03/18/2012Provided by Citysearch -
This restaurant was recommended by a friend. I arrived and entered the decor is very old and needs an update. The main dining room is painted a dull yellow. I asked for wine by the glass and received a glass of house merlo which was not bad. The house salad had fresh tomato and lettuce maybe a pinch too much dressing. Shrimp cocktail good. The Chicken Parmigan came with a dull white layer of cheese on top after tasting it I realized this made made before and stored in the refrigerator. The cheese was not fresh and the chicken cutlet tasted like a cheap slab of compressed chicken. It was not very hot, the dish had water in it as evidence it was thawed out in a microwave. The vegetable medley was tasteless and the vegetables were reheated and bland. The decaf cappucino was caffinated. This dinner cost me $35 and for another $10 you could get a great meal at Mystic Fish or E & E Steakout. This restaurant is the worst Italian Restaurant I have eaten at in the Tampa Bay area.