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“Excellent Italian Restaurant at Fair Prices”

Aboca's Italian Grill
Ranked #47 of 448 Restaurants in Richardson
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed August 31, 2013

This is an excellent restaurant with a full menu. It is also a place where you may bring your own wine. I have been here twice and I recommend it. It is at SW corner of U.S. 75 and Belt LIne Road in Richardson. The owner is very friendly and tours the restaurant regularly to assure that diners are satisfied.

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Reviewed August 8, 2013

Aboca's Richardson isn't what it use to be. I have eaten at Aboca's 20+ times. They continue to lose points on each subsequent visit. The food quality has declined almost to the point of being inedible. The meat is tough, the risotto dry, and what use to be to-die-for-garlic dipping sauce is now raw garlic and a little oil. The table service is consistently lousy. The best part of their restaurant these days is that it remains BYOB. The next time you think about going there...don't forget to BYOF (bring your own food)! The owner has lost sight of the foundational elements of a successful restaurant - customer service. Even if the food is poor, exceptional service can overcome all sorts of other flaws. Bad food and bad service are a bad combination. PS...get rid of the German accordian player...the noise coming out of her instrument was like nails on a chauk board...everyone at adjacent tables was complaining. Sorry.

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Reviewed June 8, 2013

If you enjoy a delicious meal and feel like you are doing so among friends, this is the place for you!

I have going to Aboca's now for several years now. We happened upon it when we wanted Italian, but something "other than The Olive Garden". And this is it!

The bread served with every meal is fresh and delicious (and sometimes right out of their oven!). Every dish is a triumph of fresh ingredients prepared in a way that makes each bite a taste of homemade goodness. The Chicken Aboca, Osso Buco, ribeye steak (when on special) and my favorite which is not on the menu, but they will make it every time, is their Chicken Toscana. Have virtually had everything on the menu at some point and it is all good!

If you still have room after the giant plate of food you only have yourself to blame if you don't get one of their homemade deserts.

Just note one thing, if you want a nice bottle of wine with dinner, bring it with you. If you are reading this in the car on your way to the restaurant, don't panic. Park and walk over to the 7-11...they have a small selection of wines waiting for you. Besides, once you start eating you won't care the wine!

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Reviewed May 29, 2013

This place was wonderful. From the outside, it doesn't look like much since it is situated in a strip shopping center but the environment on the inside is very nice. The meal was very reasonably priced but in addition to that, you get warm bread and a delicious olive oil mixture to dip it in. The food was absolutely delicious. Our waiter was very attentive too. This was one of the best restaurants I've ever been to.

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Reviewed April 8, 2013

Excellent food, you do not walk away hungry from this place. I have been eating here for 5 years and recommend to all my colleagues. Arthur puts out some great food and it is BYOB!

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