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435 Mandalay Avenue, Clearwater, FL 33767
+1 727-441-1111
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good27%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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Bar, Italian, Contemporary, Healthy
$$ - $$$
435 Mandalay Avenue, Clearwater, FL 33767
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Maybe we missed something here but this place is average at best, salads were basically plates of lettuce with sauce and food is expensive for what you get. 25 dollars for 2 meatballs and a plate of spaghetti! Also our waitress was terrible she barely...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a party of five for dinner at Forlini's and we had an excellent experience. Forlini's is easy to access from the central round-about by taking the north spur. We had a variety of entrees, which were all well prepared using clear fresh ingredients....More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went here for dinner with my family over spring break. I can't say the food is cheap but it is absolutely worth the price 100%. The calamari is excellent as well as the fresh bread they bring to your table. I love the Italian...More

Thank Griffin G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We tried Forlini's because it was recommended by someone we met. He recommended the lobster Sinatra. The restaurant doesn't look like much from the outside but charming inside. We had the sausage pasta and the scallops Sinatra which were very tasty! My son had the...More

Thank James N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great Italian restaurant, great service, great food, a good menu to choose from, can get busy but certainly worth the wait.

Thank Sandra P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dined here while on vacation. The service was good, food was great. Delicious Italian food and a nice ambience.

Thank Laury C
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Spectacular Italian food! Wonderful evening out to spend with family or your sweetheart. Great service and friendly atmosphere.

Thank cknox4
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and service. I always visit Forlini's when I'm in Clearwater Beach for spring training. I've never been disappointed.

Thank HolidayDiva21921
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I am a native to Clearwater beach, so why i never ate here amazes me. Having said that, we just had our anniversary dinner here last weekend, and WOW!!!!! I have to say, we had a 6:00 reservation, got seated immediately, i ordered appetizers becase...More

1  Thank prettybird13
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Missing genuine Italian? This is your place. Relaxed and delicious. It's not a large place, but I've never experienced a wait. This is a sit-down restaurant, not fast food, so come prepared to enjoy a leisurely dinner.

Thank Clark H
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22 April 2015|
Response from Paul F | Property representative |
Yes, Casual.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 30
Bar, Italian, Contemporary, Healthy
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 435 Mandalay Avenue, Clearwater, FL 33767 (Formerly Forlini's Restaurant)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Clearwater
  • Phone Number: +1 727-441-1111
  • E-mail
FORLINI FAMILY owned and operated restaurant on Clearwater Beach since 1981. We offer authentic Italian Cuisine, an Award Winning Wine List and Full Liquor Bar.