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Prince Musaed Street | Cross 10-9, Al Khobar 31952, Saudi Arabia
Today
12:15 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: We Don't Cook Food , We Cook Quality !

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  • 36
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  • 39
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  • 10
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Pricey but good food

We had a very good dining experience. The food all round was authentic Italian, the pizza crust is thin base so perfect for my liking. We had some Italians with us and they gave it a thumbs up. One of the pricier restaurants in Al-Khobar, but good quality.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Pretoria, South Africa
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94 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Pretoria, South Africa
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

We had a very good dining experience. The food all round was authentic Italian, the pizza crust is thin base so perfect for my liking. We had some Italians with us and they gave it a thumbs up. One of the pricier restaurants in Al-Khobar, but good quality.

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Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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77 reviews 77 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

One of the best Italian restaurant in town. The food is delicious especially the pasta. The atmosphere is very romantic. I believe that it's little bit over priced. Other than that it's perfect. Enjoy. . .

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We are very picky when it comes to Italian food, but this place had met our expectations. My kids had a pasta bolognese and it was superb. I had a spaghetti carbonara and it was one of the best I had. Don't forget to ask for a delicious bread (its like a pizza), they offer before you order you food... More 

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Saudi Arabia
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147 reviews 147 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

When my family and I lived in khobar upto 2010 this was a regular haunt for us. Some years have gone past but I was very pleased to see the standards have stayed high. My colleague said it was the best steak he had eaten in the last 12 months in KSA. High praise indeed. Still highly recommended!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I am not a great Fan of Italian food but really had a good time during our business meet. We had few Italian guest and this place was obvious choice. It was a treat to have Salmon and throughly enjoyed my dessert.

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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

The food has definitely improved. Even though the main course has no side dish which is being charged at extra cost where some of the main dish prices are at high cost. Overall it was a nice dinning experience and would have been better if the chef would have come out and talk to the guests as this special touch... More 

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We went her for lunch for a friends birthday, it was the first time i had tried this restaurant and I was pleased with the experience. The decor is nice and it is an easy location to find. On arrival we were served olives n dips and nice hot garlic and pizza bread For starter we tried the Goats Cheese... More 

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Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We have very fond memories of eating here, this very authentic Italian restaurant has a nice quaint rustic look to it, also depends where we get a spot, as some areas are a bit noisy and cramped. The appetizers are just beautiful and the pastas have a very hearty flavor.

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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

My wife and I enjoyed a delicious Valentines dinner at La Gondola. We both love Italian food, and it was a nice treat to find a good option in KSA. The lasagna was good, but like most places In-Kingdom, they make it with a white sauce. However, the waiter quickly brought me a bowl of marinara sauce when requested. My... More 

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Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I went to eat a La Gondola few weeks ago, with my friend. I can say is on average restaurant, because the food wasn't really bad. the pasta was cooked good but missing salt. I took a Linguine with riccio di mare (sea urchin). The sea urchin doesn't need to cook and if you mix with tomato sause and mussels,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Prince Musaed Street | Cross 10-9, Al Khobar 31952, Saudi Arabia
  • Location: Middle East  >  Saudi Arabia  >  Eastern Province  >  Al Khobar

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 40
  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

We Don't Cook Food , We Cook Quality !
Open Hours
Sunday
12:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
12:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:15 pm - 11:30 pm

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