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La Rocca

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12500 Tamiami Trl S, North Port, FL 34287-1474
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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North Port, Florida
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is difficult to find, In the back of a prking lot behind a bar. Food is fresh, authentic and plentiful. Very friendly service. Varied menu from pizza to fancy pasta and seafood. The home made bread is fantastic and served warm. Salad was large and fresh. Would recommend this place for Dinner. Wine and liquor available.

1 Thank Crispykritter
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

We called based on reviews found here. Pizza was good. Wasn't too bad but it is right around the corner and was easy! Pizzas weren't incredible but they weren't bad either. Had them ready in 15 mins and were a nice thin crust. Will order pizza again and probably eat at the place sometime.

1 Thank Butch D
Port Charlotte, Fl
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

Excellent food, my favorite food is Penne Ameritriciana. One of only 2 places in SWF where I can find it. Been here many times, am always satisfied.

1 Thank jr213
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

Walking into La Rocca and being warmly greeted you immediately feel at home - tables are set with snowy white cloths. But putting all that a side, let's cut to the food. Warm crusty bread dipped oil with a frosty glass of wine - could do as a meal! Baked clams, Tomato and Mozzrela Caprese trust me, are two of... More 

2 Thank Theodora R
Akron, Ohio
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

we stopped in on our way home from long day at the beach. very good food, chicken with mushrooms and artichokes was delicious. I am very picky. i had a small problem with my salad, but our server took care of it immediately! we would definitely go back! and get the tiramesu! worth it!

2 Thank Anne B
Auburn, Maine, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

Visiting family in Florida, the night I arrived we were looking for a place to eat nearby. I did a search on Urbanspoon and this restaurant came up as we were looking for Italian food as all of us would find that type acceptable. Found the restaurant to have an older style classic ambiance, ant a very friendly staff. The... More 

2 Thank Tim A
North Port, Florida
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

My husband and I really enjoy this Italian food. It is small, quiet and family owned. The Veal Piccata, and Chicken with mushrooms and artichokes are probably our favorites. The house Merlot is very nice. I know you should drink white wine with white meat but we really like the Merlot. you can choose the pasta you prefer under the... More 

2 Thank flylady46
Clayton, New York
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97 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

Went on a Tuesday and no wait at all. Friendly staff and prompt service. We were looking for Veal dishes and they did not disappoint. Reasonable prices also. Kind of hidden but worth looking for. Left full and satisfied.

2 Thank huffer24
Newton, Massachusetts
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48 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

First you have to find La Rocca, and get beyond the trick sign which is almost illegible, then you get your reward - a wonderful dinner. As you walk through the magical light sprinkles inside the door, you suspend disbelief. Our superb, happy waitress took our drink orders and told us she'd be back with bread, and what a total... More 

2 Thank marjmont
Venice, Florida
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73 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

We dined here with friends and had a wonderful experience. The food is true Italian & you can taste the love that goes into the preparation. I had the Chicken Rocca, Their signature dish, with tender chicken, mushrooms in a delicious light sauce over fettuccine pasta that was out of this world!!!! Will definitely be back. I will say that... More 

2 Thank Pam B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, International
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
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
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12500 Tamiami Trl S, North Port, FL 34287-1474
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  North Port
  • Phone Number: 941-423-9211

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?