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La Terrazza Restaurant

1727 E 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605 (Historic Ybor)
(813) 248-1326
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Ranked #3 of 1,970 Restaurants in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Doing business
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Historic Ybor
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Huntingdon Valley
19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

La Terrazzo reminds me of many little trattorias in Italy - friendly atmosphere and great food. My son-in-law had chicken Parmesan, my husband and I each had a fish special and my daughter had linguine with clams. All the seafood was very fresh. My daughter and I shared a Caprese for an appetizer and the tomatoe was very flavorful and... More

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Pembroke Pines, FL
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

We were expecting a lot more with the high tripadvisor rating. The service was friendly, but the food was so-so. The bread was dry, the pork tenderloin unappealing. Others in our party liked the seafood pasta and the pesto pasta.

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Huntsville, Texas
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This was the best Italian food my husband and I have ever had by far! It was melt in your mouth amazing! We had the special which was tortilleni filled with mushrooms. Yum!! We also had the pasta pouches filled with cheese with bacon and onions! Both were so good as were the minestrone soup and the prosciutto and Parmesan... More

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Miami, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The place is tiny but the food is super rich in flavor! I had the Linguine agli Scampi and the tomato sauce was sooo good and fresh. The service is awesome, and the staff is really friendly. The ambient is rustic and really calm, yet sometimes you hear the Italian families speaking loud and happy. Excellent!

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Tampa, FL
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

In general, I don't go out for Italian food. My stepmother has ruined me with her amazing marinara and Italian dishes and I have come to judge all Italian food by the bar that she has set. Not many places can live up to her level of cooking. La Terrazza did. When some friends picked an Italian place, I was... More

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Venice, Florida
17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is in the heart of ybor city. Its a very small restaurant sandwiched between a cigar shop and a kareoke bar. However unless you sit near the windows overlooking the sidewalk you would never know. The inside is quiet and quaintly decorated. The service is very personable, most of the servers are straight here from italy, as I assume... More

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I've lived here in Tampa well over forty years. Some really good places have come and gone. Lucky for you, this one came and never went! All the excellent reviews here have it right---Luigi and company have it exactly on-the-money, i.e. there's just everything to appreciate about this place's service and food. Don't miss! [The Alla Vodka may not be... More

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Valrico, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

My husband and I REALLY wanted to like this place because of all the reviews. We went once a few months ago before a show and both ordered standard dishes (lasagna and chicken parm), but wished we had tried something less common. We went again last week and, while it was good, it just wasn't super awesome. The man working,... More

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Tampa, Florida
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Our server Luigi made the entire experience amazing! The wine list is excellent with various wines and prices. The food was fresh and amazing (spinach ravioli in tomato cream sauce for me!) and an antipasti plate that was excellent. The location in Ybor is close to other places if you want a pre (or post) drink. Great for a dinner... More

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Tampa, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I'm fortunate to travel frequently and eat well. Little did I know that there was an Italian gem right here where I lived. The owner, Luigi knows how to treat his guests and the chef in the back does too. A great experience.

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