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La Mucca Ballerina

1668 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5811
+1 941-366-7600
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (132 reviews)
“meatballs” (39 reviews)
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Italian, American, Pizza, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1668 Main St, Sarasota, FL 34236-5811
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

I love, love Mozzarella Fella, before they were sold. Today I ordered the Veal Cutlet, Red Peppers and Mozzarella sandwich. The Veal Cutlet was not only burnt, it was tough! I'll give it another try. I'm just hoping they get better!

Thank Mary O
Reviewed 19 January 2018

I work for a local CPA firm down the block from this restaurant. We do working staff meeting lunches every Wednesday. I was put in charge of these lunches as part of my new employment with this firm. So I am a HUGE believer to...More

2  Thank BarbThom
Reviewed 3 January 2018

If you like Italian Sandwiches and Italian take out food you must go. Limited seating but so what, wait! it will be worth it. Order anything you want. Its all fantastic. all six of us had something different and not one complaint. Oh yea wish...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Ordering was easy, service was quick, food was delicious. Sandwiches on crusty bread, salad with goat cheese, and cannoli to die for! Friendly service topped off our visit!

Thank kduncan3
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Wow!!! I could not have been more impressed with Mozzarella Fella! I was expecting good food based on other Trip Advisor reviews and still ended up being impressed. The food is unbelievably good, incorporating mozzarella and burrata made fresh onsite (I also enjoyed the mesmerizing...More

Thank MMC2015
Reviewed 22 December 2017

My wife and I decided to try this joint for lunch because of the really good reviews here on Trip Advisor. The place is nestled in downtown Sarasota. It is just a tiny hole-in-the-wall greezy spoon. I love mom-n-pops businesses. I had a sandwich called...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Located in the heart of downtown Sarasota this place has a small amount of seating. Most of their item seem to be ordered for carry-out. Only open till 5! The owner is opening a new location in the Hillview area in January 2018 which will...More

2  Thank spikenails
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Casual setting catering to families, business persons and tourists. It's like a visit to Boston's North End or Brooklyn. You can't beat the quality of sandwich's and salads. The FRESHEST SUBS around. You will return many times.

Thank samjerris
Reviewed 2 October 2017

A casual little place with great food!! The caprese sandwich was so good, the best mozzarella ever!!

Thank BJRaz
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

The best meatballs I have ever eaten and worthy enough to give my first trip advisor review! The service was excellent and whole atmosphere was welcoming and friendly. We are only in Sarasota for a week but we will be coming back again!

Thank YasminTredell
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Response from Victoria C | Property representative |
Beer & Wine only
30 November 2016|
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Response from GN37 | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't think so.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$13
Lunch, Dinner
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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
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
  • E-mail
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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