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“Delicious Italian Amongst the Vines”

Il Cacciatore Restaurant
Ranked #13 of 58 Restaurants in Pokolbin
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Description: 2018 and 2019 Savour Australia™ Awards for Excellence – Italian Restaurant GOLD – NSW Regional and SILVER - National Il Cacciatore specializes in Northern Italian Inspired Cuisine. Il Cacciatore is open from 6pm nightly. Lunch on Saturdays and Sundays from noon. Reservations are recommended for both dinner and lunch. Il Cacciatore is licensed, reservations recommended. Take Out of pizzas and pastas are available for pick from 5pm nightly.
Reviewed 20 September 2020

My husband and I are staying at the Hermitage Lodge next door and decided to dine at Il Cacciatore as it was an easy 2 min walk. We were not disappointed. Tasty food at reasonable prices. Staff were very friendly and they’ve mastered service especially during these difficult times. We had an entree (mussels and quail special) each followed by a main course of the chicken involitini and chorizo pasta of the day. I have not been to Northern Italy but if this is the food, then I would happily travel there when we can! We also got a bottle of the Cockfighter’s Ghost Nebbiolo. Reasonable prices and we did not leave hungry! Highly recommend the key lime cheesecake to share!

Date of visit: September 2020
Thank tannie24
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Reviewed 13 September 2020 via mobile

Sprained my ankle getting to their restaurant. Was in an incredible amount of pain. Went with friends so wanted to stick it out for the night. But the car staff cut me off because I went to the bathroom. And took away my two drinks. Food wasn't terrible but staff have no soul. Don't go here of you want to have a good time.

Date of visit: September 2020
Thank kristy31
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dreammaker007, Owner at Il Cacciatore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2020

As a licenced venue we are bound by the regulations surrounding the responsible service of alcohol. As part of these regulations we as a business have a responsibility to ensure our staff are not only appropriately trained in the responsible service but empowered to make decisions that conform to these regulations. The repercussions of ignoring or disregarding these has the potential to affect not only our business with significant fines and in extreme cases the suspension or loss of our licence but critically our staff can be personally liable for their actions or omissions. So yes, you are correct the staff did make the decision based on their observations and training to no longer serve you and remove the drinks from your table. These drinks were removed from your account in accordance with the regulations you were asked to leave the restaurant.

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Reviewed 10 September 2020

Great food and service. Staff, ambiance wine list and menu are world class . Enjoyed a bottle of there own labeled bubble, great.

Date of visit: September 2020
Thank Kenjm4150
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Reviewed 9 September 2020 via mobile

Fantastic great entre aranchi balls main seafood desert lime pie all really good quality. Covid safe tables spaced temperature taken registration done . Service was terrific

Date of visit: September 2020
Thank janetted952
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Reviewed 8 September 2020 via mobile

Really wonderful food. Not cheap, but very authentic Italian with delicious fresh tasting ingredients and great service. Limited vegetarian options, but fish was great!

Date of visit: September 2020
Thank Conor M
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