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Genovese's Italian Cafe

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116 Dunlawton Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32118-2607
+1 386-767-4151
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Daytona Beach, Florida
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93 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We eat here all the time! The lasagna is to die for and way too much to eat in one sitting! The staff is always friendly and make way for my wheelchair. I am afraid to test the restrooms as I don't want to lose a great eating place. : (

Thank Tessmarica
Loveland, Ohio
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called to see if they delivered to our hotel which is about 5 miles away and they said they did. Ordered a medium mushroom, onion, and green pepper pizza to be delivered. They said it would be about 20 minutes. Pizza was delivered on time and it was still plenty warm. My wife and I were not impressed by the... More 

Thank Jeff H
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Locals said this was the best place for pizza and they were right. Crispy bottom of crust and yummy toppings. Toppings were perfectly cooked. We will go back.

Thank Susan H
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The red sauce is very good. Our waitress was excellent. We showed up at 5:00 to an almost empty restaurant, and thirty minutes later it was completely full. The portions were very large, and the bread had just the right amount of chewiness. Very convenient if you are staying along Atlantic Avenue.

Thank Nancy P
Atlanta, Georgia
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107 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our service was fast and friendly. Our pizza was piled with toppings served fresh and hot. We have been coming here for years. On the reviews about take out, personally take out is never as good as being served hot food in the restaurant.

Thank thop2
Lake City, Florida
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a better than good pizza while in Daytona, then this is the place to go to. Their pizza with fresh bacon on thin crust is to die for. Enjoy!

Thank Eileen M
Janesville, Wisconsin
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114 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Been to the Shores for 14 years, but our first visit here. Thought we would try it based on others reviews. Chose to order a take-out pizza, one of their specialties. We waited which was not an issue. Took it "home". We found nothing special about it, even a bit disappointed. However, the next evening we cut up the remainder... More 

Thank rancher1000
Beverly Hills, Florida
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161 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Ordered for delivery, had the spinach alfredo pizza, out of this world, so delicious. Also ordered a meat calzone, little heavy for me, husband loved it. Only reason that I didn't do 5 stars. When it was delivered, there weren't any plastic ware or napkins or extra cheese.

Thank makkkkko2000
Jay K, Owner at Genovese's Italian Cafe, responded to this review

I'm glad you enjoyed your meal. Sorry about the utensils. We try to make sure all motels and businesses get utensils with their delivery. Mistake on our part for sure. Hope you give us a try next time you're in town. More 

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32 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Genovese's is a small, unobtrusive Italian dining restaurant with popular take-out service as well. The locals go here for reasonably priced pasta, pizza, sandwiches, and chicken and veal dishes. And, of course, scampi dishes. They offer nightly specials, and typical entrée prices range from $10-$15 including bread and salad. The food is always good, and portions are large. The place... More 

Thank JohnJackie
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Best Italian food in Daytona Beach Shores. Veal Parmesan and spaghetti and manicotti and the pizzas are wonderful. Check the marquee out front for daily specials.

1 Thank Barb F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 Dunlawton Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32118-2607
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Daytona Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 386-767-4151

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