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“Very good italian food”
Review of Taverna

Taverna
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $20
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: The islands only authentic Italian restaurant. Featuring classic pasta dishes, fresh salads, New York style pizza (with our famous whole wheat crust), daily specials and desserts. Available for sit down dining or takeout. Street parking, AC, WiFi, and only a two minute walk from the ferry. Located off the plaza in Isabel Segunda, open for dinner only. Reservations recommended
albany ny
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191 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
“Very good italian food”
Reviewed January 30, 2013

The service and food are always good here. The prices are reasonable. I like the pizza very much.."The double wide is excellent"! The pasta athena is good too. Can't go wrong here for good food and price.

Visited January 2013
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Upper East Side
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great Italian Food - A True Surprise on the Island”
Reviewed January 27, 2013

We ate at Taverna on our last night in Vieques. We had not so great experience with other restaurants on the island in terms of being overpriced with underdeveloped menus featuring underwhelming dishes. This does not describe Taverna! This place was great! We had our toddler son with us, so we decided to order from the menu and take it to go. It was ready within 20 minutes and the quality was outstanding - better than we get at home! We ordered the chicken marsala - the sauce featured two types of mushroom and was creamy and delicious, the chicken was perfectly breaded and did not get soggy from the sauce, and the pasta was cooked perfectly. We also ordered the jumbo shrimp in a red pepper vodka cream sauce over penne: again, a hit. Nothing to complain about. Wish we could have eaten in the restaurant because it is charming - decent sized dining room accented with twinkle lights and empty wine bottles, one or two small tables outside on the sidewalk as well. Prices were reasonable too, as compared to some of the competition. We paid $17 for the chicken marsala and $18 for the shrimp & penne, and the quality was definitely worth the price.

Visited January 2013
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Culebra, Puerto Rico
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60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Great Pizza and Italian at the right price!!”
Reviewed January 9, 2013

This place is great!! From the service that we had to the food that we ate. I had the Veal Vicata pasta and it was very good! We also tried the special pizza with slices of potatoes and a white sauce and it was excellent. The sangria was delicious and went well with all our food. I ordered the diablo margarita...it's a margarita with jalapeno pepper in it. If you like your drink with a little heat like I do, then this is your drink. Try the flourless chocolate torte...rich and creamy! I recommend this place 100% and would go back there

Visited January 2013
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Bay City, Michigan
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56 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Ambiance, service and good food”
Reviewed December 27, 2012

We enjoyed a very pleasant dining experience here and hope to return for dinner again before we leave the island. We stopped in for pizza and were pleasantly surprised at the ambiance of the place. Pizza is NYC style; thin crust and rich cheese blend and fresh ingredients. The service was very good. Wait stafff was attentive and responsive. A great change if you've been eating local fare for a while and want something familiar.

  • Visited December 2012
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Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico
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114 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great Pizza”
Reviewed December 18, 2012

Didn't feel like cooking after getting home from work and hadn't had pizza in a LONG time. It was delicious - there were lots of selections and we went with extra cheese, mushrooms and sausage. We ordered the large and had enough to take home for lunch the next day. Tempted by the other selections, but it was a pizza kind of nite. Glad we went to Taverna.

  • Visited December 2012
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