We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Forlini's Restaurant

) #92 of 496 Restaurants in Clearwater ₱₱ - ₱₱₱ , Italian,
435 Mandalay Avenue, Clearwater, FL 33767
+1 727-441-1111
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good27%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“pasta” (27 reviews)
“osso bucco” (9 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
Bar, Italian, Contemporary, Healthy
PRICE
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
435 Mandalay Avenue, Clearwater, FL 33767
Write a Review
Reviews (250)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language

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
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Pearly's Beach Eats
432 reviews
.05 km away
Beach Shanty Cafe
746 reviews
.15 km away
Frenchy's Saltwater Cafe
1,142 reviews
.11 km away
Frenchy's Clearwater Beach Restaurants
369 reviews
.12 km away
Nearby Attractions
Beach Walk
968 reviews
.34 km away
Clearwater Beach Visitor Information Center
126 reviews
.34 km away
Clearwater Beach Jet Ski Rentals and Guided Tours
298 reviews
.30 km away
Captain Memo's Pirate Cruise
550 reviews
.33 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
willielinder
is there a dres code
April 22, 2015|
Answer
Response from Paul F | Property representative |
Yes, Casual.
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Cuisine
Bar, Italian, Contemporary, Healthy
Meals
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
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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
Description
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.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing