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English first
Boynton Beach, Florida
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54 reviews 54 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

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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207 reviews 207 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 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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Boynton Beach, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I call this restaurant a formula restaurant because they have the same dishes and same specials every week. Most of their dishes are good and some are excellent. They usually give you a four course meal which they foolishly reduce to three courses on holidays. You get an appetizer, soup, main course and desert. Coffee and tea are included. I... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We are snowbirds in Florida and this is our favorite go-to restaurant with friends. They specialize in a four course Northern Italian feast - appetizer, soup, main course, dessert & coffee or tea. The quality of the food is excellent and the portions, very generous. Reservations are a must during season, especially on the weekends. Closed Mondays. I agree with... More 

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I can only say that this was a delightful evening. The restaurant is charming, if a bit old fashioned, with tile and mirrored walls lined with French posters. Soft lighting and a quiet ambiance. Tables far enough apart for conversation, service excellent, portions very large. Had the 4 course meal. We started with the Minestrone soup (needed a bit more... More 

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Teaneck,
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

A family run restaurant, that seems to pride itself on service and excellent food. Vey popular so reservations would be wise.

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Boynt
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

My husband and I had dinner at Chef Dooley's with another couple. The restaurant consists of a large room with the tables crushed in next to each other. There is very little walking space between tables, and if someone is standing next to a table, it's hard to squeeze by without disburbing the party seated at the tables. The restaurant... More 

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I have walked by this small quaint little place many times but was not tempted to go in...but tonight my husband and I thought we'd grab a quick bite before a movie. I was excited by the many choices of interesting fish which I always like to eat. The daily special was outstanding salmon grilled to perfection. The salads, minestrone... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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55 reviews 55 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

small but nicely done up. need a reservation in summer at least 5 days in advance. during season, 2 weeks. not a huge menu, but everyone enjoyed whatever they ordered. the food was a little on the bland side, but the seniors appreciate that. the menu lists all the items as a la carte, but they serve as a 4... More 

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

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