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Cafe Murano

309 Cranes Roost Blvd, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701-3422 (Formerly Gina's Lakeside Grill)
407-834-5880
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $7 - $20
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Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Festival Drive
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English first
Tampa, Florida
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56 reviews 56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

The appetizers could have been better considering how amazing the entrees were. Handmade pasta.... Ordered ravioli and rigatoni with broccoli rabe, chicken and sausage OUTSTANDING. If in the area we will return

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Apopka
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41 reviews 41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

There were six of us at this restaurant of our choice and the food, happy hour and service was great. We had a very friendly and helpful waitress. The was food and favorable for all of us. One of our favorite Italian restaurants.

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Florida
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77 reviews 77 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We've been dining at Café Murano for over 4 years. I think the only thing that saved this poor experience was the amazing food by the very talented chefs. Upon arrival, we waited an extremely long time to even be greeted. No one was at the hostess stand and all the servers would look over at us and dismiss us.... More

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Casselberry, Florida
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64 reviews 64 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Came for dinner on a Friday evening with another couple. We had a 6:30 reservation and were seated immediately. The service was prompt and friendly. We ordered a variety of items off the menu and everyone liked what they ordered a lot. I had the Three Cheese Ravioli with a side of meatballs and it was fantastic. Since we were... More

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Bayamon, Puerto Rico
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I don't like to talk about service when I talk about a restaurant but there's always a time to set aside preferences and comment on the great service here. The waitress here was spot-on with every recomendation. We came in for a drink and ended up ordering some food. I tried the fried zuchinnis and had a couple drinks that... More

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Altamonte Springs, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Atmosphere is nice but most importantly the food was great. The bruschetta was the best I had. Full of flavor, no soggy baguette. So far I have tried the chesse raviolis .. def not out of a package. My wife has tried the lobster ravoli, loved it and shrimp/scallop dish. This dish is not on menu but you can order... More

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Altamonte Springs, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I have been to Cafe Murano many times over the years. This is a good place for a celebration or meeting over drinks. You will want to avoid their indoor seating during ladies night unless you want to watch the inebriated dance and don't mind loud music. The food is wonderful. I usually get a gourmet sandwich or pasta dish... More

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Altamonte Springs, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Been here about 10-12 times already. My favorite dish is the Shrimp Scampi over pasta. Always cooked the same, always tasty! My husband Loves the pizza!!! Prices are fair and worth it. Lots of outdoor seating but the only con is the décor on the outside is Blah. With the view of the lake they should expand the outdoor atmosphere.... More

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DeLand, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We were a party of 6 with a reservation. They gave us a perfectly-sized table right next to the window overlooking the lake. Waiter was very knowledgeable about the menu - we had one person who needed a low sodium meal, and he fixed her right up. He suggested a beer for me, which was wonderful (I had 2, and... More

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Altamonte Springs, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Great food! It's a bit pricey but so worth it! The scenery isn't bad as it is right on the lake of Crane's Roost. Love this place!!

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