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Little Italy Restaurant & Lounge

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111 S Magnolia Dr, Tallahassee, FL 32301-2973
850-878-7781
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Today
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great family restaurant

Had a very good dinner here with a large family group. Food was very tasty. Service was very attentive. There are tables in the courtyard, allowing the younger children to get up and move around.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
Ron C
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Sarasota
Good for:
  • Large groups
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Tallahassee, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Twice recently we were with a large group that had made reservations. The food was fine , but the service was very slow. They need to have enough staff to handle a group. Several other persons were not helping the one server.

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Sarasota
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278 reviews 278 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Had a very good dinner here with a large family group. Food was very tasty. Service was very attentive. There are tables in the courtyard, allowing the younger children to get up and move around.

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Brandon, FL
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The Owner of this establishment made me Pasta Primavera, an item not on the menu and almost impossible to find eating. Everything else on the menu was great too, but that personal service put this little Italian dining retreat over the top!

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Lake Wales, FL
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I had read good thing about Little Italy but came away disappointed. The decor of the restaurant should have been a hint. It is a hodge lodge of tables, seating arrangements and decorations. I have had excellent meals at restaurants that weren't well decorated and arranged so that doesn't make or break my first impression. I had an excellent glass... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

this was a family owned restaurant that offered authentic spaghetti and meatballs with an outdoor courtyard,,,,very nice wait staff

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Quincy, Florida, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Affordable, Great Food and Very nice to sit outside! but be aware when you sit outside, the waiter sometimes forgets about you and which I became a European Tipper that night lol

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Pine Valley, California
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77 reviews 77 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

After (too) many visits to this resto, I find myself asking why I return here. My sad answer is just habit, and its central location and adequate space for our group that has met here frequently. The ambience is okay, the service the same. The meals I have had are just calories-- certainly edible, but memorable only in wanting to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

It has a very unassuming exterior, and we were a little hesitant. However, the service was wonderful, and the food delicious. Lots of vegetarian choices. Would like to see a little vegan choice added by having no cheese, but I am not unhappy. Waitress was very helpful with letting us make changes.

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new york
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Little Italy has really good pizza on top the cheese and topping are great, nice and gooey, but the crust is undercooked it needs to be crisper, Pizza crust should not be soggy and that is my only complaint.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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40 reviews 40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

This is one of my favorite places. I have eaten many different dishes here and usually I am not disappointed. The fresh bread and olive oil/fresh tomato blend are a must-have. I usually order the Baked Eggplant. Don't expect a lot from the salads and antipasto. They will also allow you to make substitutions and additions. Weather permitting, outside dining... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 111 S Magnolia Dr, Tallahassee, FL 32301-2973
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Tallahassee
  • Phone Number: 850-878-7781

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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