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Caragiulos Italian American

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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THE BUSINESS LUNCH​
Brick Oven Baked Cheese Pizza
Your choice of soup or small house salad
9.95
INSALATI​
Skirt Steak Caprese
House made mozzarella, heirloom tomato, local arugula, foccacia, basil vinaigrette
11.95
Vegetariano
Mixed grilled vegetable, goat cheese, aged balsamic
8.95
Chopped ‘1989’
Grilled​ chicken, crispy salami, spicy cecci bean, tomato, pepperoncini, parmigiano dressing, olives
Small6.25
Large10.25
Caprino Salad
Candied walnut crusted goat cheese truffles, roasted beets, roasted shallot vinaigrette, fennel
Small6.95
Large10.95
Insalata Spinaci
Prosciutto, pear, gorgonzola dolce, pickled mushrooms, pecan, honey lemon vinaigrette
Small6.50
Large11.50
Chicken Caesar
Balsamic tomatoes, extra virgin croutons, parmesan cheese
Small7.75
Large12.75
House Salad
Carrot,​ tomato, onion, calamata olive, house vinaigrette
Small4.95
Large8.95
ZUPPA​
Wedding Soup
Spinach​ stracciatella, piccolo meatballs
4.50
Zuppa Del Giorno
4.50
PIZZE​
Da Vinci
Fennel​ sausage, mushroom, pepperoni
9.95
Daiya vegan cheese+1.50
Gluten free crust+2.75
Bianca
White pizza with roasted garlic ricotta
8.25
Daiya vegan cheese+1.50
Gluten free crust+2.75
Pollo Pazzo
10.25
Daiya vegan cheese+1.50
Gluten free crust+2.75
Margherita
San marzano tomatoes, basil, housemade mozzarella
9.00
Daiya vegan cheese+1.50
Gluten free crust+2.75
Joe Da Greek
Calamata​ olives, baby spinach, feta, tomatoes
10.50
Daiya vegan cheese+1.50
Gluten free crust+2.75
Pear and Gorgonzola
Caramelized onions, white balsamic honey drizzle
9.95
Daiya vegan cheese+1.50
Gluten free crust+2.75
Wild Mushroom and Fontina
Truffle oil
10.25
Daiya vegan cheese+1.50
Gluten free crust+2.75
Broccoli-Rabe and Sausage
Parmigiano
9.75
Daiya vegan cheese+1.50
Gluten free crust+2.75
Pizza Mia
Any 3 toppings below
9.95
Daiya vegan cheese+1.50
Gluten free crust+2.75
Calzone
Stuffed with ricotta, any 2 toppings below
9.50
Daiya vegan cheese+1.50
Gluten free crust+2.75
PIATTI​
Ravioli
Four cheeses, wilted spinach, pomodori
7.50
Lasagna Al Forno
Bolognese, besciamella
7.50
Linguine and Clams
White wine or red clam sauce
8.50
Penne Pasolini
Chicken, gorgonzola cream, sun dried tomatoes
7.50
Tortelloni Al La Vodka
Stuffed with braised beef, tomato cream, pancetta
7.50
Knife and Fork Shrimp Bruschetta
Scampi style, tomato and artichoke
8.50
Spaghetti
With housemade meatballs or sausage or both
6.75
Orrechiette Pugliese
Sausage aromatico, charred broccoli rabe, cherry tomato, pecorino
8.00
Penne Zasa
Spicy​ garlic oil, sundried tomatoes, caper, broccoli, toasted breadcrumbs, vegan
6.75
Chicken+3.00
Shrimp+4.00
Gluten Free and Whole Wheat Pasta
Please​ allow extra
Prep time+3.00
VASETTI​
Mini jars with tuscan toast
Goat Cheese Mousse, Egg Plant Caponata
6.95
Mozzarella Burrata, Roasted Tomatoes, Basil
6.95
Gorgonzola and Walnut Mousse, Marmelata
6.95
Roasted Pepper Hummus, Pappadew Jam
6.25
Chicken Liver Pate, Brown Sugar Shallots
6.50
DUETTO​
Duetto
1/2 panino and choice of soup, small house or caesar salad
8.50
PANINI​
Meatball Hero
Marinara, mozzarella, house made roll
7.50
Chicken Parmigiana Hero
Pan​ fried chicken, melted mozzarella
7.95
Grilled Vegetable Piadina
Pressed with goat cheese, balsamic
8.25
The Godfather
Italian cold cuts, pepperoncini relish, roasted garlic aioli
8.25
Formaggi
Grilled cheese, gruyere, scamorza, mozzarella, roast tomato + brioche
7.75
5 Boys’ Burger
Angus beef, braised pork and mushroom ragu arugula, fontina cheese, sundried tomato aioli, rosemary bun, truffle fries
11.95
About
At Caragiulos, the food speaks for itself. Using the finest ingredients, Caragiulos has served easy- going, inventive Italian-American comfort food since 1989. The bread is baked on the premises each morning. The mozzarella is made fresh. The biscotti is still baked by Mrs. Caragiulo herself. Eating here is more like a gathering in the home of a good friend... Comfortable... & Memorable.
PRICE RANGE
$10 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Italian, American, Pizza
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Table Service, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great Sarasota restaurant, nice outdoor eating area and good food. But..........my heart was broken that they no longer serve Angel Hair pasta. That’s what my mouth was watering for, with a meatball and a side of sauce!! If you are used to...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank bnut59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was right behind my hotel. I sat at the bar. Both bartenders were very friendly and helpful. I had the spaghetti and sausage in vodka sauce. The bread that came out was very good with the spicy oil. My dinner could have used...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank mtdbassman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband, brother-in-iaw and myself visited Caragiulos last Friday night. The place was packed but we were able to find seats at the bar while waiting for our table (about 25 mins, so not too bad for such a busy place). The atmosphere is comfortable,...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank kcollins1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Super disappointing. First time in Sarasota and a friend recommended it. The waiter couldnt be bothered, the food was mediocre )plates were returenes) and overall experience not good. Would not recommend.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank 168keniaf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place! This is a must in Sarasota! We absolutely love going here every time we visit. Staff is amazing and the food is the best!! Fluent free pasta and pizza keep us coming back.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Carol B
Reviewed September 14, 2019 via mobile

