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Diners' Choice: Italian restaurants in Orlando / Central Florida East

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Updated June 05, 2024

Looking for restaurants with the best overall Italian cuisine in Orlando / Central Florida East? You’re in the right place. Each month OpenTable analyses more than 400,000 new diner reviews. We sort the results by category to help you discover new favourites. It's a great partnership: you reserve, eat, and review. We listen...and deliver the results for all to benefit. Enjoy!

A photo of L'incontro Italian Restaurant restaurant
4.9
4.9 (560)
$30 and under
Italian
Lake Wales
About the restaurant
L’incontro is an Italian word that means, “The Meeting Place.”

Located in Lake Wales, the heart of central Florida, is L’incontro Restaurant, “A Place Where People Gather to Enjoy Classic Italian Food.”

Our family’s interest in Italian cuisine began in the 1960s when my uncle immigrated to the United States. He worked hard to bring other family members to the States to live the American dream. Now, our family includes about 160 people, mostly living in New York and Florida. Four of my uncles are now Italian cuisine chefs or own their own restaurants. Through the years they have cooked for many famous people. Oprah Winfrey, the President of France, and other well-known celebrities have enjoyed their old world-style dishes that showcase the variety and distinct characteristics of Italy’s regional cuisines.

Top review
KathrynLvip
Dined on May 26, 2024
Fantastic food from the appetizers to dessert. Waiter was excellent. We will be going back. We live an hour away and well worth the drive.
A photo of Terramia Ristorante restaurant
4.9
4.9 (661)
$30 and under
Italian
Altamonte Springs
About the restaurant
TerraMia presents contemporary Italian cuisine inspired by seasonal and regional simplicity. The executive chef creates elegant and classic Italian dishes presented with an innovative and modern twist.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined on Jun 4, 2024
This place is amazing. Best Italian food around. Highly recommend.
A photo of The Cellar Restaurant restaurant
4.8
4.8 (936)
$50 and over
Italian
Daytona Beach
About the restaurant
The area’s most acclaimed Fine Dining Classical Italian cuisine with an extensive wine list set in an historic building. CIA Graduate chef and his wife are hosts. OpenTable Top 100 in United States for "BEST SERVICE" and "MOST ROMANTIC" Our Covid-19 Safety Protocols are in still place with 50% capacity restrictions

Please note:
Dress Requirement
Business Casual: No Flip Flops, T-Shirts, Beachwear, Hats
Age Policy
Guests age 8 and above are invited to dine at this restaurant.
Top review
dj611229vip
Dined on Jun 6, 2024
Lina and staff make dining memorable. The fiod is outstanding.
A photo of Christini's Ristorante Italiano restaurant
4.8
4.8 (4436)
$50 and over
Italian
I Drive / Sand Lake
About the restaurant
Christinis Ristorante Italiano is a fine dining Italian restaurant in Orlando that has mastered the art of exceptional dining. We are open for dinner seven days a week and feature a Northern Italian menu that has delighted guests from all over the world. We are famous for our freshly made pasta, enormous veal chops and Chilean Sea Bass over a shrimp risotto. We also have an extensive wine list and full bar, with a sommelier to help answer your wine pairing questions.

Best Restaurant in Orlando -
"With more than 45 years of distinctive culinary experience, I am convinced that success comes down to this: One restaurant, in one location, serving the highest quality cuisine, the best service and a friendly atmosphere in which to enjoy it." - Chris Christini

Dress code: Business Elegant

* Guests ages 6 and above are invited to dine at this establishment.

*Please No Infants. No strollers. No exceptions.

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Top review
Jackvip
Dined 2 days ago
Great food and great service. Couldn’t ask for more.
A photo of Adriatico Trattoria Italiana restaurant
4.9
4.9 (946)
$30 and under
Italian
Downtown Orlando
About the restaurant
Award winning Adriatico Trattoria Italiana, with Owner-Chef Marco Cudazzo and his lovely wife Rosetta take great pride in their quaint dining establishment. Born in the city of Ortona, Italy, on the Adriatic Sea, Chef Marco Cudazzo knows cuisine. Through his many years of culinary experience, he brings true Italian, time inspired recipes and traditions to College Park, Florida!

After a rigorous certification process, we have the honor of being the first and only Central Florida Italian restaurant recognized by the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce, by awarding the distinctive Ospitalita Italiana - Seal of Quality - which certifies authentic Italian Restaurants around the world. The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce Southeast is an institution recognized by the Italian government which collaborates closely with the Consulate General of Italy in authenticating Italian products and establishments abroad.

