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DA Vinci's Italian Restaurant

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2968 N Center St, Hickory, NC 28601-1159
(828) 328-6101
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I love eating here. Very private and easy to get a reservation. The eggplant Parmesan is the best I've ever had!

Thank Natasha3911
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a second generation Italian American that grew up in Northern NJ. DaVinci's hits all the basics right...The Tomato Sauce: no sugary, sweet sauce just a simple and FRESH sauce with just the right balance of herbs. The menu plays to their strengths and the local market. DaVinci's has a number of "traditional Italian" inspired dishes to set it apart... More 

Thank Spolo519
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Third visit and excellent once again. I had langoustine, shrimp, clams on angel hair with white wine sauce. Amazing taste and perfect sauce. Spouse had shrimp scampi over angel hair pasta which was excellent. Crab cake appetizers were good. Tiramisu was outstanding as well. Food prepared by Italian chef from Naples and it shows in preparation, freshness, quality and taste.... More 

Thank trbeau
Nashville. TN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

We started with fried calamari -- yea-- The Lobster tail and lobster stuffed ravioli in the delicate pink sauce was wonderful.( and not horribly expensive at $32?) We also had a spaghetti plate and Gnocci Sapore Di Mare-- quite a lot of food and the bread w/ OO and balsamic vinegar was great. We called ahead for a reservation. They... More 

Thank SVtravelagent
Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Like it says in the title but the food is on point and if you want better Italian food then this if your in hickory you will be going to Charlotte.

Thank Duck C
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

While passing through Hickory stopped at DA Vinci for dinner. We were shocked to discover we were only patrons at 7 PM and were even more surprised to find a wait staff of four. By time of departure there were five tables occupied - unsure how staff can afford to spend evening at this property. We found the food to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

A very good Italian restaurant. Good food, service and atmosphere. Well established and very consistent. Nice bar area with live music.

Thank David S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed this place food was very good ,nice restaurant and service was great nice bar and good wine list. Will visit again when in town for business.

Thank Z9093OGlisaf
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

This is slowly prepared so the wait is longer than usual but the food is good. I would not advise this restaurant unless you are a wine drinker or you do NOT have children with you to eat.

Thank Lisa C
Syracuse, NY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016

Read reviews on T/A so I tried it. Not a full meal this time just an app., I had the Asparagus Gratinati - excellent. Stalks were soft not mushy just right, with a cream sauce with prosciuto or bacon mixed in. Really good. (forgive me if I error on the meat part, memory)

Thank ondagawood

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2968 N Center St, Hickory, NC 28601-1159
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Hickory
  • Phone Number: (828) 328-6101

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