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Sal's Pizzeria And Pasta House

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6582 Gateway Ave, Gulf Gate, Sarasota, FL 34231-5804
+1 941-926-0022
16:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 16:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Sarasota, Florida, United States
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Sal himself is awesome and his food is so great. This place is a jewel. Sal knows what's up - he's low profile, laid back and makes it the best pizza in town. Try other places and you will always come back to this one. Lots of competition on the Key and in Gulf Gate for pizza but let me... More 

1 Thank CNF1381
Bradenton, Florida
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Got a carryout for the first trial. Excellent pizza!!! Sauce really, really good. Very nice pepperoni and lots of it. Crust was unique and handmade in front of us. Friendly dudes and a quiet place to hang. Very strongly recommend.

Thank David B
Sarasota, Florida
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78 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

We tried Sal's pizza based on all the 5 star rave reviews but I can only give it 3 stars as decent pizza but nothing to set it apart from all the other pizza joints in town. We ordered the 18" Supreme Pizza ( 5 toppings - pepperoni , mushrooms, onions, green peppers, and sausage). The pizza maker (Sal, I... More 

Thank Howard G
Sarasota, Florida
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Sal's is a small storefront in Gulf Gate with only about six tables. so don't come here for the ambiance! But if you want good pizza close to how it is made in Italy, this is the place. The pizza is very good and they do a heavy take-out business. The staff is friendly and the pries are quite reasonable.... More 

Thank giacomojim_13
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I live in South Sarasota and are always looking for new places to eat. We tried Sal's based on the incredible reviews. We were not disappointed. I had chicken cacciatore and my wife had manicotti. Excellent!! Plenty to eat. Dinners came with a nice side salad and a roll. Cost- $21 plus tax. Unbelievable. Pizza looked great.... More 

Thank Richard D
Jacksonville, Florida
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Second trip of the summer to Siesta Key this time with the kids in tow. One of our first priorities "Go to Sal's"!!! This place is phenomenal! As I said in my last review, don't be fooled by the appearance. This place rates a spot on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives. Again, the pizza was great and the lasagna was perfect!... More 

Thank DivePro68
Greater Cincinnati
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

We found this little restaurant while vacationing in Siesta Key, FL. The food was amazing and the servings were huge! A small little hole-in-the-wall with delicious food and a friendly staff.

Thank dj123oh
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We were looking for a pizza shop in town that had a pizza to fit my niece's picky eating habits (she does not like tomato based sauces.) We ordered the white pizza and I have never seen my niece eat so much and with a smile on her face. Yum! We also ordered a sausage and banana pepper pizza that... More 

1 Thank LisaSSarasota
st louis, mo
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Like the pizza but we often split a pasta and salad. Like the vodka sauce over penne with sausage or meatballs.

1 Thank greygunz
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

We tried this local pizzeria after seeing it received great praise from others and was not disappointed. The food was great. The only disappointing thing is there is not a lot of seating and the restaurant was completely filled so we had to take ours to go. Excellent stromboli and good ole pepperoni pizza. Kids loved it too!

1 Thank kminga1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6582 Gateway Ave, Gulf Gate, Sarasota, FL 34231-5804
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-926-0022
Jersey style thin-crust pizzas and authentic home-made Italian cuisine. Casual, welcoming atmosphere with table or bar seating. Wine and Draft beers are served. Delivery service is available

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?