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CasAntica Restaurant

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1213 N.Palm Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236
+1 941-366-1840
16:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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111 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Again we went, three years after last visit. Same deal: food is good, quiet elegant atmosphere, pleasant service..but about 20-30% higher than upscale Italian places with similar cuisine. Is it worth it? Being able to converse is a rare virtue in restaurants, and as I get older I appreciate it more. Just considering the food, the prices are not worth... More 

Thank MattS.24
Livingston, New Jersey
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60 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had great food, service and decor. This is a real Italian food. Great selection of wines. We will be back next time in town.

Thank Reddytraveler
Portland, Maine
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner with wife and brother-in-law Saturday night. Have tried most of many Italian restaurants in Sarasota but not this one before- a favorite of my wife's brother who lives in high rise condo nearby. He had lobster dish, wife had veal Sorrentino and I had stuffed, rolled veal. All three entries were excellent. Excellent service also, in converted, charming... More 

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69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We had veal scallopini was a little tough but still prepared well. Lobster fettuccine was excellent. Calimari was outstanding. It was not overbreaded or over fried.

Thank Art D
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56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Food is excellent, service is attentive and knowledgeable. The location is a little hidden gem, restaurant is in what used to be a home, historic bldg, each room is unique and the outdoor covered patio is an oft overlooked great spot to dine. Definitely recommend!

Thank cindy e
Montreal, Canada
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We had one of the best Italian food in Sarasota. The appetizer I had was yellow tuna was testy. My main course was ravioli filled with grilled artichoke and eggplant ... simply delicious. The dessert was limoncello flute...amazing experience overall.

Thank sean g
Bradenton, Florida
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

I can see why they get excellent reviews. The ambience is lovely and the service attentive but the food has much to be desired for the cost. Great place to empress someone if your meal is secondary to your agenda.

Thank uptik
Orlando, Florida
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Lively quaint restored home...cozy, quiet elegant. Excellant food and service! Will definately return!

Thank Reynoldsrt
Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

From start to finish to most unbelievable meal I have ever experienced. Great ambiance, great service and unbelievable food. Authentic and great food are the landmarks or this restaurant. If you don't try it you will be missing out on the dinner of a lifetime. Roberto, Amelia and Anthony a the best! Randy O'Daniel

Thank Randyodaniel
Sarasota, Florida
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103 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

While this is a repeat visit for us, my wife and I invited her sister and husband to join us. We were quietly celebrating my wife's birthday. When deciding what to order, my brother-in-law was going to "be safe, and order Chicken, as it's 'hard to mess that up'". I recommended that he try their veal, as I have always... More 

Thank Rick S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1213 N.Palm Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-366-1840

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