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Rigoletto Italian Bakery

2181 Upton Dr, Ste 414, Virginia Beach, VA 23454-1277
757-427-3999
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Ranked #95 of 1,244 restaurants in Virginia Beach
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jul 23, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Lakewood, Ohio
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81 reviews 81 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Visited here after seeing it on DDD, I had the the Blue Crab Manicotti, It was good but not great, My friends had the Stuffed Meatball and said is good but not great. We of course with all of the great looking deserts had to have some, I had the Red Velvet Tower which was good, Friends had the Cream... More

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wilson, nc
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We ate at this restaurant on our way back from the Military Aviation Museum. We saw the restaurant featured on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives and decided to give it a try. Surely it must be fabulous! We were very sadly disappointed. We followed Guy's advice and ordered the Stuffed Meatball, my son and I shared, and hubby ordered the...I can't... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Really delicious, I would recommend EVERYONE to at least try this place. My first experience was yesterday, but it was so worth it to try it!

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

What a delightful treat!!! Friends surprised me with a sampling of a variety of desserts. I sampled the layered chocolate cheesecake with brownie in the middle and the toasted coconut German chocolate cupcake. Both items were pure perfection. I definitely recommend this bakery.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I grew up with a Nana who came from Italy and who was a wonderful cook! The food I've tried at Rigoletto's reminds me of home....so authentic! The dessert choices are amazing! Love the cannolis!

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I coworker told me about Rigoletto, plus a DDD episode featured the restaurant. A menu fresh of salads, pasta and panini`s plus an all day breakfast. The fresh desert and baked goods are incredible so save room! My favorite is the Prosciutto & Mozzarella panini followed by a lemon sponge cake desert!

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Southern Shores, North Carolina
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53 reviews 53 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The meatballs as featured on TV are unique and very good. The service was very attentive and extremely friendly and for the grand finale you get to go and look at the bakery display case (frankly its a miracle I'm not still there 24 hours later). If you can't stop-in for a meal at least buy some desert to take... More

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Not a "white linen" experience, but don't tell that to the chef, as the food was freshly made and excellent. This is definitely a neighborhood joint (in an upscale neighborhood, mind you). Soups, entrees, and the famed "stuffed meatballs" were all excellent, and yet the star was the bread. We were served two different kinds of fresh bread that were... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Saw this place on the food network and decided to give it a try. The food didn't taste like it was made from scratch. The service was average at best. You would think a restaurant featured on food network would be busy on a Friday night, not here. It didn't break the bank but won't be in the forefront of... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Tried this place a few years back and wasn't impressed. Several friends convinced me to try it again and I'm so glad I did. Had the Florintina Panini this time around and it was outstanding. Marsala marinated beef with caramelized onions and provolone... melts in your mouth. Service was fast and friendly and bought way too many sweet things from... More

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