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“Delicious!”

Don Vito's Italian Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 414 Restaurants in Daytona Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Family owned and operated, Don Vito's Italian Restaurant is a fantastic establishment that utilizes traditional recipes and comfortable surroundings to provide patrons with, "A Meal YOU Can't Refuse". Using fifth generation recipes passed down from their grandmothers in the kitchen, the owners sons prepare authentic Italian dishes ranging from all of your favorites to some unique creations that you may not have experienced previously, including PIZZA. All of this is served up in a comfortable dining room with black booths, and a number of pieces of Italian art and movie photos on the wall. Located in the quaint Beach Street area directly on International Speedway Blvd. And across the bridge from the beach, Don Vito's is a must-visit Italian restaurant in Daytona for dine in, take out or catering!
Reviewed June 21, 2014

You must be crazy if you said that you didn't like this place. This is good Italian cooking.

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Thank HeidyDeleon
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Reviewed June 21, 2014

You will be family in thus place as soon as you get in. Why? Because the entire place us family. Thus family run business bring Italian food to life from the way they prepare the food to how they sit and spend time with you at the table. It's hard not to love a place like this. Veal parm was fantastic and done right. Clam sauce was to die for.

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Thank JayJP615
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Reviewed June 20, 2014

Their customer service great, but the food a disgrace. For the first time I was very fdisappointed with the reviews from Tripadvisor. My pasta dish was swamped in "home made" sauce. The pasta was overlooked and really, really bad.
The restaurant was empty and We thought it was because it was early. Well, I will not go back and I do not recommend their cooking, perhaps you go there to talk with the staff but not to eat.

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12  Thank Ximena S
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donvitos, Owner at Don Vito's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2014

My Dearest Ximena S – Your first sentence describes our food as disgraceful. A VERY harsh and appalling description especially since 2 others from our EMPTY restaurant who dined the same day chose to assign #5 ratings. I'm Shocked you felt the OVERLOOKED pasta dish was not to your liking as you devoured all the seafood and almost all of the OVERLOOKED pasta. Your visit may have been early by your standards, but you sat well after our 9 PM closing seemingly enjoying the food and the wine. You were asked numerous times about your food and responded that all was great !!! That was the time to announce your disappointment with the OVERLOOKED REALLY, REALLY, BAD PASTA. Your husbands dish of Boscaiola could have been put right back in service as it was wiped clean?? A quick review of your UNfdissapointed Tripadvisor reviews reveals #9 reviews.Your average rating for hotels amounts to a 2.2%average and the average for the 3 restaurants you visited came to a 2.3% average. Both Florida restaurants were Italian and according to you BOTH OVERLOOKED the pasta?? HMMMM!!! Unless your averge satisfaction level is 2.2 to 2.3 you may want to look elsewhere for recommendations. I guess a #2 rating by you is pretty close to your average experience?? HMMMMM!! As for us, we will not be changing anything real soon. You are but 1 of the current #844 reviews, most of which would find your descriptive words to be disgraceful. The hardest part of your review to accept is that we did not receive your recommendation and that you will not be back to our very humble establishment. We will surely be missing you and already feel the pain of separation. We are a small, comfortable, not fancy, not quick,[everything from scratch], ALL family owned and operated restaurant and we do not take kindly to adjectives like Disgrace. You should really chose your words more carefully and try not to be so hostile. IF your not satisfied, speak up and allow a restaurant or hotel to correct any problems. Be nice!! NOW Arriverderci signora!!! Go in Peace and May the force be with you!! OH YEA!! Don't bother to come back to JUST TALK with us,[wow your really insulting!!]. Sincerely,Your great customer service rep and owner Perky Barbara -P.S. I thought Don Rickles was insulting!!

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Reviewed June 20, 2014

Great authentic Italian food. Family owned and the wife waited tables and the husband worked the floor as a Italian tough guy. We enjoyed it enough to order carry out a second night when we wanted to stay in.

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Reviewed June 20, 2014

If your in the Daytona on vacation, this a must go. The food was good, the service was excellent. I loved how the cook/owner came to the table to greet you and make you feel welcome in his "home".

Thank Jim16101
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