Restaurants in Sarasota

Best Restaurants

Clasico Italian Chophouse 1341 Main St, Sarasota American • $$
1341 Main St, Sarasota

“Quisiera expresar mi gratitud hacia nuestro mesero ANDREI por su excelente servicio durante nuestra visita. Su atención fue impecable, siempre atento a nuestras necesidades y brindando recomendaciones acertadas. Su amabilidad y profesionalismo hicieron que nuestra experiencia fuera aún más placentera. ¡Gracias por hacer de nuestra comida una experiencia memorable!"”

4.7 Superb326 Reviews
Ama La Vita 1551 Main St, Sarasota Italian • $$
1551 Main St, Sarasota

“This place was recommended so we thought we’d check it out with some friends. In summary, the food was OK. The noise level was a little high in the dining room. Wait staff very good. Ambiance fair.For appetizers, we ordered And shared the Rice ball, Bruschetta and the PEI muscles. The cheese ball was interesting but for the life of me I could not find any of the meat that said it had. The PEI mussels were undersized, and the white sauce had almost no flavor. Bruschetta pretty average.For main courses, we ordered the Amatriciana, the flounder, the Carbonara, and the grilled veal chop. Portions on all these were good and the presentation OK but not inspiring. The veal chop was a little raw around the bone. Flavors on all were OK.The tables in the main dining room are small and a little bit close as a result of noise level was a little high when the restaurant got crowded. There is a good wine selection, but no spirits.The highlight of the meal for me was the coconut cake for dessert. It was excellent with great flavor.Our server did a good job. She was cordial and attentive, but not overbearing. The food came out after a reasonable amount of time and was warm.With several glasses of wine our bill came out to $258 before tip which I felt was a bit on the pricey side.”

4.8 Superb298 Reviews
Dolce Italia - Italian Restaurant Sarasota 6551 Gateway Ave, Sarasota Italian • $$
6551 Gateway Ave, Sarasota

“absolutely wonderful everything we ate was great the people were wonderful the atmosphere was right on for an Italian style restaurant. planning on going back again”

4.8 Superb279 Reviews
Meliora 1920 Hillview St, Sarasota Cocktail Bar • $$$
1920 Hillview St, Sarasota

“My family very much enjoyed our dinner at Meliora! Every plate was delicious, especially the duck, tomatoes, gnocchi, raw scallops, and desserts! The service was also amazing! I would highly recommend.”

4.7 Superb149 Reviews
Siegfried's Restaurant and German Biergarten 1869 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota German • $$
1869 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota

“Beautiful restaurant and beergarden.Fantastic menu and the best german food I’ve ever had.Fantastic and accommodating staff.Authentic and outstanding beer list as well.We will be back and back”

4.9 Superb139 Reviews
Speaks Clam Bar 29 N Boulevard of the Presidents, Sarasota Seafood • $$
29 N Boulevard of the Presidents, Sarasota

“Amazing service and amazing food. The home made pasta and the other dishes were light and enjoyable to have. Reasonably priced too. Was surprised that it was at that price point after the meal with how high quality it was.Parking: Lots of parking.”

4.6 Superb164 Reviews

Restaurants by Cuisine

Michael's On East 1212 S East Ave, Sarasota American • $$$
1212 S East Ave, Sarasota

“Michael's on East (MOE) is one of the best fine dining establishments in Sarasota and has been in business for nearly 40 years. Ive been a customer for nearly 30 of those 40 years and despite its maturity, MOE is still hot, hopping and a crowd pleaser for those who enjoy great food, wines and service. During its nearly four decades, MOE has been wowing patrons with its fine cuisine, decor, and outstanding service. Don't be surprised if you see actors, comedians and musicians who might be performing at the Van Wezel during the winter season, sitting next to you because the concierge at their hotel recommended MOE as one of the desirable restaurants for a sensational meal, wine and service. MOE is rich in Sarasota heritage and is the perfect choice to celebrate a special occasion with that very special guest or guests. It's a delight in every way.”

