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U 2 30 Donald St, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia (Formerly Casa de Oro)
+61 2 4981 3232
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2015

We were originally going to watercress but it wasn't open, so we head to Casa De Oro. Thank god, because the food was incredible, the service friendly and the place not crowded. I haven't eaten such a good feed since my trip to the Solomon Islands. It was exotic, tasty and well crafted. As a vegetarian it's so hard to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2015 via mobile

Great food , good prices Next time in Nelson bay would for sure go back First time having paela & always wanted to taste it and was and is one of my favourite foods now - very nice Aystralian seafood in it also

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Thank racheljasper1971
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2014 via mobile

Casa d'oro is a great restaurant in Nelson Bay. Fresh pizzas, made in front of you, with fresh dough - haven't had another pizza with a fresh dough base in Nelson Bay, making a nice thin and crispy base. The pizza and sangria were delicious. Saw lovely Spanish dishes on other tables as well. The staff were friendly and helpful,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2014

I'm almost can't believe the negative comments on here. I have never had a bad experience at this restaurant and after having another great meal again tonight, I almost feel like these people are going to a different place. The food is extremely flavoursome and cooked perfectly.. The staff are attentive and sometimes they might make a little mistake but... More 

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1 Thank Robert B
Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2013

Was there this weekend (Oct 19, 2013). The Paella was delicious ($52). The servers were very nice but seemed a bit understaffed. The pizza, unfortunately, was horrible ($16). One of my friends said that the pizza is the kind you would expect in a non-western country where the concept of "pizza" is foreign ... and I have to agree: from... More 

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Thank m19782013
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2013

We bought a pizza to take away but when we got back to our room it was inedible - way too salty. We didn't want to go back then as we'd settled in for the evening, so we called them and they were pretty blasé about it. So we called in the next evening and they said they'd tasted everything... More 

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Thank KiwiKate55
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2013

Ate at casa de oro Nelson Bay tonight with my wife and 8 month child. The place was empty but then again it was a thursday night, not in holiday times. The advertisement for paella drew us in. We thought the price of $52 was on the higher end for Spanish paella but hoped it was worth it. The service... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2013

We had dinner at Casa d'Oro on Friday night and haven't stopped raving about it since. We had garlic chilli prawns, the Kumera chips with blue cheese dip, s&p calamari and the mussels. Everything was perfect. Even the garlic bread, the best I've had for a long time. We ordered the large in each and they are indeed large. There... More 

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3 Thank Hell-lish
Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2013

Have just returned from a very pleasant evening at Casa de Oro. 5 hungry people devoured fried chorizo, olives, Spanish chicken and S&P calamari as our tapas, a chicken pizza (wood fired and yum) and finally some paella, all washed down with 2 jugs of sangria! (a must try - nicer than some we had in Spain) So don't bother... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2013 via mobile

Not sure about some of the previous reviews we thought we would try for ourselves and were pleasantly surprised. The tapas plates we had were all tasty and enough of a taster for all 4 of us. The pizza was great and a reasonable price for the quality. The service was fantastic and attentive without being intrusive and we had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 25
Cuisine
Spanish
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U 2 30 Donald St, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia (Formerly Casa de Oro)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Port Stephens  >  Nelson Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4981 3232

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