• Bar Contessa is a casual dining cafe/restaurant which brings a unique slice of New YorkCity cool to the streets of Balmain.

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  • Our cuisine is inspired by Marco’s Italian roots and passion for travel, which he serves up in a mixture of American/ Italian inspired dishes that are sure to appeal to every diner’s interests.

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  • I’ve poured my heart and soul into Bar Contessa and I would do it all over again, nothing brings me greater joy!

    Marco Adoncello

  • Today's pasta special a tribute to Amatrice🙏🏼
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  • Meatballs & Vino
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  • Sometimes all you need is a Good Old Fashioned Chicken Parmy 
#parmy #lunch #weekendfeed #foodporn #beerbatteredfries #chickenfried #chickenparmigiana #balmaincafe #innerwestcafe #foodie #instapic
  • Contessa's Farmhouse Omelette the perfect weekend feed🍳
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  • A taste of what to expect @ Contessa this weekend.
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  • Contessa has your Burger Cravings sorted this weekend 👍
#burger #deluxecheeseburger #sydneyeats #weekendfeed #balmaincafe #hangovercure #eat #food #foodporn #burgertime #beerbatteredfries