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“Unexpectedly good Italian food”

Assaggio Ristorante Italiano
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Big Sky, MT
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78 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Unexpectedly good Italian food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2014

The veal piccata was beautifully cooked. My husband loved the osso buco (and he usually only likes mine).

Visited February 2014
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English first
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Fine food at the Airport”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2014

We have flown into this restaurant often for lunch. This was the first time that we were here for dinner as we were staying in Borrego Springs. It was delightful to be able to select from a wine list that was not overly large, but well chosen and priced. The food ,as usual,was delicious. All four entrees were delicious. The Veal Saltimbocca was divine and highly recommended .

Visited February 2014
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Thank Cynthia C
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Prague, Czech Republic
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174 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
“Assaggio Ristorante”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2014

This is a funny little restaurant at the airport. We were looking for something different. The food was so-so, but the atmosphere was nice.

Visited January 2014
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Ottawa, Canada
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170 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
“Could be better; disappointing”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2014

Had a lunch here to try the food and check out the airport activity. My wife and I appreciated the salad which was very fresh with romaine lettuce, parmesan cheese and a tasty house dressing.
Enjoyed the bread which was served piping hot with pats of butter.
My wife ordered a veal dish with linguini while I ordered chicken assiago with spaghetti. Unfortunately, the food was not as hot as the bread nor was it on a heated plate so it cooled down mid meal.
The pasta was overcooked and soggy like noodles; not a true Italian style of cooking.
The decor is dim near the bar area which looks out on the runway but there was some activity with 2 light planes landing during the noon hour.

  • Visited January 2014
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Kansas City, MO
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Sweet place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2014

We'd heard from a lot of locals that this is the best restaurant in Borrego Springs. And I think they're right. The food was good enough, the service was very attentive and you've got to be impressed by an Asian American family running an Italian restaurant in an American desert. And they live in Brawley, an hour or so away. I had veal piccata and it was lovely. It was a fine experience.

Visited January 2014
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