Rocco's Italian Grille
Rocco's uses the freshest meats, produce, breads, special sauces and imported pastas that are the heart of fine Italian cooking. The result is a diverse culinary experience, offering a taste of favorite dishes selected from each region of Italy.
Wife and I were celebrating our 36th anniversary, she wanted Italian. Scott was a stellar add to our night with the best service and conversation throughout our meal. Food was fab!
Just fabulous! Amazing service, incredible food... thank you Rocco and staff for perfect evening.
Wonderful restaurant overall, and the food is exceptional! We can't wait to go back!
This was our third visit to Rocco's, the first being a couple of months ago. I had driven by this place hundreds of time and, one day, wondered why we'd never tried it. I looked at the menu and reviews and decided it was time to visit. Our first visit was my husband and me. Every single thing was perfect - the food, the service and the ambiance - we ate outside and loved the experience! On this, our third visit, we brought our daughter (who joined us on our second visit), our son and his wife and a good friend. Everyone LOVED the food. My daughter-in-law is from an Italian family and she is very discerning about her lasagna and she loved it. My son said Rocco's has to be in our family's regular restaurant rotation. Our friend, a foodie, also raved on the food. Service, by Scott, was wonderful as usual. Our group tried various things but if you like eggplant, you won't find any better than Rocco's; it is delicious. Three of our six are vegetarians and we feel like we have options - Scott talked about a number of dishes that could be prepared very nicely without the meat. It's always a highlight of the evening when Rocco comes by. At this our third visit, we are now on hugging terms when I leave.
Fantastic food. The steak is to die for. My husband has tried the lasagna and Ravioli and both were delicious. We’ve been eating at Rocco’s for about a year. All the waiters, waitresses and bartenders are very friendly and knowledgeable. They treat you like family. The live music is awesome! My favorite Italian Restaurant.
Everything was very good, but the carbonara and lasagna were a bit salty
The food was delicious, the service was excellent and the music by Charlie Russo was the best!
I took mom and grandma here for Mother's Day after reading reviews online. Great decision!
Right when I pulled up to the restaurant, we were greeted by Chef Rocco himself. Chef Rocco was there to sit us down, explain the menu etc. The waiter was amazing as well, really paid attention to detail. Food was delicious. Definately will be back again
Mothers Day. I was surprised at the dessert prices... I've been a long time fan and patron .... never had a bad meal. I was shocked to see full menu prices on meals for my 12 yo and 7 yo, but mostly was not able to digest the $10-$11 desserts. Paid over $400 for 6 people which consisted of 3 of my children .... and our waiter left abruptly without saying good bye... interesting experience this time around.
We went for an early Mother's Day dinner. The restaurant was quiet and service was friendly and expedient. Nick, our server, was attentive and genuine. Chef Rocco greeted our table and was noticed visiting several others as well. The food was flavorful, came out quickly and reminiscent of Mama's home cooking. We found this special day meal to be very special.
We are at Rocco’s for Mother’s Day. Excellent service and food, we will repeat!
Excellent food and service. A great place to wine and dine that special someone. Winter Park's hidden gem!
Excellent food, drinks, and service! I will definitely be back and will recommend this spot to friends.
I would recommend this restaurant to anybody. It was clean, the people were very helpful
The deserts are truly the best. The cannoli the best I have had in thirty years. Truly homemade to perfection.
We were greeted by a very nice lady at the front. She made us feel right at home from the start. Our waiter was fantastic. Knowledgeable and attentive. There was live music going on in the background. The food was amazing. Best food I have had in a while. My wife and I will definitely be back.
Had dinner with good friends from my neighborhood who had not fined at Rocco’s in a long time
The service was excellent and the food delicious. Really loved the ambiance!
Always enjoy great service here and delicious food
BEST Italian food my husband and I have ever eaten!! Amazing service, fantastic ambience. Highly recommend eating here.
We had a great experience at Rocco’s. Scott was fantastic and very accommodating to our group. Everyone ordered something different and it was all delicious. Dessert is all made in house and was also very good. The live music was a special touch setting Rocco’s apart from many other restaurants. Would recommend and we’ll be returning!
A regular diner here and always a fine experience. The pasta is wonderful and the entrees are always well-prepared. Would like to see some additional appetizers and entrees to enjoy some new selections. The service is always outstanding and the bartender is very skilled and experienced. The addition of entertainment from Wed-Sat is a perfect supplement to an excellent night out with your spouse and /or friends and family.
Great service, and great Food!! Our waiter was great!!
I was a table of 1 on a busy Friday night and was treated graciously and respectfully by Alexander. The 2015 Banfi Pinot Grigio was chilled and a perfect complement to the Rucola e Parmigiano and Pollo ai Carciofi I chose. I was looking for northern Italian and was not disappointed in the least. Completed the meal with an espresso and beautiful slice of tiramisu. Thank you for making my trip back to Winter Park a most pleasant one.
Buonissima! Excellent Italian food, served by attentive staff. What more do youwant? Worth the drive? Hell, yeah! Even if you have to drive on I-4 to get there. A gem of a restaurant. Our first time there but certainly not our last.
Loved this meal! Attentive service & top notch food what's not to like!
Awesome as always! Service and food are top notch!
Authentic and delicious Italian cuisine served in a great atmosphere
Excellent food ,service and relaxed time with no pressure to move on. Recommended highly
My dinner was good. My date's was not. The chicken was rubbery and hard to cut. The tomato was more yellow inside than red. It was the center core part and difficult to cut. When we told Rocco, he said you can't get good tomatoes this time of year. No apology, no offer to fix or replace it.
There was a man at the table next to us who was loud and extremely vulgar. There was no way to tune him out,
The waiter was cheerful and hardworking.
For a $100 check for two people, this was a very disappointing experience.
Always love going to Rocco’s for dinner! Karen was great as our server and Mark always makes the best drinks from the bar!
The food, the wine , the service and the company were all wonderful
Rocco's is one of the best restaurants in Winter Park. The service is always excellent, the food is positively outstanding and you can always count on it to be excellent. If you haven't been here before you need to put it at the top of your list and you will find yourself coming back on a regular basis for the ambiance, food and family friendly service.
We love to go there for the food, bar area, close to home, and just nice atmosphere!
Rocco's is always a good to spot for great food and a actual place you can have a normal dinner conversation without being loud.
Awkwardness was the feeling when we first walked in. The seater greeted us, then another man interrupted her. I guess he was the chef. The chef sat us, as he was seating us all I could think is how rude he was to seater. The restaurant seemed awkward to get into from the back. It smelled musty inside. Food was good but vegtables were not very inventive. It seemed all veggies were the same. Server was good and on top of everything. I would return to restaurant if i'm in area , but it would not be my first choice.
Came here for Valentine’s Day, and managed to get a last minute reservation. Went in without extremely high expectations, and was completely blown away by the entire dining experience. Our waiter was fantastic, and the lasagna was the best I have ever had. On top of it all, the owner came by to make sure everything was perfect, and the tiramisu was out of this world.
We enjoyed our meal very much. Service was good but not excellent. I say that only because there was one male server who wasn't particular nice to a female server. Their exchange was near our table. The veal special I had was good but I don't think it was worthy of the price tag.
My wife and I will return... the next time I will not choose something being promoted for that evening.