Frank Alfano is the owner and operator of Alfano’s Restaurant, headquartered in Clearwater, FL. This is a highly regarded Fine dining Italian restaurant in Pinellas County.
Frank was trained in restaurants and fine dining early in life. Frank grew up in New York where he was introduced to the business by his father who worked in the business. Having developed a taste for the business, Frank went on to make fine dining a life-long career..
Some of the services Alfano’s Restaurant provides include: a full liquor bar in thr Splendido Lounge, a perfect spot to enjoy a pre-dinner Martini or an after dinner Cognac. Wednesday beginning at 6:30 Alfano’s features a Jazz duo in the Splendido Lounge with Vocalist/Pianist Karen Benjey & Bassist Billy Pillucere. Karen Benjey also performs Fridays/Saturdays in the Lounge beginning at 6:30. Alfano’s menu features an exquisite mix of Italian-American cuisine inspired by Chef Alfano’s New York upbringing, with a classic Italian touch, built by the Chef’s strong Italian Heritage. The menu offers classics such as Canneloni Florentine and Veal Parmesan, to an array of fresh seafood dishes inspired by Mediterranean cooking. Many like to start with the house specialty, Scallops Rockefeller and finish with Mrs. Alfano’s award winning Tira Misu. For lunch you can enjoy a more casual atmosphere with a crisp Duck Salad or hot pressed Panini Sandwich. Alfano’s will accommodate gluten free guests and those with specific food allergies..
When it comes to providing expert fine dining Italian cuisine, nothing takes the place of experience. Frank began working as a restaurateur 10 years in the food industry and enjoys an overall 36 years in restaurants, and started Alfano’s Restaurant in 1984.
One of Alfano’s Restaurant’s goals is to provide their Pinellas County clients with professional, high quality, and affordable cuisine. People often choose Alfano’s Restaurant for Italian cuisine, because they are friendly, professional and well established, having been opened in 1984 by Frank & Linda Alfano, Alfano’s Restaurant has been family owned & operated for over 35 years. Located in the heart of Pinellas County, Alfano’s is minutes from Clearwater Beach, one of the top ten beaches in Florida! Alfano’s is also conveniently located near attractions such as The Capitol Theater, The Francis-Wilson Playhouse, The Clearwater Marine Aquarium, & Coachman Park. Alfano’s is the proud recipient of many notable awards, including: Tampa Bay Magazine’s “Best of” for over two decades, and Wine Spectator’s ‘Best of Award of Excellence’. .
The result, one of the most successful restaurants in Clearwater!
What do their customers think?
One fan of the company publicly wrote, “By far THE BEST sausage and peppers I have ever had. The ambiance is unrivaled, the service is awesome and the backstory of the company makes you want to bring all your friends and family!”
Another fan of the Alfano’s Restaurant publicly wrote, “The food is always excellent. However, the service is what makes this place standout from the rest! We are always lucky to have Bernie take care of us! Service is just beyond expectations!”
Having owner operated experts, like Frank providing knowledgeable and expert service is an asset to Clearwater and Pinellas County, FL.
Business owners take risks and often work long, exhaustive hours to service their clients. There are freedoms in owning a business, but these freedoms come at a cost. Rarely acknowledged are business owners like Frank Alfano that employ people and ensure their staff are paid continuously. Sure, people earn their wages through their time, hard work and skills, but let’s take a moment and thank Frank for having and continuing the business ownership game that allows people an opportunity to produce and earn those wages.
Need Fine dining Italian service? Give Alfano’s Restaurant an opportunity by visiting them at 1702 Clearwater- Largo Road, Clearwater or by calling them at (727) 584-2125.
In addition to running a successful Fine dining Italian business, Frank supports All local charities on a case-by-case “as needed” basis..
So from the staff of Local Search Force that runs the County Advisory Board
Frank Alfano, you are highly commended for your service to the residents of Pinellas County, for having and maintaining a business that adds to the financial well-being of FL and for your willingness to participate in social betterment activities.
Well done Frank and Linda Alfano!
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