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“Great choice of menu, traditional local Italian!”
Review of Da Maria

Da Maria
Ranked #56 of 805 Restaurants in Bournemouth
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $50
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed February 15, 2012

Very reasonably priced food, great pizzas and a large menu. Staff are attentive but not over-powering. Great for a romantic quiet meal or for a party on a reasonable budget. Unfortunately the area isnt great, but this is hardly the fault of the owners / management, but dont let this put you off.

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Reviewed November 9, 2011

Da Maria is a fantastic little gem in the Southbourne area. We've lived in the area for a while and figured we should give it a go, and we weren't disappointed! The service, the food and the wine are all excellent. Having just got back from Italy ourselves, it was like we had returned thanks to the atmosphere and superb food. The portions are well sized and the pizzas in particular are huge, with a takeaway box provided if you can't manage it all. Can't recommend this place highly enough and hope more people give this hidden gem a try

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Reviewed August 27, 2011

Catered for a large group of us (12) in one sitting. Wonderful food, authentic. Salads very fresh. Good wine list. Family run & refreshing atmosphere (non brand/ non restaurant chain).
Recommended.

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Reviewed September 26, 2009

Very pleasant family meal at Da Maria, [--]-- an unassuming family-friendly Italian restauarant on a side street near Boscombe.

Three or four other tables were occupied when we arrived around 6:30 pm on a Saturday evening. The decor is uninspiring, but the food was surprisingly good-- and reasonably priced. First, a basket of fresh bread brought to the table, and it was just right-- a chewy, Italian wholemeal. The calamari fritti starter was delicious, very fresh, cooked just right; my insalata cruda was wonderful (about £9.80), thin slices of shaved parma ham and parmesan cheese on a bed of fresh rocket, with fresh-cracked black pepper; my husband had a veal (done just right) in a light cream sauce (£16.00?). My three children had various pasta dishes from the menu, all smaller portions at £5.90 pp. We finished off with a lovely carrot walnut cake that reminded me of my Italian grandmother's recipe for Italian wedding cake (crushed toasted walnuts, but also a dash of coconut and almond extract in the batter is my guess, with a lovely cream cheese icing), and two portions of chocolate tartuffo, one bowl of vanilla ice cream for the 5 year old. A very fine meal, we would definitely go back again!

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