4.6 Superb815 Reviews

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KOJO

KOJO 1289 N Palm Ave, Sarasota Japanese • $$$
1289 N Palm Ave, Sarasota

“We went to this restaurant for my daughters birthday. She had been there previously for her husband‘s birthday, so she wanted to go back for hers. All in all the service was excellent, very attentive. I can’t say I wasn’t happy with my food because he asked my daughter if she wanted her steak medium rare that she had and he didn’t ask me if I wanted my steak on my Noodles meet them where are we are done so when it came, it was medium rare I can’t eat me to where I feel like blood in my mouth so I asked him to go back and make it well done so they actually went back and literally bought the meat to every bite that I took take it tasted like burnt grill Choco pie crispy very unhappy with my meal very dissatisfied but other than that my daughter like to hurtful my son-in-law like this food oh my granddaughter, she did not eat her food but all in all it was OK experience just not happy with my food”

4.6 Superb150 Reviews

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Beso

Beso 30 S Lemon Ave, Sarasota Tapas • $$
30 S Lemon Ave, Sarasota

“Perfect addition to the Sarasota restaurant scene!We made it for dinner on a Friday night along with another couple. Parked nearby at the State Street Garage. We were warmly greeted when we arrived. The restaurant has two floors with the second floor overlooking the ground floor dining room and large rectangular bar. The entire first floor is floor to ceiling glass with a great view of Lemon street activities. Nice vibe and it's not overly loud inside.Our Initial seating upstairs was not to our liking (a little closed in) and we were able to move to a table on the sidewalk out-front (which made for great people watching). Although it's on the street the traffic is light and slow and there's pedestrians coming and going. It was also a beautiful evening out.This is a Tapas restaurant and the menu features many different to pick from along with shareable Paella dishes. To start we ordered 4 tapas to share (Pan Con Tomate, Pollo Ajillo, Croquetas, Alcahofas Fritas) and the Mariscos Paella (which takes about 45 minutes). We also ordered a pitcher of the Sangria Rusbusto which has additional 12 yr brandy to add depth to the flavor. Good portion and great flavor for 3 of us that were drinking.The tapas were delivered to the table in sequential fashion which was nice as it gave a chance to try each one with out rushing. The portions were sometimes 3, 4 or 5 pieces so with 4 of we split what what was already portioned out. Regardless, the flavors were all amazing and the portions good for a Tapa. After the initial Tapas and while waiting for the paella we also ordered the Spanish Grilled cheese. It was by far my favorite with the bread crunchy and the melted Manchego cheese and spicy aioli giving it a burst of flavor with a kick. I'd come for happy hour and just get the Grilled Cheese in the future.About this time the hot pan of paella showed up. Nice presentation with the prawns on the top and good depth of flavor on the rice portion of the dish intermixed with seafood. I've eaten plenty of paella and this one was tight up there.For desert we opted to split the Flan. It's made differently from flan I've had in the past. A lot lighter and creamy with a good flavor.About the time we were finishing up the Manager (Ashley) came by to query about our meal. After small talk and her raving about the cheesecake she comp'd us one. It was excellent.Throughout the meal Carolina, our waitress, did a great job. She was very knowledgeable on the menu and answered all our questions. She never rushed us and was attentive but not overly.We had heard a lot about Beso before coming and it exceeded our expectations. The ambiance, service and food were excellent. Kudos to the staff for making our meal with our friends memorable. Not sure who's cooking there but the Head Chef and kitchen staff should be commended for the quality, presentation and taste of everything we had.We'll be back!”

4.6 Superb148 Reviews

Restaurants with Delivery

Seasons 52 170 University Town Center Dr Suite 103, Sarasota Steak House • $$
170 University Town Center Dr Suite 103, Sarasota

“Updated 3/30/24 with more photos.We visited my parents in Sarasota and this was our first time at Seasons 52. We loved it! The atmosphere was awesome, the food was great!I love their scallops, they are just perfect along with the risotto. On a more recent visit 3/24/24) they had asparagus with the Scallops instead of the broccoli.My parents love the Salmond salad, but my dad commented that on our most recent trip (3/24/24) that the salmon was a little dry.From 3/24/24, my husband said the lamb was good but a little chewy, he had to chew a lot.There is plenty of parking in the parking lot on either side of the mall.Parking: The Sarasota restaurant is located in a shopping mall, so there’s lots of free parking.”

4.6 Superb577 Reviews
Tripletail Seafood & Spirits 4870 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota Seafood • $$
4870 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota

“We tried Tripletail for the first time and it did not disappoint. Our stunning server, Lily, was very attentive and knowledgeable. My husband tried a smoked bourbon and said it was very good, I had a tasty white sangria. We shared the shrimp and crab dip app. Our entrees were delicious. We had the tripletail, and we highly recommend this. I had the crab stuffed shrimp and they were equally as good. We highly recommend visiting Tripletail Seafood in Sarasota.”

