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Chef Dooley

1735 S. Military Trail, Deerfield Beach, FL
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Ranked #43 of 185 Restaurants in Deerfield Beach
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Aug 22, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
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30 reviews from our community

76% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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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
9 helpful votes 9 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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Deerfield Beach, Florida
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70 reviews 70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Ok, so you pick your entree, that could be as low as $15 I think, and for that price you will get a soup, an appetizer and a dessert. GREAT DEAL. For the appetizer I had the escargot, and just for that I could go back. YUM. Soup, I had the split pea, and to me was lacking some flavor.... More

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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171 reviews 171 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
186 helpful votes 186 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

Outside of a very pleasant minestrone and good dessert, flour less chocolate cake and tiramisu - Caesar salads and Veal Sorento were tasteless. The service is fair and the room not unattractive. The draw here is the low price point - about $40.00 without alcohol for two for a four course meal. Crowded on weekends. As the restaurant is in... More

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West Palm Bch, florida
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We had reservations for a party ofv6, they seated us early. The food was delicious, everyone's dish was hot and cooked to perfection, The value is extremely good. From $ 17- $ 27 you can get four course meal, with many choices to choose from. Will deffinately go back, even though we are in Palm bch County and the Resteraunt... More

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Boca Raton
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82 reviews 82 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Great food - great prices - what a pleasant surprise! I don't know how long they have been in business but the fact that this was first time I had been there was shocking because this is the kind of restaurant I love. Salad or choice of a few appetizers choice of 2 soups many entrees to chose from dessert... More

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Boca Raton, Florida
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

enjoyed the selection offered on menu. The food was served as requested and good and plentiful.The service was excellent. The food chosen by the 8 of us was quite good.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Excellent service and food. We had a 7:30 reservation and we were seated promptly at 7:30. The food was delicious and very plentiful. They will definitely see me back again.

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Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

We have been coming here for many years. The Early Bird gives great value: soup, salad, desert, coffee/tea included. My wife thought the chicken parmesan was a bit tough. I thought the penne pasta was very good. Don't miss the tiramisou dessert.

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