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“Good food Italian food in HK, sister restaurant in Rome but extremely expensive”
Review of Da Domenico - CLOSED

Da Domenico
Price range: $0 - $120
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Wan Chai / Causeway Bay
Reviewed April 20, 2012

Small and quaint food, authentic Italian. The food is good, but you pay through the nose. If you really want true pasta and delicious fish, you will find it all here in Hong Kong.
Portions are not large, and it really is overpriced!

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1  Thank Debbie W
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Reviewed January 15, 2012

You'll want someone else to pick up the incredibly expensive check. I get it that the ingredients are flown in first class daily from Italy, but really, HK$240 for scamorza?

1  Thank Khunhappy
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Reviewed December 24, 2011

We had a meal here, but we were SOOOO disappointed. We love Italian and had initially hoped to have a nice meal since it was obvious that the owner was Italian. We were so wrong.

The food was simply mediocre at best and inedible in some instances and most was far below par, even for a cheap chain restaurant. A colleague requested a simple plate of Fettuccini Alfredo. Not only was it not authentic, it was inedible and was priced at nearly US$30 – what a surprise. And three slices of a very pedestrian bruschetta cost nearly US$20.

And did we mention the slow and inattentive service on a slow night. There are simply too many restaurants in HK to recommend this place to anyone for any reason.

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3  Thank antonio6944
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Reviewed November 7, 2011

My first impression is clean, simple and family-style decor. There were not many selections o the handwritten menu. We ordered seafood soup, garden salads and grilled squid as appertisers, followed by a main of red shrimp linguine. The food was exceptional, simple yet very delicious. We simply enjoy our lunch. I will recommend this restaurant if you want to enjoy traditional italian family-style cuisines. However, if you are looking for a romantic ambience, this is not the place. Be prepare to spend HK$1000 per person though.

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Thank wmloke13
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Reviewed September 12, 2011

Probably the best bowl of pasta outside of Italy i've had in years. The room is an exact facsimile of every mid sized regional Italian town's best restaurant in the 80s - complete with proudly displayed fridge in the middle of the tables (look we can afford one).
the head waiter is knowledgeable if you engage him, but brusque. the rest of the team are just grimacing through to the end of their shift. i'm sure with a little more organisation (ever heard of zoning?) it could be better, but why spoil the fun.
the food is a revelation - fresh, peppery rocket for the salad, good quality bresaola (hard to find in hk) and the pasta - well just try and find better in hk. you won't.
hilariously overpriced, do bring your own - the wine list is an everest amongst a himalayan range of ambitious pricing. 300 hkd for pasta pomodoro. the boldness of it all.

loved every minute. will be back.

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1  Thank elchk
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