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A Tavola

#50 of 4,625 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
As featured in Best Food in Sydney
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348 Victoria Street | Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
+61 2 9331 7871
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
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Cologne, Germany
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Small restaurant with a romantic touch, you will enjoy the atmosphere going in couple. The menu is small but you will find happiness in any of the pasta dishes! And we recommend strongly to taste the dessert cremino al ciocolato! Delicious

Thank Audrey V
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

And probably also one of the best restaurants period. Intimate atmosphere, killer wine list and amazing food. Service is next level :)

Thank AnjaSophie
Chicago, Illinois
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80 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in Sydney and want to experience authentic Italian food you must come here! Plus, the restaurant is located in Darlinghurst, a very nice neighborhood that was walking distance from our apartment. We found this restaurant after doing some research on Trip Advisor before our trip. It was our first night in Sydney and we were excited to... More 

Thank davidm1014
Sydney, Australia
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62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a really lovely birthday dinner here - food was beautiful and full of flavour, service was very warm and welcoming. A thoroughly enjoyable evening, highly recommend A Tavola to anyone looking for an authentic Italian meal in Sydney.

Thank Jon C
North Westchester, Connecticut
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A Tavalo is a great fine dining option in a small town with few fine restaurants with outstanding home made pasta. Try the lamb ragout, my husband was swooning. Portions are large, service is friendly.

Thank erc5
Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ended up here by chance - the weather being so bad that we didn't want to keep searching. Limited menu choice on purpose - the chef makes really good food from the best ingredients that day. We really enjoyed our choices and more importantly the descriptions of both the food and wine from our very knowledgeable waiter, who really made... More 

Thank Ted S
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Being unable to make an online reservation, we chanced our luck and walked a kilometre to find this small Italian restaurant. We were in luck. What a find and well worth the walk! We shared the delicious Baked Olives starter and then both loved the Pappardell Al Ragu. Finally, the Crémino Al Chocolato was simply superb. What a find!

1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

This is a stand out restaurant. I am from Europe and can tell you this is up there with the best Italian restaurants on the continent, Italy included. From the fantastic service (all Italians, who are kind, funny, passionate and attentive), the ambiance (candlelit and romantic, I always request to sit upstairs so we have our own table, but others... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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223 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Went here for lunch with my wife. We we welcomed like a family member and given first class service. The food was most tasty and good sized serve. Whilst not cheap I would return in a heartbeat!

1 Thank RodGarnett
Region of Waterloo, Canada
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37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent experience with my gal. Fabulous service and food. Prices a little high but worth it. We will be back.

1 Thank Paul S
Atavoladarlo, Owner at A Tavola, responded to this review

Thanks Paul. Hope to see you back soon. Grazie More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$56 - US$64
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 348 Victoria Street | Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Darlinghurst
  • Neighbourhood: Darlinghurst
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9331 7871
A Tavola was established in 2007 in buzzing Darlinghurst on Victoria Street by chef owner Eugenio Maiale. A Tavola quickly earnt a reputation of being one of Sydney's best places to go for authentic Italian pasta. The long marble table is filled with loyal and regular diners - all seduced by the simplicity and honesty of Eugenio's food and especially his love of good pasta.

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Staying in Darlinghurst

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Home of the small bar revolution in Sydney, Darlinghurst has more bars per capita than any other suburb. Themes range from American whiskey bars and 1950’s theme bars to hidden bars requiring secret passwords. Oxford Street is the "Gay Capital" of Australia, where gay and lesbian-friendly venues feature “diva shows” and dancing until the morning. Vintage lovers flock to Crown Street, and small designer boutiques can be found along Victoria and Bourke Streets. Dining in Darlinghurst is a gastronomic adventure. Food from all over the world is on the menu, from American ribs to tapas, sushi to gelato and every ethnicity in between.
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