Turci Pasta in College Park Ranked Best Restaurant for Italian Dining

By Yasmene Warren

It’s im-pasta-ble to not fall in love with this Italian dining joint. Pasta lovers, this Orlando restaurant is singing a tune in a key perfectly fit for you. We’re talking about Turci Pasta, and it’s a prime choice for fine Italian dining. Let's check it out!

What Is Turci Pasta?

Turci Pasta is a fresh Italian restaurant in Orlando located on Edgewater Drive, and it’s renowned for being one of the best restaurants around town to dine from. They serve up fresh, authentic Italian cuisine bursting with flavors that are sure to please every eater’s palate.

front of turci pasta building with glass windows and a black sign

This spot was ranked No. 10 in Best Restaurants by USA Today, and once you get a taste of what’s cooking on their menu, you’ll understand why.

Indulge in this restaurant’s delights Tuesday through Thursday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m., and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Pasta Galore & More

When dining at an Italian restaurant like Turci Pasta, you already know what to expect. This joint offers a wide selection of antipasti, salads, and of course, pasta.

white menu with black text

Start off your meal with mouthwatering antipasti like prosciutto and burrata or black truffle ravioli, and cleanse your palate with a savory burrata and pesto caprese salad.

prociutto hanging on a wooden dish with other side items

For your main course, you could take the reins and build your own pasta. Your homemade pasta choices include fettuccine, tagliatelle, pappardelle, potato gnocchi, or cheese ravioli.

Top it off with sauce selections like aglio e olio (olive oil and garlic), tomato basil, three cheese, arrabbiata (spicy marinara), pesto genovese, or bolognese. You can also add an optional side of meatballs, special sausages, fresh burrata, wild shrimp, or breaded chicken.

three images of pasta

If you don’t feel like getting creative during your dining experience and just want something easy, Turci Pasta also offers signature dishes from classics like fresh fettuccine and meatballs, to delicacies like squid ink shrimp aglio e olio.

white menu with black text

Don’t forget to end the night sweetly with desserts like tiramisu, Nutella cheesecake, fresh filled cannoli and so much more.

Images by Turci Pasta; Menu Screenshots from turcipasta.com

The Dining Experience

Couple elegance with authenticity, and you’ll get Turci Pasta. If you’re looking for a new, romantic spot to take that special someone out on a date, this is the place to be.

Turci Pasta boasts an intimate setting under warm yellow lighting and soft vine-like greenery decorating the ceilings, making for a calm and inviting vibe perfect for a romantic evening over Italian excellence.

inside restaurant with tables and white linen with warm lighting and vinery on ceiling

There are also some tables available for outdoor seating, decorated with the same white linen and with a view of the inside of the restaurant through the front glass windows.

tables outside next to the glass windows leading inside the restaurant

Plus, they’ve got a real pasta maker on display while you dine, so you can expect nothing but freshness to feast on at Turci Pasta.

silver pasta maker


If you’re no stranger to upscale dining and love feasting on Italian flavors, Turci Pasta is where you need to be. Fresh pasta is a delicacy, and this restaurant strives to keep Orlando on its toes with all of the awesome flavors it’s bringing to the table. Make planning a date night easy and take a trip to Turci Pasta — you won’t regret it.

College Park

If you love downtown city living but don’t want to be in the heart of all the hustle and bustle, you’ll find your home in College Park. This neighborhood is known for its abundant local businesses, unique retailers, and top-notch dining establishments. Some of our favorites include The Castle Irish Pub & Restaurant for some Irish cuisine, and Shakers American Café for a classic breakfast.

The streets are lined with bricks and filled with bungalow-style homes, which is perfect for fostering that small-town vibe. If this sounds like something up your alley, let our team help you find the right place to call home!


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