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Gioia Cafe

126A Norton St, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales 2040, Australia
+61 2 9564 6245
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good40%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
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“tiramisu” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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126A Norton St, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales 2040, Australia
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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Do you miss authentic italian food? Have you never been to italy and you wonder what real italian food tastes like? Well then, do your self a big favour and visit this amazing restaurant. They have very friendly staff and the atmosphere of the restaurant...More

Thank Newsha J
Reviewed 31 July 2018

a great way to dine in what once was a petrol station, I must confess I only go there for the pizza, It had been a few years since my last visit. the friendly staff have a way to make you feel right at home....More

Thank 349nick
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Worst salmon I have ever had. The skin was not grilled. Looked like it had been microwaved. The salmon meat was pale and mushy. I like salmon but I couldn’t eat this one. Broccoli had a worm in it. Pasta sauce tasted like it had...More

Thank 375jode
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

The spaghetti carbonara was exceptional and excellent in all aspects! Taste, texture, size and the bacon was crispy and very tasty. Unfortunately, the two pizzas that we ordered were very disappointing. They seemed to lack in flavour and taste as well as the amount of...More

Thank LeslieA140
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Had been going to Gioia for a long time, have taken family and friends for years for their wood fired puzzle. Last time I was there, at about 5pm and on my own, I ordered my usual Quatre Formaggi, or Four Cheeses, which should have...More

Thank Sylviane D
Reviewed 20 April 2018

I was drawn to the layout of this place, which looks like it may once have been a service station. A long open entry corridor with tables on the sides, and more seating inside. It was a perfect Sydney day, and the corridor seating was...More

Thank BigRedAl99
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Went there on a Saturday afternoon outside in the nice cool breeze after watching the league at Leichhardt Oval. The waitresses were very friendly. The food came out very quickly. The pizza was Extraordinary and everything you would expect from a woodfire pizza. We had...More

Thank TheCantabrian
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Top Restaurant both for location and service! People friendly, I like especially to point to two highly professionally waiters: Bart and Michael. The two of them make you for real feel at home! I am not a meat’s fan...but for pasta and pizza, I would...More

1  Thank Kurt v
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

If you go to a late movie session in Sydney, it may be a bit difficult to find a place to have a coffee and comment the film. We are lucky to have Café Gioia close to the Palace Norton Cinema in Leichhardt. In this...More

Thank rosaocho
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

This place serves the best wood fired pizzas. We shared a Norton St special then ordered another type for take away. The service is always friendly and efficient. We couldn’t resist the desserts. I had a homemade tiramisu and Ralph had a huge piece of...More

Thank 129Jenny
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 1:30 AM
10:00 AM - 1:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126A Norton St, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales 2040, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney  >  Leichhardt
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9564 6245
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