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Ordered last month off Carry Out Menu and one of the best meals I have had. This time not worthy of my previous review. The dish overall lacked any taste: the lamb was under cooked, the sauce was watery and lacked any flavor, and the...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got off I-75 to get fuel while traveling south. We stumbled across Pomodoro Cafe when avoiding the normal fast food options. We settled in to our booth and were warmly welcomed by our server Dalton B. He quickly gave us some recommendations and we ordered...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

With virus thing have been ordering from special Take out menu. Note it does change. This time had the Lamb Osso Bucco. One of the best meals I have had. The lamb was well cooked, moist and falling off the bone saffron risotto was some...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed July 2, 2020

Ordered take out dinners on a road trip. The chicken Francese was delicious. The steak was cooked perfectly and the broccolini was tender. The chicken Parm sub was an unexpected BOGO so that was really nice. House salad dressing was excellent. The portions we received...More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed May 15, 2020 via mobile

I placed an order over the phone and when I went to pick it up, the sides I’d ordered were missing. I’d ordered a Caesar salad and got a garden salad with no dressing instead. The bread was super oily and was soaking thru the...More

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed March 7, 2020

Was at the UF Health Springhill facility and dropped into the nearby Pomodoro Cafe for a late lunch(till 3:00). Very impressive lunch specials menu. We got the open face calzone and the Al Forno Express combo. For $1 more you can get a tossed salad....More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 24, 2020 via mobile

Passing through on my way to Tallahassee and stumbled across this great spot. I had chicken parm with pasta , lunch portion was perfect and the service by Dalton was great.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 15, 2020

The special of the day was " Aragosta Imbottita" which was described as Maine lobster tail stuffed with crab meat, pan-fried. What was actually served consisted of breaded crab meat shaped like a lobster tail approx, 4" long, with asparagus deep fat fried served on...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 2, 2020

What a lovely restaurant . The room itself is homey, and makes one feel they are right in Italy. The menu is varied, the portions are hearty, and the food is tasty. I selected one of the early bird specials. It came with delicious garlic...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 2, 2020 via mobile

Pomodoro which is near Santa Fe College off of the 1-75 39th St exit is one of our favorite Italian restaurants. We always go here when visiting Gainesville. The restaurant has a very nice atmosphere with extensive murals and nice seating. Service is professional, and...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Jerry S
January 30, 2017|
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Response from Vic P | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. Eaten inside only.
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January 10, 2017|
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Response from psyclone241 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Pomodoro's phone number is 352-380-9886, and the weekly specials are listed at their web site, which it won't let met share here. Go to google and search for pomodoro cafe gainesville florida. It will list the "Weekly... More
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