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About The Cellar Restaurant
The area’s most acclaimed Fine Dining Classical Italian cuisine with an extensive wine list set in an historic building. CIA Graduate chef and his wife are hosts. 2013 OpenTable Top 100 in United States for "BEST SERVICE" and "MOST ROMANTIC"
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Tuesday - Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
US 1 (RIDGEWOOD AVE)
$50 and over
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Public lot on East side of building and extensive street parking as well.
Private Party Facilities:
"Patio Room" seats up to 20. Located on the ground floor. Frequent choice for business meetings and pharma. presentaions.
Private Party Contact:
Lina Moggio: (386) 258-0011
Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wine
The Cellar Restaurant Ratings and Reviews
Walked in with a 5 year old and got the "look" like we shouldn't be there however after checking their online information which stated "kid friendly" but offered no options for a child, not even fries or plain pasta and sauce dish. Went for the homemade pasta which was good but very small portions and so atmosphere was so "stuffy" and not relaxed.
I was so excited for my family to experience The Cellar’s delicious food and personal service. At first we were quite disappointed with our server. He was young, inexperienced and a bit arrogant. We had to speak to the manager. Another server was assigned to us immediately and the rest of the evening was lovely. My sister’s filet was delicious and cooked to perfection. I had veal covered in an artichoke sauce that was superb. My niece and her friend had lamb. She said it was so tender and delicious. The desserts were scrumptious, too.
The Cellar never disappoints. We dined there many times over the years and I recommend it to my customers when they are looking for fine dining. I own a personal transportation business and many of my clients are looking for fine wine, good food and impeccable service. Those who go always thank me for the recommendation.
The ambiance is cozy with a refined informality. Each dish was delicious with special tasty elements. I really enjoyed the salad with apricots and pumpkin seeds and then we split a half portion of the seafood ravioli as a second course. The veal Veneto was very tasty and the potato side dish was excellent. Our server was spectacular --very friendly and informative about each dish, and responsive to any request. Overall, a great meal and experience.
Pro- Good menu and food quality. Service professional and polite. Quiet and pleasant atmosphere. Huge/expensive wine list.
Con's- No bar/liquor or place to wait if you are early for a reservation. Food is very good but somewhat overpriced for the area.
Overall- Good place for a special occasion. Food/service won't disappoint. Expensive.
Lina, Sergio and the Staff are so kind and inviting to their restaurant. The food is exquisite every time we dine here and the specials of the evening are very creative and delicious. This is a favorite "special occasion" venue for us and is the epitome of fine dining.
Wait staff and service were excellent. Wine list very extensive. The food quality disappointed us. Appetizers were only fair at best. My entre, shrimp with snapper, was pretty good although the shrimp were a bit over done. My wife thought she was taking a risk, but ordered the boneless stuffed rabbit (a special) anyway. Big mistake. I rated my dish 4 of 5. She gave the rabbit a 2. The dessert, billed as a fresh peach tart with fresh berries was a slice of pie topped with thin peach slices under a glaze and topped with three berries. We rated it a 2. The wine, a Super Tuscan was very nice.
Halfway through our dinner the quiet table of four beside us morphed into a very loud six top, passing their cell phone cameras around and playing "can you top this" with their travels. The room is small, the ceiling is low, so the acoustics require that adjacent diners be considerate.
I doubt that we will return.
What a unique atmosphere, the home of President Horace Harding and a historic landmark as well. The staff was very friendly, yet allowed us to enjoy our meal in private. We were the only patrons in the upstairs dining room as we chose an early reservation. So it was like a private dining room so fitting for the occasion - our 49th Anniversary.
The food was fabulous. I had the veal porcini and my husband had the lamb shank.
It was our first time at The Cellar and we could not have chosen a more wonderful restaurant to celebrate.
Can't wait to go back!
We were seated downstairs in the cozy wine cellar where there are only about 7-8 tables. The ambiance was very nice with Tiffany panels, tablecloths and of course, racks of wine bottles. We sat for awhile before being served water and bread but the bread was wonderful. We shared first an appetizer of Portebella mushroom caps with Gorgonzola and a delicious sauce. Next we shared an insalata Del sol which was also delicious and very fresh. My husband had perciatelli carbonara which was presented beautifully. The pasta was tender and tasty and the sauce was creamy although my husband would've preferred a little less prosciutto. I had the veal scalloppine with artichokes and a lemon butter sauce. The veal was tender and tasty and my husband would order that the next time we go. I would opt to try something else. The fresh vegetables were fresh and done perfectly but my favorite was the potato gratinee which was scrumptious. We topped off our meal with the chocolate mousse which was heavenly.
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