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“Great food but very slow service”
Review of Forlini's

Forlini's
Ranked #97 of 713 Restaurants in Clearwater
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $30
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood, Bar, Wine Bar
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Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: FORLINI FAMILY owned and operated Italian restaurant on Clearwater Beach since 1981. We offer authentic Italian Cuisine, an Award Winning Wine List and Full Liquor Bar.
Reviewed March 16, 2014

We went last week and showed up about 10 min before close. That may have been why it took 15 min to be greeted once seated. We overheard our assigned waitress say she was swamped and couldn't wait on us, which was bewildering as there were 4 servers and 7 tables. Regardless, once we got to order, the food came out fast and it was all excellent. The bruschetta was amazing. We ordered the chicken parm, which was exceptional, and the pasta bolognese, which was also very good. We will go back.

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Reviewed March 11, 2014

We were in Clearwater Beach for only four nights and ate here three times. What else can I say? The food is always great, the wine list is exceptional and the atmosphere is classic. This is a great restaurant. You will not be disappointed.

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Reviewed March 7, 2014

This is an upscale Italian restaurant. Food was excellent, service very good and nice wine list. I highly recommend it. It's a nice change from the typical beach places.

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Reviewed March 6, 2014

This is an upscale Italian restaurant with white tablecloths and an extensive wine list. We chose it because it was a nice change of pace from the beer and sandwich places on Clearwater Beach. We did not have reservations on a Wednesday evening, but were greeted immediately and seated. Our server was prompt in greeting us and knowledgeable about the menu and specials. The menu is classic Italian dishes with some added duck and lamb that looked interesting. It is pricey, but look at the location on the main drag of Clearwater Beach. The wine list is long, but we both had wine by the glass and the choices were good. Also, the bread was fresh and hot. My husband enjoys Italian food and we were not disappointed.

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Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

Walking distance from our resort; Hyatt Clearwater. We both had the veal dishes; veal chop with sauce on the side (sauce amaretto mushroom) , osso buco, side of pasta with meat sauce, a bottle of Syrah -$138. You have choice of soup or salad; we tried both. Food was good; not too much, not too little. Just right when you are traveling. Our server was very good; attentive but not too. We had nice window seat & watched the sun set. The place is neat & clean; white tablecloth not plastic. Busy place; so suggest reservation unless you get there early.

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