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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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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“arancini” (24 reviews)
“schiacciata” (6 reviews)
“porchetta” (10 reviews)
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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 6 days ago

Very tasty starters and mains in this restaurant. Lovely setting and beautiful view. The ambiance was almost European - very busy and noisy. Loved the evening we had there recently and would recommend this place.

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had to wait ages before any food came out, and lots of confusion around the wine, and glasses and getting people served, so would not recommend for a medium sized group. Some of the dishes were were really delicious like the calamari, and the...More

Thank brushtailp0ssum
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In Brisvegas for the weekend, wanted a nice place for dinner with a view that doesn't break the budget! This was the joint! Reasonably priced!! Exceptional view!! Service was excellent! Food didn't disappoint!

Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Maybe because we had a table for 15 but it would be good to get all the dishes we actually ordered. Two of our party never received their mains so we all had to chip in to provide them with some food. Food typically average....More

Thank MartD56
Reviewed 1 week ago

An open plan Italian with a wide ranging quality menu. Service is excellent and very friendly/helpful. Lovely spot near the Brisbane River and plenty of room to enjoy a lovely meal at your leisure. Very, very good. Thankyou for a very enjoyable evening.

Thank WAP1956
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was here on Saturday with 20 (all Italian) family members for a function. We had such a fabulous time! The views were sensational, the food was delicious, the staff were so helpful and attentive...nothing was too much effort. We had two little kids among...More

Thank nve_83
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a good lively place in a busy area by the river. It’s good for big parties with reasonable food (although the dishes we had varied from being poor to very good). The service was friendly and efficient and atmosphere lively, so a good...More

Thank Trousers99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been sampling this strip of restaurants for years and never really have a great experience. I can’t put my finger on it - are the rents soo high that corners need to be cut? Anyhoo, I digress! We were in with two families...More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an excellent evening on Friday night. I have often eaten at Popolo and find the food is always fantastic and the service superb. Thy certainly lived up to this standard on Friday night and the whole team thoroughly enjoyed the meal and the...More

Thank Katie C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely Italian restaurant on the banks of the Brisbane River. Excellent food and service, food tasted very authentic, well cooked and great flavours.

Thank Bernard B
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Holly Q
27 September 2017|
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Response from Adam M | Reviewed this property |
sourhbank car park
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.
Bruno d
15 March 2016|
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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$38
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
Bar Scene, View, Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
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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