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“I am surprised it is so poorly rated” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Ops Pizza Kitchen

Ops Pizza Kitchen
2030 South 8th Street, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL
904-277-8665
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Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Delivery
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Dining options: Delivery
Fernandina Beach, Florida
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35 reviews 35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“I am surprised it is so poorly rated”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

My wife and I go there Id’ say maybe ten times a year.

It is a bit loud but if you get a booth it’s more quiet.

The menu is very average but the food is very consistent so you know what you are going to get every time.

Some of the waiters are really excellent . . . one of them serves you as if he was working at the Ritz, and overall their service really is friendly and caring.

It is very inexpensive, two people with a couple of beers, two main courses and two salad can spend less that $30 which is hard to find for something that won’t make you sick.

At least it deserves an “Average”.

We go there when we don’t want to spend much, want to go out but still want service. Like it! Food is abundant to where we always end up taking something home.

Visited February 2012
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  • English first
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English first
Amelia Island, Florida
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Think twice”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2012 via mobile

Don't recommend.
Food was not even close to description
But the server was fabulous.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Amelia Island, Florida
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62 reviews 62 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“Awful Lunch”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

Husband and I went here for lunch after hearing positive things about this place (mostly now that we think of it from ads by Ops themselves!) We ordered the spaghetti lunch. It was just horrible. Pasta was overcooked and even though we ordered it with meat sauce there was nothing in the so-called sauce but what tasted like canned tomatoes and some italian type of spices. The service was very slow. The atmosphere was OK and the place was clean but the food was just horrible. We will never return again - too many other, better options for Italian around here. Would not recommend this place to anyone.

  • Visited November 2011
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Jacksonville, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Terrible Food.”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2012

This place seems like a cute little Italian dive but don't let it fool you. The service was mediocre, the food however was awful. I ordered Fettuccine Alfredo with Chicken ($3 extra for the chicken) and it was covered in grease and oil. The salad is obviously pre-packaged and they skimp on quality food items. I had to ask for cheese and tomato on my house salad, it was basically lettuce with a few carrots. Don't waste your money. If you want good quality Italian spend the extra money and go to Ciao Bistro.

  • Visited February 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Florida
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76 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
“Good food/service, but...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

We have dined here at least a half dozen times since they opened, and we have always enjoyed the food. From pizza, pasta, salads, everything was very good. Service has been efficient and friendly, and the place is clean and inviting. The prices are in line with the quality of the food. And often you can find discount coupons in the local advertising magazines.
But there is just one thing that really bugs me, every single time. The woman (manager/owner?) that is visible behind the counter gives off a kind of strange vibe. She never smiles, she is always staring at diners, and I have NEVER seen her approach or speak to customers. Now I can understand that she must be coordinating the kitchen and service staff, and if the stare is part of it, then so be it. But just once maybe, SMILE?!
Yes, it's probably just my little peeve, but it's the one thing that made the difference between 4 stars and 5 stars in my judgement.

  • Visited November 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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