Cuisine: Italian

Baia - The Italian has become synonymous with the Mediterranean-style delicacies found in the charming waterfront atmosphere of Cockle Bay and Darling Harbour.

An excellent venue for a catch up with friends and perfect for a romantic dinner.

Baia's menu is extensive and inspired by the flavours of Southern Europe, and their dishes complemented by a list of carefully selected imported and Australian wines.

Under the guidance of their overseas-trained, three-hat chef and Italian management.

Baia staff are well versed in all the finer points of their homeland’s culinary arts and are committed to creating a delightful dining atmosphere.

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Baia The ITALIAN
Shop 114 Cockle Bay Wharf
Darling Harbour, Sydney 2000

Open Hours:
Mon-Sun:
8:00 am - 11:45 pm

Phone: (02) 9283 3434
Website: baiatheitalian.com.au/

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Baia The ITALIAN
Location: Darling Harbour
Cuisine: Italian

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My boyfriend and I made a booking through First Table for a Friday evening and we were very pleased with our experience. The food was delicious - we both ordered fish (trout and barramundi) and it was cooked to perfection. We will definitely come back again.

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Oyuntuya Oogii

Very good restaurant

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Food and service so good, excellent.

We waited food bit a long

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Jason Santo

Nice entree and main meal. Didn't have dessert as we couldn't get someone to give us a menu so we left.

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My boyfriend and I made a booking through First Table for a Friday evening and we were very pleased with our experience. The food was delicious - we both ordered fish (trout and barramundi) and it was cooked to perfection. We will definitely come back again.

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Grace Bullo

Most enjoyable, very delicious food and great service!

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Rona Manuel

Food was amazing and service was impeccable couldn’t asked for more .Stephano was a breath of fresh air.m and the Manager was easy to talk to when we request something.Thanks Baia for making my bday a very special one

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Annie Yu

The atmosphere of the restaurant is nice with the views of cockle bay but our mains took 40mins to come out and we didn’t even order any starters! The restaurant wasn’t even that busy which annoyed us as we had a boat to catch and we had to rush our dinner. We nearly left without eating. Food was average.

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Kaushik Prakash

This is my second visit to Baia with my family. The service and the food is consistently good. Nestled within the busy Darling Harbour, Baia is still a cozy Italian place that always delights. Will definitely go again.

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Good food great view

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Poor service im glad i didnt pay full price. No one came to our table to take our orders, it seems that the staff purposely look down so they don't see customers glancing at them to get their attention for service. When we finally saw a lady who was free she literally put her hand up informing us to "wait". And walked away without getting anyone to help us. I literally had to stand up and wave someone down. They also dont top up your water - or give you a jug so you can pour it yourself we actually had to flag down a waiter the three times we needed a refill of water. Such poor service and mediocre food. Give your business to another restaurant.

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Great service and great food

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Good food. Good atmosphere

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tom dowling

Our meal was excellent. The whole baby snapper was superb. Excellent service rounded off a great evening. Thank you.

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Annette McConnell

The food, the service and the view was great. It’s the second time I have been there and it didn’t disappoint.

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Very nice meal - thank you! Staff helpful and pleasant.

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We had a great time at Baia the Italian. It was our first time dining there and we will definitely be back. The food was amazing and the staff were very friendly. Definitely recommend the milk chocolate mousse for dessert! :)

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Great food, service and location.

Will def return

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Cassandra Ng

It’s not my first time here, definitely not my last! The food as always, is delectable! I really enjoyed my meatball starters and the garlic bread, oh so good!! I reckon they’ve got the best garlic bread! The best thing about dining early is that we’re in before the peak hour crowd hits, which meant our dishes came out nice and quick. The cherry on top of it all? Happy hour for drinks are happening at the same time and that made us a whole lot happier too! Cannot wait for my next visit!

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Had a great time....was runing a few minutes late due to atrocious wearher but was not a problem...staff very accommodating. Enjoyed the meal and atmosphere. .will def return next time we out in Sydney. Also Happy Hour from 5pm~6pm so added bonis.

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Fantastic dinner at Baia, service was excellent and so was the food. The Calamari starter was so tasty. We also had a pizza, pasta and one of the salads, all great. We were given a table right at the front outside and happy hour was also on so drinks were 2 for 1. Will definitely be back.

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tom dowling

Excellent evening at Baia. The thunderstorm did not spoil our lovely meal. Highly recommend Baia the Italian

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Ashlee Walsh

Food was amazing, couldn’t fault anything we ate & we ate a lot, we had good seating outside with a great view & they kindly moved us inside when the wind picked up & it was to cold. Happy hour was great as well..

