There is always something unique to savor at Rocco’s Cafe and Pizzeria… We blend the best of local produce, fresh seafood, veal, chicken and steak with the creativity of our talented chefs. Our Menu offers something for everyone in the family. From Grandma Salimeni’s glorious homemade soup recipes to our dozens of authentic old-world pasta, chicken, steak, veal and seafood dishes that we take great pride in.

At Roccos Cafe and Pizzeria, your meal will always be simple, classic and delicious. For lunch, try one of our Paninis, Personal Pizzas or Fresh Salad offerings. They are sure to satisfy your hunger without hurting your diet. We also offer a selection of unique local & Italian wines, both by the glass & bottle, and a full liquor bar. Come and taste some of our favorites. We’re proud to serve many of our wines by the glass, allowing our customers to venture out and taste new varieties. Joseph and Daisy Salimeni welcome you to Rocco’s where family, friends and great food come together… Mangia!



Welcome to a culinary journey through the heart of Italy, where tradition, passion, and fine ingredients come together to create some of the most exquisite and flavorful dishes in the world. Our cafe is dedicated to celebrating the rich tapestry of Italian cuisine, showcasing the finest ingredients and sharing authentic recipes that have been passed down through generations.

Whether you’re craving a leisurely coffee, a satisfying meal, or a special celebration, Rocco’s Cafe and Pizzeria invites you to experience the very best of Italy’s culinary heritage. Our commitment to excellence, warm hospitality, and dedication to tradition will make every visit a taste of la dolce vita—the sweet life. Visit us today and embark on a journey to the heart of Italy, right here in Crystal River. Buon appetito!



Rocco’s Cafe and Pizzeria is the perfect spot to unwind with a glass of wine, indulge in a delectable dessert, or simply spend time with friends and family as you sip on espresso. The ambiance captures the essence of Italy’s charming piazzas, providing the perfect backdrop for relaxation.

As the sun sets, our restaurant transforms into an intimate and romantic setting, perfect for a memorable dinner. Our chef’s creations are a tribute to Italy’s rich gastronomic heritage, featuring dishes prepared with the finest ingredients and an unwavering commitment to authenticity. Pair your meal with a selection from our carefully curated selection of unique local & Italian wines, both by the glass & bottle, and a full liquor bar to enhance the dining experience.

Roccos Cafe Crystal River

Sunday – Thursday : 11:30 am – 8:00 pm
Friday – Saturday : 11:30 am – 9:00 pm