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Goodfellas Cafe & Winery

4571 Clark Rd, Sarasota, FL 34233-3423
+1 941-922-9470
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“pizza” (240 reviews)
“homemade wine” (18 reviews)
“gelato” (25 reviews)
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4571 Clark Rd, Sarasota, FL 34233-3423
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Picked a local Italian instead of all the big players restaurants in the area. Pizza was delicious. I had a pasta dish and I found it hard going. Ravioli was thick and the sauce although tasty it was thick and I could only eat a...More

Thank Lisa G
UNcle V, Owner at Goodfellas Cafe & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for the review Lisa! We are sorry to hear the pasta wasn't for you. But next time I think we can do better for you to get those 5 stars. Again thank you very much! See you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were first timers and can not wait to return. Food was delicious, visually appealing and on time. Service was great even though there was one fella to the whole floor. The owner even came out to great us and asked how...More

Thank Tina R
UNcle V, Owner at Goodfellas Cafe & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you Tina! We have a great crew here and I am glad you enjoyed everything! We cant wait to see you and your friends again! :)

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

If you like extra thin crust delicious pizza, this is the place for you! The homemade kettle chips with gorgonzola and balsamic glaze are a must have too. I didn't think that I would like lobster and shrimp pizza, but it was so good, and...More

Thank BJRaz
UNcle V, Owner at Goodfellas Cafe & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thank you for the review! We are glad you enjoyed our newest Pizza pie. Cant wait to have you at our table again!

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

In town for an anniversary and a baptism. We ate here 3 times in 3 weeks with 6 or more people every time. We all loved it each time. We're small business owners and love to support young entrepreneurs and Dave does it right. Good...More

Thank GLewis53
UNcle V, Owner at Goodfellas Cafe & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Hey thank you for the kind review! You all were a pleasure to have at our table. Cant wait until your return. And if I can impress Kansas City fans I know I am doing something right! GO BRONCOS! LOL

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I when i first found this clark rd store, i was elated, sadly i need to recall my glowing review of a few years back, this no longer is a place i can recommend. I am back to my ooinion that Sarasota has hundreds of...More

Thank Kym V
UNcle V, Owner at Goodfellas Cafe & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Thank you for your honest review. I am not sure why your pizza was not as thin and as crisp as you remember from a few years ago but before you turn us completely off I would like to make you one more pie to...More

Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

What happened Goodfella's?? You once had a delicious crispy melt in your mouth pizza but now you have a soggy crust nasty tasting pizza!!!!!! Service was poor place was busy but not as busy as I have seen it before. Either this place has changed...More

Thank Becky T
UNcle V, Owner at Goodfellas Cafe & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2017

This review is discerning. I can admit our staff is a little off tilt with the remodel and new menu items but if the food was off from what you know and love say something so we can make it right! I am Dave. SAME...More

Reviewed 19 June 2017

I have been to Goodfellas three times this month. The food and service is always good. I've taken friends there and they have also enjoyed eating there.

Thank Barbara O
UNcle V, Owner at Goodfellas Cafe & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2017

Thank you for the review. It's always a pleasure to have you join us. See you soon!

Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Just spent a lovely evening at Goodfellas. We arrived close to closing and had the place nearly to ourselves. I'm glad I ignored a recent pretty negative TA review and gave this place a shot. You know, everyone is entitled to a bad day now...More

Thank DamightyQ
UNcle V, Owner at Goodfellas Cafe & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2017

Thank you so much for posting about us to the world. This is why we work so hard. Savannah was delighted to read the kind words you said about her. We look forward to your next wonderful visit. And remember the big pie this time!

Reviewed 12 June 2017

So I've been looking for a good pizza in Sarasota now for 4 years and sadly, my search must continue - I had high hopes given most of the reviews - I ordered the large "Boston" pizza (sausage, pepperoni, mushrooms and extra cheese) - first,...More

Thank Bob S
UNcle V, Owner at Goodfellas Cafe & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2017

Well I apologize for not responding to your review sooner as we were remodeling. Sucks to hear our pizza isnt for you. But we wish you lots of luck on your search. Thank you.

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We had heard some decent reviews about this place. Being close to home, we figured we'd try it out. We got there and the parking lot was empty and a sign on the door said "Closed Mondays During Summer." We now wish they had been...More

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Winer_Dave, Owner at Goodfellas Cafe & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

I am embarrassed to read your review.. No apology can make up for that terrible service you had here last night. As the owner I am usually here every night (even though it shouldn't matter from my staff) and that is not how we preform...More

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Questions & Answers
Jack P
15 May 2017|
Response from Winer_Dave | Property representative |
Happy hour is from 4-7 pm 7 days a week! All beer is on discount depending on what you like.($2 draft $3 bottles) and we rotate 4 wines each week! @ $3 a glass
11 June 2016|
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Response from Winer_Dave | Property representative |
Yes you may try any of the wines we offer. We only do wine tastings off site. Depending on the venue will determine what you will be charged. We post where we will be ahead of time on Facebook, Twitter, and our mobile app... More
23 February 2015|
Response from katie-goodfellas | Property representative |
Yes it is, we just ask to call a few hours ahead so we can have your table ready
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4571 Clark Rd, Sarasota, FL 34233-3423
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-922-9470
  • E-mail
Goodfellas cafe and winery is a artisan Winery and Cafe, located in the heart of Sarasota, Specializing in its own handcrafted vinifera and fruit infused wines. Owner, Dave Grammer, offers contemporary interpretations of classic wines and simple food.
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