IL Ritorno, which translates to “the return” in Italian, marks the homecoming of Executive Chef David Benstock after many years studying abroad in Italy. The restaurant, most accurately described as an authentic Italian eatery, is well known for its variety of Italian dishes. Chef David Benstock strives to create new menu items on a weekly basis, using only the freshest and most unique ingredients. His distinctive combinations have earned recognition by the Tampa Bay Times, Creative Loafing, Bay Magazine, Tampa Bay Metro Magazine, and even a spot on ABC Action News. IL Ritorno was also named ‘Top 5 Restaurant in Tampa Bay’ by Tampa Bay Times food critic, Laura Reiley.
IL Ritorno is centrally located at St. Petersburg at 449 Central Avenue, downtown St. Petersburg, 33701. Visit them online or call 727-897-5900.
Monday – Saturday is 5:00 pm – Close.
Sunday, Christmas and New Year’s Day they are Closed.
IL Ritorno brings fresh Italian cuisine to the community by introducing new, interesting flavors and combinations that add elegance to a traditionally rustic genre. If you haven’t had the opportunity to delight your tastebuds, then do yourself (and your dinner date) a favor and head down to IL RITORNO tonight for an amazing culinary experience. Remember they are closed on Sundays, and only open for dinner, but it’s so worth the trip! Bravo to Team IL RITORNO!!
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