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Pazzo! Italian Cafe
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Ranked #62 of 984 Restaurants in Naples
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$15 - US$29
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 5 th Ave and U S 41
Description: Pazzo! Cucina Italiana is Naples oldest and friendliest Italian neighborhood restaurant. Nationally known... locally loved. There's a reason we're celebrating 21 years as Naples oldest Italian restaurant. We take authentic Italian dishes and add our own innovative twist. It's New World meets Old World, but you get the best of both with warm and fun service and an ambiance that's like coming home. Please call to verify hours and deals/specials - they are subject to change for event days, holidays and holiday weekends. November Early Dining Deal: $17.50 per person with choice of entree and a free bottle of wine for two to share when you dine between 5:30 and 6 p.m.
Naples, FL
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Are you kidding me?”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2013 via mobile

This place is about Italian as a can of Spaghetti-os from Chef Boyardee. The service tried hard to overcome underwhelming food, but nowhere near enough to get us to return. It seems to me as the owner is intent on supplying mediocre food, w/ fair service, and overpriced drinks to tourists which he can gouge based on a premium location. Proceed w/ caution.

  • Visited October 2013
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“super food, good service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2013

Visiting family living here and they took us here. Very good food, reasonably priced. Portions were smaller than we have found the norm on this trip but were big enough. Service excellent recommended.

Visited October 2013
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Naples, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Best Italian in Naples”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2013

Go for the service, food and a great atmosphere. The wine list is outstanding!....Ask for Fred one of the best waiters in Naples

Visited October 2013
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1 Thank Ed D
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
“Top 3 meals of all time for me”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2013

Absolutely gorgeous food. We stumbled upon it whilst holidaying in Naples and fancying Italian food. The bright, childlike sign puts you off at first, but the building set amongst lovely vines and the menu enticed us in. We were not disappointed. The food was just sublime. I had the meatballs and they were just so delicious. I highly recommend having a meal here. Please!

  • Visited November 2012
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2 Thank Emily B
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Harbor Springs, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Wonderful flavors”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2013

We dined here in the off season and what a treat that is. Arriving early for their pre-fix dinner we were greeted by smiles all around the room. The dinner included two entree's plus a no name bottle of wine for $29.00 per person. We opted to take the wine home to cook with and ordered a nice bottle off their vast list. We also ordered their calamari appetizer and loved it, full of mixed hot peppers and other vegetables along with the calamari in a tempura batter. You gotta get this! We both had the Pappardelle and loved it, all though the pasta was a bit to heavy and took on a lasagna noodle in thickness.
Excellent service and a great location I would be glad to recommend this nice restaurant.

  • Visited October 2013
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