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La Mucca Ballerina

1668 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5811
+1 941-366-7600
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (133 reviews)
“meatballs” (40 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, American, Pizza, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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1668 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5811
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1 - 10 of 510 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love this place. Go back every time we visit Sarasota, which is at least 3 or more times a year. We love the new owners, they are always fun to talk with and always welcoming. We love the Eggplant sandwich, my brother had a...More

Thank Lesa S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t let the atmosphere fool you, this is a hidden gem. I almost don’t want to post because I don’t want it to get too busy. Every item we tasted was fantastic and that is an understatement. Go now. Go often. You will thank me.

Thank DGareyRoyFL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a casual bistro-style restaurant-the owners are from Rome-The food is freshly prepared and home-made-a little Italy in Sarasota!

Thank lucymitzizoe
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Creative Italian using fresh ingredients and good quality. Reasonably priced for a most enjoyable lunch and offers salads, sandwiches and unusual pizzas in various sizes to suit all hungry or not

1  Thank 6sandy6
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Love this family run restaurant!!!!! You can tell they put their heart and soul in bringing Italy here to Sarasota ! Great lunch!!

Thank Diana G
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Everyone enjoyed their lunch, sandwiches, pizza and salad. My daughter's salad had a bit much dressing on it. The caprese salad was great along with chicken, meatball and prosciutto sandwiches. The pizza slices are huge so one will suffice per person. We also shared a...More

Thank Susan J
Reviewed 28 June 2018

There were four of us who had three different sandwiches-they all were delicious! Really delicious!! The staff was very attentive and the owner stopped by to chat and ask if all was good and was delighted with our enthusiastic response. We will return soon.

Thank jssimm05
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

In from Ohio. Celebrating my wife’s 40th birthday and decided to eat here and so glad we did. Met family here. First time here for them and for us. Everything was clearly authentic and home made. The service was incredibly. Had great conversations with the...More

Thank jamielL805VL
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Visited with my sister who lived in Italy for 8 years, well after the first bite of pizza she had tears in her eyes. Authentic, tasty and service friendly and prompt and good selection.We had to take home pizza and other culinary delights, we return...More

Thank sjjboston
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

We came to enjoy some tasty Italian food with vegan and vegitarian options. Three pizzas, a salad, an appetizer and a glass of wine was more than ample. Service good. Cost before tip $74 bucks.

Thank David G
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26 January 2017|
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Response from Victoria C | Property representative |
Beer & Wine only
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30 November 2016|
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I wouldn't think so.
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5 January 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$13
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1668 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5811 (Formerly Mozzarella Fella)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-366-7600
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Description
la Mucca Ballerian - formerly Mozzarella Fella is a great place open for lunch and dinner in downtown Sarasota just east of Orange avenue. The owner's are directly from Italy where they also own laMucca Ballerina and serve only the finest, authentic, Italian cuisine and now bring that to you in downtown Sarasota.
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