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Dattilo Ristorante

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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2288 E Florida Ave, Hemet, CA 92544-4749
+1 951-658-4248
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hemet, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Datillos has wonderful Italian food. It's a great restaurant with a great atmosphere. Service is great as well.

Thank harley0215
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132 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Portions were very decent size-wise - the service was slow but then it seemed there were only two people waiting on tables - with a food-cart on wheels to deliver the food to the tables. That's not something you see every day - but there were very few servers, so I could understand if the plates were heavy - the... More 

Thank chewedpup
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

Mom ordered lamb. When she politely mentioned it was a little overcooked. The owner took it to the kitchen and had the staff taste it. Brought it back and said everyone else thinks its fine so you have to eat it. Yelled at my mom and then tried to charge us for food we never ordered. Sorry but why do... More 

Thank Tammie C
Murrieta, California
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151 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016

of all places to have a fine dining establishment like Dattilo Ristorante, in Hemet? This is a really cool place to have lunch but be prepared to get stuffed with great food and one of the best ladies who I've ever ran into running a ristorante. I had the meatball sandwich, my son had the margarita pizza and my wife... More 

Thank AnthonyVA
Kamloops, Canada
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135 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

The food was okay, presentation was tired, atmosphere was old Italian with the singer/entertainment the best part of the evening. The food appears not to have changed for many years. Husband had veal marsala. He says overpriced as the veal was a small piece with lots of pasta. Nothing else with the entree. My meal was swordfish in a rose... More 

Thank Sandy V
Hemet, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

The atmosphere is wonderful and when they have live singing, it's even more enjoyable. The staff is wonderful and make us feel like family. But the very best part is the FOOD! I have lived coast to coast and have never been to a better Italian restaurant.

Thank patriciapels
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

From the White Rolls Royce & Italian Columned front, to the Frescoes on the walls, & Beautiful Fountain under a center, raised, ceiling with stained glass panels,.... This is Truly an Elegant Italian Restaurant. The Datillo family built this restaurant & it has been in the family for years. Maria Datillo and her husband prepare all of the delicious food... More 

Thank DrChick
San Ramon, California
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

Full Italian motif inside. It was good, but I expected more from the rave reviews here. Good live singer. Food was good+, but not exceptional. Mushroom appetizer was great. Service very good. House wine good. Parking could be a problem during busy periods. A top tier Hemet eatery.

Thank Dick F
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Really good food good service great people soon as we're able will be back good pasta good pizza yum if you like Italian food this is your place

Thank Billsr60
Hemet, California
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

If you want to feel like you are taking a trip to Italy, go to Dattilo. The food is great. Be patient. Fun restaurant.

Thank Neice71

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2288 E Florida Ave, Hemet, CA 92544-4749
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Hemet
  • Phone Number: +1 951-658-4248

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?