Molino's Ristorante

4.7
1132 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
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.
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.6
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4.7
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4.6
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4.5
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vipTony
Naples
44 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great outdoor dining. Perfect Osso Buco

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DavidM
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent evening! Food was great and the service was great . We have never been before but will return!!

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vipase1707
New York Area
435 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Great meal in a wonderful setting with very good service. The only downside was the loud music with way too much base that was pounding during our meal
















We will return

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Andrea
Naples
5 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nick was our waiter. We have had him often and he as terrific. We will go back😊😊

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lindad
Detroit
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall3food4service3ambience3

Overall the food was good and the service wasn't terrible. I reserved through Open Table several days ahead of time and requested outside. When we arrived on time we were seated outside of the restaurant. We were cold and requested a heater and to turn the fans off on top of us. Our waiter said that was not possible as the over all mall ran the fans and they could not bring the heater to us????

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vipEagle2
Miami
10 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall2food2service5ambience2

Seating outside much too crowded with tables close together.
Ordered oreccheti - disappointed as pasta sat in too much liquid

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vipRobertB
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good Italian and very reasonable especially with the 20% discount in local paper

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vipMAC1
Naples
53 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Went to Molino's for a seafood salad as a lite dinner. Excellent salad and great service.

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vipjanhan
New England
31 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Got my favorite table next to the fountain and once again an especially wonderful dinner and dining experience. Thank you Molinos for making this happen in these trying times.
Will always return
Janis Hansen

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OpenTable Diner
Naples
5 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was excellent, out waiter Roberto was great!

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Trish
Chicago
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Authentic northern Italian cuisine. Brought back memories of our dinners in Italy.

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DeeDee
Atlantic City
5 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Pre dinner cocktails were delicious. Wine list is great although a little pricey. That is the reason for less stars in value.
The food was excellent, served at appropriate times and served hot. All of the servers - including bus persons were excellent.
But what really made this evening a great experience was the attention and professionalism of our server, Roberto. He could not have been more efficient attentive, or charming!
One complaint - ditch the outdoor plastic chairs!

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OpenTable Diner
Toledo
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wait staff was excellent, food was delicious

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vipEggman1963
Indiana
25 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2021
Overall4food5service2ambience3

Great food, service was so so. Our waiter seemed to not understand our questions regarding items size and oversold us. This was the only disappointing part of the meal.

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vipLupol
London
9 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service were very good!

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vipEdward
Cincinnati
4 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience2

Overpriced, poor service and they refused to accept my Open Table certificate. The manager was very snarky

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CarolynH
Naples
2 reviews
Dined on February 24, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Every thing was good ,service was good ,food was good , we ate out side but it was very loud . I did ask for outside but there was so many people that it was difficult to visit with our friends. The tables were placed 6 feet apart(which was very good) but the noise level was not good at all.

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vipDJRjr
Philadelphia
15 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great Italian food at fair prices with attentive service and plenty of room outside to enjoy outdoor dining without worry .

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KathleenH
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is one of our favorite places to go we love the veal dishes.

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vipPattyS
Columbus
19 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

We were a party of 8.
Service was a bit slow.

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vipGene
Baltimore
26 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience4

The chicken and eggplant dish arrived without the eggplant. Spinach instead
The waitress needs a lesson on being a friendly hostess. We realize the restaurant is busy but when paying a tidy price we don't like to be rushed

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vipScottW
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on February 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is our favorite restaurant in Southwest Florida. Food, service, and ambience are always perfect. We love the staff, who treat us like family. We will come here as often as we can.

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JimE
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were looking for a reservation with outside seating for 7. We were able to get one at Molino's. We were all very happy with the entire dining experience. Everyone enjoyed their meals and the service, atmosphere and noise levels were perfect for our group. My only complaint is the pricey wine list. But the food prices were so reasonable, I could overlook that. Bon appetit!

