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“Best desserts in town ”
Review of Basilico

Basilico
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Deli, Italian
Dining options: Delivery
Restaurant details
Dining options: Delivery
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Basilico is an authentic Italian cafe. It does get crowded during lunch, so try to arrive before or after peak hours unless you're getting it to go. But the service is always very good; the owners are super friendly.

I strongly recommend the pizza, though their pasta is really good as well. The chicken pesto pizza and the potato and rosemary pizza are my two favorites!! But whatever you get as your entree, you MUST save room for dessert (or get it to go)!!! The cannoli are awesome, as are any of their cakes or pastries! I tried the affogato on my most recent trip, and it was as heavenly as I expected it to be :)

Thank Kyle B
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

We had the margarita Panini, the Greek salad with chicken, and children’s macaroni and cheese. Everything was perfectly prepared and fresh. Service was very quick. As others have noted, go directly to the counter to order ( lengthy printed menus available, shorter menu on a board over the counter) then choose your own seat and the food will be brought to you. For dessert we had lemoncello cake, Reesie‘s peanut butter mousse cake and chocolate gelato. Once again, could not have been any better. Even though we live in Richmond we will drive back to have this experience again!!

Thank Carla1016
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Busy place, they have great deli sandwiches and salads. Tried the lobster bisque soup and it was delicious. The sandwiches are really big and taste great. They also have beautiful dessert that not only looks great but tastes great. Another must go to place in Fredericksburg.

Thank Bobbi F
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

We have been here several times and the food is always great. Sandwiches, calzones, pizzas, soups, and salads. I had the Granny Smith pizza on our last visit and I will be ordering it again. Lots of impressive desserts and a variety of gelato flavors (the hazelnut was fantastic). Staff has always been friendly and helpful.

Thank Tracy N
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Arrived for late weekday lunch.

What we liked:

1. Oh the pastry case. Oh my, oh my. I’d come to the party just for the Italian cream and fruit and chocolate and nuts and sponge cake ... you get the idea.
2. Pasta cooked perfectly al dente. But there are so many more nonpasta items to choose from. Very broad menu.
3. Clean, spacious dining room though not fancy.
4. Prices are reasonable. Food is exceptional.

What we didn’t like:

1. Wait staff wasn’t engaged. They were running all over the place but no one greeted us. We stood behind the PLEASE WAIT TO BE SEATED sign seemingly forever but no one acknowledged us. Hubby finally flagged a waiter who told us we could just choose a table. So we did. And then we waited. And waited. Hubby finally flagged a waiter, who explained that customers must order at the counter and then choose a seat to wait for their order to be delivered. Thanks fellas. What if someone had greeted us at the first and invited us to order and then choose a table?

Would we return? Yes.

Thank Ginny000
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