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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Antipasto Toscano (for 2)
Imported parma prosciutto, salame, premium mortadella, formaggio, redpeppers and black olives
Toasted garlic bread topped with fresh tomato, mozzarella, garlic, and fresh basil
Calamari Fritti
Glacier bay fried calamari, very tender, served with marinara sauce
Thin slices of premium beef tenderloin, arugola and imported parmesan cheese
Cozze Alla Marinara
Mussels sautéed with white wine, garlic, parsley and marinara sauce
Eggplant Rollatini
Sliced eggplant, rolled with ricotta, mascarpone cheeses and tomato sauce
Hearts of Romaine with Shrimp
Shrimp‎ sautéed in a white wine sauce, on a bed of fresh hearts of romaine
Escargot imported from france, baked on top of wild mushroom with garlic, parsley and butter sauce
Mozzarella Caprese
Premium mozzarella. Sliced ruskin tomatoes, tender basil, and balsamic vinegar
Tonno Alle Erbe
First choice tuna loin encrusted with herbs, grilled med. Rare with tomato aioli
Sponsored by: Cesare's

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. This place is a must!!!!!!
1. This place is a must!!!!!!
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2. Wonderful Service, Food & Staf
2. Wonderful Service, Food & Staf
"wonderful dining experience. If we could give it 6 stars we would."
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3. Very Good Italian Food
3. Very Good Italian Food
"For dessert, have anyone of there homemade dessert, you will love them"
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Both born and raised in Italy, our founders Cesare and Carlo, know what an authentic Italian meal means. Family and friends gathering around to enjoy each others company with a good glass of wine and the perfect dish. Savor Italy's finest flavors including our award winning lasagna and pastas. Real and hard to find Italian specialities such as pappardelle with imported porcini and wild mushrooms, veal ossobuco, filet mignon in a Brandy sauce, fresh fish and seafood, veal classics and homemade desserts. You can dine in or "al fresco" overlooking the water and Sand Key Bridge while being pampered by our professional staff.
$20 - $35
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went as 2 couples for dinner this past week in our first visit to Clearwater Beach,FL. The ambiance was good, but not at 5 star since there was a bit too much noise for a tip of the chart restaurant. As for the good...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed July 25, 2018

We went to Cesare's based on recommendations from friends who have been there. OMG what a great place for dinner. It is not fancy but no need to be when the food is so good. The pasta was like little silk pillows full of bliss....More

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I met some family for dinner at this very good Italian Restaurant. The portions were very good where everyone who had fettuccine Alfredo loved it. My veal picatta was good but I have had better- the bread was fantastic and so was the service. I...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommended by another couple at the Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort, my wife and I are still raving about this place. Chicken Parmesan isn’t normally on the menu but was offered as a special. The chicken was so fresh and tender it was like butter. This...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious meal and bread and dipping oil was fantastic. Great service. Linguine in white clam sauce was very good. Also had the special which was delicious.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Lora N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Reservations a must. We were there on a Tuesday night and couldn’t get in until 8 pm. Seated quickly upon arrival. Johan our waiter was quick to take the drink order. Water served and bread and oil to follow. The cypresses salad was excellent! The...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

By far, the BEST garlic and olive oil pasta I have ever had. Even my Sicilian born father was impressed!

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very, very, very tasty Italian food. Had the special- Sacatini- and veal. Chocolate mousse is decadent. Service was fabulous! One of the best Italian food I ever had!

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed February 14, 2019 via mobile

I'll start by saying upon arrival I was disappointed to see that contrary to the menu I saw OpenTable, they had removed gnocchi from their menu. Honestly, gnocchi is the entire reason I chose to eat here; however I will say that the Lasagna Verdi...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank N S
Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

On a trip to Clearwater Beach with my sons, we were hungry for Italian food and found Cesares to be highly rated. It certainly deserves the high rating. Food was delicious, service was expeditious; however, not rushed and there was plenty to take back to...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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August 26, 2018|
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Response from Debbie W | Reviewed this property |
You cannot bring your own bottle/booze
March 20, 2018|
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Response from CarloV693 | Property representative |
Yes but limited. You should be able to find a space immediately or in a short amount of time
Susan G
April 24, 2017|
Response from CarloV693 | Property representative |
Yes, we do in a limited types ot format. Just ask your waiter. We don't charge extra for substitute GF pasta. regards Carlo
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