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“Great little gem in Poole”

Da Vinci's Restaurant
Ranked #19 of 369 Restaurants in Poole
Price range: US$14 - US$40
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Description: On the second floor of a venerable warehouse, located on the water's edge along bustling Poole Quay, Da Vinci's Pizzeria is open for lunch and dinner every day and offers a casual dining experience in true Italian style! With picturesque views of Poole Harbour's glistening waters, antique charm and a friendly welcome from your Italian hosts there will be no need to go all the way to Italy to enjoy such hospitality and beauty. Relaxing and comfortable from the moment you step inside, Da Vinci's menu ranges from freshly cooked pasta and homemade pizzas to a full range of a la carte dishes. The daily changing Specials Board also offers seasonal dishes such as freshly caught Sea Bass and Tropical Rainbow Trout. For added privacy, there is also a dedicated dining area for parties and celebrations of up to 40 people.
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Great little gem in Poole”
Reviewed 3 June 2014 via mobile

Found this place by accident today for lunch. Had a great welcome as we entered. We both had spaghetti dishes. Lovely warm plates. Food was plentiful and fresh tasting. Well worth another visit.

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Poole, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Good food and lovely atmosphere”
Reviewed 2 June 2014

Felt welcomed as soon as you walk in. Waiting staff are attentive and informed on the menu choices. We did ask for something off menu that was dealt with professionally.
T-Bone steak was cooked perfectly and you just feel a good relaxed atmosphere while you are in there. A little pricey, but worth it on this visit

  • Visited April 2014
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New Milton, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
103 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
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“Expensive”
Reviewed 1 June 2014

We ate here Saturday lunchtime and wondered why the resteraunt was so empty. When the bill came we realised why. To be fair the food tasted good but at those prices I would not eat here again.

  • Visited May 2014
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Corfe Mullen, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Best for birthdays!”
Reviewed 1 June 2014

I have been reading a few of the more negative reviews of this restaurant and am shocked at some of the comments! I've been visiting da Vinci's for many many years and will confidently say that you will not get better Italian food anywhere in Poole! The atmosphere is always friendly and amusing and the owner a true gentle men! Always goes out of his way to make his customers feel valued and makes sure they have a lovely evening! If you visit for a birthday make sure you tell the staff as they make such an effort!! I am serenaded by the staff for my birthday every year! Over all this place is amazing! 10 out of 10! Please don't be put off by the grumps who just enjoy moaning!! Looking forward to visiting again soon xx

  • Visited August 2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Stumbled across a Gem”
Reviewed 28 May 2014 via mobile

Fantastic atmosphere with live music, great attentive service and most importantly, lovely food. If you're staying near Poole and are wondering where to eat; look no further than Da Vinci's. They have successfully brought the taste of Italy to England and are very welcoming and accommodating of couples, family's and large groups. The pizza I had was the best I'd ever had, even compared with those I'd eaten in Italy.

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