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US$5 - US$37
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Healthy, Sicilian, Southern-Italian
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Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Daily temperature and symptom checks for staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 15/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 15/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There were 20 of us celebrating a family birthday, and the we could not have been happier with our evening. The staff are so friendly and the food was amazing. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 21 May 2022 via mobile

Fabulous food,well priced,and great service. Went for the first time and booked up for a week later for a music night

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 11 May 2022

We arrived when the restaurant was empty but it soon filled up and I can see why. The owner (I think he's the owner) was really welcoming and when I asked for something a little different from the menu he was only to happy to...accommodate me. He recommended a lovely wine and he had us both fed and watered all in good time before we made our way to Cliffs Pavilion. A gem of a find. Would highly recommend.More

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed 29 April 2022 via mobile

Oh my gosh, fabulous food for a pre-show treat. The food is sublime. Fresh, delicious and plentiful. We had crab linguine and the most gorgeous salmon in lemon butter. The house wine is lovely and the atmosphere is a homely italian one.

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 25 April 2022

We visited il mondo on saturday evening before the show at the theatre. Everything from start to finish was excellent. The waiter was very friendly and the food amazing. I had lemon sole and my husband had a pasta dish. The only thing was we...ate far too much but all delicious. Would highly recommend il mondo.More

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 23 April 2022

Lovely little find in our home town. Visited after reading other reviews. Food and service both amazing along with the ambience. Will definitely return

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 21 April 2022

Over 40 of us enjoyed the best of service and hospitality, along with great food, earlier this week when we held a charity fundraising night. I can't praise the staff more for their help in planning the evening and the way they looked after us...on the night. As the organiser, I haven't received any adverse comments or complaints. A brilliant night, during which we raised £500 for our charity.More

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 20 March 2022

Since discovering Il Mondo, I've been three times and each time has been as good as the first. The set menu at £15.95 has a very wide choice of items and is phenomenal value for money. Service is great, food tasty and for me, is...the best Italian restaurant in Essex.More

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 20 March 2022

Myself and my partner have just enjoyed a weekend break in Southend. After searching for local Italian restaurants we found il mondo which was 1 mile from Southend seafront if your in the area this place is a must visit.. best Italian food we have...ever eaten, fantastic atomosphere and staff are all so happy and friendly! Exceptional all round experience!More

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 10 March 2022

My 11 year old daughter and I went on a night out together as Daddy was away on business. We both love Italian food and a friend happened to recommend this restaurant to us two days before as she'd been there for her birthday. We...loved it! Fab welcome, fab food and reasonably priced. Will be back again as there are other things I'd love to sample. We took away our left overs so my daughter will have hers tomorrow for school packed lunch (her friends will be envious). Thank you! XMore

Date of visit: March 2022
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No one from azzurro or the Brazilian /Portuguese after that. Completely new set up.
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Il Mondo Southend is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 5