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Il Cacciatore Restaurant

609 McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
+61 2 4998 7639
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“cacciatore” (26 reviews)
“pasta” (42 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
609 McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We spent here our first dinner and the atmosphere was really good and relaxing. It's a nice place, with nice staff ready to serve us. Very fast service and good food. We decided to share one antipasto (I loved the caramelised onions), mix of seafood...More

Thank Maria E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and the wife love this place and always come back when we travel up from Sydney to the Hunter, with tonight being our fourth visit. The food is great. The service is friendly and efficient. Last time we were here we were marooned due...More

Thank Jcjungledj
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here after my wife read a review. I of course checked TA but since she had already booked, I didn't let on regarding the smattering of negative recent reviews. I am very pleased to say that we all felt it was great with...More

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice meal, great service... I think they used chicken thigh instead of breast, which kind of turned me off a little

Thank Karly5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another great meal & experience! Always great food & service from the wonderful staff. Nicole & Dianne are fantastic! A nice relaxed atmosphere at affordable prices.

Thank Larna35
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had great expectations but found it to have no atmosphere and staff showed no excitement at being there. Food was ok but nothing to rave about. The worst part was the exposed aggregate concrete floors - very unattractive.

Thank KymGC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I will preface this by admitting that working for an Italian family for close to 20 years has turned me into a bit of a snob when it comes to Italian food. We had a lovely Sunday evening dinner with good friends and lovely local...More

Thank YeahJuddy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were so happy we found this restaurant. The atmosphere was lovely, particularly sitting on the balcony, the service was great and the food was absolutely delicious. Nothing to fault... highly recommend.

Thank Carmel B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended to us, and it did definitely live up to expectations. We were at Ill Cacciatore mid week , the staff were very friendly and food was fantastic. I can highly recommend the veal scallopine. All in all it was a very...More

Thank SydneyOzetraveller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner together a few nights back and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. We were greeted and made to feel at home from the outset. The decor of the room was pleasant, the background music was nice and the whole time was very pleasant. The...More

Thank DDrover
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Jessica and Pet... F
Do they cater well for vegetarians? On their menu i can only see one main dish that can be changed to a vegetarian option? Thanks
27 April 2017|
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Response from lockgm | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but staff very helpful. Give them a ring.
Mary C
Menu and price list
21 June 2016|
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Response from linda r | Reviewed this property |
Not very Italian and limited kids menu
Mary C
The Menu as well as price list please. My husband and I are visiting the HV next week and are looking for a reasonably price Italian restaurant with pleasant ambience at which to celebrate my 70th birthday.
21 June 2016|
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Response from michelle s | Reviewed this property |
I found the food very beautiful price was ok view is lovely service could have been better. Other than that I would say go I left very happy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 609 McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Pokolbin
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4998 7639
  • E-mail
Il Cacciatore specializes in Northern Italian Cuisine, it is not fast food. Each pasta , risotto and gnocchi is individually created in the pan, no premade sauces for us. Il Cacciatore is open from 6pm nightly. Il Cacciatore is licensed, reservations recommended
Private dining room may seat up to 30 guests. The deck over looking the vineyard and dam is open during the warmer summer months, weather permitting.

Take Out of pizzas and pastas are available for pick from 5pm nightly.
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