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Mom & Dad's Italian Restaurant

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304 S US Highway 27/441, Lady Lake, FL 32159
+1 352-753-2722
16:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Tue - Sat 16:00 - 21:00
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were visiting the villages and decided to take a ride because of limited options for my wife who has celiac. My wife had the gluten free lasagna and was impressed. Often the noodles are mushy and don't have much flavor. In addition they brought her a gluten free roll which she seldom has a chance to eat and when... More 

Thank PittsburghPanzer
The Villages, Florida, United States
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297 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Not a huge menu. Our server was very nice. She steered me away from the Eggplant - it is baked, not fried and might be mushy. I had the spinach lasagna. It has 7 layers but is only about an inch high. I ate it, but found the spinach overpowering in taste. It is more spinach than anything else. My... More 

Thank AttitudeofGratitude
Leesburg, Florida
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

I've eaten at Mom & Dads periodically throughout my childhood. I recently returned to the area after a 35 year absence and stopped in here for dinner. The baked Spaghetti "a-la-bruzzi" has always been my favorite, and is still delicious. The place is clean and neat and just as I remember it. I've known Elainna, the owner, since 2nd grade,... More 

1 Thank Bobby M
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We've been visiting Mom and Dads a few years now. The gluten-free options for my son brought us in, but we wouldn't have kept coming back if the rest of us didn't enjoy our meals. Tonight was no exception. Briann has been our server a few times and she is excellent. I can't remember bad service from anyone and the... More 

1 Thank 76jamiee
Oxford, Florida
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

So refreshing to go into a restaurant and feel catered too as a gluten free patron! Having celiac it is frustrating eating out and having limited choices on menus, not here! There is a full menu, including fresh dinner rolls, pastas and desserts made fresh in house. My husband, not gluten free, raves about the food on the regular menu.... More 

1 Thank jakesmom208
Lady Lake, Florida
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Have been here many times over the past year. In some areas and at some times, it has been excellent. At other times, it has been so disappointing - e.g. the baked pasta dish that was baked into mush, the bread, so previously good, that was totally different and not good. I enticed a friend out of The Villages to... More 

1 Thank oopsy2
Lady Lake, Florida
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Too many viable eateries to bother here ...unless you like heavily salted food, and mushy pasta. Total facility could use a compleete cleaning !

1 Thank bluemisha
Lady Lake, Florida
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

Fresh baked bread is the only highlight of this restaurant. Large portion entrees but not very good flavor. Overly thick burnt tomato sauce. Mealy meatballs. Eggplant was over cooked.

1 Thank gacoleman
The Villages, Florida
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164 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

A cute family owned resturant with great service and a local following. The food was ok but not great. The bread was amazing but my pasta was sticky and far too salty. My husband felt the same about his meal. It may be good for some tastes but not ours. I doubt we will go there again.

2 Thank perrjojo
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19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Very friendly family owned Restaurant featuring traditional Italian dishes at very reasonable prices. Nothing fancy but very good food. Cute stand alone building right on Route 441. You are sure to enjoy your visit.

2 Thank Leonard V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$22
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
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Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 304 S US Highway 27/441, Lady Lake, FL 32159
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lake County  >  Lady Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 352-753-2722
Full gluten-free menu Open 4p-9p Tue- Sat

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?