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Encasa Restaurant

423 Pitt St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9211 4257
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“tapas” (128 reviews)
“paella” (35 reviews)
“chorizo” (26 reviews)
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17:30 - 22:00All hours
Pizza, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
423 Pitt St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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1 - 10 of 368 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went there for pre theatre dinner, place was full but service was good, just make sure you order all the dishes you want straight up then you get them in the right order , with spicy ones last. We had 5 Tapas between 2...More

Thank Tim U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been visiting this restaurant for more years than I'd like to own up too. Under a different name it was in Campbell Street before relocating around the corner to Pitt Street. Back in the 70's our friends and I could eat 3 courses,...More

1  Thank cheza512016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only a short 5min wait for a table given we had not booked. Had white anchovies, lamb skewers (so tender), meatballs, chirozo and garlic prawns, all really nice. Chirozo quite salty. Good wine menu and plenty by the glass. Great atmosphere and cheerful staff. Would...More

Thank Gareth E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Encasa is consistently good. Decent service, portions are a little small but the food is fantastic. The potatoes are always nice, as is the pizza, mushrooms, and chorizo. The sangria is beautiful, as always. I will always recommend Encasa for tapas.

1  Thank RudeLove
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely dinner without reservation. Pros: - authentic tapas menu - great tasting food - helpful friendly staff - generous portions (enough for 4 to share) - intimate dining with quick no pressure service Cons: - entree was a bit of a surprise as it was...More

Thank Benjamin Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice atmosphere and conveniently located in the middle of the city. I would recommend a set menu if you like the choices made for you. A lot of food and great value.

Thank Mark A
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed lunch pre matinee session of Kinky Boots. It is only 5 minutes from the theatre. The food was good and reasonably priced . We enjoyed a range of tapas. Loved the garlic prawns . Efficient friendly service

Thank jackirmic
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed the food even though Spanish food is not familiar to me. I had mushrooms, gambas and Paella. I liked mushrooms and Gambas. Paella was salty.

Thank Jessie S
Reviewed 3 August 2017

As we were going to a show we only had a short time span - the staff were very welcoming and accommodating. Great food, friendly staff and quick service

Thank Christine B
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We went there in a group of 6 and opted for one of the shared tapas menus- the food was served fast and delicious! very Generous servings and really a nice atmosphere- not too noisy that we can't have a conversation. Will definitely go back...More

1  Thank Magdalene R
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Questions & Answers
3 November 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Deborah D | Property representative |
Hi Agnes, you can either order from the set menu or choose share plates from the menu.
8 June 2015|
Response from Deborah D | Property representative |
Thanks for your query. We are BYO for bottled wine only, corkage is $10 per bottle. We are fully licensed and our wine list has some great Spanish and South American wines at very reasonable prices.
7 May 2015|
Response from Deborah D | Property representative |
Apologies for the delayed response. Most of the tapas options are gluten free.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 423 Pitt St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9211 4257
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