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La Scarpetta

3809 S Tuttle Ave, Sarasota, FL 34239-6412
+1 941-927-8716
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“branzino” (12 reviews)
“gnudi” (6 reviews)
“ravioli” (8 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 6 days ago via mobile

Having travelled through Italy myself for two weeks, I have to say, this is truly authentic, fresh Italian cuisine. My husband and I were very pleased. This is the best Italian restaurant in the area, one of the best restaurants in any category. Had the...More

Thank sarasota960
Reviewed 1 week ago

.... I am nervous about recommending this restaurant too highly as I don't want to make it impossible to get a table! We went here recently with a bunch of guys and everyone was blown away by the food - " the best pasta I...More

1  Thank Wymlae
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mariano our wonderful waiter - helped to make our dining experience fabulous. 6 people, all tried different appetizers & entrees - all we very good. We will come back often.

Thank bernsilva
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding food, service and ambiance. In short, a perfect place to dine if you love great Italian food. Had the spinach gnocchi in a fresh marinara sauce. Each one melted in my mouth. Vanilla gelato with amarene black cherries was a perfect dessert. Service was...More

Thank fiorirossi
Reviewed 15 January 2018

After hearing about friends rave about the place I finally had a opportunity to go... WOW fantastic.... Most Italian places after delivery of the food offer to smoother your plate with cheese.. I'm all for it but it's like ordering a steak and covering the...More

Thank zac7474
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

One of the BEST meals I’ve had in a very long time. Don’t even open the menu, hear the specials and order..... and save room for dessert! I’m telling you it’s like visiting Italy without getting on a plane!

Thank greatwinelady
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We decided to visit La Scarpetta on Saturday. We were treated to a wonderful meal with superb service from Claudia. La Scarpetta always has a special or two. I decided to try the smoked fish trip...tuna, sword fish and salmon. WOW! The chef recently acquired...More

Thank Michael_G104
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Best in class. We had the rack of lamb, the branzino, the ravioli trio and the veal scallopini. A special occasion on every plate. Outstanding pasta and service. The atmosphere transports you. Highly recommended.

Thank USA L
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We tried the "David sarasota" menu..smaller portions. Not disappointed..tastes were fresh and flavorful...menu offered nice variety..Will return again soon

1  Thank Bob350
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We got food to go, which may have been part of the problem, but it just wasn't very good. We got the parmigiana di melanzane appetizer, which was pretty good, but nothing special. The mozzarella al forno was also OK, but not great. The tagliatelle...More

1  Thank lizardtiff
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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

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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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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