Downtown Italy

Downtown Historic District

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Italian-born owners fashion-make authentic dishes to order from fresh ingredients at eatery with outdoor dining area

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Promotional value expires Apr 15, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per table. Valid only for option purchased. Dine-in only. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Italian cuisine was born when, after building the city of Rome, Romulus and Remus discovered Greece didn’t deliver to their new address. Taste the origins of an empire with today’s Groupon to Downtown Italy. Choose between the following options:

  • For $20, you get $40 worth of Italian cuisine and drinks during dinner.
  • For $10, you get $20 worth of Italian cuisine and drinks during lunch.<p>

Downtown Italy’s Calabria-born owners forge the authentic, made-to-order dishes of their birthplace from fresh ingredients. Diners affix third eyes to the dinner menu, honing in on collaborative entrees such as Nonna’s al forno trio, which warmly embraces eggplant parmigiana, chicken parmigiana, and baked ziti, all smothered in signature marinara ($26). Shrimp infused with tomato cream sauce snuggles into pillows of lobster ravioli ($26). Midday munchers encounter a lunch menu flaunting the Philly Downtown panini, which tears sirloin from traditional cheesesteaks and presses it between pepperoni, mozzarella cheese, and sautéed veggies ($9). Inside the classico panini, home-baked focaccia bread scoops up prosciutto, mozzarella, pesto, and tomatoes ($9). Glasses ($7+) or bottles ($21+) of white, sparkling, and red wines help wash down meals or accidentally ingested napkins.

Stolen glimpses of crystal waters augment indoor dinner conversation at this river district eatery, draped in rich crimson with olive and white linens. Outdoor eaters settle in at street-side tables to chow down or threaten any impending clouds with steak knives.

Though Downtown Italy sometimes features a discounted price online, this Groupon still offers the best deal available.

Customer Reviews

Prompt service was "wonderful" from both our waiter and the kitchen, especially at lunch time when most don't have time to sit and wait.
Marilyn A. · March 25, 2012
Very good food and service
Annette V. · March 21, 2012
great food...marginal service
Steve S. · January 22, 2012
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    Downtown Historic District

    2226 1st St.

    Fort Myers, Florida 33901

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