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Comment Archives: Locations: Food and Drink: Italian: 4 Stars

Re: “Coco's Italian Market & Kitchen

Cafe Coco's freschetta makes me happy inside...

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Posted by Fred Hibbert on 11/19/2014 at 9:01 PM

Re: “Coco's Italian Market & Kitchen

Cafe Coco"s Italian Market And Kitchen is an awesome place to go for authentic Italian food and desserts,the service is great , my fave dish is Tortellini Elliston and the baked ziti is pretty good too, as well as the pizza..Tuesday are pie and pint night for 10.00 and wens is half off bottle wines..We have been there many times . love this place !!!!!!!

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Posted by Betty on 05/05/2013 at 4:51 PM

Re: “Savarino's Cucina

the best place for an eggplant parmigiana sandwich...away from the tri-state area! bakery reminds me of NY as well. for true Italian food, give Savarino's a try!!

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Posted by Menachem on 09/06/2010 at 3:49 PM

Re: “Buca Di Beppo

It was absolutly delicious! Their fried mozerella is wonderful and so is their Ceasar salad! It's quite pricey, but well worth it for an occasional family dinner on the town.

Posted by Wickedactress09 on 08/31/2010 at 5:13 PM

Re: “Finezza

love that place

Posted by john lang on 08/29/2010 at 9:46 PM

Re: “Valentino's

Experiences at Valentino's have been phenomenal. Why? Chef Paolo, A native of Naples, Italy, Valentino’s Ristorante Executive Chef, Paolo Tramontano, learned his love of cooking from his mother, that's from their site. I've been in an Italian family by marriage for 10 years. I know great authentic experiences when I see them, taste them, and "feel them".

I like to emphasize experiences. Food comes and goes but experiences are memories to be cherished.

Chef Paolo's treatment of food is not much different than my Italian mother in law. I last went in for lunch, yes lunch at Valentino's on West End, and as I entered Paolo saw me and asked, "You want something to eat?". I said, Sure, bring me anything you wish. See that's the key, I went in and knew I'd get a great dish because I know what's authentic.

What I received was a wonderful pasta dish based on a wonderful fresh rigatoni with a mild red sauce that absolutely mimicked my Italian mother in law's. Its freshness was real. Many of you know home made sauce when you taste it. With Valentino's its assured.

I like Valentino's for lunch. Its a wonderful environment for business. Parking is a breeze with valet always available during dining hours. We took our lunch upstairs in the lounge and had a power lunch covering all topics.

Price wise, the cost was no different than Brick Tops and far lower than the Palm. Service was phenomenal and the "experience" was great. I recommend sharing a special request with Chef Paolo. You'll get what you're after and your clients or prospects will be extremely impressed.

Posted by TheShermanator on 06/23/2010 at 4:21 PM

Re: “Mafiaoza's

I love good pizza and Mafiazo's definitely delivers.. Great tasting pies for sure. BUT - Its very expensive for pizza.. I like going here. Would go here more often but once you get a couple of drinks, a salad to share, and a pizza, you have already dropped at least $60.00. There are a lot more restaurants I would go to before Mafiazo's if I am planning on dropping that kind of coin... Its in a great neighborhood, great atmosphere at the restaurant, very nice patio, but in the end its just pizza. Delicious pizza. :)

Posted by brandon on 05/13/2010 at 4:56 PM

Re: “City House

The anchovy pizza was amazing, as well as everything else. The crust was perfect and they didn't overdo the cheese. Don't skip one of the few restaurants here, if not the only one, that hand-cures their own mozzarella. This is by far a favorite!
Rating Detail:
Food: 4
Service: 5
Atmosphere: 5
Value: 4
Overall: 4

Posted by hoimoi on 07/10/2009 at 12:15 PM

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