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“Some good, some bad”

Matzaluna The Italian Kitchen
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Child-friendly, Groups
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Home of Sanibel's only wood-fired pizza. Large selection of local and hyper local craft beers. Gluten free pasta and pizza as well as vegan options.
Reviewed 28 June 2018

We’ve frequented Matzaluna since we started vacationing on Sanibel 15 years ago. The joys of vacation, drawing with crayons on the paper on the table….

We both started with side salads. Ingredients were fresh. I ordered and enjoyed the eggplant parmesan. Portion was plentiful. My husband had the wood fired shrimp and garlic white pizza. His advice, don’t order it. The shrimp tasted like it came from a frozen plastic bag. Nothing about the pizza was enjoyable. We will give Matzaluna another try on a future vacation, but will steer clear of any seafood there.

Thank jen829
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TimbersofSanibel, General Manager at Matzaluna The Italian Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Jen, thanks for the review. Sorry to hear that the pizza disappointed. Let us know next time and we will comp it. BTW: DO try Chef Sal's Salmon entree next time....killer.

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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Awesome!!! Tried two different pizzas and both were amazing. The pizza caprese was really good!!! Great crust and not heavy!!! The warm bread with the house roasted garlic was really really good!!! We will be back.

Thank JJbartolotta
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TimbersofSanibel, Manager at Matzaluna The Italian Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Thank you for the positive comments! Yep, that roasted garlic IS good!
See you again!

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Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner and drinks along with fast and helpful server. Mommas Chicken was wonderful and the Crab Bisque was outstanding! Thanks Eka!

Thank Chris J
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TimbersofSanibel, Manager at Matzaluna The Italian Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Chris,
Great to have you! You chose a couple of the more popular items to enjoy. Will acknowledge Eka with your comments!

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Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Food was great. Pizza is wood fired cooked and has a lot of different options besides pizza. Family friendly restaurant

Thank klukan
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

This is the place to go for Italian.AWESOME.the service is fantastic..Happy hour 4 to 6. Right on Periwinkle Lane

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Thank Nancy E
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TimbersofSanibel, General Manager at Matzaluna The Italian Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Short and sweet! Thank you for the kind words!

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