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“The best White Pizza ever”
Review of Palermo Pizza

Palermo Pizza
Ranked #26 of 1,153 Restaurants in Sarasota
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We had read all of the reviews on Trip Advisor, and decided to try it. It’s not always a good idea to try a place during the busy holiday season, and we were so glad we did. Although the parking lot only had a handful of cars parked, we had read that Palermo does numerous deliveries in a 5 mile radius. While being seated in Palermo, we noticed that there were 2 booths, a table for 4, and another table for 2 were all occupied, leaving seating for about 6 more people plus some seats at the counter. Also, the telephone orders kept on coming. The server was extremely efficient and pleasant, trying to accommodate those seated as well as those calling. All this time the owner worked non-stop to make all the salads, pizzas, and garlic breadsticks by himself. Later the delivery person returned. Our large salad, which we shared was truly large.
We had ordered an 18” White Pizza, and it was scrumptious! It had garlic, oil, and large amounts of fresh ricotta. The thick crust was crunchy and delicious. Next time we want to try some of the other pizzas. My wife spoke to the owner, Peter,
about a take-out menu, and he told her it was being updated and was currently at the printing shop. We’re so glad we
decided to go there tonight, the night before New Year’s Eve, for the best pizza and attention to the customers!

1  Thank Jerome S
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Would always come here for the chicken cutlet and spaghetti, came again and realized it was under new management. I enjoyed good service and food for the whole family

3  Thank marekproulx
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We visited Sarasota today and wanted Italian food. We looked on TripAdvisor and found this place...I’m so glad we did! It’s in a strip mall kind of hidden from the road. The food is awesome. We had a supreme pizza that was fresh and flavorful. My daughter had a GIANT meatball calzone. Our waiter was very friendly and accommodating. I highly recommend this restaurant if you are in the mood for Italian in Sarasota.

Thank Stephanie D
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

While visiting Sarasota we decided to try something new and went on trip advisor for recommendations. Palermo pizza was rated #1 with excellent reviews so we decided to go there. First we pulled up and it was almost empty which should have been a warning to us. The restaurant itself is not much but we figured we would still give it a try. Boy were we wrong. There were three of us and all three were highly disappointed with our food. The chicken I got was tough, the calzone was gross and the fettuccine Alfredo tasted out of a jar. The only positive was the waitress was incredibly friendly and very helpful. I would not go back to this place at all.

4  Thank tinyrucat
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palermosrq, Owner at Palermo Pizza, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017

Sorry you had such a bad dinner we had a new employee. We did rectify the problem we wish you would come back before you leave Sarasota

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Reviewed 15 December 2017

My wife and I went in for a quick bite to eat . We had the Garlic parmesan wings and they were out of this would and the pizza was awesome just like it is back in Boston. The owner Peter was very friendly and made us fell very welcoming
Cant wait to go back

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Thank Bill B
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