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Sortino's Little Italy Ristorante

1220 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870-4029
4196253776
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Ranked #3 of 163 Restaurants in Sandusky
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $25
Hours:
Tue - Thu 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American, Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Columbus, Ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

A nice evening was had by all. This is not your average place... the history alone is worth the trip. The clams with white sauce was delicious and the house red wine was smooth. Ladies a surprise awaits you in the powder room... I say no more. I do want to know how to get a card to swipe in!... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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44 reviews 44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Last night (Thursday) my husband and I consulted Trip Advisor to locate a restaurant in Sandusky. Sortino's was #3 and we decided to give it a try!! This is the BEST Italian food I have ever eaten!! We started with an Eggplant Parmesan appetizer which was HUGE and very tasty. Nice thick slices of Eggplant, fried perfectly in a delicate... More 

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Sandusky
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a very special restaurant and bar. The architecture is old Sandusky with heavy stone work on the outside of the building. In fact until you get to what appears to be the rear of the building... it could be an old house or office building. But, thankfully, it is not. Inside takes you to Italy, to Europe, and... More 

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New Castle, Pennsylvania
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47 reviews 47 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Doesn't look like much from the outside, but it's a cute little place on the inside. Servers were so happy and full of hospitality. We felt very welcomed here. The food and drinks were delicious. Do yourself a favor ladies and go to the bathroom and check out the painting on the wall.

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Ohio
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94 reviews 94 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Not sure when driving by or pulling in, but don't let the appearance fool you. Once you are around back and see the baci court, outdoor seating and raised beds for planting herbs, you know you're at an Italian club! The food is the best. Generous portions, authentic (not boxed or canned) and tastes great. The interior décor is awesome.... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My father and I had been driving for hours and booked a hotel in Sandusky. To me, this meant assuring a fine yet generic dinner and some place like an Olive Garden or whatever. It was after 9p, the death knell for decent food, and options seemed limited. Thankfully Trip Advisor and Yelp pointed me to Sortino's. It was wonderful!... More 

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Harrison, Ohio
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Read about this place last year, didn't get a chance to go. Recently went and everyone's food at our table was DELICOUS! We sat upstairs being it is off Season with the local Amusement Park closed for the season and the town slows down.....Went downstairs to ck it out and WOW it was like a Gansta hideaway!! So cool. I... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Well I would love to give this cool little place a 5 star rating however we never got seated - after a 2 hour wait! Therefore, I cannot tell you if the food was good or not! We arrived at 7:05 and walked out at 9:10 and never had dinner. :( The basement bar however was a nice waiting place... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

After a day at Cedar Point, we were starving. We walked along the Waterfront District of Sandusky hoping to find a place to eat. Some folks came up to us and asked if we knew where this new restaurant was. I told them I had seen the reviews, but had no idea where it was, because we are from Columbus.... More 

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Clarkston, Michigan
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40 reviews 40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

4 years in a row and we keep on coming, food is real Italian, service is really good, take a trip to the girls room and watch what hapends in the first floor! Everybody will laugh :) It is like an adventure in time, the new bacci ball is genius, LV that the gardens are now open, just a fabulous... 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: American, Italian

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