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Mom & Dad's Italian Restaurant

304 S US Highway 27/441, Lady Lake, FL 32159
+1 352-753-2722
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Ranked #8 of 63 Restaurants in Lady Lake
Price range: $9 - $21
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: full gluten-free menu Open 4-9 Tues- Sat
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: full gluten-free menu Open 4-9 Tues- Sat
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Pensacola, Florida
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

WORST food (pizza) in my life!! What more can I say!! Do not waste your money!!! Entire experience was horrible. Small six piece pizza and two and a half pieces eaten- had to cut it with a knife!!!!! Italian, I don't think so. Terrible, terrible, terrible!

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momanddads, Manager at Mom & Dad's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Sir, So sorry you did not enjoy your pizza. In our 52 years we have grown to realize not everyone's tastes are the same.There are many other Pizza restaurants in the area we truely hope you find one more to your liking and are less abusive to the others that are not to your taste. More

Leesburg, Florida
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Tonite, just doing carry out and getting a gluten free pizza, but they do a wonderful job whether you are gluten free or not. But, for those of us who are, there is gluten free pizza, pasta, and bread to have with your dinner and then gluten free desserts. Very good on all accounts except for tonite, just due to... More

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momanddads, Owner at Mom & Dad's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

We are so happy that you are pleased with our gluten-free selections. I apologize for the mistake on your pizza and the next one is on us. Thankyou for being understanding. More

south georgia
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We came for a private party and the baked spaghetti was absolutely the best I've had! The bread came out warm and perfect from the oven. It was so nice that the owners opened up for our group on their only day off! Hope to visit again if I am in the area. I highly recommend.

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momanddads, Owner at Mom & Dad's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thankyou for the great review, It was a pleasure working with such a great group. More

Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We chose this Italian restaurant because it offered gluten free options for my wife. The food far exceeded our expectations. (I am very discerning of Italian restaurants as I have been to Italy over 50 times, most recently just a year ago. I know good Italian food). The gluten free bread was the best we have ever tasted anywhere, including... More

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momanddads, Owner at Mom & Dad's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thankyou it is an honor to receive such a positive review from someone with your culinary background and expertise. More

Chicago
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is a small family owned and operated restaurant in Lady Lake. It's authentic Italian. They make a great homemade pizza with your selection of toppings. Their homemade Cheese Ravioli is the closest tasting to the ravioli my mother made. I always order it to be served "hot" with their delicious marinara sauce. They serve homemade dipping for their freshly... More

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momanddads, Owner at Mom & Dad's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

We are so happy you enyoyed your visit with us, and we're especially happy when we can deliver a meal comparable the dishes our guests grew up on. More

The Villages
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We ate with friends at Mom and Dad's earlier this week. Food was very good to excellent. Bread was absolutely outstanding. Wait staff was knowledgeable and prompt. The only criticism is that my wife's dish could have been hotter. It is a small restaurant, so I would recommend reservations. All in all, a very good evening.

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momanddads, Owner at Mom & Dad's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

We are so pleased you enjoyed your evening with us and hope you enyoy many more. If there is ever any problem with your meal please allow to correct it. Thankyou MOM. More

Ocklawaha, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

I and my family eat here frequently and I have to say it is one of the best (if not the best) Italian restaurants around. Their food is of very high quality, definitely fixed to order. They have some gluten-free menu items (pizza, spaghetti, deserts) that always taste fantastic. And they do not use MSG in their in-house cooked foods... More

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momanddads, Owner at Mom & Dad's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thankyou Jim T. for your kind words. We take pleasure in being able to accommadate our patrons with special dietary needs. It gives us all a good feeling of accomplishment to know our extra efforts donot go unnoticed. More

Suffolk, Virginia
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I were expecting more from this retaurant as it was rated #5 out of the restaurants in Lady Lake Florida. My wife ordered the ravioli and I ordered the house special baked spaghetti. The sauce was watery and did not have much taste which gave my wife terrible heartburn. The best thing we ate was the bread... More

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momanddads, Owner at Mom & Dad's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

So sorry you did not fully enjoy your experience with us. Our sauce does tend to vary occasionally due the quality of tomatoes available and unfortunately they have been horribly acidy lately and we have corrected the problem. I hope you will give us another chance. More

Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We have never had a bad meal here. A friend must eat gluten free foods. She said that this place has the best tasting gluten free options. The rest of our group are not limited to gluten free and we all agree that their non-gluten free menu is also great. It's a win-win.

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momanddads, Owner at Mom & Dad's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thankyou for your thoughtful remarks. It is a great feeling to know when your hard work is noticed and appriciated. More

Owen Sound, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

This was our first visit to this establishment and decided to give it a try after reading about Mom & Dad's donation of bread to the annual Scout's Spaghetti Dinner in Weirsdale. We were not disappointed! The atmosphere is very homey and the service could not have been better. We had several visits from our server to make sure our... More

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momanddads, Owner at Mom & Dad's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review. It is really a good feeling to know your hard work is truely apprieciated More

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