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Mama Onesti's Italian Restaurant

6152 14th St W, Bradenton, FL 34207-4622
+1 941-756-8100
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“garlic rolls” (5 reviews)
“braciole” (2 reviews)
“spaghetti” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
6152 14th St W, Bradenton, FL 34207-4622
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

The name of the restaurant is Scarpino’s Family Restaurant it’s a joy to have the original owners back. The food is back to it’s excellent quality. Highly recommend the Brasciole was excellent made with and amazing sauce and side of spaghetti.

Thank Jhonesnaps60
Reviewed 3 April 2018

New name is Scarpino's The original owner has taken the restaurant back from the people who ran it into the ground. Original menu and he brought back many of the original staff. Food was very good, but wait for food was long. They comped us...More

Thank Doug J
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We had eaten at the former locations of Mama Onesti’s but not at this location. It is now renamed after the head Chef. They have some wonderful dishes and one head scratcher. My friend had high praise for the Fried Calamari, I had s very...More

1  Thank JordanS8
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

This was a great place to eat Italian. But the owners sold it it went downhill. There is now another Italian restaurant in its place I haven’t tried yet.

Thank William S
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

We heard from a friend that they serve Escargot and I had not had them since we visited Germany so I had a very good portion of escargot in wine sauce and they were delicious we defiantly will go back we heard the original owner...More

1  Thank Bruce W
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Our group of 7, family and friends, never misses a Valentine Day celebration here. But the reviews for a new owner have been terrible for months. Now I’m here to tell you that Frank Scarpino, the old owner, is back and the restaurant is better...More

1  Thank John C H
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

The original owners are back after the previous folks ran the place in the ground... I believe they may have even been related 😥 We had calamari appetizer which was served quickly and very good... we had a large pizza and the toppings were fresh...More

Thank Ehard00
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

This was a local go-to Italian restaurant. Not any more the first time I notice there was a problem was when they had a fire in the kitchen causing a 90 minute wait and the food was so-so. Gave them the benefit of the doubt...More

Thank Jhonesnaps60
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Four of us met for dinner there at 6 pm. Two ordered off the menu and two decided on the buffet. I ordered the fettuccini carbonara and my friend ordered the lasagna. The carbonara on the menu stated that bacon was in the recipe but...More

Thank EllenLBK
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Waited for almost 30 minutes to get drinks then waited over an hour and no food. During the time we amused ourselves by watching rats run across the outside patio. So we paid for what we had consumed and left. The cook came out into...More

Thank Craig D
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15 March 2016|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from MsL_Gow | Reviewed this property |
I didn't meet the chef, however, due to the lack of good food and service I highly doubt it.
Doug P
25 February 2015|
Response from david k |
Karaoke is friday nights at 7 on the patio. lots of fun and a great group of people too!! the waitress out there is awesome!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6152 14th St W, Bradenton, FL 34207-4622
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Bradenton
  • Phone Number: +1 941-756-8100
  • E-mail
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