4.6 Superb470 Reviews
Vino Vino Restaurant 2063 Siesta Dr, Sarasota Italian • $$
2063 Siesta Dr, Sarasota

“Highly recommend…food and fun…its one thing to have great food…its another to make it fun…you will step into another universe…well done..big fan..10 stars”

4.9 Superb109 Reviews

Outdoor Dining

Ka Papa Cuisine 100% plant-based & vegan 1830 S Osprey Ave Suite 104, Sarasota Vegan • $$
1830 S Osprey Ave Suite 104, Sarasota

“This was such a wonderful meal! My wife & I traveled all the way down from Tampa because we are lacking sit-down, plant-based restaurants in our area. Ka Papa did not disappoint! Everything was delicious, and the service was excellent as well. Highly recommend, even if you aren’t plant-based!”

4.8 Superb143 Reviews
Veronica Fish and Oyster 1830 S Osprey Ave, Sarasota Seafood • $$$
1830 S Osprey Ave, Sarasota

“We went last night for dinner, and from the table the service, the food and the cocktails my girlfriend and I were very satisfied !Crab cake and Branzino was just perfect!”

4.6 Superb356 Reviews
Athens Family Restaurant Brunch, Burgers, Steak, Chops and Seafood The Colannade Plaza, 2300 Bee Ridge Road # 301, Sarasota American • $$
The Colannade Plaza, 2300 Bee Ridge Road # 301, Sarasota

“We found this little place on line and were missing our Greek places from back in NY. We picked a day that someone hit a power pole so no lights. That did not stop them from serving, all but the soda machine. Amazing Gyro and Chicken Slovakia. Our server was a sweetheart and made sure everyone was taken care. Best Pita we have had in a while!!!! Thank you for making lemonade of or lemons!!!!”

4.7 Superb187 Reviews

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La Violetta 4837 Swift Rd, Sarasota Italian • $$$
4837 Swift Rd, Sarasota

“Simply said, PHENOMENAL! Emelio, Rosie and staff are fantastic! The food is sensational! I certainly think it’s one the best restaurants in Sarasota! Bravo!! Can’t wait to go back!”

4.6 Superb335 Reviews
Walt's Fish Market Restaurant 4144 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota Seafood • $$
4144 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota

“This is ALWAYS a favorite! You can’t beat the food, and the service is AMAZING! We had a bit of a wait tonight. However: 1) It was worth the wait. And 2) the staff was very kind during our wait. In fact, they were bringing complimentary hush puppies out for everyone waiting. This place is one of those places in Sarasota that you absolutely cannot miss!”

4.6 Superb323 Reviews
Roessler's Restaurant 2033 Vamo Way, Sarasota Modern European • $$$
2033 Vamo Way, Sarasota

“Food was fantastic and our server Abbey was wonderful. Very attentive and gave us great suggestions. We had the lobster appetizer, followed by soup and salad. For entree my husband had the Steak Diane and I had the crispy duck. We finished with chocolate mousse for dessert. So decadent! We will definitely keep it on the list for special occasions. A little too pricey for every weekend option.”

4.6 Superb309 Reviews

24 Hour Restaurants

Shore St. Armands 465 John Ringling Blvd #200, Sarasota American • $$
465 John Ringling Blvd #200, Sarasota

“I gave Shore 4 stars for not for the food but for the atmosphere. It's a sexy cool spot in heart of St. Armand's Circle. The staff was friendly. We went at 2pm thinking we'd missed the lunch crowd. The place was still packed. We only had to wait 15-20 minutes though. Drinks were great, had the Bee Keeper, Barrel Aged Cocktail and Espresso Martini. Started with the Crispy Bao Buns. I got the Tuna Tartare as my entree, hubs had the Faroe Island Salmon, you can see by his empty plate (forgot to take a before pic) that he enjoyed it. The tuna tartare was fresh and light. I feel there is "always something" good, bad or indifferent when dining out. My "always something" for Shore was the crispy bao buns. I know it says it in the name but I think one of the great thing about bao buns is the pillowy goodness and these crispy ones just missed the mark for me. All in all Shore is a great place to go grab a bite while shopping St. Armands Circle.”

4.5 Superb154 Reviews
Namo Izakaya Ramen & Yakitori 1439 Main St, Sarasota Japanese • $$
1439 Main St, Sarasota

“Had a truly wonderful experience at this new ramen place in downtown Sarasota. Impeccable service, delicious food, and wonderful presentation. So happy we have such a great place in downtown Sarasota. Run don’t walk.”

4.8 Superb113 Reviews
481 Gourmet 481 N Orange Ave, Sarasota American • $$$
481 N Orange Ave, Sarasota

“We enjoyed a fabulous dinner. Barbara was attentive and took very good care of us; as did all the staff. The food was fresh, well presented and very flavorful. Highly recommend and we shall return.”

