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US$20 - US$30
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Bar, Wine Bar, Italian, Contemporary, Healthy
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Clearwater Beach
0.4 km from Clearwater Beach
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want the real deal - homemade lasagna, Forlini’s is it!! It’s truly the best we ever had. We took advantage of New Year’s Eve for a special dinner to splurge (entrees are $35). They are also know for their filets, but we just...couldn’t in a family-owned place that has served up pasta since 1981. Elena took great care of us and our experience didn’t disappoint.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 27 October 2020 via mobile

We have been coming to CWBeach for 12 years and walk by Forlinis daily finally decided to give it a try. Big mistake the food is at best mediocre and tasteless besides overpriced. Our server was rude once she found out we didn’t want to...order a full bottle of wine we only wanted a glass each that evening. No choices for wine by glass which we found odd for a Italian restaurant. The evening at this place was a waste of almost $100 and precious vacation time.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 22 August 2020

This place was recommended to me by a friend. I read your positive reviews and was really excited for some good Italian food. I am an executive chef all of a hotel resort I am an Italian-American from New York so admitly I'm a little...picky when it comes to Italian food. The service was great Peter was an excellent waiter. The fried calamari was nothing special lightly coated in flour pretty much no seasoning. The marinara sauce not the typical thick sauce you expect with crushed red pepper. Unbreaded veal parmesan was probably the worst I've ever had. My wife's ossobuco was good but nothing special same watery marinara sauce on everything. The salad was as basic as can be all and all for $180 with tip I could have had a better meal in a pizzeria restaurant for 60 Bucs.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 5 July 2020 via mobile

Amazing The food was unbelievably delicious and the service from Ralph was impeccable. We truly enjoyed our meal and atmosphere, this restaurant is a true local gem.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 11 June 2020 via mobile

Delicious Italian! Outstanding service. Our server made great suggestions. The lobster pasta was delicious. Would eat here again 😋

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 17 April 2020

No reservation but fit 2 of us in about 6pm. Full bar. Casual decor. Average menu selection. Each serving was terrific, very tasty. Could not save any for take home! Even dessert was great. Will definitely visit again with reservations.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 29 February 2020

$25 average meal and up, even for spaghetti & meatballs or lasagna. Food was mostly tasty although my husband’s was bland. The ingredients were fresh, but a salad of only lettuce and a tasteless tomato slice is not much of a salad. I had looked...forward to having a nice Italian bread and that wasn’t even very good. Overall I would not return. Even Olive Garden is better.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 24 February 2020

The food is very good and consistent. The service is great and the owner is always there. We go there often

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 7 February 2020

I love Italian food.....old style. My first evening I was craving some pasta and it was excellent. Start off with a completely home made roll. You then receive either a salad or soup - The staff are so friendly and fun. The menu was so...inviting that I already knew what I was having on the second visit. Which was veal in lemon sauce with capers, roast potatoes and veg.....oh my the best meal I have had since I arrived in America two weeks ago. Not that all my other food was bad but this was sooo delicious 😋 This is not a chain but a family run business. One brother cooks the other runs the bar. The lemoncello is also home made and should not be missed. I would return to Clearwater just for this resturant.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 27 January 2020 via mobile

Danny is the best he took great care of a very high maintenance table. He was always there to fill our drinks and bread. The lasagna is the best ever. I live on Clearwater Beach and when I want some great lasagna this is the...place to go.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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