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Molino's Ristorante
Molino's Ristorante

Molino's Ristorante Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.molinosristorante.com
  • Phone: (239) 992-7025
  • Hours of Operation: Daily: 11:30am - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Kenny Purisico
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine Bar
  • Special Events & Promotions: Available for buyout and parties up to 60 people private, also private VIP table in wine cellar for up to 12 people.

Getting there

  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from Molino's Ristorante
At Molino's Ristorante, owner and native Italian Kanuccio Purisico captivates diners with a menu of mouthwatering Northern Italian fare. Dishes of calamari fritti, and clams oreganato entice appetites, and burbling waterfalls beckon outdoors as patrons find themselves in sunny Adriatic here in beautiful Bonita Springs. Our culinary team dazzle guests with authentic dishes such as the lambata di vitello alla griglia, a grilled veal chop accessorized with hot cherry peppers and mushrooms, or the rollatine melanzane, ricotta cheese rolled into thinly sliced eggplant and topped with tomato sauce. For those searching for ocean-fresh seafood try our salmone onde e terra, a cut of broiled salmon luxuriously lounging in a rich cognac sauce with a posse of peas, prosciutto, and mushrooms.Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
Diner Reviews
  • "Overall the food was tasty and presentation was appealing. The clam appetizer was definately too small in size of clams and portion served. The crem brûlée was not properly prepared ( not crusted on top) and fruit was not included."
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "Always excellent. Everything is always perfection."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "The food was excellent and the service was #1. The waiter was very attentive. Thank you."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "food and service was good, although it was a bit pricey to go there more often."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Very good menu selection, and the choices prepared very well. Service very good. Outdoor seating very comfortable."
    Dined on 1/20/2014
  • "Very good selection of entrees. Service staff always avalable. Tables set apart enough so that noise level was low."
    Dined on 4/24/2014
  • "A restrauant well worth visiting...you feel like THIS IS A GOOD NIGHT OUT..OUTSTANDING STAFF."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "We had guests from out of town for this dining experience. They loved it. We have been several times and food if wonderful. I would recommend Molinos to anyone that wants a nice relaxing dinner. One of our favorites. "
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "Excellent food and portions are not so large that you cannot eat all that is served. A bit on the pricey side but we have always had excellent food and good service every time we have been there."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "We found the food to be fantastic. The waiter recommended a nice Italian red wine@ $75 and it was worth every penny. The ambience outside on the patio was awesome with ne exception. The plastic chairs that are used on the patio have to go. When at a nice restaurant and sending $75 on a bottle of wine, I don't want to be sitting on lawn furniture. C'mon guys, raise the standard outside on the patio too."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "We have lived in the area for 10 years and wondered why no one ever mentioned Molinos-now we know! Food is fair at the best and prices are way too high. Service at first was disorganized where a bus boy took the wine order and had no idea what was what. Many other area restaurants have much better food and a better dining experience. Forget this place and keep driving . We will NEVER RETURN . "
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "We have dined here on many occasions and have always been pleased. The Veal Marsala is delicious and the Chilean Sea Bass is out of this world. You can't go wrong if you choose this restaurant! "
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "The food was different and excellent. The service was very good. Would return again the next time in the area."
    Dined on 4/27/2014
  • "We are from chicago and have many great italian restaurants to compare to. I would rank Molinos at the top with these as the food was authentic well presented the staff which most sooke italian made the atmosphere even more authentic. We will be back to continue to work our way through the menu and wine list. "
    Dined on 4/23/2014
  • "We were a large group and we were handled efficiently and quickly. Because there were children in the group we were put where we would not bother other diners. We had no complaints about the food or service. Everyone was happy with their food, osso buco, Dover sole, and pasta dishes were excellent. Hope this was helpful."
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "Very good food with a friendly professional staff. Always worth a visit."
    Dined on 4/14/2014
  • "Nice restaurant and easy to get in. Not as busy as many of the other restaurants. I ordered Fettucini with salmon in a pink sauce which was very good but my husband ordered the spaghetti with meatball and sausage and it came with a quarter of a sausage. He also had meat sauce as a special request which was a good thing or it would not have been enough. Service is very good though and hopefully they will survive with all of the changes going on in the shopping plaza where they are located."
    Dined on 4/2/2014
  • "Nothing exceptional just OK. Service very fast and attentive"
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "We were caught in the craziness of waiting in line for dinner in season at another restaurant , when I pulled out the phone and used open table to find this great little place. I got a table within 15 minutes of booking it. The decor was very nice we were seated at a nice table for two. Our waiter was a true gentleman, and the service was great! The food was very good, we both ordered from the specials of the day menu and were pleasantly surprised. If you haven't tried Molino's you should. When we are back in town we will be back."
