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Buon Ricordo

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108 Boundary St, Paddington, New South Wales 2021, Australia
+61 2 9360 6729
18:00 - 22:30
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Tue - Sat 18:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
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Sydney, Australia
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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love, love, love Buon Ricordo. It is my favourite restaurant in Sydney. Exceptional food and service. A must do.

Thank Kittykatsydney1960
Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Buon Ricordo Upon entering, Buon Ricordo felt immediately comfortable and relaxing. Later on as I settled in, I began to appreciate the many artworks that were installed. The staff were friendly and welcoming but were also able to maintain an elegantly distinguished poise (but NOT snobby) throughout the service. The owner greeted me personally, warmly and jovially. I tried to... More 

Thank Kurokujikiri
Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I have been eating at this restaurant for over 28 years. There is not better Italian food in Australia. From the service to the food to the almosphere, never has Armando or Gemma let me down. A credit to the food industry of this country. We are lucky to have them. I feel lucky to say I have eaten hear... More 

Thank Pamela F
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110 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Superb! The food is sublime. The wine list is exceptional. And the service is outstanding. The fettuccine with truffled egg is a signature dish and is one of the best pasta dishes I have ever tasted anywhere!

Thank Shane C
Orange, Australia
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Have been a kid in a candy shop before but nothing like this... the pictures of Armandos fine fare on the website, was cause for a watering mouth and the real thing was outstanding. The service was perfect, welcomed like old friends as we arrived and the classic decor was fitting for classic Italian cuisine. Sharing of entrees was a... More 

Thank Dave B
Melbourne, Australia
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138 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

A birthday dinner for 6, great ambience, consistent attentive service. The Kingfish with Campari crystals was excellent, the spatchcock spicy with zing. A fine wine list with ample choices of imported or local, by the glass or bottle. Their Affogato was a great end to an excellent dinner.

Thank Selrahc49
Sydney, Australia
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We have visited Buon Ricordo a number of times over the past 10 years. It's very consistent at delivering delightedly food combined with an elegant, friendly experience. The signature dish of fresh fettuccine and truffled egg with fresh grated parmesan is just a treat - but I enjoy looking beyond this to other dishes on the menu - and these... More 

Thank WindLover2001
Sydney, Australia
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55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

This is high on our list of good Italian restaurants in the East. Food - sophisticated and well executed. Obviously you should try their icon fettuccine and truffle egg. Service - a good mix of friendliness and effectiveness. Never feel wanting for a drink and they will talk to you about service timing during the meal, so you can decide... More 

Thank Bruce M
Armidale, Australia
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

My partner and I came here, as a celebratory dinner. He has been here quite a few times before with his mother's family, but it was my first time. I was promised authentic Italian food and I got it. The staff were immediately very friendly and the atmosphere was lovely. We shared 2 entrée dishes, a complimentary bruschetta, the creamy... More 

Thank kathleen041288
Sydney, Australia
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305 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Door is shut so you need to push your way in. Inside is homey yet smart with huge paintings. The maitre d was welcoming and kind. Waiters were very present but not annoying. Better than that, they were charming and I felt looked after. The food was amazing. Major tip is to have the pasta with truffle. Simply divine; perfecto.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 26 - USD 74
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 Boundary St, Paddington, New South Wales 2021, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Paddington>  > Paddington
  • Neighbourhood: Paddington
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9360 6729

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Paddington

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Named after its London namesake, the suburb of Paddington showcases streets lined with restored Victorian terrace houses with very distinctive features, like high ceilings and cast-iron balconies. It is home to some of Sydney’s most prestigious art galleries, including the Wagner Art Gallery and the Butler Good Gallery, as well as the tourist attraction, Paddington Markets, located in the grounds surrounding the Paddington Uniting Church and Paddington Public School. Paddington is a hub for high-end shopping featuring famous contemporary Australian designers, as well as up-market spas. Foodies are drawn to Paddington for well-known Australian chefs, modern and traditional Italian food, fantastic coffee, passionate brewers and even handmade chocolates.
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