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Stresa Italian Restaurant

2710 Okeechobee Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33409-4010
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Ranked #157 of 551 Restaurants in West Palm Beach
Price range: $20 - $20
Cuisines: American, Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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60 reviews from our community

61% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
West Palm Beach, Florida
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92 reviews 92 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

While the outside looks like a strip mall shop, the restaurant is great. Authentic Italian food, great service and a pleasant atmosphere. I recommend the Shrimp Franchese served over Capellini, it was delicious. The wait staff is excellent, friendly and efficient.

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Atlanta, Georgia, USA
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Stumbled upon this restaurant while searching for something other than a chain in the neighborhood...doesn't look like much from the outside but on this Tuesday night the parking lot was packed. Lovely decor, fabulous food & wine, terrific service! Fresh homemade desserts were superb. Doesn't get better than this...

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Holbrook, New York
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84 reviews 84 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Average local Italian eatery. Nothing special. Nothing great, nothing bad.Pleasant atmosphere.Very good wait staff. Average prices. Did like the tartufo very much.

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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79 reviews 79 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Maybe this side of the Atlantic. This place looks very unassuming in a strip plaza but has put out totally fresh, fantastic, amazing authentic Italian food for I am guessing at least 15 years, from two brothers from Italy. I have gone there since they opened. If you have the pleasure of dining here, the fish special of the day... More

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I have been going to this restaurant for years. I was there today and as usual everything was great. I am reading reviews that are not good and I am confused. The owner is a outstanding chef and his food is incredibly good. I eat there at least once a week and sometimes more, if it was not excellent I... More

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Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Horrible. You are better off with just about any frozen dinner. Service doesn't listen and slaps the wrong plates in front of you in a hurry to get you out the door so they can seat the next group. Cannot believe that anyone actually enjoys this well-worn place.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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48 reviews 48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

We were told this was a great place; unpretentious but fabulous so we tried it impromptu. It was delicious beyond our expectations. The mussels in red were divine, the chicken parm done to perfection. Real chicken, not pressed or reconstructed. The marinara was superb! Great service; a real down home neighborhood place; will definitely return.

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, USA
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217 reviews 217 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We ate there with 2 other couples. Parts of the meal were very good and some of the food and service was below par. I ordered veal parmesan and it was pounded so thin, it dried out in the cooking. The other meals were good. I ordered the pasta fagioli and was delivered lentil soup (which I ate and enjoyed.).... More

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Sarasota, Florida
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Me and my family have eaten here several times over the years. We usually go for the early bird special. It comes with a soup, salad, main entree, side of pasta, and dessert, for $20! The food was delish! We had 2 orders of Salmon, and mussels over linguini. We had cheese cake and a cannoli for dessert. It was... More

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

The restaurant does not appreciate having customers. The food is adequate but the pricing for the quality is outrageous. They charged $4 extra to substitute a tiny plate of tasteless pasta for the 6 pieces of vegetables that accompany the small portion of food. The table next to us sent their meal back. We will not return. There are many... More

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