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Zappi's Italian Garden Restaurant

128 S Beach St, Daytona Beach, FL 32114-4416
+1 386-944-6400
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (47 reviews)
“house salad” (13 reviews)
Closes in 26 min
All hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
128 S Beach St, Daytona Beach, FL 32114-4416
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first time - it was heaven!! We parked in the back of the restaurant and walked into the lighted garden - beautiful. We ate in the garden. The rosemary bread with olive-balsamic oil was excellent. Chicken Florentine and Shrimp Frances were superb!!...More

Thank Diane L
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Last and final time I ate here was a couple months ago. I sat at the bar and ordered the rigatoni carbonara with sausage. It came out with no sausage and I could count the rigatoni noodles in the bowl. 10 to be exact. This...More

1  Thank DCPAULP187
Paul Z, General Manager at Zappi's Italian Garden Restaurant, responded to this review

Obviously this was not at Zappi's all our portions are weighted and we don't serve in a bowl, months ago ? One review ? No truth here. Feeble attempt from another restaurant that uses this app as a lifeline rather than serving some awesome Italian...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This place was so friendly especially since we just walked in off the sidewalk with no reservation and several small children. We had their pizza and it was awesome! The owner came and spoke with us and even told us neat places to sight see....More

Thank Audreyanns1988
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The food is good and the staff is pleasant. Good for small groups. The owner is invested. Give it a try...

Thank DrWindsor
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Nice atmosphere, good food and good service. I would recommend this spot to couples who are looking for a nice spot for dinner. It's romantic and reasonably priced.

Thank samsons4568
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and i decided to go there after reading the reviews. We weren't disappointed. The food and the service was great. We highly recommend it!!!

Thank Vered D
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Ordered the Lasagna and Rigatoni Ala Vodka (w/ Chicken) both were fantastic and very tasty. My friend and I sat in the bar area, atmosphere was great and service was quick and friendly. If you enjoy simple Italian food, try this place out. Definitely would...More

Thank camtheman20
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Friends took us to their new favourite restaurant for our last night staying with them in Daytona Beach. Great location, lovely ambiance, our greeter was over the top friendly as was the wait staff then it took a turn for the ugly. Bread was being...More

Thank karenpY8675JF
Paul Z, Owner at Zappi's Italian Garden Restaurant, responded to this review

What you attempted to do while at my establishment was nothing short of extortion. Who hasn't been to a restaurant where one of the meals have come out a bit off. You send it back, as you did but when it came back you refused...More

Reviewed 14 March 2017

Attentive service, great selection, huge portions... cooked perfectly! A most wonderful and pleasant experience.

Thank Lou M
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Walking though the iron gate into a lovely patio area with several seating options really set an intriguing tone for a special evening with family and friends. Would have loved to have dined outside but it was too cool and windy with threats of showers....More

Thank Marilyn T
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keith k
How is their salmon entree?
24 January 2017|
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Response from Swolfg1 | Reviewed this property |
Do not know. I rarely eat salmon...the pasta meal I ate was excellent!
Deborah O
Is your lunch menu the same as your dinner menu? I am looking for a place to go after Embry Riddle graduation 12/19. We would be there between 1:30 and 2:00 and would be a family oh 8 to 12.
17 October 2016|
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Response from DrMarc9491 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Deborah O. Hope this note finds all things going well with you. To answer your question, the restaurant has two different menus, however some of the lunch items carry over to dinner time. Having graduation about a... More
Linda L
do you have wheat crust for thin crust pizza? how large is the lasagna entree?
14 July 2016|
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Response from Paul Z | Property representative |
Good morning Linda We do not have the wheat crust you are looking for. The lasagna lunch portion is the perfect size meaning you won't be looking for your bed immediately following lunch, that being said the dinner size... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:20 - 21:00
11:20 - 21:00
11:20 - 21:00
11:20 - 21:00
11:20 - 23:00
11:50 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 S Beach St, Daytona Beach, FL 32114-4416
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Daytona Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 386-944-6400
  • E-mail
Established in 1971 by my beloved parents Tony and Connie Zappitelli in Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada Zappi's is first class, please come see for yourself our New Zappi's Italian Garden Restaurant offers everything you need for a wonderful dining experience that you will treasure for a lifetime. Please start your evening at our Zappi's Lounge serving all the best liquor, beer and Wines offering Happy Hour all day everyday. We offer a Tapas menu 3pm - 7pm in the lounge daily. Jennifer is our very own in-house wine expert seeking out and trying personally every bottle only then placing the best of wines on our extensive list of domestic and imports. Our outdoor Piazza offers that perfect ambiance you would think your dining outside in La Piazza Florence, Italy. Zappi's dining room offers high back booths for that perfect romantic conversation you will not find anywhere. We are proudly independently owned and operated by Jennifer, myself Paul along with our son Jakson we are truly excited to be apart of your evening and thank you for dining and supporting our establishment.