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La Scarpetta

3809 S Tuttle Ave, Sarasota, FL 34239-6412
+1 941-927-8716
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Overview
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“branzino” (14 reviews)
“ravioli” (14 reviews)
“truffle” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
3809 S Tuttle Ave, Sarasota, FL 34239-6412
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This 44 seat little Italian gem has the most authentic Italian preparations in Florida, a must stop if you like homemade pasta dishes !

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank josephmk2015
La_scarpetta_rest, Proprietario at La Scarpetta, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

OMG!!!!! I'm very happy to have cooked for you ❤️ Thank you so much

Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

What an incredible dinner!!! I travel all over US to promote my Italian wines so I see hundreds of Italian restaurants, but I MUST say that La Scarpetta blow me away!!! Incredible food, amazing presentation and homey feeling.....Emilio and Rosaria are really the best!!! One...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Nicola B
Reviewed 20 October 2018

We have loved this place since its opening, and my wife was a particular fan of the branzino, which has always deserved the rave reviews it has received. But, for some reason, they have changed the way it is served, and instead of a whole...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mike G
La_scarpetta_rest, Proprietario at La Scarpetta, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2018

I am sorry that you have found a change even if it is not recent and I think it is not so invasive. In the last year I put a little cherry tomate slightly warmed in the oven without adding garlic or basil so as...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018 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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank sandy l
La_scarpetta_rest, Proprietario at La Scarpetta, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Thank you so much ❤️

Reviewed 27 August 2018

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

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank FL_Thirsty_Traveler
Reviewed 22 August 2018 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

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Joe C
La_scarpetta_rest, Proprietario at La Scarpetta, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Masterpiece ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ 😊😊😊😊

Reviewed 19 August 2018

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.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Beebah01
La_scarpetta_rest, Proprietario at La Scarpetta, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

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

Date of visit: August 2018
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.

Date of visit: August 2018
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/

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Michelle G
La_scarpetta_rest, Proprietario at La Scarpetta, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Thank you so much!!! We love you

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Ronald T
16 January 2018|
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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

Rating summary
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  • Value
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
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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