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About Arabellas Italian Ristorante

Welcome to Arabellas Ristorante, located in Time Square, the heart of historic downtown Winter Haven. We offer the best Italian and Mediterranean cuisine, created from the freshest ingredients and served in a warm, elegant atmosphere.

Arabellas Ristorante Reservation Policy:
• The day of your reservation, please let a representative of Arabellas know in advance should you be running late by calling (863)293-1797.
• Please note, your reservation will be held for 15 minutes from the time of the original reservation. Without notice of late arrival, Arabellas has the right to release the table.
• Special Events and Holiday Reservations will require a deposit for all reservations.


346 W. Central Av.
Winter Haven, FL 33880
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian, Mediterranean

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday ~ Friday 11:00am - 2:00pm
Dinner: Monday ~ Saturday 5:30pm - 9:30pm

Cross Street:
4th Street SW

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(863) 293-1797

Website:
http://www.arabellas.us/

Entertainment:
That Musical Guy, Christopher Bell (Pianist)

Parking Details:
Street parking and Public lot available

Executive Chef:
Juan Velez

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Special Events and Holiday Reservations will require a deposit for all reservations.

Arabellas Italian Ristorante Ratings and Reviews

5
4
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4.9

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.9

service

4.8

ambience

4.8

value

4.7

Noise

Quiet

100% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Anniversaries (41)
Special Occasion (39)
Romantic (37)
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Good for Birthdays (35)
Good for a Date (35)
Live Music (28)
Worth the Drive (27)
Creative Cuisine (22)
Authentic (21)
Notable Wine List (20)
Neighborhood Gem (20)
Quiet Conversation (18)
Cozy (15)
Fit for Foodies (15)
Pre/post Theatre (11)
Business Meals (10)
Handcrafted Cocktails (9)
Great for Lunch (9)
Good for Groups (5)
Healthy (5)
Seasonal (5)
Casual (4)
Local Ingredients (4)
Comfort Food (3)
Disabled Access (3)
Scenic View (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Fun (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Bar Seating (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Great Beer (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
People Watching (1)
Spicy (1)
Vegan (1)
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·Dined 4 days ago

This was approx. our 5th visit - 2nd time to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We live an hour away, and find it absolutely worth the drive. Wonderful service and delicious food - definitely a special place.

Tags: Romantic, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Live Music, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive
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food5
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 (Orlando)·Dined 4 days ago

Arabella’s was as it always has been SPECTACULAR. My husband and I come here often sometimes alone and many times with friends. We have always been pleased with the food, and we especially like Saturday nights with the piano player. A great restaurant for a special occasion or just for a night out.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Worth the Drive
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·Dined 5 days ago

Excellent restaurant with top-notch service, food, ambiance, and piano player.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Spicy, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Sunday Lunch, Great Beer
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food5
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 (Orlando)·Dined 6 days ago

Always a pleasure dining at Arabella's! Great food and fantastic service which was perfect for a post Valentine dinner!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Live Music, Authentic
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food5
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 (Orlando)·Dined on February 13, 2018

Enjoyed the place a lot, will be back for sure..........................................lll

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Live Music
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food5
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 (Orlando)·Dined on February 13, 2018

This was our first visit to Arabella's and it won't be our last. From start to finish, it was excellent. The noise level in the dining room was quite low, adding to the overall experience.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Great for Lunch, Cozy, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic
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 (Tampa)·Dined on February 12, 2018

A great place for any occasion. Awesome food and service!!!

Tags: Authentic, Good for Anniversaries
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food5
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 (Tampa)·Dined on February 12, 2018

The staff was really nice. The food was enjoyable. I would like OpenTable to get the message that the reserving system was flawed. The restaurant didn’t see our reservation until the time of our reservation. When we first arrived, they could not see that we had a reservation.

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food5
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 (Orlando)·Dined on February 10, 2018

The food is prepared to perfection. Superb service, always. A little gem tucked away. Wine could be a little better.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on February 7, 2018

Amazing food and customer service. My husband and I enjoy coming here for special occasions. We always enjoy the entire experience, especially the fresh Caesar salad and steak prepared table side. My favorite is the Steak Lady Diane because the beef is so tender, it melts in your mouth. I also enjoy the molten chocolate cake for dessert. There is live piano music and the musician takes requests. The staff are very attentive. My husband got five forks last time we were there 😁

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Live Music, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Gluten Free Options
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food5
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 5, 2018

Delicious experience from beginning to end. The waitstaff was very professional and discreet. The piano playing in the background added to the ambiance of the evening. Our dinners were all done to perfection. We highly recommend Arabellas especially if wanting a special dining experience. We will definitely return.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem
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 (E. Tennessee)·Dined on February 2, 2018

An all around Wonderful experience. Staff was informed and professional. Food was delicious and ambiance pulled it all together.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation
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 (Toronto)·Dined on February 1, 2018

With friends perfect lunch.

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food4
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 (Orlando)·Dined on January 31, 2018

I look forward for any chance to have lunch at Arabellas. The grilled salmon is delicious and my favorite.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Casual, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Tampa)·Dined on January 30, 2018

This is by far a 5-Star experience! I have never been let down at Arabella’s. The service, the food, and the table side preparation of items such as the Chateaubriand, Caesar salad, or the Cherries Jubilee. Simply amazing.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on January 30, 2018

It was a very nice meal. We were meeting some good friends from out of town and Arrabella’s was the first place we thought of. Always excellent food. The Tiramisu is the best-hands down.

