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The Italian Restaurant

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12 The Entrance Rd, The Entrance, New South Wales 2261, Australia
+61 2 4333 8885
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11:30 - 20:30
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
Sat - Sun 11:30 - 20:30
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Kitchener,Ontario, Canada
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We arrived with a large group and they were very accommodating. Took pictures of use looked after us all. Great Food. Only one small issue, they won't do separate bills.

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Thank gord001
Steven M, Manager at The Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for the positive comments. The staff and I appreciate the feedback and look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had fantastic service and food however the dessert I ordered was 'mousse with wild strawberry and balsamic'. It was once frozen and thawed. Seriously bad to serve something like that for $10.50. Also, one piece of cannoli for $7.50 (although nice) was over the top! For that price, I expect everything freshly made daily. That's why I give overall... More 

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Thank Japankeehnes
Steven M, Manager at The Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your belated review. The wild strawberry and balsamic mousse is meant to be served as a frozen dessert and has not been on our menu for many months. The staff and I appreciate the feedback and look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Gosford, Australia
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was so busy yet I could not fault the service, the staff were so prompt and friendly and the food was mouth watering. Keep up the good work guys. Always love coming back to this restaurant.

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Thank Mega-Ray
Steven M, Manager at The Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for the positive comments. The staff and I appreciate the feedback and look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The oysters Kilpatrick are a great starter or the salt n pepper chilli squid you can't go wrong. The chicken schnitzel bosciolla is a massive meal but you can't help yourself by finishing it. Make sure to check out the specials. A nice relaxing dinner/lunch and wine over looking the Entrance

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Thank Scott A
Steven M, Manager at The Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for the positive comments. The staff and I appreciate the feedback and look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Green Point, Australia
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have to say that I have been here twice and walked away very disappointed. Very overrated with a great position on the boardwalk was the only positive. Steak cold, under cooked and tough. Seafood over cooked and suspect not fresh. Have had better food at a pub or club bistro. Will not be returning.

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Thank Stuart W
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's really relaxing here, great food and we have been several times. The staff are very friendly and the view great right in the water!

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Thank Boags W
Steven M, Manager at The Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for the positive comments. The staff and I appreciate the feedback and look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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83 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here on a visit to the Central Coast. The fact that we had to arrange our own tables should have been a warning sign. I had to ask the staff to take our order, and the drinks arrived fairly quickly, except the water that never did. Again for the food, I had to go looking for the staff... More 

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Thank abeb1900
Terrigal, Australia
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65 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had been here before & found that the food & service was fine, it was in the off season in May. We decided because it's summer & a lovely location over looking The Entrance waterway it would be a great location to share a meal with friends, big mistake. We were seated & the waitress took our drinks order,... More 

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1 Thank NiceyG
Steven M, Manager at The Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. I sincerely apologies for your experience. We appreciate all feed back good or bad. Your review has been dearly noted and this will be brought up in this weeks staff meeting and addressed accordingly. More 

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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I came here for dinner and waited 40minutes for our dinner, we eventually left the restaurant without eating. Very disappointing!

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Thank massalkhi
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Attentive friendly and professional service. Tasty pizza and Caesar salad. Great coffee. Beautiful waterfront location. Best service on the coast.

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Thank Tan G
Steven M, Manager at The Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for the positive comments. The staff and I appreciate the feedback and look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$32
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 20:30
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
Saturday
11:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 The Entrance Rd, The Entrance, New South Wales 2261, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  The Entrance
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4333 8885

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?