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“On the mall delight”
Review of Sal's Caffe Italia

Sal's Caffe Italia
Ranked #31 of 553 Restaurants in Charlottesville
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $14 - $25
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Dining options: Reservations, Takeout
Dining style: Casual Dining
Charlottesville, Virginia
Level 6 Contributor
296 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“On the mall delight”
Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

I had the pleasure of enjoying dinner on the mall at Sal's café this past weekend. We all shared two pizzas and had two appetizers. The food was excellent and the pizza was one of the best I've had in a couple of years. They do a very good job of serving warm food even though they have to deliver it all the way into the mall. Service was reasonable.

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Winter Haven, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
331 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“Good food, great location”
Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

My daughter will be attending UVA and went had to explore the town. Love the downtown eating/shopping area. The restaurants all along are great. We chose Sals and were thrilled. The waitress was great and made wonderful selections-including local beer and wine. We all ordered totally different items and loved them all.

Visited August 2014
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Gainesville, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
619 reviews
424 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
“Cute patio, traditional food”
Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

Good traditional Italian (meaning I've gotten this same style meal before in other Italian restaurants run by Italian owners). The outdoor patio area is nice. There are tons of restaurants in this area, so my pros for Sal's are the abundant wait staff, the taste of the meal, and the friendly fast service. Cons are the price (considering the red and white vinyl tablecloths), the lack of the restaurant's name visibility, and the parking limitations. If you are visiting the walking main street area, Sal's is a good stop. I can vouch positively for the gnocchi!

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north carolina
Level 6 Contributor
144 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
“On the shopping plaza, good all-around”
Reviewed July 28, 2014

We ate there with a group of six seniors while shopping. My wife and I had panini and beer. We both thought the food and the beer were excellent. Service was very good. We ate inside since it was a little warm out and enjoyed the Italian style decor. The two each of beer and panini, before tip was about $26.

  • Visited July 2014
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Inwood, United States
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Italian Food with Style”
Reviewed July 28, 2014

I had dinner last week with friends at Sal's and was blown away by the meal. I had a veal dish that was amazing and two of my friends had the gnocchi. The portion size for the price was incredible; I don't know how they make any money! The waitress was very good, wine selection nice and the price point was very reasonable.

Visited July 2014
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