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Karel Doormanstraat 298, 3012 GP Rotterdam, The Netherlands
+31 10 411 1455
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant in the middle off the center. Good restaurant. Nice and good service. People are friendly here. The food is good. Fast service and Will come back here. You can have lunch and dinner. With friends For business iTS all possible.

Thank Michel G
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177 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Went as a family as Italian is always a favourite. Ordered the spaghetti and meatballs which was tasty but 6 small meatballs and a large bowl of spaghetti didn't go down well with my son as he loves meatballs. The other child had a kids pizza that was a good size and was cooked well. I had the pizza verde... More 

Thank aprinkibas
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

I'm not sure why some of the other reviewers found cause to complain as we were very pleased overall. It is certainly not the best Italian I've ever had, but it was very good quality food, promptly served by very pleasant and helpful staff which, coupled with the low price tag gives me no cause to complain at all!

Thank mlam78
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

We had dinner here on a Wednesday. It was quite busy for a normal weekday. Service was pretty fast, decent, food was also great, especially the spaghetti divino. All in all, quite a decent restaurant.

Thank Emrah T
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158 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

There is always the discussion of what is more important in a pizza. The bread, the ingridients, the simplicity and so on. In this situation nothing was really good so instead of confort food, i had a bad pizza. The bread was bellow average and the filling was soggy. Not that is awful, but then with this price i decided... More 

Thank ricardovares
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

We went there in two for a simple business lunch. I had pizza (pretty good), my colleague pasta (OK). The atmosphere is relaxed, the place is not too big, name is Italian and the background music (at moderately pleasant volume) is modern Italian, and that's where the Italian stops; but the espresso was good. Prices are moderate, in two we... More 

Thank marcellos375
Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

We went for a dinner there and ordered two dishes of pasta. The pasta dishes are OK with enough taste of sauce. To be fair, the seafood used is of decent quality and is a bit better than what we ate in Italian restaurants in the UK. However the customer service was not worth to be praised at all: we... More 

Thank leochan_2004
Montreal, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

Food does not taste anything (we ordered risotto and lasagna). Service was ok, but food definitely didn't meet our expectations. Prices for entrees are ok but ridiculously expensive for starters. There must definitely be better Italians around.

Thank Frank_L_3399
London, United Kingdom
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

We usually ends up with one really poor restaurant choice per holiday and this time round, this is IT. Thought I was playing it safe by ordering a lasagne.....how wrong can you get? There's hardly any ragu in it and the pasta looked and tasted funny - it's so packed with pasta sheets it resembled a millefeuille. So left most... More 

Thank Zimbazz
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

One of the worst dining experiences we have had on our trip. In short: - 90 minute wait for food. - Food was bland and boring, we ordered seafood pasta which was rubbery and tastleless, and a prosciutto pizza which was the definition of uninspired - About one sprinkle of basil over a desert of undercooked dough. - The wait... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Karel Doormanstraat 298, 3012 GP Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Rotterdam
  • Phone Number: +31 10 411 1455

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?