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“Poor service, disappointing food & no atmosphere”
Review of Il Piccolo

Il Piccolo
Ranked #12 of 21 Restaurants in Golden Beach
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed November 19, 2013

We tempted fate after reading the mixed reviews & was disappointed with our decision to eat at this restaurant.
1- we were greeted by a snarling owner & annoyed looking chef
2- the young man serving mustn't have ever worked table service - plonked our wine bottle & our food on the table - he didn't smile, didn't offer anything extra including cracked pepper
3- the other wait staff (an owner I think) also didn't smile, ask us if we enjoyed our meal or offer any comments when we paid our $200 bill
4- now the food - breads very average - ravioli tasted like a supermarket variety - marinara was ok but found some cold calamari - chicken dish was ok & the lamb chops definitely the best of the selection. We didn't stay for dessert as planned as the atmosphere was so dour.
Would certainly not recommend this restaurant.

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Thank Busyvees
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Reviewed October 29, 2013

We took some Japanese visitors to this wonderful Italian Restaurant for dinner. There were 7 diners on our table and every one of us gave this Restaurant 5 Stars, the clean, homely environment, the service and the food - best we have had in a long time and we dine out an awful lot and are also in the hospitality industry.
The entree, mains and deserts were all first class - large serves, fresh ingredients and cooked to perfection - well done to all involved, we will definitely be visiting again.

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Thank MADAFK
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Reviewed August 16, 2013

Went there with my family and was very disappointed with the pizzas! The bases looked like they were the bought frozen type, toppings were cheap and covered in too much rubbery cheese!! Plus, for the cost, they were too small. All in all a crap pizza....
Would strongly Not recommend.

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1  Thank grantlee
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Reviewed July 24, 2013

My husband and I had the great pleasure of visiting this restaurant 2 nights in a row. We had the BBQ calamari (absolutely to die for), the eye fillet steak (this was soooo tender and delicious) and the garlic prawns (these are a must, there were 10 prawns served up, and the creamy wine sauce was divine). We would totally recommend this restaurant. The prices are very reasonable and what you pay is cheap for the quality of meal you will get. The service cannot be faulted either, top class.

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Thank Marilyn S
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Reviewed July 20, 2013 via mobile

I can guarantee you will not be disappointed at Il Piccolos. The dishes available are undoubtably some of the best I have ever had. The chefs Duck El'orange is just amazing, as are the steaks, pastas and seafood dishes. Expect a delicious meal

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1  Thank sherieJ91
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