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Po Pazzo is Pricey

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PGB Feb 26, 2007 12:25 AM

Went to Po Pazzo in Little Italy Saturday night for the first time. the steaks were recommended as being as good as Donovan's and Ruths' Chris. I ordered the ribeye specialty with special Italian seasoning, after the waiter said it was their specialty. It was an excellend bone-in prime rib steak about 16 ounces. Served ala carte at $38. Perhaps almost comparable to Donovan's or Ruth Chris, but no less expensive for a somewhat less elegant atmosphere and a little more rushed. My wife had a fairly ordinary pasta dish that was good, but hardly worth the $27 price tag. Salads were good, nothing special, and the deserts just so-so. Overall a nice place but overpriced.

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    mangiatore Feb 27, 2007 06:35 PM

    I would second that.I stopped going to Italian places a while ago. Buon Appetito is about the best I've had in SD, although I haven't tried a lot of the restaurants people on this board have recommended. Of the ones I've tried in Little Italy, Buon Appetito is by far the best.

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      josiecoco Feb 27, 2007 04:39 PM

      For good food in Little Italy you should try Buon Appetito - I haven't had their steak but the Osso Bucco is amazing and all the pasta dishes are good.

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        mangiatore Feb 26, 2007 08:09 AM

        You could have told them the price was "un po' pazzo" (a little crazy).

        Boy are they setting themselves up with that name...

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