If you’re searching for delicious Italian dishes in Orlando, you’ll be pleasantly surprised by the diverse settings and menus you’ll find across central Florida. For example, Cafe Trastevere  combines casual dining with a great setting. With outdoor seating on two patios and two floors of dining rooms, Cafe Tastevere has meals and wines at reasonable prices. Popular dinner selections include fettucine alfredo, linguine with fresh clams and eggplant parmigana, baked in marinara sauce and topped with melted mozzarella cheese over linguine.Feature wines at Cafe Trastevere include Costamolino Argiloas-Sardegna and Chardonnay Cadonini.
Another popular Italian restaurant in Orlando is Christini’s Restaurante Italiano. Christini’s owner opened the restaurant in 1984 and Mr. Christini oversees all aspects of his restaurant.His attention to detail keeps Christini’s atmosphere and service among the most honored in the country, which is why Christini’s received the best of the best five star diamond award and was  named to the Fine Dining Hall of Fame by Nation’s Restaurant News. Popular  dishes at Christini’s include Gamberoni Fra Diavolo – Jumbo shrimp served over linguine in a spicy pescatore sauce and Vitello Ai Quattro Formaggi Veal scaloppini dipped in flour, egg and bread crumbs, pan fried, toppes with fresh tomato sauce, fine herbs and four types of imported cheese.

Ciao Italiana resteraunt in Orlando was opened in 1991, by two natives of Italy who brought years of experience. Ciao Italiana, has received several awards and honors,including “Most Romantic restaurant” by Florida Gourmet magazine,Golden Spoon Award, from Florida Trend Magazine and Florida’s Top 500 Restaurants, from Great Florida Restaurant Guide.

Another famous Italian dining venue in Orlando is Gargi’s Lakeside Italian cusine,located in 1414 North Orange  Ave. Gargi’s offers one of the best views for sunsets over downtown Orlando. Gargis opened in Orlando back in 1987. Gargi’s has received several notable awards for its excellent food and atmosphere, including the My City Eats, Sagat Award and Foodie awards.

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