About Prato - Winter Park

Blending simplicity and inspiration, Prato celebrates cuisine from Italy's rich culinary landscape, seamlessly blending Italian classics with modern techniques and seasonal ingredients. Celebrated chef, Brandon McGlamery entices guests with dishes ranging from light primi and insalata choices to savory, handcrafted pastas and inventive Italian entrees. By offering a variety of Spanish and Italian varietals and blends, we help our guests to discover complex, unique and lesser known wines that excited and delight their palettes. With a long bar that runs through the center of the restaurant, dining at Prato offers a communal and social atmosphere.

124 North Park Avenue
Winter Park, FL 32789
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian, Contemporary Italian, Pizzeria

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Wednesday - Sunday: 11:30am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Monday- Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
Morse and Park Avenue

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(407) 262-0050

Website:
http://www.prato-wp.com/

Executive Chef:
Brandon McGlamery

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Prato - Winter Park Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

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4.6

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4.6

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4.4

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Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (39)
Creative Cuisine (36)
Fit for Foodies (36)
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Hot Spot (29)
Special Occasion (29)
Bar Seating (29)
Neighborhood Gem (29)
Good for Anniversaries (28)
Authentic (28)
People Watching (26)
Good for Birthdays (25)
Handcrafted Cocktails (25)
Fun (24)
Casual (24)
Vibrant Bar Scene (24)
Worth the Drive (23)
Great for Lunch (21)
Great for Outdoor Dining (21)
Romantic (20)
Cozy (18)
Comfort Food (16)
Local Ingredients (16)
Notable Wine List (15)
Happy Hour (13)
Seasonal (13)
Business Meals (12)
Pre/post Theatre (12)
Good for Groups (11)
Scenic View (11)
Sunday Lunch (11)
Tasting Menu (11)
Healthy (9)
Great Beer (8)
Late-night Find (7)
Quick Bite (7)
Great for Brunch (5)
Kid-friendly (5)
Organic (5)
Good Vegetarian Options (5)
Afternoon Coffee (3)
Disabled Access (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Tapas (3)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Live Music (1)
Live Sports (1)
Quiet Conversation (1)
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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined 2 days ago

Always a dependable place to impress.

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 (Orlando)·Dined 2 days ago

Rude hostess, made reservation in advance, had friend join us & was told he couldn’t be near our table in center of chaotic restaurant due to fire hazard, we understand but attitude VERY unnecessary! Asked server bring us Her Top 3 recommendations, once received tasted like salt shaker had accidentally spilled on our food. May be Corporate run but please Your STAFF are miserable & Food needs help! Seems like focus on Rollins kids who must be easier to lure...thanks for reminding me why we won’t return.

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·Dined 4 days ago

Awesome ! Best Italian food I’ve ever eaten

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 (Orlando)·Dined 5 days ago

My friend and I enjoy lunching here. Love the Winter Park location, the food and friendly service. Most especially, the well developed and varied wine list. The food is fresh and delicious and unique. Will definitely return. Good service!

Tags: Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined 5 days ago

Prato is always a good choice. The meatballs and the spaghettini mostardo are a must. This time we also had this great pizza with pears and goat cheese...I can't remember what it was called, but it was SUCH a good decision. Such great food every time.

Tags: Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Bar Seating, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on January 8, 2018

Overall excellent. Every time we go they never disappoint

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 (Orlando)·Dined on January 7, 2018

This was my 6th visit to Prato. I was celebrating my 1 year wedding anniversary. I made a reservation and requested a table for 2 NOT IN THE FRONT OF THE RESTAURANT. Walk in, tell them my name... they drag us over to the table 2 feet from the front door. I ask “you don’t have a table for 2 near the back?”. She says “No, those are reserved”. What? Isn’t that what a reservation is? Her response made no sense. After we were seated the waiter upsold me on my cocktail, but when it came out it was missing the items. I was cool with him and he made it right. We ordered several dishes to share as we’ve done in the past. On of the pasta dishes the waiter recommended was never served. Looking at the check we were billed for it even though it never arrived at the table. I told the waiter, he seemed astonished that we didn’t get it. I told him that it was fine but please remove it from the check.

We spent $150 on dinner for 2 and just felt like we weren’t treated in the way we’d expect in a restaurant like this. I guess we’ll go back at some point, but it’s not going to be soon.

