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Italian, Pizza, European
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

First time here, I visited as recommended by friends. Well the restaurant itself boring and dead, zero atmosphere it’s like I’m in a unfinished restaurant, tight, I’m talking about single section anyway. Food bit pricey but was tasty and fresh, service was great too. Some...of our orders in the pictures.More

Date of visit: December 2017
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Not the same of Rome or Milan but good, enough italiano, good service, right price and good service. I suggest.

Date of visit: July 2017
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

One of the best Italian food I've tried. Their steak and pasta is to die for coupled by beautiful ambience and good service delivered by a multinational team mostly Filipino. Will go back again.

Date of visit: February 2017
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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Quite and Comfort dinning place Service is good Cleanliness is good Presentation of staff - below average Food presentation is good Taste is good Price is Higher than others

Date of visit: December 2016
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

Gabbiano is a nice enough Italian restaurant. We ordered Quattro Formaggio, Chicken Escalope, Nagro and a bottle of Evian water. SR256. To be honest, for what we expected we were disappointed, we had been told it was fine dining but just didn't make the grade....Service was reasonable.More

Date of visit: January 2017
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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

It was nice experince, our order was penne with tomato sauce ,chicken soup and plate of three kind of Pasta. I liked the penne more than the tri pasta plate. Quiet and nice place.

Date of visit: January 2017
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Reviewed 25 December 2016

The food was tasty and good size portions. Decent selection on there menu. No gluten-free options ( not for me personally) speaking in general Service was very good! Only 1 bad remark & I left it with the Restaurant Manager....

Date of visit: December 2016
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Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Very nice restaurant. A bit more expensive but you get what you pay for. The gentle music helped create a very nice athmosphere.

Date of visit: December 2016
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Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

High quality atmosphere, great service and tasty food, recommend the fettuccine and grilled salmon. For me best Italian in Riyadh.

Date of visit: November 2016
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Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

I went last Saturday with my family to have lunch. The decoration is nice, family section upper floor either by left or using stairs. Not crowded if you like quite atmosphere. The waiters don't bother you while eating between courses. Good food, I recommend risotto.

Date of visit: August 2016
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Frequently Asked Questions about Il Gabbiano

Yes, Il Gabbiano offers takeaway services.

Il Gabbiano is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5