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The Italian Byron Bay

2 Bay St | 2481, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
+61 2 6680 7055
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (35 reviews)
“pork belly” (25 reviews)
“gamberi” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
2 Bay St | 2481, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We absolutely loved this place! The cocktails were delicious, for dinner we had slow cooked lamb lasagne & slow cooked beef ribs, both a stand out! Dessert was the best chocolate cake we have ever had. Fantastic service to top it off.

Thank Burrrga
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a great dinner at the Italian! The food was delicious but what really stood out was the service. Our glasses were never empty! Thank you for a great night!

Thank PaulyFrequentFlyer
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went here a year ago for our first date, and again last weekend for our one year anniversary. The first occasion we loved it and had a superb evening. The food was great, and being a pescatarian was no issue as there where a...More

Thank Jazmine C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The booking was for 8pm. There were probably 60 + for dinner. Thank god we got there early and were given a glass of wine as the next took over 1/2 hr. The shared entree plates which had only a cheese and mac fry that...More

1  Thank sebgus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice food great service. Not so authentic Italian at least the 2 dishes we had. The service made up for it when our late guest arrived .

Thank rjainsley
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for my birthday hoping for fine dining but were disappointed. It seemed very crowded, rushed and impersonal. The food was OK but we were hoping for more.

Thank TravelQueenJean
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Meals were brought out promptly, no major issues generally. Snapper was swimming in oil. Shocked to pay $12.00 for a handful of carrots as a side dish. A little overrated considering it’s in a prime coastal location. Have had more scrumptious Italian food in country...More

Thank Harry V
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for dinner - enjoyed a cocktail first and then 12 hour cooked beef which was delicious. Good service and a nice room away from the noisy hotel.

1  Thank JanineON
Reviewed 30 October 2017

The Italian is the perfect place to get some great food at a reasonable price. The cheese board had a great selection, and Oysters were even better. The staff were always on the ball and kept dropping by to check on us. The Italian has...More

1  Thank Varun_723
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The service we received, and we were well looked after by Frea, was top shelf. The food was plentiful and quick. A good wine selection is offered. There were a few shortages in the ingredients of the marinara, however the chef added plenty of extras...More

Thank mastermuzz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Bay St | 2481, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Byron Shire  >  Byron Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6680 7055
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