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Italian and Sons

7 Lonsdale St | Braddon, Canberra, Australia
+61 2 6162 4888
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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“pasta” (79 reviews)
“sardines” (20 reviews)
“tiramisu” (34 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7 Lonsdale St | Braddon, Canberra, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Walked in around 8PM on Saturday night after a Raiders game, place was FULL but the staff quickly reset a table and we were ready to go. We had a few drinks, some delicious focaccia, wood fired pizza and fresh pasta. I've had a lot...More

Thank tpg_esq
Reviewed 5 days ago

Husband and I had a table at the early sitting on Friday night after 'walking in' off the street. Service from Nino (Tony) was excellent - very welcoming and helpful. Very popular eating spot with great ambiance but we could not find value here -...More

Thank Philip L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a very nice italian meal. Restaurant had a great feel. Very good wine list featuring Italian wines. To die for sour dough.

Thank Melissa M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

To be honest they had me at Italian. This aside this was a great resteraunt with great food. The service and attention from the staff was impeccable. It's a little packed in so might be a little loud when crowded but I loved the food.

Thank John C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service and food left a lot to be desired. Owner rude, and both food and drinks overpriced. Will not return....ever!!!

Thank Jay M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The selection of pizzas and pasta and specials is great. The waiters were friendly and the wine /beer selection was all Italian which was great. Only comment is the prices are a premium.

Thank benjaminn111
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ambience felt good on arrival. Our coats were taken care of & we were shown to a small table near the kitchen. Menu & drinks arrived promptly. Noise level was high but mostly from a family table next to us where some of the...More

Thank Kevin-Koala
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If this was any more Italian you would be in Rome. Loved it. Food great, service Italian. What more do you you want. They even served us after nine when nobody else would. Licensed and lots of food and beverage choices. A definite thumbs up!

Thank Raydale
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On arrival the staff are very welcoming and spoke in Italian to us, we were seated in the back which was romantic, the menu is authentic. We ordered pizza and pasta and out of all the pizza and pasta we have had over the years,...More

Thank craig b
Reviewed 24 May 2017

A group of us had dinner at Italian and Sons. The restaurant wasn't full but even so it was quite noisy. People couldn't hear the waiter explain the evenings dishes. As I sat waiting for my meal, a waiter was serving people at the table...More

Thank fun2travelCanberra
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Has the politeness and attention to customers improved? Some of the reviews really put one off visiting this Restaurant
4 March 2017|
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Response from Elizabeth1960_10 | Reviewed this property |
The are better options in Canberra. I wouldn't go here again. The reviews are accurate.
Helen M
Are you BYO?
3 March 2015|
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Response from Blob123 | Reviewed this property |
No they are not BYO and have a very nice selection of wines
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Lonsdale St | Braddon, Canberra, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6162 4888
  • E-mail
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