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La Norma Italian Restaurant

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Mon, 12/16
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Italian
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is so Authentic you will feel like you are on vacation in Italy. Service is great and awesome ambiance!

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank Colhax
lanormalongboatkey, Owner at La Norma Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your wonderful review and for dining at our restaurant. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your experience at La Norma and we hope you will come to visit us again soon. Warm regards, Daniela Salafia

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

La Norma Restaurant is new to Longboat Key, taking over the former Caio! Restaurant space. The restaurant itself is essentially the same, but the food is more gourmet. We ordered the Lasagna and Caesar Salad. The Lasagna is very flavorful, with homemade pasta, and tasty...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Gwen W
lanormalongboatkey, Owner at La Norma Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Gwen, Thank you very much for this nice review. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your experience at La Norma and we hope to serve you again in the near future. Warm regards, Daniela Salafia

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the second time at this restaurant, and it was excellent! We took another couple and two of us had the vodka ravioli. The other two had the seafood pasta. Excellent again! We topped of the meal with the homemade gelato, best we ever...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Jean C
lanormalongboatkey, Owner at La Norma Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Jean, Thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed our food and that you all loved our gelato so much. Hope you will come to visit us again soon to try...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

La Norma is a totally authentic Italian eating experience. EVERYTHING is house made and so delicious and reasonably priced. You also get to experience the friendliest service around. It's not a big place and comfortable but not over-the-top fancy. But the food is fabulous. Don't...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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lanormalongboatkey, Owner at La Norma Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Pamela, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this wonderful review. We are blessed to have an amazing team working with us and your feed-back really made our day! Hope you will come to visit us again soon and thanks for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Authentic Italian food from an Italian chef. Small, very good menu. A few Italian-American choices. Excellent specials each night. Small, very nice Italian wine selection including Sicilian wines. Have been to the restaurant twice in the last 10 days. Buratta appetizer very good. Sicilian style...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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lanormalongboatkey, Owner at La Norma Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Joseph, Thank you very much for taking the time to write this wonderful review. We are all very excited to have Chef Davide working with us and I am sure he will be delighted to read your comments. It was our pleasure serving you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We’ve been twice. Great both times. House made pastas. Traditional and more gourmet items in the menu. Our large party of twelve all loved their dishes.More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank LBKGirl
lanormalongboatkey, Owner at La Norma Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to write this great review and for dining at our restaurant. We are very pleased to read that you all enjoyed your dinner and we hope you will come to visit us again soon. Warm...More

Reviewed November 5, 2019

What a cool little restaurant tucked in a strip center. We were wanting pizza and visited near closing time but in plenty of time to order. Our salads were great and the "Vulcano" pizza was out of this world, some of the best I've eaten....More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank 629billc
lanormalongboatkey, Owner at La Norma Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2019

Dear guest, Thanks for this wonderful review. We are very happy to read that our food reminded you of your nonna: this is such a great compliment for us! All our family is indeed from Italy and so is our fantastic chef: Davide. We all...More

Reviewed November 2, 2019

A 50 minute wait for 1 pizza and 1 chicken parmiagna, we were about to leave. The waitress could not have been better at handling the delay, and we were given a free tiramisu......and the food tasted Good when it got there. But the reason...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Voyager795254
lanormalongboatkey, Owner at La Norma Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2019

Dear guest, first of all, let us thank you for your feed-back. We are sorry to read that your perception of our service was affected by the 50 minutes wait. As mentioned on our profile, our goal is to offer the guests a good time...More

Reviewed October 30, 2019 via mobile

We tried la Norma 3 times since it opened. Each time was better then the last. The last time we tried 2 different apps, bruschetta and the mozzarella . Fantastic. Has the home made pastas and they are excellent. Nice wine list as well. Service...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank rm209
lanormalongboatkey, Owner at La Norma Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2019

Dear guest, Thank you so much for this wonderful review. We are really glad to read that you enjoyed your experiences at La Norma. Let me take this opportunity to inform you that our new Italian Chef has just arrived from Italy and will start...More

Reviewed October 26, 2019

Our shared first course of antipasto was served on bread that was inedible although the toppings were good .Our entrees were delicous .Service was very slow and our waitress told us that the kitchen had forgotten our starter .Not very professional .The manager did not...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Morlaism
lanormalongboatkey, Owner at La Norma Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2019

Dear guest, Thanks for your feed-back. We are sorry to read that your last visit did not really meet your expectations. I remember reading a wonderful review from you only a couple of months ago, so I am disappointed that this time did not go...More

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Granny74
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Hello, thanks for your message. Yes, we do offer take out pizzas. Regards, Daniela
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