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Nonna Gio Ristorante

526 King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
+61 2 8964 3540
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good14%
  • Average0%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible0%
17 Mar 2018
“Never had better Italian food”
2 Feb 2018
“Date night”
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Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
526 King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
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1 - 10 of 21 reviews

Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

I've booked this restaurant on two occasions. Once they simply forgot I made a booking request and appologized to assure me this would never happen again. Then I stupidly decided to book again. I reserved for four family members for mother's day; literally weeks and...More

Thank BlondeBunny
Luca V, Owner at Nonna Gio Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

We are very sorry for your inconveniences you've suffered, and would like the chance to make it up to you. We did reach out not 12 hours after the initial cancellation to let you know that we would be in fact remaining open on Mother's...More

Reviewed 22 March 2018

We went on a Saturday night and there was only one other table occupied, the people are really nice as is the décor and atmosphere of the place. What let us down was the food. It sounded fantastic on the menu, but in reality we...More

Thank 67DMTB
Luca V, Owner at Nonna Gio Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2018

As we explained during your stay, the dry pasta was required for the rocket pesto dish, in fact the other two options on the menu both included fresh homemade ravioli and tortellini, as they suited their respective dishes. All ingredients are sourced fresh and tasty,...More

Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Fairly new restaurant that I visited for the first time tonight. Owned and hosted by a beautiful Italian family who are attentive and great to chat to. The food is traditional and stunning, had the rocket pesto tonight-delicate flavour and I finished the entire generous...More

Thank AshleyVSera
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Sorry, tonight was very average. I invited two friends for dinner as previous this had been a lovely place to eat. Not tonight though. Service was frankly very poor. We waited well over an hour for mains only to get two small pork sausages and...More

3  Thank Brad J
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

A beautiful quaint traditional Italian restaurant. Rosa is an amazing chef, the food was made with love and delicious! A freshly prepared salumi and olive plate to begin and a lovely glass of wine! This restaurant is perfect for a quiet dinner with your love...More

Thank kaymac2703
Luca V, Owner at Nonna Gio Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

Thank you for your beautiful words, Rosie is a wonderful chef and she will never disappoint. Ciao

Reviewed 31 January 2018

“We like to keep it nice and cosy so we can have this,” Luca Vingiani says, gesturing to the space between him and I. I’m sitting in Nonna Gio, the little Italian restaurant that he runs with his wife, Rosangela (Rosie), on King Street in...More

1  Thank Jackie M
Reviewed 4 December 2017

From the beginning Luca and Rosie welcome you as if that was their own house. Service friendly and warm and delicious food. Rosie delivers from the kitchen what she learnt from her family tradition! Try it! you won't regret it!

1  Thank Piero F
Luca V, Owner at Nonna Gio Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2018

Piero, thanks a lot for your kind words, it was a great pleasure having you at Nonna's table. Wish to see you again soon. Ciao Nonna Gio'

Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

After reading a few favourable reviews of this restaurant I was eager to try it for myself. My husband and I came for our anniversary dinner, and had a cute table tucked in at the back to ourselves. The service was very friendly, and the...More

1  Thank Jessica R
Luca V, Owner at Nonna Gio Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Jessica, what an honour to accommodate you on your special day! We are glad that you appreciated our small operation and can't wait to see you again.

Reviewed 12 November 2017

Nonna Gio is a recently opened Italian restaurant on King Street. Certainly a welcome addition to the area, it's on the former site of Pelo Hair Salon, Small and cosy (22 seats) it has a beautiful atmosphere befitting a family restaurant. The menu is small...More

Thank Wayne M
Luca V, Owner at Nonna Gio Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Wayne, thank you so much for your review and kind words, we had so much pleasure hosting you. Come back soon for a different menu...

Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Amazing place . I had better food then when I was in Italy . Nice atmosphere , small and cozy family place . We left in so good mood .

1  Thank Evgenia S
Luca V, Owner at Nonna Gio Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Eugenia, very happy that you enjoyed our company. Please come in again, we'll be very happy to host you again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 29 - USD 34
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Digital Payments
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 526 King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney  >  Newtown>  > Newtown
  • Neighbourhood: Newtown
  • Phone Number: +61 2 8964 3540
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Description
Nonna Gio invites you to dinner with the family tonight… We’re a young establishment with an ancient history, who wish only to share it with you.
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