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L'incontro Restaurant

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35 State Road 60 W, Lake Wales, FL 33853-4117
+1 863-676-7400
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Description: It opened in November. Grand opening this month. I do not know the owners....
It opened in November. Grand opening this month. I do not know the owners. My mother took me there for my birthday. The staff was very attentive. Very nice setup with linen tablecloths and glass top tables. They have a good number of tables. They are spaced well and you are not right on top of anyone else. The food was excellent. My mother and I selected spaghetti and meatballs. There was a nice garlic flavor but by no means overpowering. The meatballs were huge and had great taste. The sauce was very good. It was a lunch portion and I still had enough left to take home. My husband had the lasagna. He was quite impressed with the meat sauce. Lunches came with a salad or soup. The manager spoke to every customer and was very genuine and friendly. I will definitely return. This restaurant would be great for any reason including special occasions like anniversary's. I don't know if they do so but it would be a great place to rent out for a party.
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  • 103
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  • 34
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A Good Value

A group of seven of us had lunch here yesterday. Most of us ordered the three course lunch special which cost less than $11.00. The food was very well prepared, fresh and delicious. Service was cordial but perhaps a bit slow. When we are in Lake Wales again we will certainly return.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
john c
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Loudonville, New York
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Loudonville, New York
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191 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A group of seven of us had lunch here yesterday. Most of us ordered the three course lunch special which cost less than $11.00. The food was very well prepared, fresh and delicious. Service was cordial but perhaps a bit slow. When we are in Lake Wales again we will certainly return.

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Thank john c
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very noisy restaurant, staff lets you wait at the door forever, surly maitre d, try the grilled chicken sandwich with avocado, overdone dried out chicken, french fries were like Steak and Shake atrocious, almost impossible to eat. Better to go up the street to the Family Restaurant, it was packed.

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Thank arcamedies
Delray Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are from SE Florida and were visiting friends in Winter Haven. Our party of four went to L'Incontro for dinner on a Tuesday evening. We had reservations and were seated promptly. We shared an appetizer of eggplant rollatini which was light, creamy and delicious. Our entrees were scallops with vegetables, chicken Marsala, eggplant Parmesan and my personal favorite, shrimp... More 

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Thank exnorther
Orlando, Florida
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I saw the sign and was a walk in for lunch. I thought I would give it a try. My lunch was great. I had the Chicken Marsala with pasta. The food was very tasty, served hot and plenty to eat. They got the temperature right. I want my hot to be hot and cold to be cold. Restroom was... More 

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Thank Larry K
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming here for years. My wife and I have property nearby that we use as a weekend getaway and L'incontro has never disappointed. A true gem in the middle of Lake Wales.

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Thank RiverLillyCruises
Essex, Vermont
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274 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Not bad for some real Italian dishes served in a well-appointed dining room. We enjoyed shrimp scampi and the special of the evening, striped bass on angel hair pasta. Good bread selections with their tomato pesto spread accompanied drinks in the beginning. Wait staff all very professional, competent and engaging. My only difficulty was getting shrimp totally out of their... More 

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Thank FJDriver
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Great food, good service party of 6 sat right down every ones food was very fresh. Good appetizers good deserts. Highly recommend.

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Thank Thomas D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

If you're in the area, don't hesitate on what you see from the street. Inside dining room is decorated wonderful and very inviting. The food is better than some fine expensive restaurants I've visited. The pricing is very affordable and the quality of food is tops! Service with a smile. You won't regret it. I will return, even if I... More 

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Thank Lori R
Cocoa, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Sorry, we were not impressed, although the bread and marinara sauce was yummy, our dinners were just okay. Hubby's chicken marinara was nowhere close to Carrabbas or Outback and my ziti was okay tasting with globs of cheese that was like chewing on bubble gum. I had to tear it apart with my tongue to be able to chew it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

We stopped here on the way to Tampa and found it to be the perfect combination of quality food, attentive staff, pleasant decor and professional management. Since then we have made it a regular stop when traveling to or from Tampa.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 35 State Road 60 W, Lake Wales, FL 33853-4117
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lake Wales
  • Phone Number: +1 863-676-7400

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

It opened in November. Grand opening this month. I do not know the owners. My mother took me there for my birthday. The staff was very attentive. Very nice setup with linen tablecloths and glass top tables. They have a good number of tables. They are spaced well and you are not right on top of anyone else. The food was excellent. My mother and I selected spaghetti and meatballs. There was a nice garlic flavor but by no means overpowering. The meatballs were huge and had great taste. The sauce was very good. It was a lunch portion and I still had enough left to take home. My husband had the lasagna. He was quite impressed with the meat sauce. Lunches came with a salad or soup. The manager spoke to every customer and was very genuine and friendly. I will definitely return. This restaurant would be great for any reason including special occasions like anniversary's. I don't know if they do so but it would be a great place to rent out for a party.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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