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“poor service, high prices”

Angelina's Ristorante
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Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $60
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Across From The Ship
Reviewed May 15, 2013

The food was just OK, definitely not worth the $50 per entree. The meal took 2 1/2 hours. The server was terrible - for example she brought the bottle of wine we ordered, placed it on the table with the glasses then disappeared for 20 min. We actually looked at our watch (and the bottle on the table). Can't believe they are still in business.

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Reviewed May 5, 2013

If you go, you need to check the wine storage room, which occupies the center of one on the dining areas. It is a circular glass structure which is about 3 stories high and contains over 4,000 bottles of wine. There is a circular staircase in the middle that provides access to all of the wine.
There was a wine promotion providing a 50% discount on wines priced under $175, of which our server informed us. We were able to enjoy a nice $90 bottle of super Tuscan, Cabernet, Merlot, Sangiovese, Castello di Banfi, 2010 for $45!
We each started with salad, one, a buffalo mozzarella, heirloom tomatoes, pancetta crisps and the other, a Caesar salad, followed by a couple of pasta dishes. I was pleased to see spaghetti carbonara with pancetta on the menu, as it is not offered on many menus, despite its simplicity, and it was delicious.
There were other interesting menu items like veal saltimbocca, which I will try on a return visit.

Thank NLO888
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Reviewed May 1, 2013

We had a great time in the bar area enjoying a meal of many appetizers. The calamari were delicious as we're the mini pizzetes of different types. We loved the ones with rare beef and duck on them. When we went the bottles of wine and cocktails were half price which was great as it is a pricey restaurant with wonderful atmosphere.

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Thank Nancyjjj-953
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Reviewed April 29, 2013

After many years of bar dining,last night we ventured into the main restaurant.Wow .Had the pris fixe menu,and it was great! Lots of food,very well prepared. The snapper was super.Well worth the money.It was a little noisy at first,but the waitress closed the door to the bar,and it was much better.The window views are very attractive,and decor makes you remember Italy.

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Thank chesterbrowne
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Reviewed April 28, 2013

No kidding. Clearly the best "klassy" Italian joint in Lee & Collier Counties. It's a white tablecloth restaurant with outstanding service & food and, surprisingly one can dine here fairly reasonably.

We had the Menu Fisso (Pris Fixe) and were delighted with our meals. I started with the Insalata di Angelina which consisted of greens with figs & goat cheese (fabulous), and for my Secondi Piatti had the Risotto di Funghi Al Baralo (risotto with mushrooms & parmesan cheese). For my Terzo Piatti I had the Dentice Saltato in Padella, which is pan-seared snapper with a cauliflower-parmesan cake and spinach substituted for peas (which I hate, but the Europeans seem to love). Absolutely wonderful.

This superbl meal was followed with a choice of beautiful dolces for dessert.

This is a top-notch restaurant.

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Thank Jdeppman
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