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1735 S. Military Trail, Deerfield Beach, FL
954-427-1666
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great value

Best four course for your buck. Your order your main dish and you get a choice of a appetizer &soup main dish dessert & coffee. You can bring your byob wine for a 12.00 fee. Staff was very attending . Just remember it a very old clientele but all it worth the young to visit . Will return

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
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T.O
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

Best four course for your buck. Your order your main dish and you get a choice of a appetizer &soup main dish dessert & coffee. You can bring your byob wine for a 12.00 fee. Staff was very attending . Just remember it a very old clientele but all it worth the young to visit . Will return

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Montreal,Quebec
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We loved the food and the ambiance.Went with friends and all four of us loved our choices.Make a reservation because the restaurant is always packed. And rightly so!

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NJ
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We had a table for eight to celebrate my wife's birthday and everyone was pleased with the service and food at Chef Dooleys. We enjoyed the high quality of the food and the excellent value for a four course dinner (less than $25 per person for most choices.) While this restaurant can be very busy, the service was just fine... More 

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richmond ri
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25 reviews 25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We found Chef Dooley by accident. It was very crowded for dinner and I was told by the hostess that generally you need to make reservations. However, they had a table for 2 that was empty and we were seated after waiting nearly 10 minutes for it to be cleared and reset. As others have said, the deal here is... More 

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St. Neot, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We are from the UK and were staying in Florida fir three months. It was my birthday on 19th December and two neighbours if ours suggested we went here for my birthday. The food was excellent and the choice and prices were some of the best we have had in Florida. Very understated from the outside but you enter and... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Don't call and make a reservation on answer machine, they don't call you back as asked to confirm, had to call them back to confirm, food was rushed as they were busy, and took dishes away while we ate

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Chef Dooley on military trail in Deerfield has outstanding Italian dishes. 4 course dinners include soup and salad, entree, dessert and coffee or tea. Very reasonable with an average dinner price of $20 per person. Excellent service with attentive waiters. Love the entire experience.

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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86 reviews 86 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Chef Dooley is a great place to go if your looking for a complete meal. You get an appetizer, salad, main entree, desert and beverage at a fair price. The food is well prepared and the service is very good. This is one of my go to places in Florida ( over 30 miles round trip but worth it). My... More 

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Huntington, New York
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229 reviews 229 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Chef Dooleys is a very busy local restaurant with great value for your money...they give you a four course meal which includes appetizer, soup, main course, dessert and coffee. The food is good, not excellent. The service is good, but no smiles from staff. The portions are large, but flavor is missing. The tables are crammed in together so you... More 

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Toronto
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We were a party do five who made reservations several days in advance. The restaurant calls on the set date to confirm the time and the number of guests. About a half hour before our time we had to call to inform the restaurant that. One of our party was caught in traffic so we would be about 15 minutes... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1735 S. Military Trail, Deerfield Beach, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Deerfield Beach
  • Phone Number: 954-427-1666

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  • Cuisine: Italian

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