Sydney, New South Wales

From the boys behind small-bar sensations The Baxter Inn and Shady Pines, Frankie’s Pizza is a blend of ’70s pizza parlour and the legendary Manhattan music club CBGB (Country, BlueGrass and Blues). The drinks menu consists of frozen margaritas, and a wide selection of local and international craft beers, including a three litre bottle of Belgian ale Duvel Jeroboam. Since Frankie’s is open till 4am, the menu is all about late-night drinking food, offering pizza by the slice in a tribute to NYC.
Opening Times

50 Hunter St
Sydney CBD
Tel: n/a
Price Range:
$$$$ ~ $$$$
$$$$ = Mains under $20
$$$$ = Mains $20 - $30
$$$$ = Mains $30 - $40
$$$$ = Mains over $40
Fully Licensed (no BYO)
“Would you like another drink, sir?” “Can I fill your pretty ceramic bowl with more activated almonds?” “Can I direct you to the bathrooms?” Sometimes (and I mean only occasionally) you don’t want to be mollycoddled like you’re the Queen.

Frankie's cheesy Italian restaurant serves pizza by the slice (how NYC of them!)
Enter Sydney's latest American-themed dive bar. The neon-lit “Frankie’s” sign, complete with a picture of a pizza slice, sets the scene. I’m not going to sugar coat it, Frankie’s won’t be everyone’s cup of tea. It’s grungy and dirty-looking, with retro-inspired décor and drinks that are served in plastic cups. So what’s the appeal, I hear you ask? I guess that question can be directed more broadly – what’s the appeal of any dive bar? For me, places like this provide a refuge after a mind-numbing day in the office. You don’t want to be pampered, you just want to escape and given that Frankie’s is open until 4am, you can do just that, well into the wee hours of the morning. And you don't just come here to drink. Have a game of pinball, wander into the cheesy pizza parlour and order a $5 slice or simply slink into a plush leather booth and nurse a bottle of craft beer (Frankie’s has one of the most impressive lists of craft beer in town).

The team behind Frankie’s Pizza are like bar royalty, they’re the creators of Shady Pines Saloon and Baxter Inn and while Hunter Street may not have a reputation as a drinking destination, the addition of Frankie’s is set to shake things up.
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50 Hunter St
Sydney CBD NSW 2000
Geoff Haviland on 2/04/2015
Personally, I love the Capricciosa pizza at Frankie's while listening to the house band.
Lee Tran Lam on 31/08/2014
Frankie's Pizza in city if there's dancing and friends involved, but there's also no shame in a solo mission to Saray in Newtown for a Spinach No.3 pide or the Vegan option (which is so well stacked with garlicky eggplant and potato that it even wins over hardcore carnivores).
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wayne - 5/02/2014
Had the best night there! Great atmosphere and great staff but best of all the food was excellent! Now I wanna go back but I cant find a phone number for the place
Poshladdie - 9/06/2013
Jumpin'. This place is jumpin'. Great pizza- I had a fabulous margerita pizza slice. Awesome drinks. Frankies is fab. Go tonight
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