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Mom & Dad's Italian Restaurant

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304 S US Highway 27/441, Lady Lake, FL 32159
+1 352-753-2722
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Lady Lake, Florida
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fresh baked bread is the only highlight of this restaurant. Large portion entrees but not very good flavor. Overly thick burnt tomato sauce. Mealy meatballs. Eggplant was over cooked.

Thank gacoleman
Leesburg, Florida
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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with my husband on a whim. Not that big of a place (which isnt a bad thing). It is when the finally seat you and you have to wait 15 min. to put your drink order in. They bring you homemade bread out to nibble on while you wait. And yet we are still waiting on our drinks. Finally... More 

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The Villages, Florida
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147 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

A cute family owned resturant with great service and a local following. The food was ok but not great. The bread was amazing but my pasta was sticky and far too salty. My husband felt the same about his meal. It may be good for some tastes but not ours. I doubt we will go there again.

1 Thank perrjojo
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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Very friendly family owned Restaurant featuring traditional Italian dishes at very reasonable prices. Nothing fancy but very good food. Cute stand alone building right on Route 441. You are sure to enjoy your visit.

1 Thank Leonard V
Fruitland Park, Florida
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57 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

First time visit at Mom & Dad's. Friends raved about it but I am not a pasta - Italian food lover so I ordered a Calzone with Pepperoni and Sausage, They ordered their favorites. I was thrilled to be able to get a Calzone but when it came out it was overcooked and burned on top. I usually do not... More 

1 Thank Patricia V
The Villages, Florida
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

We were told this was the place to go for authentic Italian food. We were not impressed. The food was average. Pasta was dry and sticky. Not very big, and tables were close together

1 Thank Ctrapper2002
The Villages, Florida, United States
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

If'n you're hungry and hankering for some Italian food, you've found the place. You won't go away hungry and you will be very satisfied.

1 Thank Al D
Wildwood, Florida
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73 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

I have to agree with the writer who says to not let the outside fool you - I have passed this place many times and it is so "understated" that I wondered if they were even in business (my travels passed were before business hours). Seeing their advertisement in the local paper, I thought to give them a try while... More 

1 Thank Laura54
The Villages, Florida
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35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

If you're looking for good Italian food, this is a place to go. Homemade bread is served with your meal. Food is always served nice and hot. Very tasty! Reasonably priced and excellent service. Just a nice little restaurant, nothing fancy. Food consistently good!

1 Thank Deb H
The Villages, Florida
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150 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

Valentine's Day...a day of love... none here! Our evening started out with our waiter being rude and disrespectful! He wanted to take our drink order before we even sat down and then ignored us when we were ready to order. When my spouse said he would like to order a beer, the waiter brought it and slammed it down and... More 

1 Thank Traveldog07

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $22
Italian, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 304 S US Highway 27/441, Lady Lake, FL 32159
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lake County  >  Lady Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 352-753-2722
Full gluten-free menu Open 4p-9p Tue- Sat

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