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Sal's Pizzeria And Pasta House

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6582 Gateway Ave, Gulf Gate, Sarasota, FL 34231-5804
+1 941-926-0022
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 16:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very Pleasant And prompt service Pizza is fresh very tasty A gem in gulf gate area Menu is extensive with offerings of pasta , hot , cold Subs .

1 Thank Lisa Q
Glenwood, Maryland, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We were drawn to Sal's by the many other excellent reviews we read here. This friendly neighborhood eatery did not disappoint. The bruschetta was good as any we have had. The side salads were quite fresh. The vodka linguini with grilled sausage was very flavorful and served piping hot. The Della Nonna pasta with artichokes and other savory vegetables was... More 

1 Thank Mark H
Leawood, Kansas, United States
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We ended up at Sal's quite by accident when another pizza place was full. Much to our delight this small pizza joint had exactly the best pizza we've had in Sarasota. 5 stars plus

Thank Lou W
Westfield, Massachusetts
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57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We discovered Sal's and now we won't go to anywhere else for pizza, even though it's a 25 minute drive for us. On top of having the best pizza we've had in the Sarasota/Venice area Sal and Dan can be quite entertaining. And the crust! Why wouldn't you want to go to Sal's?

Thank KevinM495
Sarasota, Florida
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

My husband and I ordered take out. It was the perfect warm and cozy meal to end the day. I wasn't in love with the house dressing but I know some people on here rave about it. Just a little too oily for me. We will absolutely be back!

Thank Christyn M
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219 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

AWESOME!!!!,,come with a nice salad,,meatballs for me and mushroom sause for g.f. we both loved the sause ,,nice deep red sause ,,,definetly will return for the pizza an other dishes,,,plus they off er delivery service!!!!

Thank JOEYGCentralWi
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5 reviews
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I went to Sal's for dinner with my family during our vacation. The pizza is great but what was really special was the salads. I am not a salad person at all and rarely have them, but one came with my dinner and I ate the whole thing. It was the best salad that I ever had. It was very... More 

Thank firefairy3000
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

We used to visit Sal's regularly. I recently visited in mid-afternoon and was made to feel unsafe and uncomfortable by an abusive man in the restaurant who was shouting profanity and racist slurs. I asked him to stop, and pointed out that my eight year old daughter was with me. The man got in my face, belittled me and told... More 

Thank Heathercoles
Sarasota, Florida, United States
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

Sal himself is awesome and his food is so great. This place is a jewel. Sal knows what's up - he's low profile, laid back and makes it the best pizza in town. Try other places and you will always come back to this one. Lots of competition on the Key and in Gulf Gate for pizza but let me... More 

1 Thank CNF1381
Bradenton, Florida
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Got a carryout for the first trial. Excellent pizza!!! Sauce really, really good. Very nice pepperoni and lots of it. Crust was unique and handmade in front of us. Friendly dudes and a quiet place to hang. Very strongly recommend.

Thank David B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6582 Gateway Ave, Gulf Gate, Sarasota, FL 34231-5804
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-926-0022
Jersey style thin-crust pizzas and authentic home-made Italian cuisine. Casual, welcoming atmosphere with table or bar seating. Wine and Draft beers are served. Delivery service is available

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