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$10 - $22
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Italian, Pizza, Sicilian, Southern-Italian
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Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of our favorite restaurants. Warm, cozy, family atmosphere. We ordered three entres as suggested by our sweet and wonderful hostess, Laura, whose smile lights up the room; •the NY Strip Steak which was to die for •the fried Ravioli topped with shrimp and the...best sauce everrr • Chicken Cassada with sun dried tomatoes and artichoke hearts mmmmm….excellent! Each dish was executed to perfection!!! We were so impressed and loved every bite. We peeked in the kitchen to send kudos to Chef Chuck… we actually gave him a standing ovation for our amazing “Michelin Star” meal. Call ahead or just stop by this hidden gem…you will always be welcome by the friendly crew and if you’re lucky, some of the regular locals. P.S. The desserts were off the charts as well and so beautifulMore

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed April 19, 2022

From start to finish this place is unbelievable! Service is spot on... wine is reasonable, sauce on chicken parm is authentic! Husband had NY strip steak and loved it! We'll be back.

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed April 19, 2022

Had a great dinner here last night. The portions were very generous (lasagna for lunch today) and the pizza was the best I have found in Florida. Service was great, food was great…overall a great experience. Will definitely be back.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed April 15, 2022

I had the chicken piccata which I absolutely love! I almost always order it from Briandi's. My husband had the seafood linguini and he raved about it. Highly recommend Briand's. Great food & great service. We often order takeout, and the food is always consistently...delicious!!!More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed March 27, 2022

I don’t know where to begin. My husband and I and another couple went there for dinner last night. We arrived about 7 o’clock waited for our table which was expected. Probably about 45 minutes later we got our table. After two hours we still...did not have our meals. I got up and inquired as to when we might be getting our food because we’ve been there three hours already. Several people who came in after us had been served and left! This very rude (understatement) woman said to me oh you’ve been here three hours then you need to get the hell out of here. She proceeded to kick all of us out of the restaurant using profanity that I cannot even use hereincluding the “c” word and “f” word! We were all so stunned. Needless to say, we left immediately. We are still reeling from this horrible experience!More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed March 19, 2022

Met with a couple of friends here for early dinner. We arrived just before they opened and were the first to be seated; there was only one other couple here at this time. The server was friendly and took our drink orders and a few...minutes later our food orders. The restaurant was filling up quickly. only one food order was brought to our table even though another person had ordered the exact same meal. Then we waited and waited for the rest of our food. Eventually a different server brought a second meal and left in a hurry. We waited again and finally our server brought the remaining two meals and mumbled an apology and left. By no most people who had arrived after us had eaten their meals and were leaving and we were just getting started. I can't say how the other meals were, but I had the veal parm and it was not very good. I for one will not go back to this restaurant again.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed December 30, 2021 via mobile

The veal was excellent, the service was excellent, the fresh bread was excellent. The cannoli was excellent. One of the best Italian restaurants in the state and I have been to many.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed December 21, 2021

Was referred by the Home2 Suites next door for pizza. Ordered & picked up. DELICIOUS! Thank you!!!!!!!!

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed November 6, 2021

We brought the grandkids and daughter to this restaurant serving classic Italian fare and were not disappointed. The kids loved their huge portions of spaghetti and meatballs, and the grandparents loved their classic chicken parm and veal piccatta while Mom enjoyed her meal as well....Waitress was superb and attentive. Another enjoyable tastful meal at this wonderful gem in Venice.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed September 5, 2021

We had a waitress at a nearby restaurant recommend this place for Italian cuisine and we were so happy she did. We came during their early bird special time and had Chicken Parmesan which comes with spaghetti and my husband had Spaghetti and meatballs. Both...were so delicious and great for their homemade sauce! I ordered their homemade minestrone soup instead of the salad and that was the best I have ever eaten!! What a find! People should be going here just for that!! So full of vegetables and beans and a great broth too!More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed August 22, 2021

All of the food that we have tried was good. We have taken out of towners there as well. My favs are the fish picatta , eggplant parm(the best I ever had), steaks are excellent and I love the mussels.! Good family place or just...a couple for a good mealMore

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed August 14, 2021

We ordered take out because we were staying at the hotel next door and the staff raved about the food. My dad got the veal piccata and loved it. The portion was large. I got linguini. Sauce usually causes reflux for me so I get...it on the side and use it very sparingly. I have to say that their marinara sauce it the best that I have ever had and I had no reflux from it.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed August 2, 2021

We dine at Briandi's at least twice a month and have since 1993. We live in Venice...There are 36 Italian restaurants in the Greater Venice area and Briandi's is the best..This is where the locals go for "Real Italian". My wife is 100% Sicilian and...she gives this place 3 Stars. She likes their Buffalo Wings (the Briandi's originally came from Buffalo) and my favorite is the linguini with white clam sauce. Chucky (the Chef) also does the best NY strip in town. This is where the celebrities from Casey Key eat when they are in town. You may end up sitting next to Robert Plante or Oprah as I have.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed June 8, 2021 via mobile

Writing this while I eat. What a find!! Had mozzarella sticks (homemade) Meatballs (Homemade) for appetizers. Entries were chicken parmigiana and shrimp scampi. Just fantastic!! Sherry was our waitress and she is fantastic!! We almost drove past the restaurant. Hole in the walls will surprise...you every time!! Great atmosphere when you get inside. The pictures on the wall tell a great story. We met a regular waiting for takeout. He showed us a picture of him and the owner from 20 years ago. Just awesome!!More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed April 25, 2021

A vendor who came to our house recommended this restaurant. He apparently eats there frequently. We ordered the fried calamari for an appetizer, which was very good. My husband ordered veal parmigiana. It was served on top of spaghetti. His veal was very dry and...tough and the mozzarella on top was almost an inch thick. I had veal piccata. My veal was OK, but there were no capers and there were a lot of mushrooms and a whitish sauce on it. I wouldn’t go back.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Charlyn B, General Manager at Briandi's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2021

We are sorry you didn’t enjoy your experience and would like the opportunity to make things right. Please contact me at 941-716-1439. We will make every effort to provide our usual outstanding food and service.

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Response from pickles1014 | Reviewed this property |
It is not on their menu, however they may make it for you. Small place, friendly too, However during “season” its very busy and they may not be able to accommodate. ,
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Yes, Briandi's Restaurant offers takeout services.

Briandi's Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5