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Piccolo Italian Market & Deli

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6518 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231
+1 941-923-2202
10:00 - 16:00
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Tue - Fri 10:00 - 18:00
Sat 10:00 - 16:00
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Montreal, Canada
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147 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Dropped by for a quick lunch while driving through the neighborhood, found Piccolo's and had a great lunch sandwich. Loads of choices made making up my mind difficult but the combination of sopresatta, prosciutto, gardinieri and mozzarella made the choice easier. Great sandwich, will be back again shortly! Nicely done....

Thank JohnGMontreal_canada
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34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in GulfGate this is an unpretentious spot that has outstanding food. Everything is first class and prepared on premise. We had fresh Bruscetta and an Italian Parma sandwich. Both had terrific fresh ingredients including top notch olive oil and balsamic vinegar. They also serve lots of Italian specialty dishes. Not fancy, just good and priced reasonably

Thank Jballl
Hartford, Connecticut
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with Italian friends who were impressed walking in the door with the smell! Food is cooked to order, nice and fresh, just expect a little wait. Certainly worth the wait.

Thank LynnRI
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

The Tony Soprano sandwich is awesome! Sweet, hot, on delish bread, its a must have. I can't attest to any other menu item as this is the first thing I ordered and I keep ordering because it's that good!

Thank WhiskeyMyWhiskey
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62 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

When we visit Piccolo for our homemade sausage, variety of cheeses, olives and Italian specialties, we try to go around lunch to get their awesome Italian sandwiches (like the Godfather), pizza, pasta dishes, entrees like chicken parm and sfogliatelle or ricotta filled cannoli for dessert! Everything is fresh and delicious.

Thank Dee08Florida
Anniston, Alabama
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

If you like real imported products on your grinder/ sub/ hoagie then look no further. The prices are surprisingly reasonable also. There is a small eat in restuarant where the home made Italian pasts/ pizzas can be eaten. The shelves are loaded with authentic Italian cooking products.

Thank Daffodil133
Bradenton, Florida
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99 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

our family took a nice ride from bradenton to sarasota for some real italian food....we had some pizza while we purchased italian soul food....mortadella...great cheese and bread manhattan special soda and more....all served with a smile and nice conversation....also very fair prices......we will be regular customers.......

1 Thank pete0628
Rye Brook, New York
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We go to Piccolo's when we visit Siesta Key and their daily specials are never a disappointment. The couple works hard at making customers feel welcome and well fed. The large wedges are enough for two and the chicken parm and sausage special are topped with a mellow and tasty red sauce. All food is prepared freshly and there is... More 

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Pine Ridge, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We went in to purchase some products, they all looked very nice. But they were busy with on one person serving customers. Everything look very gfood but over priced we can get the same quality items at our deli in Citrus county.

Thank Shadow2012
Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

From the deli to the kitchen this place is like visiting Italy. Antonio and Josephine prepare culinary delights for consumption on premises or 'to go'! ITS LIKE HOMEMADE ITALIAN, pasta, rabbe, sausage n peppers, pasta dishes, 'grinders' (subs) like the Tony Soprano...you can't miss.....EXCELLENT! Friendly atmosphere, great people, food and ...'baby it's authentic Italian'. Don't miss this one....'bravo.'

Thank Luigi R

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 13
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6518 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-923-2202
It is a market and a deli, with superb home-made food and a cafe serving gourmet sandwiches, fresh pizza, Deli Meat & Cheeses Imported and Domestic and a full line of Italian Groceries. And not to mention our own Homemade Sausage made daily.

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