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“New to the town and wanted to eat Italian ”

Sam & Gabe's Italian Bistro
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Ranked #4 of 98 Restaurants in Urbandale
Cuisines: French
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our dinner it was a little expensive, but very good! We had a great waitress! We made reservations and when we got to the restaurant we didn’t have to wait. It was a Friday night and they were very busy.

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Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

My local leaders suggested we take his team here for dinner and drinks and what a good decision. I had the homemade ravioli and it was excellent. Portions were big and prices were a bit on the high side for Italian food but was worth it. The place is a little dated but that's usually where you find the best Italian meals. Would go here again and suggest you give it a try.

Thank johnwL9319GY
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Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

Excellent beef tenderloin. They say the have a 75 year old secret recipe well I want it!!! It was better than any prime rib I have ever had.

Thank ZeekIndianapolis
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Reviewed February 8, 2018

This has been a favorite of ours for many years. New ownership has changed the interior, most notably by removing the double row of booths in the center in favor of tables. This means that there is a great deal more noise and a conversation is almost impossible on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings when the band is playing. Even on a Tuesday evening like our last visit it was noisy to be point of distraction. This is no longer a quiet upscale dinner for couples. AND, the service was very slow and meal pace was poor (like the dinner arriving before the salad was finished). The food was very good, as always, but for a comfortable evening, this is no longer the place. Yes, it's still pricey. If you are lucky enough to get a server with a longer tenure there, it will be better overall.

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Reviewed December 21, 2017

Been a few time - always very good meals, very good service, usually a 10 minute wait and pretty busy... no complaints...

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Thank Dennis E
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