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The Italian Job

The Villa 5 Villa Marina Arcade, Villa Marina Arcade, Douglas IM1 2HN
+44 1624 676905
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“italian sub” (57 reviews)
“calzone” (39 reviews)
“pasta dishes” (14 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Villa 5 Villa Marina Arcade, Villa Marina Arcade, Douglas IM1 2HN
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Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

We come here every few months for a family catch up. This place does amazing food which explains why we keep coming back. In my opinion they do the best cheesy garlic bread and I recommend you try the bolognese calzone. It’s to die for!

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank jessmars5
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Enjoyed a relaxed meal one Sunday evening as a group of nine. My three grandchildren had pizza and pasta and none of them left anything on their plates. The restaurant is in a great location and the doors open out at the back of the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Dianne V
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Booked by phone about 15 minutes before we walked in . Good service and the food is delicious! Had pizza and calzone - both very good

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank jillrr66
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Just had a great meal at TIJ . belisimo there were 6 of us 3 calzones fantastic . Mediterranean pizza and lasgne great location great vibe great food

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank cameronl690
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

As a family with young children on holiday we try to eat out lunchtime when quieter. The restaurant was poorly lit and reception from some staff a little frosty. Our waiter was happy and helpful. Food choices reasonable and quality good. Having a sign up...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Catharine T
Reviewed 30 August 2018

This restaurant just off the Promenade and seafront has amazing food and staff. Friendly and helpful people. Spacious seating areas so you feel comfortable. Any request dealt with quickly. Food has incredible tastes, and it will take me many return trips to work through the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank JConstandinou
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Went to eat here around 9.30pm . The place was really busy but we didnt have too long to wait for a table even though there were 10 of us ! Would highly recommend as really nice food, lovely staff and surroundings.

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank sandramathers
Reviewed 26 August 2018

The Italian Job was the perfect place to meet up with a few pals for a Christmas catch up. The atmosphere was relaxed, understandably with the restaurant hidden away in the Villa Marina arcade, so it was generally a quite quiet evening but busy enough....More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank glynevans435
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the spaciousness of this restaurant which allowed for easy conversation despite the fact that the place was busy. The view out into the garden of the Villa Marina was good and all our meals were most satisfactory. The service was also good and a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank 389ji
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

The food is Delicious, with very attractive presentation. The staff are upbeat and very attentive, the atmosphere is relaxed and really friendly. The seafood Calzone is fantastic. The best pizza I have ever eaten. If you can call in and try it then you won’t...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank NijYorkshire
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Tom J
27 August 2016|
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Response from Antony H | Reviewed this property |
They jsually do but I cannot comment on tonight specifically. I suggest you 'phone them to ask..
David C
18 April 2015|
Response from TIJIOM | Property representative |
Hello David, I believe you've already made a booking with us. We look forward to welcoming you tomorrow.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$39
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Villa 5 Villa Marina Arcade, Villa Marina Arcade, Douglas IM1 2HN (Formerly Davison's The Italian Job)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Isle of Man  >  Douglas
  • Phone Number: +44 1624 676905
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