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Review of Italia

Italia
Ranked #12 of 84 Restaurants in Lyme Regis
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Homemade, real Italian cuisine by an Italian chef/owner. Modern decor, comfortable and atmospheric. Family friendly, good value and table service. Serving pizzas, pastas, chicken, seafood, daily specials and many more. Booking advisable but not always necessary. Popular with locals and visitors all year round.
Reviewed 5 August 2014

What a find! This is an excellent restaurant offering delicious and authentic Italian cuisine and friendly efficient service. We visited with two friends and two young grand-daughters and everyone left clean plates at the end. Our grand-daughters adored their spag bol and the sauce with the tagliatelle ai funghi was perfect. When we visit Lyme Regis again we will give priority to making a reservation at Italia.

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1  Thank Peter K
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BabyBoo100, Owner at Italia, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2014

Many thanks for your great comments and feedback. We love welcoming children to our restaurant and are very pleased to hear your grand-daughters were happy with their meals and hope to welcome you back soon.

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Reviewed 31 July 2014

The waiting staff were charming and the food nicely prepared and presented but somehow the whole amounted to less than the sum of its parts which given the hefty-ish bill left us feeling a bit underwhelmed. Really wanted to love this place as we live locally but found we couldn't....

1  Thank DorsetDoubter
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BabyBoo100, Owner at Italia, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2014

Thank your for your review. We are disappointed you thought our restaurant was just ok especially as you live locally. We have had so many comments from Lyme Regis residents knowing our competition and saying how we have our prices spot on. We are sorry you did not feel the same. Hope you will return to us and we are glad you liked our waiting staff. Thank you

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Reviewed 31 July 2014

The food in this restaurant was amazing, i can understand why reservations were made on most of the tables. The pizzas we had were amazing, when we come to Lyme again, we will be sure to come back.

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BabyBoo100, Owner at Italia, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2014

Thank you ever so much for your fab review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your meal with us and we look forward to seeing you again when you return :)

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Reviewed 28 July 2014 via mobile

We dropped in early for a family supper after a hard day of fossil hunting. Us parents had Italian dishes which were very tasty and well presented but the kids pizzas were rather tasteless and ordinary.
They were happy enough so it didn't spoil our experience. The young waiters and waitress were very personable and the chef came out to check everyone was happy which was a nice touch.

1  Thank wendypenrose2002
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BabyBoo100, Owner at Italia, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2014

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your meals and the service. We are disappointed with your comments about the pizzas however as we have so much positive feedback and comments about them. We know they are not ordinary-our chef makes the dough from fresh, stretches it by hand and adds all toppings fresh to order. Perhaps you may want to try a different variety next time rather than Margheritas as the toppings will only ever be chesstelecom and tomato if you choose the basic pizza. We hope you visit us again and thank you for your feedback.

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Reviewed 25 July 2014

This restaurant came highly recommended but we were a little disappointed. We ordered pizza and paid extra for a topping of chillies - what we got was a sprinkle of chilli flakes! The food tasted good but was over-priced for the standard of venue. We left without ordering dessert...

1  Thank Frybags55
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BabyBoo100, Owner at Italia, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2014

Thank you for taking time to comment on your visit to our restaurant. We do however use fresh chilli if you ask for it as an extra topping on pizza not chilli flakes. Also we feel our prices are reflective of the food you are served-we use the freshest and best ingredients, many of which come from Italy, and all dishes are cooked to order.

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