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Sunday, April 1, 2018
We’ve come here several times. Never disappointed. The food is always delicious and the service is always good. Nice wine selection too! The atmosphere is nice and being able to buy something from the bakery on the way out just makes my night!
Great food and service.
Delicious fresh tasting food and also great service!
Always good tasting, fresh food. Good service. Great!
food was excellent. Bread was obviously delicious.
My husband and I were so impressed by Calandras. We loved everything about Caladras and we will definitely be back. My parents were born in Italy and the food reminded me so much of my mothers homemade cooking. We will definitely be back with our kids
Delicious home made pasta
Food was excellent! Servers were very attentive. Really enjoyed my meal and look forward to going again.
Delicious tasting food. Excellent service. Great ambiance.
Bobby is a great server
My neice and I ordered the NY Strip steak and we found it to be not of great quality. It had alot of cartilage in it. We understand its not a steak house but atleast they can try and give their customers a decent piece of steak. Otherwise eveything else was fine. As for service. I ask our waiter for a glass of soda to go alone with my dessert but he never brought it out. My sister asked for a lemon he never brought it out. We had to ask him a second time. We ordered a hamburger to go and we waited about 20 mins before asking him about the burger and he said sorry i forgot to bring it out. A little disappointed in the service.
The restaurant has a nice ambiance and great specials on Tuesdays! Food is always great and we love to hit up the bakery after!
Great all-around experience. Our waitress was amazing, the food was fantastic, and the restaurant is beautiful.
The food was very good as usual, never have had a bad meal. Service is great and you can get some great food to take home from the bakery and market.
Slow service. Chicken Parm dry and very overlooked. Couldn't even cut it. Very disappointing.
Another great visit to Calandra's IL Vecchio Cafe. Our Filet Mignon prepared by Chef Michael was outstanding. It looked and tasted just as DELISH as the Calandra's instagram picture. Our server Vinnie was so accommodating and wonderful. Always a pleasure. Chef Francesco is so creative with his specials and he is great addition to the team. We enjoyed getting to know the new manager, Silvio as well. Everyone at Calandra's ALWAYS makes us feel like family so we come here often. Looking forward to seeing what new dishes, bakery treats, desserts and new entertainment 2018 will bring.
Hadn’t been back there in a while. Disappointed. Overpriced for what it is.
Our server, John, was a huge stand out for our date/celebration. John was so accommodating to a few of my issues. I saw the belinis were listed by the picture with the mimosas so I though it was made with the traditional peach/strawberry pulp. John followed up with the bar that it can be made by the flute and filled my order- but it was made with peach schnapps! John was great with taking it back and even agreeing it was overtly sweet. John continually checked in on us through the night. He also remedied a bill discrepancy for the sides without any issue- he's a real rockstar. We loved our food- spinach salad, grilled octopus , risotto and veal saltimbocca. We weren't crazy about the hashbrowns underneath the octopus- some grilled vegetables would have been a better compliment. We were happy with plenty of space, not loud and not rushed dining experience. We also loved stopping by the bakery with the 20% off for some treats to bring home- the girls at the bakery were also very accommodating.
Looking forward to returning for another great dinner...! The service and food was excellent...!
We love Francisco’s food
Very nice place to go for dinner or spend the night by there bar. The food is always good and the service is usually too. Just had a bad waiter this time around.
Went to Il Vecchio Café at Calandra's for lunch. What a deal. $14.95 for salad or soup, main course (sandwiches, etc.), a large cannoli and coffee or tea. I had a salad (great dressing), a veal parm sandwich, the cannoli and coffee. Everything was delicious. Dining room is very nice looking and not crowded at lunch time.
Food is very good. Service is good. Everyone is friendly. The ambience needs work though... It's pretty and very appropriately themed, however, it's crowded and the tables are close together. The chairs are uncomfortable. It's a good spot to have drinks and dinner with family or friends but not for a romantic night out....
Have been wanting to get to this restaurant for years and finally went. Food was amazing and atmosphere gorgeous. We had a great dinner and will definitely be coming back.
Delicious food and great service - always!! A must!!!
Not busy on a Sunday afternoon - still waited exceptionally long for service.
Only about 3 tables seated when we arrived- still were seated next to a large party with 3 babies 2 feet away from us. Then waited close to 30 minutes for our waitress to check on our meal after it arrived - never came to check on us. Just wanted our check after we finished. Waited so long that we had to ask the manager to get it for us. Really is no excuse for that to have happened.
We hosted a Saturday family luncheon; great service, always a good meal!
Second visit and enjoyed it as much as the first!!! Pasta is just so fresh and wonderful, love being able to visit the bakery and deli after dinner. Fun atmosphere and always have to take extra bread home!!!
Excited to try this place for the first time, my husband and I had a reservation for two. When we arrived at the place we can here music and people sitting outside enjoying there dinner. When we gave our name we were asked where we wanted to sit. Being that it was our first time we had no idea. We said whatever you recommend it’s our first time. The women who sat us shuffled us around for a minute or two then decided to seat us in the bar area. It was completely empty except for a table of 4. They sat us at a table right next to them for two people. The table was so small we had to put stuff on the table next to us. The air was on and blowing right on us. When we asked if we can move she told us this was all that was left. We watched people after people come in and were never seated in the bar area. I was very disappointed. We had a reservation so they couldn’t even say we were walk ins. My husband had the salmon and said it was good. I had chicken Parm and it was ok. I didn’t even take Home out left overs. Our appetizer was the only saving grace. Rice balls. Those were good. I ordered a dirty martini from the bar and it wasn’t even served in a martini glass. It was in a highball glass and tasted like straight olive juice. Overall we were not pleased with the place and would not return. It’s sad because we were exhumed to try it.
Always a great meal every time we go. We dine here very frequently too.
Been coming here for years. This past visit was a disappointment. I wanted gelato for dessert. When I asked the flavors, server told me he didnt know. So I offeRed to walk to the case with him and make my choice. He scoffed at me. Seriously?? Our bar charge was incorrect, more than double. It took them over 15 mins to rectify it. And not a small compensation as a thank you for us pointing out their programming error. Can only imagine how many others walked away paying more than double.
Our server was adequate but he seemed like we were bothering him. Polite, but no personality.
The prices are on the high side, but we like the vast selection and the outdoor dining. This past experience is having me question whether or not we will return
Always good and consistent food. Generous portions that never leave you hungry. Definitely one of our, "Go to" places to eat. Their bakery is awesome! My all time favorite is their red velvet cupcake. If you love a great cheese steak, walk around to their deli. Great paninis too.
Exceptional service and food
Always enjoy dining here. Food as well as service is top notch.
Very nice outside dining. Ample glasses of wine. Prices a little on the high side but overall a nice dining experience.
Great meal - terrific bakery attached.
Food as always -excellent
Shannon provided outstanding service.
Very nice relaxed atmosphere with good good
Great restaurant for great food but not overly stuffy or fancy. I would be very comfortable bringing children as well.
Usually my husband and I come here with a coupon. Not for nothing, but Il Vecchio Cafe is a little pricey. Most meals are over $20 (chicken, fish, beef). The food is good, don't get me wrong, however I like to save the money so I can stop at the bakery afterwards :) -- and one glass of sangria was $9.50, that was a little shocking to me. But overall -- would recommend to anyone. Just be prepared for one dinner (sans appetizers mind you) to be around $70-$80 after tip.