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Mom & Dad's Italian Restaurant

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Sat, 7/20
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner
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CUISINES
Italian, Asian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
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Menu

APPETIZERS‎
7.50
escargot
snails baked in garlic butter sauce & covered w/ parmesan cheese
7.50
stuffed mushrooms
stuffed w/ crab & ricotta, seasoned w/ fresh herbs & covered w/ mozzarella
7.50
carciofi fritti
marinated artichoke hearts rolled in parmesan cheese & Italian herbs, lightly fried
small 3.99
medium 5.99
large 7.99
caprese skewer
a skewer full of fresh basil, tomatoes & mozzarella
5.50
formaggio di pane
two slices of baked mozzarella bread w/ a side of marinara sauce
small 6.99
medium 11.99
large 17.99
antipasto
an array of Italian meats, cheeses, olives & veggies
6.50
pomodoro a la mama
red, ripe tomatoes marinated in olive oil, & Italian herbs
2.00
olive oil
with fresh herbs & garlic
SOUPS & SALADS‎
add grilled chicken to your entree or caesar salad for $2.50
5.50
minestrone
Italian vegetable soup w/ beans & pasta
9.99
grilled chicken +2.50
entree signature house salad
olives, tomatoes, cucumbers, pepperoncinis & carrots all on a bed of fresh romaine
4.99
small signature house salad
10.99
grilled chicken +2.50
caesar salad
classic caesar salad, romaine dressed w/ creamy caesar dressing, croutons & parmesan cheese
ITALIAN FAVORITES‎
served w/ soup or salad & homemade bread
15.99
lasagna
thin sheets of homemade noodles layered w/ a combination of Italian cheeses & meat sauce, oven baked to perfection
16.99
veggie lasagna
thin sheets of homemade noodles layered w/ a combination of Italian cheeses & fresh vegetables, oven baked
14.99
manicotti
large tube-shaped egg crepe filled w/ ricotta & topped w/ marinara sauce
15.99
veal cannelloni
a crepe style pasta stuffed w/ ground veal, fresh herbs & Italian cheeses
15.99
eggplant parmigiana
breaded eggplant in tomato sauce, covered w/ Italian cheeses & oven baked, served w/ spaghetti w/ marinara sauce or a side of sautéed vegetables
15.99
ground beef parmigiana
ground beef patty, fresh herbs & garlic braised in our world famous marinara sauce
14.99
spaghetti a-la-bruzzi
vermicelli pasta, mushrooms & meat sauce topped w/ Italian cheeses & oven baked
16.99
stuffed eggplant
eggplant stuffed w/ a ricotta cheese seasoned w/ garlic & herbs, served w/ marinara
14.99
fettuccine alfredo
fettuccine folded into a heavy parmesan-garlic sauce
CHICKEN‎
served w/ soup or salad, homemade bread & spaghetti w/ marinara sauce or sautéed vegetables
17.99
soup
salad
marinara sauce
sauteed vegetables
chicken marsala
two chicken breasts sautéed in marsala sauce w/ peppers, onions, mushrooms, fresh garlic & parsley
17.99
soup
salad
marinara sauce
sauteed vegetables
chicken piccata
two chicken breasts sauteed in Italian spices & a white wine lemon cream sauce
16.99
soup
salad
marinara sauce
sauteed vegetables
rosemary grilled chicken
two‎ rosemary & garlic marinated chicken breasts grilled to perfection
16.99
soup
salad
marinara sauce
sauteed vegetables
baked chicken parmigiana
two chicken breasts baked in tomato sauce & covered w/ Italian cheeses
VEAL‎
served w/ soup or salad, homemade bread & spaghetti w/ marinara sauce or sauteed vegetables
14.99
soup
salad
marinara sauce
sauteed vegetables
chopped veal parmigiana
ground veal patty w/ fresh herbs in tomato sauce & covered w/ Italian cheeses
18.99
soup
salad
marinara sauce
sauteed vegetables
sliced veal parmigiana
slices of sautéed veal smothered in tomato sauce & covered w/ Italian cheeses
18.99
soup
salad
marinara sauce
sauteed vegetables
veal marsala
slices of veal sautéed w/ mushrooms in a rich marsala wine sauce w/ fresh garlic & parsley
18.99
soup
salad
marinara sauce
sauteed vegetables
veal piccata
slices‎ of veal sautéed in Italian spices & a white wine lemon cream sauce
18.99
soup
salad
marinara sauce
sauteed vegetables
veal scaloppini
slices‎ of veal sauteed w/ mushrooms in a red wine sauce w/ fresh garlic & parsley
BEEF‎
served w/ soup or salad, homemade bread & your choice of fries, spaghetti w/ marinara sauce or sauteed vegetables
19.99
soup
salad
marinara sauce
sauteed vegetables
u.s. choice club steak
grilled prime delmonico steak
21.99
soup
salad
marinara sauce
sauteed vegetables
diana’s steak
grilled delmonico smothered w/ sauteed peppers, onions & mushrooms in a red wine sauce & covered w/ mozzarella
SEAFOOD‎
served w/ soup or salad, homemade bread & spaghetti w/ marinara sauce or sauteed vegetables
market
soup
salad
marinara sauce
sauteed vegetables
pesce piccata
fresh catch of the day sauteed in Italian spices & a white wine lemon cream sauce
16.99
soup
salad
marinara sauce
sauteed vegetables
fried shrimp
gulf shrimp house-battered & lightly fried
17.99
soup
salad
marinara sauce
sauteed vegetables
sauteed shrimp
fresh gulf shrimp sautéed w/ mushrooms in a white wine & cream sauce
PERSONALIZED PASTAS‎
select a pasta & one sauce for your signature dish
10.99
spaghetti or mostaccioli
12.99
gnocchi, ravioli or fettuccine
11.99
whole wheat spaghetti or brown rice pasta
2.99
tomato marinara
(choose one) plain, mushrooms or ground beef
2.99
tomato marinara
with‎ meatball or Italian link sausage
1.99
virgin olive oil sauce
garlic or w/ mushrooms
1.99
cream alfredo sauce
plain‎ or w/ mushrooms
PIZZA‎
homemade w/ mama’s thin crust
12.00
cheese
small (11 inch)
14.00
cheese
large (14 inch)
SIDE ORDERS‎
3.99
two meatballs
3.99
meat sauce (cup)
3.99
two Italian sausages
3.99
toasted parmesan bread
(four slices)
3.99
mushroom sauce
(cup)
3.99
toasted garlic bread
(four‎ slices)
2.99
marinara sauce
(cup)
1.00
homemade bread
(four‎ slices)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I have had dinner at Mom & Dad’s twice in the past month. The atmosphere and service was excellent and I would give a top rating of 5 to the ladies who were our servers. Food, however, was just average, and not...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Janetemmett
momanddadstally, Public Relations Manager at Mom & Dad's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are always striving to make sure our customers have the best dining experience possible. We take all reviews into heavy consideration. We hope you will give Mom & Dad's another chance to warm your heart...More

