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La Scarpetta

3809 S Tuttle Ave, Sarasota, FL 34239-6412
+1 941-927-8716
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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3809 S Tuttle Ave, Sarasota, FL 34239-6412
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tucked away in a strip mall, this restaurant is a hidden gem. We all raved about our meals. The lamb ragout on any of their homemade pastas is amazing. The cioppino is delightful. Bronzino is flavorful and perfectly prepared. Even the salads are fresh and...More

Thank SandySojourns
La_scarpetta_rest, Proprietario at La Scarpetta, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much ❤️

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had an early birthday dinner with another couple at La Scarpetta. We had eaten there once before and walked away very satisfied. You can't go wrong with anything on the menu. Their homemade pasta is off the charts with wonderful service...More

Thank FL_Thirsty_Traveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second time at La Scarpetta and for our guest couple it was their first time. I have to say this was an extremely enjoyable experience. It starts with our Server, I believe Mariano, he was terrific. We never had to wait for...More

Thank Joe C
La_scarpetta_rest, Proprietario at La Scarpetta, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Masterpiece ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ 😊😊😊😊

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Savor Sarasota was still being offered in mid-August which added to the enjoyment. The pasta was delicious, the complimentary bread course is good, there were some different type things on the menu. The service was great. An enjoyable dinner.

Thank Beebah01
La_scarpetta_rest, Proprietario at La Scarpetta, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much 😊!!!!!

Reviewed 10 August 2018

Four of us ate there recently, and each of us was very pleased with La Scarpetta. We had the tricolore salad, that was delicious and perfectly dressed. Two of us had veal (it was a bit tough but not terribly so and we still enjoyed...More

Thank SalisburyFlorida
Reviewed 5 August 2018

This small strip mall restaurant, serves wonderful authentic Italian food. The wine list has some very good, reasonably priced bottles. Service was professional and helpful. Foodies will love.

Thank cawolpert98
La_scarpetta_rest, Proprietario at La Scarpetta, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

❤️we love you❤️

Reviewed 2 August 2018

Reservations required, homemade pasta, delicious. Small, located in a small strip mall. Very Good!! A must if you like your food cooked to order/

Thank Michelle G
La_scarpetta_rest, Proprietario at La Scarpetta, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Thank you so much!!! We love you

Reviewed 29 July 2018

La Scarpetta has a fairly big reputation in Sarasota so we went with high expectations. What a disappointment when our meals feel short in several ways. First the restaurant consists of one small noisy room with zero ambiance. Service is rather slow but perhaps they...More

1  Thank cologio
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Wow---great chef.... Heard about this restaurant this week from friends and had to give it a try. We were amazed as to the quality of food, the service, the selection in this small rustic italian restaurant here in Sarasota on Tuttle Avenue. All pastas are...More

Thank Trailerking
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

True Italian food lovers go to La Scarpetta! This restaurant is off the beaten path and looks simple outside. Something you may think twice about, but once inside, AMAZING! The surprise is inside. True Italian warmth and welcoming feeling the minute you walk in the...More

Thank Steffi818
La_scarpetta_rest, Proprietario at La Scarpetta, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

thank you so much. It was a pleasure to cook for you

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Ronald T
16 January 2018|
Response from La_scarpetta_rest | Property representative |
Hi Ronald The our number is ‭(941) 927-8716‬ Thank you so much
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Mark I
29 October 2016|
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Response from La_scarpetta_rest | Property representative |
only wine and beer ... I would love to have a place where customers can move after eating a full bar area. unfortunately only wine and beer Emilio Thank you
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3809 S Tuttle Ave, Sarasota, FL 34239-6412
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-927-8716
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