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La Rocca

12500 Tamiami Trl S, North Port, FL 34287-1474
+1 941-423-9211
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“veal” (8 reviews)
“bread” (16 reviews)
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12500 Tamiami Trl S, North Port, FL 34287-1474
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Rude service and a long wait for everything including asking numerous times for the check. This place is not worth the trouble. The decor is dated and old. There were not many people there so I don't know why the service was so poor. I'd...More

Thank KimmyUNC
LAROCCA L, Owner at La Rocca, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Dear Ladies and or Gentleman's, 4 weeks ago we were not even open for Business ! !! so i really don`t understand your anger since this is the second time you post here only bad, and if your "olive is so good " which is...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017

My husband and I discovered this gem of a restaurant on New Year's Eve 2016. We wanted to support an independantly owned, small business restaurant in North Port so we Goggled. I read the menu and the reviews. We went with another couple who love...More

1  Thank NorthPortAnne
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We were there last Friday and the food was delicious! Our only knock is they prepare each dish individually and it takes time. We were there with our toddler and infant granddaughters and it was too long for them. For adults who want to enjoy...More

1  Thank Daniel L
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Went there with friends after work on Friday, March 17.. There were 6 of us. We ordered sodas, wine, and waters. Blond waitress acted like it was an inconvenience we had walked in the door. It took at least 15 min. to get a drink...More

2  Thank KimmyUNC
LAROCCA L, Owner at La Rocca, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Dear,Sir,Madam.... that night were no people at the Bar , you all walk in sit down and all of you ordered water...after you studied the Menu, (5-10 minutes ) you all decided that Restaurant is not on your "Budget" and walk out ! So...unless you...More

Reviewed 6 April 2017

My husband and I ate here last night. Everything was excellent- really delicious Italian food cooked to order. We both had veal dishes- the quality of the veal was wonderful. The sauce here is our favorite in the area. I know this place doesn't look...More

2  Thank Trumpetgirl58
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We have been in North Port for 4 winters now and La Rocca was our best discovery. It came highly recommended from other snowbirds in the area. Small and unassuming with the most incredible Italian food. Everything is freshly prepared, from the homemade bread, and...More

3  Thank Cathie B
LAROCCA L, Owner at La Rocca, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Thank you very much for your honest review and recent visit. I don`t get to see too much my customers because i`m the one busy cooking in the kitchen. Some reviews are just in purpose there to damage our image and fame we created during...More

Reviewed 31 March 2017

6 people met there for dinner. We had heard it was really great. Everyone ordered drinks. My red wine tasted like it had been opened for several days. I apologized, felt bad about complaining but at $7 a glass, I was ready to enjoy a...More

Thank firebirdgirl3
LAROCCA L, Owner at La Rocca, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Although i would like to thank for your review , i can tell you EXACTLY what you eat and drink ,also seems that you know a lot about this place since you claim you never been here .... anyways. My wife asked and offered to...More

Reviewed 26 March 2017

The usual gang of four (including my persnickety brother-in-law) decided to give this place a try based upon a recent article in the local paper. We were promptly seated, as we had reservations, and the chef/owner's wife came to our table to welcome us. All...More

2  Thank douggherlone
Reviewed 25 March 2017

My wife and I read an article on the newspaper about LaRocca. We are hearing Impaired couple. I can hear the telephone with closed caption provided for us. The news article gave us their telephone number to make a reservation so I call the first...More

Thank stevie34289
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

The restaurant opened on a Sunday for a very large special party. Very nice of them. However the food was at best mediocre and the prices were high. Never been there before or after so don't know if that is the norm. But I am...More

Thank DHuntCT
LAROCCA L, Owner at La Rocca, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

I guess "disappointing" is the fact that i opened and cooked for you in my ONLY day off !, All the good food that seems you don`t appreciate, and the price was a "deal" that included EVERYTHING from appetizer , bread, main course dessert ,...More

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
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16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12500 Tamiami Trl S, North Port, FL 34287-1474
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  North Port
  • Phone Number: +1 941-423-9211
Italian Restaurant and Pizza, European,International cuisine, established more than 10 years ago and Chef experience worldwide more than 27 years. Appetizers, Chicken, Veal , Eggplant, Pasta ( including gluten free), homemade signature desserts ,coffee , cappuccinos , espresso , Homemade bread ,Lasagna , white table cloth dining in the Beautiful North Port.
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