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Tavernetta Italian Restaurant

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Exclusive Italian restaurant in Ipswich. Authentic Italian cousin in a cosy and relaxing place when you can spend your time with gorgeous food and Italian wines. We serve: Italian pizza, Italian pasta, meat, fish, Sicilian dishes and Italian antipasti. All our dishes are made in traditional Italian way with a little touch of Sicily. We serve Italian wine and more. Big selection of spirits beers and cocktails. The best place to enjoy your time in a unique restaurant. It's available take away by collection.
PRICE RANGE
$5 - $15
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, European, Mediterranean
FEATURES
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I recently had the very good fortune to spend an evening in this entirely authentic Sicilian restaurant. The welcome I received was warm and friendly, with both the owner and the chef, helping me practice my Italian! I also received some very good tips for...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Phil S
Filippo B, Owner at Tavernetta Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your kind words on my restaurant. We try to serve the best Italian food that we can do it. I'm so happy that you enjoyed the experience and my staff and I wish you all the best and I hope see...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The wife and I went the other night as we fancied somewhere different. We both thought it was fantastic. The wife had pasta and I had a pizza..wow is the best way to describe the meal/the service/the venue. Having never been here before, we will...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank boxerdoggies
Filippo B, Owner at Tavernetta Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your kind worlds. See you soon. Best regards Filippo

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here for our wedding anniversary on May the 4th. The restaurant was empty when we first arrived but filled up very quickly. The décor is everything I expect from an authentic restaurant. We were greeted very warmly and seated immediately in a cosy...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Talaya S
Filippo B, Owner at Tavernetta Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for you review, we try to serve the best Italian food experience that we can do it. I hope see you soon. Best regards Filippo

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice Sicilian restaurant. In quiet end of popular eating quarter. Nice friendly staff good range to the menu, with small but good list of wines. Quality and presentation are really good with prices that will pull you back again and again. This is a...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank kevincousins66
Filippo B, Owner at Tavernetta Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your kind words. I hope see you soon. Best regards Filippo

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We first came here in February and liked it so much, we returned for our first wedding anniversary meal out. Filippo was very attentive and helpful, and we ordered our drinks and meals. We did not have a starter as we wanted a dessert instead....More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Debbie T
Filippo B, Owner at Tavernetta Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your wind words. We try to give the best experience of Italian Food. See you soon, all the best!! Best regards Filippo

Reviewed April 23, 2019 via mobile

Stumbled across this restaurant on Easter Sunday and must admit it was a very enjoyable experience. Had some nice starters and good mains and two nice bottles of wine. Would definately go again

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank kurt m
Filippo B, Owner at Tavernetta Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2019

Thank you so much for your kind words. See you soon. Best regards Filippo

Reviewed April 16, 2019

We came on a very quiet weekday lunchtime a few weeks ago and were treated like royalty! Everything was delicious, and the chef and maitre d' could not have been more solicitous. We both ate far more than intended (not least because of the complimentary...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Filippo B, Owner at Tavernetta Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2019

Thanks so much for your kind words. We try to give the best experience of authentic italian cousin. See you soon. Best regards Filippo

Reviewed April 5, 2019 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere friendly and very family orientated Bit of a wait for food but worth it food fantastic will be coming back again

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Samantha E
Filippo B, Owner at Tavernetta Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2019

Thank you very much for your kind word, we try to give the best experience of authentic Italian food.

Reviewed March 24, 2019 via mobile

Ate here last night with my better half. Can't believe I've not been here before!! The food, service and ambience is fantastic. Portions are huge! I had the calamari, a proper serving not like the chain restaurants and my wife had garlic mushrooms. I couldn't...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank jonno3663
Filippo B, Owner at Tavernetta Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2019

Thank you very much for your kind words. We try to give at all our customers the best experience of Italian Food. See you soon. Best Redards Filippo

Reviewed March 18, 2019

I feel a bit mean writing this however I eat out and I rely on honest reviews so that is what I try to do for others. Have eaten here before and it was very good but this time was not. To start No bread...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Filippo B, Owner at Tavernetta Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2019

Dear Customer, thanks for the nice words about our food. We are an independent restaurant that serves traditional Italian cuisine with a touch of Sicily, from where we come. I'm sorry if you didn't get along well but I remember you very well. I remember...More

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