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Shop 3 18 the Strand, Dee Why, Warringah, New South Wales 2099, Australia
+61 2 9982 7931
09:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 22:30
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Sydney, Australia
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was beautiful including all the vegetarian dishes. Selection of wine was also good. We tasted a selection of deserts which was perfect. Thank you for the lovely experience .

Thank SNR193
Sydney, Australia
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128 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I generally avoid here as have had mostly bad service experiences over the years ...although the food can vary from average to great. Have visited twice in past month with friends, and each time service leaves a lot to be desired. The culprits are the older grey-haired man and the older skinny woman...I won't name them as the management knows... More 

1 Thank Paudge
Toronto, Canada
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41 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I dropped in for a beer in the bar. Waited ten minutes for the beer. Was told by the waitress that they were busy making coffee. I asked for my bill, $10.00 for schooner. About double what it should be. The waitress said it's restaurant pricing! I remarked that I was in the bar, not the "restaurant ". Will never... More 

1 Thank Tony G
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Booked outside table, given inside table. No discussion! Waited 45 minutes for our order to be taken. Table set with only half the guests having water glasses. Having waited ten minutes for water then had to wait another 5 to get glasses. And on it went. Service wasn't the worst ever but was so lacking that I won't be going... More 

3 Thank jacquiejoy
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

The staff are the rudest we have ever come across so for that reason we would never go there again and tell everyone to avoid it.

2 Thank Susan B
Sydney, Australia
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90 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Stella Blu has been around for years & years - they must be doing something right! This Italian Restaurant offers a variety of choice of Italian entree's, pastas and mains. There is a buzzy atmosphere and it's usually full of locals. The location opposite the beach in Dee Why is good. The new bar food menu is also very tasty,... More 

Thank Anita W
Sydney, Australia
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59 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This was a return visit and they have maintained quality meals, with service and a smile. Suggest you book for busy weekend periods. Check out the weather forecast before you decide if you want to sit outside or indoors. Leave room to share a fruit platter after mains. Will be back.

Thank Janet61_11
Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Not sure how many times I've been there - dinner, lunch, breakfast, coffee or a drink. Good honest Italian food, nothing terribly fancy but it is beautifully presented, generous portions and reasonably priced. Definitely the best "restaurant" on Dee Why beach. We went on Saturday night and the it full, yet the service was attentive without being overbearing. Will keep... More 

Thank LizCDY
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

My favourite spot on the beaches... not sure how people complain. The service is amazing and the food is great - always above and beyond plus a perfect spot across from the beach and BYO wine which I love as I work for a wine company and I'm super particular with my wine.... I've been a few times now and... More 

Thank Aisports
Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I thought we'd try this place for the first time. A busy Saturday night, we hadn't booked but we were found a table by a very welcoming member of staff. We were served and attended to promptly. Food arrived hot and freshly made. All was flavoursome, homemade and good sized portions. The restaurant was a bit noisy,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 3 18 the Strand, Dee Why, Warringah, New South Wales 2099, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Warringah  >  Dee Why
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9982 7931

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?