Italian Restaurants in Villas

American and Italian Food for Parties of Two or Four at Anthony's on the Blvd (Up to 50% Off)

Anthony's on the Blvd

Cape Coral

$20 $11

Best of the Cape–winning eatery serves up American and Italian classics ranging from steaks to calamari and pasta dishes

Upscale Italian Cuisine at Il Tesoro (Up to 51% Off). Two Options Available.

Il Tesoro

Sanibel

$50 $25

Italian sausage, fresh grilled seafood, classic pastas, and other Old World Italian dishes are featured on this menu

$18 for $30 Worth of Italian Dinner for Two at Bianca's Ristorante

Bianca's Ristorante

Fort Myers

$30 $18

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Northern and southern Italian classics such as veal brandy and shrimp scampi in a warm, homey dining space

Authentic Italian Food and Drinks at Luna Rossa Italian Grill (Up to 53% Off). Four Options Available.

Luna Rossa Italian Grill

Estero

$40 $20

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Chef Hernandez crafts authentic Italian fare from fresh herbs and ingredients to pair with multinational wine list and occasional live music

18-Inch Pizza or Italian Dinner for Two at Moravela's (Up to 47% Off)

Moravelas

Urban Estates

$25 $14

Choose from a selection of veal, pasta, fish, and chicken entrees during an Italian meal that also features an appetizer and wine

$17 for $30 Worth of Italian Food and Drinks at Primo! Ristorante 

Primo!

Sarasota

$30 $17

Wood-oven-baked pizzas; more than 15 pasta dishes flavored with veal, seafood, and housemade italian sausage

$16 for $30 worth of Italian Cuisine and Drinks at Café Gabbiano

Cafe Gabbiano

Siesta Key

$30 $16

Family recipes inspire pasta dishes with seafood, breaded veal, and chicken with wine sauce; a cellar boasts more than 220 wines

$11 for $20 Worth of Italian Cuisine for Dine-In or Takeout at Papa Giorgio's Family Italian Restaurant

Papa Giorgios Family Italian Restaurant

Sarasota

$20 $11

Housemade sauce & fresh, oven-baked bread mingle amid signature rosa pasta and NY-style thin-crust pizzas

Pizzeria Cuisine on Sunday–Thursday or Friday–Saturday at Filippo's Pizzeria (Half Off)

Filippo's Pizzeria

Sarasota

$18 $9

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Casual Italian restaurant with fresh pizzas and calzones, seafood, veal, and chicken pastas, and hearty meatball subs

Italian Food and Drinks at Lunchtime for Two or Take-Out at Gio Fabulous (Up to $7 Off)

Gio Fabulous

Bradenton

$20 $13

Italian specialties such as spinach ricotta pizza, chicken Parmigiano, and spaghetti with shrimp, scallops, and calamari in white wine sauce

Italian Lunch for Two or Take-Out at Gio Fabulous (Up to 40% Off)

Gio Fabulous

Gio Fabulous Ellenton

$20 $12

Italian entrees, such as wild mushroom ravioli and manicotti made from a family recipe, plus pizzas with thin crusts handmade daily

$23 for $40 Worth of Pizza and Italian Food for Dinner at Joia Fabulous Pizza & Martini Bar

Joia Fabulous Pizza & Martini Bar

Riverview

$40 $23

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Classic Italian pastas and slow-cooked meat dishes compliment hand-tossed pizzas and drinks

$12 for $20 Worth of Pizzeria Eats for Carryout from Jet's Pizza

Jet's Pizza

Saint Petersburg

$20 $12

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Pizzeria specializing in deep-dish pies, as well as wings, salads, and subs

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The pie purveyors at Oliveoil’s Pizza craft a menu brimming with authentic Italian fare. Dough artists shape 16-inch spheres, building them thin or thick, or tossing pies in the direction of moon gazers before slathering on sauce, cheese, and a choice of topping such as roasted garlic, gyro meat, sausage, or fresh mozzarella. Fingers grab at jumbo wings, saving a bit of buffalo, barbecue, or garlic-parmesan sauce for diligent wet-naps, or dipping cheese breadsticks in cups of bubbling soda to confuse friends and family. Guests can dine in, carry out, or have their spoils delivered for a $2 charge.

