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“Authentic Italian, upscale decor and atmosphere, family run, zero pretentiousness.”
Review of Venezia

Venezia
Ranked #48 of 1,071 Restaurants in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed June 11, 2013 via mobile

When vacationing, there's always one restaurant you wish you could take back home with you. This is the one in Lido Beach. Homemade family recipe Italian, friendly staff, huge portions, and back-home prices. Don't miss this one! Just bring your stretchy pants.

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Reviewed June 8, 2013

Been here many times. When it first opened it was great. 2nd time good and 3rd and 4th no good. We reconsidered and went the 3rd time. Too many flies. If the front of the house has too many flies what about the back? Went one more time because we forgot about the flies and had to ask to be moved to a table outside. The flies were unbearable. The server was good and apologized for the problem. I sure hope they can fix the fly problem because the food is tasty.

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Thank Steve L
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Reviewed June 5, 2013

I LOVE this restaurant and make it a point to eat here at least once every time I am in town! The thin crust pizza is delicious and the atmosphere sitting outside cannot be beat. Prices are great and so is the service.

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Thank reillyzoo7
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Reviewed June 1, 2013 via mobile

Super fantastic food! Pasta is cooked PERFECTLY al dente! The pizzas were super fresh and cooked to order! The service is superb and friendly and everyone seems to work as a team!!! Upscale but not "too fancy"! We love it every time we're in town!

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Thank Missyms11
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Reviewed May 29, 2013

Staying at Lido Beach we walked over to the Venezia over the busy Memorial Day weekend. Based on almost all of the reviews for the restaurants on Armands Circle being overpriced with mixed reviews for service, and given the crowds of people at all of the restaurants on the circle, we weren't expecting much. To our delight, we got a table at the Venezia, and the service and food were wonderful. We had the mozzarella appetizers, Caprese and Napoli and they were delicious. The Greek Salad was very good and the Penne Primavera was excellent. The restaurant was buzzing with all of the people and there was a good vibe. The price was in line with what we pay for good Italian food in Miami, $10 or less for appetizers and $17 to $20 for pasta. Overall we really enjoyed our meal.

Thank MayorPinecrest
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