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Little Italy Restaurant & Lounge

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111 S Magnolia Dr, Tallahassee, FL 32301-2973
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Cocoa Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had my favorite dish and so did everyone else at the table. I didn't hear 3 words for the first 5 minutes, always a good sign. This is not too fancy just really great food One last tip - save room for a cannoli they are amazing.

Thank BrianB32931
Crawfordville, Florida
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

I get the baby Margherita pizza, super. They bring bread and butter while you wait for your order. Try the dipping oil for $3.50 to enjoy with the Italian bread.

Thank Helen C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Best restaurant in town to have a relaxing or romantic meal outside by a large stone fountain. You may feel like you are dining in a authentic Italian piazza. Enver and Violetta are the hard working husband and wife owners and a talented chef and hostess to boot. So many delicious items on the menu your only regret is that... More 

Thank rignanesegang
Alexandria, Louisiana
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52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

This establishment has classic Italian food and an excellent courtyard where one can eat outside. Family run since 1987 the place was a real find. It is in an older shopping center but there is plenty of parking and a yoga studio on the second floor above it. Prices are very reasonable. Excellent food and a cozy atmosphere. Perfect for... More 

Thank Henry R
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

The food was simply delicious and the service was excellent. The fact that they close a little bit late than other restaurants in town makes it a great option for late dining. Prices reasonable and the ambience make you feel relaxed and at mama's house.

Thank Maria D
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

Located inside a very quaint and charming courtyard at a small shopping mall. Not a chain which matters to us when we travel. Shared a spaghetti and meatball dinner because we couldn't carry left-overs with us. Meatballs were excellent and in plenty of sauce.

Thank 55Maple2014
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5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

I'm in complete and utter shock at how some people said this was like a trip to Italy or that it was even good Italian food. I mean, honestly, fazoli's has better Italian food. First off.. bread should be served uncooked. Secondly, $2.50 for an Orange Juice for a toddler because it's the only type of juice/lemonade you serve, barbaric.... More 

Thank Stephanie D
Tallahassee, Florida
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128 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016 via mobile

We enjoy dining at Little Italy for many reasons, especially the ambiance. Outward appearance is deceiving, it's located in a small shopping center. But wait, there's a recently updated beautiful two story open courtyard with outdoor cafe-style seating. The Indoor dining room is also charming and cozy. On a recent January visit with friends the dining room was chilly. Our... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

Very pleasant atmosphere.We always enjoy our eating experience.We love love the calzones! The pizzas are my granddaughter's favorite pizzas and mine too.

Thank Hilda H
Orlando, Florida
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108 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

We dined at Little Italy while in Tallahassee for Parent’s Weekend. The restaurant has a beautiful courtyard with an outdoor seating area that was totally unexpected, given its location in a strip mall. Prices are very reasonable and service was friendly and efficient. The entrees our party tried included baked eggplant stuffed with ricotta cheese, served with a side of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 S Magnolia Dr, Tallahassee, FL 32301-2973
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Tallahassee
  • Phone Number: 850-878-7781

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