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Olivo Harbourside

#264 of 4,736 Restaurants in Sydney}
££ - £££, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Harbourside Darling Harbour | Level 1, Shop 297-297, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9280 4200
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“arancini” (8 reviews)
“garlic bread” (10 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 22:00All hours
Australian, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Harbourside Darling Harbour | Level 1, Shop 297-297, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went on a week night so it wasn't too busy. Service varied with a quick entre but slow mains and a forgotten coffee. Food also varied. Arancini was good but a bit cold. Bruschetta was average really. The mains were generous size with the...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Special deal tonight was $37 per person for two courses. My bruschetta was ok, maybe a little soggy and I wish the bread was a little thicker. My wife’s garlic bread was awesome though, the best we have had. Angus steak main was very tasty...More

Thank Kade S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Why not visit this little restaurant at Happy Hour and enjoy the ambience of Darling Harbour with a glass of your favourite beer or wine at half price. A lovely accompaniment to a tasty meal. Try the mustard and herb encrusted salmon or the beer...More

Thank rnorris747
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kangaroo burger not the best taste. Servers didn't seem to care and we didn't stay long. Beer tap wasn't working and when we asked for bottled beer instead, we were told it wasn't part of the 'meal-deal' (i.e. burger or fish with beer), only the...More

Thank Christy_Luv2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dine here regularly, always a very warm welcome, staff are pleasant and efficient, food generally is good and aimed at the tourist market. Pricing perhaps offers the best value in the Darling Harbour / Cockle Bay are with $37 for 2 courses even in peak...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had breakfast at Olivo twice and both times service was very prompt and all the food we had was very nice.

Thank Ivysreviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hi all When ordering, just make sure the brother of the owner is not there, ‘cause he may over ride your order, and half an hour later you are waiting for your beer and blaming poor staff- who did nothing wrong!!!

Thank Bruce E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First impression of Olivo on Sydney Harbour was immediately impressive by the way we were greeted by the front staff with their friendly attitude. The menu had many choices to choose from and the food was delicious and reasonably priced. We sat outside with a...More

Thank Susie C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service was a little slow but friendly. Food was good and good serves. What spoils this restaurant is the noise not the place to have a quiet conversation

Thank William W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a nice starter and main-meal outside with a lovely Harbour-view. Friendly staff and they allow BYO-wine only!

Thank Sigi22
Darling Harbour
The original docklands of Darling Harbour have been
transformed into a tourist mecca with entertainment
for the whole family. Cockle Bay Wharf offers dining
options from budget to upscale and million dollar
views of the harbour. Young crowds gather on weekends
for nightlife that ranges from salsa clubs to Dj’s.
Families can visit the Chinese Gardens of Friendship
or the Sydney Aquarium, one of the largest in the
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17 July 2016|
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Response from scorpio_2318 | Reviewed this property |
Yes we did it on a weekend. Well worth it
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$26
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harbourside Darling Harbour | Level 1, Shop 297-297, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9280 4200
  • E-mail
Traditional Italian Cuisine served using homely Australian ingredients
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