About Chaco Bar

Serving authentic yakitori to Sydney’s hungry masses, Chaco Bar are the masters behind the popular pop-up ramen store in Barangaroo. At their home in Darlinghurst they manifest the spirit of a Japanese izakaya while keeping in style with the happening local businesses in the area. Diners who love biting their food from a stick will feel comfortable eating at Chaco Bar, where the vast majority of entrees are served on skewers (there are other great options too, if you prefer eating with chopsticks). Forget sushi for a while and try Japanese cuisine like you’ve never experienced at this foodie hotspot on Crown Street.

Opening Times

Open today - Opens at 11:30 am
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Chaco Bar
238 Crown Street, Darlinghurst
Sydney NSW 2010

Menu Highlights



Smoky edamame


Nagasaki slider

Pork belly or Crunchy tiger prawn

Fig & spinach salad, teriyaki balsamic glaze


More about Chaco Bar, Darlinghurst

Chaco Bar in Sydney’s Darlinghurst offers a humble environment that’s representative of the simple yet supremely flavourful food on offer. The idea is that less is more, and by providing a peaceful environment that’s beautiful without being over the top, guests are able to focus more on what really counts – the food. The cuisine itself utilises the same philosophy, offering simple ingredients in a fashion that doesn’t bombard diners with heavy sauces and spices. The result? Superb flavours, unique textures and hordes of happy regulars.

At Chaco Bar on Crown Street in Sydney’s Darlinghurst, guests can sample a number of meats that you can’t find just anywhere. Enjoy pork belly, spicy lamb shoulder, ox tongue, or chicken crackling, all served up appealingly on skewers. Go for the chef’s favourite yakitori selection, including gizzard, heart pipes and grizzle. For more conservative tastes there are some gorgeous versions of Japanese meat, seafood and vegetarian favourites, or drop by Chaco Bar’s pop-up store in Barangaroo to try their delicious take on proper ramen!

182 Chaco Bar Reviews

182 Reviews
Waiting time:Very good
Noise levels:Pleasant
Value for money:Good value
Vanessa B.5 months ago · 1 review

Love Chaco! Delicious food, beautiful drinks and lovely staff. Authentic Japanese experience in the heart of Sydney. Get your Japan fix close to home OISHI!!

Tracy T.10 months ago · 1 review

Finally got a chance to go after hearing really good reviews from family and friends. Nice cosy atmosphere and the food was great! Very good customer service given it was a fully booked night!

Azara D.a year ago · 3 reviews

Excellent food and drinks always eat here for the yakitori. Great vibe the atmosphere is authentic. My favorite place to have a meal and drink