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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, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 96
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
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
To die for!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
CoasterGirl143
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Dayton, Ohio
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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

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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Dover, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

A few tips. Entrance is around back of building & you ring a bell to get in. We were told it would be 45 minutes & we could go to bar downstairs & have a drink & enjoy the antipasto bar. She pointed out the door so my hubby & I left to find the downstairs. No luck. We rang... More 

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Frederick, Maryland, United States
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Was here a few years ago and it's still wonderful. Our key card for the front door still works. Novel atmosphere, wonderful food and a gracious host.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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334 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

I love this place and the two brothers who own it. One came over and sat down and entertained us with some of the funniest stories I have ever heard! And the food was amazing, and not all Italian. I had the Lake Erie Perch dinner, with a side of spaghetti and a great salad and it was all delicious.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We have a key card, but rarely have to use it because someone is always at the door opening it to welcome us. We have had family birthday dinners at the restaurant and were treated wonderfully. The atmosphere is cozy Italian! Everyone orders something different so we can share- very big portions.

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Sandusky, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

If you want great Italian food, this is THE place!! Check it out!! Off the beaten path, but worth finding and going!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Just like everyone else that read the reviews and went to check this place out, it was such a great find! The place has character and the food was delicious. Ordered the meatballs appetizer, pasta fagioli and the pasta mafia as entree and it was plenty of food to share with my hubby. We come to Sandusky once a year... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Staying in Sandusly for the night and wanted something other than a chain. This is a family owned Italian which is a real gem. Great food, huge portions, and very reasonable prices. They have a full bar...my wife and I each had a glass of wine with dinner for only $5.00/glass which is much less than I pay most of... More 

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Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

This place has lots of atmosphere and put me in mind of the restaurant in the Godfather where Michael Corleone shoots the police captain - small, friendly place where locals hang out. It is a little hard to find (hidden behind church and beside an empty motel) and you have to push the buzzer to get in. The food was... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

I am in Huron for a few days and wanted to go out for a fun evening with friends. Of course I went to Trip Advisor so that is how we chose Sortino's. I usually avoid Italian restaurants. I am gluten free because I feel better that way so I don't eat pasta and often Italian restaurants use so much... 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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