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“Loved the Scampi and Pizza”
Review of Via Roma Pizzeria

Via Roma Pizzeria
Ranked #3 of 163 Restaurants in Rocklin
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Pizza
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Walking into Villa Roma brought greetings from the staff. After we were seated, we witnessed the same behavior every time the door opened. And we noted that many of the folks through the door were returning diners who were known by the staff. A very good sign.

As first-timers, good reviews brought us in. Our choices included a small pizza (not small at all) and an entree of scampi on linguini. On the menu, the small pizza carries a 12" size note. NOT! We received a 15" pie liberally covered in sausage, pepperoni and olives. Delicious!

However, there was a problem. Not fond of pepperoni, my wife asked to have it removed from half the pizza. When the pie arrived, one half had ONLY pepperoni. We each took a slice from the other side. Sensing some discomfort, the proprietor, Henri, inquired and immediately swept the pie off the table, replacing it some minutes later with the correct assembly. And, he brought back the incorrect one in a box, two slices missing.

The scampi entree was quite generous. The kitchen split the dish into two bowls which we had trouble consuming, not for the taste (the shrimp were big and plump, perfectly cooked) but for the quantity. Lots! The linguini was al dente and somewhat unusual in size, sort of like spaghettini but flat instead of round. As a single entree, I doubt I could have consumed this bowl of decadent deliciousness even as a strapping 20 year old.

After a complimentary sampler of tiramisu (excellent), we left Villa Roma with two pizza boxes, full tummies and good feelings. Thanks, Henri. We'll be back.

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Thank Murry S
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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This place is great. They make you feel like family. You are always warmly greeted, wether it's your 1st time or 50th. Great food, good ambiance, fantastic staff!!!

Thank jshjen
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

Have been here a few times with friends and family and each time the pasta/pizza/sandwishes have been great! Nice/friendly people, great service, fun to go to. Will be back soon....Not stuffy but high quality!

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Thank quarryhaus
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Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Went with some friends for our first time. Place is so cute and food was great. Service was amazing and the owner came out and talked with us and made sure all was good. We will definitely be going back!

Thank Melinda R
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Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Great food, wonderful service, reasonable prices and family. A great place to get together with friends and family. I suggest getting reservations as they are small and busy.

Thank Dana E
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