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Comment Archives: Locations: Restaurants: Italian

Re: “Roman Villa

The real deal neighborhood Italian place to eat...simply, delicious, at the right price!

4 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by headentoheaven on 11/02/2011 at 3:18 PM

Re: “Roman Villa

Always good food at a good price every time we go there. It's small, get there right at 5PM when they open to get a seat. Their house wine is sold by the full Liter, in a carafe, not the overpriced 750ML bottles found in other eateries.

4 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by OldCrank on 10/21/2011 at 6:22 PM

Re: “Paravicini's Italian Bistro

The owner has been rude to me too many times. Although the food is decent, I don't feel welcome and the owner and staff are beyond abrasive.

1 like, 3 dislikes
Posted by jdiana on 04/03/2011 at 7:18 PM

Re: “Paravicini's Italian Bistro

My favorite place!

1 like, 2 dislikes
Posted by cruiter on 03/30/2011 at 7:54 PM

Re: “Dat's Italian!

Dined at Dat's Italian this weekend - great all around experience. The atmosphere was quaint and cozy, the Italian food was excellent. I have to give an extra mention of the marinara sauce and the generous-sized meatballs - very tasty! The owners (Joanne & Dennis?) were extremely gracious and very good to my young children. I would highly recommend Dat's Italian to anyone looking for a warm & friendly family meal experience. What a great little gem in Old Colorado City!

2 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by jabberly on 03/20/2011 at 8:41 PM

Re: “Dat's Italian!

My son, granddaughter and I found "Dat's Italian" while roaming around and checking out this lovely town. Well, "Dat's Italian" was a treasure, not a find. The food was wonderful; every mouthful an experience; and you could tell it was prepared with love. We met Dennis, who was extremely pleasant; and the waiter was a delight. They have an atmosphere that just made us feel right at home, surrounded by friends. What a wonderful ending for a delightful day ! Thank you all!

3 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by LuLuMLou on 03/14/2011 at 5:21 PM

Re: “Carrabba's Italian Grill

Carrabba's is the finest Italian Groll around no one can beat their fresh pasta and Chicken Marsala! It is abutrly the best any where! The dining experience is casual but van still be romantic if you are with the special person in your life. Service is quick or leisurely as you desire and management is tireless in making your dining experience all you want it to be!

Posted by Lizro712 on 03/07/2011 at 2:35 PM

Re: “Dat's Italian!

OMG...we are from back east where the Italian food is the best. Thanks to Joanne and Dennis, the owners and chef, we have found great Italian food here in Colorado. What a treat and everything we have had there is wonderful!

3 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Courtney Maddox on 03/04/2011 at 1:00 PM

Re: “Pizzeria Rustica

I agree with the previous comments regarding poor service. I have found the hostess' very unfriendly and the food mediocre.

Posted by ssss on 03/03/2011 at 10:35 PM

Re: “Pizzeria Rustica

I absolutely love Pizzeria Rustica. Their caprese salad is awesome, and I have never had a bad meal there. I particularily like the Salsicca pizza - it is to die for. Their service is great - last time I was there the general manager came out to say to our table himself. Great time all around.

0 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Jennajoy on 02/25/2011 at 8:44 PM

Re: “Pizzeria Rustica

Wow. I cannot believe the reviews I'm reading. I've ate there three times (including tonight) and never had a bad experience. In fact, I've been to 40 States and 4 continents and given my vast experience the world over, I cannot think of anything bad to say about Pizzeria Rustica... and I've never seen a trashcan in the seating area and never heard of them running out of dough... which could happen considering good pizza like this is made with dough that has had a chance to ferment.

Posted by seedub on 02/17/2011 at 9:15 PM

Re: “Rasta Pasta

Awesome and unique!

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by rb on 01/16/2011 at 9:02 AM

Re: “Pizzeria Rustica

Guinness and Hot Melinda, I'm sorry to hear about your experiences. We'd like an opportunity to make things right for you and to learn from our mistakes. Please contact me.
Justin Trudeau
General Manager

Posted by Pizzeria Rustica on 10/23/2010 at 8:31 PM

Re: “Pizzeria Rustica

Made a reservation for 7:00pm got there at 6:55 and was told it will take 15 minutes. Waited 50 minutes with no updates and was not offered any drinks while waiting. We only saw the host three times for just a few seconds during our 50 minute wait to inform other people of a 15 minute wait. We left after 50 minutes. Terrible handling of reservations and waiting customers.

Posted by Guinness on 10/10/2010 at 12:39 PM

Re: “Pizzeria Rustica

Worst Customer Service I have ever had the misfortune of experiencing

Posted by Hot Melinda on 10/08/2010 at 1:16 PM

Re: “Mangia Mangia!

Who wrote this review an alien! Come in on Friday nights and the locals are packing the restaurant. Do you want good food or urban stuckup. this place has good food and the locals keep coming back for more!

0 likes, 5 dislikes
Posted by Joe Mama on 10/01/2010 at 9:44 PM

Re: “Luigi's Homemade Italian Food

Amazing food, great atmosphere!

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by luyana on 08/17/2010 at 11:08 AM

Re: “Pizzeria Rustica

I love Pizzeria Rustica. The wait staff is friendly, courteous and responsive. The pizzas are fresh and delicious. The wine and beer selection is decent. The restaurant makes efforts to buy local produce and local products with a focus on sustainable business practices. I'd recommend it as a great dining experience, with one caveat-- getting a table on Friday or Saturday night can be a nightmare... but luckily they do reservations. Go on a whim any weeknight, but weekends-- call ahead or you might be S.O.L.

Posted by crazy jimbah on 08/07/2010 at 10:28 AM

Re: “Pizzeria Rustica

Pizzeria Rustica: Wow - they need to sell the business to someone who knows how to run a restaurant. We tried this place 3 times. One time we sat by the trash that smelled, tonight they ran out of dough. All 3 times they were rude. Of all the great places to eat in Colorado Springs, this is not one of them.

Posted by rb on 07/31/2010 at 9:56 PM

Re: “Dat's Italian!

My wife and I ate there last night and this summary of whats wrong with this place is the problem most small businesses have in getting started...I look at it like this my mother raised me on good home cooked italian food and it is all about the flavoring...I had the Eggplant and also sampled the meatballs and the tomatoes with mozz/basil....

I loved it the thing to remember here is you can go anywhere and get fast food or some places to have fine dining and you will pay either way for it heartburn and indegestion from fast food and pricy small portions from a fine dining establishment...

Dats Italian is like sitting down to my mothers table and her saying eat eat...JoAnn and Dennis treat you like you just came over to their house for a meal complete with the manners and hospitality of a family sit down...I do not know where Bryce is from but in my home town if you have the nerve to eat at my table and then complain about it you may find yourself in the alley behind the building with a broken leg...italian food is about eating and having family around and Dats Italian made us feel like family we will go back often...

Thanks for the experience

4 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Colorado Springs Music Scene on 06/04/2010 at 9:31 AM

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