Il Ritorno – St Petersburg, FL




Creative Menu
Date Night
Good for Impressing Visitors
Great Wine 
Notable Chef
Special Occasion
Tops in the Neighborhood

Dog Friendly Seating :

Heated Outdoor Seating
Minimal Outdoor Seating (Less than 6 Tables)
Price: $$$$

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About Il Ritorno

Is Il Ritorno dog friendly?

Yes! Il Ritorno is dog friendly and makes our curated list of the the best pet friendly restaurants in St Petersburg, FL. Il Ritorno extends a warm welcome to well-behaved pets, offering a choice of two outdoor tables for your dining pleasure. Situated on the lively Central Avenue, it’s an ideal spot for pets who are comfortable with the hustle and bustle of both road and sidewalk traffic.

Food Situation:

Il Ritorno is known for its modern Italian cuisine, where traditional rustic flavors meet new and exciting combinations. Fresh pastas are made daily, ensuring the utmost quality in every dish. For the price, you can expect nothing short of culinary excellence. This hidden gem of a restaurant can easily compete with the world’s finest culinary establishments. The “Short Rib Mezzaluna” is an absolute showstopper, a timeless favorite that’s a must-try. Fun fact: it’s the very dish that Chef David Benstock used to conquer Food Network star Bobby Flay in a ‘Mission: Impastable’ showdown. It’s that good! While dining at Il Ritorno may be on the pricier side, the quality, flavor, and service make it worth every penny. Il Ritorno is not just a restaurant; it’s an experience.

Drink Situation:

Their well-crafted drink menu includes a variety of wines, cocktails, teas, and coffees to suit different tastes. If you’re unsure about which wine pairs best with your meal, their knowledgeable sommelier is there to assist you in making the perfect choice. Whether you prefer a red, white, or something sparkling, they’ve got you covered. After your meal, treat yourself to a dessert wine, a soothing cup of organic tea, or a selection from the Espresso Bar. It’s a lovely way to conclude your dining experience on a sweet note.

Location and Other Tips:

Located on Central Avenue in downtown St. Petersburg, Il Ritorno is just a six-minute drive or a twenty-minute walk from the pet-friendly Vinoy Resort & Golf Club. Il Ritorno suggests business casual attire. To ensure you and your furry companion enjoy Il Ritorno’s elegant dining experience seamlessly, we strongly recommend making reservations in advance.

By: Sunny Duran

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