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$9 - $30
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Italian
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Reviewed June 27, 2020 via mobile

We had great authentic Italian food. The restaurant is tucked away in a strip mall but the food and service makes up for the atmosphere. We had great service. Highly recommend trying this hidden gem.

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed February 22, 2020 via mobile

Let’s start out by saying , this restaurant has good food. The reason I did not rate it higher is the fact that it’s under staffed. Only two waitresses for a place that was full. The owner chief works the kitchen with his young son...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 9, 2020

We have taken several wine tasting trips to south, central and northern Italy over the years, feasting on local food as well as various wines. One trip to central Italy included a lunch at Alla Borsa in Valeggio. The tortellini was of three flavors: Beef...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 6, 2020 via mobile

Simply perfect. Some of the best Italian food the 4 of us who are fairly well traveled have enjoyed. This is not fast food. One or 2 people in kitchen 2 —absolutely delightful servers! I will be back! The price for the quality is mind...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 4, 2020 via mobile

Everything we were served was fantastic but dinner took 2 hours to be served. Server pointed out each of us had ordered a different dish explaining the delay. So the menu is too diverse or another chef is needed. But food, delish.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 19, 2019

Best introduction to Florida!! Coming from MA, Sean made us feel at home and gave us a TON of travel tips for the area.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 4, 2019 via mobile

Started with the Antipasto with warm homemade bread & knew we were in for a great meal. Pasta, Prosciutto on Homemade Focaccia & Flatbread sandwich we’re all fantastic.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 26, 2019 via mobile

Stopped in on a whim. Best decision ever. Have enjoyed Italian food everywhere we travel and enjoy cooking authentic Italian food at home. We have NEVER had anything better!!!! This place is a gem and Ft Myers best kept secret. Very reasonably priced (underpriced actually)...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 21, 2019 via mobile

My second time dining at Cafe Italia and the food was amazing. So far I’ve had the Chicken Parmigiana and the Eggplant Parmigiana both excellent. Authentic Italian food prepared by the owner / chef who came here from Italy.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 19, 2019

Absolutely love this small family owned and run cafe. Lovely but unassuming. The food never fails to be phenomenal! Highly recommend!

Date of visit: November 2019
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October 30, 2019|
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Response from Jennifer J | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about gluten free choices.
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Pat F
August 9, 2016|
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Response from Michael_R1234 | Property representative |
Dear Pat, Cafe Italia has several Gluten Free menu options including Soups, Salads, and Eggplant. He also has chicken, sausage and meatballs. Ask Chef Michael and he can accommodate you with other items as well. Buon... More
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