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Best Italian Restaurants in Brandon


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A photo of Tasty Venues Italian Bistro restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Brandon
Booked 1 time today
Tasty Venues Italian Bistro is highly acclaimed for its authenticity and quality in delivering an exquisite Italian dining experience. Customers commend the restaurant for its outstanding service, welcoming staff, and particularly its chef, Cinzia, regarded as brilliant, friendly, and unwaveringly dedicated to her craft. The reviews are filled with praises for the perfectly balanced flavors and notable selection of Italian wines. This is not a place for run-of-the-mill Italian food; it's for those seeking a true Italian culinary journey led by a knowledgable chef. Regulars label it their favorite and feel that it never disappoints, frequently returning for the consistently delightful dishes.
A photo of Casa Santo Stefano restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Ybor City
Booked 50 times today
Casa Santo Stefano, a culinary haven for Sicilian cuisine lovers, stands among the best eateries in Tampa. It's renowned for its authentic Sicilian menu featuring an excellent variety of wines and enticing dishes, such as Panino Siciliano, Sicilian Hot Honey, and Tiramisu. A haven of rave reviews, patrons consistently praise its fantastic food, attentive staff, and warm, vibrant atmosphere. Many reviews emphasize the authenticity of the food, with one noting, "Get ready for the best authentic Sicilian food in the area!" Another states, "Well done Casa Santo Stefano, you captured the true taste of Sicilian cuisine." It's clear Casa Santo Stefano is a beloved staple of the region, always leaving a lasting impression on those who dine there.
A photo of Timpano Hyde Park restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Tampa
Booked 98 times today
Timpano Hyde Park delivers an unforgettably authentic Italian dining experience in the heart of Hyde Park. Raved about in numerous positive reviews, from their delectable dishes to their attentive staff, this restaurant has established itself as a culinary haven. Their menu offers a range of Italian classics, from antipasti like Giorgio's Meatballs and Tuscan Kale Caesar, to pasta dishes such as Cavatelli and Rigatoni. Their dessert selection features unique offerings such as tableside Bombaloni, a crowd favorite. One reviewer exclaimed, "Food was outstanding, some of the best Italian food we have had outside Italy!" This restaurant not only impresses with its food, but also with its comfortable atmosphere and top-notch service, providing an exemplary Italian dining experience.
A photo of Cena restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Tampa
Booked 12 times today
Cena is a highly-acclaimed restaurant recognized for its exceptional Italian cuisine. Numerous customer reviews applaud the unique blend of traditional Italian recipes and modern dishes. The fried artichokes appetizer comes highly recommended, with one diner remarking they would return just for this dish. The pastas are also outstanding, the eggplant and artichoke appetizers are praised for their delicious flavors. The restaurant's commitment to quality is evident through their dishes like Bronzinni, Ndjua Meatballs, Rustic Bolognese, and desserts like fresh peach cheesecake, tiramisu, and limoncello mousse. The service at Cena is commended for being excellent and friendly, enhancing patrons' dining experience. Chef Michael is given special mention, lauded for crafting some of the most delicious and creative Italian cuisine in the Tampa Bay area. It's the authenticity and innovation in their menu that makes Cena one of the best Italian restaurants in Florida.
A photo of Market at EDITION restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Tampa
Booked 16 times today
Market at EDITION offers a high-quality Italian cuisine experience, despite some stating that it has a small selection. Guests appreciate its intimate ambiance and attentive service. While a few reviews mention that its food needs to be more traditional, many guests enjoy its unique dishes, including pizzas and pomodoro pasta. Its casual Italian menu is well received, characterized by well-prepared dishes. The restaurant has a vibrant atmosphere, accentuated by its beautiful decor and views of the city from its rooftop bar. Guests also frequently mention the professional and polite staff, adding positively to the overall experience. Overall, Market at EDITION's good food, ambiance, and service make it a top choice for Italian cuisine.
A photo of Flor Fina restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Tampa
Booked 23 times today
Flor Fina is a highly recommended restaurant, applauded for its incredible atmosphere, excellent service and delicious Cuban-inspired cuisine. The establishment is praised for its wide wine selection and dishes such as the banana leaf snapper and ricotta gnudi, contributing to an authentic Cuban experience. Patrons rave about the "fusion" Cuban food and appreciate the nod to Cuban roots in Ybor. It is not just the food that makes Flor Fina stand out – the ambiance, decor, and even a two-man band playing traditional Cuban music, add to the dining experience. Despite mixed reviews about some dishes, the overall verdict is positive, urging visitors to try Flor Fina for a unique culinary experience.
A photo of Malio's Prime restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Tampa
Booked 23 times today
Malio's Prime, a gem located in Tampa, is hailed as an excellent steakhouse. The restaurant promises and delivers an exceptional dining experience, with reviewers commending the impeccable service and well-prepared steaks, calling them "perfectly cooked" and "the best in a very long time". The menu offers a variety of dishes beyond steak, from lobster escargot to grouper, all consistently praised for their exquisite taste. Offering an upscale ambience, convenient downtown location, and a 'best in Tampa' happy hour, Malio's Prime gives patrons a plethora of reasons to return. Moreover, the atmosphere is incredibly inviting, whether dining with friends and family or enjoying a quiet glass of wine. Truly, Malio’s Prime is a cornerstone in the Tampa steakhouse world.
A photo of Oggi Italian - Davis Islands restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Tampa
Booked 26 times today
Oggi Italian - Davis Islands is deeply appreciated by patrons for its delicious, authentic Italian cuisine. Located in Tampa, the restaurant offers a cozy and lively atmosphere that guests describe as reminiscent of dining in Italy itself. Known for a menu that boasts excellent Italian dishes, the restaurant has been noted for its mouthwatering eggplant meatballs, the pistachio chicken, and exquisite butternut squash ravioli. Its unique ambiance and food are consistently praised, with many eager to return on subsequent trips to Tampa. It's been deemed "the best Italian food in the Tampa Bay Area hands down" and is particularly noted for its wonderful service, making it a must-visit dining experience.
A photo of Chanta restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Tampa
Booked 13 times today
Chanta is a highly-rated restaurant tucked away in Tampa, renowned for its exceptional European cuisine. Patrons consistently laud the experience, referring to the venue as a "culinary treasure" and "authentic Eastern European cuisine." With mouthwatering dishes like goulash and schnitzel, fans liken the flavors to "mom's recipes elevated to simple perfection." Chanta is praised for its warm European ambiance, comprehensive wine list and unique dishes, heralded as a "gem" in the heart of Tampa. This family-run treasure apparently offers more than just food, it offers an experience. A must-visit for those seeking a taste of Eastern Europe in Tampa.
A photo of Bavaro's Pizza Napoletana & Pastaria restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Tampa
Booked 27 times today
Bavaro's Pizza Napoletana & Pastaria, located in Tampa, is celebrated for its authentic Italian cuisine. Customers continually praise the restaurant's wonderful food, excellent service, and cozy ambiance. A significant number of reviews echo that it serves the best Italian food in Tampa, including the 'most authentic southern Italian food that we've found in the USA.' The pizzas and pasta dishes are a particular highlight, often described as 'amazing' and 'perfectly cooked.' Moreover, the authenticity of the cuisine has been validated by Italian customers themselves, making Bavaro's a must-visit for anyone craving a slice of Italy in Tampa.
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