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“Good food, lousy decor” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Tep's Villa Roma

Tep's Villa Roma
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Destelbergen, Belgium
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46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Good food, lousy decor”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Tep offers an excellent and exhaustive salad bar (with soup!), complimentary with all main dishes. My wife had the ossobuco, I had chicken cacciatore. Both dishes were very tasty, be it a bit overwhelming. Luckily you can take any leftovers with you. Good service! The decor however is a real eyesore. A makeover is long overdue.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Food
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Tustin, California
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98 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Great food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

We ate here on a weeknight. The restaurant was fairly full, but service was efficient. We ordered the meat lasagne, which was a large portion and verY tasty--lots of ricotta and meat, with a tasty red sauce. Salad bar had a large variety of items and dressings. Minestrone on the salad bar was very good. Took home a piece of cheesecake with strawberries which was very good. The strawberry sauce was sliced berries in a sauce that was just the right consistency and seemed homemade, as did the bread. Only downside--they were out of cannolis.

Visited September 2013
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San Jose
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127 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“It's good.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The food here was pretty good. There was no waiting over the Labor Day weekend, and the service was good too. They let you get your own salad and soup before your meal which was actually nice, because it was much faster this way and you can pick just what you want. I'd return here. The prices were pretty reasonable too compared to a lot of the area restaurants.

Visited September 2013
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Carmichael, California
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Great food for the Value”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We go here every time we go to South Lake Tahoe. The food is great, the atmosphere is great especially in the winter with the fire. They have a good large salad bar and soup. The food is always good and hot and more than you can eat. You can't go wrong eating here. The entrees are very reasonably priced. We were there on a Friday evening and they were busy but the service was excellent as always.
Take the coupon out of the local coupon book for a free appetizer, I suggest the stuffed mushrooms they're delicious.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Food
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Stroud, United Kingdom
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167 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Busy place, nice food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

This is a very popular place in the middle of the Lake Tahoe action. The welcome was good, menu extensive and food pretty good. Only gripe was the slightly unhappy nature of the bar lady and waiting staff, raising a smile seemed a challenge. Our waitress also promised bread, but didn't deliver it.
Shame - I like bread too.

Visited August 2013
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