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₱₱ - ₱₱₱, , Italian
435 Mandalay Ave, Clearwater, FL 33767-2037
+1 727-441-1111
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good27%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“osso bucco” (10 reviews)
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Bar, Wine Bar, Italian, Contemporary, Healthy
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
435 Mandalay Ave, Clearwater, FL 33767-2037
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited Clearwater Beach in November. Ate at Forlini's for dinner - my husband and I still talk about our meal there and the service! I had the lamb chops - OMG - BEST ever!! My husband had chicken parm - again - he rates in...More

Thank bnizamis
Reviewed October 29, 2017

I love osso bucco and I ordered it. The osso bucco itself was good. However, it was served with spaghetti and red sauce. The two tastes clashed. I was supposed to have cream of mushroom soup. Soup was brought to me that didn't look like...More

Thank corriewrinkle
Reviewed September 5, 2017

Wonderful food, wonderful waitress! Great customer service experience with a seasoned, friendly waitress!

Thank emeyer2017
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

Great wine list. Friendly staff. Comfortable atmosphere. Really fabulous food. Really great place. Great menu. Sauce is really good, everything was fresh. Appeared to draw a lot of locals because they must be consistent. I had veal parm, so tender and just enough to be...More

Thank Nicole D
Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

Saw this place walking to another restaurant the night before and decided to make this place our next stop. A little bit of a nicer atmosphere. Kind of quite inside. Food was solid, service was ok. I had the cheese ravioli, my husband had the...More

Thank KelBelle827
Reviewed July 10, 2017

After a few days at Clearwater, we were ready for something that wasn't seafood or fast food. Forlini's was just the answer. Forlini's has a varied menu, great atmosphere and superb service. Located on the main commercial street of Clearwater Beach, it is convenient to...More

Thank pilotpaul70
Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

Extremly disgusted with this establishment. My sister had been in constant contact with this restaurant as we were due to have a wedding breakfast with 15 guests. The menu and table decorations were discussed and we assumed everything was going well. On the day of...More

Thank munster79
Paul F, Owner at Forlini's, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2017

We do not agree with this review and believe your comments are not accurate. Your sister called Forlini’s the night before her dinner reservation where we discussed and agreed on delivery of a cake and place cards to the restaurant after 3PM for July 6th....More

Reviewed July 1, 2017

The Scungili Marinara is fabulous. The chefs were very accommodating and created a modified dish based on the fish of the day and the Sinatra style dinner. The wine list is extensive. Just a great dinner!!

Thank Marjorie B
Reviewed June 26, 2017

An excellent Italian meal and not overly expensive. The veal dishes were particularly good, and the wine was the usual restaurant price.

Thank John G
Reviewed June 17, 2017

Forlini's is one of my favorites on Clearwater Beach. It is quiet, cool, has linens on the table, and very well-trained waitstaff. I have never had a bad meal there. They bring out bread hot from the oven, with a nice oil dipping sauce. The...More

Thank 651annie
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April 22, 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Bar, Wine Bar, Italian, Contemporary, Healthy
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 435 Mandalay Ave, Clearwater, FL 33767-2037 (Formerly Forlini's Restaurant)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
  • Phone Number: +1 727-441-1111
  • E-mail
FORLINI FAMILY owned and operated Italian restaurant on Clearwater Beach since 1981. We offer authentic Italian Cuisine, an Award Winning Wine List and Full Liquor Bar.
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