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The Laughing Cat - CLOSED

1811 N 15th St, Tampa, FL 33605-3658
+1 813-241-2998
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
18 Nov 2015
“New location on Big Bend Rd Riverview”
29 Sep 2014
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, American, Seafood, Contemporary
1811 N 15th St, Tampa, FL 33605-3658
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Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

The best gnocchi in the world! If you miss this place, visit their new location on Big Bend Rd just off 75.

Thank kam11168
Reviewed 30 September 2014 via mobile

I've come here in the past and I the service and staff was very friendly and quick with the food. Not this time. I came here with a group of friends who never been and I kept raving about how good the food and service...More

2  Thank TampaStud85
Reviewed 5 March 2014

You'd never expect it by external looks, but they have an amazing buffet for lunch each day. Tons of options. Great Italian food. Often they will serve salmon, roast beef, great salad, Italian bread, pasta, meat balls, and all very high quality and great tasting!...More

2  Thank Adam P
Reviewed 4 March 2014

The chef is Italian but the food isn't. Bruschetta with cheese, overcooked pasta and enormous portions.

Thank americanaatoscana
Reviewed 14 February 2014

My husband and I were visiting Tampa on 2/10-2/12 and tried to eat at this restaurant on a Tuesday night around 8pm. We walked up to the restaurant and the lights were out, the door was closed and no one was there. I tried to...More

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 9 February 2014

Always one of my Tampa favorites...the Laughing Cat has home made fresh pasta and sauces and huge portions (you get two or three meals out of them!). While they have a huge menu with meats and such, it's all about the pasta dishes here. If...More

Thank TampaFive
Reviewed 2 February 2014 via mobile

Our first visit to the new location. Reservation was honored and we were seated as soon as we arrived at a lovely table for two by a window. Greeted quickly by a waiter with a voice almost as sexy as Barry White. As he was...More

Thank ibbio
Reviewed 22 January 2014

Recently went to the Laughing Cat, this is the third time that I have had the opportunity to visit, twice in their new location. As before, the food was served piping hot and with great imagination. However, VERY large portions - still, it means I...More

Thank Fanpantizlam
Reviewed 4 January 2014 via mobile

So like... years ago I used to come here regularly, when they were across the street. It was such an intimate, trendy feel that made me excited to go & grab sime dinner. Took me back to finding a a great place in the village...More

Thank DrewRivera
Reviewed 1 January 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed the mussels, eggplant, gnocchi, stuffed chicken and pastas. Each dish was prepared with care. The servings are generous so split an entree for a little more and try an appetizer.

Thank Stella E
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Restaurant Details

Italian, American, Seafood, Contemporary
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1811 N 15th St, Tampa, FL 33605-3658
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa>  > Historic Ybor
  • Neighbourhood: Historic Ybor
  • Phone Number: +1 813-241-2998
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