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Forlini's Restaurant

) #92 of 496 Restaurants in Clearwater ₱₱ - ₱₱₱ , Italian,
435 Mandalay Avenue, Clearwater, FL 33767
+1 727-441-1111
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good27%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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Bar, Italian, Contemporary, Healthy
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
435 Mandalay Avenue, Clearwater, FL 33767
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1 - 10 of 233 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wanted Italian so chose this restaurant as we were staying at the Hilton down the block. We had shrimp cocktail for an appetizer and the tomato mazzarella caprese. I had lasagna and my hubby had veal parm. My food was very good but the...More

Thank Frank O
Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

Maybe we missed something here but this place is average at best, salads were basically plates of lettuce with sauce and food is expensive for what you get. 25 dollars for 2 meatballs and a plate of spaghetti! Also our waitress was terrible she barely...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed May 17, 2017

I had a party of five for dinner at Forlini's and we had an excellent experience. Forlini's is easy to access from the central round-about by taking the north spur. We had a variety of entrees, which were all well prepared using clear fresh ingredients....More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed May 12, 2017 via mobile

I went here for dinner with my family over spring break. I can't say the food is cheap but it is absolutely worth the price 100%. The calamari is excellent as well as the fresh bread they bring to your table. I love the Italian...More

Thank Griffin G
Reviewed May 10, 2017 via mobile

We tried Forlini's because it was recommended by someone we met. He recommended the lobster Sinatra. The restaurant doesn't look like much from the outside but charming inside. We had the sausage pasta and the scallops Sinatra which were very tasty! My son had the...More

Thank James N
Reviewed May 4, 2017

A great Italian restaurant, great service, great food, a good menu to choose from, can get busy but certainly worth the wait.

Thank Sandra P
Reviewed April 24, 2017

We dined here while on vacation. The service was good, food was great. Delicious Italian food and a nice ambience.

Thank Laury C
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Spectacular Italian food! Wonderful evening out to spend with family or your sweetheart. Great service and friendly atmosphere.

Thank cknox4
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April 22, 2015|
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Yes, Casual.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
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, Large groups, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions
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 Avenue, Clearwater, FL 33767 (Formerly Forlini's Restaurant)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
  • Phone Number: +1 727-441-1111
  • E-mail
FORLINI FAMILY owned and operated restaurant on Clearwater Beach since 1981. We offer authentic Italian Cuisine, an Award Winning Wine List and Full Liquor Bar.
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