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San Diego Italian Restaurant

72 First St, Collingwood, Ontario L9Y 1A3, Canada
(705) 445-9876
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Ranked #45 of 87 restaurants in Collingwood
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jun 10, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
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18 reviews from our community

61% Recommend
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English first
Kitchener, Canada
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

It's a mom &papa restaurant. If you want a privacy dinner with very clean Italian home made food, then go for it without looking at the prices. They only open 5 to 9 pm from Thursday to Monday. So, no wonder why they are charging bit more expensive or minimum food order of 13.95 per person. But, definitely worth the... More

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Toronto, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

First time at this restaurant - definitely the last time. The hostess was rude. Completely inflexible when asked to make minor changes to menu items in order to accommodate my daughter. The menu is very limited. Do not even offer vegetables as a side order with a meat entree. The pasta and sauce were actually delicious.

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Ollantaytambo, Peru
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

What a charming spot - we totally lucked out just dropping by. Parking is a bit tight, but the daily specials provided a great selection of authentic italian dishes. The food was amazing, portions overly generous, price point was great. House wine not the greatest, but didn't care! Will go back any and every time we are in Collingwood. I... More

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San Diego, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Service was just "ok," and the food was authentic delicious Italian. That's probably the only upside to this restaurant.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013 via mobile

Very rude ' right from the door And clearly don't like children !!! ( even well behaved 8 year olds) Not impressed never ever go back!! No wonder it's always empty!!!!!'n

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Collingwood, Canada
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Cosy little family restaurant with good service however my canneloni dish was so hot after waiting several minutes and stirring, cutting and blowing on my food it was still so hot I burnt my mouth and throat. The oven dish that it came in was black on the inside from overcooking. After tasting it was an just an OK meal.... More

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Burlington, Canada
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

Love this restaurant. It is small, cozy and the food is exceptional. Don't be in a hurry, relax and enjoy as each meal is prepared while you wait. Shrimp San Diego, Penne Ala Vodka, escargot and Cesar salad are amazing.

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San Diego, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

I love this italian restaurant. It's really good, and it has an authentic italian look, and feel, to it. IT's an old school restaurant, but nothing beats it. I highly recommend it, especially the penne a la vodka. We came here while on vacation.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012 via mobile

If you're looking for a restaurant with authentic Italian flare, this is the place for you! The food and service are both amazing! Yes it's a little out dated, but that's part of it's charm. Old school fine dining that makes you feel like you're at home. Very comfortable and the server/owner was a sweetheart! Next time we're in Collingwood,... More

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Guelph, Ontario, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

This restuarant is nothing special on the inside or out, but the food is as authentic italian as you can get. Amazing Penne A La Vodka.

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