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vipNorthSouthDiner
New England
28 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2021
Overall2food3service2ambience4

Our party of four was very disappointed during our recent visit. Food was only ok, but what was much worse was the attitude and the inflexibility we encountered. One of us ordered a pasta dish. The other three ordered entrees that did not come with pasta (veal francese, chicken francese, and a shrimp dish) but were served on a bed of spinach. We all would have preferred to have these served on pasta and asked if this would be possible. We were told in a very abrupt manner, with no apologies "No Substitutions" We said that we would happily pay an upcharge for this change and received the same response. No pasta of any type is offered on the "sides" menu so that was not an alternative. I don't understand, since there is obviously pasta available, why our request couldn't be honored, or at least denied with an apology or an explanation. Again, this was not a matter of cost as we offered to pay for the substitution.

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vipMaryannR
Naples
39 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Our server, Joey, was terrific. He was so helpful to insure our table was well taken care of and never once intruded on us or interrupted our dining. The food was very good and the portions generous. We will return.

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MichaelA
Cleveland
6 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Sat outside. COVID protocols were followed. Felt safe. Food was good and delivered timely and with professional care.

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OpenTable Diner
Naples
6 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything from our salads to our two desserts was wonderful. We forgot how much we like having dinner there. We will be back soon.

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OpenTable Diner
Indiana
9 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Kenny is the perfect owner of a Restaraunt. Molino’s has become one of our top go-to places in SWFL. Kenny leads by example. Tremendous staff. Outstanding food. Inviting atmosphere. Amazing food. Solid wine list. Delicious food. And Miguel is an A+ server! Dean & Jackie

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MikeF
Chicago
9 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Molinos has to be the best Italian restaurant in Naples, Florida.

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vipPeter
New York Area
62 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2021
Overall2food1service3ambience3

I still do not believe what a terrible meal I received at a place 4.7 stars and a solid menu. We were a party of four and were in agreement that most of our orders were tasteless. Very very high in key ingredients. I ordered grilled octopus as a starter. I’ll forget about why mash potatoes with this dish, but the octopus was tough and I’m not sure what the brown gravy was. I had never seen this dish presented that way in Italy or in major US cities. The the biggest disaster was the entree - simple parpadelle pasta with rabbit ragu, a Tuscan specialty. To say it was awful, tasteless and with tough shredded meat would just be kind. I complained to our waiter that whoever devised and cooked that had no experience or an inkling on how this should have been prepared. To their credit they took it off the bill and along with Pepcin AC I survived. Just awful.

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vipShariS
Denver
7 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love Molino’s!!!!

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vipAlanB
Dubai
7 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent restaurant.

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Barb299
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This restaurant is a keeper. The food and service were wonderful. Very generous and well-presented servings. A variety of entrees was ordered from pasta, fish, and meat and all were delicious. The atmosphere was wonderful..especially if you are seeking outdoor dining.
Staff was very accomodating and friendly

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Titleist9
Cincinnati
12 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Table was ready. Food was mediocre and not hot. Waiter was attentive but hurried and placating.

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vipMokandr
Naples
9 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Food and table service was very good. The only problem was check in. We had a confirmed reservation for outside seating at 7:30. When we arrived the host showed us to an indoor table squeezed between 2 other tables. People were seated shoulder to shoulder. When I mentioned our confirmed outside reservation I was told that was good only if available. I was then told I would need to wait at least 45 minutes. When I said that was unacceptable we were reluctantly seared at an outside table. The rest of the evening was good. We have dined at this restaurant several times during the pandemic. This was the first time I felt we were treated badly. Given how much it costs to dine at molino’s, we should have been treated better.

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FrankR
Naples
2 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had the most delicious veal francaise...best I have ever had. Also, they have the best calimari in the Naples area!

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MelB
Naples
2 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

The ambience was great we sat outside with a table close to the water fountain.
Our food was good and the service was excellent. It was a very busy Friday night and the young female server was hustling and did a great job. MelB

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A Family gathering that was made special by Molino’s

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vipROBERTK
Pittsburgh
2 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding food and waiters

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vipLouA
Columbus
16 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Always great food and great service. One of our favorite places.

FAQs

Molino's Ristorante offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (239) 992-7025.

Molino's Ristorante is rated 4.7 stars by 1132 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.