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£10 - £20
CUISINES
Italian, European
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been here many times. It is top class in every way, the food is absolutely amazing, the owners and the staff are so friendly and attentive, I cannot praise them enough. Can't wait for my next visit, have 2 booked !!!!

Date of visit: January 2024
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Juan Carlos Trompetto, Owner at Da Carlo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thankyou very much 😊

Reviewed 28 December 2023 via mobile

We had an incredible night, enjoying every aspect—from the welcoming staff to the delightful music. Carlos, the owner, truly loves what he does and conveys that passion to every team member. The consistently full restaurant is a positive sign. The food is outstanding, with divine...starters, main courses, and desserts. I even spotted some well-known personalities from Yorkshire, another positive indicator. Stepping into the restaurant feels like a journey from the airport straight to Italy. Thank you, and a Happy New Year to the entire staff, especially Carlos.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 22 December 2023

I was very dismayed to read the review of avoid this restaurant.We have known Carlo for many years and was delighted when he opened his own restaurant.which we visit almost each week.for us food always good service too.so thank you Carlo for a nice place...to enjoy. Eric & ElaineMore

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 21 December 2023

Im visiting home from uni with a few of my friends and I wanted to show them my favorite restaurant in the area so of course I took them the Da Carlos as I've been coming here for years and I've always loved the food....The staff are always so friendly and they were very accommodating for my friend who is gluten free, Carlo the owner is also the chef and he can always be found in the kitchen working hard to create delicious food day and night. His wife Edyta is the lady of the house and she always has a smile on her face and is genuinely one of the nicest people you will ever meet. 10/10 would recommend to anyone.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 20 December 2023

Lovely restaurant. Food is amazing. Staff cannot be more useful and professional. The spaghetti lobster top dish for me. The owner and the restaurant manager very friendly and accommodating. Definitely we will come back and we raccomandate to everyone who likes a real Italian food....Thanks for making my night so special.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 19 December 2023 via mobile

We visited here whilst staying in the area (booked beforehand, not sure if we would have needed to book) Good menu choices and good kids menu, staff were so accommodating to make my daughter her favourite pasta dish (not on the menu) The staff’s service...was really good, we even got a free Panettone to take away! If you’re looking for a nice traditional Italian place to eat then this is it!More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 19 December 2023

If I could give in no stars then I would, the owner or manager was rude and I recommend anyone look elsewhere, Atrocious m definitely a place to stay clear ofMore

Date of visit: January 2023
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Juan Carlos Trompetto, Owner at Da Carlo, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2023

Hello, we are sorry you had this experience. Carlo would like for you to come down in to the restaurant to explain what actually happened here. You have felt so strongly as to write this review on both Google and TripAdvisor, please let us know...More

Reviewed 18 December 2023 via mobile

Have been several times this year and the food is always superb with great portion sizes and great service. Can’t beat the Mamas special starter and the lobster/seafood spaghetti off the specials board Highly recommend . Book ahead as fills up.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 26 November 2023

The food is amazing. But why is it always so cold in there? Don't they have heating? Eating in a thick jumper isn't exactly ideal.

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 27 October 2023

We have been to Da Carlo for the first time and the first impression of the little trattoria was magical, I literally felt I was in Italy. All were very welcoming and friendly, Carlo's wife was very kind, sweet and hard working. We had a...range of delicious antipasti and main courses pasta everything was delicious and the portions were perfect. We loved every second of our night at Da Carlo, and we will be back again and again. Thank youMore

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 14 October 2023 via mobile

Fantastic Saturday lunchtime 2-course meal. Excellent value and the best lasagne I have tasted! Thank you! Extensive menu, need to come back soon.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 16 September 2023 via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful family meal at Da Carlo. The food was excellent. Gamberoni amalfi to start was brilliant followed by a pasta from the specials. Tasty, good portion sizes - we couldn’t manage a dessert. Heard lots of positive comments from other diners too....A great restaurant- strongly recommend.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 13 August 2023 via mobile

Had diner once again at this fantastic restaurant ..as always the staff , food and ambience amazing .. Always feel like you’re walking in to someone’s house and dining with the family .. Fresh ingredients and plentiful as always .. As usual my eyes bigger...than my belly … See you again soon 6 stars as always ♥️More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 12 August 2023 via mobile

Having recently undergone major surgery, my elderly Aunt and Uncle invited my family to join them for lunch today, to cheer me up. It certainly did! We have eaten here many times and cannot fault the service or the food - we were a table...of six. Greeted warmly as always, seated promptly to our 12:30 table booking. We opted for mains and a dessert....oh my goodness the flavours are awesome. My father enjoyed the Sea Bass, which he said was cooked to perfection. We were not rushed at all, we took our time and opted for a coffee at the end of the meal. My son said he had not eaten profiteroles quite like them before.....the best, in his words 😊 Lovely to see the restaurant full on a Saturday lunch time on Boston Spa high street. We can only speak very highly of this restaurant and look forward to returning soon. 10/10More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 5 August 2023 via mobile

Three friends arrived for a 7pm booking 20 mins early and asked if it was ok. The response was a definite yes, once the table was prepared. We ordered our food which was good and declined a dessert. The bill was presented to us without...a request with a mumbled message saying they needed our table. We asked the waitress if they could book a taxi for us. I think they rang but we were told no taxis for two hours! It’s about 8.10 at this point, so only 1.10 mins into our booking. As I was ordering an Uber, a customer approached us and asked whether we would mind leaving as we were sat at their table and we had overrun our time. Unbelievable! Why had the restaurant staff told this extremely rude woman that we were slow to leave, a blatant lie. If we hadn’t arrived early we would still have been eating. The restaurant’s problem not ours. 1). Da Carlo needs to rethink its booking process and not overbook 2) If they need a table back quicker than expected, be upfront and request the customer with respect 3). Don’t tell a waiting customer which table they are to be sat at and blame those customersMore

Date of visit: August 2023
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Da Carlo is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5