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Ariccia Cucina, Auburn, AL

Ariccia Cucina

4.7
4.7
1122 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
Inspired by a hilltop town of palaces, vineyards and poets, Ariccia Cucina is a modern Italian escape. Small plates of arancini and fresh bruschetta to share, herbs tucked into slow-roasted porchetta, vino bianca and rosso on the tables, conversations buzzing and glasses clinking—at long last, a taste of authentic Italy. Our large open kitchen invites you into an exciting culinary world. The cozy fireside lounge or bar are great places to relax after work with a delicious drink and appetizer from the Bar Menu. Or catch up with friends and enjoy beautiful weather with al fresco dining on the open-air patio.


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2 people

9:00 PM


Booked 26 times today

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Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Italian, Mediterranean, Cocktail Bar
  • Hours of operation
    Brunch Daily 6:30 am–2:00 pm Dinner Daily 5:30 pm–10:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (334) 844-5140
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Smart Casual
  • Executive chef
    Marc Osier
  • Catering
    Let our culinary team and excellent service staff cater your next function from intimate dinners to large receptions. We will take every measure to customize any aspect of your menu. Our talented and creative chefs will prepare an impressive and high quality menu that will surprise and delight each and every of your guests. Whether your event requires simple refreshments, or everything from tables and linen for an elegant affair, let our service professionals create a memorable experience. <br />
  • Private party facilities
    Ariccia offers multiple areas for your private dining experience. Choose from our formal dining room for dinners up to 26 guests, Enoteca to our Piccolo lounge and our beautiful patio for reception style dining for up to 40.
  • Private party contact
    Melaine Vallez: (334) 321-3177
  • Neighborhood
    Auburn
  • Cross street
    Thatch Avenue
  • Parking details
    Valet Parking is free with validation for guests dining in Ariccia Cucina or Piccolo.
  • Entertainment
    Live Jazz music every Friday and Saturday nights in Piccolo Lounge. Please call for times during holiday hours.
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 1,122 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.4Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Alabama

    Good for business meals

  • Alabama

    Great for outdoor dining

1,122 Reviews
  1. AllisonJ

    Denver

    9 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    9 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Good food and great location. Pretty loud in the evenings but overall is great.

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  2. OpenTable Diner

    Mississippi

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was amazing! Portions were large. We definitely got our money’s worth!

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  3. WaltW

    Alabama

    15 reviews

    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Arricia is a go to place for a business discussion or an intimate meal. We've been going there for years, and even though many newer fine restaurants have popped up in the area, Arricia still offers something unique in the Auburn-Opelika area.

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  4. Coach

    Alabama

    13 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on April 7, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Beautiful day & a very nice location. Food was excellent especially after a slow start to see the wait staff, otherwise, would definitely recommend & should I ever be back in the area, would definitely return!

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  5. GeraldL

    Alabama

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We enjoyed a pleasant lunch. We were greeted warmly, offered a booth or table, and made certain we were comfortable. The server could not have been more helpful as we placed our orders and our food arrived promptly. It was very good.

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    2 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 29, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Good not great. Food kinda blah. Real fast much better than dinner

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  7. 0025

    Philadelphia

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on March 29, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always consistently great food with many options! Extremely friendly and accommodating staff! Would highly recommend and is continually my go-to when visiting!

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  8. OpenTable Diner

    Orlando

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 24, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great atmosphere and delicious food. Highly recommend

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  9. OpenTable Diner

    Alabama

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on March 23, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The entire dinning experience was great and the food was amazing.

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  10. CSKing

    Atlanta Metro

    34 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    34 reviews

    Dined on March 22, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    The food is phenomenal. Everything else could be up-leveled a bit.

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  11. JanellO

    Memphis/West TN

    22 reviews

    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on March 22, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had a great server and the food was delicious. Loved the setting. We especially loved the fries!

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  12. LHTX

    Dallas

    51 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    51 reviews

    Dined on March 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Was visiting Auburn as potential school for daughter. Food and drinks were good. Had a lovely conversation with manager,Tyler, I believe, about school, town, local environment, etc. Very much added to our overall experience. Will definitely return if our daughter goes to AU.

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  13. OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our waitress Tea was awesome!!!! Food was great! Overall it was a wonderful experience!!!

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  14. OpenTable Diner

    Sacramento

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always good food and great service. After dinner on weekends you can enjoy live jazz in bar area.

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  15. TommyP

    Coastal Georgia

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 24, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our server John from Huntsville was outstanding. The best personality ever.

