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Paoli's Italian Restaurant
Ranked #73 of 127 Restaurants in Big Bear Region
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner
Reviewed July 20, 2012

very plain, Italian food for those who don't have a discriminatory taste. If you want authentic Italian this is not it... thing Old Spaghetti Factory with plain sauce and nothing fancy.

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Reviewed July 10, 2012

Honestly, we were looking for a cold fresh brew on a beautiful crisp day and the amazing aroma of garlic in the air led us to Paoli's. Their outdoor dining was enticing too. We shared a salad, fresh warm bread, and an amazing fresh pasta with vegetables. It was a perfect lunch with our ice cold Italian brew. Loved this place, we will be back.
It just so happened our neighbor highly suggested Paoli's to us, but our noses discovered it before our GPS did. : )
I love their saying ...." Your Beautiful Mother is Our Only Competitor "

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Reviewed June 10, 2012

Where is the real chef I was there in 1994 and it was delicious I met the chef John Paoli bring him back than u can call urs elf a real Italian restuarant

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Reviewed April 11, 2012

Unfortunately pretty much all restaurants in Big Bear are overpriced, so I can't pick on this place. But $60 (including decent tip) for an average pizza and pasta meal for 3 - ouch.

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Thank marierm
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Reviewed April 10, 2012

First, Paoli's bread sticks alone are worth the visit. The are extraordinary!! Another uniqueness about Paoli's is their Italian salad dressing. It's made with marinated tomatoes and it's fabulous!!. We make a point of buying a jar or two to take home with us. If you are looking for plain Italian salad dressing, you won't get it here. The main course was good, not great, but the ambiance and the unique features required I rate it VERY GOOD. Other conveniences were: they took reservations for our party of 10 and the table was ready when we arrived; also we asked for separate checks and they were accommodating.

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Thank zoofamily
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