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$13 - $44
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Italian, European, Tuscan, Central-Italian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews mushroom soup veal bread an italian restaurant our waiter full bar were seated promptly ocala area capellini appetizers desert specials martini florida
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Reviewed May 29, 2022

First time diners. Originally thought it was Chinese restaurant because it has pictures of the dinners in the window. We were very happy to find it was an Italian restaurant. Food and service were very good. Meals are ala carte, a little pricey for the...area.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Jose M, General Manager at Mesa de Notte, responded to this reviewResponded June 3, 2022

Thanks for the 4 stars, Bldgfinder! We are very proud to have earned them in your eyes!

Reviewed May 4, 2022

went there for dinner.. we moved here 2 1/2 years ago and were looking for a good italian resturant cause we miss our resturant on long island n.y. well we decided to try this place and we are very happy we did.. the food is...very good and the servers are very nice:) i had veal parm, my son had chicken parm and my husband had the salomon..everything was really good..we will be going back again:)More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Jose M, General Manager at Mesa de Notte, responded to this reviewResponded May 20, 2022

Hi, thanks for the awesome feedback! We take great pride in our staff to always provide great service and prepare excellent food - and are very happy that it came across to you. Hope to see you in again soon!

Reviewed May 3, 2022

My wife and I were totally impressed - food, atmosphere and the staff can only be described as outstanding. We will definitely be going back, again and again. Great place to take family and friends.

Date of visit: February 2022
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Jose M, Owner at Mesa de Notte, responded to this reviewResponded May 13, 2022

Thanks for taking a moment to leave us a rating! We're pleased to know that you felt your visit was a great one, and we look forward to serving you again in the future!

Reviewed April 3, 2022

Wife and I went for a date night and can see why this establishment is so well reviewed. Chrissy was our server and did an impeccable job. Friendly, knowledgeable and a genuinely nice person. We were about the last people to leave, sorry, but couldn't...get enough and will be back even with a 45 minute drive. Thanks for making this evening enjoyable. Desert was a hit, loved the trea leches cake.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Jose M, Other at Mesa de Notte, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2022

Hi there, thank you for taking the time to leave us wonderful feedback! We're so happy that we were able to provide an enjoyable dining experience for you and your wife. We hope to serve you guys again on a future day night!

Reviewed February 15, 2022 via mobile

Food, service absolutely outstanding. Excellent menu choices. Generally go there when we have family and friends visiting.More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Jose M, General Manager at Mesa de Notte, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2022

Hi there. Thanks for taking time to leave us a wonderful review and rating, Jim! We are thrilled to know that you enjoyed the menu choices that were offered to you. We love to hear when our guests enjoy both the food and service while...More

Reviewed November 16, 2021

My wife and I have dinned at Mesa de Notte ever since it opened and have NEVER been disappointed. The atmosphere is very relaxing, the customer service is always professional and polite and the food is fresh and delicious and very reasonably priced. They have...a variety of nice wines and a full bar with the best Martinis in Ocala! Jose M., the owner/chef runs a very efficient kitchen and always takes pride in the meals that are served. Whether you are looking for a romantic date night out on the town or a gathering with family or friends this is a MUST to experience. Thank you Mesa de Notte for always giving my wife and I a fabulous place to dine in Ocala, FL.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Jose M, General Manager at Mesa de Notte, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2021

Thank you for taking the time to leave us this wonderful review, Michael. It means so much to us that you enjoy the care and hard work we put into each and every dish that we serve. We are truly grateful to have great customers...More

Reviewed October 23, 2021

My husband and I went there for our anniversary. We had calamari as an appetizer. It was crispy, hot nd fresh. Cesar salad and mushroom soup were delicious. Chicken picatta and caneloni were outstanding . Service was excellent

Date of visit: October 2021
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Jose M, General Manager at Mesa de Notte, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2021

Hey Venture237306, thanks for the five stars! It is always wonderful to see that another guest had a fantastic experience. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed October 3, 2021

We had very much enjoyed this restaurant in the short time that we moved to Ocala Florida . Then at our visit last Saturday what a horrible disappointment!! My husband ordered the chicken parm with capellini in pink sauce like always and when served the...meal the dinner was drowned in red sauce he pointed out to our waiter the error he too agreed a mistake took his dinner away and showed up promptly with the same meal only with the pink sauce ON TOP of the red sauce. Terrible!! I had loved their eggplant rollatini until this time the eggplant was so horribly burned or overcooked I was unable eat impossible to chew. the waiter was advised and saw my dinner hardly eaten and the pieces that I had spit out because uneatable, yet he did not do anything??? It is going to be a time before we frequent this restaurant such very poor customer service and food!!!!More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Jose M, General Manager at Mesa de Notte, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2021

Hello, I am so sorry to see that you were so displeased with the service provided to you. All staff members are trained to be as professional, efficient, and welcoming as possible, and I greatly apologize that it did not come across that way to...More

Reviewed September 22, 2021

The soup and bread was excellent. The wine was ok. Is the breaded veal frozen. If so I would recommend that yo take it off of the menu because it detracts from a fine dining experience.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Jose M, Owner at Mesa de Notte, responded to this reviewResponded October 13, 2021

Thanks for the high rating, Stephen! We appreciate you taking the time to leave us feedback. We only ever serve fresh food and ingredients to our guests and we hope to see you back again soon.

