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Piccolo Italian Market & Deli

6518 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231
+1 941-923-2202
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Closes in 25 min
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.All hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
6518 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is great the service is impeccable. You can really feel the desire by this establishment to deliver a pleasing experience. It is casual relaxed and an enjoyable experience every time I eat there. Thank You to owners and the staff.

Thank u812Zorro
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you crave a slice of Italian delight, visit Piccolo Italian market in Gulf Gate. Their wedges-especially their chicken and meat ball parm- just hit the spot. You can even order different sizes depending on your appetite and their red sauce makes the dishes so...More

1  Thank daiseymae10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I managed to get out with my lasagne to heat up later without succumbing to the delicious aromas. Deli meats, other Italian delicacies as well as Italian grocery items. There are a few tables to eat at if you choose. Late on a Saturday afternoon...More

Thank finfun
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ranked #40 in Sarasota.. You have to search years of reviews before you see anything negative about this place. Maybe because they are a Market/Deli.. For Market/Deli they are number 1... Spotless clean, Fantastic Food, Ownership works hard and everybody I send there thank me...More

Thank zac7474
Reviewed 10 January 2018

We had lunch here today. The people were friendly and the place is clean. The chicken parm and meatball parm sandwiches were excellent, served promptly and obviously made fresh. The fresh Italian bread is terrific. We ordered the large size and had to bring two...More

Thank Jack H
Antonio D, General Manager at Piccolo Italian Market & Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review Jack.

Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

I preordered a vegetable lasagna and eggplant rollatini. My family said it was the best Christmas Day dinner ever. The owner was extremely helpful and used gluten free noodles for the lasagna. You absolutely could not tell the difference. What a wonderful meal!

Thank Lenore Brugger
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Everything on lunch menu is good if not great , sandwiches to die for salads great , pasta dishes especially if they have pasta with broccoli rabe n sausage can’t be beat . Eggplant parmigiana sandwich and chicken cutlets with broccoli rabe would bring tears...More

Thank P7222KUjamesh
Antonio D, Owner at Piccolo Italian Market & Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

Thank you for the great review.

Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

This is a small family run Italian deli. The food is authentic, delicious and reasonably priced. The service was great and the coffee was delicious. They also have authentic Italian sauces and pasta near the seating area. The food was hot and served fresh. I...More

Thank testdriver721
Antonio D, Owner at Piccolo Italian Market & Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2017

Thank you for the wonderful review.

Reviewed 8 November 2017

Want a great and interesting sandwich in the Venice/Sarasota area, this is the place. Great bread and delicious meats. Try the Godfather ...... Excellent

Thank MB_Hawkins
Antonio D, Owner at Piccolo Italian Market & Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Thank you for the wonderful review.

Reviewed 19 October 2017

Whenever I'm not in the mood to fix a pasta dish, going to Piccolo Italian market is the best way to enjoy some fast fresh and tasty Italian dishes. The cooking is home made and the service is always friendly. The pizzas and the fresh...More

Thank rockypolit
Antonio D, Owner at Piccolo Italian Market & Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2017

Thank you for the wonderful review.

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Questions & Answers
27 March 2017|
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Response from Antonio D | Property representative |
Yes you can but we are closed on Monday's.
Fran M
31 January 2017|
Response from Antonio D | Property representative |
Yes we do. Just go to our website and down load our menu. piccolomarket Scroll down and their is a link to our menu on the left side. Usually 1-2 days should be fine.
John D
23 December 2016|
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Response from Antonio D | Property representative |
Sorry john we don't have any large cans of clams. We only have small cans of LA Monica chopped clams. Buon Natale
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$13
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
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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