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“A Must-Try”
Review of Ziti - CLOSED

Ziti
Cuisines: American, Italian
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed December 30, 2013 via mobile

This is one of our favorite restaurants in Sarasota. You can't believe such an upscale, hip place is in a mall. We've had brunch, lunch and dinner as a couple and with friends/family. You can tell that the owner, Dustin, took painstaking pride in choosing the decor, menu, music and special touches. He always stops by the table to say hello and make sure everything is excellent. The staff is knowledgeable and personable. We especially like all of the fish dishes, scallops and gluten free chocolate dessert. We've been there at least 20 times since they've opened and have not had even one disappointing item.

Thank LoveToEatOutSRQ
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Reviewed December 30, 2013

We enjoyed both dinner and lunch at Ziti with my family this holiday season. After a wonderful dinner, the next day lunch was equally was nice. Both meals offered a selection not usually found in a shopping mall. Both the décor and food were unique and the prices are less than expected for the quality of the food. Servers were anxious to please. We will be going back again soon.

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Thank boatbuddy2007
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Reviewed December 26, 2013

Once inside this beautifully-decorated restaurant, you will not believe you're still inside the mall. Ziti's variety of dishes—from seafood to lamb to pasta to salads, including a separate gluten-free menu—are crafted with the utmost care. You can tell the owner-manager is concerned that each of his guests are taken care of, much the same way you'd expect to be treated at a intimate dinner party with good friends. Make sure you treat yourself to one of their delicious deserts—don't worry, you can walk it off as you finish your shopping.

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1  Thank Kevin S
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Reviewed December 11, 2013

Had lunch here with a group of women and really enjoyed the food and service. I had the petite Asian sesame salad and the soup of the day which was a delicious chicken soup. The salad was fresh and tasty with a very nice Asian style salad dressing that was very light. The soup was homemade with large pieces of white meat chicken. Michael, the waiter brought me a wedge of lemon and suggested that I try squeezing into the soup. It was a perfect touch to enhance the already great flavors. Many of the women had the flatbreads and they gave them very positive reviews. There are at least 10 different flatbreads on the menu. Will definitely return with my husband for dinner. The restaurant is very aesthetically pleasing to look at, the only comment/criticism I have is the music was a bit too loud. Michael's excellent service and the great food made this an exceptionally enjoyable lunch experience.

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Thank Suri22
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Reviewed October 12, 2013 via mobile

We have been trying many new places all over Sarasota (Libbys, Ear Here, louie Modern just to name a few ) and I must say that this is the best yet. The atmosphere was amazing (and e n though it is in the mall it does Not feel like hou are in a mall). and the service was exceptional with great attention to details. The menu had good variety. The calamari will have you coming back - Eapecially with the wasabi sauce! The bread came fresh and hot with a superb pesto tomato basil butter. Wine menu was limited for wines by the glass but that is my only criticism !! The salmon was fresh and the Thai peanut sauce was heavenly. Dinner tomorrow?? I am in!!

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Thank camer-always-aready
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