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“Delighful surprise!”
Review of Apollonia's

Apollonia's
Ranked #156 of 417 Restaurants in Richardson
Price range: $8 - $25
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Apollonia's is your neighborhood restaurant bringing you the true taste of Italy. Our recipes are authentic, our ingredients are fresh, and the food delivered to your table is made in our kitchen with love. Stop by for lunch or dinner and choose from a variety of authentic, Italian recipes, as well as daily chalkboard wine and food specials. Whether you're a party of one or a group of 50, you're always dining with family. See you soon!
Plano
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Delighful surprise!”
Reviewed July 22, 2013

Found this new restaurant on the web when searching for an Italian restaurant close to home for dinner This new addition to the Shire center in Richardson was a wonderful surprise! The owners were a delight and we found they were from NJ and shared knowledge of areas and food in NJ. The pizza was great and a REAL antipasta hit the spot. Good selection of wine. The menu is NOT overwhelming in length! (it seems if you don't have 100 items on the menu it's not Italian!) Anxious to try happy hour and the Friday night Sinatra music during dinner Hope people appreciate the authentic food served here. Will derfinately be back.

  • Visited July 2013
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English first
Dallas, Texas
Level 6 Contributor
99 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Great Owner - Food Not So Great”
Reviewed June 30, 2013

Met the Owners and they were very nice. They seemed to really care of the customers. As for the food, it was average at best. My husband and I had the spaghetti and meatballs (which is their signature dish) and a pizza. The meatballs were mushy and had no flavor. The pizza had potential, pretty good flavor but the crust needed to be cooked more.

  • Visited June 2013
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California
Level 5 Contributor
92 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“All over the map”
Reviewed June 22, 2013 via mobile

Stopped in to try this Italian eatery located in the space vacated by Scalini's. Our experience was strange, but I would definitely give them another chance.
Our pizzas were outstanding as was the wine. However, the wait was interminable, and we were concerned that we would never get any food due to the 45minute long server meeting taking place.
Observing the bartender pouring the glasses of wine was exasperating since there were no other customers at the time--and he managed to take a good 10 minutes to perform this task. There were a number of the owner's relatives milling about, and a couple of them came over to introduce themselves, but strangely, seemed oblivious to the fact that we had no food!
I hope they succeed here, but the service is the weak link.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank mambolimo
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