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$10 - $22
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza
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Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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All reviews lasagna bread basa wings sandwich fries seafood dipping oil portions are huge family owned italian restaurant great italian food small restaurant italian menu beer and wine my favorite restaurant worth the wait the early bird
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Reviewed June 4, 2020 via mobile

This is my favorite restaurant in the area small place but the best food they make a seafood pasta dish that is always awesome can make two meals.Chuck does a great job.I was very sad to hear my friend Charlie had past last month God...More

Date of visit: June 2020
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U7055FTsarahj, General Manager at Briandi's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 24, 2020

Thanks, Chris. We are all feeling the absence of Charlie. He was a great man, and still provides many great memories as we talk about him. We appreciate you choosing us & sending your friends/family to us. That really means a lot.

Reviewed April 17, 2020

After driving by Briandi's for years, we finally stopped at the urging of friends from Sarasota who are regulars - and we are so glad we did. Everything is homemade: the wonderfully warm, fresh loaves of bread with dipping oil and some incredible mix of...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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U7055FTsarahj, General Manager at Briandi's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 24, 2020

Thanks so much for your detailed review. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit with us, and your food. Next time you visit, consider trying the Eggplant Parm or the wings -- I know it's hard to hit all the good stuff in one stop. We...More

Reviewed March 17, 2020 via mobile

I wanted to like this little place...it’s very small and the hostess wanted us (2) to wait longer for a smaller table. No one else was waiting so we opted for a larger table. Ordered pizza which was huge! Crust was good but sauce seemed...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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U7055FTsarahj, General Manager at Briandi's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 24, 2020

Thank you for your feedback. We do get a little slow at busier times of the year. I'd recommend coming right when we open, and enjoy our early bird menu. Or, we are open late (10pm) so coming at the end of the night will...More

Reviewed March 7, 2020

This restaurant is small and you will drive right by it but stop and have a awesome meal. The place is small but the people and staff are real nice and the food is just delicious.

Date of visit: December 2019
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U7055FTsarahj, General Manager at Briandi's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 24, 2020

Thank you so much for your kind words. I'm so glad we earned your five star review. We look forward to serving you again.

Reviewed March 5, 2020 via mobile

Third time here. We got right in, but service speed went down hill from there. nearly 90 minutes to get our order. And to make things worse, people that came in after us got their food first. My hubby will not be back solely due...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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U7055FTsarahj, General Manager at Briandi's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2020

I do apologize for the lengthy delay on the food. It is not typical. We appreciate your review!

Reviewed March 5, 2020 via mobile

There are only 9 tables. So,time your arrival. It was worth the wait. You could taste the individual spices in each bite. No need to add salt,cheese or anything. Portions are huge. Loved the place.

Date of visit: March 2020
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U7055FTsarahj, General Manager at Briandi's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2020

Thank you, Mary. I'm so glad that your tastebuds enjoyed the food. We truly appreciate your review.

Reviewed February 8, 2020

Never had a bad meal or service at this very small Italian restaurant. Forget about the big places. Briandis knows how to serve and cook a great meal!

Date of visit: September 2019
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U7055FTsarahj, General Manager at Briandi's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2020

Thank you for your kind words, Sunny. We are so glad to give you a wonderful experience.

Reviewed January 7, 2020

The veal parm was outstanding...Large portions...good food. Get there early as it fills up quickly in season.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed December 3, 2019 via mobile

Wish I could recommend, but marinara sauce was almost burnt, pasta overcooked. Portions very big so you won’t leave hungry. Warm bread and salads were very good. Service friendly, just wish food was better. Owner Charlie even was smoking in restaurant. No tolerance for that.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 26, 2019

The big plus is there is plenty of food and the prices are reasonable. This is typical of upstate western NY state which mocks the small portions and higher prices of many large city and Sarasota Italian restaurants for a cuisine that is inexpensive to...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Response from A8768WImarko | Reviewed this property |
Very sorry it so long to get back to you, and the answer is No. There are not too many restaurants that serve Puttanesca. If your in the area, my wife may make it for you!
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