Pioneering Italians were not only the first to put tomatoes in cuisine, they were also the first people to take photographs of themselves pretending to hold up the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Delight in their inventiveness with today's Groupon: for $15, you get $30 worth of Italian cuisine at Alfredo's Ristorante in Port Orange.
Alfredo's Ristorante colors Florida's culinary landscape with freshly made tastes and a relaxed atmosphere straight from the boot. Their menu's pastas include time-honored favorites with a flavorful twist, including lasagna ($12.95) and tortellini smothered in panna cream and cheese ($12.95). With items from the flambé cart, expert chef Alfredo Orza prepares the dish right at the diners' table using liquor and magic to ignite dramatic flames. Fulfill meaty appetites with flambé steak ($21.95) and breaded veal parmigiana ($17.95), or chow on pescetarian pleasers such as shrimp scampi ($16.95).
Alfredo's Ristorante also boasts a full bar with imported beer and wine, and on Friday and Saturday nights a pianist provides live music to amp up the charming atmosphere and underscore heated debates about whether the open-eye sneeze is a myth.
4647 S Clyde Morris Blvd.
Port Orange, Florida 32129