Reviewed September 7, 2021 via mobile

We hired Mesa De Notte as the caterer for our wedding, which was held at an event hall, and could not be more pleased with our choice. Julian, the director, was extremely professional and very responsive. He met with us the day before (at his...request) to prepare for the event. He brought along the two servers working the event to be introduced as well. The entire experience was outstanding! The food was amazing, the servers were extremely well groomed, very courteous and executed everything in the most wonderful manner. My original decision was based on two things: 1. My sister had eaten there several times and raved about the food. 2. Their website is excellent, which sold me on hiring them. They honored the prices listed on their website. The guests all raved about how the deliciousness of the food. It was hot and was presented well in top notch catering equipment. I can’t say enough good things about the experience including what a great value it was! Do yourself a favor and hire Mesa de Notte for your next special event!More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Jose M, General Manager at Mesa de Notte, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2021

Hello there, Rachel. Thank you so much for taking time to leave us a review and such kind words. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your experience with our catering services! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed September 4, 2021 via mobile

Outstanding- we had reservations tonight & this was the best we ever had. Before our reservations we sat at the bar & had a wonderful conversation with Heather who detailed about the specials & her favorite! And the wonderful experience we were going to have...for dinner . After our pre drink of Italian Martini- we headed to our table to enjoy appetizers, soup and veal with our wonderful server Chrissy ! As soon as you walk in you know you are going to enjoy the evening… this was our first experience and will not be our last ! Job well done by everyoneMore

Date of visit: September 2021
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Jose M, General Manager at Mesa de Notte, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2021

Hi LindapF9719YA! We really appreciate you taking the time to provide us with feedback! We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit with us so thoroughly! We hope that your next visit with us will be in the very near future!

Reviewed June 28, 2021

Meal and service were once again absolutely exceptional. Busy little restaurant with very high quality Italian food. Everything we have tried has been absolutely phenomenal. Service is excellent and wine is very reasonable priced as well.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Jose M, General Manager at Mesa de Notte, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2021

Hi GGWD, thanks for the five stars! We continuously strive to provide both excellent food and service and always love to see when our guests feel that we've fulfilled just that! Hope to see you in again soon! 😊

Reviewed June 24, 2021

Fine but didnt care for the server she kept checking me out. She wasnt my type but the host now HE was hot. Gave him my #. Thanks Brad !!!!

Date of visit: June 2021
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Jose M, General Manager at Mesa de Notte, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2021

Thank you for dining with us, Brad! We hope that you enjoyed your visit. If anything wasn't to your liking, please let our staff know on your next visit so we can make sure you get the 5-star experience you deserve!

Reviewed June 20, 2021

First time visiting and we were anticipating an excellent meal with professional service. ALL our expectations were met if not exceeded! Outstanding service, superb menu choices, very nice wine and speciality drink menu as well! My veal marsala was very very good as was my...wife’s chicken piccata. Appetizers and dessert also were great! Also very reasonably priced was a big plus! We can’t wait to return. Been living in greater Ocala area for 3 years and this is best Italian that we have found! Thank you Mesa De Notte.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Jose M, General Manager at Mesa de Notte, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2021

Thank you so much for the wonderful review Steven! We are so happy to hear you had such an amazing visit to Mesa de Notte and look forward to the next time you stop in.

Reviewed May 15, 2021

While looking for a home in Ocala in January our Realtor recommended this place for Dinner. It was very good. Last night while in Ocala again we came here again. Simply outstanding meals and service. We were seated promptly, service was very good and the...meals exceptional. Our property won't be ready for some months yet however this place will be a regular for us once we relocate. Until then as we make inspection trips to Ocala every few weeks we'll be checking in on this restaurant.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Jose M, General Manager at Mesa de Notte, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2021

Thank you for returning! We're very pleased to hear you've enjoyed both visits with us. We hope to see you again soon!

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Response from Linda B G | Reviewed this property |
I would call and ask, they are very accomadating
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never seen it on the menu but I wouldn't doubt they would make it if you asked!
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Mesa de Notte is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5