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Goodfellas Cafe & Winery

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4571 Clark Road, Sarasota, FL 34233
+1 941-538-6535
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We have lived in Sarasota for 20 years and have several restaurants in town that we enjoy, but Goodfellas has quickly become our "go to" choice for a great meal. Dave and his team are a great bunch of young people who have a natural gift of hospitality and just plain and simple make delicious food! The atmosphere is like... More 

Thank MrKite58
Katy, Texas
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm a native New Yorker and know good pizza. You get it here. Wait staff was a bit overwhelmed when we came, but did their very best so although a little slow, great service. Just couldn't get with the wines. I tried a couple and couldn't drink even the samples. Great coffee though!

Thank Jtvha
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44 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

After reading the reviews we gave Goodfellas a try. So glad we did. Bruschetta was fabulous. We also really enjoyed their red sauce. It was delicious. They enjoy using garlic so be forewarned. Restaurant is casual so don't plan on dressing up just enjoy great dinner.

Thank Llcbarrett
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful pizzas! The wines are made locally and are very good. If you are looking for "fine wine" this is not the place for you. However, if like me, you appreciate local, hand made, "craft" wine, you will love this place!

Thank Chris K
Cincinnati, Ohio
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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

What a hidden gem. All in one pizza, Italian restaurant, winery, deli, coffee shop and oil & vinegar shop. With that many things going on wouldn't expect any one to be that good, but all we tried were! Great thin style large slice pizza, great toppings, but even better with just cheese. Salad was fresh and there was an oil... More 

Thank Chinquin
Winer_Dave, Owner at Goodfellas Cafe & Winery, responded to this review

We are very glad you enjoyed your meal. You were a treat to have in our little spot. We look forward to making you another regular with us. Thank you. More 

Hilton Head, South Carolina
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161 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

My wife and I went for their Pizza. The place is a Conundrum. The owner tries to pack to much in a small place. He has a Pizza restaurant, a delli, he sells Olive Oils and Vinegars and makes and sells his own wines. It gives you more of an atmosphere of a roadside tourist stop. Food was good if... More 

Thank chuck777
Winer_Dave, Owner at Goodfellas Cafe & Winery, responded to this review

Thank you or your review. We do strive to do more than just the average pizza shop. We look forward to you visiting us again. More 

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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

We have been eating at Goodfellas for 2+ years and we have never had bad food. How could it be bad with everything being homemade. Great pasta, pizza, appetizers, salad and of course desserts. The staff is always so friendly and helpful. We have recommended Goodfellas to many.

Thank Sue E
Winer_Dave, Owner at Goodfellas Cafe & Winery, responded to this review

Thank you Sue! We will continue to deliver quality service and product to you and your friends! More 

Sarasota, Florida
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70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

The best thin crust pizza in Sarasota! Everything fresh and homemade including bread, and even their wine! Had a regular pizza 1/2 sausage (thick pieces) 1/2 mushroom (juicy) and it was the best since coming down from NY area! They have many salads to choose from and a salad dressing bar where you can mix your own dressing. Full entrée... More 

Thank Art G
Winer_Dave, Owner at Goodfellas Cafe & Winery, responded to this review

Thank you Art! We cant wait either! See you soon! More 

Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Read reviews and wasn't sure what to expect, but the salad was fresh and tasty, the pizza was the best I've had so far in Sarasota. Review by Diana Q nailed it. Thanks!

Thank Dotty D
Winer_Dave, Owner at Goodfellas Cafe & Winery, responded to this review

Thank you Dotty! We are glad you enjoyed your visit as much as we enjoyed having you. See you again soon! More 

Sarasota, Florida
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

They make their own wine here from imported juice and you can make your own salad dressing at this small intimate place with an Italian flair.

Thank Michael K
Winer_Dave, Owner at Goodfellas Cafe & Winery, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Michael! We try to do things a little different to make your experience that much more.... Well more. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $25
Pizza, Italian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4571 Clark Road, Sarasota, FL 34233
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-538-6535
Goodfellas cafe and winery is a artisan Winery and Cafe, located in the heart of Sarasota, Specializing in its own handcrafted vinifera and fruit infused wines. Owner, Dave Grammer, offers contemporary interpretations of classic wines and simple food.

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