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“OK - Not Great”
Review of Panificio

Panificio
Ranked #340 of 1,079 Restaurants in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Delicatessen, Pizza
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Takeout
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Takeout
Reviewed February 3, 2014

Stopped in to finally sample this place. I may have made a big mistake buying by the slice; two of the three slices had very soggy and bland crust. It is thin crust, which is what I was looking for; just not soggy thin crust.
The fellow working behind the counter did not grasp English all that well which made ordering that much more difficult.
If there is a next time I will buy a whole pizza, which is made on the spot.

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Thank Btiger
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Reviewed January 17, 2014

This is a pretty much a great pizza place, but not much else. If you like a thin crust pizza with great flavour and a crisp crust then this is the place for you. Ambience, not so much.....service was casual but nothing to complain about. The place seems a little chaotic but it's part of the charm.

Go for the pizza.

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Thank mrtasty
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Reviewed January 5, 2014 via mobile

No atmosphere at all but really great pizza. We research the best pizza places every place we travel and this was definitely worth the trip! Great crust, with just the right amount of sauce and cheese.
The atmosphere is lacking-more of a store than restaurant, but the pizza is good enough that it doesn't really matter.

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Thank Lrose11
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Reviewed January 4, 2014

they've gone to a full table service model, instead of just ordering at the counter and then calling you up when it's ready. So now, you have to wait for a waiter to get around to you, and then wait for your check (instead of just paying when you order), and then wait for change/credit card receipt. So, last night, we were there over an hour! It used to take just 15 minutes to order and get your pie, and however long it took to eat. We were there for 15 minutes before we even ordered, and then another half hour to get the food! And, they now play a heavy, driving beat music (it sounded like the same song for the entire hour+), that didn't make for a relaxing time.

Will we go back? You bet..still the best pizza...but it will be call ahead/takeout!

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Thank lorenbc
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Reviewed December 4, 2013

Quite simply the most amazing pizza we've tasted - My favourite is a little place that serves pizza under the Academia Bridge in Venice, Italy - But, this place is better - We've been coming to Sarasota for 16 years and stumbled across this place last year, what a find. Absolutely fantastic!

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Thank NigelPS
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