Rocco’s Italian Grille & Bar, Winter Park FL | Merchant Profile

Roccoís Italian Grille & Bar is an authentic Italian restaurant focused on bringing simple, classic, and most of all delicious Italian food to central Florida. Rocco Potami, the restaurantís owner, was born and raised in Italy and believes in upholding Italyís traditions and recipes. Before Roccoís Italian Grille & Bar opened eleven years ago, Rocco opened his first Italian restaurant in Winter Park in 1987 and then eventually opened another in Naples, Florida. Rocco also started a fast food concept that still operates in the Eastern corridor of America, but wanted to go back to what he enjoys best, which is creating high-end Italian food. The menu at Roccoís strictly consists of authentic Italian cuisine that you wouldnít find anywhere else besides Italy itself. Most of the food created comes from Roccoís personal recipes from Italy. One of the most popular dishes found at Roccoís Italian Grille & Bar is their Papardelle Alle Cinque Terre, which is papardelle pasta served with shrimp, scallops, and lobster braised in a white wine tomato basil cream sauce and topped with Parmigiano Reggiano cheese and basil. Another favorite is the Lombata Alla Milanese, which is a flattened veal chop lightly breaded and sautÈed in olive oil. Roccoís also offers daily specials that change every week. Along with their delicious food, Roccoís also features a full bar and an extensive wine list to choose from. Most wines are imported from Italy, but there is also wine from California, France, and some specialty wines from parts of the world that Rocco really enjoys. In addition to owning Roccoís Italian Grille & Bar, Rocco also serves as one of the chefs in the kitchen. Therefore, Rocco is a very hands-on owner and is involved in every aspect of his restaurant. Roccoís Italian Grille & Bar is open Monday through Saturday and features live music in the restaurant Wednesday through Saturday nights. Rocco challenges anyone who is curious enough to try a real Italian meal to come in and see what Roccoís has to offer today!

400 S Orlando Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789