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Sortino's Little Italy Ristorante

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1220 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870-4029
4196253776
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4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 7
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
This Place is a Hoot!

We have gone to Sortino's several times, and enjoyed it each time. Once, we took our daughter, son in law and grandchildren. We were quoted a 2 hour wait (they do not take reservations, although they will take call aheads for parties of 6 or more). Went outside to play bocce on their bocce... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Palm Beach, Florida
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English first
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Not sure who thinks food swimming in sauce is yummy but it certainly wasn't our group! I had steak Sicilian and it was buried under a mound of sauce - that was purely indigestion on a plate. My puttanesca pasta side was cold and the pasta hard like it had been sitting out- gross!!! My friend ordered a simple sausage... More 

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Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We have gone to Sortino's several times, and enjoyed it each time. Once, we took our daughter, son in law and grandchildren. We were quoted a 2 hour wait (they do not take reservations, although they will take call aheads for parties of 6 or more). Went outside to play bocce on their bocce court, and we're called in about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We were visiting in Sandusky, and came across this restaurant by accident. The atmosphere is just perfect, and the food was amazing. Very kid friendly, and room for large parties. We will recommend this place to our friends!

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North Ridgeville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I am EXTREMELY picky about my Italian food growing up in an Italian family and love this place. If there is a wait, which unfortunately there often is, you can go downstairs to an additional bar and there is free artichokes, olives and mozzarella to snack on. There is a special room down there you can rent out. You can... More 

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Huntsville, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Having been born in the northeast and now living in the south I occasionally find myself missing real, genuine, ethnic food. Such was the case recently during a visit to Sandusky, Ohio. Fortunately, I was able to discover Sortinos Little Italian Ristorante. Two steps into the restaurant and you know you've found the real deal. The aroma of good Italian... More 

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Sandusky, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

If you love Italian, you will love this restaurant. I don't think I've had anything I didn't like here. They are closed on Sundays and Mondays. Fun atmosphere, full bar. Make sure to "take a peek" downstairs.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Based on the wonderful reviews posted here sought out Sortino's only to discover they are closed on Mondays. Disappointed but went downtown to find dinner.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

The food was classic Italian and the service was great. The menu had a lot of options, but it was not overwhelming. The decor was great and the inside was quite classy. The pricing was good too, especially since the food was very good. The only trouble was finding the place since it sits very far back behind two other... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

They got one of the orders completely wrong and lamely offered to correct their mistake, sort of. Our waitress talked really loudly with her friends at the next table, but offered us passable service. My chicken Marsala was pretty good.

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

If you are looking for a quiet, intimate place, this is not it. If you want wonderful Italian cooking in a lively environment, this is the place for you. It's not a huge place with tons of seating but it's very popular. I would recommend a reservation. The salads are fresh and large - and ever so good. The menu... More 

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Additional Information about Sortino's Little Italy Ristorante

Address: 1220 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870-4029
Phone Number: 4196253776
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Sandusky
Open Hours:
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 7 - 25
Cuisine: Italian, American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1220 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870-4029
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Sandusky
  • Phone Number: 4196253776

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 25
  • Cuisine: Italian, American
Open Hours
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am

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