & prices quite high $114 for 3 adults. The food was very greasy especially the garlic bread. I definitely wouldn't order again, very disappointed.

Thank Maria F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a craving for Italian food and not your down market bog standard spag bol. Having read the reviews here we thought we'd take the chance and we have to say that we could not fault this place. The staff were wonderful, friendly and...More

Thank Cwyattx
Reviewed 1 week ago

Licky to get a table in this buzzing restaurant. Thursday night and full, altho only half was open. Friendlygreeting set the tone for the night with excellent service throughout the night from numerous friendly staff. We had a late lunch so couldn't do the menu...More

1  Thank Sue T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a pleasant enough restaurant. Had issues with our table which rocked and had to put a menu under one of the legs to stabilise it, the sort of lack of attention to detail that you shouldn't find in a classy establishment. Prices were...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a romantic dinner but between the service being poor and the lack of meal alternatives this place was very disappointing. From paper tablecloth to arrange single large page menu it didn't feel welcoming. With a poster on the wall showing lots of...More

2  Thank Glen W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dined here on a Friday night with eight friends and though the restaurant was busy, the service was pleasant and attentive. Decent range of wines, as you would expect in the Hunter, and an interesting menu with Italian favourites and some unexpected items and I...More

1  Thank Lmelli
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived too late for the kids to pick from the kids menu. I've got two very fussy eaters for kids. One had the chicken bosciola and the other veal Marsala and were so impressed with their meals. The other two meals were pappardelle with...More

1  Thank Rebecca Ayoub G
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Jessica and Pet... F
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Response from lockgm | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but staff very helpful. Give them a ring.
Mary C
21 June 2016|
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Response from linda r | Reviewed this property |
Not very Italian and limited kids menu
Mary C
21 June 2016|
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Response from michelle s | Reviewed this property |
I found the food very beautiful price was ok view is lovely service could have been better. Other than that I would say go I left very happy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 609 McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Pokolbin
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4998 7639
  • E-mail
Il Cacciatore specializes in Northern Italian Cuisine, it is not fast food. Each pasta , risotto and gnocchi is individually created in the pan, no premade sauces for us. Il Cacciatore is open from 6pm nightly. Il Cacciatore is licensed, reservations recommended
Private dining room may seat up to 30 guests. The deck over looking the vineyard and dam is open during the warmer summer months, weather permitting.

Take Out of pizzas and pastas are available for pick from 5pm nightly.
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