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8131 Lakewood Main Street, Lakewood Ranch, FL
941.907.1518
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night
Description: Near Sarasota FL, Lakewood Ranch is a planned community, so may be listed...
Near Sarasota FL, Lakewood Ranch is a planned community, so may be listed in Sarasota though their "location" is listed as Lakewood Ranch. You did not list it under either one.
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  • 25
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 14
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  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great setting, great food

We go pretty often and mostly sit outside, weather permitting. We love the food, there was a salmon dish that I loved with lettuce under it, but they've recently changed the menu and we are searching for a new favorite item. I love the margarita pizza. The bar is very busy Friday nights, but it's... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
KristynS
Good for:
  • Late Night
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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

We go pretty often and mostly sit outside, weather permitting. We love the food, there was a salmon dish that I loved with lettuce under it, but they've recently changed the menu and we are searching for a new favorite item. I love the margarita pizza. The bar is very busy Friday nights, but it's worth fighting the crowds.

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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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162 reviews 162 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

They just have great food here. We really prefer to eat outside on the curb and listen to the performer play Italian songs. This is our favorite restaurant to go to the first Friday of the month during 'Music on Main' to people watch and hang with friends.

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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Two times I went here for a simple take away dish. First time Spaghetti Pomodoro (tomato sauce). Yesterday for Lasagne Bolognese. We are talking here about very simple dishes charged at some $15 each. In both cases the dishes were cold, the taste absolute blend and portions are very small (to all standards). What can go wrong with Spaghetti Pomodoro?... More 

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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The food here is average. The pizza is the best overall. Good bar area with excellent outdoor bar area. That's the best feature. Tim is an excellent bartender.

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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Of all the restaurants on Lakewood Ranch Main St the trattoria has the most potential to be great. The menu appeals to all, including children, and their location and outdoor facing bar area is ideal, but their food is okay at best and service is hit or miss depending the server. Their biggest downfall is their food. The pizza is... More 

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Morristown, New Jersey
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015 via mobile

It seems that my husband and I have the same theme-we 're always looking for NY quality food. We met friends here for dinner about a week ago. The food was fantastic!! I had the Salmon and it was fresh and cooked perfectly! Oh yeah btw I started with the escarole and bean soup. It was exactly like my mother-in-laws... More 

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Sarasota, Florida, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I stopped by for lunch with a friend and chose the scallop salad, truly a wonderful entree. Our server was very helpful with the menu and the atmosphere is very pleasant.

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Sarasota, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

inside trendy mall and across the street from the movie theater. Great before or after movie dining. We sat at the bar and had the meatball salad and a pizza. Both were excellent. Meatballs next to a caesar's salad were terrific. Cold Peroni beer on tap hit the spot.! very affordable and service at the bar was great. Especially for... More 

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Aurora, Ohio
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Ate there twice and left underwhelmed both times. Food is ok but there are many better Italian restaurants around. Pizza not that good - too soggy. They had a singer outside one night and he was good. Wish it would have been warm enough to sit outside so we could have listened to him. Decor inside is early cafeteria. It... More 

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West Bradenton, Florida, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The customer service is severely lacking in this establishment. From the shortness of the waitstaff when ordering, the auctioning of food at the table and finally an extremely rude comment when the bill was paid. Added to that, when it was brought to the attention of the manager, the response was very passive "I don't know what to tell you,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8131 Lakewood Main Street, Lakewood Ranch, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Lakewood Ranch
  • Phone Number: 941.907.1518

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

Near Sarasota FL, Lakewood Ranch is a planned community, so may be listed in Sarasota though their "location" is listed as Lakewood Ranch. You did not list it under either one.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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