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Rico's Pizzeria, Gulf Gate

Our Story 

It all began when I had a passion to create the best pizza in Sarasota

Mark Riley - Owner
Rico's Rewards

I'm Mark Riley, the owner of Rico's Pizza in Gulf Gate. We opened on May 29, 1999, it feels like yesterday. We are family owned. We make everything to order, so you may change, add, subtract, anything you like. Pizza dough is made fresh daily on our premises and hand tossed to order. If you can describe a dish you would like~we will prepare it for you. Please ask and enjoy.

Side Note: If we ever error in your eyes please contact me, I want you to be more than "satisfied" I want you to be "delighted"

And don't forget, join our Rewards Program, click the logo above, for details of special offers.

Below is a fun little video commercial we run on SNN Local News 6 Sunday mornings created by and to support

Ponto Lambert's ART of Healing Project !
Come tell us what you think. (Not really, just come get a slice or maybe a cheesecake)

Private Events


Party Catering And Buffet Services

We can cater your next event. Join us and let us help you in putting together the perfect pizza party: for dine-in or take-out. Great for occasions of any type. We specialize in orders for birthdays, luncheons, dinners, school events, after school events and corporate events. Let our staff help you construct the perfect menu for your special event.


Hawaiian Pizza
BBQ Chicken Pizza
Sausage Peppers and Onions Sub
Chicken Picata
Chicken Parmesan
Steak and Cheese Sub
Seafood Pasta
House Salad
Home Made Cannoli
Riley's Home Made Cheesecake
Big Richie Challenge

The BIG Richie Challenge

Big Richie Challenge

Are you up to a serious challenge? The kind of challenge that only pizzeria heroes are made of? If you are, then step forward! All you need is one friend, 45 minutes and a BIG appetite as the pizza only weighs 12lbs. If you and your friend can finish this monster pie, your meal if FREE!

Plus, just for trying, you'll get a cool T-Shirt to remember the day!

Click here for full details and rules

Location & Hours

Rico's Pizzeria
(941) 922-9604


6547 Gateway Avenue

Gulf Gate, Sarasota, FL 34231



Open every day from

11am to 10pm


Looking to join our team in Gulf Gate? Click here for details.

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