Did you know we have our very own upstate New York, Utica inspired restaurant in Bradenton, FL? Lamantini Trattoria brings Old-World style Italian cuisine with a modern flare to Manatee County. It is next to Blake Hospital off 59th Street West, previously well-known local spot, Nikki’s on 59th.
Where does this interesting name come from you might ask? Owners Perry and Theresa Murphree decided on the creative name Lamantini Trattoria and it stems from its meaning in Italian, “Manatee’s Casual Style eating establishment”.
Perry and Theresa have been in the restaurant business nearly 15 years owning places in Dallas, Texas and Gulfport, Florida. They decided on the location in Manatee County in the beginning of July 2019 and brought with them their talented Chef and General Manager Daniel Rabice, who is from Utica, New York. Chef Daniel developed a captivating menu which includes some of the freshest produce, meats and seafood in the area that truly sets them apart from all others.
Lamantini is a scratch-made kitchen, they make everything homemade from their dressings, sauces to meatballs and more, from farm to table.
On the menu: Greens Morelle “Utica greens”, Chicken Riggies, a fabulous Charcuterie board, Calamari, Hot Antipasto, “Everything” wing sauce (which is the perfect blend of sweet and spicy-a Utica classic) and you will find Utica Grind on every table. The menu doesn’t stop there, roll up your sleeves and dig into pastas like tortellini carbonara, penne alla vodka, fettuccini alfredo, or check out their meatier fare such as, chicken parmesan, veal marsala, shrimp scampi and much more. There are pizzas, stromboli, and calzones too, gluten free options are available.
Stay tuned in to their Facebook page for specials such as stuffed pork braciole, haddock parmesan, mussels pomodoro and upcoming tomato pie! Live Entertainment is featured Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Be sure to check out their events! Stop in and enjoy the welcoming cozy atmosphere just as if you were in your own living room! Book your table on Open Table or Call 941-896-7496
Lamantini Trattoria is located at 1830 59th Street West in Bradenton’s Blake Park Plaza neighboring Blake Hospital. 941-896-7496
Open 7 days a week Sunday-Thursday 11:00am-9:00pm and Friday and Saturday 11:00am-10:00pm.
Happy Hour is Monday-Friday 3-6pm Saturday-Sunday 11am-7pm
Featuring $2.00 domestic drafts and $3.50 Wine and Wells.
Photos from Ashley Matthews