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Arabellas

1300 3rd St SW, Winter Haven, FL 33880
(863) 293-1797
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Ranked #6 of 166 restaurants in Winter Haven
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English first
Winter Haven, Florida, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

High end restaurant. Food was excellent, surface top notch. No rush to get you out -- relax, take your time and enjoy your meal. Great for a romantic evening.

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Orlando, Florida
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68 reviews 68 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

I have been to terrific restaurants all over the world, but this stuck in my head. I took my dad out for his 83 birthday. Mom passed away 3 years ago and he really had not been out for a really good dining experience since then. I made reservations and totally surprised him. He did not know that this place... More

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

This was recommended to us by our book club, so we visited today with 4 friends. It was really good - great surroundings, good waiters. And the food was just superb ! We all had something different & every one of us was delighted with their choice. The desserts were to die for & we could happily work our way... More

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vermilion, ohio
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43 reviews 43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014 via mobile

Arabella's restaurant in Winter Haven is widely known as the best restaurant in the area. The adjoining pizzeria has a tremendous menu as well. We just had the eggplant bruschetta which was a 5 star appetizer and followed by the best pizza I ever tasted!

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Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

I love Arabellas, and apparently most people do too since they own like half the block with their other restaurants/bar. This is a Five Star restaurant with Four Star prices. The waiters are very well versed in their knowledge of wines (My boyfriend has a tendency to test people on this...), and the food is always superb. They never cease... More

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Orlando, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

A surprise for this part of Florida. Just a little expensive but certainly worth it. Very nice atmosphere, great service and very well prepared meals. In the evening there is a piano player. Very cordial, takes requests. All in all, a very nice time was had by all. Great place for special occasions.

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Tampa, Florida
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80 reviews 80 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

We were in Winter Haven and had seen good reviews for Arabella's, so we stopped for lunch. Unfortunately, the review were wrong. The service was good, I will give them that, however, the place was not very busy. When the food came it was a shock. Nothing had flavor, at least not the kind of flavor you expect from an... More

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Winter Haven, Florida
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

The food here is excellent! However, if you don't want to take long, don't eat here. Service is not slow, just long and drawn out. Great if you like this kind of stuff. Absolutely not for kids!

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Winter Haven, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

top notch service...great food...just enough for lunch..and no room for desert.....different entries...a fine place to eat

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Winter Haven, Florida
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74 reviews 74 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012

Dined in with friends last June 2012. This is a cozy, and a bit classy restaurant in downtown Winter Haven. Tried their pasta with seafood, it's delicious. reservation is accepted but on a regular day, no need to because they have enough seating. The wait-staff are helpful on the menu, and attend to you immediately,

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