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Caragiulo's

69 S Palm Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-5610
+1 941-951-0866
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Ranked #126 of 828 restaurants in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $30
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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78% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Not amazingly outstanding, but really really good. Service was acceptable. A comfy place that you can count on. If you're in downtown Sarasota and looking for some good comfort food and something casual but not TOO casual (patrons were nicely dressed without being "dressed up")...be sure to consider this. i took a doggie bag home and nibbled on this for... More

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Sarasota, Florida
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Truth is I had been going here for years until they fell off my radar. Well we're back and the food is better than ever, the service always A+, new updated dinning space lovely. Back on the favorites list!

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Lillestroem
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Very good food and service. Also Gluten free pizza and pasta. We ate very good pizzas and panini. GF pizza very good. Two adults and two kids

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Sarasota, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Was delighted to see my favorite lunchtime waiter Marco when I came in for dinner. Caragiulo's is my favorite spot during the work week because the Italian Wedding Soup & Chopped 1989 salad are consistently delicious and quickly served so there's no problem having lunch within the allotted hour. The dinner pasta special "Wild Mushroom Ravioli" was AMAZING!! 4 large... More

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Bradenton, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Their Italian dishes are almost as good as mine. Food is always great. Staff is professional. Great bartenders!

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Siesta Key, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Went wiyh a group of about 20 people. I ordered off the "Taste of Sarasota" menu...$15 for lunch Very disappointing. I ordered the clam linguini with "white sauce". The white sauce turned out to be butter and there were six full split clam shells in the dish with only three clams.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Great welcome from Rachid, Caraguilos longest serving waiter and the food and service excellent as always. For 25 years we have visited this Palm Avenue gem , and never had a disappointing meal. Here's to the next 25

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Sarasota, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Very much a part of the Sarasota scene, Caragiulo's is a family owned and operated Italian restaurant in the heart of downtown Sarasota. Definitely worth dining here either before a show or after or just with good friends.

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Chicago, Illinois
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83 reviews 83 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Caragiulo's is a very popular spot on my favorite block in Sarasota--lined with nifty shops and galleries. The restaurant is casual and has a great vibe, friendly and fun. Food is dependably good, especially the pastas and pizzas, and reasonably priced. On a recent visit I shared a pizza and 1989 salad with my companion. Both were outstanding. Even though... More

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Delta, Utah
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88 reviews 88 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Had the Margarita pizza here and even though I was wishing it was wood-fired, it was probably one of the better non wood-fired pizzas I have had. The Tiramisu was fabulous! Ambiance was cool, lots of pictures and such to look at.

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