About Casa Ludovico - Palm Harbor, FL
Papa Ludovico's Tradition In Italy, Papa Ludovico’s door was always open and everyone was welcome. The tantalizing aroma of fine Italian foods cooking on the stove would draw in friends, friends of friends, and sometimes even strangers... but after sharing a bottle of wine together, strangers became friends. Now, Casa Ludovico is proud to share Papa’s traditions in Palm Harbor, Florida. Everyone is welcome to enjoy fine Italian food and wine with both old and new friends. Buon Appetito!
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday: 5;00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar
Casa Ludovico - Palm Harbor, FL Ratings and Reviews
CL was wonderful as always. We actually ...
CL was wonderful as always. We actually sat in the bar because we were watching the US Open. Not the best TV or TV placement but better than nothing. This is one of our favorite restaurants
Casa Ludovico is consistently good, in i ...
Casa Ludovico is consistently good, in its menu and service. We love taking friends and family who have never been , and hearing them rave about our favorite spot! Highly recommend.
I really liked the atmosphere. I love I ...
I really liked the atmosphere. I love Italian. Unfortunately, my husband and I felt both our meals were bland in taste. It's not that the quality was bad. It was just bland and didn't have a lot of flavorful taste that Italian food should have. For the price, I'm sorry to say I was disappointed.
For me, the best is unique. Black pasta ...
For me, the best is unique. Black pasta with clams and crab meat in a light white wine sauce. Always a winner. Casa Ludovico it the best in Palm Harbor.
Awesome time! The service, wine list and ...
Awesome time! The service, wine list and food was amazing!
We have been to the bar several times an ...
We have been to the bar several times and enjoyed. This is the first time we have taken a seat in the dining room. The service was fine. The room is beautiful. The food was .. just OK. I ordered the spaghetti and meatballs. It was a "special" offered. You would think a special would be special, but I found it to be ordinary. The meatballs were just ok. I think meatballs (for $20) should be succulent. The pasta was ok, but needed more sauce. My wife had a veal dish. She thought it was good, but called it "average". Our companion had pasta with vodka sauce. It was good, but I think I could have duplicated it at home. To be fair, we really liked the calamari. We will come by again to have appetizers at the bar. But I doubt we will ever go to the dining room again.
It was out anniversary and we almost alw ...
It was out anniversary and we almost always like Casa Ludovico's . The food we had we had was outstanding. The only issue we had was we asked for a wine suggestion by the glass which we took and once we got the bill we were very surprised by the price of $18.00/glass . It would have been polite of the server to let us know the price upfront , since other wines on the menu were not nearly as expensive. Other than that we did have a nice evening and we still will go back but will just be a little more carefull.
Our meal was excellent from the appetize ...
Our meal was excellent from the appetizers and the entree, to the coffee and tiramisu. Will definitely return again and again.
Great food - too loud
The food was terrific but my husband and I could not carry on a conversation due to thd noise here. Its too bad because the noise level is awful. We will probably go back but it has to be a day we dont wat to speak.
Outstanding Food, Service and Value
We heard about this Restaurant from a number of folks and finally took the plunge one Saturday afternoon - and so very glad that we did, as we're always in search of "authentic" Italian cuisine. Well we struck gold here! Everything about this Restaurant was simply outstanding, from the quality (and portions) of the Food to the Service and the overall value. A real "gem" and one that we'll keep as our special "Italian" feast.
We totally enjoyed our dining experience ...
We totally enjoyed our dining experience at Casa Ludovico. We will go back and recommend it to other people.
Wonderfully prepared dinner with no rush ...
Wonderfully prepared dinner with no rush by waitstaff. Lovely. We will be back.
A pleasant surprise. Excellent food and ...
A pleasant surprise. Excellent food and the service was outstanding. Highly recommended.
Great food and Great service! We will be ...
Great food and Great service! We will be back!
Mothers Day Luncheon
My sister and I took our Mother here for a Mothers Day meal and it was great. The service was excellent and the food was outstanding. We will definitely be going back again.
All I can say is that this is by far my most favored Italian restaurant in Florida....and being Italian, you can take my word for it!!!!
A cute restaurant with a lot of specials ...
A cute restaurant with a lot of specials. Food was good.
This is one of our favorite restaurants. ...
This is one of our favorite restaurants. We dine here often. Usually Sunday evenings are quiet, but this one was really busy. Service was still excellent
Very enjoyable as always
We have been patrons of Casa for 9 or 10 years and are never disappointed in the food or the outstanding service. This visit we enjoyed the veal chop and black grouper specials. Excellent. Don't miss out on this gem.
Good Italian restaurant
The food was authentic Italian cuisine the service was professional and courteous. The people dining there were LOUD and obnoxious with no regard for felllow diners. Not a place for a romantic dinner for two at all or any kind of conversation.