Reviewed May 30, 2019 via mobile

We recently hosted a dinner for 15 family members at Mom & Dad’s celebrating our daughter’s graduation from FSU. The location, service, food quality and staff attitude was superb. The celebration was a success!! Thank you Mom & Dad Italian restaurant. Now you are part...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank DMFVL
momanddadstally, Website Manager at Mom & Dad's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2019

Thanks for taking the time to leave this awesome review! Congrats on the graduation, we hope to see you back soon!

Reviewed May 3, 2019

This is NOT the original M & D Restaurant and they have NOT been in business for 40+ years. That is a lie. Additionally since taking over the name (literally) and attempting to serve the same food they have failed tremendously. I will never eat...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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momanddadstally, Manager at Mom & Dad's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2019

Please accept our sincere apologies for your recent dining experience at Mom and Dad’s. We know how frustrating it can be to have plans for a nice dinner and it not meet your expectations. We want customers to enjoy dining at Mom & Dad’s Italian...More

Reviewed April 19, 2019 via mobile

Definitely not the original recipes. The restaurant itself is pretty, but the booths are too small and the food is just okay. There are much better Italian restaurants in Tallahassee. I miss the real Mom’s and Dad’s!!More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Freedom708375
momanddadstally, Manager at Mom & Dad's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2019

We are so sorry to hear you had a disappointing experience dining at Mom & Dad's! One of our main goals is to maintain the quality and nostalgia so many of our customers love from our old location. We are sorry you did not feel...More

Reviewed April 14, 2019

I remember driving out Apalachee to the real Mom and Dad’s for simple Italian country style cooking - the kind that my Italian family would serve. That was in the days that with the exception of the Silver Slipper, Tallahassee was known for its lack...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Jim B
momanddadstally, Front Office Manager at Mom & Dad's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2019

Jim, We are so sorry to hear that your experience dining with us was not enjoyable. We would love to get some more information from you about your dining experience so that we can make sure we are meeting the needs and expectations of all...More

Reviewed February 23, 2019 via mobile

We have just returned from a trip to Tallahassee and as usual we had dinner at Mom and Dads! This place just gets better and better, we were lucky enough to sit in the private area which was very comfortable, light and airy. The service...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank BibiTysz
Reviewed February 19, 2019

I went to Mom and Dad's Italian restaurant last evening to celebrate my birthday with several of my family members. Our reservation was at 7:00 and we were seated right away. The hostess was very pleasant and immediately made us feel welcome. Our waiter was...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 23brigittem
Reviewed February 10, 2019

Prior to our visit on February 8th, we had tried unsuccessfully to dine here a couple of times without reservations. We made an impromptu stop here for dinner on the Saturday before Valentine's Day since it was barely 6PM, and even then, the restaurant was...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Tallykat62
Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I have bee going to this restaurant for 23 years. After it changed ownership the quality of food has declined and since the move it is even worse. Tonight the service was pleasant but incompetent. The waitress forgot about our salads and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank aubiedoc
Reviewed December 18, 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I went for a little celebration. The place is great for large groups or romantic couples. The bread is soft and home made. The wine selection is nice. We had rosemary chicken which was healthy and tender. I loved the blue cheese...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank gfarmer668
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