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Mangia Italiano The Usual Place - CLOSED

2157 Siesta Dr, Sarasota, FL 34239-5235
+1 941-284-2477
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good10%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Dec 25, 2014
“just ok”
Nov 10, 2014
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
2157 Siesta Dr, Sarasota, FL 34239-5235
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Reviewed December 25, 2014

We have tried this place a few times and found the food is only average. The server/owner is not kind. They skimp on the bread as well. Portions small and a little bit pricey for the quality and quantity they serve.

2  Thank srq101
Reviewed November 10, 2014

Thank you Sara and Guiseppi and your competent staff for making a memorable night. We enjoyed the best authentic Italian meal we ever had in Sarasota. The mushroom salad, the home made ravioli, and the scallopini were all over the top and made perfectly. We...More

Thank Jbunger2
Reviewed November 1, 2014

A little distance from our resort but well worth the drive. The modest exterior doesn't do this place justice. I knew as soon as we walked in that the food would be great. We were greeted by who we presume is the owner. She is...More

1  Thank Doug S
Reviewed October 26, 2014

We dined here recently and all of us enjoyed the food that we consumed such as the salmon, oxtail and the veal scallopine. All of it was prepared in an excellent manner and the service was spot on. I had the fortunate experience of meeting...More

Thank AnthonySansone
Reviewed October 21, 2014

Chose the restaurant based on trip advisor review and was not disjointed. The food was delicious, seafood was super fresh and the portions were generous. The family who runs the restaurant is very nice and accommodating, we couldn't have asked for better. We drove over...More

Thank Chantal0413
Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

We had such a nice dinner. The owners are a true delight & so welcoming. Food is authentic and superb. Really fresh produce. A true Italian experience and it made me want to be home in Rome! If you can't be in Italy, then come...More

Thank Trisha C
Reviewed August 23, 2014

While attending a conference in Sarasota 2 weeks ago, we decided to visit this restaurant based on the ratings we found on TA and other websites. All the reviews seemed to say it was great. Coming from Philly and being used to great italian food,...More

3  Thank Flyangel53
Reviewed August 23, 2014

I was born and raised in Italy. I came to America when I was 30 years old. I know authentic Italian food and Mangia Italiano is definitely it. The food is delicious, the owner/chef and his wife are very friendly and the service was incredible....More

1  Thank fcatena61
Reviewed August 22, 2014

Was out for the day and not looking for an Italian restaurant, but was a bit hungry. I and my companion happened across Mangia. I must say the 'food gods' have smiled upon us! Everything that we experienced, from the wine to the dinner and...More

Thank MACABRE1313
Reviewed August 21, 2014

I love it.....the food was great.....the owners are very welcome.....excellent custumer service.......

Thank sheilasvs
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$10 - $25
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2157 Siesta Dr, Sarasota, FL 34239-5235
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-284-2477
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