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Arabellas Italian Ristorante

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364 W Central Ave, Winter Haven, FL 33880-2960
+1 863-293-1797
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
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Mon - Sat 17:30 - 21:30
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Winter Haven, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Arabellas is a beautiful restaurant, quaint, located in the downtown historic area of our city. The food is delicious and a wonderful place to visit when you want to celebrate BIG! There's even a piano man who takes requests too.

Thank Nancy K
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are wondering what to do on date night... Arabellas is the answer and while they do take walk-ins, I would advise you to make reservations. Enjoy the steak, Veal-Parm, the Imported wine, and more. (They even imported a case of our favorite just for us). The Pianist plays a black baby grand while also able to play the... More 

Thank Anthony P
Lakeland, Florida
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72 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Classic Italian menu in elegant setting. Excellent wine list. Loads of attention from servers and manager. Great selection of Veal dishes. First class pasta. Bruschetta is a great starter. Leisurely pace, never felt rushed. Experience was equal to any big city Italian Bistro. Pricey but worth the price. Strongly recommend for special occasions.

Thank Larry R
Orlando, Florida, United States
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great food, the best service, along with live music. The bar is next door and it is the best "cheers bar" in town. Food is superb.

Thank Steve V
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never had a bad meal and always feel like family. Excellent food and wine in calm environment. Excellent Italian food and wine with desserts that are worth the calories.

Thank Cynthia B
Lakeland, Florida
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our party of 4 visited on Friday evening the 31st of March. Table 13 at around 9PM Maybe we should have been there on April fools day. Have been to this restaurant on several occasions and although they are a little pricey for sunny Winter Haven, you could usually count on great food, ambiance and service. First, let me say... More 

Thank Gddavis1031
Salem, Virginia
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61 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a group of 55 for a rehearsal dinner. We are from out of town and I had been to Arabellas and had a wonderful meal prior to the event, but you always wonder how that will translate to a large group. It was outstanding!! Guests were still searching us out to comment on their wonderful experience days after... More 

Thank VAtouring
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have eaten at Arabellas for both lunch and dinner and both dining experiences were great! They offer a full bar and piano music for evening dining. There were tables to sit outside if you wanted. The noise level was low and our waiter was very attentive. We are definitely another visit next month!

Thank Catherine K
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29 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must for your dining pleasure, the ultimate dining experience awaits you, piano man that takes requests Incredible wait staff and your taste buds will be glad you tried it!!!

Thank Dale S
Lakeland, Florida
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had been looking for a special place for my wife's birthday. Arabella fits the bill. Wonderful food, lovely piano dinner music, and an overall upscale atmosphere. We'll be back soon!!

Thank crownvicnick

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 364 W Central Ave, Winter Haven, FL 33880-2960
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Winter Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 863-293-1797
Welcome to Arabellas Ristorante, located in Time Square, the heart of historic downtown Winter Haven. We offer the best Italian and Mediterranean cuisine, created from the freshest ingredients and served in a warm, casually elegant atmosphere.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?