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Briandi's Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner


$10 - $22
Italian, Pizza
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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All reviews lasagna bread wings salad sandwiches seafood huge portions dipping oil very small place authentic italian food family run restaurant his son great pizza little hole in the wall worth the wait west side beer and wine
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I had heard the food was amazing... It wasn't anything you couldn't make at home. When i go for Italian i want to Ferrell like I'm in Italy, i didn't. If you want authentic Italian flavor, go to Angelos in Venice.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank mandy7965
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a friend in Sarasota that recommended Briandi's. He told it where it was and we could not figure out where it was located and we have been by it a hundred times. Well, it is a small little restaurant right off of Albee...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank anniversaryinfl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Small intimate restaurant. They make the best steak in the area. Have a nice early bird menu too. Beer and wine only. Wonderful bread too.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Annehemple
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Briandi's is a family owned and operated Italian restaurant with origins in NY. Homestyle cooking with gigantic portions but worth every bite. It never disappoints.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank hollybL8788DF
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every time I have been here it is the most amazing food such a pleasant atmosphere and so close to home. It's like going to your family's house are Italian families house were they give you so much food you need a wheelbarrow to take...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank chili4evr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Briandi's has superb food: pasta, seafood and homemade sausage. Delicious home-made bread. And the sound of many customers enjoying their food and each other. As if they were in a family trattoria in Italy. The new 'drinks' waitress was friendly and smiled a lot. Then...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Sarah N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our friends wife is related to the family so she wanted to take us there. Great family run business. Very small and hard to find but well worth it. We tried the calamari appetizer which was great. The fish special was outstanding, and our party...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank VanHalenII
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Great menu. Great variety. Great bread. Great value. By the way did I say this place was GREAT!. The sauce was magnifique. Great service. The seafood was fresh. We ate till our eyes bulged and still had food to take home.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank gary g
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Small menu but the food and wait staff are very good. We've eaten there maybe 5 times and have enjoyed every visit

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Alayzia
Reviewed February 11, 2019

Very intimate family run restaurant with seasoned staff who offered excellent service. Our waitress was very knowledgeable and informative regarding the menu and was very attentive to our needs. The portions are huge even though we ate off the Early Bird Special Menu. We both...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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January 24, 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!
June 16, 2016|
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Response from Papadup | Reviewed this property |
Yes credit cards are accepted
June 16, 2016|
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Response from treking44 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do take credit cards.
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