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Ophelia's Pasta House

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1097 Tamiami Trail, Nokomis, FL 34275
+1 941-485-6818
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7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 87
    Excellent
  • 50
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Authentic Italian Food

The only times my wife and I have gone to this restaurant was when we were with a group of friends who enjoy Italian food. Sometimes, they get quite busy so there is a wait, but worth it. They have a bar where you can buy drinks while waiting, and can meet some very interesting people, especially... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
JohnBA7411
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Sarasota, Florida
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
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Sarasota, Florida
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The only times my wife and I have gone to this restaurant was when we were with a group of friends who enjoy Italian food. Sometimes, they get quite busy so there is a wait, but worth it. They have a bar where you can buy drinks while waiting, and can meet some very interesting people, especially during the season.... More 

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Venice, Florida, United States
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I have been going here for 7 years and will not return. this second "bad review" is nothing but a death sentence. Two seniors trying to run a well established restaurant and failing at it. Ordered the lunch special of "prime rib sandwich with onions and au jus. The smell of rotten meat hit my nose as soon as it... More 

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Nancychamplin, Owner at Ophelia's Pasta House, responded to this review

We would like to make this right with you. Jim apologizes for his slow reaction to the problem at the time. He is hard of hearing and usually will call someone to help out. I wish that someone else had gotten involved. We were shocked to hear of this, and immediately took action. We strive to serve the best quality... More 

Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Exploring new area of Florida and happened across Ophelia's Pasta house. We were warmly greeted and settled into a cozy outdoor covered booth. We had a very Pinot Grigio house wine, and ice cold Stella. We had the PEI mussels and man were they spot on, we had the mussels in white wine sauce. the sauce was accented with Pernod.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Start off with a free mimosa and enjoy your quick service and delicious meal. My son loves the chocolate chip pancakes and I love the custom omelets and potatoes. A local hang out.

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Ocala, Florida
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We arrived a little early for them I think, there was no one at the front and a server wandered over and said "Oh, sorry, booth or table" . The food is good, not great, but I am not a pasta fanatic and didn't have any pasta. The appetizer was good place was friendly. I really don't like the cloth... More 

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Riverview, Florida
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70 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Last night we had the privilege of dining at Ophelia's Pasta House. We had dinner on the patio because we brought our chocolate lab with us. He was treated like a king! What a fabulous experience. They have toys, treats, and water. He was so welcomed by all of the staff. The food was great and it was a very... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

I came to Ophelia's for breakfast. The food was average. Our server was awesome, very attentive and friendly. However, I was completely appauled by the way this woman spoke to her employees. She was yelling at our server in front of us and treating him like garbage. I will never return to Ophelia's because of this woman. She should be... More 

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Nancychamplin, Owner at Ophelia's Pasta House, responded to this review

I want to apologize for my behavior. I guess I was having a bad day but was so wrong in taking it out on my employee. Thank you for the review. It will definitely make me aware of my behavior. More 

Nokomis, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We've tried all three meals at Ophelia's and they are all great. Big selection for dinner and no disappointments. We especially like their reasonably priced breakfasts and the complimentary mimosas. Good prices. Great food.

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Chicago
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84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Ophelias is a spin off from a famous Siesta Key restaurant, long known for excellent food. The owner is very hands on, friendly and welcoming to humans and dogs. With a special area devoted to four legged friends and a menu to match, you can dine with your pooch on very reasonably priced entrees. Great Italian as well as seafood,... More 

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pittsburgh, pa
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We decided to try Ophelia's Pasta House because it is dog friendly, and was very close to our hotel. Wow, were we pleasantly surprised. Our server, Helena, was great! She thoroughly explained the menu and all questions we had, and helped us choose great meals. I was raving about how much I loved the Lobster Bisque soup, when she told... More 

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Additional Information about Ophelia's Pasta House

Address: 1097 Tamiami Trail, Nokomis, FL 34275
Phone Number: +1 941-485-6818
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Nokomis
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1097 Tamiami Trail, Nokomis, FL 34275
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Nokomis
  • Phone Number: +1 941-485-6818

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?