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₱₱ - ₱₱₱, , Italian
435 Mandalay Ave, Clearwater, FL 33767-2037
+1 727-441-1111
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good25%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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Bar, Wine Bar, Italian, Contemporary, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
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435 Mandalay Ave, Clearwater, FL 33767-2037
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Atmosphere is nil - no music is playing and restaurant appears very dark and old fashioned. Waitress was unprofessional. It took 15 minutes for a tiny glass of orange juice to come, she poured a full bottle of wine between three glasses (which was far...More

Thank clairemcgurk13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our meal here - the food was presented well and was plentiful. The place was lacking atmosphere though and service was polite but not exactly the most welcoming or friendly experienced in Florida over the last 3 weeks.

Thank jpmoody49
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went last night with my wife. We both though everything we had was great. There were seven or eight things I would like to have had, unusual for me. Prices also very reasonable, will definitely go back.

Thank lyle66
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this place walking back to our hotel one evening. One of the servers was opening up for the night and told us all about the place and the owners. We went back the next night for dinner and enjoyed a beautiful and...More

Thank tmcgeedpt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not sure why this place isn't ranked higher, because we came here based on a recommendation from a bartender, and we loved it. Marvelous bread rolls start the meal. Wifey had the Caesar, and I had a lentil soup that was tasty but could've been...More

Thank Mapamagician
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cozy Italian cuisine on the main drag. Food is always incredible and this Chef is so passionate about what he plates. Very personal service and EXCEPTIONAL food. Don’t miss this lovely place.

Thank A2Z2
Reviewed 5 June 2018

The food was good. The service was as well. This is like your standard mom and pop Italian restaurant. It's not too high end. But the food is good and I enjoyed the experience.

Thank Cheryl R
Reviewed 28 May 2018

The concierge at my hotel Sandpearl raved about it, however without going into details I would not comeback - 1 positive not a bad wine list.

Thank avaynstein
Reviewed 30 March 2018

We made reservations and were sat immediately. That's the only good thing that happened at pour meal. We had a family of 8 eating for a birthday and when the food came out I was embarrassed for the restaurant. I ordered an 8 oz filet...More

3  Thank eriecomm
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Good atmosphere with white table cloths. Spaghetti with meatballs and eggplant parmigiana are excellent. The server was polite, prompt and professional. We enjoyed a great Italian meal with fresh bread and tremendous bottle of wine !

Thank dalt61
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22 April 2015|
Response from Paul F | Property representative |
Yes, Casual.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Bar, Wine Bar, Italian, Contemporary, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
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
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings
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
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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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