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#216 of 4,604 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Central Business District
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279 Elizabeth St | Hyde Park Inn, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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San Francisco, California
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Brief review: Older leisure traveler, male. I had passed the restaurant several times during my first visit to Sydney (on Elizabeth Street, just west of the Anzac Memorial in Hyde Park), and decided to stop in for lunch. Upscale surroundings, excellent food, excellent service, recommended.

Thank HonorableRich
Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Located next to and a part of The Hyde Park Inn, Mazzaro Restaurant is an excellent dining experience in the city. First impressions are great: nice ambience, polite staff, linen tablecloths and napkins, candle on each table. The menu is appealing to all tastes, each dish simply explained without any fancy words that the average person does not understand. The... More 

Thank InMyOpinion2159
Adelaide, Australia
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Once again we had a lovely dinner at Mazzaro. An exceptional Shiraz from Orange NSW accompanied my duck which was beautiful. Everyone enjoyed their meals although it was disappointing that a number of specials were no longer available. Finishing with an affogatto topped a lovely night!!

Thank Brian B
Woollahra, Australia
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

I dine at Massar'O every couple of months for lunch with friends, business and sometimes dinner. You'd walk straight past this restaurant if you didn't know it. However, you'd be missing out on one of Sydney's better restaurants. Quiet, professional service, terrific fresh, flavoursome dishes, especially the fish offerings, good wine list and welcoming, but not over the top waiters.

Thank Jaqui L
London, United Kingdom
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163 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Conveniently located opposite Hyde Park and Museum Station this restaurant is well established. The menu of Mediterranean dishes is quite extensive but the quality of the meals and the service seems to be quite variable over 4 recent visits.

Thank Richard D
Bruny Island, Australia
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38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Great food great service, price was very good and size of meal was just right Would go back when in Sydney very clean.

Thank Kerrie A
Adelaide, Australia
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148 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We dined here on a recent trip to Sydney and found the whole experience to be outstanding. The staff were friendly, efficient and unobtrusive. The food was delicious - I had the duck and it was the best I have ever had. The wine list was more than adequate. We chose this restaurant on a whim as we walked past... More 

Thank Dale M
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77 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Found this gem not far from our Sydney hotel and enjoyed an exquisite dinner. The decor, music and atmosphere enhanced the experience of a romantic night out. Service was impeccable, wine delightful with a great selection from Australia, N.Z. And beyond. Our entree and mains were delicious, and beautifully presented. If only I'd have saved room for one of their... More 

Thank Jennifer D
Wagga Wagga, Australia
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

We regularly stay at the Hyde Park Inn next door and always try to have dinner at the Mazzaro Restaurant. We always have a beautiful meal. On this occasion we had a large group and the meals were delicious, the service fantastic and the atmosphere modern. It is fine dining at its best.

Thank WanderingWoollies
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89 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

The food and service is second to none at this restaurant. Fine dining environment, good size meal portions and a very modest price point. Staff are all wonderful. I will definitely be back to this restaurant next visit

Thank Tony C

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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
USD 43
Italian, Mediterranean, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 279 Elizabeth St | Hyde Park Inn, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: 9267-0605

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

Staying in Central Business District

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Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise buildings and after-work drink places, high-end shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle, reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens or picnic lunch at High Park. No matter your interest, be sure to check the full calendar of events hosted by the city, from the Sydney Festival in January to October’s Good Food Month at Hyde Park.
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