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Gioia Cafe

126A Norton St, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales 2040, Australia
+61 2 9564 6245
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible13%
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“pasta” (11 reviews)
“tiramisu” (3 reviews)
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126A Norton St, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales 2040, Australia
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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

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
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Greeted and seated by a lovely staff member who besides the strong ascent he was very attentive. Pizza was thin in the middle with a nice crusty edge, pasta was delicious. The place could use a face lift but it’s been open for many years...More

Thank julesg93
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Went here as was recommended by a local. The lighting and sitting are awful, great for kids and maybe a large get together. The pizza were OK, not exceptional. Good service, and good wine list, but otherwise passable

Thank undercoverelephant
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Mum and I wandered in off the street and were greeted by very friendly Italian waitresses. We started with cappuccinos which were so good we ordered more at the end of the meal. The garlic bread was a generous 3 pieces, slightly over toasted if...More

Thank WellingtonMish
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

This place is great for a quick pizza but the red sauce pasta dishes are outstanding. Reasonably priced and family friendly it is open all day so great for a late afternoon snack or early dinner. Service is layed back and very friendly.

Thank Sandra H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, 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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