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“Pay for the food, not the ambiance”
Review of Va'Pensiero - CLOSED

Va'Pensiero
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Alabang, Philippines
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Pay for the food, not the ambiance”
Reviewed May 1, 2012

Va' Pensiero provides a soup to nuts (ok, soup to limoncello) Italian dining experience. I've been there many times and my only complaint is that they've had to trim their impressive menu because the clientele do not seem to appreciate all the great dishes on offer.

The staff make an effort to remember the regulars and their favorite menu choices, often sneaking in a little extra bread or a gratis shot of grappa or Vino Santo. During the UAAP Basketball season, you will be able to order pasta in your team's colors. If you are a regular, the staff will discreetly wish your team the best of luck, taking care not to antagonize the other diners.

Remember that the bill does not have a service charge, so be generous in victory or defeat and you will be rewarded.

This weekend, I'm going to take up the owner on his boast that they make a killer Olive Oil cake (special advance order required). He hasn't disappointed me, yet.

George

  • Visited March 2012
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English first
quezon city
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“good price. good pizza.”
Reviewed January 29, 2012

love the pizza at this place. definitely not your typical pizza store that churns out almost carbon copy pizzas. the spinach canoli was just delish! also love the place. it has such a homey feel to it. will be back for more. for sure.

  • Visited January 2012
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Thank selina e
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Melbourne, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
2,000 reviews
719 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4,175 helpful votes
“Reasonable pizza”
Reviewed April 14, 2010

I was there mid-afternoon so it was not busy.

I had a passable pizza, which was served within about 15 minutes of my order being placed.

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