Editor's pick Award winner
232 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, FL 33609
(813) 875-6660 Reserve now
Cost range: 20.01-100.0
Payment options: Credit cards accepted
Alcohol: Full bar
The blush is not off the rose at this nearly 30-year-old Tampa original. In the dining room, tuxedoed waiters have the assurance only longtime employment provides, whether that's guiding guests through the menu or whipping up a tableside Caesar (the best in town). The food is rigorously traditional Northern Italian, with just about everything we can think of made in house (all right, not the penne or other macaroni). The wine list is stunning, with a breadth of prices, regions, varietal, and large and small production represented. But wine costs a pretty penny, and the menu is in financial lockstep. This is splurge country, but well worth the do-re-mi.
Hours: 5:30 p.m. to approx. 10 p.m. nightly.
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