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“Amazing Italian food!”

D'Corato Ristorante
Ranked #125 of 1,031 Restaurants in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $22
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Durham, North Carolina
1 review
“Amazing Italian food!”
Reviewed July 15, 2012

Words do not describe how truly wonderful the restaurant is! It is owned and operated by a family from Italy. The two sons are the waiters, the father is the bartender and the mother is the cook. There were 14 in our party and the service was excellent. After we ordered our food, the aroma of the freshly prepared italian food filled the restaurant. I ordered the eggplant parmesan and it was nothing short of amazing. Our entire table was overwhelmed by the authentic nature of the food. I was completely full but had to taste the tiramusu. It did not disappoint. We have been vacationing in Sarasota for 20 years and this is by far the BEST restaurant we have ever been to. A must on our list for now on!

  • Visited July 2012
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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
“Hidden gem!”
Reviewed July 5, 2012

Hungry for fantastic Italian? You must go to Bellagio! Owned and operated by an authentic Italian family, Mama makes the best homemade sauces and dishes anywhere! The food is truly fresh & delicious! Generous servings. Pretty atmosphere. Herb garden as you walk in. Lots of parking in the back.

  • Visited July 2012
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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Family run and good food”
Reviewed May 28, 2012

I have been to this restaurant many times and always had good food and friendly service. This family had a restaurant in Italy and moved to the U.S. The mom cooks, the dad tends the bar and the son serves. Do not be put off by the outside of the building or the parking lot. Once inside it is very nice, clean and cozy. Prices are moderate for the Sarasota area but when you have a good meal all the time who cares.

  • Visited May 2012
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Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Truely Wonderful!”
Reviewed April 29, 2012

We decided to eat at the Bellagio Ristorante with friends for the second time in about two months, and made reservations for 6 p.m. to eat after attending a performance of the Sarasota Orchestra downtown.

We were the first to eat there this evening and everything in the dining room was set-up exquisitely, with a live yellow rose on each table. Once we settled-in to our table, the waiter promptly took our drink order followed by his brother bringing us each ice water and a fresh baked basket of warm bread. We ordered their Bruschetta appetizer for the table and everyone said it was very good ...best I ever had. We listened to delightful background music and talked while waiting for our entree’s, which came out fairly quickly since we were their first diners. All the food was delicious, our waiter was attentive and the atmosphere was charming. Other patrons came-in during our meal and by the time we left, the restaurant was nearly full. After our meal, we were offered a complimentary shot of home-made Limoncello ...a nice end to a perfect meal.

The Bellagio is now one of our favorite places to eat and I highly recommend it to others who desire authentic Italian food, prepared to perfection, served in a pleasant setting and moderately priced. Buon appetito!

www.bellagiosarasota.com

322 S. Washington Boulevard
Sarasota, FL 34236
(941)330-1300

  • Visited April 2012
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Orlando, Florida, United States
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“Best food..”
Reviewed April 16, 2012

This is a lovely Italian resturant warm and inviting, great service and food is out of this world and if you like wine they have that too. This is a resturant you will want to visit time after time for all occasions.

  • Visited April 2012
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