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“Hidden gem York”
Review of Caffe Dell Opera 3 - CLOSED

Caffe Dell Opera 3
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Italian restaurant specialising in Sardinian Cuisine our dishes are freshly prepared in our kitchen by Sardinian Chefs using locally sourced fresh produce. Our menus change seasonally, we also have seasonal blackboard specials which change weekly, following the slow food movement We have an intimate candlelit dining area on the ground floor & a larger dining area on the first floor which is great for parties or meetings.
York, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Hidden gem York”
Reviewed February 2, 2014

Ate here on Saturday 1st Feb, limited menu but attentive and pleasant staff, in particular Alexandra and Becky. Food was 'good' and house red'buenissimo'. Will definitely return.

  • Visited February 2014
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Thank louise p
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Fenella_13, Owner at Caffe Dell Opera 3, responded to this review, February 5, 2014
Thank you so much for your review I will ensure that Alessandra & Becky see it, we all enjoy good feedback it keeps us motivated. We have condensed the menu as you noticed & we are focussing on the Specials Board so that we can offer new dishes to suit the season or occasion such as Valentines Day which is pending
We are delighted you have said you will be back.Thank you Again See You Soon
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Skipton
Level 4 Contributor
43 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Stay at home.”
Reviewed February 1, 2014 via mobile

There are far better Italian restaurants in York. The website goes on about family this, passionate that and authentic the other. We did not see any of the above.We had a terrible experience here between Christmas and New Year. Very slow service, cold restaurant, disinterested staff and the food was nothing better than we knock up at home in ten minutes having come in from work! Will not be going back.

Visited December 2013
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Thank adpbuildSkipton
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Fenella_13, Owner at Caffe Dell Opera 3, responded to this review, February 5, 2014
Why Now??? Six weeks after you visited are you complaining ?
As we get so few bad reviews & as I am aware of incidents when they happen I have checked the diary as you have highlighted the time you visited & that you are from Skipton therefore I believe that this is the second time your table has left a terrible review & my response is the same as it was in January, you came on the busiest night we had since opening in August we apologised for the wait for food due to the volume of orders however you were 40 minutes late which impacts further on the kitchen, you were very vocal about the delay & said you didn't expect to pay the £40 for the wine you had.We are passionate about business & our small team works very hard so reviews like these are upsetting
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Northumberland National Park, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
73 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
“" Highly Recommended "”
Reviewed January 28, 2014

We dined here last Saturday evening and had a thoroughly wonderful evening enjoying fantastic food. The staff are great, pleasant and efficient without being over the top, they really do seem to care about you having a good time, pity all restaurant staff weren't like these people. We were sitting upstairs and it fills up quite quickly and provides a good atmosphere. The food was very, very good albeit quite generous portions, never a bad thing, and prices are right for what you get and the service you get. All in all a great place and one that we will certainly visit on our next trip to York and we would recommend this place to anyone.

  • Visited January 2014
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Thank GEORDIETRAVELLER011
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Fenella_13, Owner at Caffe Dell Opera 3, responded to this review, February 5, 2014
Thank you so much for the excellent review We are a small team & we enjoy working together. We think that by creating a good atmosphere & producing good food we have a winning combination
Well let's hope so ! Great to hear you will recommend us I hope you will visit us again when you are in York
Thank you Again
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Suffolk
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Excellent all round”
Reviewed January 27, 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed a meal here on Saturday while visiting York. Very genuine and pleasant staff gave us good advice. Really got the impression they cared whether we had a good time. Cooks seemed to be enjoying themselves too which is a good sign! Very impressive portions of parma ham and mozzarella for starters and a genuine half of lobster off the specials. Messy but delicious! In summary a good step up from the normal Italian chains for little or no extra money.

  • Visited January 2014
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Thank vvrich
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Fenella_13, Owner at Caffe Dell Opera 3, responded to this review, February 5, 2014
Thank you so much for your excellent review, we do genuinely want you to enjoy your evening. The Chefs are passionate about their food & the waiters/ waitress's like to create a good atmosphere We believe this is a winning combination & an atmosphere we all enjoy working in
I hope you will visit us again when you are in York
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Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Cosy vibe and best bargain food in town!”
Reviewed January 26, 2014 via mobile

I have been this weekend with a few friends and we really enjoyed the stay..
The staff was lovely and well aware of every thing was happening around; after 15 min we had the order took the food came and it was outstanding and I mean it!
I personally had the Sea bream and my friends instead had different choices of pasta; they loved it..!!!
I personally raccommand any one from and who is around town who love simple home made food to try this restaurant.. Thanks guys and see ye soon!!!!

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Thank Filosioni
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Fenella_13, Owner at Caffe Dell Opera 3, responded to this review, February 5, 2014
Thank you so much for the excellent review & your praise for the team they really appreciate your comments. We are delighted you all enjoyed your evening & that you will be back again
We look forward to welcoming you
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