Tags: Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Seasonal, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Bar Seating
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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on January 6, 2018

The food at Prato is always a delight: the duck confit is spectacular, the specialty crostini is intriguing, the calamari and meatballs are staples. The service is efficient and thoughtful. But best of all for this particular night — kudos to the kind hostess who held our table for is when we got stuck on I4 and were late for our 5:30 reservation. The place was hopping, with a line out the door, when we arrived, but we were taken straight to our table and were seated. It was such a relief to be treated so kindly, and we really appreciated this action from Prato.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Very active and fun place. Well trained wait staff, they know the food. They could loose the TVs.

Tags: Authentic, Casual, Happy Hour, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on January 6, 2018

I love everything about this restaurant and constantly go back there. It’s my favorite. I recently went on a Friday night (1/5/17) during the cold front so it was extra busy with no one wanting to leave because of the cold. This was causing reservations to get backed up and I could see that everyone was taking it out on the hostesses even though there was nothing they could do about it. Nonetheless, the hostesses kept their cool, stayed professional the whole time, and kept busting their butts to make sure everyone was happy. As a former waiter I felt so bad for them, but they were incredibly impressive to watch. I couldn’t believe they didn’t lose it on people. So if the owner or managers are reading this, give your hostesses a bonus or something because you don’t want to lose them!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Lunch, Happy Hour
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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Bar service was really slow this time. it was a Friday night, but we got our pizza out before our drinks made it to the table (bottle of wine). Our server was very personable, however he seemed weeded most of the time.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on January 4, 2018

As always great. One of our favorite restaurants.
We always appreciate the fresh seasonal ingredients and artfully prepared foods. We are big fans of the Farm to table movement.

Tags: Hot Spot, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Happy Hour, Authentic
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 (Orlando)·Dined on January 3, 2018

Amazing food. Wonderful service. Definitely will dine here again. :-)

Tags: Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Hot Spot, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on January 1, 2018

Wonderful time! Our server was a doll! Everyone was so kind. Will be back.

Tags: Vegan, Live Music, Seasonal, Disabled Access, Good for Anniversaries, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Birthdays, Hot Spot, Worth the Drive, Tasting Menu, Paleo Friendly, Comfort Food
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·Dined on January 1, 2018

Favorite local spot.

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·Dined on January 1, 2018

They did nothing special for New Years.
Disappointing

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Awesome service for brunch

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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 31, 2017

4th time dining at Prato. It never disappoints!

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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Food great as always but so noisy we could not hear one another speak. We were in front corner right under a speaker. We couldn’t even hear server as she explained the specials/menu. Slow service, server did not bring us wine when we ordered it and we had to ask a second time. Prato always wonderful food but noise is an issue.

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·Dined on December 31, 2017

This place is amazing! It never fails as a great date night for my husband and I.

Tags: Romantic
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·Dined on December 30, 2017

THIS IS OUR NEW FAVORITE AS WE JUST MOVED HERE FROM VERO BEACH WHERE WE HAVE LOTS OF WONDERFUL RESTAURANTS. GLAD TO HAVE FOUND YOU.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Late-night Find, Romantic
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·Dined on December 29, 2017

Food was excellent as always and our server was very good recommending food. He was very attentive and made suggestions to make our experience better. I will highly recommend this place and will definitely come back soon.

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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Great service and food; will be back.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 24, 2017

My husband Dan and I enjoyed our Christmas Eve dinner at Prato! Our waitress/server was energetic and fun! The dinner selections were delicious and moderately priced. We also enjoyed the ambiance. We'll be returning to Prato in the future!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, People Watching, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Kid-friendly, Bar Seating, Romantic, Great for Lunch, Scenic View, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Casual
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·Dined on December 24, 2017

My parents and I loved Prato! Our waiter Steven was very attentive without being overbearing, our meal was delicious, and the reservation wasn’t lost! Five out of five stars.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Great for Lunch, Casual, Hot Spot, Handcrafted Cocktails, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Notable Wine List, Seasonal, Comfort Food
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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Great location, handmade pizzas, solid wine list. The duck was average, almost under cooked, but the risotto was good and saved the dish. I wouldn’t order it again. Mussels and calamari apps were good.

