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“Food was okay but service was terrible!”
Review of santa lucia - CLOSED

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santa lucia
Cuisines: European, Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed February 19, 2012

Maybe, just maybe, it was a Sunday evening, service was just not on. Lack of staff maybe. Food came out very slowly. Those who ordered after us came out first, dishes came out not at the same time, had to wait for a while before we could order something,.... etc. Foodwise, it was okay. Went there just because we had discounted voucher.

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Thank Piggy_9
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Reviewed September 3, 2011

Myself and my friends have sex in the city nights where we go and check one restaurant a week. It was Mission Bay time and we picked this one - what a BAD choice.

Already from beginning the waiter (acted like owner) was annoying and cocky. We were hoping things will change with food coming out but unfortunately it went only downwards - food was bland and portions were minimal - I know it is recession but still, lets get real you expect good portion for 35 NZD,...

I wouldn't recommend it to anyone and I will never again go back. I actually hope the guy will sell the business and someone normal will move in and serve proper food.

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Thank Sport_guy_23
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Reviewed June 12, 2011

Family dined at Santa Lucia. Was not a family type restraunt, but the staff made us welcome and accomdated to our needs. Meals were very nice and the kids had fun!

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Thank Gaz75
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Reviewed May 13, 2011

Warm and friendly service. We went for lunch on Saturday 14 May and are definitely going back. Their chicken livers are just stunning and we really enjoyed the whole experience

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Thank Phoenixandsophie
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Reviewed May 11, 2011

Food: Horrible. Ossobusco came out completely burnt on one side. It's more a steak with bits of tomotoe paste slapped on. Canellini came out like charcoal with again, tomatoe paste on top. Pasta were no better. Very very dry and we have had better at Sylvia Park food court. Need I go on? It's ridiculous and beyond funny.

All the staff were trying their best, but too many mistakes and clearing plates away while half eaten.

For the prices they charge, it's just criminal.

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Thank Boeing777
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