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  16. OpenTable Diner

    Atlanta Metro

    7 reviews

    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 5
    Worst service we have had in years. Server never asked if anyone would like a refill, we had to ask each time after waiting prolonged time for her to return to the table. Server left empty dishes on the table after we had finished and ordered dessert. Dessert came out before they were cleared. Might be understandable if the restaurant had been full, sadly that was not the case. Because we were a party over 6 they added a gratuity. Generally add additional but not this time. Had we not been celebrating a birthday with friends I would have asked that it be removed. Bad service made an otherwise great meal lack luster.

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  17. Sandy

    Alabama

    12 reviews

    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always an enjoyable experience! Lots of energy, excellent food, and the service is knowledgeable, engaging (as you want them to be), and efficient. It's a fun time! Also visit Picolo (the Jazz Bar) for a great Jazz experience!

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  18. OpenTable Diner

    Atlanta Metro

    3 reviews

    2.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Usually good food, this time was not so good. Order was wrong the salmon was not cooked properly and I had a bowl of raviolis and it only had an amount for a kid.

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  19. OpenTable Diner

    Atlanta Metro

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on February 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fantastic dining experience. Foster provided excellent service and was spot on with recommendations from wine to dessert. Every dish was delicious. Looking forward to a return visit.

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  20. PhilC

    Alabama

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 13, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Due to an Ariccia onboarding session (according to our server), our party of 4 waited a little over an hour to get our food. Unacceptable. I completely understand team building with your new staff, but not at the expense of good customer service, which includes timely service of food. Your restaurant appears to have had enough capacity to handle the crowd yesterday. Just not well executed. Instead of recommending Ariccia without qualifications as I have done in the past, I'd hesitate now based on this experience.

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  21. Ginny

    Atlanta Metro

    43 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    43 reviews

    Dined on February 13, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Everything was above par which made for a great evening. Was a little noisy but also very busy so that is to be expected.

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  22. LisaC

    Alabama

    1 review

    vip
    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    We had heard such good things about their brunch but were disappointed

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  23. OpenTable Diner

    Atlanta Metro

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Really great restaurant in the Auburn Hotel where we were staying for an Auburn gymnastics meet. Service was outstanding with good suggestions. The ravioli was so delicious. We had two children with us and they loved their meals from the kids menu just as much as the adults.

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  24. LindaH

    Atlanta Metro

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 7, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our meal was delicious and the ambience outstanding. We had only an hour to dine before going to the show at the Gogue. The service team seated us quickly and delivered our food with time to enjoy it leisurely. Very convenient to the Gogue Center. Appreciate the complimentary valet service too!

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  25. SueD

    Alabama

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 6, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our waiter, a young man was excellent. He gave us suggestions and explained all of the menu. I really appreciate the new furniture. The colors are very pleasant. I would like to have some grilled chicken or a shrimp without pasta if possible. Thank you. I had my daughter's wedding reception at the hotel, and it was OUTSTANDING. Best regards Sue Hudson Duran

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  26. darubes

    Fort Lauderdale

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 4, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fantastic! Food was great, huge portions, and everything came out in a reasonable time. Great expirence, always love coming back.

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  27. PhillipS

    Las Vegas

    10 reviews

    4.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on January 20, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Nice venue, great bars. Some service lacking as servers are students training. Food was good, slow but busy night.

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  28. StanleyS

    Nashville

    5 reviews

    3.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on January 13, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Not our usual stellar experience! Hostess on the phone for 5-7 minutes when we arrived, never acknowledged us. We finally just went and sat in the lobby, poor training. Food was overdone, burger a mushy mess, too much lettuce, mushrooms and sauce, collapsed, wine not properly cooled. French fries were delicious. Our server was delightful as usual.

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  29. KelseyC

    Alabama

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 7, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Food quality has significantly gone down since we ate there last a few years back. Nothing about the food was good and we were very disappointed. The focaccia was salty but other than that, tasteless. The half chicken was fine. The Fussilini bolengese just kinda taste like overcooked groundbeef in tomato sauce. The most disappointing dish was the panna cotta - we got it for free since it was my birthday and I wish we had just passed on getting anything at all. It was soupy and undercooked. All around very disappointing. We used to love this place. The wine was always better than the cocktails, but the food was so delicious! We still talk about the focaccia bread we had there a while ago. The waitress was very nice and prompt but didn’t have any knowledge on the food or drinks. She couldn’t tell us anything we didn’t already know. We will no longer be dining here. Auburn has such a good food scene now. Spend your money elsewhere.

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  30. AnthonyP

    Alabama

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 1, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    My adoptive dad, Mr. Keith Brewer used to be the I.T. for the hotel, so I knew what to expect!

