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“Overpriced and Underwhelming”
Review of Giglio's Italian Restaurant - CLOSED

Giglio's Italian Restaurant
Cuisines: Italian
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Reviewed May 3, 2012

Passed this restaurant often and finally went there for lunch...what a bad experience! It was on Good Friday and was looking for a good fish dish..only found one of the menu...Garlic oil and clam sauce over spaghetti...everything is a la carte, so salad was extra. Also ordered stuffed mushroom...very pricey at $9 and very mediocre. Clam dish was underwhelming and pricey at $13...very strange as plate was garnished with canned orange mandarin slices and chocolate sauce??? Save your money and go to Olive Garden! Our first visit was our last! Drinks from bar were expensive and not very good.

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2  Thank watsonc49201
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Reviewed April 23, 2012

Giglios is a favorite. Real home-made Italian is simple and fresh and they get it. Portions are generous, ingredients are fresh, owners & employees are very accommodating, and the atmosphere is inviting. I go here a couple of times per month just to pick up take out meatballs for spaghetti night at home. Two huge meatballs and tons of red sauce for under five bucks. Canoli are also great. I would prefer this to Olive Garden any time, for sure.

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1  Thank mhurst96
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Reviewed April 3, 2012

if you're tired of the long lines and manufactured feel of Olive Garden and love a small, locally owned restaurant you should try Giglio's. The food is good, atmosphere comfy and I love the house salad with garbanzo beans and homemade italian dressing. my favorite dish is the eggplant parmesan when its on special and the fried breaded pasta bite appetizer. yum!

1  Thank JacksonJen
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Reviewed January 26, 2012

had heard about the place and drove by many times. decided to try it. It is good to support local businesses. So, I spend lots at Jackson Coffee Co. and less at Biggby or Starbucks. No offense to local franchise owners of those regional/national chains .
But as for Giglio's, I can count on getting better food, comfort, service and VALUE at Olive Garden. That's just the way it is.

Thank Mark D
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Reviewed January 18, 2012

The Gilio family makes thier own sauces for thier pasta dishes. Everything is true to italian cooking methods. I love thier portabello mushroom salad. They very artfully decorate it with starfish, sautee'd peppers, and thier own dressing. Always a great choice for dinner.

2  Thank acaligiuri7
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