Trattoria D. O. C.

★★★★★

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I gave them four stars but service was more like three. Our food was wonderful and tasty. I loved the Mushroom Ravioli and Asparagus Pizza. The portions are huge! Now the service. We came in a little after the doors open it was as though we walked in and caught someone with their hand in the cookie jar. A very awkward male sat us over by a wall. I had mention not wanting to sit near the door because of the draft.He spoke in such a low tone frequently through out our interaction I had to ask him to repeat what he said. Suddenly the room began to get colder, the kitchen door was opened the entire time we had lunch so much so that I asked to have my ravioli reheated.

4
★★★★☆

I gave them four stars but service was more like three. Our food was wonderful and tasty. I loved the Mushroom Ravioli and Asparagus Pizza. The portions are huge! Now the service. We came in a little after the doors open it was as though we walked in and caught someone with their hand in the cookie jar. A very awkward male sat us over by a wall. I had mention not wanting to sit near the door because of the draft.He spoke in such a low tone frequently through out our interaction I had to ask him to repeat what he said. Suddenly the room began to get colder, the kitchen door was opened the entire time we had lunch so much so that I asked to have my ravioli reheated.

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I've been there 3 times. It looks like a place that would have a good meal, but after 3 tries, no luck. The dishes are mediocre and some seem as though they were bought frozen from a restaurant service and heated and served. \r
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I've been there 3 times. It looks like a place that would have a good meal, but after 3 tries, no luck. The dishes are mediocre and some seem as though they were bought frozen from a restaurant service and heated and served. \r
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Pros: Good pizza

Cons: Food lacks quality

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I was in the mood for Italian and wanted to try someplace new, so I picked Trattoria D.O.C. off the list of Italian restaurants on Citysearch. I wasn't sure what to expect as, although there was a 4.5 star rating, there were no reviews. My visit started with easy street parking (at 8:45 on a Saturday evening). The restaurant was busy, but not packed and I was able to be seated right away. The main dining room consists of a bunch of closely packed tables. It's not very noisy, although it wasn't quiet either; I could clearly hear the conversations of the tables next to me. It's not a romantic setting, although it was certainly pleasant.

They had a decent menu, although I must admit I was in the mood for gnocchi so I only skimmed it. The only gnocchi I saw was on their specials (gnocchi di ricotta, I believe) so I ordered that. They brought me olive oil and a basket full of bread slices then, almost before I'd finished preparing the olive oil, a plate full of gnocchi arrived. It was good. I wouldn't go out of my way to order it again but I wouldn't discourage anyone from ordering it, either. After the gnocchi, I checked out their dessert menu but it was expensive (a dessert costs almost as much as an entree) and nothing stood out, so I decided to pass.

Also worth mentioning is their pizza. I didn't order it but I did see many other people order it. I don't know how it tastes, but it looked very good. They offer a Sicilian pizza that's thin and about the size of a plate. It looks to be enough to share or maybe just right for someone with a larger appetite. There are many varieties; their pizza makes up about half of their menu. I'll definitely be back to try it.

All told, it was a good dinner out on a Saturday night. Both the service and the food were good and, even if I weren't planning to go back to try the pizza, I'd go back anyway.

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★★★★☆

I was in the mood for Italian and wanted to try someplace new, so I picked Trattoria D.O.C. off the list of Italian restaurants on Citysearch. I wasn't sure what to expect as, although there was a 4.5 star rating, there were no reviews. My visit started with easy street parking (at 8:45 on a Saturday evening). The restaurant was busy, but not packed and I was able to be seated right away. The main dining room consists of a bunch of closely packed tables. It's not very noisy, although it wasn't quiet either; I could clearly hear the conversations of the tables next to me. It's not a romantic setting, although it was certainly pleasant.

They had a decent menu, although I must admit I was in the mood for gnocchi so I only skimmed it. The only gnocchi I saw was on their specials (gnocchi di ricotta, I believe) so I ordered that. They brought me olive oil and a basket full of bread slices then, almost before I'd finished preparing the olive oil, a plate full of gnocchi arrived. It was good. I wouldn't go out of my way to order it again but I wouldn't discourage anyone from ordering it, either. After the gnocchi, I checked out their dessert menu but it was expensive (a dessert costs almost as much as an entree) and nothing stood out, so I decided to pass.

Also worth mentioning is their pizza. I didn't order it but I did see many other people order it. I don't know how it tastes, but it looked very good. They offer a Sicilian pizza that's thin and about the size of a plate. It looks to be enough to share or maybe just right for someone with a larger appetite. There are many varieties; their pizza makes up about half of their menu. I'll definitely be back to try it.

All told, it was a good dinner out on a Saturday night. Both the service and the food were good and, even if I weren't planning to go back to try the pizza, I'd go back anyway.

Pros: Good service, good food

Cons: Street parking

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Enormous portions. Split an entree and you will still be stuffed! We had a linguini with lobster meat, it was delicious! Pasta entrees are about $15, they have a wide selection of pizzas, pastas and meat entrees. This is a good spot for families too, and the patio is lovely in nice weather.

5
★★★★★

Enormous portions. Split an entree and you will still be stuffed! We had a linguini with lobster meat, it was delicious! Pasta entrees are about $15, they have a wide selection of pizzas, pastas and meat entrees. This is a good spot for families too, and the patio is lovely in nice weather.

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