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  31. OpenTable Diner

    Alabama

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 1, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    My wife and I have been to Arricia for the last two NYE dinners and both times were superb. Our angel hair pasta, margarita pizza, and Caesar salad were delicious. The service from the hostess, server, and manager were all friendly, too!

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  32. AnnaB

    Coastal Georgia

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 31, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It’s always a yummy experience dining here. The menu changes and they can also make accommodations easily - gluten free and vegetarian.

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  33. EmilyB

    Tampa

    26 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    26 reviews

    Dined on December 31, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Very good food. There were 10 of us and they put us near the kitchen station which wasn’t the best. But overall everything was very nice. Good service!

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  34. CharlesD

    Alabama

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 28, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our server, Dewey, was polite and friendly. Ideal waiter. The food was perfectly cooked and afterwards we went to Piccolo’s to cap off the night.

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  35. DunwoodyDiners

    Atlanta Metro

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on December 27, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Restaurants in hotels are often overlooked in favor of out-of-the way alternatives. The destination restaurant at which we had planned to dine was closed, and having had many excellent brunches and lunches at Arricia and Piccolo (another Auburn Conference Center dining spot) we decided to try Arricia for dinner. It was an amazing evening. Our dishes were excellent - I had the pork dish recommended by the Alabama Department of Tourism and my wife had the special seafood pasta dish. The special was really special - my wife had a memorable dinner and raved about how flavorful and well-prepared it was. The special's name translates to "Fruit of the Sea" and we highly recommend it. We're enjoying Auburn's foray into hospitality education and the experiences we're having at the Conference Center, Hey Day and The Laurel have been wonderful

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  36. ColleenB

    Alabama

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 26, 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Lovely interior. Our food took an hour to arrive after we ordered and when it did everyone’s dinner was room temperature when they all should have been hot. Disappointing for sure.

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  37. AmyW

    New York City

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on December 24, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our party of 3 really enjoyed everything we ordered on our visit at Christmas Eve. For starters we tried the calabrian family style fries (huge bowl) and the Shrimp Bruschetta! Both were great! For dinner we had the Ravioli, Seafood Risotto and Angel Hair Pasta. Everyone loved their entrees and we all had decent portions. The Risotto was especially reasonable at only $17 (special on Christmas menu). For dessert we tried the pana cotta which was also very good. Our server Garrett was very attentive and personable! The dining room was busy but it was a relaxing and fun atmosphere. We will definitely be back!

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  38. LeeE

    Atlanta Metro

    13 reviews

    2.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on December 24, 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 2
    Went for brunch. It did not live up to previous experiences. Had been 4 years since I ate there. Menus limited and amount of food was insufficient for the price. I probably will not be back.

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  39. BriaC

    Alabama

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 24, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Second time going here. Both times were excellent. Our waiter was sweet and nice. Food was delicious.

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  40. Johnk

    Atlanta Metro

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 16, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Ariccia surpassed all of our expectations! Great food, phenomenal service all set in a great atmosphere. Their pork dish is pretty hyped on the menu and absolutely lives us to all that hype and more! We highly recommend and will be back!

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FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Ariccia Cucina using the Order Online button. Ariccia Cucina also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (334) 844-5140.

Ariccia Cucina is rated 4.7 stars by 1122 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

9:00 PM


Booked 26 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Ariccia Cucina

241 South College Street, Auburn, AL 36830

Additional information

  • Cross street
    Thatch Avenue
  • Neighborhood
    Auburn
  • Hours of operation
    Brunch Daily 6:30 am–2:00 pm Dinner Daily 5:30 pm–10:00 pm
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Italian, Mediterranean, Cocktail Bar
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress code
    Smart Casual
  • Parking details
    Valet Parking is free with validation for guests dining in Ariccia Cucina or Piccolo.
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Marc Osier
  • Entertainment
    Live Jazz music every Friday and Saturday nights in Piccolo Lounge. Please call for times during holiday hours.
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (334) 844-5140
  • Catering
    Let our culinary team and excellent service staff cater your next function from intimate dinners to large receptions. We will take every measure to customize any aspect of your menu. Our talented and creative chefs will prepare an impressive and high quality menu that will surprise and delight each and every of your guests. Whether your event requires simple refreshments, or everything from tables and linen for an elegant affair, let our service professionals create a memorable experience. <br />
  • Private party facilities
    Ariccia offers multiple areas for your private dining experience. Choose from our formal dining room for dinners up to 26 guests, Enoteca to our Piccolo lounge and our beautiful patio for reception style dining for up to 40.
  • Private party contact
    Melaine Vallez: (334) 321-3177
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