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Caffe Paradiso

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4205 S Macdill Ave, Tampa, FL 33611-1900
+1 813-835-6622
Mon - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I finally tried Caffe Paradiso, and it did not disappoint. First, the service is excellent. Our waiter was attentive but not overly involved in the meal. As he explained the menu, he also let us know that if there was anything we wanted but didn't see, to let him know and they would make it. Everything is... More 

Thank Anthony L
Debra B, Guest Relations Manager at Caffe Paradiso, responded to this review

Grazie! Thank you for your kind review. We look forward to seeing you back soon. More 

Dayton, Ohio
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in Tampa for a short visit and was looking for a good italian restaurant. After reading the reviews, i decided on Caffe Paradiso and was not disappointed! The staff was warm and helpful, especially Hugo who helped me decide between the Osso Bucco and Linguini with clams. I sat at the bar as i had dinner alone and... More 

Thank Pinayaq
Clearwater, Florida
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Wonderful evening at Caffe Paradiso. Quaint little neighborhood restaurant ,crowded on a Tuesday nite. Hugo gave us a warm welcome. The meal and service could not have been better. Party of six.

Thank jim w
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

This will be a quick review because I really don't have much to say. A friend of mine and I wanted Italian food, we were in the area and read the reviews and decided to give it a shot. As soon as we walk in there is a small small small bar immediately to the left, two people were sitting... More 

1 Thank Tara A
Tampa, FL
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Small and silently tucked away in South Tampa, Caffe Paradiso is an experience to be savored! You begin with free valet parking. Our valet was a real gentleman! He opened the doors for us and patiently waited while we unbuckled a little one from a car seat. Upon departure, he was swift and polite, opening our doors for us again!... More 

1 Thank Kathi S
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016

This is one of the best italian restaurants in Tampa. From the time I made the reservations to the time we left the staff was very accommodating. The wait staff were very prompt and delivered excellent service. Now, to the food. Everyone enjoyed the dish they ordered, from the salad to the main entrees. We ordered one of every dessert... More 

1 Thank CFMvalrico
Savannah, Georgia
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2016

My boyfriend and I came here to celebrate graduation. The owner was very nice and most of the waiters were as well. Our waiter hardly even looked at us. Another waiter walked by to take bread to one of his tables, stopped by us and shockingly asked "have you not gotten bread yet" (15 minutes into our visit). He set... More 

1 Thank CrystalShup
Debra B, Owner at Caffe Paradiso, responded to this review

Crystal, Thank you for bringing this to our attention. First and foremost, we would like to apologize for not meeting our own expectations at our restaurant. We believe, above all else, service is paramount to a pleasant dining experience. Especially when celebrating a joyous occasion, like graduation. And although we are not perfect, we are sorry we failed with you.... More 

Tampa, Florida
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112 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2016

Tampa cuisine benefits from the Northeastern roots of many of its residents. Good Italian food is in no shortage in the bay area. Caffe Paradiso is an exemplar in that crowded market, offering right sized portions of great food at a reasonable price. I had the veal, my wife chose the lobster ravioli. We swapped halfway through and still found... More 

1 Thank BBQ22
Tampa, Florida, United States
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Tried Caffe Paradiso after recently moving into the neighborhood. We had heard that it isn't much to look at but the food is excellent. The reviews were right! The restaurant is situated in a small shopping center and the best view you will have is a parking lot from the small front bar. The rest of the restaurant doesn't even... More 

1 Thank Kristi G
Boston, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2015

I went out to dinner for my friends birthday and the service we received was excellent. They were accommodating to one of my friends who has a gluten allegory, just ask for the gluten free penne (call ahead to make sure they still have some). I had the ravioli and asked for marinara instead of the Alfredo they were supposed... More 

1 Thank Julia M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4205 S Macdill Ave, Tampa, FL 33611-1900
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-835-6622

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