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Arabellas Italian Ristorante

364 W Central Ave, Winter Haven, FL 33880-2960
+1 863-293-1797
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“veal” (20 reviews)
“steak diane” (10 reviews)
“sorbet” (10 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
364 W Central Ave, Winter Haven, FL 33880-2960
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I eat here for business and as a nice romantic Italian style restaurant. Atmosphere is fantastic and being downtown adds to the ambiance. I cannot talk about the food enough. I have enjoyed everything on the menu and loved it all. The staff is outstanding!...More

Thank Q5015JRcharlesb
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Service at Arrabellas is tops!!! The food is mouthwateringly dddeeellliiiccciiiooouuusss!!! GREAT wine list! Atmosphere fantastic! Love to order any dish that is flambéd!

Thank WooHooWineWoman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were invited by mnfc to Tuesday night dinner at this location Our menu was little limited to chicken and salmon ( we had 30 participant in our group) First - restaurant nicely set us up on few corner tables. Service - 5 stars (...More

Thank myOpinion212
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here with my parents for their 75th wedding anniversary. Great food. Great service. Great atmosphere.

Thank tgluke55
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is trying to keep the legacy of finer dining preserved but it's just stuck in time. The food is good; there's nothing inventive on the menu (there's a piccata dish, a saltimbocca dish, steak Diane...you get it). It just passes for many other...More

Thank BEDNewYork
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a delicious meal in a lovely setting. There was a pianist playing songs by request. The house salad was excellent, the shrimp with pasta and the lobster ravioli were delicious. The wine list was varied and the service was also very attentive and...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arabellas is a beautiful restaurant, quaint, located in the downtown historic area of our city. The food is delicious and a wonderful place to visit when you want to celebrate BIG! There's even a piano man who takes requests too.

Thank Nancy K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are wondering what to do on date night... Arabellas is the answer and while they do take walk-ins, I would advise you to make reservations. Enjoy the steak, Veal-Parm, the Imported wine, and more. (They even imported a case of our favorite just...More

Thank Anthony P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Classic Italian menu in elegant setting. Excellent wine list. Loads of attention from servers and manager. Great selection of Veal dishes. First class pasta. Bruschetta is a great starter. Leisurely pace, never felt rushed. Experience was equal to any big city Italian Bistro. Pricey but...More

Thank Larry R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food, the best service, along with live music. The bar is next door and it is the best "cheers bar" in town. Food is superb.

Thank Steve V
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You said this restaurant is a little high in price what exactly do you mean we are from NY and the bill for an entire italian meal with wine runs about 100.00 to 125.00 for two thanks
26 February 2017|
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Response from Dale L | Reviewed this property |
It's not high for NY, our dinner was . about $ 125 each including drinks,plus tip..
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This is my favorite restaurant in the WInter Haven, Lakeland area!
20 January 2015|
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Can Arabella's accommodate a large group (perhaps 18 people)?
11 January 2015|
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Response from IdoLove2travel | Reviewed this property |
They have a private room upstairs that should handle 18 people no problem. There is also a small area in the back of the main dining room. I would call them. Franco and his staff will not disappoint you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 364 W Central Ave, Winter Haven, FL 33880-2960
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Winter Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 863-293-1797
Welcome to Arabellas Ristorante, located in Time Square, the heart of historic downtown Winter Haven. We offer the best Italian and Mediterranean cuisine, created from the freshest ingredients and served in a warm, casually elegant atmosphere.