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La Gondola

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Prince Musaed Street | Cross 10-9, Al Khobar 31952, Saudi Arabia
+966 9200 07000
12:15 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 12:15 - 23:30
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited La Gondola for several times, they have some decent dishes however quite an average italian restaurant on the overall.

1 Thank Orjan2006
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

By accident we ended up in this restaurant after looking for something te eat! The ambience was very nic and the food superb! We loved our steak which was cooked to perfection! The freshly made Tiramisu was a delight also! We wil defenitely get back there!!

1 Thank Marc R
Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice ambience, very good service. I feel to go to only this restaurant in town for Italian food. Vegeterian dishes are availbale. Server was veryattentive and helpful.

1 Thank Pshah6119
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant , pleasant and welcoming staff. Extensive menu . Food absolutely delicious , huge portions . Well worth a visit

1 Thank Phyllis W
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is really remarkable . Pure Italian taste as if you were in Italy . The chef is Italian . The decoration is really nice . The atmosphere is cozy . Service is good . I like eating here . They have really good tasting food almost all their dishes are delicious .

1 Thank Ayman K
Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am Italian and La Gondola with Chef Paolo is my favorite restaurant in Khobar, I enjoy the place and cuisine every week end for lunch and dinner because it is truly authentic italian taste and quality. I strongly recommend it and also try the specials of the day, you will be amazed! The staff is very professional, friendly and... More 

1 Thank _p_domini
Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being greeted with a smile as you enter, is a good start. The staff are friendly and helpful. The food is good.

1 Thank Joseph F
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the gondola 2 weeks ago, chef Paolo was there and the food was amazing, we really enjoy it, we decide to come back and unfortunately chef Paolo wasn't there, we decide to give it a try anyway, and to be honest it was not what i expected for a italian restaurant, we order the pollo a la napolitana... More 

Thank Monica T
Dublin, Ireland
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

La Gondola is the only place to go in Al Khobar if you want genuine Italian food. There are one or two things that I haven't been so keen on (the avocado balls (a special) were a little tasteless and the portion was too big. I'm also not too keen on the complimentary starters; they're a little filling!), but some... More 

Thank Lillabeff
Dammam, Saudi Arabia
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Used to be a better food, last two visits I feel their food is normal, nothing wrong with it but not as wow as before. Pizza still good though. We had gnocchi and pasta too. Next time I decide to go to Italian food I would think twice before choosing here.

Thank Hkofair

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 40
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
12:15 - 23:30
12:15 - 23:30
12:15 - 23:30
12:15 - 23:30
12:15 - 23:30
12:15 - 23:30
12:15 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Prince Musaed Street | Cross 10-9, Al Khobar 31952, Saudi Arabia
  • Location: Middle East  >  Saudi Arabia  >  Eastern Province  >  Al Khobar
  • Phone Number: +966 9200 07000
We Don't Cook Food , We Cook Quality !

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?