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la Mucca Ballerina - Mozzarella Fella

1668 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5811
+1 941-366-7600
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (130 reviews)
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Italian, American, Pizza, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1668 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5811
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Visited with my sister who lived in Italy for 8 years, well after the first bite of pizza she had tears in her eyes. Authentic, tasty and service friendly and prompt and good selection.We had to take home pizza and other culinary delights, we return...More

Thank sjjboston
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came to enjoy some tasty Italian food with vegan and vegitarian options. Three pizzas, a salad, an appetizer and a glass of wine was more than ample. Service good. Cost before tip $74 bucks.

Thank David G
Reviewed April 18, 2018

Quaint little lunch spot with excellent thick crust pizza and a ton of goofy signage. I will defiantly be back.

Thank jeffsreviews99
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

This features fresh mozzarella in their sandwiches but constantly forget the mozzarella... if you get to go make sure you check your sandwich because chances are they forgot your mozzarella. Two thumbs down.

Thank ZedsdeadToronto
Reviewed April 5, 2018

UNDER NEW OWNERSHIP AS OF FEBRUARY 2018!!!! Went in and ordered the #5 Veal Cutlet. (with Brocolli Rabe, sun dried tomatoes and fresh mozzarella). Veal was cooked but not crispy on the outside like I am used to with previous owners and the veal was...More

Thank Pat A
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

We really like this place! We have been welcomed with a smile. We took a sandwich (with mozzarella and tomato) and two types of pizza and we were absolutely amazed by the taste of them. The were the best we have eaten since a very...More

Thank giannibelgique2017
Reviewed March 7, 2018 via mobile

We walked in off the street and they immediately handed us a free bread stick we could eat while deciding what to order. They saw us eyeing one of the pre-made pizzas and gave us a large sample. Description: one bite decadence!! I don’t know...More

Thank Sharon E
Reviewed March 3, 2018

This modest space houses a very authentic Italian deli, owned by a Roman. Here I have enjoyed Italian heroes, mozzarella (made in house) salad, a hero with fried eggplant, mozzarella and roasted peppers, and a particularly tasty sandwich special of porchetta, provolone and arugula. Porchetta,...More

1  Thank madlew
Reviewed March 1, 2018

This is a typical Roman diner with authentic prepared food to take out or eat in. Lately they started to serve fresh pasta with authentic dishes from Rome like caccio peppe, carbonara and amatriciana.

1  Thank Pavel K
Reviewed February 28, 2018

We ate here this week before going to Opera in Sarasota. It's a small place but the food is amazing. I had Eggplant parm which was huge and delicious. Their red sauce was great. Also the focaccia bread was good. My husband has his Italian...More

1  Thank robin11
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Mary Ellen D
January 26, 2017|
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Response from Victoria C | Property representative |
Beer & Wine only
November 30, 2016|
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Response from GN37 | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't think so.
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January 5, 2015|
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $13
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1668 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5811
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-366-7600
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la Mucca Ballerian - formerly Mozzarella Fella is a great place open for lunch and dinner in downtown Sarasota just east of Orange avenue. The owner's are directly from Italy where they also own laMucca Ballerina and serve only the finest, authentic, Italian cuisine and now bring that to you in downtown Sarasota.
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