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“Good change from nasi goreng!”

Massimo - Italian Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 15 Dessert in Sanur
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $25
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Italian cuisine with specialties of Salento (south-east coast of Italy). Pizza with natural levitation and fire wood oven. Homemade Gelato. Daily production of Mozzarella, Burrata, Ricotta and Mascarpone cheese. Homemade pasta: fettuccine, tortellini with beef filling, agnolotti with ham and mushrooms, ravioli with ricotta and spinach. Oven baked bread. Large Selection Gluten Free Menu.
Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

We went once so far but we are planning to go again. We were happy with almost everything we ordered - salads were great, all side dishes with egg plant were delicious and bruschetta with tomatoes was fantastic. However, spaghetti with garlic and olive oil was nothing special at all. The bread they serve as appetiser is bad quality - deep fried flour bumps... But ice cream.... well, they left me speechless.

Thank AgaTheBlueTiger
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MassimoConsiglia, Proprietario at Massimo - Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2014

Thanks for your review.
I personally read and value every comments.
Hope to see you back soon.
Yours,
Massimo

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Reviewed August 11, 2014

Massimo does great food. We booked a non-smoking table and were a bit disappointed to be in a type of cubical which was somewhat claustrophobic. Next time I would rather sit in the garden but we were not offered this option on booking.

Thank Jean H
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MassimoConsiglia, Proprietario at Massimo - Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2014

Dear Jean,
thanks for your review.
Most probably at time of your reservation the main dining room "non smoking section" was already fully booked.
Our restaurant offer an open garden (smoking), a main dining room (large "non smoking area" and small "smoking area") and air conditioned wine cellar (non smoking).
Hope to see you back soon and being able to offer the table suit your like.
Sincerely,
Massimo

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Reviewed August 11, 2014

Really surprised at the high reviews of this place, while the baisc italian food is passable, the service, value and overall food standard is not worthy of more than a mediocre rating.

Got an overcooked and slightly old tasting fish one night, did not eat touch it and chef claimed it was supposed to be like that, it was not.

Go here only if you really really need a break from the indonesian kitchen, but if not there are many places in sanur that far surpass this.

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MassimoConsiglia, Proprietario at Massimo - Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2014

Dear Subtilicu,
I put my name on the restaurant and dedicate my life.
Very sorry you did not like the fish but honestly we cook only fresh ingredients.
Restaurant Supervisor and myself check regularly with guests at every table and ask about their dinner, unfortunately do not have any of your comment in our restaurant record. Wish you could have contact us during your dinner, would have been more valuable then review.
Yours,
Massimo

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Reviewed August 9, 2014

Dare say I've become a regular at Ristorante Massimo by now for lunches and dinners and cannot but to leave a recommendation to All, right here!

As a Chef myself, born and raised in Europe, I rate Massimo's food as definitely Top: classic Italian homecooking, enhanced to restaurant level and I 'Bravo' Chef Massimo for his Pate (served with bruchetta), Oven Baked Gnocchi and orgasmic home made Gelato (melone is definitely my all time favorite!!)

Fresh Salads are also really fresh and recommended, though at some times quite unpractical to eat neatly for the bowls are extremely full...

Sole development suggestion: to top up level of table service. It's often fairly hard to grab the attention of a waitress and settling the bill usually takes quite long, even when the restaurant is not full..

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Thank Robin J
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MassimoConsiglia, Proprietario at Massimo - Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2014

Dear Robin,
it is a pleasure to read from you as a Chef yourself and professionally review with details.
Thanks also for your tips to help boost even better our restaurant.
Sincerely look for to have you here back soon.
Yours,
Massimo

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Reviewed August 5, 2014

This restaurant serves authentic Italian cuisine. Many Italian tourists eat here, which is proof of the authenticity of the delicious dishes served. It isn't cheap (compared to other Bali restaurants), but if you like genuine Italian food and want a special night out, this is the place to go.
We would recommend this restaurant to all, including the most fussy eaters - including Italians, who know what their food should taste like!!!

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MassimoConsiglia, Proprietario at Massimo - Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2014

Dear George and Joyce,
many thanks for your excellent review.
Look for to meet you again soon.
Yours,
Massimo

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