• 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 Contessa and I would do it all over again, nothing brings me greater joy!

    Marco Adoncello

  • Its Fri-YAY!
Treat yourself to Contessa's Deluxe Cheeseburger & sneak in one of our cocktails, beer or a glass of vino.
@chubbytraveller thanks for the awesome pic.
We offer gourmet sandwiches ready to go.
  • Want something HEALTHY without compromising the flavour?
Try our Haloumi & Pesto Chicken Salad.

@the_rnb_diary we ❤️ having you at Contessa.
  • CONTESSA IS GROWING! 🍽️ Floor/ Bar Staff required.
Part time & Full time work available. -----------------------------------------------------
All enquiries to be sent via 📧
  • Everyone ❤️'s Crunchy FRIES!
Big thanks to top blogger @coffeebrunchanddinner for feeding our Froggicino!