8660 Gladiolus Dr
Fort Myers,
FL
US

TripAdvisors currently name Tony Sacco's Coal Oven Pizza the fifth best restaurant in Fort Myers, and award it a near-perfect 4.5-owl eye average.

14261 S Tamiami Trl
Fort Myers,
FL
US

The pizza-slingers at Papa John’s build their pies with fresh-dough crusts composed of high-protein flour and filtered water that are hand tossed, then baked to a golden brown. Every pizza comes covered with with vine-ripened tomato sauce and 100% mozzarella cheese, and can be strewn with a cornucopia of toppings, from locally sourced green peppers and onions to beef, ham and spicy Italian sausage. The Hawaiian-barbecue-chicken pie hoards all bacon, onions, grilled chicken, and pineapple within a five-mile radius, and the pepperoni-and-sausage-topped John’s Favorite is the only pie to never have sat in the kitchen’s time-out chair. Chefs dust parmesan cheese and garlic on fluffy breadsticks, and lather wings in honey-chipotle, spicy, or traditional barbecue sauce. The Cinnapie dessert seals meals with a gathering of apple, cinnamon, and icing sweeter than a kitten in sugar-coated pajamas. Enter your zip code into the online menu to see a full list of prices for pies baking in your area.

3940 Palm Beach Blvd
Fort Myers,
FL
US

A delicious ritual unfolds every morning at Starz Italian Restaurant & Pub's two Fort Myers locations. Chefs arrive in the kitchen, assemble their ingredients, and make the day's supply of pizza dough from scratch. Their work begins long before this, however, since they travel to local markets to pick out fresh produce and mock the sun for taking so long to rise. By the time lunch rolls around, chefs are busy chopping up fresh ingredients and assembling signature pizzas, which owner Dave Virginia describes as "super delicious" in a video introducing himself. (He took over in September 2013.)

After laying a base of pizza sauce (also made from scratch), the chefs pile on toppings such as blue cheese and buffalo chicken tenders or the Starz Deluxe's combination of sausage, pepperoni, and onion. Then, the pie bakes until it reaches one of four set levels: lightly baked, regular, crispy, or well done. Homemade sauce also forms the foundation for many of the menu's other dishes, such as the signature marinara covering cheesy bread, ravioli, or baked parmigiana. There are just two things necessary to complete the meal: a slice of Starz's cheesecake and a drink from the full-service bar.

16681 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers,
FL
US

According to the Southwest Florida Barometer, Carmelo LaMotta was only 7 years old when his parents opened LaMotta’s. More than 30 years later, he’s taken over the reins and serves as both the restaurant’s owner and chef. LaMotta’s has gone through many changes over the years, but it has always remained dedicated to authentic Italian cuisine made with fresh, local ingredients. To that end, the LaMotta family makes all the soups, dough, and sauces fresh every day, staying true to the recipes they brought over when they emigrated from Sicily. The resulting menu includes myriad pasta dishes, thin-crust New York–style pizzas, and a thoughtful font choice.

15660 San Carlos Blvd
Fort Myers,
FL
US

Balls of dough arc through the air as Downtown House of Pizza's chefs toss and stretch each round into the New York–style thin crust deemed the best pizza of 2012 by Metromix Gulf Coast. Creamy mozzarella cheese melts beneath toppings such as anchovies and spinach, and Grandma's Sicilian pizza melds fresh basil and tomatoes in a recipe passed through the generations on a needlepoint pillow. Downtown House of Pizza also tosses chicken wings in tangy buffalo sauce, layers grilled chicken and dressings atop crispy lettuces, and tucks meatballs and chicken parmesan into hot and cold sub sandwiches.

1520 Hendry St
Fort Myers,
FL
US