Tutto Bene Italian Restaurant's legion of pasta professionals dish up a menu of freshly prepared, old-fashioned Italian fare and imported spirits. A savory selection of palate-pleasing lunch specials includes authentic cheese pizzas ($4.50 for two slices, $9.95 for a 14"), chicken parmigiana ($7.95), and lasagna baked to saucy perfection ($7.25). Launch a dinner rocket with a loud crunch of crispy bruschetta ($5.95), or loosen tense garlic knots with a peaceful soak in a marinara bath ($1.75 for three). Diners can twirl forks through the sautéed onions, olives, capers, and anchovies topping a fresh plate of spaghetti alla puttanesca ($10.95), or strap on complimentary snorkels for a palatable plunge into the seafood risotto, which presents a sautéed school of calamari, shrimp, clams, mussels, and marinara sauce ($16.25).
At Filomena's Pizzeria & Ristorante, chefs decorate signature Brooklyn-style pizzas while a daily bounty of fresh-baked bread snuggles up beside pasta dishes, including stuffed shells and penne alla vodka. The culinary crew embellishes veal, sirloin, and shrimp with fresh vegetables and white-wine sauces, forming a roster of dishes sure to satisfy cravings for Italian classics. Calzones teem with a wide range of ingredients and can be crafted large enough to feed an entire family and their velociraptor.
Riverwalk Pizzeria, located next to the Sanford Marina, touts a multifaceted menu of pizzas, calzones, and traditional Italian-inspired specialties. Demanding diners can customize hand-tossed pizzas (starting at $7.29) with a variety of pie-packers such as bacon, eggplant, pepperoni, pineapple, and broccoli arranged to resemble the mysterious right ear of the Mona Lisa ($1–$2 each). Opt for a prearranged marriage of flavors with the River Spice pie, decorated with hot sauce, mozzarella, red onions, tomatoes, jalapeños, and chorizo ($10.49–$20.49), or the Bianco, a delicate three-tiered tango between mozzarella, ricotta, and fresh garlic ($8.99–$16.99).
Tuscany's chefs craft traditional Italian fare with zest, populating a menu with pasta, pizza, sandwiches, and chicken dishes. Patrons can catapult a hearty portion of baked ziti down gullets ($9.99), or savor the event by starting with a fried calamari appetizer ($8.99) and a complete recitation of My Dinner with Andre the Giant. Chicken entrees rest on a davenport of pasta and include parmesan, picatta, marsala, and francese varieties ($12.99 each). Pizza lovers have nine specialties pies to choose from, such as bacon white pizza ($14.99) and its arch nemesis, broccoli white pizza ($14.49). The eatery also boasts a hefty collection of 11 sammies good for lunch or dinner, including a meatball parm sub ($7.99) and the Cyclops ($13.99), which can serve up to four people wearing two horse costumes.
Lil Anthony is a New York–style pizzeria, which means it dishes up thin-crust pizza by the pie and by the slice and accompanies it with a menu loaded with wings, pasta, salads, and subs. Introduce your taste buds to Italy’s flavors with an order of garlicky cheesy knots with marinara ($3.99) before sending them on the tour of Italy, a trio of the eatery's favorite pasta dishes: lasagna, fettuccini alfredo, and baked cheese ravioli ($13.99). Lil Anthony's pizzas come in traditional varieties, such as classic meat lover's ($13.99 and up) and gourmet varieties, such as the Joey's Brooklyn special, adorned with alfredo sauce, spinach, tomato, bacon, and mozzarella ($12.99 and up).
Our story starts with two friends with entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for America's favorite food. We opened up our first Pizzeria in central Florida in 1987, realizing the importance of freshness, ease of operation and variety.