We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Lemoncello Italian Restaurant & Bar

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Location and contact

Menu

STARTERS
$9.0
Polpette
Three Tender Beef, Pork & Veal Meatballs Topped with Homemade Tomato Sauce & Asiago
$10.0
Caprese
Sliced Mozzarella, Tomatoes & Basil with a Touch of Salt, Olive Oil & Balsamic Reduction
$10.0
Bruschetta
Lightly Grilled Ciabatta Bread Accompanied with Fresh Tomatoes, Olive Oil, Garlic, Basil & Fresh Parmigiano
$12.0
Artichoke French
Artichokes Sautéed in a Lemon & Sherry Sauce, then Sprinkled with Cheese & Fresh Parsley
$12.0
Sauteéd Greens & Beans
Escarole, Cannellini Beans, Italian Sausage & Parmigiano
$12.0
Drunken Shellfish
Clams, Mussels, Shallots, Garlic & Herbs Sautéed in White Wine
$12.0
Arancini Feature
Three Lightly Breaded Rice Balls with the Chef's Choice Stuffing; Allow Your Server to Describe it for You
$13.0
Fried Calamari
Sicilian-Style Fried Squid Tossed with Banana Peppers, Kalamata Olives & Asiago Cheese, Served with Fresh Tomato Sauce
$13.0
Calamari Misto
Squid Sautéed with Kalamata Olives, Banana Peppers & Herbs in a Light Marinara Sauce
$12.0
Margherita Focaccia
Olive Oil, Sliced Roma Tomatoes, Garlic, Fresh Mozzarella & Basil
DINNER SALADS
$13.0
Caesar Salad
Fresh Romaine Lettuce Tossed in a Classic Caesar Dressing, Asiago & Parmesan Cheese with Croutons (Dressing Made with Anchovies)
$17.0
Chicken Spinach Salad
Grilled Chicken, Fried Goat Cheese & Tomatoes Over Spinach, with Our Slightly Sweet & Tangy Lemoncello Dressing
$18.0
Romaine & Shrimp Salad
Sautéed Mini Shrimp, Mushrooms, Pancetta & Diced Tomatoes, Over Grilled Romaine with Balsamic Dressing
PASTA
Add Meat: Sausage $3, Chicken $5, Meatballs (Two) $6, Jumbo Shrimp $9, Scallops $9. Served with a complimentary mixed greens side salad. Add Romaine $2, Add Caesar $3, Add Soup $4
$17.0
Manicotti con Ricotta
Two Delicate Homemade Pasta Crepes Filled with Cheese & Topped with Our Homemade Tomato Sauce
$18.0
Penne Puttanesca Piccante
Capers, Olives, Anchovies & Eggplant Tossed in a Spicy Tomato Sauce
$18.0
Spaghetti all' Amatriciana
Handmade Spaghetti Tossed with a Traditional Roman Sauce, Based with Pork, Asiago Cheese, Tomatoes & Onions
$19.0
Spaghetti & Meatball
Meatball is Made with Veal, Beef, Pork & Bread Crumbs & Served with Our Homemade Tomato Sauce
$18.0
Lasagna Campagnola
Layered Pasta with Three Cheeses & a Light Meat Ragu Sauce Made Daily & Cooked to Perfection
$19.0
Linguine Vongole
Handmade Linguine with a Healthy Portion of Clams in Either Our Red or White Clam Sauce
$19.0
Ravioli alla Mamma
Cheese Filled Pasta Tossed with Aglio E Olio, White Wine, Artichokes, Arugula & Grape Tomatoes
$19.0
Greens & Beans Pappardelle
Escarole with Cannellini Beans, Italian Sausage & Parmigiano, Tossed with Pappardelle Pasta
$20.0
Portobello Pasta
Handmade Linguine with Sliced Portobello & Moonlight Mushrooms, Arugula & Truffle Oil, Sautéed in a Light Alfredo Sauce, Crowned with Arugula, Ricotta Salata & Grape Tomatoes
MAKE YOUR OWN PASTA
Served with a complimentary mixed greens side salad. Add Romaine $2, Add Caesar $3, Add Soup $4
CHOOSE PASTA
$16.0
Penne Rigata
$16.0
Handmade Spaghetti
$16.0
Handmade Linguine
$17.0
Cheese Ravioli
$19.0
Handmade Ricotta Gnocchi
$19.0
Pappardelle
$19.0
Gluten-Free Penne
CHOOSE SAUCE
Marinara
Creamy Pesto
Alfredo
Vodka with Peas & Pancetta
PASTA ADDITIONS
$3.0
Sausage
$5.0
Chicken
$6.0
Meatballs (Two)
$9.0
Jumbo Shrimp
$9.0
Scallops
$5.0
Bolognese Sauce
ENTRÉES
Served with a complimentary mixed greens side salad. Add Romaine $2, Add Caesar $3, Add Soup $4. Choice of House Lemoncello Dressing, Balsamic, Italian, or Oil & Vinegar. Add Crumbly Bleu $2
Chicken $20.0
Veal $22.0
Shrimp $25.0
Lemoncello
Artichokes, Olives, Sun-Dried Tomatoe & Spinach, With Lemon & Cream Over Homemade Linguine
Chicken $20.0
Veal $22.0
Shrimp $25.0
Fradiavolo
Homemade Linguine Tossed With a Spicy Tomato Sauce, Garlic, Red Peppers & Caramelized Onions
Chicken $20.0
Veal $22.0
Ricotta Layered Eggplant $19.0
Parmiggiano
