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Dolce Italia

6551 Gateway Ave, Sarasota FL, Sarasota, FL 34231-5838
+1 941-921-7007
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Ranked #5 of 844 Restaurants in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $29
Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Come and try our authentic italian cuisine! Tiziana and Pippo are happy to make your experience unique!
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English first
Oldsmar, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

First timers but not last timers Excellent veal Bianca and sea bass special make a reservation or your taking a chance Matthew did a great job we'll be back

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Markham
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67 reviews 67 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Based on reviews we went to this restaurant last night. Very small but the food was fantastic. The owners came out and chatted as then knew we were first timers. The pasta was cooked to perfection and the veal was flavourful. Our new favourite in Sarasota.

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Sarasota, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I have reviewed Dolce Italia before. They have moved into a larger space the next block over from their original location. Went there Friday night to celebrate my girlfriend's birthday. We had an impeccable dining experience. This is the Italian cooking I was raised into; this is the cuisine and the energy of a cozy osteria one would find in... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This has not been our first visit to this wonderful bistro - but our fourth. We are lucky to enjoy it during off season (October) when it is not overrun with locals. The food is fabulous. Anything you order will be a treat. Dolce Italia is a family owned restaurant with about 13 tables. The only drawback (if you can... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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163 reviews 163 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Recently relocated to the Gateway area, Dolce Italia has a great selection of pastas, pizzas, veal and chicken dishes. It very good Italian food, well prepared and nicely presented. The restaurant is intimate and quaint and a bit noisy. The latter will be corrected in the next few months. They have a good vine selection, friendly, and knowledgable servers. I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

sometimes things just cant be put in words... this is a MUST try one of a kind restaurant... the owners are so into pleasing their customers.. They have an amazing thing going on .. only advise is make a reservation.. you will be in for something special...

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Ontario, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We were looking for authentic Italian food and found it! The service was excellent and the food delicious. One of the ladies in our party claimed it was the best seafood pasta she had ever had. It was chock full of seafood. I was a little disappointed in the veal picata. It was tender, there was plenty of it but... More

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Venice
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Tiziana goes above and beyond when it comes to her customers needs!, it's a very rare thing for a chef to be so accommodating!! best of luck to her and pippin in their new location. They A hidden gem 😃

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Connecticut
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66 reviews 66 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

My son goes to school in Sarasota so we are regular visitors to the area. For the past 2 years I've found the general quality of restaurants to be lackluster. Thanks to reviews online, we dined at Dolce Italia last night and my opinion of Sarasota dining has done a 180! What can I say? Tucked away just off Tamiami... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

If you want the very freshest, best flavor & ultimate in Italian cuisine with the most simpatico of host, then Dolce Italia is it. If I could give ten stars, they would get 10 plus! Filipino & Tiziana will make you feel like family. Exquisite Italian dining. Please make reservations. Dining area is small & usually booked. 941 921-7007. Tell... More

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Additional Information about Dolce Italia

Address: 6551 Gateway Ave, Sarasota FL, Sarasota, FL 34231-5838
Phone Number: +1 941-921-7007
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 29
Cuisine: Italian

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