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La Gondolla

10th St. cross Prince Mossaed St., Al Khobar 31952, Saudi Arabia
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Ranked #53 of 109 restaurants in Al Khobar
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Takeout
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Dining options: Takeout
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  • Arabic first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Houston, Texas
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Food is tasty and fresh.. Kind of as good as it gets for Italian food in Saudi Arabia.. Service is lacking, but they try...

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Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

The food and service are great. The price us fair. Location is good but the restaurant is small from inside. Crowded during holidays

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

This is a great food place, the decor is a bit too overwhelming and the prices are a little higher than average.

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Karlsruhe, Germany
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The restaurant pretends to offer italian cuisine. However, two pages of the menu are reserved for indian and chinese food. Our food was not freshly prepared. This restaurant does not seem to have a chef at all but only staff who unfreezes the food. A very mediocre experience. I would not visit this restaurant again.

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Jubail
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73 reviews 73 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

this place has been in Khobar and maintaining great standard the as soon as you think about italian food, you think Gondolla. the keep enhancing their menu, cheif and services that everytime you go there, you feel its your first time. everything is excellent and i think its must to try it.

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Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

I stopped coming here over two-three years ago because the service was just terrible. We decided to give it another chance. The service has significantly improved, the food was great, even that atmosphere seems better. Food rating: Calamari - great Soup - good Veal Milanese - meh (not on the menu) Pizzas - great Ravioli - good I'll start coming... More

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Riyadh
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012

The restaurant is very compact and cozy in terms of size, and the decor is average. They first serve you with garlic flat bread along with olives and marinara sauce as a dip, which is excellent. For starters we ordered "Orchidea dell Oceano" (Shrimps in a mascarpone cheese and mustard relish sauce) and "Fritto misto della casa" (Deep-fried crispy shrimps... More

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Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

My womens group decided to have our year end dinner and the service was great like the first time i went in for dinner.We enjoyed the warmth service of the staff and the food...from appetizer,main course to our dessert!

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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012 via mobile

I went there like 4 times in 7 years. Believe me it's declining like sliding in toboggan ! Last time I had ravioli: hard and dry, stuffing was full of eggs ( supposed to be cheese) . Horrible

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

I eat here a handfull of times per year. Given the alternative choices, I would pick this place. You get a nice portion, and they add more spices and types of cheese than the competition. The restaurant is spacious and service is ok. If you are driving, they have parking lot across the street. I usually order the specials of... More

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