We welcome you to our "little Italy'!
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 4 days ago
We celebrated my sisters birthday and the food and service were wonderful, making me kick myself for not going back for so long. Rosetta and her husband have made AT one of our favorite restaurants in Central Florida. Bon appetito 👨‍🍳
A photo of Arabellas Italian Ristorante restaurant
4.8
4.8 (1461)
$31 to $50
Italian
Winter Haven
About the restaurant
If date or time is unavailable online, please call (863)-293-1797 to book reservations with us.

Welcome to Arabellas Ristorante, located in Times Square, the heart of historic downtown Winter Haven. We offer the best Italian and Mediterranean cuisine, created from the freshest ingredients and served in a warm, elegant atmosphere. Join us for live piano entertainment every evening Monday through Saturday, from open to close.

Arabellas Ristorante Reservation Policy:
• The day of your reservation, please let a representative of Arabellas know in advance should you be running late by calling (863)-293-1797.
• Please note, your reservation will be held for 15 minutes from the time of the original reservation. Without notice of late arrival, Arabellas has the right to release the table.


Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 5 days ago
Everything was great We especially enjoyed the piano music
A photo of Rome's Flavours restaurant
4.8
4.8 (592)
$31 to $50
Italian
Winter Park
About the restaurant
My restaurant is a cozy little gem in the heart of Winter Park, where we celebrate the ritual of authentic traditional recipes of Italian cuisine handed down to me by my family.
Each dish is prepared from scratch to order from the best quality ingredients.
Pasta, Gnocchi, Pizza and Bread are prepared in house by hand, as tradition dictates, with flour and water imported from Italy.
The Gelato (of which I greedily preserve the secret of traditional recipes and prepare myself using ONLY natural elements) it is definitely an experience that you will remember

Let my team guide you to the best choice of food and wine to give you a perfect, authentic, Italian experience

Pino Miraglia
Top review
Big9Crabvip
Dined on Jun 5, 2024
Best Bolognese in the state! Tatiana always provides the best service!
A photo of Ravello at Four Seasons Orlando restaurant
4.8
4.8 (1454)
$31 to $50
Italian
Lake Buena Vista
About the restaurant
With tall, arched windows and an outdoor terrace, our modern Michelin Guide Recommended Italian restaurant invites you to start your day with breakfast at our omelette station and decadent buffet, or feast on fresh house-made pizzas and pastas as well as Executive Chef Fabrizio Schenardi’s creative interpretations of regional Italian and Mediterranean cuisines. Ravello also offers Good Morning Breakfast with Goofy & His Pals on Thursdays and Saturdays.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 6 days ago
The food was amazing and so was our server! I would love to come back for more ❤️
A photo of F&D Woodfired Italian Kitchen - Hourglass District restaurant
4.7
4.7 (209)
$30 and under
Italian
Lake Terrace
About the restaurant
F&D Woodfired Italian Kitchen is a delightful culinary destination that brings the authentic flavors of Italy to your table. Located in the heart of the Hourglass District in Orlando, this charming restaurant offers a warm and inviting atmosphere perfect for any occasion. Immerse yourself in the rustic ambiance as you indulge in a menu crafted with passion and expertise. Each dish is meticulously prepared using the finest ingredients, and the Italian wood-fired oven adds a distinct smoky essence to the flavors. From classic pizzas and handmade pastas to delectable seafood and mouthwatering desserts, F&D Woodfired Italian Kitchen promises a memorable dining experience. Whether you're celebrating a special event or simply craving a taste of Italy, this is the place to be. Book your table now and let your senses embark on a truly delightful culinary journey.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 5 days ago
Always recommend the mussel appetizer! Never fails. Service was excellent
A photo of Cala Bella at Rosen Shingle Creek restaurant
4.7
4.7 (480)
$31 to $50
Italian
I Drive / Sand Lake
About the restaurant
Benvenuto! Welcome to Cala Bella, located within the Rosen Shingle Creek. Cala Bella is an Orlando restaurant that embodies the true spirit of Tuscany with classic Italian and Mediterranean dishes accompanied by a diverse selection of fine wines. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the tastes of Tuscany.
Top review
Gobluevip
Dined 2 days ago
Great ambiance, outstanding food, exemplary service. I always enjoy my times there.
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