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“Good Honest Italian Food for 10-15$ for complete lunch.”
Review of Dolphin

Dolphin
Ranked #14 of 62 Restaurants in Porlamar
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 7 January 2015

Not the best time of year to eat fresh fish in Margarita. All fishermen with their families and probably enjoying rum,beer and Hallacas the typical Christmas dish. So best best bet at the Dolphin are their salads with Tomate Margariteño (tomato only found in Margarita), Osso Bucco their casabe bread with cheese, and fortunately had very good spaghetti alle vongole , clams found in many Margarita beaches. Air conditioning and owners always present assures comfort and good food. Price in $ for mozzarella-tomato salad, meat dish and dessert about 10-15$ per person unofficial rate exchange!!! Only drawback, few flights now arriving at this beautiful island and a dangerous country to visit lately.

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Thank tom z
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Reviewed 11 October 2014

Went there with some locals while visiting Margarita Island and the place was full for lunch on a weekday. Service is professional and prompt while the décor reminds you of an average modern restaurant in Italy...nice but no big deal. I had the chupe de gallina and can say that it was probably one of the best I've ever had. Also had a chance to taste the minestrone they had prepared for the next days menu and it was also outstanding. They only have chupe on Thursdays so check with the restaurant before hand. Then I had the roasted pork and I would say that it was good tasting but not superb. Any Cuban or Puerto Rican version would run rings around their pork. They also served the portion with about four puny boiled potatoes which tasted old if they tasted at all. Furthermore, whoever cut the portions should go back to butchering school. I kept finding little pieces of bone in the meat which is a sure sign of poor butchering and distracted from the dinning experience. As far as I am concerned, the jury is still out on Dolphin.

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Thank AJS-NY
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Reviewed 26 January 2014

it is a restaurant with good food but nothing special for the price in bolivars has lost some luster in a food taste

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Thank jimwarrior
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Reviewed 25 June 2013

Visited Dolphin after some recommendations. The food was really poor. The pasta with meat and vegetables had no taste at all. The steak of my wife was small and of bad quality. The service was just OK. The waiters mixed up the dishes and tried to serve us the food from the neighbours. This can happen, but the overall impression of the place is poor. Price was ok. The trip from playa el agua to Porlamar was not worth it !

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Thank Jorge V
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Reviewed 13 June 2013

Been there three times, and each time it was great. Great food, pasta, ambiance, service. The owner is there most of the time and he makes sure everything is perfect! Love it and will go back again and again.

Thank John W
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