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TJ's Italian Cafe

1515 Gulf Blvd. Send to Phone
Popular beach venue for Italian and fresh-caught seafood.

Lunch & Dinner daily

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TJ's Italian Cafe Restaurant Review

: This family-owned, family-run restaurant has been treating patrons to Italian-inflected fresh seafood and striking sunsets for nearly a quarter century. The atmosphere is friendly, and the outdoor seating, ideal most of the year, offers a sunset view from the veranda, which is appropriate for an early meal or late snack. The lunch menu is full of quick bites like hoagies, burgers and sandwiches. The Veggie Hoagie comes full of spinach, tomatoes, peppers, onions and black olives. Chicken piccata, a dinner entrée, features a familiar but textbook white wine caper sauce. One of the most popular choices is the Black and Blue Tuna: lightly seared, thinly sliced yellowfin tuna with a raspberry teriyaki sauce and a contrasting wasabi sauce. Dessert choices are limited and range from the somewhat traditional New York cheesecake to homemade tiramisu.


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