Vincenzo Cucina Italiana

4.6
999 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
Local Owned and Operated Restaurant in the Heart Of I Drive Orlando. We specialize in Fresh Pasta, Homemade Desserts, Imported Italian Products and Specialty Cocktails. Award Winning Italian Restaurant Since 2014. We offer a Kids Menu as Well and have Patio Seating with great views of the Starflyer and Orlando Eye.

Orlando sentinel Foodie award 3 years Best Italian Orlando
USA Today 10 Best Best Italian International Drive
Orlando Best Bets winner Best Italian
Chef Vincenzo won Orlando Best Men & Women Of The Year 2019 and was Nominated & Industry Chef of the year. Casual attire, kids menu, Patio & full Bar. Whether it’s an intimate date or family gathering to wedding rehearsals or corporate events our Culinary Experts and Professional team caters to all. We offer private dining rooms for those intimate special occasions. Located on international drive by Icon Orlando and the Starflyer.


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Special menus

  • Prix Fixe Winer Menu $35

     $35.00 per person
    Nov 13 - Dec 31, 2020
    Enjoy our new Winter Prix Fixe Menu for $35. We will be Running this till end of year. *Choice of First Buratta & Prosciutto Butternut squash Soup Cheese Arancini *Choice of Second Seafood Lasagna Pollo Limoncello Braised Short Rib *Choice of Third Panna Cotta Tiramisu

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 999 people are saying
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vipDanielleTarantino
Orlando
10 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always exceptional service and excellent food!

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VictoriaK
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

They have a great menu and the most amazing wait staff. You will not be disappointed.

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martinm
1 review
Dined on November 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server Arnold was great, food is all house made and delicious,
If you like Italian, Vincenzo is a must

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MichaelH
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time/ won’t be out last! Arnold’s service, food and drink recommendations were top notch. The entire experience will bring us back again! Wonderful restaurant 👍

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DebaP
Orlando
1 review
Dined on November 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best places we have ever eaten for authentic Italian. Not from Orlando, but go there every time we are there.

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vipdiamondgroup
Richmond
343 reviews
Dined on November 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Prefix menu was very good!

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vipBill
Tampa
38 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent Italian food and nice variety. Nice wine list and excellent, attentive service. We eat here whenever we are in Orlando.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall3food4service1ambience5

Food was great, garlic bread is a must have. Everything tasted fresh and portion sizes were good. Dessert was supposed to have raspberry on it and we asked for extra but there was none. Our server was not nice at all, probably said 10 words to us in total. Party of 8 for a birthday with over $500 tab and he messed up the checks at the end. When I pointed it out he snatched them back out of our hands as if we had inconvenienced him, no apologies. Probably wouldn’t go back just based on the service.

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mickik
Philadelphia
12 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Very Good food. Really good service. Restaurant nearly empty but we had to sit by the bathroom due to
COVID so that was a minus. Prices were fair. I would be again.

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viprickster
Philadelphia
17 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service and ambiance. We had been to Ciao Italia many times before when visiting a Orlando but it was closed due to covid. This restaurant is owned by the same family. Same excellent food but served in a more upscale environment. We will definitely be back next time we are in Orlando.

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KIMD
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall4food5service1ambience3

Food was very good. A little pricy but not outrageous. Server was very rude, but only to the 2 table that had African-American. Other tables he was very welcoming and attentive.

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vipJustAGuy
Montreal
27 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience3

We were there for a quick dinner. We sat on the patio which borders a high traffic area with cars with loud stereos and exhaust. Bad idea sitting outside. The food was very good, the service was good and attentive but not outstanding. We had the caprese salad. No balsamic on it. Just olive oil. A ton of salt on the mozzarella made it hard to eat. The bolognese was good and the pasta sauce on my wife’s meal was not overly sweet which we like.

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cathyS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 4, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Friendly staff, food was fresh and tasty, served in a timely manner.

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Travelers1
Orlando
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very flavorful food and excellent service on a great ambiance

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vipMaddie
Orlando
37 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This restaurant never disappoints ... everything is always top notch and 5 star.
Service, food, ambiance .... that’s why it’s at the top of my list!!!!

