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“An experience!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Delfino

Delfino
Via Cavour Camillo Benso, 29, 16038 Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
+39 0185286488
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Melbourne
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“An experience!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Firstly WOW the pizzas are massive!!!! Secondly, they are delicious!!! Great value and really nice house wine too.
These guys are ridiculously busy with takeaway orders (pretty much all locals, which we think says something about how great they are!)
The service was second to none- the lovely girl that took care of us, as well as every other table and every takeaway order was such a sweetheart- her English and French (and Italian!!) was great, nothing was a trouble and everything was done with a huge stress-free smile! We adored her!

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Crowthorne, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
“Huge Pizza's”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Had seen this place earlier in the week. So decided to give it a go as fancied a Pizza. There are 58 Pizzas on the menu, so if you cannot find one you like.......... I love flat crispy Pizza's and my selection did not disappoint, great topping. No advance booking turn up & grab a table or hang around for a free one. Menu's in French, German & English (& of course Italian). Friendly & attentive staff. Used by the locals. They do not accept credit cards, but with the low prices who would not pay cash. My bill came to 12 Euros & that was with a bottle of local beer.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“Superb pizzas and ridiculously good value”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

We noticed this place was packed last night so figured it must be good and gave it a whirl tonight. It's a popular takeaway pizza place but they have a few tables inside and some outside too.

I think it had just opened at 7pm and it was already packed with locals dropping in to collect stacks of takeaway pizzas on a Sunday night. There were just 2 guys taking orders and churning the pizzas out in no time.

The pizzas come in small and large sizes with the small being about 30cm and the large being about 45cm at a guess - yes massive. We opted for the small and because the bases are super thin, they are really very light and so the large size is totally manageable for 1 person and in fact most people were getting the large size.

The base is ridiculously good - so thin, crispy and light that it just melts in your mouth. The tomato sauce is also very light and at first it seemed a little too under-flavoured, but by the end of the pizza, you could tell that it was absolutely perfect for this style of pizza.

With a half bottle of red wine, 2 beers, 2 bottles of water and 4 small pizzas, our bill only came to 31 euros! That is crazy good value.

I can't rate this place highly enough for their pizzas - absolutely sensational.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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skaneateles,NY
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Casual dining”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Fresco with good thin crust pizza
Busy place but attentive service and good prices
Would stop anytime I wanted pizza

Visited September 2013
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New York City, New York
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111 reviews 111 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
“We know him from the start”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

He started as a small "pizzaiolo" from North Africa, working and working and working all day, all alone. After a couple of years he had a helper for selling and packaging, while he was still making pizzas.... now you can eat in his "restaurant" and he even has tables outside.... He deserves all that, since he worked so hard and he still does, and his pizza is wonderful. Plus: he is one of the nicest men we know! Bravo!

  • Visited September 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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