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Il Porcellino Trattoria and Pizzeria

2 Kembla Street | Balgownie, Wollongong, New South Wales 2519, Australia
+61 2 4285 1503
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good15%
  • Average15%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible18%
27 Apr 2018
“Good Italian food and service”
22 Feb 2018
“Add on costs”
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Italian, Pizza
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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2 Kembla Street | Balgownie, Wollongong, New South Wales 2519, Australia
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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Friday night. Busy as with staff racing around a full restaurant with smiles and grace. Food was great. I had the solo antipasto which was huge and the Meditteranean salad. My wife had pumpkin soup and small cannelloni. Together with a shared tiramisu we had...More

Thank Eddie O
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

I wrote a good review DURING the meal, big mistake, always wait for the bill. I had a pizza, quite nice asked for anchovies, with an s, thag means more than 1. Anywsy it arrived with less than a half in small pieces. Thats not...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 29 October 2017

The interior of the restaurant is dated and drab looking, can't say much for the staff. Terrible table service, waitress' and waiters constantly walking around not observing if we required their service.. when i wanted another drink or even to ask if we wanted coffee!!...More

1  Thank Katherine V
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We came here as a large group for birthday celebration. They were so understaffed, food took 1.5hours to come out! My fish wasn't cooked, had to send it back. Kids we're going feral by the time the food came out (1.5hours is insane!) no drink...More

Thank kaseh h
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Have been here about 6 times and the food quality and service has been consistently great. Can get a bit busy and slightly noisy after 7pm friday and Saturday nights, but always leave satisfied.

Thank Gavin1a
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Terrible, came with a family group & everyone was disappointed, meals delivered that weren't as ordered, 30mins before a drink order was taken, over an hour wait for our meals, chicken parmigiana ordered, veal delivered, poor wait staff were so busy, in 3 hours we...More

1  Thank Dragonfly161958
Reviewed 4 May 2017

ill Porcellino has been a long time family favourite of ours. The menu, is one which ensures those who already enjoy Italian food, have an extensive choice; and for first timers, and ideal introduction to Italian food. A very special food experience which will have...More

Thank barry s
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Party of four dined here Saturday night. This return visit was based on the enjoyable experience we had last time we were here. My question, what's happened to this place? The restaurant was less than half occupied, hardly anything in the bar and less than...More

Thank johnnthel
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

The pizza had lots of traditional toppings but the base was very crusty. Servings are large. Service efficient.

1  Thank Katherine8998
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Last Tuesday I had the misfortune to have invited a large group of family and friends to join me for dinner at your restaurant to celebrate the arrival of a family member from Europe. To suggest that I was totally disappointed would be a complete...More

14  Thank gnbel
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Kembla Street | Balgownie, Wollongong, New South Wales 2519, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Wollongong
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4285 1503
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