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Limoncello South

4.5
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100 Reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
Limoncello South is a sister restaurant of Limoncello North. Chef Gary is world renown for his amazing Italian Cuisine. We are open for dinner only.
We have live music on Thursdays, Friday, Saturday

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
What 100 people are saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.4
service
4.4
ambience
4.2
value
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88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Delicious food and outstanding martinis!

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vipKathy
Philadelphia
24 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Our first time at limoncellos, we ate outside on the patio which was very nice, we the social distancing at this time, We are not ready to be indoors at any restaurant right now with the virus. The food was good I was a little disappointed in my chicken marsala because the chicken could’ve been a lot more tender but the flavor was good. The service was good in the beginning and then as the night went on it got became slow. I had to eventually get up and bring the credit card inside to be processed. All in all I would go back and Try it again. would recommend limoncellos as a go to restaurant.

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JohnM
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience2

Hard to rate fairly as we were the only diners at 5:30 on a Sunday night. Spooky. In general I found it to be overpriced. Restaurant next door was almost full.

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RobinH
Jacksonville
3 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

very good food n service! have been there several times n have really enjoyed it!

MO
MarianneO
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We enjoyed our experience at Limoncello in New Smryna Beach. Good food, service and pleasant Family atmosphere. We will visit again !

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vipOpenTable Diner
Orlando
2 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Server was bad and never came around to refill drinks and take more cocktail orders. Didn’t get wine until almost done with meal.

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vipLovinglife
Tampa
8 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service2ambience5

We were greeted by the host with a smile and good Italian welcome. Outdoor dining was preferred due to Covid. Excellent chicken piccata. This dish is one of my favorites and I can say it was equal to the best I have ever had. My wife had the lasagna and she really enjoyed it. Large portions. Desert was fabulous. We had the pistachio cake and the lemon cake (forgive me for not remembering the names). Cake is not my preferred desert choice, but both were so light and fluffy. I would eat both again. What a surprise for us? We palm to return to Limoncello on our next visit to the area. Everything was perfect except for the service. The server did not seem to want to work that night and was subpar.

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vipRoberto
Orlando
26 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall3food2service5ambience2

Great service but disappointed in the food

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MaryS
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere. Sinatra singer was a nice bonus.

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FrannieM
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Some confusion between Happy Hour and Early Bird, we wanted both! If your there for Happy Hour they want you to be at the Bar, where Blaze took good care of us! Early Bird you can sit anywhere...All 3 of us ordered off the Early Bird Specials Menu ($19.99) and none of us were disappointed. Mondays are 1/2 price for Martinis $7.00, still a lil hefty in price, but tasty!

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PattenGator
Jacksonville
2 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Luigi is an incredibly attentive owner. Gary is a phenomenal wizard of Italian cuisine. Can't say enough about Limoncello.

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MaryroseH
Savannah
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Very nice selection. Waitress was lovely and helpful making food selections.

RM
RMD69
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome experience!
From the excellent food to the great service, they always hit em with the Hien.

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hankb
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

arrived for 7 pm reservation at 645. there was only one table available and by the looks of the line at the front door we decided to take it it was very cramped. We were never given menus. we sat there for 40 minutes and we were never were approached by anyone, so we left.

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JimE
New England
5 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great quality. For special occasions because of the price but well worth it. Can be a little loud if there is special entertainment, but we sit outside so it’s no problem. Our favorite in New Smyrna Beach.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Limoncello south is a hidden gem, that should not be overlooked. The food... INCREDIBLE. The staff was extremely inviting, and made you feel at home. Their service was wonderful, and will always come back when in New Smyrna Beach!

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vipWillD
Orlando
3 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always Amazing!!!! Never disappoints! The food, ambiance, service is incredible.

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OpenTable Diner
Orlando
8 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the food and service is amazing!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall2food3service4ambience3

