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“Once you have found it, never let it go”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Cafe Italia

Cafe Italia
Ranked #7 of 23 Restaurants in Indian Wells
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Edmonton, Alberta
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72 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Once you have found it, never let it go”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2009

Little hard to find because it is tucked in the back of a Ralph's strip mall, but easily the best Milanese Italian food we have ever eaten. The singing wait staff were incredible with their service, attitude and singing repetoire. We understand that there are several different wait staff so one could go two or three nights in a row and not have the same staff - very unique. YOU MUST HAVE the Calamari steaks - out of this world. So, once you have found it, you will never let it go (always go back)

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Sherwood Park
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Wonderful Experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2009

My daughter, myself and a friend visited Cafe Italia while on a short vacation. It was recommended to us and we will all pass that recommendation on to others. We arrived in time for the Early Bird Special (5:00-6:00) which was a bonus as far as the cost. The food was delicious, the service was superb and the singing was absolutely delightful. We couldn't have asked for a better dining experience. If we ever get back to the Palm Springs area, we will definately include Cafe Italia in our plans.

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2 Thank Mommarg
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Phoenix
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great place to dine!!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2008

What a wonderful place to dine. I travel on business and dine alone most of the time. The staff was wonderful, the food was delisious, and the patrons were very friendly. They entertain you while you eat with exquisite singing abilities. Must go place if you are visiting or local.

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2 Thank chrisaminotti
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Los Angeles
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Best Italian place in Desert”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2008

Overall, wonderful experience. Our waitress very knowledgeable and also a great singer. We had three waitresses who all took turns singing, it was quite a nice atmosphere.

The food was excellent. Prices were higher than average, but well worth the quality of the food and surroundings.

One of the servers was a soprano and sung the most beautiful arias I have heard in a long time. She was seriously better than many I have heard at operas.

Anyway, go you will have fun

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1 Thank drgeach
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La Quinta
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Wonderful!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2008

My husband and I have frequented this charming little italian restaurant many times! He's not a huge fan of the singing but the delicous food keeps him coming back. I find the songbird wait/host staff to be a unique touch, and complments the atmosphere perfectly. The whole staff is courteous, and attentive! And last but certainly not least.... the food is awesome!The best Chicken Parmesian I have ever had!

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