    Dined on 3/25/2014
  • "There are many inexpensive Italian pizza shops and restaurants in the area, but this restaurant is the real McCoy! The atmosphere was lovely, and our waiter Luigi was right from Italy!! Nice to hear Italian accents when you are imagining yourself in Italy! The food was excellent."
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "We sat on their outdoor patio. Nice spot and we liked that we could bring our dog. However, food was average at best and very over priced for the quality. Cannot recommend."
    Dined on 3/19/2014
  • "Excellent Oslo bucolic. Good service, fast and attentive. Waiter a little haughty but otherwise excellent."
    Dined on 3/19/2014
  • "Had a group of 10 plus a toddler and ate outside. Everyone enjoyed the evening. Great service and wonderful food. Nicely priced wine list. Great pasta dishes."
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "Heard a lot of good things,but was very disappointed. Table cloth was not changed and had tomato sauce all over it. Portions were small but the prices were not."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "We have been going to Molinos for 6 years now and each time they make us feel like we are guests in their homes. From Kenny to Luigi they make you feel like family. The stuffed chicken special is outstanding as are every app on the menu. Best thing is they will make you anything you want if you just ask. Don't forget to enjoy a chilled limoncello before you go."
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "This was our first time to this restaurant and everything was excellent. Great food and great service. They did a great job in accommodating our every need. Very friendly and the menu is excellent. We had a great night and will return again soon. 5 Stars!"
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "We go to Molino's at least a couple times a month and are never disappointed; sitting on the outside patio is delightful on a balmy Florida evening..."
    Dined on 3/9/2014
  • "First time here. Wine by the glass was very reasonable priced and good tasting. Both of our meals were cooked correctly and tasted great. We will be back and bring our friends."
    Dined on 3/3/2014
  • "We have been to Molino's many times before and this is the first time we were seated outside. We discovered very soon that is was hard to get a waiter to discover us! Finally, the bus person noticed our distress and really cranked things up..our waiter came, bread magically appeared and was replenished, and he even told us that our orders were put ahead of others because they knew we waited so long. I am not sure what is exactly correct in that regard, but once Al noticed us the evening went smoothly and the food was fabulous! Next time, however, we will sit inside!"
    Dined on 3/3/2014
  • "I was pleasantly surprised. Food was excellent along with the service."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "Ambiance and wine list supports well defined menu featuring some favorites and specials. Food was excellent and served timely and service was very aware of diners needs and returned to table multiple times during dinner to determine if any of the diners at our table of 4 required any additional service. The veal chop and dover sole are superb!!"
    Dined on 2/27/2014
  • "We attended Molino's on a Thursday evening in season. Energetic atmosphere which did translate to noisy, but not in a bad way. The high ceilings and lack of room dividers made group conversation a challenge for the hearing impaired with hearing aids. Wait staff was there but not overbearing. We all enjoyed our food and would definitely return."
    Dined on 2/27/2014
  • "I took a client here for dinner last week and was very impressed with the food and service. Milinos is a hidden gem for those searching for a 4 to 5 star restaurant in the Naples area."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "Disappointing food and fair service. Would not recommend."
    Dined on 2/19/2014
  • "We visit Florida every year and eat dinner at your restaurant at least 3 or 4 times. The dinners, lunch and yourr waiters are always excellent. My favorite is your Sea Bass."
    Dined on 2/19/2014
  • "Hard to find in a dark 1/2 empty retail Not a " Greeter" The" Hostess" started off asking us if we wanted to eat inside or out. Not familiar with restaurant we paused for a second and she said "follow me" We followed thinking she was going to show us the patio section but she sat us at the 1st available table in a LOUD dining room. I received a warmer welcome from my X wife in divorce court. Then we met our waiter who wanted us to order 2 min after giving us our menu. The rush was on! After asking him if he could recommend an appetizer which he couldn't .he told me to " read what is on the menu" I asked about a salad and he took the menu out of my hand and read it. CHECK PLEASE! We Left Spend a few extra $ & try Angelina's"
    Dined on 2/19/2014
  • "As always we had a great time. We ate outside and had excellent service."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "We have never had a bad meal at Molino's. Nick is our favorite waiter! The staff and owner are fantastic!! The food is awesome so many dishes to choose from! Veal Parm is my favorite and Dover Sole is wonderful!"
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "The atmosphere is quite nice, but a little noisy for what I prefer in a romantic dinner setting. The food was excellent, with the star actually the red sauce that was liberally applied to the veal dish and was generously applied. The appetizer of tomatores with mozzarella could have used more balsamic, but what was there was quite tasty. The waiter was good, and I will definitely be back to further explore the menu."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Food was very good but the Greeter was less than friendly and the waiter was taking care of too many tables so we were left to sit and wait between each drink and then dinner. Things have changed over the last year and not for the better. I hope they get there act back to the way it was a couple years ago."
    Dined on 2/14/2014