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Petrella's Italian Cafe

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2174 W Nine Mile Rd, Pensacola, FL 32534-9413
+1 850-471-9444
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 21:30
Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Green Cove Springs, Florida
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We discovered this place last year when we stopped in Pensacola. We loved it then and purposely came back this year to confirm our opinion. IAmongst our family and friends my wife is considered the queen of alfredo. She taught it to our sons who have used it as their opening move when they first cook for a girlfriend several... More 

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Gulf Breeze, Florida
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We dine here once or twice monthly. Locals favorite! Authentic Italian cuisine at a reasonable price. Our favorite night is Saturday night for their Prime Rib special.

Thank vbeachbella
Milton, Florida
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was on that side of town, late in the day, and did not want to cook that night. I went by Petrella's and ordered to go. I was able to sit outside at the tables and enjoy some conversation with family while waiting for the food. It was prompt. It was still warm when I arrived home. It was... More 

Thank srpanderson70
Pensacola, Florida
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Recently moved to the Pensacola area and we are trying a lot of restaurants. This one was right down the street. What a great lunch time meal, I had the Pasta Rustica with shrimp, chicken, bacon Fettuccine oven baked, caesar salad and bread. Wife had Baked Manicotti, salad and bread. Both dishes were wonderful and very filling for lunch. Prices... More 

Thank Dan and Bonnie B
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Don't believe what these other people are saying, they must be use to garbage Italian food. I've lived in Italy before and this is some of the best on the coast!

Thank Clayton C
Anniston, Alabama
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111 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Everything served, in this restaurant, is homemade. All the sauces, for the pasta and pizza, are just the right consistency. Each day, of the week, they offer daily specials. I love the variety, of dishes, that they serve here. Business seems to be booming, as we had to wait a few minutes for a table. We were finally seated and... More 

Thank jimandlo23
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I tried Petrella's on a Saturday night. There was quite a wait as it is prime rib night. My husband is very picky and he loved the prime rib and fettucine alfredo. I had chicken parm and it was great too. The red sauce was flavorful without being overwhelming. As other's have mentioned, the garlic bread was... More 

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Thank Denia L
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Food was fair. Garlic bread is more like toasted bread with a little butter. Couldn't taste the garlic at all. Spaghetti and meatballs was nothing I could make at home. Fried pasta dish was decent, but small. The alfredo was good, but a little different than what most people would probably expect. Took quite a while to get in. The... More 

Thank John L
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72 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

To say the least I was heavily disappointed by my catered lasagna dinner. It looked beautiful on my plate. However, the lasagna was nothing to write home about. It was very a small & bland and hard to cut through (bottom noodles over cooked). The small chunk of garlic bread appeared to be the same or similar as Cole's garlic... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

I'm a harsh critic of good Italian food because mine is the best but if you want something other than the chain food come here. Would be nice if they took reservations.

Thank Rick C

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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
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2174 W Nine Mile Rd, Pensacola, FL 32534-9413
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Pensacola
  • Phone Number: +1 850-471-9444

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