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“Disappointed with lunch here...”
Review of Little Napoli

Little Napoli
Ranked #9 of 158 Restaurants in Carmel
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Naples, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
322 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
“Disappointed with lunch here...”
Reviewed May 5, 2013 via mobile

Came here with expectations of a great meal but it turned out to be less than average... I ordered the seafood cioppino and my wife had bolognese tagliatelle with a small salad... The dishes were served look warm which is always a bad sign... They were kind of bland and were disappointing for sure. The bread and EVOO was a good start but then went south from there... The waiter never came by to ask how things were... Oh well, it looks like they did care to consider what they were serving or how the customer felt about it.. Will not be back...

  • Visited May 2013
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Charlbury, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Still family run”
Reviewed April 30, 2013

I used to go here and was delighted to find it still existed. Good food and staff at decent prices. The wine list is also good and well priced. I was glad they still have, what my son would call, cheesy music playing, it all adds to the atmosphere.

Visited April 2013
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“What more can I say”
Reviewed April 25, 2013

Food is excellent the ambiance is great a romantic restaurant for wife,girlfriend and mother it's my favorite and have lived in monterey county since 96. Continue putting a smile on my face.

  • Visited April 2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Excellence in every aspect.”
Reviewed April 21, 2013

There were six in our party and everyone felt as though they were a king/queen. Morgan was our server and a better server would be hard to find. The food was excellent. We had six different meals and everyone was excellent. I highly recommend this restaurant for good eating.

  • Visited April 2013
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new orleans
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Very good...unexpected pleasant surprise...”
Reviewed April 16, 2013

It wasn't by sheer coincidence that we arrived at this quaint place in Carmel. My son had checked Tripadvisor and knew way before starting the long drive to Napa, exactly what he wanted to eat.

Without hesitation he ordered the Osso Buco Ravioli...tender and deliciously prepared with the ox tail bones/meat that need to cook slowly in an oven to produce the delicate flavors of this dish....the mushrooms and wine and cream sauce balanced the pungent taste of the meat. This Osso Buco was the very best, ever...

There was nothing spectacular about the Ceasar salad.....just like any other C.Salad with supermarket style dressing. Nothing spectacular but nothing horrible either. For $8.00 the price was not extreme.

The Mussels ...a sinful combination of wine and spices accompanying the mussels was absolutely delicious. Congratulations Little Napoli! I have seldom eaten mussels prepared this way.

Then came the Gnocci Gorgonzola with herbs....prepared 'en casa'...the pasta/p;otato of the Gnocci was deliciously not overcooked and not undercooked. ...the flavors were soft...it was angelic for lack of a better word.

We had a nice bottle of wine with our meal...the Cappucino was like any other capuccino anywhere else...but the Restaurant...it gets 5 Stars. I will return. The servers are friendly and the prices were very reasonable...we were there for lunch.

Buen Provecho!!!

Azulica

  • Visited April 2013
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