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“Great local spot”
Review of Cafe Italia

Cafe Italia
Ranked #1 of 240 Restaurants in Grapevine
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$25
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Reservations
Description: At Cafe Italia we offer our customers a warm and inviting atmosphere where they can enjoy their time with some of the finest Italian cuisine. We've got everything from steaks and traditional Italian fare to fresh seafood. Whether you're stopping in for a family dinner or a romantic dinner date for two, the affordable nature of our restaurant and excellent wait staff will ensure it's an experience to remember. Cafe Italia aspires to bring you the most authentic Northern and Southern Italian cuisine. We strive hard to achieve the best possible dining experience on offer in the Grapevine, TX area. We're proud to call our customers family and thoroughly enjoy seeing them week after week. We're a growing business, but we still remember those who stop in for lunch or dinner with us.
Southlake, Texas
Level 6 Contributor
582 reviews
379 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
“Great local spot”
Reviewed 2 August 2014

This restaurant resides in an unassuming strip mall on a busy street. But when you enter the doors, you are surprised by the large size of the space, as well as the warmth. Because it is generally full, there is an energy that is appealing. The waitstaff are perfectly attentive and efficient, beginning with the lighting of your candle and the opening of the wine you brought with you. Yep, it's a BYOB, bringing your cost down for sure. Entrees come with a good size house salad, and the non-pasta dishes come with a side of speghetti. Portions are generous--you won't go home hungry! Decor is decidedly "non-chain"--a welcome change in this neck of the woods!

  • Visited August 2014
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English first
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Magical dining!”
Reviewed 31 July 2014

We were in town for a convention and wanted some good italian food. Tripadvisor came thru 100% this time! Great atmosphere. The restaurant was almost full on a Tuesday night with what were obviously a lot of locals (great sign!) When our waiter realized we were from out of state he went and got the owner... who entertained us with card tricks at our table for a good 10 minutes. Fun time! Charming and attentive staff combined with really great food... unbeatable combination.
We will seek this restaurant out again when we come to town.

  • Visited July 2014
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Columbus, Georgia
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2014 via mobile

This was the best Italian food I've ever had. Atmosphere was good. Service was great. BYOB. Especially loved the elderly Italian gentleman that greeted us and shook our hand when we left asking if the food was good. Definitely YES!!!!!

Thank Lynn S
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Columbus, Georgia
Level 5 Contributor
67 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Fabulous Italian Food”
Reviewed 25 July 2014 via mobile

May be the best Italian restaurant I've ever eaten at. Food was fabulous. Service was excellent and everything was priced well considering the quality. A bonus is you can bring your own wine in!
Mostly adults as its a small establishment, would not say it's small child appropriate.

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Dallas, Tx
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great Food and Service!”
Reviewed 23 July 2014

We came here for dinner here on a Saturday night around 8pm without a reservation and was told there would be a 30 minute wait. We waited in our car for about 15 minutes then went in and they were ready to seat us. It is a very small restaurant so seating is very cozy, Our waiter came quickly, we ordered and our food came in about 15-20 minutes. Everything was yummy! Be sure to bring you own wine!

Visited July 2014
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