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“We loved the Sunday Gravy, but now it is gone.”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Finbars Italian Kitchen - MOVED

Finbars Italian Kitchen
Price range: US$10 - US$30
Cuisines: Pizza, Italian, American, Seafood
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Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Finbars Italian Kitchen is an award-winning Italian restaurant offering traditional New York style Italian food along with West Coast inspired cuisine.
Portland, Oregon
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75 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“We loved the Sunday Gravy, but now it is gone.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2013

Unfortunately, Finbars in Seal Beach closed earlier this year. There is another location in Costa Mesa, but that is a little too far to go. We are hopeful they might open another place in the Seal Beach/Long Beach area. My husband loved their Sunday gravy (meat sauce) - said it was very close to what his mother made growing up in New York.

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank OCOzzie
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, Owner at Finbars Italian Kitchen, responded to this review, 13 August 2016
We have reopened at 1041 PCH
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English first
Hoofddorp, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Odd place”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2013

This is an odd restaurant. I had never been to a Finbars and the experience was OK. The selection of wine was good but the food I had (spaghetti with a sauce I cannot even remember) was just so-so. Nice service though.

Visited February 2013
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Thank H-JB75
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Port Ludlow, Washington
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35 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Great Italian food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2013

Fin Bars is an old school italian kitchen and a favorite for locals and visitors alike. Most of the dishes are made with the freshest ingredients.

Visited January 2013
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Thank SanDiegoRic
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Level Contributor
11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great food and huge selection!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2012 via mobile

Had dinner here for my husband's birthday and all of our meals were great. Had the calamari appetizer and it was light and tender. The pesto aioli that they served with it was soooooo good. My chicken diovolo was tender, the sautéed carrots and green beans were not over cooked...a miracle at most restaurants. Light and luscious cheese cake and a wonderful tiramisu were the perfect end to dinner. Our server, Sal, was great...as were his wait staff. Will definetly be regulars.

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Thank RetroTravelerCA
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111 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Great food and spirits”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2012

Looking for a place where the locals hang out this is it!!!! Go see Amy at the bar!!!!!!! Order there spaghetti, it's very authentic!!!! They also do call in orders !!

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Thank Doublevc68
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