• 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 Marcoโ€™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 dinerโ€™s interests.

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  • โ€œIโ€™ve poured my heart and soul into Contessa and I would do it all over again, nothing brings me greater joy!

    Marco Adoncello

  • Nothing Says SUNDAY Morning like ....THE CONTESSA FRY UP -๐Ÿณ๐Ÿณ
Two Fried Free Range Eggs, ( NO U CANโ€™T CHANGE THE EGGS! ) ๐Ÿ˜‰
Hickory Smoked ๐Ÿฅ“ Bacon, Chorizo Sausage, Grilled Roma Tomato๐Ÿ… , Field Mushrooms ๐Ÿ„ , Hash Brown & House Relish
on Toasted Organic Sourdough.
  • Don't tell me this Crispy Chicken Burger doesn't make you hungryโ€ผ๏ธ
Give into your burger temptation at Contessa we also have the American Inspired Deluxe Cheeseburger served w/ beer battered fries.๐Ÿบ๐Ÿบ๐Ÿบ
  • Happy Friday! Nothing beats a Friday lunch.......unless you add a couple of Aperol Spritz to the mix!
Thank you to TOP blogger @bamitsjoanne  for relaxing away the day with us.
  • Contessa's Mushroom Risotto is Inspired by the North of Italy. ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Cooked in a mushroom stock to a delicious and creamy consistency.๐Ÿ„
S/O to @jess.xv.v  for the great pic so glad you enjoyed it.๐Ÿท
  • MIDWEEK NUTELLA CRAVING ANYONE?๐Ÿซ
Spoil yourself! ๐ŸซLife is too short to go without this mountain of goodness.๐Ÿซ
  • Have you tried any of our delicious ALL day breakfast options?๐Ÿฅ“๐Ÿณ
We have options for you and your little ones, including our CONTESSA FROGICCINO for just $2!๐Ÿธ