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“Fabulous dinner for 8 at Andrea's”
Review of Andrea's

Andrea's
Ranked #151 of 1,078 Restaurants in Sarasota
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: S. Tamiani Trail
Reviewed August 28, 2014

On a recent Saturday night, Chef Andrea created a fabulous meal for our finicky group of eight. Seated in a private room to the side of the main dining room, we were transported to Italy and Chef Andrea's home region of Piedmont in six delicious courses. Starting with a warm fig stuffed with chèvre wrapped in prosciutto accompanied with a delicately spiced peach jam, we were delighted. Next, spinach salad paired with two kinds of cheese. Feather fluffy gnocchi in a light cream sauce was heavenly before an outstanding dual plate of pesto Risotto and mushroom ravioli with the pasta crafted from flour grist milled from a miller just north of Napoli. Though full, we forged on to veal piccata in a delicious Demi glacé like sauce. Desserts included cannoli, tiramisu, and an especially yummy amaretto mousse. We all highly recommend Andrea's. 8 thumbs up!

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1  Thank Marla L
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Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

the restaurant has been a well kept secret for a couple years until this summer it seems. the food is phenomenal. everything you associate with authentic rustic northern Italian cuisine what this restaurant is about.

1  Thank Ashok S
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Reviewed August 14, 2014

Overpriced is the first thing you should know. Sarasota does not have NYC quality restaurants but for these prices you expect more than the chains that are so popular in this area. Pork chop was tough but sauce was tasty. My partner ordered the clams and mussels again the sauce was excellent. However they ran out of mussels so it was just clams. Also there is no chix parm on menu so even though they call themselves Italian the average Joe won't find his favorite here.

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Thank HMKeenan
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Reviewed August 12, 2014

Old school Italian. Great service. Great food. Great reasonably priced wine.Go have a great evening.

Thank Jack C
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Reviewed July 31, 2014

Chef Andrea and his staff have been a favorite of ours ever since we discovered his restaurant.
We have eaten at some of the finest restaurants in the world and have traveled all around Italy. Chef Andrea's restaurant reminds us so much of some of the warm, welcoming restaurants we enjoyed in Italy as well as reminding us of some of the wonderful meals we experienced. Our experience here and with his staff has been wonderful.

We have never been disappointed with our meals here. One of the most delicious items recently was a half a peach, topped with a mascarpone cheese and gorgonzola and then torched. Wonderful! We usually order the specials, which have always been so delicous.

Love this place, we could eat here every night if we didn't fear weighing 100 pounds more than we should.

We have also found some wonderful wines on the menu from Italy.

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Thank shelbee67
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