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“not a flipping clue”
Review of Trattoria Giuliana - CLOSED

Trattoria Giuliana
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed 1 January 2014

All wag jag patrons are announced at the door for all to hear, in the middle of the week.

"do you have a reservation.......?

" i am sorry, we only take reservations as the meals are home made by the owner / chef. "


salads were half size,
a coffee was half a cup and a refill is additional charge.

the real problem.........
the owner /chef has no idea what the front end wait staff are spewing out of their yaps to customers.

you get a bad taste the minute you walk in the door.

this is amateur hour at it's finest.

-10

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3  Thank lkiessling
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Reviewed 29 December 2013

Had heard the service was bad, but didn't expect this. Started out by asking waitress recommendations- the other waitress ran away laughing through the door, ours said "the bread". The other waitress returned and told us that the three sisters (one meat and one cheese cannelloni) was good, whereas our waitress said the owner told them NOT to tell customers, because takes too long- true we waited almost an our for our food to come. BTW, the three sisters was the special that night, lol, supposed to come with a Caesar salad- which they forgot to bring. We were also by the bar and to listen to tweedle dee and tweedle dum all night, wishing we would leave so they could go home. Oh wait, still hadn't got our food. On top of this- cold coffee, no wine glasses with the 1/2 liter of wine, no glass with beer bottle, ohh and to top it off, as we were about to pay they don't have debit or credit- so we had to go get cash from ATM, with surcharges.

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2  Thank Cdouglas10
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Reviewed 29 December 2013

We went for dinner on a Saturday night and the place was practically empty. We ordered appetizers and salad-- they forgot to bring the salads before the main courses arrived. They were apologetic and offered dessert instead in lieu of salads. The chef/ owner also came out to apologize. The place was cold, had no style or atmosphere.. Not even napkins on the table. We ordered wine and waited 10 min. to get it, and then had to ask for wine glasses!! The 2 wait staff were obviously new and inexperienced. The Food tasted good luckily although I had asked for my dish minus anchovies and I could taste the anchovies.. Not sure if they tried to remove them! I then asked for cappuccino after dinner.. They didn't have them, which is not impressive for an Italian restaurant; we ordered reg coffee instead, which was lukewarm, bitter and had grinds floating in it.. Had to ask them to make a fresh batch. They only had cheesecake on the dessert menu.. Again, not typically Italian. And to top it off, their debit/ credit machine was broken so they only took cash and didn't alert us til then, but told us there was an ATM next door. Needless to say the ATM fee was taken from their tip. This place could be better.

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2  Thank mighty0
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Reviewed 7 December 2013

Marilyn and her staff never fail to produce an evening of culinary delight and great friendship. This restaurant is about an hour for us to get to, but bar none, my go to place if I want amazing Italian food.
It is a small venue, but has a charm that can't help but make you feel welcome.
Thanks again Marilyn, another outstanding visit.

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Thank purplemermaidk
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Reviewed 1 August 2013

This must be new owners. The service is terrible the owner was wearing flip flops. It took 20 minutes to get drinks which came in non matching glasses ask for bread tree times.They had the same cd playing the same for songs for the hour and a half we were there with one song skipping . It was like ground hog day on acid.Then they gave us our pasta carry out with three spagetti sauce fingerprints on the container,we gave that to the dog. Just brutal.

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3  Thank John M
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