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Pizza Chef

5501 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL 34232-6416
+1 941-378-1126
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“calzone” (5 reviews)
“subs” (3 reviews)
“salads” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza
5501 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL 34232-6416
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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Hands down best calzone I have ever had.my colleague had meat lovers stromboli he is very picky. Said best he has ever had was going back to get one to take to his wife.garlic knots are pretty dang good also.not sure about pizza not had...More

Reviewed 25 February 2017

I've eaten 1,000 calzones in my life - this is the BEST one I've ever tasted - and I oredered it again a few weeks later, and it was delicious again. Their pizza is thick and cheesy. Their garlic cheese bread is awesome. They make...More

Thank Findit999
Reviewed 21 July 2016

My wife and I had dinner there two days ago. We have been there many times over the years. As soon as we walked in the owner knew what we wanted. Food is really excellent, service excellent as well. I highly recommend this place. It...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 18 May 2016

My best friend treated me to a "TRIPLE MEAT" Stromboli with cheese, and even though I have tasted some great strombolis all over the world, this was by far the meatiest, tastiest one EVER!!!! I can't thank her enough for introducing me to this gem....More

3  Thank mamamia70
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

We love stopping in for a slice & a soda. Their pizza is sooooo delicious & NY/NJ authentic. Their menu has delicious items & Italian meals but I've only tried their pizza. If the rest is as good as their pizza, I'd say it's worth...More

Thank pjorcutt
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Delicious hand made Italian - pizzas, pastas, salads and subs. The salads and calzones are amazing! Owners are friendly and very welcoming.

Thank Bankjob67
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Stopped by for late night dinner one night and saw PIZZA - no other name on outside. Ordered mushroom, onion & sausage pizza and it was good.

Thank Ronald G
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Walk in and order a x-tra large slice of pizza on the go while shopping. The thin well fired crust made this cheese pizza really good with lots of cheese, just wish I could walk down the street with a cold beer to help enjoy...More

Thank Steve O
Reviewed 11 November 2015

This place is one of my go to restaurants for lunch. The soup specials are fantastic, as are the salads, subs and pizza. They had a Garlic and Spinach soup yesterday that was fantastic. The Antipasto Salad is huge and delicious as well.

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

A shopping trip to Target meant a hungry family needed urgent sustenance. Pizza Chef was close and really came up trumps. Stromboli was delicious. Crispy case and tasty filling with lots of red sauce. What's not to like? Rest had various pizzas which were all...More

Thank RickyB2003
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5501 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL 34232-6416
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-378-1126