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Mom & Dad's Italian Restaurant

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304 S US Highway 27/441, Lady Lake, FL 32159
+1 352-753-2722
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16:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Tue - Sat 16:00 - 21:00
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Lady Lake, Florida
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Their spaghetti and meatballs are slightly above average for this area. Other than that, I have only had their meatball sub, which they no longer offer although you can get just meatballs

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Toronto, Canada
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163 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Liked the people and the atmosphere. I had manicotti with some meatballs. Manicotti was great, sauce was great, meatballs were mediocre. They seemed like out of a frozen bag of meatballs like you'd buy from Publix. No taste, kind of gristly. I was bummed because I was really looking forward to some home made meatballs. Nada. It's funny. There were... More 

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The Villages, Florida
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

3 couples for Saturday evening dinner. We chose this place based on prior recommendation on Trip Advisor for Italian Restaurants near us! We do have several to chose from but, went with Mom and Dads and were not disappointed! Service was good, dinners were all delivered in a timely fashion and prepared very well. The only exception to the evening... More 

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Mount Dora
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always find it hard to rate Italian restaurants, since I am of Italian heritage and one gets used to their own sauces, etc. Because of this, I usually order items that I would not ordinarily have at home. Mom & Dads offer the usual fare, but also some more uncommon dishes. Others in our party ordered the more common entres... More 

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Thank Frederick C
Lady Lake, Florida
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The little place is delightful starting when you walk in the door and are greeted with a smile and lovely old time background Italian music. The servers are exceptional. Friendly, kind, and get it right every time. The food, oh the food. Out if this world. My favorite is Spaghetti a la Bruzzi, my husband's is spaghetti with meat sauce... More 

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Thank Linda M
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51 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are very few places to eat in the area that have stood the test of time..... Mom & Dad's is at the top of that list. Ricky & Elainna Tucker are carrying on the tradition from her parents (Matucci) that I remember when my Mom & Dad took me there when I was little. Same great food (I always... More 

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Thank Gatorbuilder
Leesburg, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We each had phenomenal meals. Mine the lasagna and my wife had the mushroom ravioli. Walked and immediately seated at about 5:30pm, but a line formed immediately afterward until 6:30pm.

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Thank twelt
Newbury, United Kingdom
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

A great surprise to find this restaurant just 10 minutes from Spanish Springs in The Villages. It's been there for decades and we didn't know about it until we spotted an ad in the local newspaper. Open every day except Monday and, unlike many other places, they do take reservations. The gluten free menu has almost as many items as... More 

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The Villages, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

We were greeted, seated, and served promptly. Arrived just after opening. The seating is limited, so I can foresee long waits during prime time. The bread, including a gluten free roll, was excellent. The meatballs were very good, sausage needed more spices, angel hair pasta was ok. The beef and mushroom soup was great. The lasagna was nice, but again... More 

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Astatula, Florida
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

I have been dining at this family-owned restaurant for a couple of decades now. The current generation continues the tradition of outstanding food with reasonable prices. I rarely travel this way, but when I do I always stop to eat in this amazing restaurant. I have eaten almost everything on the menu throughout many years and have never had a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$22
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
16:00 - 21:00
Friday
16:00 - 21:00
Saturday
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 304 S US Highway 27/441, Lady Lake, FL 32159
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lake County  >  Lady Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 352-753-2722
Description
Full gluten-free menu Open 4p-9p Tue- Sat

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?