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“Still very good” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Leonardo Cafe Italian Restaurant

Leonardo Cafe Italian Restaurant
Ranked #15 of 67 Restaurants in Santa Maria
Price range: $9 - $16
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Description: Chic and comfortable, the Leonardo Cafe can give its customers the taste the flavor of "made in Italy". Located in the center of Santa Maria a few steps from the sea, you'll enjoyintimate and relaxing atmosphere for lunch and dinner, with a wide range of wines. With these words Leonardo da Vinci referred to his hometown and to the areas on the hills of Montalbano where the land yields genuine products and good will.Here, where hills, villages, priories, villas and farmhouses are surroundedby vineyards and olive groves, the presence of the Great Genius can still be felt.
Ripon, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Still very good”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2013

Very good, as always. Our only minor complaint is that one no longer gets a portion of soft goars cheese with toast as a complimentary appetiser. Nisa and her staff are fantastic and we look forward to going back soon

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Richard S
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Leonardocafesal, Proprietario at Leonardo Cafe Italian Restaurant, responded to this review, May 4, 2013
Thank you for your presence!
The new look of our guest!
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Stockholm, Sweden
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Dinning”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2013

great Restaurant ... prices are higher then in Sweden ..drinkig is very expensive but at least you get a nice meal !

Visited January 2013
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Thank Noksukou
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Leonardocafesal, Proprietario at Leonardo Cafe Italian Restaurant, responded to this review, May 4, 2013
Thank you for your review!
We look forward to our restaurant soon!
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Menai bridge
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“An oasis in a gastronomic desert”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2013

This restaurant was recommended by other people at our hotel (who had noted our rapid weight loss due to the inedible "food" on Sal). Whilst it was a little disappointing to travel thousands of miles for Italian food, this restaurant was a saviour, in terms of gastronomic standards in the desert of inedibility that defines Sal. By UK standards Leonardo's was probably average, but the relief of finding food that was fresh, cooked properly, well presented and served in an attentive and enthusiastic manner elevated it to a much, much higher level. Despite breaking my tooth on a lobster shell, which was buried in some pasta, the gastronomic experience outweighed the pain and revived our by now very jaded palates. The ambience was good, and the staff were very accommodating. Leonardos offer a fairly interesting menu with some nice wines. Long live Leonardos!!!!

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Simon W
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Leonardocafesal, Proprietario at Leonardo Cafe Italian Restaurant, responded to this review, May 4, 2013
Mr Simon,
thank you!
His review was sweet music to my ears!
see you soon!
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Fantastic Venue”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2013

Fantastic Venue, great food - a bit on the expensive side - but hey - you're on holiday. Only a short Taxi Ride from our hotel - the Melia and 3 Euros each way

Visited December 2012
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Thank DerekSolar
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Leonardocafesal, Proprietario at Leonardo Cafe Italian Restaurant, responded to this review, May 4, 2013
Thanks a lot!!!
See you soon!!!
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Helsinki, Finland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Overpriced, poor quality”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2013

We had high expectations, but the restaurant was the biggest disappointment during our visit in Santa Maria. Leonardo`s food was only average, service was poor and prices were high. One of us got very sick after out dinner, she had chosen half raw tuna from menu- we others ate pasta. I wouldn`t recommend this place.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Eija K
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Leonardocafe, Proprietario at Leonardo Cafe Italian Restaurant, responded to this review, December 3, 2013
Many thanks for your feedback.
We regret that you have not enjoyed in our restaurant.
Unfortunately, the taste of the food are very subjective.
We guarantee that our prices are average in Santa Maria.
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