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US$ 33 - US$ 41
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Italian, Pizza, European
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 10 October 2020

Came here for meal and drinks while staying in the area. Very traditional Italian style inside and friendly attentive staff. Food was excellent. Would definitely recommend.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 20 September 2020

Food was 10/10 staff were very lovely and made us feel welcome, 10/10 would break my retainer on nice bread again ;) 10/10 would recommend everyone to visit!

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 15 September 2020

We visited at end of August. Firstly, the COVID precautions were fantastic. The waiters were quick, attentive and friendly. The food was the best food I've had in an Italian restaurant for a long time. Very authentically Italian. We had bruschetta to start and the...Pasta Nduja for main. I never eat dessert but was tempted by one going past to other diners and I ordered the Crepe Nocciola -simply stunning. Finally, the best Aperol Spritz I've had outside Italy (I find most bars in UK cant get the mix right, but Bar Italia got it spot one). Well done to all the staff and highly recommended.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 10 September 2020 via mobile

Absolutely fabulous! We had a family dinner here during the week of my daughter’s wedding and the meal was fantastic! The service is amazing!~ Desert is divine!

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 7 September 2020

Had or evening meal there on Saturday the 6th September, and wasn't disappointed. Excellent service and beautiful food. waiters were very helpful (my partner and I can't speak Italian and they explained and pronounced things on the menu for us lol). The portion size was...good too, filling but not heavy. Left room for desert and that was excellent. Can't wait to go back on our next visit to Edinburgh, worth it just for the cheese board felt very safe with the measures taken for social distancingMore

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 6 September 2020 via mobile

Delicious authentic Italian food prepared and served by Italian staff. Everything was delicious. The staff very friendly. Quite a find!

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 31 August 2020

This restaurant is located on a main thoroughfare and had been booked by our friends without them knowing we had dined there some years ago and were not impressed with various issues then. The small step up and the door opening towards you, combined with...the cramped dining space, would I believe, make it very difficult for a wheelchair user. The staff were very friendly and helpful in meal options, taking our orders, serving it and then clearing away. What was totally unacceptable, was being presented with the bill (without it being requested) as we were still talking after having having consumed a three course meal and various other tables being empty, as diners had left. The ambient noise in dining area was at such a level as to make conversation difficult. The various foods and courses were average and none of us considered that they merited comment except to say that the portions were smallish. That said, the staff were interactive, efficient and helpful at every request, despite being quite busy.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 28 August 2020 via mobile

I am sad for a family loss, since then I have only been at home and I do not go out to eat. but I do not regret seeing her and come to the bar italia. good treatment and excellent food. I saw an angel...in the kitchen. the best that I could leave the house to be able to find a beautiful girl in a blonde kitchen like an angel. I'm in love . I will come back to Bar Italia only and expressly for herMore

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 26 August 2020 via mobile

Found this restaurant by chance. Luckily for us. The service and food was excellent. The minestrone soup was just perfect fresh vegetables perfectly presented. We had pasta with sea food for the main course and again all fresh . The pasta was al dente and...the mix of seafood wonderful. An interesting wine list not overpriced made the meal as did the great selection of Grappa . Good food Good service and Great wine . In Edinburgh again next month will be bookingMore

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 25 August 2020 via mobile

Terrible is all i can say food was tasteless and microwaved honestly can say it was just a fast food experience

Date of visit: August 2020
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