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Araneta Center | Cubao, Quezon City, Luzon, Philippines
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Excellent Italian food with good value for money

I dined here for a late lunch with a friend about two weeks ago, and both of us ordered set meals (6 and 7). They didn't scrimp on the serving and for less than Php400, we're already full. They offer free wi-fi, which is a plus, and while there's Italian music (from past to present) playing on the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 16, 2013
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Quezon City, Philippines
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Manila, Philippines
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

GOOD 1. Accommodating and polite staff. 2. Parmesan cheese is free upon request. 3. Food is okay. BAD 1. According to one of its female staff, the restaurant changed management last Thursday, July 18, 2013, so the LASAGNA was removed from its menu. I escape me and could not imagine why did their management decided to do that. I've never... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

This is the only place I've been to in Metro Manila where the pizza actually tastes like it came from Italy, none of that commercialized doughy pizza, this is the real thing. :)

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Quezon City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

I dined here for a late lunch with a friend about two weeks ago, and both of us ordered set meals (6 and 7). They didn't scrimp on the serving and for less than Php400, we're already full. They offer free wi-fi, which is a plus, and while there's Italian music (from past to present) playing on the TV, I... More 

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Cainta, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

I am reqular client of this shop. when i go there i feel myself like i am in Italy.(Yes i have been to italy) The style of dinning, the service and most importantly the food taste so yummy Loved it...... P.S. From price point of view, i went there with my family total of 6 people, we eat a lot... More 

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Alabang, Philippines
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2012

Va' Pensiero provides a soup to nuts (ok, soup to limoncello) Italian dining experience. I've been there many times and my only complaint is that they've had to trim their impressive menu because the clientele do not seem to appreciate all the great dishes on offer. The staff make an effort to remember the regulars and their favorite menu choices,... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2012

love the pizza at this place. definitely not your typical pizza store that churns out almost carbon copy pizzas. the spinach canoli was just delish! also love the place. it has such a homey feel to it. will be back for more. for sure.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2010

I was there mid-afternoon so it was not busy. I had a passable pizza, which was served within about 15 minutes of my order being placed.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Araneta Center | Cubao, Quezon City, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Quezon City

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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