Excellent and friendly service by Blake and his team. Linguine and clams and Eggplant Parm were good sized platters and delicious. Patio seating and warm friendly clientele made this an enjoyable dinner. Great Lower Manhattan cocktail too Complimentary valet parking is available.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank msrosenstock
Reviewed September 3, 2019 via mobile

Checked into our hotel and looking for a place to have lunch. So happy we walked by this place. Wasn’t expecting much since it’s “American Italian”. We were pleasantly surprised how delicious the food was. Pastas were perfectly al Dentè. The beef braised tortellini with...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank ElaineC21-27
Reviewed July 11, 2019 via mobile

We stopped at Caragiulos for lunch. Service was excellent. Our server Kevin recommended the Pollo Paso pizza which was excellent. We also had the Tortelloni ala Vodka which was also very tasty.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank embrktmn
Reviewed July 8, 2019 via mobile

A friend introduced us to this wonderful restaurant. We shared the freshest Margarita pizza I believe we have ever had. There was a powerboat show in town, so the restaurant was quite busy. After a short wait, we had a great dining experience. We will...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 6, 2019

We absolutely love this place. We never go to Sarasota without eating here. Awesome food with gluten free pizza and pasta available.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Carol B
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Carole A B
July 25, 2016|
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Response from Caragiulos | Property representative |
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Marty C
February 25, 2015|
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Hi Caragiulos.....Hoping to Dine with you on Saturday @6pm with 4 people. Joanna Costanzo.
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