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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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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“pasta” (35 reviews)
“pork belly” (25 reviews)
“gamberi” (5 reviews)
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2 Bay St | 2481, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We waited 35 minutes for our cocktails to arrive. The quality left much to be desired. Some 20 minutes after ordering the food we were advised they had run out of prawns could we choose another entree. I ordered Spagetti Marinara as a main and...More

1  Thank Brian J
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We had a set menu booking and it was great, entree excellent, main was slow cooked beef gorgeous melt in your mouth. For desert the creme brûlée whilst nice it was just slightly burnt. Thanks for a great night, staff were very good

Thank Rodney W
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Unfortunately we found the menu quite bland, with limited options. The service was good however the dishes were not upto standard of a fine dinning Italian Restaurant.

Thank Morgan P
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We came here as a large group and could choose from 3 mains and 3 desserts. I went for the slow cooked beef and the tiramisu and both were fantastic. The starters were shared and consisted of arancini balls and cheese platters. The cheese platters...More

Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Food and drinks were great. Service was lacking. Came in with my partner, both local hospitality workers and don't often get nights off together so this was meant to be a treat. We thoroughly enjoyed our food, however it took a long time for our...More

2  Thank Brooke P
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Nice restaurant right on the beach. Welcoming staff and a decent menu. I love Italian and expect a lot when dining out. We had bruschetta and arancini balls to start which was very good.I had the 12 hour slow cooked beef on gnocchi with asparagus...More

Thank Crete_Ohope
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We dine her often. The food is fine. Not a lot wrong with it, really. They offer decent value for money (yes it's a bit expensive) but they got it wrong by totally refusing to do a pasta as an entree-size dish. Which is not...More

Thank Rossenbos
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Ambience is very good and gives a good feel to the restaurant. Menu is fairly extensive as is the wine list. Each meal was served hot and proved to be very tasty. Wines could be bought by the glass or by the bottle. The bartender...More

1  Thank Allan C
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Couple dining. Friendly staff. Ambience okay. Food... what we were there for. Bruschetta 4. Spaghetti with pippis and cherry tomatoes - 4 Pasta with beef cheeks 3.5 We both love italian, but wouldn't dine here again.

1  Thank TurboRose
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

My partner has been raving about this place ever since I moved here, the only thing that has stopped us was that we were told that its always packed and it's impossible to make a booking! So we were reluctant as we don't like dining...More

1  Thank Melissah1983
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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
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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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