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Valentino Pizzeria Trattoria

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4045 Clark Rd, Sarasota, Sarasota, FL 34233-2401
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sarasota, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food is ok... nothing special. Delivery service is simply horrible, it takes them over an hour to deliver, and nobody wants to eat cold food. Their excuse is... they only have one delivery driver, if that is the case it would be nice to let customers know that the food will take longer than expected and it would be... More 

Thank lovetotravelsrq1
Sarasota, Florida
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51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went here tonight for dinner, my hubby & I decided to have the Italian Cheese Steak which is NY sirloin, mozzarella, sauteed bell peppers, onions, crispy potatoes. However when the waitress brought us our food and we began to eat it it was soooooooooo spicy. We are not spicy people so we figured maybe there was something listed on the... More 

Thank yhannon
Sarasota, Florida
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184 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Every once and a while, my wife and I want a quick Italian meal....I like pizza, she is into veal and pasta..Valentinos offers both. The meal always comes quickly and the kitchen is accurate...no foul ups. The pizza is good and the veal is fine.but there is no WOW factor. Also the noise level is a challenge....having a conversation is... More 

Thank Mike C
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What happens to the stuffed artichoke even if u did them once a week for a special I know how busy but u should never b to busy to xsatisfy your customers I know we would but at least 5 of them we did before as am appetizer

Thank Kenneth B
Sarasota, Florida
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very popular pizzeria and trattoria in Snowbird Season. Often line out of the door especially on weekends. Much quieter off season. Clean, well run restaurant with lots of great choices including vegetarian and gluten free. Gluten free pizza outrageously good - Quatro formaggi (four cheese) my favorite! My husband enjoys the meatballs as well as the clam and mussel pasta... More 

Thank Karen T
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I note that this place has good reviews generally, and I think people have widely varied expectations with respect to pizza. Having said that, my wife and I did not like the pizza here. It was thick and heavy and the tomato had a bitter taste. We ate less than half of the pizza. The wine pour was very short.... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was basically empty on a Friday night, which gave me cause for concern. The first appetizer to arrive was mussels in white sauce. These were the blandest mussels I have tastes. The addition of salt and pepper did not help. The calamari was not much better. By this time I was in full blown apprehensive mode. Entrees arrived... More 

Thank Jorge B
Montgomery Village, Maryland
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been having dinner at Valentino for years and have never been disappointed. Service and food are top notch. We often go in for appetizers; tonight we both had Mussels Robb in hot marinara sauce and shared an order Meat Balls Alforno which was more than enough for a couple. We just love their hot garlic rolls dipped in garlic. In... More 

Thank Alan N
Cincinnati, Ohio
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cute place and nice service! The Grouper Piccata? was wonderful and the Ice/ coffe/ caramel dessert was to stay for! We dated going back the next night but went to PHO 99 as a new treat

Thank Creighton W
Sarasota, Florida
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73 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to eat. Decent ambiance. Was quick to take our order and not long to get our pizza. I did think the prices were a little high, not bad. But when the pizza came it was LARGE! And it tasted great. We enjoyed it and will be back!

Thank rsr1953

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4045 Clark Rd, Sarasota, Sarasota, FL 34233-2401
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: 9419219600
Valentino's is all about great food, family and tradition. Our authentic cuisine borrows from every region of Italy along with a little influence from our Northern New Jersey roots! We are committed to cooking with only the freshest ingredients available. All our menu items are homemade and cooked to order! Please visit our other location at: 4045 Clark Rd. Sarasota Fl. 34233.

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