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“One of Galvestons best's”

DiBella's Italian Restaurant
Ranked #73 of 315 Restaurants in Galveston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$40
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Sumner, Washington
Level 6 Contributor
386 reviews
256 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
“One of Galvestons best's”
Reviewed 25 March 2014

Went with family a table of four. Greeted by a friendly server and we were seated. The owner stopped to chat & was very friendly, he checked back to see if we needed anything We all had pasta, 1 meat ball, 1 sausage, and 2 lasagna's. All serviced with salad and garlic bread. With a bottle of red wine and a shared piece of very good cake. Made for a great meal. The food & service was great. If looking for a good meal at a reasonable price this is the place. We are looking forward to retuning to this great family run restaurant.

  • Visited March 2014
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rochdale
Level 5 Contributor
80 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Great place”
Reviewed 7 March 2014 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our meal. Helpful friendly staff.
The desserts were fabulous too
Will be back next time in Galveston

Visited September 2013
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Thank clarees1
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Pearland, Texas
Level 6 Contributor
95 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Great 'non tourist trap' local neighborhood restaurant.”
Reviewed 28 December 2013

Have eaten at DiBella's several times over the years. Just a great little no frills type local neighborhood Italian restaurant. Love going with friends. They are kid friendly as well. We bring our own wine sometimes and not a big fan of the $12 corking fee. However, the food is consistently good and deserts are very good. Highly recommend this off 'The Strand' and off the 'Seawall' non touristy restaurant.

  • Visited December 2013
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Galveston Island, Texas
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“They couldn't care less if you're satisfied or come back!”
Reviewed 17 November 2013

I AM a local & have been a few times for both lunch & dinner. Some dishes (spaghetti with garlic butter & mushrooms) are great. Some (meatballs-HORRIBLE) are not. Their 'complimentary' garlic bread is just some plain old bread. No flavor & they have the gall to put it on their menu that if you want more it costs extra..... Why?? One cold basket was enough.....
I asked the owner for a taste of a special sauce & she was so rude about saying 'No. It is only available by special order.' I told her I was really starting to feel unwelcome there & she did not respond at all. So we never returned.

  • Visited February 2013
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Margate, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
191 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“great food and a real family atmosphere”
Reviewed 31 October 2013

we ate the first night on the recommendation of the barman at the bar next to the country inn and suites and so enjoyed the meal that we booked for the next night which was even better - the first time that I had eaten soft shell crab where you consume the whole thing, legs and all - delicious and for less than usd 25

Visited October 2013
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Thank ds999999999
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