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The Italian Grill

8620 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34238-3049
+1 941-966-6565
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (27 reviews)
“veal marsala” (5 reviews)
“calamari” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
8620 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34238-3049
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1 - 10 of 126 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Awsome flavor and very fresh ingredients and the wood burning oven gives it that awsome taste you will want one more piece even though you might be full.This is our new go to for pizza.

Thank _sagesan42
TheItalianGrill, Manager at The Italian Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! Your words are so kind. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely LOVE this place!! A wonderful little jewel, a refreshing break from the typical franchise scene....fresh, delicious, and delightfully cozy! Never had a better server than Remek...his fabulous and friendly service makes a lovely night out even more enchanting, and fun! Thank you all for...More

Thank ReikiGypsy
TheItalianGrill, Manager at The Italian Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for giving us try! We are glad to hear you had a wonderful time. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 10 July 2017

We go here for a good Italian meal. Nothing fancy, decent service, good value. Especially like the House Chianti.

Thank Sharon O
TheItalianGrill, Manager at The Italian Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you. We do hope to see you again.

Reviewed 19 June 2017

Have been there several times. Service has always been very good and friendly. Food always very good. Good selection on menu. Food always served hot. Will continue to eat here

Thank Robert B
TheItalianGrill, Manager at The Italian Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for writing a review. We try our best to make our The Italian Grill enjoyable to All our guests. We appreciate your business and time. See you soon!

Reviewed 14 June 2017

We've had pizza here quite often in the past six months, as we have been in the midst of a new house, painting the old house, etc. We really enjoy their "everything pizza" with sausage, onions, peppers and mushrooms. Great crust, just thick enough and...More

Thank EDWARDL782
TheItalianGrill, Manager at The Italian Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

So pleased to hear you enjoyed dining on our restaurant ! Thank you for the many positives we hope to see you again!

Reviewed 13 May 2017

This used to be a great neighborhood place to go for decent Italian food and pizza. Hadn't been their for many months. Went their tonight and was very disappointed . First off, no greeter....then no specials.....salad was right out of a Publix salad bag....our food...More

Thank davidtannenholz
TheItalianGrill, Manager at The Italian Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Thank you for you review.We are sorry to hear you did not enjoy our food. The owner is still the same and our recipes have never changed. We are once again sorry to hear you did not enjoy our home made style of dining. Thank...More

Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Sooo good. Everything was fresh. Service with a smile and really good martinis. Ill be coming back forsure

Thank Ray S
TheItalianGrill, Manager at The Italian Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Thank you so much--I am so pleased to hear you enjoyed your to -go dinner! Thanks again for your loyalty to Italian Grill

Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

This place was listed on a tourist map, so we decided to give it a try. Note, they close at 9:00pm, like most places in this area. The atmosphere was great and the food was really good. The salad offered with the entrees could use...More

Thank chrlstnblonde
TheItalianGrill, Manager at The Italian Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us. I'm sorry to hear that you had a negative experience. I will speak with your server regarding this and I truly hope you'll give The Italian Grill another shot. Email me if you'd...More

Reviewed 24 March 2017

Our group of 6 had a great experience here. The service was top notch and the food was sooooo good! Our appetizers were excellent, fresh warm bread and crispy salads led to great entrees. Chicken Marsala, eggplant, ravioli to name a few. Our waiter was...More

Thank Bigguy304
TheItalianGrill, Manager at The Italian Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Thanks Bigguy for stopping in We are glad you enjoyed your visit. Much appreciated!

Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We went in as a group of 14. Made reservations a week ahead of time. No, problem. They had our table ready. The problem came with our waiter. He took half of the drink orders and then came back and took the others. I waited...More

Thank mcderby
RemekItalianGrill, Manager at The Italian Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

We are very apologetic about your disappointing evening. We always strive to exceed our guests needs. Unfortunately,our usual standard of service was not met on your visit.Our greatest apologies to you and your group.We had an unusually busy evening. We were understaffed. I know that...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$21
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
16:00 - 21:00
Friday
16:00 - 21:00
Saturday
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8620 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34238-3049
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-966-6565
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Description
A Casual Italian American Restaurant that offers wood fire oven pizzas and a full bar. Food made fresh daily with local ingredients when available, family friendly environment.
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