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Bocelli in Gyw Valley?

Stevefood May 5, 2012 10:30 AM

Can anyone recommend Bocelli?

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  1. crazyspice RE: Stevefood May 5, 2012 11:43 AM

    We used to like Bocelli. The last time we went the food was mediocre and the service was abysmal.

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      Dave_in_PA RE: Stevefood May 10, 2012 05:38 AM

      All these people seemed happy with the place

      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/374612 ..........but that dates back to 2010

      I was there in summer 2011 and it was great. I was the guest of a regular so of course we got very attentive service.

      The place is tiny and very busy and I hope crazyspice's experience was a fluke. I would hate to hear that they've slipped.

      1. bucksguy14 RE: Stevefood May 10, 2012 06:53 PM

        Have only been there for lunch - maybe a half-dozen times in 2011. No problems w/service and food was always at least good, mostly very good. Have no idea about dinners.

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          DRDeats RE: Stevefood May 13, 2012 08:06 AM

          Not sure why this place gets buzz. There are so many places that do much better. Maybe its the 'ambiance'. Who knows, I just know one time was enough for me

          1. Bacchus101 RE: Stevefood May 13, 2012 11:21 AM

            Bocelli at the Gwynedd Valley Station, for us, has always been hit or miss; most recently miss. As CS noted there has been a decline. We have not gone there for months and probably will not go again. Can't swing a dead cat in that area without hitting an Italian restaurant, as good or better. The train station is an interesting venue, but small and crowded with just 10 people and the food well some seem to like it?

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              mkertello RE: Stevefood May 15, 2012 06:31 PM

              While it's been a while since I've been there, I've always been more than satisfied with my meals there, as well as the hospitality. I had a very memorable anniversary meal up at one of the tables perched above the kitchen. Absolutely wonderful bronzino, but really have had everything from pasta to osso bucco there and can't make a single complaint. The complimentary bruschetta, maincotti and limoncello were always welcome and I never felt rushed. Granted as I said, it's been about a year since I've been there, but if history serves me right, then I'd happily give a rec for it.

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                jba1216 RE: mkertello May 24, 2012 02:32 PM

                Haven't been in a year or so...but thought it was well above average when I visited. Only haven't been there more often due to size...much easier to get into Radice or From the Boot on a weekend.

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