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603 Chillicothe St, Portsmouth, OH 45662
740-355-3141
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Great Italian Food

Great Service and even better food. The only thing is the prices are really high for a hole in the wall restaurant. The place was clean the atmosphere was cute and cozy like a bar/cafe' not worthy of such high pricing. They maybe trying to gouge the college students from Shawnee University... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Louisa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Great Service and even better food. The only thing is the prices are really high for a hole in the wall restaurant. The place was clean the atmosphere was cute and cozy like a bar/cafe' not worthy of such high pricing. They maybe trying to gouge the college students from Shawnee University nearby. Not a place I would comeback to... More 

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Portsmouth, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Delicious authentic Italian cuisine in a quiet, romantic setting. I have never had a bad meal there, but my favorite dish is the fettuccine alfredo.

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Portsmouth, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This place is never busy and I don't know why. I believe it isnt advertised enough because you never see advertising nor does most people in town know it exist;I have literally asked friends and family to accompany us there for dinner and they say they never heard of it but the food is great and so is the service.

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Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The pizza here is great! The restaurant is clean, prices are good but the other entrees are just mediocre. They should really improve the quality of their entrees even if they have to charge more. It's a nice restaurant with a lot of potential. They just need to improve the quality of their food. The pizza is the best in... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Eaten here at least a dozen times, will never go back now. Waitress was neglectful, manager curt and patronizing and completely ineffectual. Portion size for $10 lasagna was pitiful. See picture!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

My son, nephew and I ate at this restaurant just by chance on Dec. 27. The food, service and prices were excellent! I can't wait to return to Portsmouth to enjoy another wonderful meal here! And the wine list is great!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Good good, good service, good price. Nice place to go to just relax with a good meal without breaking the bank.This is the place you can enjoy being at and want to come back to, and don't forget your doggie bag you may need it

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Lucasville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

While my family enjoys many things from the menu, I always get the eggplant parmigiana. It's consistently delicious. My favorite place to have it :) Their complimentary bread is very delicious too.

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Sidney, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Had excellent food on Tuesday and decided to go back on Thursday. Food and service was excellent each time. Atmosphere was also terriffic.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

I actually ate at the Ironton location. The restaurant was highly recommended by a friend, but the food was at best ordinary, or worse bland. I think we would have been better off ordering pizza or calzones, but we went with pasta dishes because of the good reputation of the place. The pasta was way over cooked and the sauce... More 

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Address: 603 Chillicothe St, Portsmouth, OH 45662
Phone Number: 740-355-3141
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Portsmouth
Cuisine: Italian

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  • Address: 603 Chillicothe St, Portsmouth, OH 45662
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: 740-355-3141

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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