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Goodfellas Cafe & Winery

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4571 Clark Rd, Sarasota, FL 34233-3423
+1 941-922-9470
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11:00 - 22:00
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48 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I ordered: Meatballs Caesar salad Plain pizza We got three large meatballs. On the plus side: They were tender. However, on the minus side: the sauce tasted overcooked. Plus the sauce had an undertone taste I couldn't identify: was it wine? Oregano? Some beef flavor? Overcooked? Some unidentified spice? I don't know. It just didn't seem pleasant.... More 

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Thank CoolBreeze42
Sarasota, Florida
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Used TripAdvisor to find a place for lunch near by. This place popped up & we'd never been & thought we'd check it out. Cute little place. Since it was right at opening, the service was perfect, as we were the only ones there, lol. The server was very nice & helpful. Food was good, nothing that I'd travel to... More 

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Thank stacey m
Tallahassee, Florida
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165 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The pizza was thin-crust--very crispy and all fresh ingredients. Some of the best pizza ever. My hub got one with pepperoni, sausage, and mushroom and I have to say I liked it better than mine (Californian with artichokes and sun-dried tomatoes). The salad was outstanding with your choice of flavored oils and vinegars. We also took home spaghetti and meatballs... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Had my birthday lunch here. So good. Club panini with chips. Great house salad, and my husband had a margarita pizza. Best he has ever had. Will definitely be going back.

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Thank Cindy S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Some of the best Italian food I've ever had. My girlfriend got the chicken parm entree and I had the sausage parm entree. As the cook told us a "hearty" amount of food. It was all very good from the protein, to the garlic bread, to the fresh pasta. Truly authentic Italian.

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Thank Dylan B
Winer_Dave, Owner at Goodfellas Cafe & Winery, responded to this review

No one leaves hungry! Thank you for your review of us. See you next time! More 

Sarasota, Florida
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

If heaven were to serve pizza, I'm sure it would be just like the pie I had last night; I'm still swooning. Goodfellas has mastered perfection in the world of pizza. The crust is cracker thin & crisp; the sauce is balanced with the ideal blend of spices; the toppings are fresh and evenly distributed so every bite will be... More 

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Winer_Dave, Owner at Goodfellas Cafe & Winery, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words. We are a experienced team. Seriously, This has to be one of the kindest thing anyone has ever said about us. This, ladies and gentlemen, is why we opened our doors. We graciously thank pouncequick! More 

Nome, Alaska
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58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Spent a weekend camping at nearby Myakka River State Park, found ourselves here for lunch. Good gluten-free pizza and really good traditional pizza, thing crust and beefy meat toppings and just very flavorful. Wife had a glass of the house merlot, which they make themselves; it was good not great (oddly, it was served chilled), and they had an extensive... More 

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Thank MattyFitzAK
Winer_Dave, Owner at Goodfellas Cafe & Winery, responded to this review

We are very glad you enjoyed everything! We look forward to your next trip to see us! Thank you. More 

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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We have lived in Sarasota for 20 years and have several restaurants in town that we enjoy, but Goodfellas has quickly become our "go to" choice for a great meal. Dave and his team are a great bunch of young people who have a natural gift of hospitality and just plain and simple make delicious food! The atmosphere is like... More 

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Thank MrKite58
Winer_Dave, Owner at Goodfellas Cafe & Winery, responded to this review

Thank you very much for you kind words. We work hard and to read a review such as your is why we do what we do. We are always here for all our neighbors! Thank you Again. More 

Katy, Texas
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

I'm a native New Yorker and know good pizza. You get it here. Wait staff was a bit overwhelmed when we came, but did their very best so although a little slow, great service. Just couldn't get with the wines. I tried a couple and couldn't drink even the samples. Great coffee though!

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Thank Jtvha
Winer_Dave, Owner at Goodfellas Cafe & Winery, responded to this review

Thank you and we appreciate your review of us! More 

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44 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

After reading the reviews we gave Goodfellas a try. So glad we did. Bruschetta was fabulous. We also really enjoyed their red sauce. It was delicious. They enjoy using garlic so be forewarned. Restaurant is casual so don't plan on dressing up just enjoy great dinner.

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Thank Llcbarrett
Winer_Dave, Owner at Goodfellas Cafe & Winery, responded to this review

Thank you so much! And Garlic is the "spice of life"! HA HA HA! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Cuisine
Pizza, Italian
Meals
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
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?