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Review of Rocco's Italian Restaurant - CLOSED

Rocco's Italian Restaurant
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Neighborhood: Dartmouth Centre
Reviewed December 30, 2012

This is a very upscale restaurant at very moderate prices. The place is tastefully furnished, the food is as well prepared as at any five star eatery, and the prices are very reasonable. The service has always been excellent.

Thank Tom H
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Reviewed December 20, 2012

We attended Roccos for dinner for our first time with friends.

The highlight of the experience was the food. We had Calamoro (squid), Gamberi (Shrimp), Caesar salad, Linguini Pescatore, Spaghetti with Fresh Tomatos, and Chicken Stuffed with Shrimp. Everything tasted great and was served hot.

The total time from sitting to paying the cheque was 2 hours and 30 minutes. For some this would be a problem, but was not an issue with us.

Our service was very good but not outstanding.

The only issue that we had is that most of the sitting area is enclosed with full-length windows that look over the shopping centre parking lot. The continous movement of vehicles and their lights shinning inside is a distraction.

If they are available, I would recommend getting a table in one of the interior rooms.

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Thank NSRoadrunner
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Reviewed December 13, 2012

Food was good,enjoyed our server Steve. The tables are very close so was very hard for severs to get serving carts around. Not a fan of New york style cheesecake but hubby ate it. We'll try it next on week night & would be more able to have a conversation.

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Thank lynnsurette
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Reviewed December 11, 2012

I enjoyed the new location of Rocco's and the service continues to be polite and knowledgeable. The food is well cooked but the sauces tend to be overdone-too much for the food. I personally don't enjoy my chicken parmesan to be bathed in the sauce. The serving sizes are fair and the price is average to high. A nice place if you want a quite Italian meal.

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Thank sunshinejaye
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Reviewed November 19, 2012

My wife and I have been coming to Rocco's for many years now. We are together in a very special second marriage (the previous wonderful marriages for each of us ended with the deaths of our spouses through cancer) so we truly realize the value of life and love in all its ups and downs. We have visited the new location twice now and have always loved the cuisine (unique in so many ways). However, we both were disappointed by the lack of an "Italian Theme" in the decor as was so lovely in the Quality Inn (especially the fresco look on the walls) and of course in the past, Rocco's best location on Paddler's Cove. My wife and I will still keep visiting the new Rocco's, but we would enjoy the experience so much more if it had a decor generating an atmosphere making one feel like he/she was truly dining in a restaurant in Italy.

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Thank Christopher R
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