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food5
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 (Tampa)·Dined on January 29, 2018

Great date night spot! Piano entertainment and food was excellent

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals
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 (Orlando)·Dined on January 27, 2018

We have enjoyed the piano player every time we come. It is very romantic. Food was fantastic. Best restaurant in town.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine, Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Authentic, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Cozy
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food5
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 (Orlando)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Very warm and inviting dining spot. The food was great, piano music was pleasant and enjoyable. Our friends from south Florida are already looking forward to a return visit!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem
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food5
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 (Orlando)·Dined on January 26, 2018

This place is amazing. Loved the food, atmosphere and service. 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Live Music, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies
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food5
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on January 24, 2018

I was shocked at the level of poor service from the waiter. It was so bad that my whole family felt we were deliberately ignored for whatever reason. I had to ask for the owner to assign a different waiter to our table. You have lost a customer and I will certainly not recommend you to anyone anymore. And you did not cook my husband’s steak correctly and you forgot that we were there to celebrate a birthday!!

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 (Orlando)·Dined on January 20, 2018

This is an exquisite restaurant. The food, the service, the atmosphere, the piano player, it is all exceptional. I can't say enough good things.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Live Music, Creative Cuisine
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 (Tampa)·Dined on January 18, 2018

Arabella's is always and exceptional dining experience. Not only is the food outstanding, the service is professional yet personable. It's like we are in a restaurant in Tuscany. My wife enjoyed her favorite - Eggplant Lasagna, and I enjoy my 'go to' dinner - Veal Marsala. I have never been disappointed by the quality of the veal and the sauce is absolutely delicious. It has been a few months since we visited Arabella's (we live in Tampa),,,,but we are already looking forward to our next visit.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Tampa)·Dined on January 18, 2018

Well above expectations. A big surprise. Don't change a thing!

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food4
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 (Orlando)·Dined on January 16, 2018

This was our second visit and it was wonderful both times. Look forward to the next.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Romantic
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food5
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 (Orlando)·Dined on January 15, 2018

Terrific food served in a xlassy ambiance with excellent service.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Disabled Access
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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on January 9, 2018

We had a wonderful experience at Arabellas on January 9the to celebrate my husband's birthday and our wedding anniversary. The food was excellent as usual but our dinner was made special by the service we received by the staff, especially our server Justin. We will definitely return.

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 (Tampa)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Always a wonderful time! Great wait staff that is very attentive. Live piano. Fabulous food. Best ambiance in town!

Tags: Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (Orlando)·Dined on January 6, 2018

This is my second visit to Arabella's and, while it requires a drive of more than an hour and a quarter, it will not be my last. On this occasion, my wife and I brought friends along and they too plan to return. The food stimulates your tastebuds, no matter which menu item you choose. The service is impeccable. The owner is cordial, attentive, well-educated and talented. The available environments within the establishment make it a viable destination for everything from cocktails or pizza to fine dining.

Tags: Healthy, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Live Music
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food5
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 (Orlando)·Dined on January 5, 2018

The food was excellent. Will definitely be back.

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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on December 30, 2017

excellent italian food but also steaks, seafood and other dishes that are very good I drove from Disneyworld and it took about 30 minutes and well worth the ride nice change for my family

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Live Music
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Beautiful, romantic.
The only detail is that I made my reservation for 9 pm and they called me to tell me they didn't have tables for 9 and I had to move it to 8pm. Not a big deal this time but it is the firt time a restaurant does not take the open table hour that I select.

Great experience. try the lady diana and they will cook it next to your table. Great show.

best dining experience I have had. My wife loved it.

Tags: Authentic, Special Occasion, Cozy, Romantic, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 19, 2017

This is our go to place for special events. We are never disappointed it is great atmosphere, food and service.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Live Music, Good for Birthdays
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 18, 2017

Great food. Best Italian around. Great service and attention by staff. Pleasant music by Christopher. Great for special occasions.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 16, 2017

It was amazing food and service . We would recommend it 100%

Tags: Notable Wine List, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 14, 2017

10 year wedding anniversary!!!

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 (Louisville)·Dined on December 12, 2017

My husband took me there for dinner for my birthday. The calamari and the veal picatta were delicious and the wine was excellent. The piano music was very pleasant. We had a lovely evening.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List
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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 12, 2017

Truly our favorite . We have spent both of our anniversaries here and both times left feeling ... what a perfect night. Food, service, ambience, value are all first class. Highly recommend for a date night or a special celebration. Superior describes everything about Arabella’s.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Handcrafted Cocktails, Live Music, Authentic, Romantic, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays
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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 11, 2017

We celebrated our sons 35th birthday. The entree and dessert was excellent. We are repeat customers and recommend friends to try it out. Piano and accordion made it a nice ambience thru out our meal.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Seasonal, Live Music, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Cozy, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Disabled Access, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 8, 2017

My wife is sensitive to many foods. The floor manager spotted a delivery mistake, on the servers part, and immediately corrected it. What ever he is being paid it is not enough. The floor manager was not even in the immediate area. GREAT WORK !!!

Tags: Casual, Seasonal, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, People Watching, Paleo Friendly, Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Gluten Free Options, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Live Music, Creative Cuisine, Vegan, Healthy, Pre/post Theatre, Bar Seating, Good Vegetarian Options, Romantic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Authentic
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