We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Pacinos Italian Restaurant

5 East Street, Rockhampton, Queensland 4700, Australia
+61 7 4922 5833
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good29%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (31 reviews)
“octopus” (3 reviews)
“gnocchi” (7 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
5 East Street, Rockhampton, Queensland 4700, Australia
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (263)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 259 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

I was very impressed, and pleasantly surprised, with my dinner. I had walked by Pacino's a number of times before stopping in for a bite. And I'm glad I did. Pacino's is popular and gets crowded in the evening. I ordered the spaghetti with meatballs...More

Thank tcarlsonjr
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I have no connection to this restaurant, but what an amazing meal was had by us all. We all had a different entree and main meal, so we tasted each other's meals. Could not fault the service ( it was starting to get very busy)...More

Thank 2greynomads2010
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hmm. Taxi Driver and a work associate both recommended this resturant as the best in town. I had trouble catching an eye of wait staff to be seated. My spaghetti vongole was quick to come out. It had Parmesan already on it. From a packet...More

4  Thank AllisonjaneBrisbane
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our meals throughly. The gnocchi was freshly made and full of flavour, the best gnocchi I have had in CQ. My partner had the lamb rack which you would go a long way to find such a delicious meal. When we asked the...More

Thank BiancaZzz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been here a couple of times now. The food saves the place. You may need a second mortgage to eat here and the owners are not above telling white lies to sell a menu item. The service is OK because of the attention to...More

3  Thank Brad H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was staying at the Empire and I got lasagna as a take away. Fed me for two nights. Nice side salad too.

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just had the best meal for our month away in Nth Qld. The food and service was exceptional provided by the whole family that own this Resturant. The atmosphere was friendly and welcoming and Lucia, Hugo and Pa were so helpful and hospitable. My...More

1  Thank Hales2010
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Travelling from Mackay we determined what type of cuisine we wanted and were thrilled when we found out that this restaurant was on the ground floor of the Empire Apartment building. Whilst I enjoy cooking Italian at home there's nothing like some special dishes at...More

Thank BrisbaneSenrab
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Nice place, alongside two other eateries. Food was very good, pasta's excellent. Lobster ravioli aas really good. Service was a bit hit and miss - I ordered a beer, it never arrived, but was on the bill. No trouble to sort out though. Mains are...More

Thank gazman3
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Walked around on a Wednesday night. This was the busiest restaurant in the city centre that I encountered. Indoor and outdoor dining offered. Located along the riverfront. Menu quite extensive. I chose the Special pizza. Was very tasty and the base was quite thick and...More

Thank SGDeane
Nearby Restaurants
Cafe Bliss
252 reviews
.41 km away
110 reviews
.35 km away
The Criterion
167 reviews
.20 km away
Restaurant 98
166 reviews
.14 km away
Nearby Attractions
Archer Park Rail Museum
63 reviews
.44 km away
Rockhampton Art Gallery
49 reviews
.35 km away
Kershaw Gardens
74 reviews
.85 km away
FLOW Visitors Centre
20 reviews
.38 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
10 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Heather S | Reviewed this property |
Very reasonable .... Comparative to other places... Meal was very enjoyable and worth the $$$$$'s
2 February 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from lu888ky | Reviewed this property |
Distressing stuff and I would not be happy with it. Unfortunately, indifferent service, poorly cooked food and Melbourne prices are all too common in Rockhampton in my experience. We like Pucinos because we have not... More
28 December 2014|
Response from Vikki B | Reviewed this property |
I find it interesting that in amongst very average reviews generally, there are a couple of scintillating reviews... To be fair though, I have not yet tried their new venue...I thought it looked Egyptian or Turkish but saw... More
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 East Street, Rockhampton, Queensland 4700, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Rockhampton
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4922 5833
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing