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The Italian On The Hill

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A taste of la dolce vita in the heart of beautiful Yamba. Enjoy authentic Italian cuisine including wood fired pizzas, handmade pastas, local seafood and more, made with fresh seasonal local produce. Fully licensed with a range of Italian & Australian beers & wines. Dine in or takeaway.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful night of food and wine. Ravioli was a winner as was the steak the barramundi and the salmon. 15 out of 10 all round. Wonderful service and great all round

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Sue M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don't know anything about cooking but I know shitloads about eating! So a 9.5 will have to do. Absolutely great. Yamba now competes on even footing with Melbourne Italians and I was born in NSW which also has it's fair share. You won't be...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank gdmg2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

3 couples had a lovely meal and drinks. The food was excellent and wine complimented the food nicely. The staff were friendly and the owner was excellent. Recommend this place for a meal anytime.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank brents774
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's always difficult to review a place that had previously been one of your favourites but is now under different management. In its previous guise as Osteria Martini, this was a real Yamba highlight. The new owners have a little way to go to reach...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Tony G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dined here recently, again. Great food, wine and great wait staff. The lamb ravioli was exceptional and the servings very generous. Left very content. My dining companion is looking forward to her next experience.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank YambaJames
Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner’s ravioli with mushrooms was exceptional, fresh, plentiful and delicious but my garlic prawns bland and tasteless ? .......?May have been previously frozen Disappointing on this visitMore

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 901wanderer
theitalianonthehillt, Owner at The Italian On The Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi madam thank you for your kind words about the ravioli. We use only fresh Yamba prawns directly from the local trawlers - not frozen product. Sorry if the flavours were not to your taste. We hope to welcome you in future. All the best...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful authentic italian pizza. We’ll be returning and recommending to all our family and friends.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Aimee B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Italian on The Hill was recommended to me by a colleague - they said I wouldn't be disappointed and they were right. Amazing food, great service and a gorgeous ambience. We sat outside on a stunning evening in Yamba. We went back for a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Susan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cannot recommend this beautiful authentic Italian restaurant highly enough. The service was outstanding and the food to die for, so fresh, perfectly cooked and flavoursome. The chef was so lovely and came to see how our meals were at the end of the night. They...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank keryna2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a family dinner here while on holiday and I couldn't recommend it highly enough. The thing that stands out is that this place must have heaps of tourists come through but the service you receive is as if you were a local and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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30 September 2018|
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Response from theitalianonthehillt | Property representative |
Hi Jen, The restaurant fully licensed with a long list of Italian and Australian wines, beers and spirits. Occasionally in winter we may run midweek BYO wine specials to warm up those chilly winter nights - you can look... More
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