191 Verified Diner Reviews

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191 reviews
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Cassie Stapleton

dined on Mon, 19 Dec 2016

Had a great dinner special 2 course meal for $38

dined on Sat, 10 Dec 2016

Food was really good and the staff were attentative ,

dined on Sat, 26 Nov 2016

Wait staff need more training

dined on Sat, 26 Nov 2016

Darling Harbour showcases fireworks at 9pm during summertime!

dined on Sat, 26 Nov 2016

Decent food for general networking

dined on Mon, 14 Nov 2016

We chose the $35 special. We chose mussels and wagyu meatballs for entree. risotto and rump steak for mains. Steak was a bit red for medium but chef cooked it a bit longer for us. I would definitely go back. It was nice to have our drinks to- go as we walked around the harbour.

dined on Sat, 12 Nov 2016

Good service great views good food and wine

dined on Sat, 5 Nov 2016

Great value for money. I had the arancini and the mushroom risotto - both excellent - as part of the $35 menu. Very good place on Darling Harbour. Highly recommended.

dined on Thu, 3 Nov 2016

Great location and views. Food good and portion size good: not too big or too small. Service absolutely hopeless. The place is run by clueless working holiday visa students with seemingly little training. Orders taken wrong on two occasions (once for drinks, once for food). Wine glass spilled by server on one of our party... honest mistake but no offer of discount or making it right (we didn't ask either). Food came out at different times, both starters and main courses; as much as 10 mins apart in one case. Empty glasses and dishes not cleared until we asked. A great location with good food, really let down by bad service.
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About Olivo Restaurant

An Italian all-rounder. Boasting beautiful waterfront views and an international mix of tourists and local diners, Olivo Harbourside is a great Italian restaurant on the busy boardwalk. Hungry tourists stop to browse the menu, while in-the-know regulars stroll in to grab their favourite harbourside table. Chef Glynn Pedlar aims to please with his extensive menu; there are burgers, handmade pastas, salads, fresh seafood, steaks and even kangaroo (much to travellers’ delight!). The beverage list is even longer, with a huge range of Australian and imported wines, beers, spirits and sparkling, as well as a list of classic and original cocktails. Any night of the week, there are regular specials and deals, as well as a handy early morning breakfast menu. As expected, it’s busy on nights with the Darling Harbour crowd, but it’s a great place to people-watch. A must for any tourist in town. Best dish: Angus rump steak.

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