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PRICE RANGE
$30 - $50
CUISINES
Italian, Sicilian, Southern-Italian, Pizza
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Sponsored by: La Norma Italian Restaurant

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Traditional Italian Dishes
1. Traditional Italian Dishes
"It was the perfect dining experience start to finish....we’ll be back!"
lynnette007
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2. Top quality Ingredients
2. Top quality Ingredients
"We found the food to be outstanding and authentic Italian"
EDLTraveller
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3. Exclusive selection of wine
3. Exclusive selection of wine
"the amazing tastes of the food - the wonderful wine -"
Larry C
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Best pizza period! The crust could not be better- crisp, succulent and perfectly done! That is the foundation of a balance between the sauce and the toppings. I’ve tried many pizzas in the area and this one is superior supreme and so savory! Can’t wait...to get another one!More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed May 23, 2020

Food was Delicious, the burata special was fantastic, as were the lobster raviolis and the chicken Marsala. Staff was very friendly and accommodating as well.More

Date of visit: May 2020
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lanormalongboatkey, Owner at La Norma Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2020

Dear Leandro, Thank you so much for taking the time to provide feedback. We are so delighted that you rate your overall experience at La Norma as 5 star as we strive to provide just that for all our customers. Hope to welcome you again...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a follow up to my last visit to La Norma Restaurant where we were not satisfied with the pizza. Daniela the owner offered us a free marquerita pizza and they got it right this time as it went very well with my favorite the...Volcano pizza. They were very nice and took the time and effort to give us another chance gratis to try the pizza again. I will be looking foreward to go again and try a nice Sicilian dish. Thanks to Daniela for hers concerns for her customers. Mark D.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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LA NORMA, Owner at La Norma Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mark, I really appreciate you taking the time to share your update and being so open with us. I am really glad you gave us another chance and that we were able to make it up for you. Looking forward to welcoming at La...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was there on 2/10 with a party of six. We were seated and immediately met our server Jillian, who was so attentive to our every need and questions, We decided to all order something different from the menu including one of the specials for...the evening. Jillian's wine choice for us was spot on and superb! I tried a bite of everyone's dish (we were all family) EVERY dish was amazing, to die for!. We then decided to order 3 different desserts to share. All 3 were fantastic, but I must say the tiramisu was the best I've ever had! I highly recommend La Norma. If you love REAL Italian food!!!More

Date of visit: February 2021
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LA NORMA, Owner at La Norma Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for such great review, Paula! We work really hard to offer the best food in the best possible environment, so I am happy to see that reflected on your last visit. I made sure that Jillian got the recognition she deserved....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great service, great value and the food was very good. Had the spinach ravioli, full of flavor and a lovely light tomato sauce. My partner had the chicken parmesan which was also excellent. Lovely atmosphere, ate outside and the wine was well chilled. Would definitely...go again if in the area.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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LA NORMA, Owner at La Norma Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We’re delighted to receive your awesome review, Marie. Glad to hear you liked our spinach ravioli and chicken parm. Next time you come by, you may want to try our traditional desserts too: gelato, Tiramisu', Sicilian cannoli, panna cotta and more! Looking forward to seeing...More

Reviewed January 9, 2021

Very disappointed on the margarita pizza we picked up. It was cold with no basil. It was very similar to a frozen pizza. Night before we had the volcano and was very good. Spicy and tasty. Based on how bad the margarita pizza was we...will not be goin back any time soon.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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LA NORMA, Owner at La Norma Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2021

Thanks for your valued feedback. While we are pleased to read that you enjoyed our Volcano pizza just the night before, we are sorry that your experience with your pick up order was not as good because the pizza was not warm enough. Let me...More

Reviewed December 2, 2020

Wanted a break from seafood and tried this place. Nice patio and good service but the food was far from authentic Garlic bread was served cold with no crunch. Pizza looked machine made, on par with frozen pizza. No outer crust, completely flat crust. Sauce...was bland with no seasoning. Light on cheese that was not gooey or melted properly. Calamari was good Caesar salad was drenched in dressing, too heavy to enjoy Very disappointing experience. Many other better options than this placeMore

Date of visit: November 2020
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LA NORMA, Owner at La Norma Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 4, 2020

Hello Philip, I’m sorry to hear about your disappointment with us, and I would like to personally assist you with making things right. We would be really grateful if you could contact us at lanormarestaurant@gmail.com when convenient. Regards, Daniela Salafia

Reviewed November 16, 2020 via mobile

We are so happy we found this hidden gem! The food was authentic, ambiance was charming and service was outstanding. We loved each and every course of our meal from Appetizers to Desserts. They do have some of the most mouth watering desserts!

Date of visit: November 2020
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lanormalongboatkey, Owner at La Norma Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2020

Dear guest, Thank you so much for this lovely review. We are thrilled to read that you enjoyed your experience at La Norma so much and we hope you will come and visit us again soon. Warmest regards, Daniela Salafia

Reviewed October 8, 2020 via mobile

My husband and I wanted a late dinner close by and happened by and we’re were greeted with a friendly staff and excellent food! Fresh homemade pasta daily. We will definitely go backMore

Date of visit: October 2020
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lanormalongboatkey, Owner at La Norma Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2020

Dear Cindy, Thank you so much for taking the time to provide feedback. We are so delighted that you rate your overall experience at La Norma as 5 star as we strive to provide just that for all our customers. Looking forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed October 7, 2020 via mobile

This was a new discovery while visiting longboat key for the first time. The food is excellent, so authentic! The service was also excellent. I would recommend this small place located in a shopping center.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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lanormalongboatkey, Owner at La Norma Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2020

Dear Maritza, Thank you very much for taking the time to write this fantastic review. We are absolutely delighted to read that you had such a positive experience with us and I am sure that the team will be thrilled to read your comments. Hope...More

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662aw
July 4, 2020|
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Response from lanormalongboatkey | Property representative |
Hello, thanks for your message. Yes, we offer curbside services.
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Response from lanormalongboatkey | Property representative |
Hello, thanks for your message. Yes, we do offer take out pizzas. Regards, Daniela
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