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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 832 Restaurants in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $29
Hours:
Mon - 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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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

Love this place, new location on Gateway is beautiful. Food is amazing, tiramisu is to die for, best I've ever had. The owners are engaging and make you feel like family. Put this little slice of Italy on your list! You will not be disappointed!

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Livingston, New Jersey
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38 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

This is the 2nd year we've eaten here. Pippo and Tiziana moved their restaurant around the corner. It's a very warm and welcoming restaurant. Tiziana has the golden touch with her cooking. All the flavors are so balanced. Her Tirimisu is to die for. There are only great things to say about the owners and staff. Everyone is very attentive.

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Anna Maria Island, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

We loved, loved, loved this place. The food was exceptionally delicious! The chef (also the owner) was delightful and accommodating. She came out of the kitchen to greet guests twice while we were there. We adored her and her cooking. We were there celebrating my husbands 50th birthday and he had a special request and she was sweet (and talented)... More

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Venice, Florida
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9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We have enjoyed this little gem on several occasions. The intimacy of this small restaurant make it an even more pleasant occasion. The owners are always socializing with the diners and their daily specials are always my choice….I have never been disappointed. Prices are as good as their for and wine

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Tamarac, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Dolce Italia is the definition of a friendly restaurant. Family owned and operated serving authentic traditional Italian cuisine. 4 of us ordered a appetizer to start and share: Antipasto Ail' Italiana. It had slices of salami, prosciutto, hams with red roasted peppers and provolone cheese. A must to order for four or more. We each enjoyed our main course. One... More

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Osprey, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

How fortunate we celebrated a friend's birthday at Dolce on their last night serving before moving to their new location. All our meals came out steaming hot and delicious. My pappadelle was excellent and my husband loved the veal Tiziana prepares. Looking forward to the same wonderful pastas, generous pours of wine and friendly service when they reopen in October.... More

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Louisville, KY
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

This is our second time dining here. What an awesome experience and terrific Italian restaurant. If you want authentic Italian food, you must try Dolce Italia. It is definitely a special place where the owners, Filippo and Tiziana, take great pride if providing over the top service to their customers. The food is outstanding. We've had the Lasagna and Spaghetti... More

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We travel to Sarasota several times a year but have never been to Dolce Italia. It is a small out of the way place with BIG atmosphere. The pasta is all home made and the service was very personal. The setting is intimate and good for adult conversation. All of our menu choices (sald, entree, dessert) were absolutely wonderful. Everything... More

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27 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We met a couple while traveling in Ireland this summer that recommended this restaurant to us. We decided to give it a try while visiting Sarasota. When we arrived at the restaurant we were a little apprehensive. It was in an old shopping plaza. We made reservations before going since there were 10 of us. I am glad we did.... 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 - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:30 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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