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Arabellas Italian Ristorante

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364 Central Ave W, Winter Haven, FL 33880
863-293-1797
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5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Welcome to Arabellas Ristorante, located in Time Square, the heart of...
Welcome to Arabellas Ristorante, located in Time Square, the heart of historic downtown Winter Haven. We offer the best Italian and Mediterranean cuisine, created from the freshest ingredients and served in a warm, casually elegant atmosphere.
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  • 96
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Prefer lunch

have been several times and must say I like lunch better. Love the salads and other lunch items and prices are good. Dinner is definitely fine dining. It was delicious but I just don't love paying $30 for an entree. That is my problem not the restaurants. Service is always great and food is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
63Kathyd
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Winter Haven, Florida
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Good for:
  • Special occasions
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English first
Winter Haven, Florida
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197 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

have been several times and must say I like lunch better. Love the salads and other lunch items and prices are good. Dinner is definitely fine dining. It was delicious but I just don't love paying $30 for an entree. That is my problem not the restaurants. Service is always great and food is consistent. Definitely a special occasion restaurant... More 

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Haines City, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Arabella's offers fine dining in a lovely atmosphere complete with piano music! Arabella's serves lunch, closing at 2:00 and opening at 5:30 for dinner. Lunches are delightful and a fine variety is available plus daily specials...love the salads! Dinner is truly a fine dining experience with a great choice of freshly prepared meals. Steaks can be cut with a fork,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

The business I work for held its annual Christmas Party at Arabellas. Everything met or exceeded my expectations: the service, the food, the atmosphere. The desserts were especially delicious. As part of our dinner package, we were given the choice of prime rib or chicken. My wife and I each ordered a different main course so that we could sample... More 

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Winter Haven, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

A special restaurant in historic downtown Winter Haven. Featuring Italian/Mediterranean entrees, you will pinch yourself as you think you are in the finer restaurants of our metropolitan cities. I would highly recommend any of the veal dishes; the Chilean sea bass or salmon are fish dishes that never disappoint. The Piano Man will be playing and listen on Saturday night... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

I recently visited Arabellas to celebrate a special occasion. The service and food here made the event extra special. Our waiter sold us on the fish special, which was freshly-caught grouper with parmesan risotto with a pesto drizzle and roasted vegetables. It sounded great and tasted even better. My dessert, tiramisu, came on a plate decorated for the occasion and... More 

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Winter Haven, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We went here for our anniversary. This restaurant does all the little upscale things that make it perfect. The snails (I do not remember the word in Italian) were excellent. Not the usual broiled with garlic butter. My veal saltimbocca was very tender. We saved room for flaming bananas foster for dessert. There was also a gentleman playing the piano... More 

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Winter Haven
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The food was prepared perfectly and served at the perfect temperature. Our waiter was very attentive. Couldn't have asked for anything better.

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This is a nice restaurant to have a nice meal in an upscale setting. White table clothes and great food.

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Winter Haven, Florida
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I have been to this restaurant many times and it never fails to deliver. Great food and great service.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We had guests in from out of country and wanted to take them someplace special. Consulted Trip advisor and found this restaurant. Based on the reviews, we had high expectations. We were NOT disappointed. Normally I try to vary the menu to see how they react. Spaghetti and meatballs were not on it so, let's try that. Pasta was cooked... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 364 Central Ave W, Winter Haven, FL 33880
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Winter Haven
  • Phone Number: 863-293-1797

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Special occasions

Description

Welcome to Arabellas Ristorante, located in Time Square, the heart of historic downtown Winter Haven. We offer the best Italian and Mediterranean cuisine, created from the freshest ingredients and served in a warm, casually elegant atmosphere.
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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