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Goodfellas Cafe & Winery

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4571 Clark Rd, Sarasota, FL 34233-3423
+1 941-922-9470
16:00 - 21:00
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stopped in at Goodfellas at an odd time of day after running errands. We were warmly greeted by Savannah, the server who was obviously on prep duty for dinner service. But throughout our 90 minutes at Goodfellas, Savannah was knowledgeable and attentive. She made several good recommendations and offered to provide samples of any wine, olive... More 

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

We are very happy you enjoyed your dinner with us. We are very proud of Savannah as she is our newest Family member. She is very gracious of your review! Thank you and we look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Parrish, Florida
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126 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend suggested this place and so I decided to try it for lunch. My friend and I split a small house salad, California Dream Pizza & Gelato. We each had a glass of homemade wine all for under $32 dollars. When you get a salad you get to make your own dressing, all oil & vinegar based but there... More 

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

Thank you! We will be awaiting your return More 

Sarasota, Florida
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85 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is not a fancy place, but the Pizza, Salad & Beer was Good. The server was nice, attentive & friendly. We'd go back again, but beware, skip the Gelato, it was old & rubbery...

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UNcle V, General Manager at Goodfellas Cafe & Winery, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your visit with us! Sorry about the Gelato we are teaching our younger stff how to maintain it. But our local suppier just sent us a fresh batch today! More 

Charleston, South Carolina
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Needed lunch before golf, but didn't want a "chain " arrived just ahead of a lunch crowd, Dave the owner/ chef stopped by and explained there home made, local ingredients. I had ravioli with pesto sauce, and my wife had primivera pizza, both very good with fresh ingredients.

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

SO glad you enjoyed everything! Hope you had a good game after! More 

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51 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was great and the service was ok. The food tasted fresh and with great flavor. I had the cheese sticks (though they are more like a little cakes). Wish they had cooked longer for a more crispy outside. Sadly they were placed on a lettuce leaf and the moisture made the bottom of the breading soggy, and the... More 

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

Thank you for your kind review. We have made changes to our "cheese stix" since reading your review. We gave it an upgrade with a little more breading for more crunch. This sauce being cold was not up to our standards, and for that the Chefs apologize. Very glad you enjoyed our pizza though! And yes we do make it... More 

Madison Heights, Michigan
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our second visit to Goodfellas. The owner is the nicest person! He is willing to help with all explainations of the wine. He makes great suggestions on tastings based on what you ask. Wine is good as are the prices. Will visit him on our next trip.

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

Look forward to seeing you next year! Always a pleasure! More 

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123 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Never a let down. Awesome wood fired pizza- the Boston is my favorite. This is their award winning pizza & understandably so. Pepperoni, sausage , mushroom & extra cheese. We also tried The Wiseguy pizza which has capicola, genoa salami & prosciutto. These are big pizzas so you will have plenty to take home for your family at home. Our... More 

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

Glad you love it! Dont tell the other pizza's but the Boston is my favorite too! Thank you for your kind words! More 

Newtown, Pennsylvania
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195 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We were recommended to try Goodfellas because they have thin-crust pizza. So glad we decided to try it out. Since most of the places in this area serve thick, doughy pizza, it was such a nice, refreshing change to eat Goodfellas pizza. We also split a salad that was huge, good thing we each didn't order one. They make their... More 

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

We agree on the thick dough...YUCK! Glad you enjoy our pizza! Thank you More 

Sarasota, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Our favorite place to eat in Sarasota. Everything is homemade. Owner is the nicest and enjoy seeing him.

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

Thank you so much! More 

Sarasota Florida
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131 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

A bottle of red and a pizza! Love the thin brick oven pizza. We tried a bottle of Amarone , it was good for homemade. You can try the wines to see if you like it before ordering it. We will be back

Thank Cathy333P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 25
Pizza, Italian
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, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?