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Buon Ricordo

Address :
108 Boundary Street
Paddington  NSW
Phone : 02 9360 6729 
Fax : 02 9360 2920 
Email : buonricordo@bigpond.com.au
Web-site : www.buonricordo.com.au
Opening times : Lunch: Fri-Sat Noon-3pm
Dinner: Tues-Sat from 6.30pm
Cards :
AE DC MC V Eftpos 
Licensing : Licensed
Seats : 100
Private Rooms :
Cost range :
$100 (per head for 3 courses plus coffee)
Restaurant rating :

Buon Ricordo has been one of the leading Italian restaurants in Sydney for two decades and doesn't compromise its Italian-ness for Australian modern. As a matter of fact you could be in Italy once you close the door on the world outside. The menu draw on Armando Percuocco's Neapolitan roots, refined over the years to give some signature dishes enhanced by seasonal specials using fine local produce. The service is friendly and slick, the wine list excellent, Armando Percuocco too charming for words ...

Buon Ricordo is widely acknowledged by critics and diners as one of Australia's finest Italian restaurants. From his location in the inner Sydney suburb of Paddington, owner/chef Armando Percuoco has been satisfying local, interstate, and overseas customers with his food and hospitality since 1987.

Armando Percuoco's menu shows his Neopolatian roots, as well as influences from the many regional cuisines of Italy. Dishes might include such seasonal specialties as crispy fried Harbour prawns served in the shell; or fresh figs wrapped in proscuitto, served in a Gorgonzola cream sauce.

The house signature dish is Fettucine al tartufovo - fettucine served in a cream sauce with a lightly fried, truffle-infused egg. At the table the dish is topped with freshly grated parmesan cheese and cracked black pepper. The egg is then gently broken up into the pasta; resulting in a dish the The Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide calls,

"undoubtedly Sydney's best pasta."

Buon Ricordo's achievements have been recognized by every major Australian restaurant guide. These include:

The Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide 'Best Italian Restaurant' annually since 1996

Australian Gourmet Traveller - Rated as one of the top fine dining restaurants in Sydney in the 2003 Restaurant Guide Australia

Tucker Seabrookes Australia's Wine List Of The Year Awards - Top rating (3 wine glasses) every year since 1995

Mietta's Australian Restaurant Guide 2002 'food rated excellent; service and surroundings rated exceptional. Highly Recommended'

www.eatanddrink.com.au - 'This is the best Italian restaurant in Sydney (if not Australia)'..'

www.australiangourmetpages.com.au - 'Sydney's best Italian restaurant'

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Buon Ricordo's first floor dining room is available for private groups of up to 60 people. Decorated in a contemporary style, the room is adorned with a gallery of paintings and sculptures from some of Australia's most important artists.

Packages are individually designed to suit the needs of function planners. Whether a corporate presentation, business dinner, wedding reception or birthday, Armando Percuoco provides personal attention to your menu and Gemma Cunningham ensures every organizational detail is attended to.
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