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La Mucca Ballerina

1668 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5811
+1 941-366-7600
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (132 reviews)
“meatballs” (40 reviews)
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Italian, American, Pizza, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1668 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5811
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this family run restaurant!!!!! You can tell they put their heart and soul in bringing Italy here to Sarasota ! Great lunch!!

Thank Diana G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everyone enjoyed their lunch, sandwiches, pizza and salad. My daughter's salad had a bit much dressing on it. The caprese salad was great along with chicken, meatball and prosciutto sandwiches. The pizza slices are huge so one will suffice per person. We also shared a...More

Thank Susan J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There were four of us who had three different sandwiches-they all were delicious! Really delicious!! The staff was very attentive and the owner stopped by to chat and ask if all was good and was delighted with our enthusiastic response. We will return soon.

Thank jssimm05
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In from Ohio. Celebrating my wife’s 40th birthday and decided to eat here and so glad we did. Met family here. First time here for them and for us. Everything was clearly authentic and home made. The service was incredibly. Had great conversations with the...More

Thank Jamie L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited with my sister who lived in Italy for 8 years, well after the first bite of pizza she had tears in her eyes. Authentic, tasty and service friendly and prompt and good selection.We had to take home pizza and other culinary delights, we return...More

Thank sjjboston
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

We came to enjoy some tasty Italian food with vegan and vegitarian options. Three pizzas, a salad, an appetizer and a glass of wine was more than ample. Service good. Cost before tip $74 bucks.

Thank David G
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Quaint little lunch spot with excellent thick crust pizza and a ton of goofy signage. I will defiantly be back.

Thank jeffsreviews99
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

This features fresh mozzarella in their sandwiches but constantly forget the mozzarella... if you get to go make sure you check your sandwich because chances are they forgot your mozzarella. Two thumbs down.

Thank ZedsdeadToronto
Reviewed 6 April 2018

UNDER NEW OWNERSHIP AS OF FEBRUARY 2018!!!! Went in and ordered the #5 Veal Cutlet. (with Brocolli Rabe, sun dried tomatoes and fresh mozzarella). Veal was cooked but not crispy on the outside like I am used to with previous owners and the veal was...More

Thank Pat A
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

We really like this place! We have been welcomed with a smile. We took a sandwich (with mozzarella and tomato) and two types of pizza and we were absolutely amazed by the taste of them. The were the best we have eaten since a very...More

Thank giannibelgique2017
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26 January 2017|
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Beer & Wine only
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I wouldn't think so.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$13
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1668 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5811 (Formerly Mozzarella Fella)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-366-7600
  • E-mail
la Mucca Ballerian - formerly Mozzarella Fella is a great place open for lunch and dinner in downtown Sarasota just east of Orange avenue. The owner's are directly from Italy where they also own laMucca Ballerina and serve only the finest, authentic, Italian cuisine and now bring that to you in downtown Sarasota.
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