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Nice food and good service, although it took a long time for our wine to come!

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Shirley Walsh

Great food, great service and two for one drinks. Would have liked dessert but was never offered a menu so not sure if they do it?

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Calamari and the cocktails were tremendous, both the mains we’re really great too. Worth a trip definitely

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Yvette Goldberg

Was put on a table that was cold and windy. When we asked if we could sit inside or under the heater we were told there were no available tables. The restaurant was quite empty, and still quite empty by the time we finished. It took ages to be able to order a drink and then it took nearly an hour for our wine to come. We had finished our entrees and had started our main by that time. Service was also slow to bring our meals. Entrees were nice, I had Arancini and my husband had Calamari. My husband ordered a truffle risotto for main and couldn’t taste any truffle in it and I got the parmigiana pizza which had hardly any topping on it and the base was soft.

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Evelyn Muscatello

Great food and cocktails! Service was friendly.

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Everything about booking through First Table was excellent. We were welcomed & really looked after by the restaurant. There was no pressure to leave after dinner & the food was great. Can’t wait to book our next restaurant through this site.

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tom dowling

We had a lovely meal at Baia the Italian. Great food and the location is perfect overlooking Darling Harbour. The service was excellent.

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Magdalene Wong-Borgefjord

Good food, good service and good value.

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This was our first visit to Baia the Italian, and it was really good! Using First Table was not a problem in any way; when we arrived at the restaurant we informed them that we had booked via First Table and they immediately knew who we were. We had a wonderful table, right by the waterside - excellent for people-watching.

The restaurant had happy hour ongoing, 2 for 1 on all drinks by the glass, so even the drinks bill was very affordable. We had cocktails and then a glass of wine with dinner.

We shared a calamari starter, which was large and very flavoursome. For mains I had the fried chicken and my partner had pizza; the pizza had very little cheese but was good nonetheless, and I really enjoyed the chicken.

The service was great; food came quickly and we never had to wait to attract a server's attention. All in all a very good dining experience and we'll probably go back soon.

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Sara Sheehan

Had a lovely evening, food was devine. Only negative was they didn’t offer us the sunset menu only the full menu, would have been good to have a choice. Being there for happy hour was also a bonus.

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Chloé O'Toole

Waitress service was impeccable, my friends were running late so the table was held for us. They waiters also took my friends orders before they arrived. Food was cooked to perfection. I would recommend the lamb with truffle mash and the steak! The caesar salad was one of the best my caesar connoisseur friend advised me! Good veggie options too! Great food... amazing view of the harbour we had an outside seat at the front perfect to watch vivid with a nice little heater to take away the chill. 100% be returning

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Beautiful setting on the water, great service and food. Looking forward to returning!

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Grace Bullo

Great place for dining at the waterfront in Darling Harbour. Very good food and attentive staff!

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Ira Chaudhri

The food was beautiful and delicious as it always is at Baia. We were also there in time for their 2-for-1 happy hour and celebrated some exciting news with a stunning prosecco.

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Jarinya Soieprasounk

good

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M Gaunt

Awesome place, great food quality .and great service and loved happy

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Cheryl Botha

Thank you for a wonderful time . Staff so attentive and helpful. The food was delicious and the happy hour drinks made it an affordable evening but rich in memories . We will be back

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Michael Deevy

A great and fabulous way to book a table at a restaurant and enjoy a great meal and experience withFirst Table! We have used First Table before and have never been disappointed.

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Nina RK

Food was amazing if I was to fault anything just slightly too much salt for my liking otherwise will be definitely going there again

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Gorjana Todosovska

We had an excellent time at Baia. The food was well presented, fresh and full of flavour, great portion size, definitely did not leave hungry. The service was excellent and the 2 for 1 drinks during happy hr topped off our night.

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Great food great location

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Charlotte Giorelando

Thank you, we had a nice time

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We had the barramundi and rock oysters and seafood spaghetti. Would highly recommend all three. Very tasty. Had to wait a while to pay because there was no one attending the machine.

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Lyn Mella

Food was delicious and they were ample servings. Service was a bit more relaxed than we were but friendly all the same!
Another plus, we were there in time for Happy Hour!!
Well worth a visit...we will definitely return.

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Biljana Petrova-Draskovic

Delicious food and cocktails in a beautiful setting!

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We had a lovely meal and fantastic service, the view was great , i would highly recommend Baia The ITALIAN restaurant

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The food was so good we went back for lunch the next day.

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