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Popolo Italian Kitchen and Bar

R3 Sidon Street , South Bank | South Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
+61 7 3846 7784
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
R3 Sidon Street , South Bank | South Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Was great to be back at Popolo, sharing with family who were in Brisbane for the first time. Food was excellent, especially the poached veal! Sarah was a lovely host.

Thank mblaney2018
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

We often take visitors to Brisbane to Popolo, and we've never been disappointed. We always ask for a table outside to take in the views of the city and river. The wait staff have always been friendly and accommodating, despite obviously being busy. We had...More

Thank Gasp4062
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fantastic dinner with some friends. The food was delicious and the service perfect. Thank you Sarah for looking after us so well.

Thank Erik S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food. Great sprits.great view. amazing service ..especially katia made our experience unforgettable. She s an asset for the restaurant .we will definitely come back

Thank michael f
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the 5 course option and every meal was superb, incredible value and we needed to take some home as just couldn’t eat it all! Sarah our waitress fantastic, John the manager shared his super cool Spotify playlist 😉 views spectacular 👌

Thank Soleyboy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Last night we went to Popolo with our family for a birthday dinner and had an amazing time. Our server was Katia, she recommended some wonderful dishes and made the night an absolute pleasure. The restaurant offers great views of the Brisbane river especially from...More

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was quite busy the few times we went past it over the weekend. Was really looking forward to a superb Italian meal by Sunday and it certainly didn't disappoint! We shared the home made bread - great way to start our meal. More...More

Thank Kim R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely fabulous service from Katia and the Wagu Ragu was delicious. Fresh pasta and slow cooked Ragu was to die for! We will certainly be back @2girlswithaplan

Thank Tania V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wanted somewhere nice to eat on a Friday night, found ourselves here. Three people shared around six dishes, cost was appx $120 with no drinks. Schiacciata - pizza bread with basil, lots of halved cherry tomatoes and buffalo mozzarella cheese was great.. Capesante. - scallops...More

Thank Steamtrainpete
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner at Popolo for the first time for our anniversary and we were so impressed with the food, service and view! We were served by Daniele and he was one of the most friendly and helpful waiters we have met. The food was...More

Thank Amy M
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Holly Q
27 September 2017|
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Response from Adam M | Reviewed this property |
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25 July 2017|
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Response from lvross | Reviewed this property |
No I don't think so. you are probably allowed to bring wine but would be charged corkage anyway. Best idea give them a call.
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Response from Roark55 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We went with a friend who knows a lot about authentic Italian food and she was impressed - and the food was delicious.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$36
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: R3 Sidon Street , South Bank | South Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3846 7784
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