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Cafe Ponte

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13505 Icot Blvd, Ste 214, Clearwater, FL 33760-3730 (58th St.)
+1 727-538-5768
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
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Mon - Thu 17:30 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Richmond, Virginia
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went here for lunch with my wife. She had the wild mushroom soup based on other recommendations which was delicious. Both had the seared tuna which was excellent. Service was very good. As a side note, the hostess and a server were extremely helpful in recommending a some options for dinner for the following Sunday on our way back through... More 

Thank PMD53
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have been to this restaurant several times and have always been impressed. I'm motivated to write about it because I had a Valentines Day dinner there this week. The place was crowded, but the staff still provided wonderful food and excellent service. This is consistently among the best rated restaurants in our area. For visitors to the Pinellas County... More 

Thank D_Tweed_Florida
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I made reservations for their 6 - course Valentines Day dinner. It was wonderful as usual! Great food and atmosphere. A little pricey, but well worth it. We have dined there several times throughout the past 14 years. The owner and chef, Chris Ponte, is well know around the Tampa Bay area. I highly recommend this restaurant... More 

Thank Wes T
Clearwater, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Food is exquisite,our favorite place to eat! We had several "special parties" there over the last year.The service is impeccable! You will definitely see us there again!

Thank lscragg54
Clearwater, Florida
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64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The food is exceptional in taste and beautifully presented. The service is impeccable. The atmosphere is refined. The mushroom soup, the cobia, the short rib, the peanut butter panna cotta were all delicious! Thanks for a memorable pre Valentine's Day dinner! Still the best!

Thank Jason A
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What a wonderful find! I never would have guessed that such a wonderful restaurant would be hiding in a shopping center. This is an upscale restaurant with a varied and imaginative menu. The service was great, the food was fantastic.

Thank D E
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best restaurant for 50 miles around. That is what the paper said and I agree. Robin the manger was terrific. Food is amazing

Thank John M
Clearwater, Florida
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Scheduled a lunch appointment with a client and arrived to find that they had no table for us. We were seated at the bar and the service was very good, but it jut wasn't very private.

Thank Jamie R
Ridgeway, South Carolina
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254 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Attractive decor, good service. Unfortunately the food was less appealing. We had the tasting menu which was reasonably priced. The house salad was plain, the risoto seemed soggy. The sea bass was not bad, but I have had more flavorable preparations.

Thank alvinmc67
Clearwater, Florida
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There was a small snag with our large group reservation and we had to be split into 2 different rooms. The quality of the food completely made up for this. It was the best restaurant we visited all week!

Thank pjrohner25

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13505 Icot Blvd, Ste 214, Clearwater, FL 33760-3730
    (58th St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
  • Phone Number: +1 727-538-5768

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?