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“Lovely, private, lunch date..”
Review of Robbie's - CLOSED

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Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Italian, International
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Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Leucadia Blvd.
Reviewed December 9, 2011

Greeted by the very friendly manager, immediately sat in a wide, comfy booth, multiple wait staff to accommodate our every request.

Our waiter was both quick & patient.. explaining our menu options (both Robbie's & Vigilucci menus are open to order from) and giving us just enough time to narrow down our choices.

The bruscetta appetizer was light, crisp & flavorful. Our lunch order was from Robbies side of the menu.. a perfectly medium burger & turkey reuben came out nicely timed with our last bite of bruscetta.

Never overly attended to, we were very well taken care of yet left alone to enjoy our romantic lunch. The decor is warm, live music wasn't playing during lunch but the music selection was great (r&b, soul, pop hits from a satellite station?)

Overall~ beautiful location, tight parking, very nice menu, wonderful wait staff and nice place to cuddle with my sweetheart.

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Thank EmeraldBird
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Reviewed September 22, 2011

My family came in on a Sunday for brunch. Wow we made a mistake. Fresh fruit tasted as if it was kept with the cut onions. Asked for balsamic vinegar with my fish and chips, never got it. Batter was soggy and fries had a taste of fish. The servers were more interested in talking to each other than dealing with their tables. Our bacon was over crist that it would snap. We sent it back and then it still came out wrong. I would pass on this restaurant.

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Thank Funtraveler1111
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Reviewed April 14, 2010

My 8-year-old daughter and I have visited this restaurant on three occasions and always have a great time. While I did see other children there on all three occasions and they do have a kid's menu, this is more of a romantic or couples place, with a lively bar and live music some nights. The food is really devine, great pizzas, salads and entrees. The front patio is lovely and we were surprised on our last visit to discover they have a back patio too and what seemed to be a new section or separate pizza restaurant....maybe they had added on since our last visit? We sat in the newer section and we were able to order from Robbie's menu too. This seems to be a dog-friendly place as two of the three times we were there we saw dogs lying by their owners at tables on the exterior front patio only. This restaurant is right on Highway 101 just a few blocks from the beach. Staff are all very friendly. The only complaint I have is that my daughter asked for a meatball on her kid's spaghetti (she is used to this from other Italian restaurants) and we were told by our server that the chef had refused this request on other occasions and we would have to order two meatballs a la carte. Needless to say, we passed on the a la carte meatballs.

Thank Smerks
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Reviewed August 7, 2010
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