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Solorzano's Italian Restaurant

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6516 Superior Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231-5836
+1 941-906-9444
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Wed - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Ottery St. Mary, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We booked a table here, having no idea what to expect. We were in for a real treat. We both had delicious salads followed by the specials which were unbelievably good (we were oohing and aahing with every mouthful) and a bottle of the most amazing Chianti Classico Reserva. One of the best my wine buff husband had ever had.... More 

1 Thank fi_mathews
Parrish, Florida
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We love Solorzano's! Since we do not live near, we find ourselves coming here for special occasions,or to bring others who have never been.They are NEVER disappointed! It is ALWAYS consistent, as it is family operated, with the wonderful Franca greeting you when you arrive. The food is prepared by her husband, Carlos, and you feel like you are in... More 

2 Thank Tiki S
Toronto, Canada
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246 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We showed up here without reservations on a Thursday night. The place was packed and lively which is always a good sign. To our surprise they managed to seat us. The service was fairly good and the food was excellent. The decor of the place is lovely - it is very busy and has lots of character. They had a... More 

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Bolton Landing, United States
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely delicious Italian food and ambiance. Franca, the owner, makes you feel right at home and makes sure everything is just perfect. Being from NJ, we chatted about familiar places, bringing back memories of years past. The interior is awesome and definitely makes you feel like you are dining in Little Italy. A must stop when in town, but I... More 

2 Thank Robert C
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The incredible food was just the beginning. The service was off the chart; it felt like a private dining room. Franca (our head server) made us feel like we were right at home. The rustic setting was filled with European charm. It was a perfect Italian dinning experience. The dining room was refined but at the same time the staff... More 

1 Thank Heath C
New Haven, Connecticut
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across this lovely, small restaurant in a strip mall in the Gulf Gate area. The antipasti was very authentic with the best of salami and cheeses. Our dinners of broccoli raab and sausage and veal parm was excellent. What makes the experience most enjoyable is the owner, Franca, was very personable.

1 Thank gigmc13
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and even better service!! Traveled from CT for a vacation and was treated like a regular! The owner was absolutely amazing and personable! We will be back and will tell our vacationing friends about Solorzanos!!!

1 Thank Rick B
Sarasota Florida
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127 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

My husband and I have been wanting to try Solórzano's in Gulf Gate for awhile now and we are so glad we did! Food is fabulous! The owner was gractious and gave us the specials and she recommended an amazing bottle of red Italian wine. The carafe of water at beginning of dinner was perfect, because we hate having to... More 

1 Thank Cathy333P
Nankin, Ohio
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140 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

While driving, we found this place tucked away in a strip-mall style area behind larger shopping plazas. I made reservations for a Thursday evening because I found out there was live music Thursdays. It was an awesome evening! It is a small, intimate restaurant. The hostess was so welcoming and accomodating. All authentic homemade real Italian food. I was in... More 

1 Thank GypsygirlPenfield
Sarasota, Florida
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

would be tough to find better pizza than this nj ny style place as each pie is made in a timely manner that is always tasty

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $20
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6516 Superior Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231-5836
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-906-9444

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?