Breaded, Pan-Fried & Topped With a Homemade Tomato Sauce & Mozzarella, Accompanied With Handmade Spaghetti
Chicken $20.0
Veal $22.0
Marsala
Sautéed Mushrooms in a Marsala Sauce, Served With Potatoes & Vegetables of the Day
Chicken $20.0
Veal $22.0
French
Delicately Battered With Lemon & Sherry Sauce Over Handmade Linguine
Chicken $20.0
Veal $22.0
Milanese
Breaded, Pan-Fried & Topped With a Bruschetta Mix, Arugula, Olive Oil & Lemon Juice, Served With Potatoes & Vegetables of the Day
HOUSE SPECIALTIES
Served with a complimentary mixed greens side salad. Add Romaine $2, Add Caesar $3, Add Soup $4
$26.0
Shrimp French Pappardelle
Jumbo, Hand-Battered & Butterflied Shrimp, Tossed With Garlic & Spinach, in a Lemon White Wine Sauce Over Pappardelle Pasta
$27.0
Coniglio alla Cacciatore
Fresh Tomatoes, Mushrooms, Carrots, Fresh Rosemary & Peppers With Tender & Savory Braised Rabbit
$28.0
Prosciutto Wrapped Salmon
Pan-Seared Salmon Wrapped in Prosciutto, Topped With Arugula, Accompanied With One Pan-Seared Jumbo Shrimp & Scallop, Vegetables & Potato of the Day
$31.0
Cioppino Traditionalea
A Deep Dish of Scallops, Shrimp, Mussels & Clams With Fresh Herbs & Garlic in a Tomato Broth
$31.0
Pork Osso Buco
Braised Pork Accompanied With Vegetables Over Creamy Risotto
$31.0
New Zealand Rack of Lamb
Rubbed With Roasted Garlic & Herbs Over Potatoes & Vegetables, Drizzled With Balsamic Reduction
$31.0
Lobster Florentine
6 oz. De-Shelled Aragosta Tail With Pappardelle Pasta, Spinach, & Creamy Lemon Wine Sauce, Crowned With Two Shrimp
Price Varies
Risotto Feature
We Will Use the Seasons Freshest Ingredients to Delicately Prepare a Daily Risotto Feature. Please Allow the Server to Describe it For You
KID'S CORNER
$8.0
Penne with Butter
$9.0
Penne with Red Sauce & One Meatball
$8.0
Kids Cheese Focaccia
$9.0
Kids Pepperoni Focaccia
About
Considered one of the most authentic Italian restaurants in Monroe county. A place where visiting Italians are referred to for a meal most resembling home.Dinner Monday-Sunday starting at 4pm. Happy Hour Monday-Sunday 4pm-7pm in Bar Room only. Beautiful Patio in the warmer months as wellLive Music. See Website
PRICE RANGE
$15 - $35
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Drinks, Dinner
CUISINES
Italian
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Reviews (262)
Filter reviews
260 results
Traveler rating
150
64
26
9
11
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
150
64
26
9
11
Show reviews that mention
All reviews shrimp pasta pappardelle limoncello cake beans house salad chicken french soup dining room i'm glad truffle oil just the right amount live music outdoor seating large party italian cuisine looking forward to my next visit
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 260 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Upon entering you will be faced with the bar area which also hosts music when they have it. Check their website for times and dates of music. The bar is large enough that if you have to wait for a table they should be able...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank David M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an incredible meal! We have been several times now and haven’t been disappointed yet. Tonight we went with some friends to celebrate a birthday. I ordered the Shrimp French Parpadelle, my one complaint was there wasn’t more of it! The French sauce was light...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank sheenaw218
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first visit to this fantastic restaurant. From the appetizer to the meal it was a great experience. To top it off we had a great waitress who sequenced the dinner perfectly. The sauce was sweet and the meal was huge. You have to try...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JAr48
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely will return. Great food, great cocktails, great service! This will be a new favorite for us!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JER367
Reviewed November 12, 2018

