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Lauro's Ristorante Italiano

3915 HENDERSON BLVD, Tampa, FL 33629
(813) 281-2100
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Ranked #41 of 1,987 Restaurants in Tampa
Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 5:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Between S. Grady Ave. and S. Church Ave.
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
Tampa, Florida
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This is a unique dining experience quite rare these days in the time of chain and focus-group mass-marketing restaurants - a truly individual family-run restaurant with top-quality food and outstanding service personnel who know you and welcome you with genuine hospitality. Fine menu selections, all excellently prepared and always served hot. "Mrs. Lauro" often present in the dining room, quietly... More

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Tampa
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I've lived in Tampa for over twenty years, but somehow had never gotten to Lauro. Finally had dinner there last Saturday. Simply put, it was a great experience. Really good food and friendly service from a by-gone age. Other reviewers have commented on the decor which, while clean and non-offensive, was outdated. To me, somehow though, this added to the... More

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Tampa, Florida
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The Belle of Ballast Point and I have lived in South Tampa for decades. Last night we looked at each other in wonderment with a singular question on our lips, "Heavens to Murgatroid, why in the name of Snagglepuss have we not been to the fantastic Lauro's Ristorante Italiano before tonight?" My bride and I attended a family birthday dinner... More

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Tampa, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The food was very bland. This is why I rated it 2stars. The service and everything else was fine. With all the great local Italian restaurants to choose from, this would be my last pick. Osteria Natalia, Bella's, Donatella's, Armanis.

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Tampa, Florida, United States
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

As others have stated, the environment isn't amazing. If you are looking for great food, great service, and nice portions... Come to Lauro's. I would put the service up there with Bern's steakhouse. The wait staff are energetic and make sure your drink is always full, the waiter Joseph gave us as much of that tasty bread as we wanted.... More

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Tampa, Florida
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Lauro's continues to dish out delicious Italian classics that never go out of style. However, the owners need to put serious thought into a building and image renovation. The interior of the building is outdated, and my husband and I (in our early 40's) were the youngest people in the restaurant at 7pm on a Saturday night. The food is... More

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Augusta
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

Saw reviews on Tripadvisor as having good food. Tried it out and took our 6 & 10 year old. Didn't realize it wasn't really a restaurant for kids, but they loved it. Our children were made to feel special at what they considered a "fancy" restaurant. They had excellent food. The service was outstanding. Would definitely go back next time... More

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Tampa, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Met some friends who all had birthdays in June. Enjoyed the awesome lobster bisque; a new pasta with pancetta that was amazing and of course great dessert. Always a great meal and superb service

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Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Yes, it truly is close to my Italian grandmother's in quality and taste. I've lived in this area since 1956 and this is one of the best Italian restaurants around. Fantastic service - you'll feel like royalty! - but friendly and inviting.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Friday night three of us who had birthdays enjoyed an amazing dinner with family. From the best Lobster bisque, amazing pasta and all entrees, even dessert was fantastic! The service is always exceptional. Reheated our leftovers on Sat night and still yummy. Can't wait to return.

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Additional Information about Lauro's Ristorante Italiano

Address: 3915 HENDERSON BLVD, Tampa, FL 33629
Phone Number: (813) 281-2100
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 5:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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