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“Food delicious, service needs improvement!”
Review of Da Fernando

Da Fernando
Ranked #40 of 555 Restaurants in Nha Trang
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Reviewed March 4, 2013 via mobile

6 of us visited here tonight after reading the reviews on here. The owner found us a table in 10 mins whilst we went for a drink in the bar across the street, great start. There were 6 waitresses on duty for approx 8 tables yet there was no organisation or understanding of what was going on. We ordered our food promptly and also drinks. The table water came but with only 2 glasses so we had to ask for them at least twice.The starter was delivered promptly and was enjoyed by all of us :) The main then came and we requested more cutlery as we had used the knives and forks for the starters. It took the staff 4 attempts to get 6 knives and forks to us, not great - by which time my gnocchi was cold. Again we all really enjoyed the food, it was really delicious. During the meal we ordered some more drinks which was hard work to say the least. The owner obviously saw what was going on and apologised for the waitresses slowness. He was really nice, and it must be difficult for him due to the Italian/English/Vietnamese language barrier so we weren't too bothered. 2 of us had desserts which were both delicious also. We were never prompted for them from any of the 6 memers of staff and had to ask for the menu ourselves whilst they stood around. All in all, the food was fantastic and I would definitely go back for that reason, the staff need either training or replacing as they just wandered around aimlessly and towards the end of the meal all sat around a spare table playing on their mobile phones. Such the shame the service let us down as the restaurant itself along with the food is great.

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Reviewed March 4, 2013

Looking forward to a nice italian meal, but were very disappointed, the penne pasta with puttanesca sauce was inedible, the seafood salad was very basic, the roast veg were simple but okay, the pizza was good. Nice service but overall very disappointing experience.

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Reviewed February 28, 2013

After five weeks of traveling in Asia, we allowed ourselves one meal (other than breakfast) that was not local quizine. This restaurant was a great place to go Italian. I had some amazing spinach and cheese ravioli, and also a nice pineapple and ham pizza. The crust was thin and delicious. We were well taken care of. If anything, there was so much to eat, but how can I complain about the portions being too large? So if you want a brief break from Vietnamese food, try this great alternative.

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Thank michaeludelson
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Reviewed February 23, 2013

Excellent, well prepared food to a good standard. Well worth a visit, good staff, just try it. The pasta is simple but tasty, the pizzas excellent, all the starters are really good, and I could just eat them to have a good meal.

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Reviewed February 16, 2013 via mobile

Had the spinach ravioli and vegetarian lasagne here & a few beers. The food was really good value and nice for a change from Vietnamese food.

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Thank precursory
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