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“Not posh but good food and decent service”
Review of Da Bruno A Casa

Da Bruno A Casa
Ranked #188 of 1,399 Restaurants in Marbella
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: In the famous Marbella Mar zone you'll find a local informal and welcoming with the unmistakable hallmark of Da Bruno where you can sit at any table or bring food home with the service "take away", available from 12 noon until 12 night. Da Bruno a Casa accommodates about 103 guests and features a nice terrace. Alexandra and Giancarlo Paparusso will personally take care that you will fill like sitting under friends
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“Not posh but good food and decent service”
Reviewed April 8, 2014 via mobile

We were very pleased. Went with a large group. The solomillo was excellent, the aspargus risoto and the pasta was very good. The wine was decent and the right price. So far one of the best places we have been for the food, service was average, but we recommend.

Thank ana_and_pedro
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Not worth the visit”
Reviewed February 28, 2014

Basic Italian food, thgis is a chain in Marbella and surroundings and we were poorly impressed by quality of food served.
Will not recommend if you are looking for nice Italian tratoria food or even basics.

Visited February 2014
1 Thank newyork J
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Da Bruno C, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Da Bruno A Casa, responded to this review, March 5, 2014
Google Translation
Da Bruno agradece su comentario porque nos ayuda a detectar posibles errores y a seguir trabajando duro para mejorar nuestro servicio. Lamentamos que en esta ocasión no se hayan visto cumplidas sus expectativas.
Un saludo.
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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Been to both Marbella Da Bruno's”
Reviewed January 16, 2014

Excellent food and I love how the owners always come over and ask how you are and the food is to die for

Visited January 2014
Thank clivemuddiman
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Province of Cadiz, Spain
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Disapointing ”
Reviewed November 23, 2013 via mobile

To be honest, i am really dissapointed with the service i received. From the moment i entered the restaurant until the moment of paying the bill it was ridiculus and disrespectful, what spoiled the entire "culinary" experience, if it can be called like that.
Just entering the restaurant we were seated at a un-set table, which is not a problem, the problem started while the table was set. The cuttlery and Napkins were literally THROWN on.

After that, the time until the order was actually taken was far too long, and the order taken in a incorrect manner. Infact the waiter seemed to refuse correcting his obvious mistake.
Also two other tables that were seated later than us ( having ordered more complex starters), were served significantly earlier than our table.Disapointing.

The food it self was definitively acceptable, even though nothing special, and for the prices charged neither elaborated enough nor presented how it is to be expected.

Aswell waiting only for the bill passed half an hour...time that i do not have .

Meanwhile waiting for the bill, i had a look around and realized that cleanliness was not taken too serious neither.

In conclusion: The service was, at least for me, disapointing and staff should be trained again in basics of service, like for example how to set a table in front of a guest, positioning of cuttlery, respectful treatment of customers, etc...
The menu it self is very good, offering a nice variety of italian dishes, but the realization and presentation to the customer is not enough for the price-range.
I would not repeat this experience again

1 Thank MisterHospitality
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Great family dinner”
Reviewed November 4, 2013

We were staving after a great day on the beach and booked this restaurant for dinner .
All the family loved what they ordered ,the service was good and food tasty.
I think there are a few Da Bruno in the area,which is perfect as they are good vaule for money and not touristy!!!!

  • Visited November 2013
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