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“Owner is unaccomodating”
Review of La Famiglia

La Famiglia
Ranked #5 of 74 Restaurants in Babylon
Cuisines: Italian
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Description: La Famiglia is a traditional family owned Italian dining establishment. We're a Ma and Pa type place that is known for its tasty northern Italian homestyle cooking! We set ourselves apart through the high quality of our cuisine and the friendliness of our customer service. Some of our favorite dishes include the Pasta Rigatoni La Famiglia, Chicken La Famiglia, and our famous Lasagna. No matter what you order, you're going to love the taste. We hope you have a big appetite too - all of our dishes are served family style, intended for 2-3 people! La Famiglia has a full bar with a great wine list and selection of draft beers to enjoy with your meal. We offer full catering services at La Famiglia. Come with a group for your next perfect Italian meal to La Famiglia, where everyone is family!
Reviewed June 23, 2013

We booked a party here a few months ago. As the party approached we realized we were not going to meet the minimum guests required for the private room. A month before the party we contacted the restuarant and asked to move the party to the downstairs and have a family style dinner we still were a party of 45. The owner flat out told us no. He said he reserved the upstairs for us and we were stuck with it. He said we were required to pay for the uneaten plates. We decided to move the dinner to a more accommodating restuarant. We called him to cancel. The owner was rude and combative . He told us we were bad business people and we just continued to explain the situation . Not once did he offer to upgrade the menu or throw something in if we paid for the uneaten plates. He also did not allow us to eat in his restaurant . I would of thought 45 people was better the nothing. He can keep my deposit to not have to deal with his arrogant attitude.

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Reviewed May 27, 2013

We are always warmly welcomed when we enter La Famiglia. As soon as you are seated, a basket of warm bread arrives. What happens next? Bruscetta! Order the bruscetta! It is the best I have ever had, and my husband feels that he hasn't had better either. The fried calamari is greasless...just moist and crisp. Perfection. For dinner, we can't seem to tear ourselves away from the ravioli. We always order it with melted cheese. It's fresh pasta cooked to perfection.
If you haven't been here yet, give it a try. If you love homestyle Italian, you'll love La Famiglia!

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Thank Cynthia H
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Reviewed May 9, 2013

We have beeb to La Famiglia several times, and have totally been blown away, with the food & service. We had a family gathering recently for my nephews confirmation, It was just awesome, the family style meals are huge, but most of all delicious.

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Thank Harley42
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Reviewed April 23, 2013

just went to a business dinner at la Famiglia. Been to this restaurant in the past and had no plans on going back. Food and service were much better this time.

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Thank Jeffrey L
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Reviewed February 18, 2013

I am not a review writer however my horrible experience at this establishment has forced my hand to do so and alert the public of the unprofessionalism portrayed by the owner. Our party of 6 for a 5:30 reservation was at 66% in attendance. We were seated at the bar getting hit with a cold draft every time the door opened. The dinning room was two thirds empty so a member of our party had asked the owner if we could be seated while we wait for the remainder of our party to arrive. He flat out said no with no explanation and if fact he told her that he did not have to keep our reservation and that he could give our table away. His manor and tone was so offensive we were forced to leave rather then stay and have an unpleasant experience. On the way out the gentleman who's wife was so rudely spoken to told the owner that he has lost our business and the owner said that he did not need it anyway. If only he know that the third couple we were waiting for was our event planner from church and we were looking to have 4, 50 people events held here because they did a somewhat decent job at the last event they had there.
By the way, the third couple of our party was outside and could not find a place to park. It would have helped if the two front spots right outside the restaurant were plowed. But, way bother just make your patrons walk further to come inside and get abused.

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1  Thank william c
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