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“Fantastic menu choice & great atmosphere” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Da Vinci Ristorante Italiano

Da Vinci Ristorante Italiano
Urbanizacion Dona Lola 12 | Calahonda, Mijas, Spain
+34 952 93 46 67
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Ranked #14 of 293 restaurants in Mijas
Price range: $16 - $48
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Casual Italian restaurant with a cozy ambiance. A good range of pizza, pasta, meat & fish dishes. Hugely popular pizza made in a real wood burning oven. Good for families and groups as well.
London
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Fantastic menu choice & great atmosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

This restaurant is a cracker in amongst a number of other restaurants in the same area. Suitable for both big and small groups the atmosphere inside is terrific.

We arrived at around 7pm on a Saturday so had a bit of a wait for a table but the waiters gave us all a complimentary appertif as they recognised our wait. Booking doesn't appear to be possible at busy periods as to keep tables empty for people would hurt the business and also upset the queue.

The menu choice is excellent - a full range of meats,fish,pizzas,pastas & rice dishes - all looking fantastic as they came out of the open kitchen next to the tables. Pizza's are freshly prepared and cooked in the wood fire oven outside the front of the restaurant.

Prices are very reasonable for both food and wine. We had chilli prawns to start which were excellent, followed by leg of lamb and Sea Bass. The portions were huge so we shared a dessert. Again the choice of desserts is phenomenal.

I would throughly recommend a visit to this restaurant and we will definitely be going back later in the year.

  • Visited March 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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L0ndon
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52 reviews 52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
“You will love it”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

Da Vinci is next to the Dona Lola complex and offers a good selection on its menu. The service is attentive and you are made to feel very welcome and this is why, apart from the high quality of the food, people come back during the week and year on year.
Value is very good, always busy, which is a good sign of a restaurant in an area where competition is keen.
The best on the strip.
Try it once and you will return.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Warrington, cheshire
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80 reviews 80 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
“It never fails to please”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

We have been going to this restaurant for 4 years and it never fails to please, the food is to die for, we have had everything on the menu and it is all fabulous. My grandson who is only 4 is allowed to help make his own pizza and he just loves the pizzaman, he going to do that when he is a big man!! the staff are the same and very polite and very very helpful. The cook deserves a medal to be able to produce such masterpieces in such a small place is outstanding and puts master chefs to shame. It gets very busy so it is best to book in advance. 11 out of 10 everytime.

  • Visited March 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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Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Absolutely gorgeous food and 10/10 dining experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013 via mobile

Everything about this restaurant gets a 10/10 mark- the service, staff and more importantly the food. By far the best restaurant in Calahonda. Pity we are going back home tomorrow- wish we found this gem at the start of our holiday! Yum x

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
“great food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

fantastic food i ate here twice when in calahonda 1st time was the double of pasta which was a plate of bolognase and a carbanara thats was great the 2nd time i had the ribs and they was the best ribs i have ever eaten and all at na reasonable price

  • Visited February 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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