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La Violetta

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Tuscan, Central-Italian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Let's support Emilio & Rosaria! The have reduced prices on food on their expansive takeout menu. Wine available @ 50% discount,

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were pleasantly surprised to find this relatively new Italian restaurant on our annual trip to Sarasota. Located in a typical strip mall storefront, the owners have done a lot to make the interior feel like walking into a typical family-owned trattoria in central Italy;...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have dined throughout Italy from Venice to Palermo and at countless Italian restaurants in the United States. We have not enjoyed better, more creative Italian cuisine anywhere. Whenever we leave, we cannot wait to return.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Much more. So many choices you'll have tor return again and again. Cozy and intimate, excellent food and attentive wait staff accompanies delicious food. Reservations are a must.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 18, 2020

I took my kids here as my students had kindly given me a gift certificate, we lived in Italy before Sarasota so were curious how authentic the food would be. It was exceptional quality! Our server Monika was very kind and helpful and offered a...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 18, 2020

We were visiting Sarasota and our local friends took us to La Violetta, a real, authentic Italian gem! We couldn’t be more pleased with our dinner! The flavors are from the same region where my mamma is from, Emília - Romagna, ( I’m Italian too...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 18, 2020 via mobile

An amazing Italian restaurant that is far above the rest. Our meal here was better than most we have eaten at during multiple trips throughout Italy. That is really saying something... Monica, was our server and she is fantastic. Excellent wine list at fair prices....More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 15, 2020

La Violetta's dining room, while not large, offers a cozy, comfortable, rustic setting. Service was friendly, helpful and efficient. The wine list is extensive. Their authentic Italian recipes and ingredients were prepared with culinary inspiration. The Frutti Di Mare and Zuppetta Di Pesce were outstanding....More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed February 1, 2020 via mobile

My wife had been wanting to visit this restaurant so we decided last night was a good time. We don’t have much experience dining at authentic Italian restaurants. The place is small but they seated us immediately even though we did not have reservations. We...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 29, 2020 via mobile

Very nice ambience, the staff was knowledgeable, friendly, and attentive. They have an extensive wine list but they do not have a full bar. The flatbread special appetizer was wonderful but unfortunately we were disappointed with the entrees. The presentations were excellent but both the...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Galina K
March 17, 2019|
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Response from La_Violetta_rest | Property representative |
Our corkage fee is 25$ every bottle of wine. Thank you so much La scarpetta
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Ronald T
January 15, 2018|
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Response from La_Violetta_rest | Property representative |
Hi Ronald The our number is ‭(941) 927-8716‬ Thank you so much
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