Friends who live locally took us to this lovely and homely family style restaurant. Luckily we only ordered 2 starters for the 4 of us to share. As they were LARGE and delicious, especially the meatballs. The main courses we all delicious and we received...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank carolrogerwilkinson
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

Not the biggest fan of most pizza, but this was the best pizza ever....not only they my vote...they will be my #1 place to take family, friends.....

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Joseph P
Reviewed November 5, 2018

We were there on a Saturday night about 6pm, place was busy for the whole 2 hours we were there. The staff from the owner/maitre'd, bartender and wait staff were very pleasant, welcoming and accomodating. Although very busy, no one seemed rushed or overwhelmed. This...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tjcuse
Mass1974, Owner at Lemoncello Italian Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2018

Thank you for tour review. We appreciate the kind words from the service to the food to the ambiance. I feel your comment really captured the essence to what we try to provide. Good service but not rushed, great tasting food as it takes time...More

Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Last 3x we have been here we had to wait so long for our food. Food is great which is why we went back. Not sure we’ll try again for dinner. Perhaps take out or lunch.More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank bclemente2017
Mass1974, Owner at Lemoncello Italian Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

Thank you for the response. We appreciate your feedback. Yes the food is very good but it takes a while longer when we have to modify or substitute menu options especially during peak times. It effects service but we will be constantly trying to figure...More

Reviewed October 14, 2018

A busy Saturday night but we weren’t rushed after agreeing to sit at a bar table. The waitress was very friendly and attentive and went out of her way—sample of wine, extra olives, Happy Hour drinks menu that we had not initially received. Pineapple mule...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank IslandTraveler8
Mass1974, Owner at Lemoncello Italian Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

Thank you for the review, we aporeciate it. Glad you enjoyed food, service and music. Marco is fantastic. Ohhhh, sorry, i was the host Saturday and I was completely entrenched in trying to fix a computer issue while the place was packed so my fault...More

Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Had read mixed reviews on their Facebook page and heard mediocre feedback from friends. We sat outside at a nice quiet table for two that was soon surrounded by two tables with 5-6 loud people each. We could not converse for the noise. Service was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank robspetal
Mass1974, Owner at Lemoncello Italian Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2018

Sorry to hear about your experience. The summer season is great for the patio but I know folks sometimes don’t like to sit in busy, loud restaurants. May I suggest 4pm any day of the week. We would be more apt not to get busy...More

View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Sheila B
September 16, 2016|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from Mass1974 | Property representative |
Sorry for the delay. It's a casual place where folks feel comfortable in jeans, slacks, shorts or suits. We just ask, no tank tops on gentlemen.
0
Votes
lucie47
April 7, 2015|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Edward2020 | Property representative |
Yes. TUESDAY is no corkage fee. The other nights we charge $10 a bottle. Massimo
0
Votes
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing