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3983 Destination Dr, No 102, Osprey, FL 34229-9512
+1 941-244-2033
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
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Osprey, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We live close by this restaurant and decided to try it. We like to support local business and were hoping this would be a good experience and we could spread the word. The experience was memorable but for all the wrong reasons. Food was mediocre at best. I ordered the Eggplant Parmesan and there was no distinguishable eggplant in the... More 

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Thank rehabangel97
Nokomis, Florida
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178 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in after work no reservation it was early 5:30ish there was no one in the restaurant yet owner on the phone taking a reservation. Asked the server if we could have a table, mentioned we had to ask the owner on the phone. She mentioned to the server to place us in the corner by the window. Place is... More 

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Thank Michele L
Florida
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited 5 times but generally felt food is good but small portions and overpriced at lunch. Never ate dinner there. General consensus from locals is they go there once or twice but service is fair, food just good, and overpriced. Not too popular. Room is attractive, however.

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Thank Jebfl
Toronto, Canada
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food for foodies. Don't go if you think this is the Olive Garden. Its truely authentic and every last morsel was delicious!

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Thank 191amy
Wayne, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

After reading the reviews, we decided to give it a try. So glad we did!! Wonderful atmosphere, great service, fantastic wine list, amazing food. Not cheap, but worth it!!!

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Thank KKMetell
Fort Myers, Florida
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

$45.00 for Ossobuco...Outrageous! I believe they think they are in NYC. Food was good but you. Enter ask "how much".

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Thank Juanitocalleocho
Sarasota, Florida
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Cafe Bologna in Osprey Florida, was recommended to us, for their unforgettable northern Italian cuisine. Well it was forgettable to say the least. Our bill for 2, with only 3 beers , nothing else was over $ 200.00! Charged $ 46 for antipasto alone! It was okay ...but nothing like others we have enjoyed like Beronia. At least with Beromia... More 

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1 Thank ValerieWalters
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

I first visited Bologna Cafe in 2014 and have been back numerous times when visiting. Bologna Cafe looks and feels like what it is meant to be: a family-owned restaurant serving the cuisine of Bologna. Some dishes are fairly rustic, while others (like the pasta dishes prepared tableside within a wheel of Parmesan) are presented with real artistry. There are... More 

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1 Thank FrequentFlyer53
CT
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Very nice place, great decor, friendly and attentive staff. I ordered lasagne which was disappointingly just average. Be sure to ask prices of specials before ordering. Spouse ordered a special pasta prepared tableside. Very nice but small portion. Price turned out to be $40, which was way above most menu items. Worth going to but be advised.

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1 Thank mmickeyaquarius
New York City, New York
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Destination Drive in Osprey Florida is a non descript Spanish style strip mall, that has been stripped of half its business and most of its retail charm. Still, Destination Drive off of the Tamiami trail is a quick trip to Northern Italy and its culinary artistry and embrace. There is no customs check upon entry but rather the welcoming smiles... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3983 Destination Dr, No 102, Osprey, FL 34229-9512
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Osprey
  • Phone Number: +1 941-244-2033

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