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“Fabulous food” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cafe Italia

Cafe Italia
10277 Big Bend Road, Riverview, FL 33569
(813)374-9917
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Ranked #5 of 107 Restaurants in Riverview
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Fabulous food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Fabulous food, plentiful portions (none of us could even half out portion). The staff is friendly and knowledgable. My daughter had a craving for shrimp scampi and the waitress was incredibly accommodating (there is no basic scampi in the menu).

We all loved, the only wrinkle is that it is byob with a corkage charge, and apparently no plans to get a liquor license. That will keep us from making this our #1 choice for celebratory dinner.

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  • English first
  • Any
English first
Florida
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Excellent Italian Cuisine in neighborhood cafe”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Chef Franco expertly prepares fresh Italian cuisine in his small storefront café. As the former chef at The Laughing Cat restaurant in Ybor City, he has a long history in Tampa Bay. On weekends, you'll need to call for reservations. Portions are large and can easily serve two meals. BYOB. Corkage charges.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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