We were excited to try this place. Had heard a lot of nice things. We have only been out to a few places and read on their website that they were practicing social distancing and not full capacity for indoor dining. We arrived at 5:40 and there were only a few tables with patrons. Within the next hour the place was full and not all tables were of 6ft social distance. There were a lot of tables. The service was good though the majority of the employees had their noses hanging out of their masks and kept touching their masks. We ordered drinks and then when we got them found out they were out of the liuxardo cherries. We ordered margarita flatbread off of the happy hour menu and it was basically a fat pizza with sauce and cheese. It was certainly NOT flatbread. The beet appetizer was delicious. There were four of us and three of the meals were great. The fish special (though it was different then what the server said it would be), the gnocchi, and the veal Marsala were all very good, seasoned well and hot. I ordered the pear and Gorgonzola ravioli. It came out cold so I sent it back to be warmed up. It came back burnt and hard as a rock to where I couldn’t cut it. It looked like it had been placed under the broiler. The server then told me a new one would be made. When it finally came out, everyone else was almost done eating, it was just alright. The Gorgonzola was very overpowering and I could not taste the pear at all. At no time did a manager come over to address the issues or anything. We were given limoncello after our meal to smooth things over. It appeared that our server was proactive and spoke to the manager about everything. We have all worked in the food service industry and understand that things don’t always go perfectly. This is not an inexpensive restaurant and with that comes a certain standard. I don’t believe those standards were met on this occasion. I’m disappointed that I am not posting a rave reverie today, I was really looking forward to it.

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vipkatecooks
Orlando
123 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went for our anniversary. We reserved “ our” table and it was ready when we arrived. Pablo is an excellent server. Our food was delicious. Can’t wait to return.

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Carol
Orlando
2 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great drinks food and service.

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JoeA
Orlando
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We could not believe how good this restaurant was. You would never think when you pull up to a place in the corner of a blue shopping center, by a Beall’s, that you were in for that type of dining experience. The food was as good as any Italian I’ve had. HIGHLY recommended!

JC
JandC
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

The food and service were 5 star. Lack of social distancing would be my only reason for not returning in near future. I would recommend for their delicious food but not at this time. Every table inside was seated.

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vipWillD
Orlando
4 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredible food, service and atmosphere! Love this place!

JD
JohnD
1 review
Dined on August 22, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience4

First time ever the food wasn’t as good. Usually everything is delicious. This trip, food was not as good. No flavor. Won’t give up on them! Our favorite restaurant and every restaurant has a bad night.

SG
vipScottG
Orlando
3 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Been several times and never disappointed

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LynneM
Orlando
5 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

From the second we walked in we were treated like a long lost family members. Our server made outstanding and spot on recommendations for what was truly an exceptional meal! We are already looking forward to our next visit.

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vipkatecooks
Orlando
124 reviews
Dined on August 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love this restaurant and visited often before Covid. We now dine outside. We are happy to report the food and martinis are still delicious. Juan Pablo is an excellent server.

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MicheleDee
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I went for a early bird dinner I had osso bucco with a side of orzo, and it was amazing. It came with a glass of wine. I shared the appetizer of eggplant which was delicious. I received a phone call from my doctor in the middle of dinner and took the call. We dined outside so I was able to speak to my doctor and it wasn’t too loud. The martinis were excellent also.
I will definitely go back!

TK
ThomasK
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was excellent and the food was superb. The attention to detail was so good. Friendly staff and willing to please.

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OpenTable Diner
Tampa
11 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was amazing and attentive. Food portions were huge.

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MargaritaN
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I am a foodie and Limoncello is by far one of the best restaurants in New Smyrna Beach! We needed it. Once you go, you will be back for more great food.

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JimE
New England
6 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best ever in NSB! You need to visit and have a great dinner!

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vipGailygirlTexas
Cleveland
74 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful service from start to finish!! So nice to meet the owner - he was so kind, personable and generous! Our server was excellent and the food delicious. This was our first time here and we had a small, very small, complaint with one of our steaks. This was quickly corrected and we were given a free generous portion dessert of our choosing to make up for this. Also, they gave us a delicious piece of limoncello cake to take home. Soooo good!! We picked this spot due to the fact that they are taking every precaution during COVID. Thanks for that and for a nice evening out!! We look forward to returning and highly recommend. Nice to see a restaurant with the owner and staff being so personable and caring.

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georges
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good time Good Food Virus protocall limits interaction with staff

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SylvieandMike
Orlando
1 review
Dined on July 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The bread and pasta were super fresh! The piccata sauce was lemony and out of this world. Amazing entertainment and friendly diners and staff. We will be back!

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OpenTable Diner
Orlando
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and great service. Looking forward to returning again soon!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The owner came over to say hi we talked a little about Italy as the other waiters came over as well we felt special! ❤️ This will be my all-time favorite restaurant when we are in New Smyrna the food was amazing the best I’ve ever had and the staff was as well! I would say it is a dining experience I would recommend this place highly!

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OpenTable Diner
Richmond
2 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome experience! Service was perfect as well as the food!!

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RuthP
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff was warm and fun.
The food was excellent

FAQs

Limoncello South does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates and Uber Eats.

Limoncello South is rated 4.5 stars by 100 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.