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LOCAL CRAFT WINERY & EATERY Goodfellas Cafe & Winery offers artisan wines and homemade Italian food to the soul of Sarasota. We offer Good Food, Good Wine, and at a Great Price! Join our loyalty rewards for Free Pizza, Beer, Wine, & discounts for Wine Making Classes!
PRICE RANGE
$6 - $25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Pizza, Italian
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Honestly, if not for the pizza I couldn't have given one star. The pizza has always been good; thin crispy crust. I was in the mood for pasta; BIG mistake. Had the eggplant rollitini. It was awful; about the worst meal I've had in ages....More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These guys are the absolute BEST! Dave and Nash literally rescued us from the parking lot as our truck broke down and we were waiting several hours for a tow truck. Even though they were officially closed they opened their doors to us. I can't...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed June 22, 2020 via mobile

Awesome thin and crispy crust pizza. Fresh ingredients. Great friendly service. Took a bit long, but was worth it.

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed March 2, 2020

Seeing what looked like their oven smoking in the parking lot gave us pause.... It was absolutely amazing all the way around and I have been eating pizza for a loooong time!! Too full to try any of their long list of home made desserts....More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 20, 2020

Ate here last Friday for first time - won't be the last. We ordered a small Special pizza - loaded - was delicious and the crust was super thin and crisp. Also had eggplant parm - a little too thin on the eggplant with too...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Winer_Dave, Owner at Goodfellas Cafe & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2020

Thank you for your review! We are pleased to see you enjoyed most everything! We look forward to having you again!

Reviewed January 20, 2020 via mobile

We were visiting the area and found this gem. Great happy hour prices and our food was fabulous. They have a bar with several infused oils and vinegars which you can mix for your salads. I used the garlic oil and basil oil with a...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Winer_Dave, Owner at Goodfellas Cafe & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2020

Thank you for such a detailed review! We are happy you enjoyed everything! We hope you come back to visit again soon!

Reviewed January 14, 2020 via mobile

My husband and I would have liked to have given Goodfellas a great review, but that’s not to be. We were really looking forward to a good experience because we went on a Tuesday night when they have a jazz trio, and acquaintances had recommended...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Winer_Dave, Owner at Goodfellas Cafe & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2020

Thank you for your review. We appreciate all of them good or bad. We did have a few new people on that night which added to the chaos. As the owner i was very disappointed about what happened with your meal that evening and had...More

Reviewed January 7, 2020

We went to a wine pairing and 4 course meal and let me tell you it was an amazing night of food and wine. The hosts were awesome, the food was perfect as always, and they discussed the wine at length with each course. I...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Winer_Dave, Owner at Goodfellas Cafe & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2020

Thank you for the review Jeff! We always strive to do our very best for the customer! See you again soon!

Reviewed December 15, 2019 via mobile

My husband & I have been coming here for years. The positives- good house salad- they have a self service bar of various olive oils & vinegars; my husband the meat eater loves their Boston special pizza & I adore the clams in red sauce....More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Winer_Dave, Owner at Goodfellas Cafe & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2020

Thank you for the review! Its been a little crazy over the past month so I wasn't able to respond sooner but we are very pleased you are one of the family and enjoy the love we cook with! See you again soon!

Reviewed October 9, 2019

For starters, this is a really cute little place. We ordered entrees. The optional side salad was terrific with their self-serve selection of exotic oils and vinegars. But my chicken parm was just mediocre. Didn't particularly like their sauce and the pasta that was supposed...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Winer_Dave, Owner at Goodfellas Cafe & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2019

Thank you for your review! We are disappointed that your meal was not to your standards. We have done some improvements to the way we prep our parm to make our chicken softer. We hope you come try it! Thank you!

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Diana W
January 20, 2019|
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Response from Winer_Dave | Property representative |
I apologize i had no idea you asked the question on here! Yes we sell gelato by the pint. However no spumoni or the gelato you asked about. But if i ever do come across it i will let you know asap!
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Jack P
May 15, 2017|
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Response from Winer_Dave | Property representative |
Happy hour is from 4-7 pm 7 days a week! All beer is on discount depending on what you like.($2 draft $3 bottles) and we rotate 4 wines each week! @ $3 a glass
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Darmeme
June 11, 2016|
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Response from Winer_Dave | Property representative |
Yes you may try any of the wines we offer. We only do wine tastings off site. Depending on the venue will determine what you will be charged. We post where we will be ahead of time on Facebook, Twitter, and our mobile app... More
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