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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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11:00 am - 10:00 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
Description: It opened in November. Grand opening this month. I do not know the...
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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  • 86
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 1
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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
Local Italian...good food!

Met a friend for lunch. Good lunch offering with options for soup, salad and fixed lunch price menu. Desserts looked fabulous! Ample portions. Local favorite...

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Jeri W
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Lake Wales, Florida
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

The food was good. The lunch prices are reasonable. Cocktails are over priced and poorly made. They do have music one night a week- a DJ - not very good. The atmosphere is lovely. The manager is rude to customers! He's the owners' nephew, otherwise I'm sure he would not be employed there. The server was polite and helpful.

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Lincontro2014, Owner at L'incontro Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello L'incontro Customer, My name is Alex Barrera I'm the general manager and one of the owners. I want to apologize for the inconvenience i may have caused you, me and my staff try our best to accommodate each and every guest that walks in our doors, we would love for you to come back and try us again, sorry... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Met a friend for lunch. Good lunch offering with options for soup, salad and fixed lunch price menu. Desserts looked fabulous! Ample portions. Local favorite...

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Lake Wales, Florida
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Have eaten lunch here a few times and have enjoyed food very much. My husband usually get a some form of pasta and I get a gluten free meal. The staff is very helpful when I tell them I have a gluten allergy. They have lunch specials starting at $9.99

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

The pizza was really good, prepared with fresh ingredients. The service was ok, but it could be better.

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South Daytona, Florida
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132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We had such a great time! While you are dining, you are serenaded by a keyboard playing vocalist that played a variety of older songs. We so enjoyed it! I wanted to go up there and harmonize with him, however my family would have been a bit embarrassed! So instead we ate! The menu offered a good variety of Italian... More 

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Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

I am picky about my Italian food and when I first heard of L'incontro in Lake Wales I was surprised by the good reviews it was getting. But after eating there I understand why - the food was excellent and the staff and service friendly and attentive. Will definitely be going back next time I am in the area.

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lake hamilton, fl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

this place is a regular visit for us for either a celebration or just a unplanned visit. The food, service, and ambience all are excellent. Highly recommended

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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

L'incotro is worth going out of your way for, if you are in Polk County. A mere 30 minutes from Winter Haven and 45 from Lakeland, this is a spot for true Italian Fare! Perfect service, excellent daily specials, fresh ingredients, good wine list... L'incontro has it all!

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This restaurant was an excellent choice for a fancy Italian meal. It was beautifully decorated, very nice atmosphere, sophisticated, and food was delicious. A wonderful place for a romantic meal but my family went here for lunch and it was great as well, even for my 8 year old even though more suited for adults than children. No children's menu... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I think I may have gone on a bad night. My husband and I went out to dinner at L'incontro on 7/17. We ordered fried calamari and fried zucchini as appetizers, and I ordered the lasagna as my entree. I also ordered a glass of merlot. It took us a while to get our waiter to take our order, and... More 

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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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