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“Pizza and spaghetti arrabiata are fab!”
Review of Isola bella - CLOSED

Isola bella
Cuisines: Italian
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Reviewed January 9, 2014

When we realised that Picasso had left Naxos City we were disappointed, but decided to try the new Italian anyway... And we're so very happy that we did. The service is great (they speak English really well and German, too, if I remember correctly.)
If you can get a table on the balcony outside you have a lovely view of the passers-by without feeling crowded.
And the food... was magnificent.
The pizza tasted so delicious that even our non-pizza eating guest had two slices. And because the arrabiata was so nice and spicy, we even went back for seconds and thirds.
We definitely recommend it. And in comparison to the trattoria across the street, this is much, much better food (and more reasonable)!

We'll definitely go back this summer!

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Reviewed September 11, 2013

We were advised to go here by George, one of the waiters @ Picasso. He promised us the best pizza on the island. He was absolutely right!! A few days earlier we had visited the trattoria across the street and we were really dissapointed. But this was as good as any pizzeria in Italy, trust us! It wasn't really busy yet, since they had just opened (this place used to be the above mentioned Mexican restaurant Picasso), but when they can manage to keep up this level of quality, it should be just as succesfull. We'll go back to taste some of their other food.

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Reviewed August 27, 2013

When we visited here it was not listed on tripadvisor but as it looked very nice we decided to give it a go. Having spoken to the owner he explained that he had only opened the place in may. We both chose exactly the same food, tomato and basil bruschetta and then a pizza. However, there had clearly been a mess up on the computer system as only one of each went through to the kitchen so a while later one bruschetta and one pizza appeared at the same time! We explained to the waitress and she was very apologetic and left us with the one bruschetta and took the pizza away. This was no problem for us as we were having exactly the same anyway! So we shared one bruschetta and then another one arrived shortly afterwards. It was delicious, big portion size and very tasty! We then assumed our pizzas would be straight out as one had already been made but we actually waited a little while and when the pizzas arrived they both seemed freshly made and again they were absolutely yum! The manager also came over to apologise and explain that there had been an error on the computer and we were offered a free panacotta to say sorry. This was a lovely touch and was gorgeous! This just shows that mistakes can be made but that it is the way they are dealt with that people remember. This was dealt with perfectly and didn't spoil our evening at all. We would definitely recommend you give this restaurant a go - you won't be disappointed!

Thank sweetangel345
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Michael P, Ιδιοκτήτης at Isola bella, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2013

Thank you for your understanding and your kindness.
We are looking forward to see you in Naxos again!

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