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“Excellent Italian food” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Mozzarella Fella

Mozzarella Fella
1668 Main Street, Sarasota, FL 34236
941-366-7600
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Ranked #4 of 852 Restaurants in Sarasota
Price range: $8 - $13
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery
Description: Mozzarella Fella is a great place opened lunch in downtown Sarasota just east of Orange avenue. You can watch the owner make fresh Mozzarella, then enjoy it! I ordered a ball of Mozzarella to go and made my own Insalata Caprese when I got home. I also sampled the sausage and peppers which were excellent and a had a connoli which was wonderful.
Midland, Michigan
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“Excellent Italian food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013 via mobile

This is a small downtown restaurant/deli that makes excellent Italian food. A variety of meats is available for sandwiches. The sandwiches are served on a superb sub bun. Dishes such as lasagna and ziti are available, as are several salads. This is an excellent stop in downtown Sarasota.

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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
Co. Louth - Ireland
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56 reviews 56 reviews
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
“Casual - good value”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

Liked the good quality food at reasonable prices. Most diners are taking a quick lunch which is served in polystrene to eat in or take out. We were at our leisure and requested plates, proper cutlery and enjoed a bottle of wine. lunch for 2 including bottle of wine andstarter, main course , coffee and a cannoli - 60usd - thats value - but it is CASUAL

Visited February 2013
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Toronto, Canada
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Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Where were you when...?”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

The restaurant was recommended and we knew it would be interesting when we stepped inside. It looked like three generations were running the place. It was busy even though it was well well after a traditional lunch time. And there were police eating there, always a good sign.

We ordered a chicken and a veal sandwich. They were both superb. The sauces were delicious; the cheese tasted fresh; and the bread was from a baker who knows how to bake high quality loaves.

But the excitement of the day was the news of the selection of a new Pope. All eyes were glued on the large screen TV as we all ate fabulous food and enjoyed the conversation which involved the whole restaurant.

A memorable event that won't repeat itself but I bet the food stays great all the time judging from the other reviews. We will certainly be back.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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CROMWELL
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“The place to get a sandwich .....”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

We have a family rule not to go back to eat at a place twice during our vacation. I could not keep my kids out of "The Fella". All the sandwiches were fresh and tasty. We enjoyed both hot and cold selections. The freshness of the meats, cheeses and veggies were the key. The salads were also family favorites. The menu will meet the desire of the whole family

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Sarasota, Florida, United States
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“You'll break somebody's legs just to get in!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

I just love this place; it takes you back to all the great places in New York and New Jersey, fresh well done food! The family atmosphere makes you feel like a “Made Guy” And Vicky, Mike and Johnnie will have you coming back for sure! So after your next hit, drop in for a piece of home! Mangia!

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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