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“Great Italian restaurant”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Tep's Villa Roma

Tep's Villa Roma
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Bakersfield, Ca.
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Great Italian restaurant”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2012

Visited Teps on an off season trip to Lake Tahoe, and were happy that we did. Service was great. The salad bar is included with entrees (or you can order it alone, but the price of an entree with the salad bar was not that much more.) Many fresh choices on the salad bar, along with a couple soups (the minestrone was delicious.) We ordered lasagna, which was a huge portion and tasty. Will visit again on next trip to Lake Tahoe.

Visited October 2012
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12 reviews
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“Best salmon dish ever!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2012 via mobile

To begin, the salad bar is fresh & has lots of choices. Our favorite appetizer is the calamari - tender strips, not tough circles & tentacles as served in other restaurants. The marinara sauce served w/ the calamari is light & quite tasty. My entree was the stuffed salmon ---OMG!!! Delicious!! Huge portion, enough that I took home half and enjoyed it again the next day. Served with a side of choice of pasta (I prefer tortellini to spaghetti and got it at no additional charge!) Oh, the bread is worth every calorie.
Only drawback is that Tep's is not open for lunch. Absolutely a must restaurant to dine at while in South Lake Tahoe. We'll be back for sure.

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Carlsbad, California
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58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Old and not good”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2012 via mobile

Traveling we split entrees and don't mind the charge but $9 for a salad bar where I took lettuce only? Lasagna had an under-taste of Mexican food which is fine for Mexican but not Italian.

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Los Angeles, California
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121 reviews
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“We were here for a wedding reception”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2012

Not a regular restaurant visit but a wedding reseption held in a private room. Despite the large and often loud crowd the staff handled the situation very well and always with a smile. How they could do that all night is beyond me but they did. The food provided was excellent. Under the circumstance there isn't much more to say.

  • Visited September 2012
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Rochester, NY
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39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“good, old fashioned Italian place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2012

we enjoyed our meal here. the salad bar was excellent (my husband was in 7th heaven when he discovered it included a big dish of anchoves) and our main courses were very tasty. My only complaint - I have celiac so can't eat pasta and there were no alternatives offered.

  • Visited September 2012
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