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Bellacino's Pizza & Grinders

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5419 University Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34201-2012
+1 941-358-5999
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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193 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped there for a quick lunch and the pizza was pretty bad. Just did not like the taste nor the texture. More similar to a bad new york pizza, nothing to do with a real italian pizza. Won't go back.

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Thank The_Italian_Reviewer
West Jordan, Utah
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

You will not be disappointed in their pizza, which I can say is very good (and this comes from a native Chicagoan). The price was fair too. Give it a try!

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Thank Debi M
Sarasota, Florida
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

My wife and I decided to try this place for lunch. She wanted margherita pizza which they don't serve so she ordered chicken parmesan with pasta. I ordered a taco chicken salad. The chicken Parmesan was a compressed chicken patty and the pasta was floating in water. The sauce tasted old and the garlic toast had rancid oil on it.... More 

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Thank MBMiner
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92 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

The side Greek salad is a great bargain. It's big. The pizza was tasty. I like that they have napkins on the table. I want to try a Grinder next.

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Thank Brent R
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stopped for an early dinner there. I ordered an eggplant grinder and he ordered an Italian grinder. $7.75 for the eggplant. When it arrived at our table, I thought it looked a little lacking. When I spread apart the grinder roll I couldn't believe what I saw. There was literally one piece of eggplant and a... More 

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Thank GMAPAT128
Sarasota, Florida
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

This pizza place is GREAT! The pizza is always hot and fresh. I usually get a pepperoni pizza and they put the pepperoni under the cheese instead of on top. The staff is always friendly and the atmosphere is charming. I will definitely make this place a regular stop for pizza!

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Thank David34240
Bayside, New York
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244 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Nice place, decent food, people very nice and good service.... It's not Brooklyn pizza, but, this is not Brooklyn.... Worth the time.... Great prices on there pies....

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Thank georgeny01
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

It's like a Chinese walk-up window and your order your meal and they bring it to you. I ordered a taco pizza it wasn't bad it was greasy and brought half of it home and then threw it away. My husband had vegetable grinder. Again don't bother try someplace else.

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Thank Jennifer T
Sarasota, Florida
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645 reviews
417 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

When I first moved to the area we frequented Bellacino's often because there wasn't a lot of choices. Food was always good, portions abundant and prices reasonable. Italian inspired sandwiches, pizza, soup salad, all good. We haven't been there in a while but it's nice to see nothing has changed. For lunch or dinner if you want a casual in... More 

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Thank JordanS8
Osprey, Florida
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160 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I always like coming here for the Sicilian Square pizza. Just one word - yummy. I like it. Be back soon!

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Thank Patsytav

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5419 University Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34201-2012
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-358-5999

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?