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Pacinos Italian Restaurant

5 East Street, Rockhampton, Queensland 4700, Australia
+61 7 4922 5833
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good29%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (33 reviews)
“octopus” (4 reviews)
“gnocchi” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 East Street, Rockhampton, Queensland 4700, Australia
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21 - 30 of 279 reviews

Reviewed 2 August 2017

Our experience was improved by the quality of the wonderful staff at this restaurant. Unfortunately, I accidentally ordered two dishes with a creamy sauce (Lamb's Brains and Lobster Ravioli) and was disappointed to find that both sauces tasted exactly the same. My brains dish was...More

4  Thank Janelle D
Reviewed 23 July 2017

I was very impressed, and pleasantly surprised, with my dinner. I had walked by Pacino's a number of times before stopping in for a bite. And I'm glad I did. Pacino's is popular and gets crowded in the evening. I ordered the spaghetti with meatballs...More

Thank tcarlsonjr
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

I have no connection to this restaurant, but what an amazing meal was had by us all. We all had a different entree and main meal, so we tasted each other's meals. Could not fault the service ( it was starting to get very busy)...More

Thank 2greynomads2010
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Hmm. Taxi Driver and a work associate both recommended this resturant as the best in town. I had trouble catching an eye of wait staff to be seated. My spaghetti vongole was quick to come out. It had Parmesan already on it. From a packet...More

6  Thank AllisonjaneBrisbane
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our meals throughly. The gnocchi was freshly made and full of flavour, the best gnocchi I have had in CQ. My partner had the lamb rack which you would go a long way to find such a delicious meal. When we asked the...More

Thank BiancaZzz
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We've been here a couple of times now. The food saves the place. You may need a second mortgage to eat here and the owners are not above telling white lies to sell a menu item. The service is OK because of the attention to...More

4  Thank Brad H
Reviewed 4 July 2017

I was staying at the Empire and I got lasagna as a take away. Fed me for two nights. Nice side salad too.

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

We just had the best meal for our month away in Nth Qld. The food and service was exceptional provided by the whole family that own this Resturant. The atmosphere was friendly and welcoming and Lucia, Hugo and Pa were so helpful and hospitable. My...More

1  Thank Hales2010
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Travelling from Mackay we determined what type of cuisine we wanted and were thrilled when we found out that this restaurant was on the ground floor of the Empire Apartment building. Whilst I enjoy cooking Italian at home there's nothing like some special dishes at...More

Thank BrisbaneSenrab
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Nice place, alongside two other eateries. Food was very good, pasta's excellent. Lobster ravioli aas really good. Service was a bit hit and miss - I ordered a beer, it never arrived, but was on the bill. No trouble to sort out though. Mains are...More

Thank gazman3
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10 August 2016|
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Response from Heather S | Reviewed this property |
Very reasonable .... Comparative to other places... Meal was very enjoyable and worth the $$$$$'s
2 February 2015|
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Response from lu888ky | Reviewed this property |
Distressing stuff and I would not be happy with it. Unfortunately, indifferent service, poorly cooked food and Melbourne prices are all too common in Rockhampton in my experience. We like Pucinos because we have not... More
28 December 2014|
Response from Vikki B | Reviewed this property |
I find it interesting that in amongst very average reviews generally, there are a couple of scintillating reviews... To be fair though, I have not yet tried their new venue...I thought it looked Egyptian or Turkish but saw... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 East Street, Rockhampton, Queensland 4700, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Rockhampton
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4922 5833
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