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“Service is even better than the food!”

Palm Court Italian Grill
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 8 - US$ 35
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Tucked away at the end of the Grand Palm Colonnade at Island Grand, Palm Court Italian Grill offers an intimate dining experience with your favorite culinary creations from the Mediterranean. Enjoy a romantic candlelit dinner indoors or under the stars on the patio as you savor creamy pastas and the seafood selections that range from fried calamari to fresh grouper. Complement your meal with an extensive selection of fine wines available by the glass, letting you match each course with pairings recommended by your gracious server.
Reviewed 5 November 2017

My husband, Tom, and I dined twice at Palm Court at the Tradewinds Resort in St. Pete Beach. The first was at our check in where we enjoyed a huge buffet with great variety. At first, we were cautious about the price, but soon realized that the quantity and quality of the food made it all worthwhile. Little did we realize that the mimosas we ordered after our long flight were BOTTOMLESS. The servers never let them go down an inch without refilling them, and at the end of our meal gave us to go cups filled to the brim. The second time was dinner on our last night at the resort, where Francis doted on us and served the best beef shortribs and veal saltimbocca I've ever tasted. The manager, Audra, also stopped by and chatted after our meal. We could not have asked for better food, friendlier service, or a more amazing and personalized experience.

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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We followed a recommendation from our hotel and went to try this place on a Saturday night. The hostess was busy but apologized for keeping us waiting. Audra, the hostess, was so much more than just a hostess! She made an effort to check with all tables and make sure they were having the best experience possible. Dylan, our waiter, recommended several dishes for us and after hearing him describe the lamb chops, we ordered the lamb and filet. The bread was excellent with olives baked into the bread. The dipping sauce was a perfect blend of tomatoes, pesto and spices. When tasted our meals, it was heaven! The lamb chops had a mixture of pistachios and spices that complimented the lamb beautifully. My husbands filet was cooked to perfection! We ordered dessert and the tiramisu had come straight from Italy. So creamy and so light. One of the best meals ever!

3  Thank MHev
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

My friend and I had a very pleasant and enjoyable dining experience at the Palm Court Italian Grill last Friday.
We had a reservation. The hostess was very friendly and courteous and sat us promptly.
The server, Francis, greeted us with a smile and offered us beverages.
Looking through the menu, there were so many selections that we had difficulty making a decision.
Francis, was very knowledgeable about the menu and helped us making a decision.
The beautifully presented Salmone Scottato and the Costolette D'Agnello Alla Griglia, arrived and they were just as delicious.
This was an excellent dining experience and we can not wait to go back.

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2  Thank Silvia L
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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Awesome meal (superb food) and Dylan was an amazing waiter....right out of a Hallmark movie...... very outgoing, accomodating, full of information and perfect for the right young female visitor!!

1  Thank Robert Y
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

We were made to wait quite a while without a reservation (and there were lots of open tables and lots of staff), and the communication was poor--we were not even acknowledged for several minutes, though we were standing right in front of the hostess stand. The food was pretty good but not worth the price.

2  Thank R3890TTlisap
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