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“Great food” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Mezzaluna

Mezzaluna
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $18
Cuisines: Italian, American, Pizza, Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

We all stopped in for a quick lunch before heading out of town it was so good really enjoy the pizza !!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 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 Jesseyspincess
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FORT DODGE IOWA
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Not Another Sports Bar”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2014

Downtown Hendersonville has a number of excelent restaurants, we have tried most of them, and Mezzaluna remains one of our favorites. There is just a touch of sports bar in Mezzaluna but not enough to be the main attraction. We try to avoid sports bars when we travel because we have more than enough of those at home! The menu offers something for everyone but my favorite is the Rainbow Trout, something that is not common to our home town places. Prices are reasonable, and the wine and beverage selection is large enoght to satify most tastes. When the resturant is crowded there is some noice but we didn't find that in interferred with our meals or conversation. We go to Mezzaluna whenever we visit the area and will go back the next time we are there.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank ALLENRHA
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Cosby, Tennessee
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141 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Trendy look, average food, poor service”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2014

Restaurant is located in downtown, on the main street. you may sit inside or outside. We opted for inside as it was muggy outside. Trendy atmosphere, some TV for sports, a bar along one wall. We were seated at a high bar stool table, and had a non-friendly waiter. He never gave us his name, and he did not appear to want to serve us. We asked to sample some of the tap beers, as we had not heard of some of them. He brought us samples, and we made our beer selections. We had seen the menu outside earlier in the day, and ordered the sun dried tomato and artichoke pizza. Pizza was delivered to the table, it was hot, but not right out of the fire hot (I like my hot food HOT). Pizza had good flavor, and we enjoyed it. We may or may not eat here again, and that is mostly due to the really unfriendly and poor service waiter. We also live near a "tourist town" in Tennessee, and I agree with other reviewers that a lot of the restaurants don't care about regular clients, and they know that tourists generally won't be back. As a tourist here, I will visit Hendersonville again, but I will try another restaurant near downtown.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank grandmakatie
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Robert M, Manager at Mezzaluna, responded to this review, June 10, 2014
grandmakatie,

There is no excuse for a staff member to be anything less than personable, accommodating, and well trained. We go to great lengths to train our staff. We will certainly use your feedback to improve.

Please know that we are accountable to each and every guest. Feel free to let us know, while you are still in the building, that we are falling short of your expectations. We view that as not a complaint, but an opportunity.

We are a tourist town. We are also a very small town. I would like to address your observation that we do not value regular clients. Take a look at our reviews. Many of our reviewers live in Hendersonville and many more just within 30 or 40 miles. If we snub our locals we do not survive! Period. Our reviews would indicate that our local guests love us.

We do make mistakes but not because we devalue locals or travelers. We make mistakes because we are a business run by people for people. We expect the occasional misstep. We also believe that our ability to recover, to get up and brush ourselves off, to apologize sincerely, is one of our greatest assets.

So give us another try. Say hello when you are here. We are very sorry to have underperformed. We are capable of great service and food and most of our guests see that and agree.

Robert Moore
General Manager
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Lake Worth, Florida
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94 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“I'd go again”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2014

Mezzaluna, located in old-town Hendersonville, NC can seat you inside or out. We elected inside because it looked like rain, but the downside was that it was very noisy inside the restaurant. That said, the food was wonderful. We started with Calamari Frito (one serving gave everyone enough of an appetizer to satisfy) which was tender and delicious. Then, I had a baked manicotti ($10) that rivaled my own recipe and my husband said it was the best Chicken Parmesan he had ever had, bar none ($12). I would highly recommend this restaurant if you are in or near Hendersonville, NC; however, I do also recommend sitting outside, weather permitting. Dinner with a couple of drinks, salad and the main course ran about $22-24 p.p.

Visited June 2014
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Thank bookalukus
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Clemson, South Carolina
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Wish we were closer”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2014

We had the Salman, she, and Tuna, he...both were fantastic! She actually doesn't eat fish and loved it, he had Tuna and wished he'd had a "double". Great atmosphere, polite and timely service. No gluten free menu, but numerous options. Look forward to a return when in Hendersonville!!

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Nancy5fuzy
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