Tags: Bar Seating, Casual, People Watching, Happy Hour, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Sadly Prato didn’t deliver this visit. Disappointed.
This used to be in our top 5 restaurants locally.
Service was good when we could find her.
Ordered the widow maker pizza and ordered an extra egg on top. When it was delivered , mentioned to our server that I only saw 1 egg on the pizza, she insisted there was 2, it was hidden under the arugula. NOT..only 1. It was delish so we let it go.
She disappeared for at least 10-15 minutes, never mentioned our anniversary until my husband who was tired of waiting for the check went outside to wait for me to pay the bill, our server brought a glass jar of something they called tiramisu for our anniversary.
While waiting I noticed the server resetting the table next to me holding all the silverware in her hands on the ends that go into the guests mouth. Just nasty and unsanitary. I expect more from Prato, unexceptable.

Tags: Business Meals, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on December 23, 2017

I loved every moment! I am definately coming back to try more things on the menu!

Tags: Scenic View, Great for Outdoor Dining, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu
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·Dined on December 22, 2017

Prato is a regular stop for us when in Winter Park. We made reservations to meet our daughter and her boyfriend as they moved to the area. The Prato hostess was wonderful and understanding when we called to say we were stuck in stand-still traffic on I4 and we would be 20 min late. The remainder of our group arrived on time. They ordered apps and drinks while they waited for us. The waitress was very friendly and provided menus but we waited a while before the apps arrived and of course, they came with our lunch. There were plenty of empty tables but she cheerfully rushed our plates along including taking one of our groups plate which was still half full. No offer for a doggie bag but she offered a take home bag for my one slice of pizza?
We ordered Moscow Mules with house vodka. The bill included special vodka. When we asked her, she hesitated and said " Let's see... Oh yes. That is the house Vodka." $8 for the mule. Additional $3 for house vodka. I have never been billed for a house cocktail on 2 line items.
All in all, we love this place and we chalked it up to lunch during Christmas week. We will return but expect more attentive service as in the past.

Tags: Casual, Hot Spot, Great for Lunch, Cozy, Quick Bite, Seasonal, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Great place

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Prato is my favorite restaurant in Winter Park. The service is excellent, the ambiance is perfect, and the food is next level. Seriously the best caesar salad I’ve ever had, and the pizza is perfection. Amazing wine list and the cocktails are incredible!

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·Dined on December 20, 2017

Waiter would not seat us away from the noisy standing patrons at bar. Would not even consider moving us. WAY too noisy. Could not talk at all. Hurried service. Wine was bad. cheap during happy hour, but think the bottle had been opened for weeks. I changed wine, but both glasses were bad. Always have liked the food, but now will reconsider going again. Cannot take the noise. Don't know why you allow drinkers to stand around and virtually harass the diners, who are spending quite a bit of time and money there. You are losing your reputation. There are many other good restaurants in the area that are more accommodating and more affordable.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on December 15, 2017

I was able to make reservation for when they opened at 11:30 so had a table right away. Zach was our server and did a great job, suggested the meatballs since this was our first time. Very good, kind of small for price but flavor more than made up for it. The lunch menu is smaller so the spaghetti wasn't available. Had the butternut ravioli, oh yum, tried the rigatoni as well, that was different but still good. atmosphere was great and we were lucky to sit by the front doors that they opened, so if you don't get a seat outside maybe lucky to get one by front doors. Everyone was friendly so very inviting place to go to. they do offer dessert, but we went next door to Kilwins and had some ice cream, so can't really comment on their dessert. Will definitely go back.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, People Watching, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Romantic, Sunday Lunch
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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Birthday and no one said or did anything

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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Great waitress, great service, great food!

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·Dined on December 15, 2017

Our waiter was amazing. Service was great

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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on December 12, 2017

I love Prato, we go whenever we are in Winter Park. I love their creative menu. On our last visit, we had great apps ( meatballs are delicious) and dinner. Both my friend and I had the garlic past ( I can’t remember the name of the pasta). Obviously it was homemade. We both thought the pasta was a bit over cooked because it was a bit gummy and not firm like we prefer. Our other friend had the butternut squash ravioli and raved about them. When it came time for Dessert, the Dessert that I picked, was not available. Anyway just because we were disappointed in our past dish, it won’t deter us from returning

Tags: Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene, Hot Spot
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vip
 (New Orleans)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Disappointing. The mussels in my pasta dish were very gritty. So so meal. Has come down a few notches.

Tags: Quick Bite, Sunday Lunch
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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Birthday celebration

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·Dined on December 9, 2017

The atmosphere was cozy and upbeat, the server was polite, sweet and very knowledgeable. I truly enjoyed the environment.

Tags: Comfort Food, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Cozy, People Watching, Casual, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries
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