I keep trying this restaurant and can never figure out what attracts people. The Italian food is mediocre at best. I'm Italian and I know good Italian cooking. This leaves much to be desired.
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Huge menu. Incredible flexibility --- you can mix and match a dozen or so pastas (including gluten free), multiple sauces, and diverse ingredients to build your own dish. A nice list of Specials and Specialties. Don't miss the Rudy Junior's Shrimp pasta. I asked the...More
I've had a few things on their menu. You can tell the pasta is fresh out of the squeezer thingy. Lots of sauce! How can there be too much? Other placed barely even give you a ladle. The atmosphere is lovely and the staff very...More
Jujubee2015, We are delighted you've enjoyed your visits with us, even after the veal suprise! Thank you for your kind words and we hope to see you back in soon.
We had our son's wedding rehearsal dinner at Clara's and had about 45 guests. The function room was very inviting and the wait staff were friendly and helpful. The food was outstanding. This is Italian comfort food made onsite and each dish was so well...More
MTR14, Thank you for your kind words and for letting us be part of such a special event! We are delighted you all enjoyed yourselves and hope to see you back in real soon.
In spite of the place was packed , We were desapointed , basic italien/ american-way disses with too much tomato sauce.
Bomomo46, We are disappointed to hear you did not enjoy your visit with us. Thank you for giving us a try and we hope you will give us another chance.
Clara's in Woodbridge was tried by a group of three for the evening meal last night (a Tuesday) and all went well. We wanted to be able to visit in addition to enjoying a meal together. When first entering the dining area I was overwhelmed...More
ChiWind, We are delighted to hear you had an enjoyable visit and that our front desk was able to properly accommodate your needs. Thank you for your kind review and we hope to see you back in again real soon!
We really enjoyed the atmosphere at Clara's: open and bright. We ordered the Chicken Parmesan (3 solid stars) and Eggplant Lasagna (5 stars). The chicken parm seemed to be lacking breading and flavor. Disappointing because this dish is an Italian staple. As for service: I...More
Jen, We are disappointed to hear you did not enjoy your visit with us. We do not bread our chicken parm at all, which might account for the difference in taste than what you were expecting. As far as the issue of service, we will...More
Great Italian food! All pasta and sauces are homemade. The Limoncello Mascarpone cake is to die for.
FloridaHop, Thank you for your kind words! We hope to see you back in soon.
With their extended menu, you should be able to find something to please everyone's palette, including Gluten Free Dishes. From huge salads, over-flowing pasta plates to very tender chicken parm and tasty salmon dishes, no one was disappointed with their meals. A nice little fact-...More
2016maryG, Thank you for your recent visit and kind review. We hope to see you back in soon!
This is my favorite restaurant. I haven't had anything bad yet. This time I had the salmon and it was delicious! They relocated to a new building within the past 4 years and it is really nice and much better.
Denise, Thank you for your kind words and for being a long time customer! We hope to see you back in soon.