Very friendly staff doing their best to ...
Very friendly staff doing their best to accommodate on a busy Saturday night. From the complimentary speedy valet to the attentive waiter, we enjoyed the evening immensely. The food was top notch, creative, flavorful and more than enough to satiate the famished. Certainly adding this restaurant to the list of amazing places to dine this side of the bay.
Excellent Italian Cuisine
Valet parking to accommodate a full lot (and it will be). This restaurant has a great local reputation for fine dining. This was my first time there and we thoroughly enjoyed our meal. The menu specials were very interesting and our party of 6 order one special or another 5 to 1. Service was professional, although a moderate wait for a party that size should be expected. All together a great dining experience. I highly recommend it for the experienced Italian dining customers.
Everything good but the noise level...
Have been a customer for several years and we like the place. However, when it is crowded the noise level becomes impossible. Best on a weekday evening as its noise level is barely passable. On weekend and holidays, only go if you do not want to speak or hear your dining partner. Ask for the price of specials because they are priced quite a bit higher than their menu fare.
Loved it, nice authentic Italian food, good atmosphere , good service.
Expensive for Average Food
Bread was stale, and I found the seafood linguini very average. It was not L cents and the sauce was tasteless. I felt like I wS served leftovers.
We have recommended to everyone we talk food with!
We found this place less than a month ago and have been there three times since. We took our family and another time another couple and everyone loved it. The Pollo Ludovico is my favorite!
We always make sure we get to this place at least once a month. The fish is fresh and delicious and the wine list is excellent. The pasta and sauce are mouth watering. LOVE it.
Very loud. Food very expensive and just average. Pasta over cooked and the tomato sauce is very sharp. Waitress got several things wrong although she was very pleasant.
The Best, Love the waiters & waitresses ...
The Best, Love the waiters & waitresses Food & service excellent Great Peppoli Chianti wine $
Noise the only issue. Otherwise it was perfect.
The food was excellent, as was the service. And, the price was very reasonable. The only complaint - the last time we went a large party (middle-aged men) was in the same section of the restaurant and the noise level was way too high. The group was appropriate and all seemed like true gentlemen but that many guys in a group often makes for a loud conversation. Once they left we loved the atmosphere.
We had a party of 5 and were seated upst ...
We had a party of 5 and were seated upstairs. It was a perfect evening with excellent service! The food was outstanding as we all ordered something different and shared amongst each other. Chicken with brandied cream sauce and a side of pasta was delicious! Desserts were scrumptious, we ordered 3 different selections on the menu, all were very good! We will be back for a repeat experience!
I was very disappointed in my experience. I have eaten here before, and it was always a descent experience, but after choosing a 7:15 reservation from a choice of 6:45, 7:00, 7:15, and 7:30. I arrived at 7:05. I don't like to be late, so we were ten minutes early. I waited until 8:00 to be seated. Other guests that were waiting were given complimentary glasses of wine, but we were offered nothing extra. In the defense of the wait, there were large crowds from the Valspar golf tournament that were around, but I believe that if they make reservations, they should attempt to seat people close to their time.
This place is amazing.....great atmosphe ...
This place is amazing.....great atmosphere and outstanding food!
Poor service, owner rude, not nice peopl ...
Poor service, owner rude, not nice people, rush you, take care of regulars and not new commers
Great food, wonderful service, beautiful ...
Great food, wonderful service, beautiful pallette.
Great neighborhood italian restaurant
We had another great dining experience this night. They were very busy however , very organized , served the meals in a very efficient manner. Perhaps the only negitive was the noise level but the place was full and customers were enjoying themselves.
Wanted to love it but couldn't
We dine out quite often but had never been here. Our visit started well with an excellent experience with the valet who clearly understands the service industry. We went inside and the owner bumped right into my husband on his way past, no apology, no hand on the shoulder, nothing. Just a glare as if we were in his way. Our wait person was new and untrained. We had to request fresh pepper and grated parmesan. She was barely knowledgeable about food allergies and Celiacs Disease. In this day and age that is fai rly uncommon. Asked for a list of their Ports for after dinner and got a blank stare. "What is Port?" said our waitress. "Go ask your bartender" was our response. She came back with one bottle of 10 year Tawny. For a restaurant of this pricing, one might expect more than one Port. Food was ok, nothing fancy to match their pricing. For my money, I'd rather eat at Massimo's or Mystic Fish any day of the week.
Historic Old House
Somewhat of a romantic setting but with the noise level & wait staff rushing us through our meal we most likely won't be back. Food was very good but when the experience is not good there are too many other great places to choose from to eat.
Been by there many,many times.Always said we should go there, but always went some where else. Glad we decided to go there.. Great find!
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