Mr Carpano Bar & Dining

Level 6, 7 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf, Australia, 3006
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Opening Information

Breakfast - 6:00am - 10:00am Monday to Friday
6:30am - 10:30am Saturday and Sunday
Lunch - 12:00 - 5:00pm Saturday and Sunday only (closed Monday to Friday)
Dinner - 5:00pm - 9:00pm Monday to Sunday

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About Mr Carpano Bar & Dining

Chef Whelan has curated a menu of rustic and seasonal Italian dishes; sourced from a hand selected group of market growers, farmers and local suppliers have ensured Italian dining authenticity. The signature menu items are freshly sliced Salumi, homemade pizza and pasta dishes, antipasti, curated cheese selection and tantalising desserts.

Cuisine: Italian
Dress Code: Casual
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We are sorry but this restaurant is not currently accepting online reservations through ResDiary.

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Visited On Friday, 14 February 2020

Booked in for a night on Valentine's. We were staying in the hotel. Espresso martini was very average, almost watery. Chicken dish my partner had was kind of like a chicken parma from the local, although not as tasty. I had the pasta with shredded meat which was kind of tasteless. Pizza base was terribly dry, they need to change that immediately. It's not hard to find nice pizza bases these days. Ambience was nice, nice feel to the restaurant. Staff were attentive and freindly. The food really let's this place down.

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Visited On Friday, 14 February 2020

We had such a beautiful meal, celebrating my mother’s 70th birthday, we could not fault the service, our waiters made my mum feel very special. We will definitely return. Thank you for making our night so special.

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Visited On Tuesday, 11 February 2020

Service was a little slow as not many staff. The Barman was great, nice personality. Food was great, quite large serves, enjoyed our night.

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Visited On Sunday, 02 February 2020

Very disappointed, I had 2 confirmation of booking latest was Saturday. When I arrived on Sunday, no record of booking. After much confusion I was told an email had been sent by Jason (which I Never received) stating it would be a fixed menu $55/70 dollars. This booking was for 14 family members. I had travelled from Merimbua to stay at Novotel & meet with family. Why was I asked to confirm twice, to be told on Sunday there was no record., This is not the 1st time, last August the same thing, but at that time we were welcomed and had a great day.

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Visited On Saturday, 01 February 2020

Food was 5 star but service was poor due to one person trying to do too much on his own. Also the wine list was very restrictive and the first wine we ordered was not available.

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Visited On Friday, 20 December 2019

We had a firm booking for 8 people. On arrival the restaurant was vacant. It took us 5 minutes to find someone that could help. We were then advised that the same restaurant was downstairs and our booking would be taken there. We went downstairs. Downstairs is actually a cafe. I asked to see the manager. We were advised he would be straight down. After 10 minutes we were advised he was still doing something else and wouldn't be much longer. We opted to leave as had clearly been lied to and they didn't care about our business. We also had 4 rooms booked at the hotel and my team regularly stay there. I won't be back

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Visited On Tuesday, 31 December 2019

We had a great night thanks

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Visited On Monday, 16 December 2019

While the food is good, the ambience of the restaurant is confused; reminiscent of a café in a popular hardware chain. The Parmesan and parsley crumbed veal with rosemary garlic potatoes, wilted silver beet and balsamic glaze was a large size and very tasty.

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Visited On Saturday, 09 November 2019

Sad to say it was disappointing and most aspects

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Visited On Saturday, 26 October 2019

Lovely dinner. Great service

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Visited On Thursday, 10 October 2019

Not open lunches as advertised even though they had a booking system. Had to go elsewhere.

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Visited On Wednesday, 11 September 2019

This would be laughable if it wasn't so inconvenient. I'm sure it's a really good venue, but... 1. I booked this lunch reservation through your system 2. I was asked to reconfirm (through your system) 3. My guest and I attended the restaurant yesterday to find it doesn't open for lunch!!!! 4. Now you're asking me for a review and recommendation Feel free to apologise by email when you are ready. :-)

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Visited On Monday, 02 September 2019

will come back

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Visited On Friday, 23 August 2019

We would be delighted to dine there again.

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Visited On Saturday, 17 August 2019

There were 8 of us and each and everyone of us enjoyed our experience at Mr Carpano. Food was great, service was amazing - shout out to David who went over and above to ensure we were looked after. Highly recommend!

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Visited On Saturday, 03 August 2019

Pretty bad overall

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Visited On Friday, 02 August 2019

We booked and when we arrived it was closed we were told that we were now eating in the buffet

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Visited On Sunday, 28 July 2019

Natasha was really friendly and helped us with the food and drinks. Through the lack of guests, the staff wasn’t around much and we couldn’t order as many drinks as we maybe wanted but the food was really nice.

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Visited On Saturday, 27 July 2019

expectations of the buffet were that of a stand up and go help yourselves. It was nice that it was served to your table, although it did take quite a while for the food to come out as it all came out at the same time. When it did, pizzas, pastas & salads which were all very nice. A nice touch to the end would have been a couple of mini desserts to Share to finish the night with a tea of Coffee. Service sort of weened off towards the end with no offer of a menu or tea/coffee. Our waiter Stephen he was great co soldering there looked to be only two to three waiting staff on. Also, the restaurant was very warm. All in all, we had a lovely time and it was great value for money. Thank you!

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Visited On Saturday, 27 July 2019

Over 45 minutes to receive our food is to long to wait.

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Visited On Saturday, 06 July 2019

Great venue. We took advantage of the bottomless lunch and it was fantastic.

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Visited On Monday, 01 July 2019

A wonderful evening

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Visited On Monday, 10 June 2019

Look forward to dining at Mr Carpano again in the near future. Well presented and deliciously Italian food.

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Visited On Sunday, 12 May 2019

The table was just a bit cramped for 3 people. Forgot part of our order hence service is only 3 stars.

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Visited On Wednesday, 24 April 2019

Brilliant service and very friendly without being intrusive. The garlic pizza looked good and tasted even better---a good start! I had Yellow Fin tuna and it was done perfectly to my liking and my husband had an entree serve Calamari which was very tender and he was happy too. After the Show, we returned for Affogatos and they were great too. Loved this restaurant---not pretentious, just very friendly and knowledgeable staff who went out of their way to please. Thanks guys---it was a pleasure to dine there.

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