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Petrella's Italian Cafe

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2174 W Nine Mile Rd, Pensacola, FL 32534-9413
(850) 471-9444
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I tried Petrella's on a Saturday night. There was quite a wait as it is prime rib night. My husband is very picky and he loved the prime rib and fettucine alfredo. I had chicken parm and it was great too. The red sauce was flavorful without being overwhelming. As other's have mentioned, the garlic bread was... More 

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Thank Denia L
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was fair. Garlic bread is more like toasted bread with a little butter. Couldn't taste the garlic at all. Spaghetti and meatballs was nothing I could make at home. Fried pasta dish was decent, but small. The alfredo was good, but a little different than what most people would probably expect. Took quite a while to get in. The... More 

Thank John L
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33 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

To say the least I was heavily disappointed by my catered lasagna dinner. It looked beautiful on my plate. However, the lasagna was nothing to write home about. It was very a small & bland and hard to cut through (bottom noodles over cooked). The small chunk of garlic bread appeared to be the same or similar as Cole's garlic... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm a harsh critic of good Italian food because mine is the best but if you want something other than the chain food come here. Would be nice if they took reservations.

Thank Rick C
Saratoga Springs, New York
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6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I tried Petrella's this week and we were Very disappointed. We decided to try the pizza and the bruschetta. What we got can in no way be called bruschetta - a piece of flat crunchy dough with a whole tomato on top,melted cheese and dried basil. The pizza had a store bought dry dough with some kind... More 

Thank SusieQ18
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5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Petrella's might not be the best Italian Food in Pensacola. I would easily rate them in the top 2 or 3. Dollar for dollar they offer a excellent product. The prices for what they serve bets the Chain Italian Restaurants bye miles. The food is honest, affordable you would be hard pressed to take your wife any where and get... More 

Thank Randall B
Pace, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went to Petrella's for the first time recently. We had a little bit of a wait for a table but it was worth it! We happened to go on a Wednesday without realizing it was lasagna night. For $7.99 a plate you cannot beat it! We each got the lasagna which came with a salad and... More 

Thank ktr31788
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

This is a cozy, family run Italian restaurant located in a strip mall in northwest Pensacola. The menu is varied and the prices are reasonable. The food is excellent, so expect a wait. Wednesday's special is lasagna, so they are very busy. The biggest drawback is there is little waiting area inside so you must wait outside. Tables and chairs... More 

Thank USNA73
Slidell, Louisiana
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

My husband and I are re-locating to Pensacola, our realtor had recommended Petrellas. We had spent a long day house hunting and when we returned to our RV in a local campground tried to get a pizza delivered...no luck! Not one place would deliver to our location, by this time it was close to 9 p.m. We remembered Petrella's, it... More 

Thank R A
Wausau, Wisconsin
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26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed the food at this restaurant. Eggplant Parmesan and seafood Alfredo were both excellent. The staff was very friendly and helpful. It's just a strip mall restaurant but we were happy we tried it.

Thank Bergerfamilytree

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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
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2174 W Nine Mile Rd, Pensacola, FL 32534-9413
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Pensacola
  • Phone Number: (850) 471-9444

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?