Erba

★★★★☆

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Despite the hype, it was hardly necessary to call in advance. The highly anticipated outdoor patio was really just a paved over backyard complete with garage and next door neighbors walking through the gangway. The bread and olive oil were boring, and the starters were decent at best. I ordered the herb crusted rib-eye medium rare and got a black hunk of meat. I'm convinced the indian restaurant down the street would have served a better cow. Overall Erba could have been good, if only it wasn't terrible.

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★★☆☆☆

Despite the hype, it was hardly necessary to call in advance. The highly anticipated outdoor patio was really just a paved over backyard complete with garage and next door neighbors walking through the gangway. The bread and olive oil were boring, and the starters were decent at best. I ordered the herb crusted rib-eye medium rare and got a black hunk of meat. I'm convinced the indian restaurant down the street would have served a better cow. Overall Erba could have been good, if only it wasn't terrible.

Pros: The water

Cons: Everything else

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I was a bit worried because I had read mixed reviews about this place but I really enjoyed my meal. They were out of the appetizer we had originally ordered so we got the polenta with wild mushrooms and they were accomodating enough to leave out the gorgonzola like we had requested. I had the tagliatelle bolognese which was tasty and fresh. Their wine list was extensive with a great selection of affordable bottles. The only disappointing aspects were that they had run out of 2 different dishes we wanted and the chocolate cake we ordered for dessert was dry and disappointing compared to the rest of the meal. Overall, I would definitely recommend Erba for a polished, Italian meal.

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★★★★☆

I was a bit worried because I had read mixed reviews about this place but I really enjoyed my meal. They were out of the appetizer we had originally ordered so we got the polenta with wild mushrooms and they were accomodating enough to leave out the gorgonzola like we had requested. I had the tagliatelle bolognese which was tasty and fresh. Their wine list was extensive with a great selection of affordable bottles. The only disappointing aspects were that they had run out of 2 different dishes we wanted and the chocolate cake we ordered for dessert was dry and disappointing compared to the rest of the meal. Overall, I would definitely recommend Erba for a polished, Italian meal.

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I read a few reviews that said ERBA was a disappointment. I feel like a lot of the reviews I have read are completely unfounded. The food was great, the waiter was very knowlegable of the menu items, and patient with my party's various dietary restrictions. To accomodate my sister, the waiter even suggested she build her own pasta dish! Everyone left the meal satisfied! Highly recommended!

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★★★★★

I read a few reviews that said ERBA was a disappointment. I feel like a lot of the reviews I have read are completely unfounded. The food was great, the waiter was very knowlegable of the menu items, and patient with my party's various dietary restrictions. To accomodate my sister, the waiter even suggested she build her own pasta dish! Everyone left the meal satisfied! Highly recommended!

Pros: great food, wonderful service, nice atmosphere

Cons: foreign words scattered throughout the menu difficult to interpret

 

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