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Lunch - Dinner - Catering
Lunch - Dinner - Catering / Pizza Near You
PizzaSRQ has a great variety of lunch selections for dining in or taking out. Choose from a variety of salads, pitas, subs and personal pizzas. Eating at regular intervals, and eating lunch, is vital to a healthy, balanced daily diet.
Choose from appetizers, soups, salads, pizzas, lasagna, eggplant, chicken/veal parmesan, or build your own pasta dish. Go ahead and share your dinner with family and friends to catch up and talk while we provide you with great food.
PizzaSRQ Catering will graciously orchestrate any event with delicious food, an artful presentation and courteous service. We look forward to adding you to our list of satisfied clients who appreciate the attention and love we put into every order.
About the Owner John Tatum
As a 5th generation Sarasotan, John Tatum brings his love for good food, excellent quality and service and a commitment to serve the community in which he was raised, directly from his kitchen to your table. John has over 25 years of experience in family-owned and operated restaurants, and his PizzaSRQ restaurant offers a full line of specialties for dine-in, delivery and take-out, as well as complete party planning and catering for events both large and small.
John grew up in the restaurant business and understands the importance maintaining the level of quality and service that his customers have come to expect. John’s first jobs were in some of Sarasota’s most outstanding restaurants, where he fine-tuned his people skills and learned the value of superlative customer service. His “graduate training” was under the direct tutelage of the longtime owner of Demetrio’s of Sarasota. In 2001, John opened D’Aritino’s in Bradenton (named after his three children: Demi, Ari, and Tino), where he served the public and Manatee community for several years.
Once back in Sarasota, John opened PizzaSRQ in April of 2011 at its current location. Here he continues to create, grow, meet your food desires, and team up with schools and organizations to help build a stronger community. John is proud of his Sarasota heritage and its traditions of educational support and community service—this is a cornerstone of his business operations.
Best Pizza in Sarasota
We provide a broad range of cultural cuisines to satisfy every customer’s tastes. Whether you are looking for the best pizza in town or prefer a fitness-friendly meal, our authentic Italian selections are exactly what you need. PizzaSRQ is renowned for not only its award-winning pizza, Italian and Greek specialties, but also for its outstanding value and service. Let our chef and attentive staff dazzle you with their “Outside the Box” creativity for both daily specials and catering options.
We are happy to work with you to provide a delicious meal for any occasion--your quick lunch, a family dinner, Dad's night to cook, pizza party, wedding, or any other time you want to enjoy not having to cook.
PizzaSRQ & Community
PizzaSRQ is active with many organizations in the Sarasota Community. John currently works with each local high school’s sports teams as well as the County’s middle and elementary schools. He believes that he, and his restaurant, are at their best when they are helping others.
“Although financial success is the prime objective of any business enterprise, I believe this success is attained by offering outstanding products and service, recognizing that every person is a potential customer, and contributing to the community of which you are a part,” John said. “My primary goal is to have a healthy, successful company that is a leader in customer service, has a loyal customer following, and is recognized for its community service to schools, civic organizations, and efforts to make the area thrive.”