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“Great little Italian restaurant. the food was very good as was the service” 4 of 5 stars
Review of San Marco's Ristorante

San Marco's Ristorante
164 Clarence Street, Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada
(905) 834-1345
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Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout
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Dining options: Reservations, Takeout
Bonita, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great little Italian restaurant. the food was very good as was the service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Coming from California we found the Canadian red wines lacked the fullness and body of California and Washington wines.

Visited September 2013
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Port Colborne
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“An Average Achievement”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

This restaurant is average at best. The foods average the service is average. We stopped in for a glass of wine and a light dinner, because we didn't have dinner reservations we sat at the bar. The staff spent a lot of time rolling their eyes at each other which added an uncomfortable vibe to the already average service.
We ordered a bottle of wine and a caprese salad, and told our server we were going to order a pasta dish to share after our salad. Negotiations were still taking place as to which pasta dish to order. It was nice sipping wine, nibbling on some bread and listening to Sinatra in the background. When the salad came however we weren't so motivated to order the pasta. As you can see from the picture it was almost comical.
As we left my dining companion said, 'Now I remember why it's been so long since we ate here'
Average.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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“Great Food Great Service Great time!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Upon arrival our table was ready with absolutely no waiting. Menus were brought promptly by a friendly waitress. Wine list offered a good selection at reasonable prices. Good selection of entree choices as well as appetizers. We ordered a bottle of wine which was immediately brought to our table followed by complimentary bread(which was delicious) despite the restaurant being quite full with the remaining tables filling quickly. Our appetizer arrived shortly thereafter. My wife and I both opted for a pasta dish that neither of us could finish despite both being very good. (Thank goodness for doggy bags) During dinner we struck up a conversation with a couple at the next table and found they had drive awayen down from the Mississauga area which is well over an hours drive which speaks volumes for the quality of food here. Overall a wonderful meal and a great time. Be sure to make reservations. You won't be disappointed.

  • Visited July 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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Atlanta, Georgia
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104 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 69 cities Reviews in 69 cities
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
“Great food, popular spot”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Nice space - a big, airy room in a storefront. Crowded on a Friday night with families, big groups, lots of positive energy. Friendly and efficient servers. Good wine list. I had the salad canadiana (I think I'm remembering that name right) which had a maple syrup/balsamic dressing and was really good. Then gnocchi with vodka sauce, which was outstanding.

Visited August 2013
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Smithers, Canada
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Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Mmmmmm”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

I've been several times. Always know you are going to get a meal that was prepared with care. This place **cares** deeply about their food and it shows in consistency and quality.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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