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“Tasty Italian pasta - dockside in Tobermory” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Molinari's

Molinari's
Little Tub Harbor, Tobermory, Ontario, Canada
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Ranked #10 of 17 Restaurants in Tobermory
Cuisines: Italian
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Ottawa, Canada
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“Tasty Italian pasta - dockside in Tobermory”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

Great place to stop for some pasta. Delicious homemade sauces - try the bolognese. Good option for kids. Loved the chicken parmegian sandwich. Friendly staff and a nice casual location dockside - fun to watch the boats in the harbour. Didn't try the desserts but they looked great - would be a good place to stop for coffee and dessert too.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Away from it all”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

Tobermory is one of those pristine places that I don't really want to tell people about for fear they'll go there; but for those who agree the drive to this remote area is well worth it, be sure to walk down Little Tub harbor to Molinari's restaurant. Yes, the food is as good as advertised. The location, like most everything in Tobermory, is superb, and the view sublime. That said, I hope owners will invest a bit more in this place. During our stay in high season, the restaurant was staffed by two people: a cook and a waitress. They did a phenomenal job but, really, they need some back up! As bad or worse, the restaurant was out of RED WINE!!! This is an Italian place. Not acceptable!! They were also out of two main dishes that I didn't think an Italian restaurant could ever possibly be out of, but the absence of red wine put me over the top. Management, please, don't let this place go under for lack of investment!!!

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“The very best italian food since italy, Angus the master chief is wonderful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

beautiful experience, on the water, melt in your mouth food. All fresh ingrediants, the best place to each. Eat while the sunsets.....a doubley great experience

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