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Lucio Pizzeria

#80 of 4,559 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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248 Palmer Street | Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
+61 2 9332 3766
18:00 - 22:00
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Wed - Mon 18:00 - 22:00
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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely great pizza! Lucio is located outside the usual tourist area and it's not particularly attractive.. but pizza is delicious and authentic. We were sitting outside and truly enjoyed it.

Thank FedericoPaesano
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decent pizza but they tried to give us (cheaper) mozzeralla when we ordered the Burrata. When questioned they miraculously returned with actual Burrata. I guess they thought they could get away with it.

Thank Jonny W
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a short trip to Sydney and this was our second visit to Lucio. Just like the first time, the food was delicious. We had an bianche pizza that was amazing. Light dough with fine toppings. Accompanied by a simple but tasty salad. We topped it off with a lovely dessert. Our next trip might just be to Italy.... More 

Thank Natasha M
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32 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Another one of my favourite pizzas in Sydney, this little institition has a no bookings policy and if your not here by 6.15pm, it is hard to nab a table. The pizzas are what your here for but the entrees are also delicious such as a caprese salad with burrata or slow cooked optopus or the antipasto platter. The pizzaiolo... More 

Thank PrincessGreedyGuts
Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Do yourself a favour and order a Siciliana pizza.You will not be disappointed. Yummy dough with great texture from the marinated eggplant cubes and ricotta cheese..Very nice service too. I also had the panna cotta as dessert and it was very good too.

Thank stefania p
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

A friend and I always try pizza places whenever we travel and when staying in Sydney a few weeks ago we chose Lucio Pizzeria. The restaurant itself wasn't too far from our hotel, but is a little walk away from the main areas of Sydney. It is set amongst a square with a few other Bars/restaurants and is a great... More 

Thank wehttamuk
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

This is the Zetland branch of Lucio's. The pizza is the real Neapolitan item - as good as you can get outside Napoli. The eggplant parmigiana (provided it comes hot) is perfection. The gnocchi are the best I've ever had. The staff are friendly and obliging and the ambience is pleasant. About the only downside is that you have to... More 

Thank soler97
Melbourne, Australia
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

The pizza here is very good, made according to the Italian tradition with fresh ingredient and delicious toppings. The staff is friendly and quick, We sat down, ordered and received our pizza within 15 minutes. Great little place, I'll definitely come back here!

Thank enricodella
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7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We went here based on the trip advisor reviews for the area and were not disappointed with the food. Probably one the best wood fire oven pizzas I've ever had! Unfortunately something went wrong with the order and two of our pizzas weren't actually put through to the kitchen. This meant by the time we got our food, the rest... More 

Thank wayre13
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Food was just above average, pizza quite floppy like many pizza restaurants. Some people like it like that but I prefer a firmer base. Toppings were yummy. Enjoyed the zucchini flowers but have had better elsewhere. I'm gluten intolerant and was surprised there were no GF options. Rocket and Parmesan salad was nice. Would probably go back but not for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$22
Italian, Pizza
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 248 Palmer Street | Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Darlinghurst
  • Neighbourhood: Darlinghurst
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9332 3766
Lucio Pizzeria, founded and owned by Chef Lucio De Falco, brings the traditional taste of Naples to Sydney. We are a proud member of the AVPN.

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Home of the small bar revolution in Sydney, Darlinghurst has more bars per capita than any other suburb. Themes range from American whiskey bars and 1950’s theme bars to hidden bars requiring secret passwords. Oxford Street is the "Gay Capital" of Australia, where gay and lesbian-friendly venues feature “diva shows” and dancing until the morning. Vintage lovers flock to Crown Street, and small designer boutiques can be found along Victoria and Bourke Streets. Dining in Darlinghurst is a gastronomic adventure. Food from all over the world is on the menu, from American ribs to tapas, sushi to gelato and every ethnicity in between.
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