Florida’s 1st Traditional, Neapolitan Pizzeria Est. 2009
Bavaro's - Sarasota
Sarasota Live Entertainment
We are thrilled and honored to be able to provide live entertainment for our guests in a safe and welcoming environment and, most importantly, to be able to support local musicians. As opportunities for touring continue to lessen, it is through community support that will help make the arts endure and thrive.
So, join us for from-scratch Italian created and inspired from 100 year-old family recipes while enjoying live entertainment under our large outdoor, covered patio in Downtown Sarasota near the historic courthouse!
We adhere to the ancient methods of Italian cooking. Our entire menu is crafted from scratch daily using only the highest quality ingredients.
- Gulf Oysters 6 for $12
- 12 for $24
parmesan, pecorino romano, garlic butter, crispy pancetta, wood-roasted
- Heirloom Bruschetta $7
ciabatta toast, whipped ricotta, heirloom tomato, basil
- Marinated Imported Italian Olives $8
whipped ricotta, orange, garlic, rosemary, ciabatta
- Ricotta Meatballs $12
beef, ricotta, pork and pancetta, crostini
- Garlic Bread $7
wood-fired dough, garlic, extra-virgin olive oil, oregano, parmigiano reggiano
(add melted cheese $2)
(served with bread, nuts, and fig jam)
Select any 3 for $18 | 5 for $24 | 7 for $31 | 10 for $46
Honey-Truffle Ricotta Jar $5 | Giardiniera $3 | Marinated Olive Jar $3 | Burrata Cheese $6
Sweet Soppressata | pork, dried, cured, rich, savory
Salame Piccante | pork, cured, spicy
Sweet Coppa | pork, dry-aged, mild
Point Reyes Toma | cow, semi-firm, creamy, buttery, U.S.
Piave DOP | cow, firm, full-bodied, sharp, Italy
Humbolt Fog | goat, soft-ripened, floral, creamy U.S.
Gorgonzola Dolce | cow, soft, sweet, fruity, Italy
(add chicken $5, shrimp $7, salmon $12)
- Verde $10
baby arugula, grape tomatoes, parmigiano reggiano, lemon, olive oil
- Mediterranean $11
baby spinach, grape tomatoes, red onion, feta cheese, fig vinaigrette
- Italian Chop Salad $14
romaine, red onion, tomato, olives, soppressata, chicken, parmesan, champagne vinaigrette
- Burrata Caprese $13
burrata cheese, heirloom tomatoes, basil pesto, extra virgin olive oil, pink peppercorn
- Wild Caught Salmon $24
fennel-coriander crusted salmon, fennel puree, sautéed spinach
- Vegetti $19
sautéed zucchini noodles, homemade spicy sausage, seared shrimp, pomodoro sauce
Authentic Neapolitan pizzas featuring hand stretched pizza dough using a 100 year old yeast culture.
(add follow your heart vegan mozzarella +$1)
- Margherita $14
san marzano tomato sauce, fior di latte, parmigiano reggiano, basil, evoo
- Americano $16
san marzano tomato sauce, fior di latte, pepperoni
- Diavola $17
san marzano tomato sauce, fior de latte, mixed peppers, spicy italian sausage, basil, chili oil
- Tre-Carne $18
san marzano tomato sauce, fior de latte, spicy fennel sausage, sweet soppressata, prosciutto cotto
- Prosciutto $17
san marzano tomato sauce, fior de latte, prosciutto cotto, fresno chili, red onion
- Funghi $16
san marzano tomato sauce, fior de latte, mushroom, garlic, basil, evoo
- Burrata $17
burrata, cherry tomato, arugula, prosciutto di parma, parmigiano reggiano, evoo
PASTARIA and CARNE
Handmade pasta made daily.
(select gluten free pastas available upon request)
- Braised Short Rib $25
chianti-braised short rib, creamy polenta, hazelnut gremolata
- Penne alla Vodka $17
pancetta, onion, cream, san marzano tomato, vodka sauce, penne pasta
- Spaghetti $18
fresh spaghetti, braised veal and pork meatballs, basil oil, parmigano reggiano
- Tagliatelle $21
fresh tagliatelle pasta, short rib ragu, san marzano tomato, red wine demi-glace
- Ravioli al Formaggio $19
homemade ravioli, mozzarella, parmigiano reggiano, ricotta cheese, vodka sauce
- Rigatoni al Funghi $21
rigatoni pasta, chicken, mushroom, sundried tomato, cream sauce, truffle oil, fried basil
- Cavatelli $21
cavatelli pasta, gulf shrimp, peas, mascarpone cheese, crispy prosciutto
Desserts are made from-scratch daily.
- Cannoli 1 for $4 | 3 for $10
homemade cannoli shell, sweet ricotta filling, powdered sugar
- Tiramisu $8
espresso, lady fingers, mascarpone cream, ghirardelli cocoa powder
- Nutella Pizza $9
wood-fired dough, nutella spread, powdered sugar
- Complimentary Birthday Nutella $9
wood-fired dough, nutella spread, powdered sugar with gelato and a sparkler
Allergy Statement: GF/V/VG items available upon request. Menu items may contain or come into contact
with wheat, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, and milk. For more information, please speak with a manager.
Order large Party Catering
The perfect way to enjoy large-party portions of your favorite hand-crafted dishes for any event.
Contact Bavaro's - Sarasota
Hours of Operation
Closed Monday / Tuesday-Thursday 5-9pm / Friday-Saturday 5-10pm / Sunday 5-9pm
Public parking on Main St., City parking lot adjacent to restaurant (Fletcher and Main), Handicap parking in rear of building.
Meet our Performers
Live music available Wednesdays – Sundays from 6:00 – 9:00 PM!
Please follow our Facebook page for performance dates of your favorite artist.
Currently in Downtown Sarasota, we have the following musicians in rotation:
– Natalia Bonfini, New-Aged Blues Musician
– Akiem Esdail, Jazz Guitarist
– Gustav Viehmeyer, Gypsy Jazz Guitarist
– The House Cats, Bebop and Swing Jazz Duo
– James Hyde, Award-winning singer and Performer