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Il Buco

U 4 4 Bay Lane, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
+61 402 765 487
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (357 reviews)
“bruschetta” (43 reviews)
“anti pasti” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
U 4 4 Bay Lane, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

This place seems pretty authentic. Very well managed, great food and friendly service, especially for a BYO including beersies.

Thank Whitebait08
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Small place but great pizza and gorgeous staff They will make the pizza you wish but highly recommend the bruschetta pizza Amazeballs

Thank dispeaks
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This pizza is so good you'll feel like your in Naples! The whole vibe gave me a feel of my European self and reminded me of family holidays to italy. Highly recommend!!! If you leave disappointed you don't know real pizza 😋

Thank Alice C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went a bit early before it opens for dinner. Night time gets quite busy and the shop is fairly small. Great staff - let us know how big everything is which is so helpful as we don’t eat much. The best garlic pizza ever -...More

Thank Alice S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After arriving in Byron in the evening with hungry kids with tummies on a different time setting we located Ill Buco just as it was opening, my husband wasn’t sure (it’s a tiny wee restaurant) but once we tasted the pizza it was just soooo...More

Thank Tamanoanoa
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We are from Sydney but with our Italian family. Best authentic pizza we’ve tasted in Oz. You’ll need to look hard for it, little hole in the wall with a few table. BYO, good tunes and food was on the table pretty quickly although it...More

Thank Cherie B
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely pizza! We had to wait for a while to be seated but it was worth the wait Try the truffle pizza. We had that and four cheese and way preferred truffle pizza 🍕

Thank tayla5478
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Authentic food- check Tasty food- check Great portions- check Great atmosphere- check Awsome staff- check BYO- check Honestly, this place is so amazing! My friend and I shared the antipasti board (small serving is more than enough to share between two, when it arrived I...More

Thank Tilly9308
Reviewed 30 July 2018

There´s no shortage of restaurant options in Byron Bay but friends had recommended Il Buco. Excellent pizzas, thin and crispy not Napolitano style. The burrata was very good and the overall vibe only enhanced by the fact that the place was full of Italians when...More

Thank Matt D
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

A little gem hidden away in A back street. Thanks to TripAdvisor reviews we headed there for a family dinner. Lucky enough to get a table outside and the pizzas were fantastic! Service was great especially as they were so very busy. We weren’t disappointed...More

Thank Lissa M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U 4 4 Bay Lane, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Byron Shire  >  Byron Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 402 765 487
  • E-mail
Simple, honest, real food made with love - Authentic italian artisan pizza, delicious house made salads, authentic Italian gelato + Superb organic coffee Here at Il Buco we work really hard to source only the best ingredients. It is our philosophy to try & stay as local and as seasonal as possible with our produce. We want to support our local farmers & businesses. So our ham is from Bangalow Sweet Pork, our salumi is from the boys at Salumi, our fresh fruit & vegetables are mostly sourced from local farmers including Coopers Shoot Tomatoes & where we need to use imported produce we try to support local distributors to cut down on our fuel emissions! So please enjoy your food knowing that we have made every effort to source the best & most yummy local ingredients that are in season!
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