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Rocco's Italian Grille and Bar

400 S Orlando Ave, 2 Blks. North of Fairbanks Ave. On Hwy. 17-92, Which Is Also Orlando Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789-3684
+1 407-644-7770
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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400 S Orlando Ave, 2 Blks. North of Fairbanks Ave. On Hwy. 17-92, Which Is Also Orlando Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789-3684
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1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A perfect evening listening to great music. We visited on a Friday evening - We really enjoyed Charlie Russo's music. A perfect environment - wonderful friendly staff & loved to dance a song or two! Stop by for a drink & relax!

Thank Nick00777
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

The owner greeted us. Service with Alex is superb. Ambiance is charming. The veal dishes are out of this world. Staff is so accommodating. Good wine selection. Great neighborhood gem. Love this place. Definitely go back.

Thank Ed G
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent service and food. Everyone enjoyed the evening. We asked for a special appetizer of cheese and olives....it was awesome!

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 25 April 2017

This was our first visit to Rocco's. We were warmly greeted by Rocco, I presume, and opted for a table in the main dining area, away from the bar. The menu was well-rounded and the wine list offered a very good selection at all price...More

Thank Starr1027
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

I had read great things about Rocco's, but never ventured in, until last night. My daughter and I had a great time and enjoyed the food and service. We started off with the Fritto Misto Alla Ligure. The calamari, shrimp, zucchini and red peppers were...More

Thank Teaforthree
Reviewed 15 February 2017

First time at this place on Valentine's Day and had high expectations. Didn't get seated for 20 minutes WITH a reservation. Our order was messed up 4 times and we were still charged full price. I am very disappointed for it being a high end...More

Thank Blake T
miro34786 ., Public Relations Manager at Rocco's Italian Grille and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

We are always concerned when we don't meet the expectations of our guests and we regret that you had an unsatisfactory experience on Valentine's Day. Even on the busiest night of the year we attempt to create a memorable evening. Our typical rating is 5-stars...More

Reviewed 13 February 2017

The food is excellent and the service is even better. Everything from appetizers to deserts are good. Rocco is always in the restaurant and making sure everything is done right. It's a great place for an excellent Italian dinner.

Thank Cabot J
Reviewed 30 January 2017

I would give the food and ambiance each an A. Since the Zuppa Del Giorno was $11.95 (yes, $11.95 for soup), we decided on salads. I had the Caesar salad while my wife had the Insalata della Casa. Both were very tasty. For entrees, my...More

Thank Orlando_Vic
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a nice spot where having Italian dinner and a nice bottle of wine and we got to this gem in the middle of winter park. Rocco the owner and Walter the chef were outstanding, food was great. We had the mushroom...More

Thank Usa F
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We visited this restaurant for the first time, for dinner with my family. Good surprise for the casual atmosphere, with live music. We were quickly attended to and sat down, near the bar count the music was played softly. Our waitress took care of us...More

Thank Ramiro S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 S Orlando Ave, 2 Blks. North of Fairbanks Ave. On Hwy. 17-92, Which Is Also Orlando Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789-3684
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Winter Park
  • Phone Number: +1 407-644-7770
  • E-mail
Description
Proprietor Rocco Potami has opened a casual yet sophisticated dining spot as warm and personal as a family-run trattoria, with marble floors, golden-hued walls, warm woods, white linens. There's a cozy wood-paneled bar, intimate al fresco dining on a courtyard terrace and private space for special events.

Rocco's uses the freshest meats, produce, breads, special sauces and imported pastas that are the heart of fine Italian cooking.
The result is a diverse culinary experience, offering a taste of favorite dishes selected from each region of Italy.

The cozy bar features seats at the bar, as well as banquette seating and high-top tables. Live music enlivens the scene Wed-Sat evenings from 7:30 til 10:30 PM.
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