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La Scarpetta

3809 S Tuttle Ave, Sarasota, FL 34239-6412
+1 941-927-8716
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ravioli” (14 reviews)
“branzino” (9 reviews)
“truffle” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3809 S Tuttle Ave, Sarasota, FL 34239-6412
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There is nothing fancy about the décor, style, or location of this restaurant, but it is widely admired for its food, which is unbelievably good. Dense, complex flavors abound on each item, and the chef treats each plate with care. My recommendation would be to...More

Thank Carol A
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We visited during Savor Sarasota week which is prix fixe menu of three courses for $32.00. This restaurant came highly recommended but since we have been disappointed before we decided to try the restaurant this way. The meal started with bread and homemade focaccia that...More

3  Thank Judy M
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Food Amore!!! Italian ambiance !! Met some gal friends for a truly sensational Italian dining experience. The owner/chef works from a small and efficient open kitchen right before you among the 9 tables and a few barstools. Starting with a bottle of a reasonable Puglia...More

Thank Caiatikid
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed the place! Great food, good atmosphere, good prices, nice staff.... for sure go there. Just take into account that it is slow, we visited here for more than 2hrs for a normal dinner :)

Thank Amit_Me
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

The best simply the best,one of the authentic Italian cousin,I feel home Grazie Grazie to Emilio owner and chef

Thank maxusa13
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

I have been to every high end Italian restaurant in the area. I also lived in Europe and have spent significant time in Italy. Without a doubt this is the best Italian food I have had in Sarasota. This place has more charm than Sardinia...More

Thank Stephen K
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Unbelievable nuances to traditional dishes! Last night a smoked tuna/burrata/arugula salad and osso buco ravioli.

Thank vbeni
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Since Emilio and Rosaria launched La Scarpetta we have had multiple opportunities to strongly agree with the accolades it has received on TA and elsewhere. There’s something for every taste here and taste is what’s being delivered. I’m not going to add to what so...More

Thank kaibab1
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

I'm American but lived in Italy for a few years. I've been to La Scarpetta many times to feel like I'm back in the little mom and pop restaurants on the side streets of the Italian towns. Don't come looking for spaghetti and meatballs, fettuccine...More

Thank Jaime H
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Great food, good service and atmosphere. Very interesting menu and helpful staff. A little on the pricy side, but worth it.

Thank John J
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Ronald T
16 January 2018|
Response from La_scarpetta_rest | Property representative |
Hi Ronald The our number is ‭(941) 927-8716‬ Thank you so much
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Mark I
30 October 2016|
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Response from La_scarpetta_rest | Property representative |
only wine and beer ... I would love to have a place where customers can move after eating a full bar area. unfortunately only wine and beer Emilio Thank you
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3809 S Tuttle Ave, Sarasota, FL 34239-6412
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-927-8716
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