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“Good Italian Food” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Matzaluna

Matzaluna
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Sanibel Island, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Good Italian Food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2014

Have stopped in Matzaluna twice this visit to Sanibel. Nice menu, quick service, and good food. We especially like the pizza. Thin crust and just the right size. The craft beers are interesting and the bartender is very helpful in choosing one or more to try. We like the lighting in the room. Perfect for older eyes that have trouble reading in the dark.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Jack O
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Annapolis, Maryland
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156 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Stick to the pizza and beer”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 27, 2014

The good news: Thin crust pizza with tasty toppings; as good as Italy. Craft beers: try the Jai Alai IPA and let someone else drive home.

The bad news: Chicken Puttanesca: a big lump of pasta and chicken, essentially flavorless. An insult to any putta. Cappuccino: awful fake stuff from a mix; even the waiter apologized.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank capitanbob
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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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86 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Italian Kitchen on Sanibel”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 27, 2014

The tables are set with white paper and each table has a set of crayons to keep children and adults alike busy. Their menu has expanded to include wonderful fresh fish entrees and we enjoyed several of the specials. Great place for kids, no views, but interesting inside decorated with large cans of tomato paste, hanging garlic, stc (Italian -like look)

Visited February 2014
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Boston, Massachusetts
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468 reviews
395 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
“Pretty good pizza. Excellent craft beers.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2014 via mobile

This isn't high end Italian dining but the thin crust pizzas are very good and pasta dishes are as well. Nice selection of craft beers. It's a good choice for families and groups as they have quite a bit of seating. Elissa was an excellent waitress.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Bob T
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Sanibel Island, Florida
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66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Awesome and perfect”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2014

Matzaluna is our out to dinner spot every Wednesday night. We take advantage of the 8 buck off bottle of wine deal, only on Wednesdays. We have never had a bad meal in the 20+ times we have dined here. Highly recommend the pizza too!

Visited February 2014
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