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vipRandyW
Orlando
5 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience3

This place is okay. Nothing special. I would not consider dining there again. Everything was fine, but nothing was wonderful.

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OpenTable Diner
Orlando
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

It started off bad when they placed us in the corner of the restaurant. We were trying to enjoy our last night out for Magical Dining. We have experienced several restaurants during Magical Dining. This by far was the worst one of them all. All three courses were terrible. I was highly disappointed. We didn’t even finish our food. Even the dessert was bad. Save yourself some money and time by passing on this restaurant.

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Nanac
Orlando
23 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

We visited during Magical Dining 2020 and had never been before. I had the antipasti appetizer and it was huge and delicious, especially the mozzarella. My husband had the carpaccio, it was large but to me had a very sour dressing on it. I had the grouper with shrimp risotto. It was very good. My husband had the tortellini with steak. He said it was very good. I had the Limoncello cake for dessert and it was delicious and my husband thoroughly enjoyed the chocolate dessert. The restaurant was right by the Orlando Eye and since there was hardly anyone there it was a pleasant ride. I doubt if we would go again when there are a lot of tourists as we avoid very crowded areas.

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PamM
Orlando
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

What great Italian food! Everything was top notch from the salads to the garlic bread. Very attentive service.

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OpenTable Diner
Orlando
3 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Dinner was fantastic. Entrees were cooked to perfection. The service was gray as well! Highly recommend!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing experience and food was very tasteful!

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
6 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service

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vipSuze
Naples
24 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was excellent and well priced. A little bit noisy, so be prepared for that. If you book through Open Table, be sure to tell the hostess when you check in. She didn’t record ours. Don’t let that stop you, however. The food is the best Italian outside of the Northeast!

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JenniferS
Orange County
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great experience. Really good friendly service and the food was great. We celebrated 2 birthday's and they took really good care of us.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall1food1service2ambience2

Rude valet
Owner not wearing face cover according
Very disappointing ingredients
Food not fresh

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LisaC
Orlando
10 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place is a hidden gem. Fantastic food, excellent service, and nice ambiance.

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OpenTable Diner
Tampa
25 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first visit here while in Orlando and it was fabulous! The service was great, had the house Sangria, also great! Home made hot bread with olive oil was brought to the table. We ordered the chicken Alfredo and the Spaghetti Bolognese. Both were very fresh and tasty!!
We are adding this to our list of favorites and will definitely be back

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ClaraD
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

The food was delicious. Authentically Italian. Loved it.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Orlando
10 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was outstanding, excellent, superb! What more can I say??!! It was amazing. Our new favorite place!! 🙌🏼❤️😋

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Anniversary93
Orlando
12 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time going there and it won't be the last. Went to try out the Magical Dining menu. We decided to share the Carpaccio and the Antipasto. It was definitely the right amount. The Carpaccio was so fresh. The beef was sliced very thin. The arugula was a great touch and went well with the beef. The meat in the Antipasto also has was fresh. You get mozzarella, mortadella, prosciutto, salami with little black olives.

We both decided on the Cernia which was a pan-seared florida grouper, shrimp risotto with middleneck clams and a saffron tomato broth. This was out of this world. Such a wonderful combination of flavors. The risotto was cooked to perfection and that saffron tomato broth went well with the fish and the risotto. The service was excellent. Definitely would recommend it to all my friends.

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vipDateNightDiners
Orlando
13 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

We are locals and were pleasantly surprised by Vincenzo's menu, staff and attention to detail. (It is in the heart of tourist areas.) The food was authentic Italian and tasty. Our server was reasonably attentive and friendly as well as able to answer questions.

We were NOT impressed by their complimentary valet. He had NO concern for covid precautions - no mask and no respect for distance. He basically tried to put his entire head inside our vehicle where a passenger was seated when we stopped the car to ask a question. Furthermore, we noticed he was blocking people's access to the disabled parking spaces (against the law in FL), and also parked vehicles in the hashed sections between spaces. This is not only against the law, but dangerous (not to mention rude). If a wheelchair van is parked in one of those spaces, the car that pulls in the hashed section could be damaged when the ramp is extended.

