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Rico's Pizzeria

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1902 Bay Rd, Sarasota, FL 34239-6903
+1 941-366-8988
Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Sarasota
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76 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After three visits I feel confident that this restaurant has finally managed to hit the bottom of the barrel. Two pizzas and two soggy crusts. A margarita pizza and a meat-lovers pizza fell far short on taste. On the last trip I tried the lasagna and that was a revelation. The amount of meat in the lasagna could be measured... More 

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Thank Drfred39
Phoenix, Arizona
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212 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a recent vacation we visited Rico's with friends. Our friends are Italian and had recommended Rico's as a great local find. We dropped by one evening for pizza and salads and loved it! The pizza was delicious. The crust was a delicious crusty, chewy type with plenty of toppings and great flavor. The salads were large. Our server was... More 

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Thank jchuran83
Sarasota, Florida
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Sometimes great sometimes not. When good it is great. When bad it's disappointing. Wait staff not great. Could be a great neighborhood restaurant.

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Thank Patricia S
Sarasota, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

I have tried and tried to find pizza I like in Florida.. I finely found it here !!! And it doesn't stop there the Calzones are to die for along with the pasta. Everything is very very good!!

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Thank pam816
Florida
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244 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I got caught up in thei advertisement that they're the best pizza South of Jersey. I'm pretty much a pizza snob so thought I'd give it a chance. I have found a number of places that only offer pies this place is fairly busy.. while I was there people called on the phone ordering food to pick up It's a... More 

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Thank Katya m
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

After having a few disappointing visits last year with both dine in and take outs this evening exceeded my expectations. The pizza was on point. The marinara sauce with my raviolis was the best I've had in over ten years. The focaccia bread was fresh and so delicious. I ordered for take out because I was exhausted after a pretty... More 

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Siesta Key, Florida
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Rico's pizza is excellent especially if you order and eat right there as it's piping hot and tasty but the garlic knots are amazing! We went in late in the evening and wanted to take garlic knots home and were given freshly made knots with the garlic and oil mix on the side so we could bake them ourselves from... More 

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Thank elizabeth128i
Sarasota, Florida
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Showed up tonight at 920pm. Stood around for 10 minutes before pizza cook finally came to counter apologetically and went to grab female employee from patio. She then refused to take our order because kitchen closed at 930. Website says 10pm close. Door says 10pm close. Attitude of female employee was horrible. I order delivery from here 2 to 3x... More 

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Thank Chris F
Sarasota, Florida
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36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

I always enjoy a good pizza. I also enjoy good service. I have been going to Rico's for several years and the last time was very disappointing. My server was distracted. The girls working there were busy showing each other videos of their latest night out. My food arrived eventually. It was not that great and a bit under cooked.... More 

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Thank Jeme1207
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

I recently bought a new car at Sunset Chevy and they did not have my paperwork ready so Sunset gave my son and I a free voucher for lunch at Ricco's. We went over and sat down, the service was exceptional. The waitress serving us was pleasant and knowledgeable of the items on the menu. I chose to have a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1902 Bay Rd, Sarasota, FL 34239-6903
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-366-8988

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