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“Pies with a view ”

Harry's Cafe de Wheels - Woolloomooloo
Ranked #13 of 478 Quick Bites in Sydney
Price range: US$2 - US$14
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Good for: Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Takeout
Description: Harry’s Café de Wheels has proudly served customers for over 80 years, with the likes of Frank Sinatra, Sir Elton John and Prince Harry having been some of the many to sink their teeth into our iconic ‘Tiger’ Pie
Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

Had a late lunch at Harry’s with their awesome variety of pies. We had the tiger beef pie, the mash was great with the tasty hot pie filling and crispy crust. The best part was having it on benches overlooking the waters and naval ships, in the cool fall weather.
Bonus for the kids was being able to feed the birds with bits of pie crust and chips. Harry’s still maintains its no frills rustic charm after all these years.

Date of visit: October 2018
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HarrysCafeDeWheels, Owner at Harry's Cafe de Wheels - Woolloomooloo, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2019

Thanks for the great feedback, we are so happy to hear your kind words​

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Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

Wanted to try this iconic Aussie pie place and it was good. We got the Tiger which was a beef pie with smashed peas and mashed potatoes on top, a curry chicken pie, a hot dog and chili fries. With drinks, our tab came out to about 35AUD. The curry chicken was really good. The beef with peas and potatoes on top seemed like a very English thing. The hot dog was ok. The fries had lots of chili on top but also hot sauce which I'm not accustomed to. All in all, it was good. I would treat it like Pat's and Genos in Philly. Go if you're into bucket list/Bourdain/DDD/Zimmern-type food things - they actually have a pic of Bourdain adorning the outside wall (along with a host of other celebs who have been there). I did think Mocka's Pies in Port Douglas made tastier pies, just without the atmosphere of an iconic shack or the fanfare.

Date of visit: November 2018
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HarrysCafeDeWheels, Owner at Harry's Cafe de Wheels - Woolloomooloo, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2019

Thanks​ for visiting Stephen

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Reviewed 15 November 2018

I have heard about this place for decades so just had to give it a try. Got to say I was pretty disappointed. Not only was the menu very limited it just wasn't great food. With the place being round for 75'ish years you would think they could step it up a little. The concept of the pie'n'peas is great but make it a good pie. Chilli dogs are some of my favourite foods but this was just bland.
Sorry for the mediocre review but if you want to stay round for another 75 years you need to improve

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank PortDouglasHugo
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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

This is a landmark apparently but ituhard to understand why. My beef pie with potatoes and mushy peas was very average. I’ve had pies from a cart in the Uk and I know you can do better crust was pretty blah and there was very little filling. Potatoes tasted almost like instant. Skip it.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BRCanning
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

A quick lunch of hot dog and fries was greatly enjoyed. Very quick service too. Would highly recommend anyone to try, particularly the pies with mash - customer in front of me had one and it looked (and smelled) amazing.

Date of visit: September 2018
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