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Leonardo Cafe Italian Restaurant
Ranked #22 of 71 Restaurants in Santa Maria
Price range: $9 - $18
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, Seafood
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
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.
Reviewed March 2, 2013

Nice furnitured high-qualitty italian restaurant with superb food and excellent service. I had a wonderful tournedout and was more than satisfied.
Prices of course in accordance to the high quality. For us two parents and a four years daughter it was 90 Euro for main course and dessert and a bottle of Barolo.

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Leonardocafesal, Proprietario at Leonardo Cafe Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2013

Your review is very welcome!
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Reviewed February 25, 2013

Nicely set Restaurant, in the center of Santa Maria, cosy and comfortable, with attentive service and the food of good quality and well prepared. the quality / price ratio is reasonable and you will not be disappointed whatever you choose.

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Leonardocafesal, Proprietario at Leonardo Cafe Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2013

Your review is very welcome!
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Reviewed February 22, 2013

We went to eat lobster at Leonardos our last night in Santa Maria. We had been recommended the restaurant by the an italian ex-pat. We ordered a starter of the 'raw fish plate', which was just about ok (only served with olive oil). If you want to try it, go to Barracuda restaurant instead.

We then received the main course, which we where both really looking forward to. Sadly, it was the worst lobster I have eaten in my whole life (I have previously worked in a good fish restaurant in London, so I know what I am talking about). The lobster was dry and bitter, rather as it should be - sweet and juicy. When we finally decided too complain, which we did in a decent way, the owner treated us like idiots and decided to throw us out of the restaurant!!!!

I think this restaurant might make OK pizzas, but that does not own up too such shockingly bad behavior as the owner demonstrated. Go to a local restaurant instead, there they will cook fish properly!

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Leonardocafesal, Proprietario at Leonardo Cafe Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2013

I dispiache that the lady is disappointed.
The carpaccio of fish like the great chefs teach should not be swamped with various sauces ...
As for myself I tried the lobster and it was quality.
The gentleman in question had already had suspicions attitudes ...
It 'was my duty to ask politely to the lady to leave the restaurant ...
Unfortunately, not everyone is the ability to live up to.
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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

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Leonardocafesal, Proprietario at Leonardo Cafe Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2013

Thank you for your presence!
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Reviewed February 1, 2013

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

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Leonardocafesal, Proprietario at Leonardo Cafe Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2013

Thank you for your review!
We look forward to our restaurant soon!

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