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Pazzo! Italian Cafe

853 5th Ave S, Naples, FL 34102-6605
+1 239-434-8494
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (94 reviews)
“vodka penne” (8 reviews)
“wild boar” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
853 5th Ave S, Naples, FL 34102-6605
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1 - 10 of 715 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Good food. Mussels here are always good. The veal meatloaf with bourbon gravy was the best . Portions were huge. I really like the veal piccata. The only down was I thought the buffalat cheese had turned and could have been fresher. My hubby thought...More

Thank SarahE27
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tonight we dined at this wonderful restaurant and as always everything was Perfect, From the moment we walked in and were escorted to our table until the time when we left after enjoying a fabulous dinner the staff treated us with complete professionalism and utmost...More

1  Thank Marilyn D
Culinary_Concepts, Guest Relations Manager at Pazzo! Italian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Marilyn D, First, we want to say think you for braving the wind and rain to join us for dinner. That was some weather we were having! Second, thank you for the very kind compliments and we hope to see you again very soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the caliber gourmet Italian restaurant that you would expect to have in New York. It is an amazing high end dining gem with a menu that truly exceeds all expectations. PRIMI: The roasted butternut squash ravioli is one of a kind. Do not...More

Thank Melmann54
Culinary_Concepts, Guest Relations Manager at Pazzo! Italian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Melmann54, WOW... thank you for the wonderful review! We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the quality of service, food and the ambiance during your visit. We want to thank you for sharing your great experience at Pazzo, and would like to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were seeking the most authentic Italian restaurant we could find in Naples. Our hotel shuttle dropped us on 5th Ave. so our search was confined to walking distance. We chose Pazzo because they had wild boar on the menu. I am...More

Thank Rick R
Culinary_Concepts, Guest Relations Manager at Pazzo! Italian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Rick R, We’re ecstatic you had such a wonderful dining experience with us at Pazzo. We strive to make every dining experience a truly memorable one and are so pleased you enjoyed the quality of service, food and the ambiance during your visit. We...More

Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

This is probably my favorite restaurant in Naples. Certainly my favorite Italian restaurant. It has real table cloths, a lovely interior and a very good menu. In addition, their pricing is reasonable, particularly for early birds. The bar is excellent and the service is good.

Thank joethewrangler
Culinary_Concepts, Guest Relations Manager at Pazzo! Italian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear joethewrangler, We are pleased to hear Pazzo is your favorite restaurant in Naples! Thank you so much for the huge compliment! We all look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful spot for a guaranteed nice dinner. Service is spot on from the moment you arrive. We had calamari-the pieces were large and were not heavily breaded. The Caesar was dressed well and the melon and prosciutto salad was very nice. Had...More

Thank Grazewellmyfriend
Culinary_Concepts, Guest Relations Manager at Pazzo! Italian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Grazewellmyfriend, We’re ecstatic you had such a wonderful dining experience with us at Pazzo. We strive to make every dining experience a truly memorable one and are so pleased you enjoyed the quality of service, food and the ambiance during your visit. We really...More

Reviewed 6 May 2017

We normally avoid "Italian " restaurants in America as their interpretation of this type of cuisine is too far removed from the genuine article! . That said The food was all full flavoured and well presented it is a shame they add unnecessary ingredients to...More

Thank antony121
Culinary_Concepts, Guest Relations Manager at Pazzo! Italian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear antony121, We appreciate you coming in to dine with us at Pazzo and are glad for the most part you enjoyed your visit with us. We value all customer feedback and have shared your comments with our owner, chef and manager.

Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent service. Lovely ambience. Delicious dinner. We will be back. Needed a bit extra help as our table neighbors were very enthusiastic and my husband wears hearing aids. Mentioned a table change to our server and within minutes the maitre de was at our table...More

Thank NutsieTwo
Culinary_Concepts, Guest Relations Manager at Pazzo! Italian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear NutsieTwo, We’re ecstatic you had such a wonderful dining experience with us at Pazzo! We strive to make every dining experience a truly memorable one and are so pleased you enjoyed the quality of service, food and the ambiance during your visit. We really...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017

Reservations made well in advance, attitude by manger patronizing. Have dined here for years, but in midst of busy season the attitude of manager and hostess is deplorable. Need to realize that many of us are here year round and their seasonal attitude is totally...More

2  Thank gailvin
Culinary_Concepts, Guest Relations Manager at Pazzo! Italian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear gailvin, Thank you for coming in to dine with us at Pazzo. We’re disappointed to hear that the level of service left you wanting more. Please know, we always want our guests to have a wonderful time with us at Pazzo, and we apologize...More

Reviewed 19 April 2017

We had dinner here on Tuesday night with dear friends from New Jersey. We are Italian by culture so we really know good Italian food. PAZO is really good Italian food. Our server, John, was amazing. He went over and beyond giving us the Best...More

Thank Marilyn D
Culinary_Concepts, Public Relations Manager at Pazzo! Italian Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Dear Marilyn D, We’re ecstatic you had such a wonderful dining experience with us at Pazzo Italian Cafe. We strive to make every dining experience a truly memorable one and are so pleased you enjoyed the quality of service, food and the ambiance during your...More

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manseekingfood
Hello, I am planning a trip to Naples in a few months and would love to know your top three restaurants in Naples area along with the top dishes at those particular restaurants. I love all kinds of food. Thanks Jim
25 May 2017|
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Response from capmc | Reviewed this property |
Bha Bha is our favorite...Persian and amazing! Also the location on 5th is great. Brio is lovely if you are going to concert or shopping mall. Acqua has a great pork chop. Pazzo was very good, just very busy always need... More
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manseekingfood
The last few reviews hinted at the fact that the service is lacking. I would like to visit Pazzo and I also have a food alergy. Can anyone convince me to eat here . f
23 March 2017|
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Response from capmc | Reviewed this property |
one of us does have a serious allergy and this was attended to, but initially, we were served the wrong appetizer...as long as you are attentive, the food was great and they were able to make changes for allergies
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manseekingfood
Doreen, I was interested in going to Pazzo. Was there anything you can say that was positive about this restaurant? If not can you recommend some others that you like Thanks Jim.
11 February 2017|
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Response from apatheticguy | Reviewed this property |
Pazzo is a reliable choice for higher end meals. Consistently good. Manu has a wide variety of choices. Kid friendly if you don't mind paying for it - Expect $20-25 each for the kids, double that for the adults, plus wine... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$29
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 853 5th Ave S, Naples, FL 34102-6605
    (5 th Ave and U S 41)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Naples
  • Phone Number: +1 239-434-8494
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Description
Pazzo! Cucina Italiana is Naples oldest and friendliest Italian neighborhood restaurant. Nationally known... locally loved. There's a reason we're celebrating 21 years as Naples oldest Italian restaurant. We take authentic Italian dishes and add our own innovative twist. It's New World meets Old World, but you get the best of both with warm and fun service and an ambiance that's like coming home. Please call to verify hours and deals/specials - they are subject to change for event days, holidays and holiday weekends. November Early Dining Deal: $17.50 per person with choice of entree and a free bottle of wine for two to share when you dine between 5:30 and 6 p.m.
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