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Cafe Italia

2647 Ira E Woods Ave, Grapevine, TX 76051-9006
+1 817-251-0999
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Ranked #1 of 200 Restaurants in Grapevine
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $25
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Private Dining
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Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Private Dining
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

I was very surprised with the dinner we had last even. Everything was cooked and presented nicely. Definitely a place I'll go to again!

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Almost every time we visit the Southlake/Grapevine area Café Italia is a must stop for dinner. This family operation has been serving some of the best Italian food you can find for years now. It is one of those places that you can always take guests to, or recommend to other people, without hesitation. The sauces are incredible. Our guests... More

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Dallas, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Family owned and operated. There are two locations of the same restaurant so make sure you make reservations to the correct one. BYOB. Owner and son were speaking in Italian. The seafood was amazing and sauces were homemade and out of this world. Tiramisu was outstanding. A must visit little place in grapevine. We will be bringing family back here... More

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San Antonio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

My husband and I got here 5 mins before they closed the doors. We thought we might have to leave since most places close the kitchen 15 mins before they close, but not this place! They were super friendly! The service was impeccable and the food was really good!! The only thing that threw me off was that it was... More

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Kuttawa
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86 reviews 86 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I stumbled into this establishment 7 years ago. It was the best find for overall food choice in the Fort Worth/Dallas area for me. The authentic Italian food is superior. The atmosphere is ideal. Don't judge the place on the looks of it from the outside. The inside is what counts here. You will not be disappointed. ALL of the... More

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glen ellyn, IL
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47 reviews 47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This restaurant resides in an unassuming strip mall on a busy street. But when you enter the doors, you are surprised by the large size of the space, as well as the warmth. Because it is generally full, there is an energy that is appealing. The waitstaff are perfectly attentive and efficient, beginning with the lighting of your candle and... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We were in town for a convention and wanted some good italian food. Tripadvisor came thru 100% this time! Great atmosphere. The restaurant was almost full on a Tuesday night with what were obviously a lot of locals (great sign!) When our waiter realized we were from out of state he went and got the owner... who entertained us with... More

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Columbus, Georgia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This was the best Italian food I've ever had. Atmosphere was good. Service was great. BYOB. Especially loved the elderly Italian gentleman that greeted us and shook our hand when we left asking if the food was good. Definitely YES!!!!!

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Columbus, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

May be the best Italian restaurant I've ever eaten at. Food was fabulous. Service was excellent and everything was priced well considering the quality. A bonus is you can bring your own wine in! Mostly adults as its a small establishment, would not say it's small child appropriate.

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Dallas, Tx
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We came here for dinner here on a Saturday night around 8pm without a reservation and was told there would be a 30 minute wait. We waited in our car for about 15 minutes then went in and they were ready to seat us. It is a very small restaurant so seating is very cozy, Our waiter came quickly, we... More

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