In summary, go to Vincenzo, but park your own car further away. It's worth it to be safe!

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GMARASCIA
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

IF YOU WANT TRUE ITALIAN FOOD, I RECOMMEND IT, THANK YOU

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food and service was amazing. 10/10 would recommend. We started with the arancini rice balls, presentation and taste were one point. I ordered the gnocchi, delicious. My husband ordered the spaghetti and meatballs and added meat sauce. Best he’s had. For dessert we ordered the Nutella cheesecake and limoncello cake. Again, delicious. The atmosphere was great, service was excellent, and food was perfection. Best dining experience we had this trip. Food was so good we forgot to take pictures. This place is definitely worth a try- you won’t be disappointed!

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vipMmg99
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

our waiter Davide was molto carino! Antipasto selection was all our favorites - olives, mozzarella, prosciutto, salami, and awesome mortadella :) ArancIni were also delicious, hot with a crispy coating. tortellini w filet mignon tips was delicious especially the sauce, as was the fish (perfectly cooked) with risotto. The limencello cake and chocolate cake were so fresh and buonissimo! The wine list is extens and we selected a red cab very very good! Highly recommend Vincenzo!!

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OpenTable Diner
Orlando
2 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2020
Overall2food1service5ambience4

I have been to this restaurant twice and both times the service has been outstanding! Unfortunately, with that being said, I am not a fan of the food and have tried multiple menu items. I have had both the lobster ravioli and filet on separate occasions and I didn’t finish either entree.

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Bobh
Orlando
11 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Surprisingly good restaurant! Didn't expect such good, authentic Italian food right off of I-Drive. Will be back. Soon!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
16 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and wonderful service! Will visit next time in Orlando!!

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LeslieH
Baltimore
5 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wow! Absolutely unbelievable! This meal was amazing! I would give it 10 stars if I could! Service was impeccable...our server Arnoldo was not only so fun but so knowledgeable and on point! We loved him! My brother and sister-in-law did the Magical Dining but bc me and my husband don’t do dessert(although I tried theirs and they were amazing)! The drinks were incredible! I highly recommend the Espresso Martini or absolutely anything on the wine list which is fabulous! My brother said their Margaritas are the best he’s had and for an Italian restaurant, that’s saying a lot! The food?! Oh the food!!!! I had the Carpaccio and added truffle oil...it was perfection! My husband had the house salad, brother had the Carpaccio and sis had the Antipasto Plate...all were yummola! For our entrees my sister and brother had the Filet Tip Tortellini(he added shrimp) and Grouper w Shrimp Risotto off the Magical Dining Menu! Hubs had the GF pasta w Bolongnse sauce bc he’s Celiac and Vincenzo’s did a great job accommodating his allergy! I had what I like to call the Chef’s Special which was the Porterhouse w shrimp and scallops and I added a side of their Truffle Marsala Sauce which I could eat on dirt it’s that darn good! I always have a problem w my steak being cooked a true RARE and this team of chef’s KILLED IT! It was fabulous! Thank you Vincenzo’s for a fabulous and truly perfect meal! We will MOST definitely be back!

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vipDanny
New Orleans
37 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was GREAT. FOOD, SERVICE, ATMOSPHERE, SOME OF BEST ITALIAN FOOD I’VE EATEN IN A WHILE. THANKS

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vipDavid
Orlando
18 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Went for Magical Dining. Food was good and they have a small outdoor area, which is nice in the COVID era.

FAQs

Vincenzo Cucina Italiana does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates and Uber Eats. Vincenzo Cucina Italiana also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (407) 745-4030.

Vincenzo Cucina Italiana is rated 4.6 stars by 999 OpenTable diners.

Vincenzo Cucina Italiana does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://squareup.com/gift/5EK7FC0NC7CBK/order.

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.