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“Wonderful dining experience!”
Review of Romeo's Pizzeria

Romeo's Pizzeria
Ranked #49 of 458 Restaurants in Lakeland
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed April 11, 2013

Hot fresh baked bread, as good as it gets! Salmon dinner included crab cakes, plenty of fresh vegetables as well, with a salad too, all generous portions! The pizza was exactly as ordered, with pepperoni, spicy ham, artichokes, mushrooms and black olives, fresh sliced Roma tomatoes, and lastly a topping of fresh spinach and basil for the last two minutes in the oven. Unbelievable combination of flavors cooked to perfection!

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Thank AlecThigpen
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Reviewed April 5, 2013 via mobile

Usually, we'll-established restaurants present a "stand-alone" invitation of potential; however, Romeo's Italian Restaurant presents just the opposite. An assumed (typical) "hole-in-the-wall," strip mall/fast food grease pit, will shock those that actually venture in to try their "wares."

Coming from a large Italian family -not too far from Ellis Island itself, the kitchen, and (more precisely stated) food was ALWAYS at the center of our Familial universe! There was always something cooking... always home made... always mouth-watering.
And so, when it comes to restaurant reviews, those claiming to be Italian are usually entered into with the highest expectation; as well as getting the harshest critique.

Although the atmosphere is nothing to write home about (nothing inviting), still, Romeo's receives high marks for plentiful, well prepared dishes -although the sauce could be more to my own personal liking (more vino in the mix, etc.). It is one of those out-of-the-norm UNEXPECTED places to definitely take someone wishing to enjoy a plentiful meal of good Italian fare.

One final note on Romeo's is that it has recently come under new management that swears to keep all menu items (and recipes) in-tact... We hope so. As well, we wish this young couple great success in this wonderful display of tastful cuisine.

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Thank SidlerGK
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Reviewed April 4, 2013

Romeo's was recently sold and it just isn't the same without Leno and Manwella! They say it is suppose to be exactly the same, but I found it not to be. They would always make you whatever you wanted, whether it was on the menu or not!

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Thank NEW1957
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Reviewed March 25, 2013

We are originally from Boston and have the benefit of wonderful Italian food in the North End. Searched for a while in Florida but finally found Romeo's - and this compares very well with the Boston North End. Went there yesterday (a party of six). We all had something different and every dish was wonderful. We had four different chicken dishes and everyone raved about each. The spagettii meatballs were also wonderful. Everyone enjoyed every bite - and we're having leftovers tonight for dinner!!

Desert was delicious and the service wonderful.

Best Italian restaurant we've been to in Florida!!

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Thank k n
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Reviewed March 17, 2013

Visiting for a spring training game, we decided to give Romeo's a try. What a great decision! The garlic bread was mildly seasoned and delicious. The garden salad was fresh with a good house dressing. I had gnocchi carne that was excellent, with gnocchi in a creamy tomato sauce with meat. My wife had fettuccine in a meat sauce that was also very good. Everything was made-to-order with homemade sauces. Dessert was also homemade and excellent. We had a limoncello cake with a mascarpone cheese frosting that was light and delicious. Everything we saw coming from the kitchen looked good. Our service was excellent and we talked at length with the owner after the meal and were very impressed with her desire to please. An excellent dining experience!

Thank Richard M
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