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La Rocca

Certificate of Excellence
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12500 Tamiami Trl S, North Port, FL 34287-1474
+1 941-423-9211
16:00 - 21:00
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North Port, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This restaurant is a gourmet Italian restaurant and offers gourmet meals at very affordable prices. I moved nearby and would eat here 5 days out of 7 if I could. Try chicken "La Rocca", a marvelous blend of chicken breast, mushrooms and peas over pasta with an awesome sauce. Try their bruschetta-by far the best! Entrees are in the $20... More 

Thank Lee T
Punta Gorda, Florida
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This little hidden gem is the best Italian food I have eaten in Florida. The lights were a little to low for our liking but the food and service was amazing. If you haven't tried this place yet, your missing out.

1 Thank cdoggo2000
North Port, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Excellent made to order Italian food! While the atmosphere is pretty plain the quality of the food coming from the kitchen more than makes up for it. While Service can be slow for large groups if the restaurant is real busy, this is not the norm. Sit back and enjoy a glass of wine and conversation until your food arrives

1 Thank JZ5082
North Port, Florida
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63 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Had their chicken wings-- too hot. Said they was honey flavored but way to spicy and not able to eat them. Also had their cheese sticks was not too bad. Service was slow but was a little busy so did not mind the wait. Wil try again to see if it has improved.

Thank lauravir2013
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We've been frequenting La Rocca since it opened. As soon as you walk in you are warmly greeted and treated like family by Nichole, one of the owners. They serve the best Italian food in this area. Chris, the owner/chef, is very accommodating and takes great pride in the food’s preparation and it shows. The portions are more than adequate... More 

3 Thank GofinBoater
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

I have been to this restaurant in the past and was quite satisfied. This past weekend 9/10/16 was definitely different. The portions were small and the pricing was high....Plus they charged us for a small cup of marinara sauce extra..(2.50) house wine glasses of wine was about 1/4 filled and charged (7.00). the dressing for the salad was needed to... More 

Thank Ellen J
North Port, Florida
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

This place is difficult to find, In the back of a prking lot behind a bar. Food is fresh, authentic and plentiful. Very friendly service. Varied menu from pizza to fancy pasta and seafood. The home made bread is fantastic and served warm. Salad was large and fresh. Would recommend this place for Dinner. Wine and liquor available.

4 Thank Crispykritter
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

We called based on reviews found here. Pizza was good. Wasn't too bad but it is right around the corner and was easy! Pizzas weren't incredible but they weren't bad either. Had them ready in 15 mins and were a nice thin crust. Will order pizza again and probably eat at the place sometime.

2 Thank Butch D
Port Charlotte, Fl
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

Excellent food, my favorite food is Penne Ameritriciana. One of only 2 places in SWF where I can find it. Been here many times, am always satisfied.

2 Thank jr213
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

Walking into La Rocca and being warmly greeted you immediately feel at home - tables are set with snowy white cloths. But putting all that a side, let's cut to the food. Warm crusty bread dipped oil with a frosty glass of wine - could do as a meal! Baked clams, Tomato and Mozzrela Caprese trust me, are two of... More 

3 Thank Theodora R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, International
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12500 Tamiami Trl S, North Port, FL 34287-1474
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  North Port
  • Phone Number: +1 941-423-9211

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?