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Cassariano Italian Eatery

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313 W Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285-2004 (Nassau Rd)
+1 941-485-0507
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Thanks for squeezing me in 5 minutes before closing time. Same great food and service. Amazing specials. Can't wait to return and try something else. Don't forget the desert. Tiramisu was fabulous!

Thank Carl P
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Last night was our first visit but we look forward to going back. Four people with 4 different dinners, 2 pasta, one pork tenderloin and a dinner special with seafood. Everyone loved their choices. Sat outside and had a great evening. Food was fabulous.

Thank Jennifer C
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51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had to send the first meal back because something did not taste right. Even had my husband taste it in which he confirmed I should not eat it. The second meal was not good either, but I didn't want to send it back. I just didn't eat it. We were disappointed in this place after reading the TA reviews and... More 

Thank Kdub74
Antonio P, Owner at Cassariano Italian Eatery, responded to this review

Our kitchen strives to put out the best meals possible. I'm sorry to hear we were not able to satisfy you during your visit. We hope you'll reconsider Cassariano in the future for a second chance. More 

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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant is busy and it is much reviewed. Busy restaurants make more mistakes, and get more reviews. In summary, the conditions above often lead to poor decisions on the part of diners. For the serious about food Cassariano's has few rivals. Theirs is a seriously good kitchen that could compete w any of Mario Batali's restaurants. If you feel... More 

Thank fj r
New York City, New York
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food is the anti for successful restaurants, but great food every dish, every night, is a different matter. It takes dedication to purpose, and the oversight that informs the quality control success breeds. Very few organizations can bost this duo. Cassariano has done the math, and their kitchen is unmatched for quality, preparation, and creative style. Spaghetti and meatballs... More 

Thank fjrepi
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved the food. They have wine and beer so if you need a full bar, this is not your spot. You will not be disappointed. They have a large back room for groups as well.

Thank Debi H
Sarasota, Florida
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends and I met here for a catch up lunch. The service was very good and the food was excellent. We had a chicken and mushroom ravioli with red pepper sauce which was a special the day we dined. It was beautifully presented and had wonderful flavors. I will definitely dine here again when I am in the area.

Thank jjiskm
Antonio P, Owner at Cassariano Italian Eatery, responded to this review

We're happy to hear you had a pleasant visit - it's always nice to know our food tastes as good as it looks. We look forward to having you back! More 

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89 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to this restaurant with friends and had a good meal but the waiter was abrupt and gave the impression that he did not want to be there. His attitude was terrible. At conclusion, I gave him a 10% tip (which was generous for the service he offered). The waiter brought the check back and ask me if I really... More 

2 Thank MickeyD777
Antonio P, Owner at Cassariano Italian Eatery, responded to this review

We are so sorry to hear this. At Cassariano, we pride ourselves on providing excellent customer service and wanted to let you know your concerns have been addressed with the proper staff. We're happy your food was good and hope you'll reconsider visiting us in the future. More 

Venice, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Varied menu. Excellent food. Drinks are excellent. Service is very good. Prices are a bit on the high side, but the food is high quality.

Thank Joseph K
Sarasota, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mixed review. The food and service were excellent. But the true test for a fine restaurant is being able to accommodate special dietary requests. The fish was outstanding but came with a red pepper sauce with garlic, my request for no garlic came back from the kitchen as "there isn't that much garlic in it".

1 Thank kdbinder

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 313 W Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285-2004
    (Nassau Rd)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 941-485-0507

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?