4.6 Superb268 Reviews

Takeout Restaurants

Rosemary And Thyme 511 N Orange Ave, Sarasota American • $$
511 N Orange Ave, Sarasota

“I can’t say enough good about Rosemary and Thyme! The food and drinks are wonderful, and the service is next level. From management to bartenders to servers- such positive interactions, attention to detail, and thoughtfulness. We always book on open table, and typically go for special occasions, and they’ve made it so special each time!”

4.5 Superb918 Reviews
Owen's Fish Camp 516 Burns Ct, Sarasota Seafood • $$
516 Burns Ct, Sarasota

“WOW! We went last night while in town for a soccer tournament in Tampa.. Drove out to Sarasota to visit family and my cousin suggested here... and WOW the food was AMAZING! The service was FANTASTIC. The atmosphere was even better. This place is a must while in town!”

4.6 Superb249 Reviews
Peru 941 1537 Main St, Sarasota Peruvian • $$
1537 Main St, Sarasota

“Absolutely delicious, authentic, and incredible Peruvian food. Ken was our host and spoke with so much passion about the menu, it was very contagious. The Fish Ceviche is to die for, and by far our favorite kind of ceviche. We got the Pescado a lo Macho and Seco de Carne. The yellow pepper sauce for the Pescado was perfectly balanced with flavor and the slightest sweetness. The Seco de Carne was perfection, the beef and beans had been slow cooked for hours and melted in my mouth.I usually go for Lomo Saltado (get Lomo if you haven’t had Peruvian before) but wanted to branch out more and this was the perfect alternative.We also tried the Suspiro, which is a small sweet dessert that’s a Peruvian favorite.Overall an amazing experience, I wish I had a second stomach to just keep on eating but I was scared I’d burst if I had any more. We will for sure be back!”

4.8 Superb105 Reviews

Drive-Thru Restaurants

Duval's Fresh. Local. Seafood. 1435 Main St, Sarasota Seafood • $$
1435 Main St, Sarasota

“The seafood sampler was delicious- the scallops melt in your mouth like butter. The ocean scampi was good, but the garlic was a bit overpowering. Pleasant staff and comfortable outdoor seating… it was nice for a higher end meal.”

4.5 Superb690 Reviews
Clayton's Siesta Grille 1256 Old Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota Seafood • $$
1256 Old Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota

“They have a 5 star team and work together flawlessly. Not one employee passed by our table without stopping if it looked like something needed cleared. Fred (our waiter) was quirky, kind, and delightful! Best waiter we had all week! The food was fresh, flavorful, and delicious. 3rd round of mussels this week at other restaurants and Clayton’s was by far the BEST. The Clayton salad is light and the dressing is tasty. The butter they serve with the bread is different than any I’ve tasted and I could eat it with a spoon. The crab cakes were excellent and seared to perfection. The scallops melt in your mouth. We WILL be back.”

4.5 Superb576 Reviews
La Dolce Vita 2704 Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota Italian • $$
2704 Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota

“Excellent Italian food in a cozy atmosphere. Homemade pasta. Really good fresh bread. Owners are lovely. Great wine list. Beer list was interesting. No cocktails. Wine and beer only. The staff was very impressive.”

4.7 Superb129 Reviews

Fine Dining

SPEARFISH GRILLE 1265 Old Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota Seafood • $$
1265 Old Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota

“My uncle Tim recommended that my family and I check Spearfish out. We spent a long weekend in Siesta Key and this was by far the best food we had! It wasn’t “touristy” like a lot of other places nearby - it was just GOOD. The food Eric cooked on the green egg was some of the best I’ve ever had. We will definitely be back.”

4.6 Superb205 Reviews
Samurai Japanese Fusion 1936 Hillview St, Sarasota Sushi Bar • $$
1936 Hillview St, Sarasota

“Wonderful experience each time we are visiting, doing such a remarkable job for a newly opened restaurant! The Staff go out of their way to please customers and are gracious to offer a welcoming dish as a treat each time you'll visit! Presentation is superb with mini LED light & Orchids flowers... Quality is fresh & good... A pleasure to have this restaurant in our neighborhood!...”

4.7 Superb126 Reviews
The Seafood Joint - Market & Grill 217 Avenida Madera, Sarasota Seafood • $$
217 Avenida Madera, Sarasota

“sadly driving by yesterday sign on door says permantely closed peeked inside and it looks cleaned outfrom the siesta sandLeases not renewed by 2 businesses in VillageThe Seafood Joint, located at 217 Avenida Madera, and the neighboring Sub Zero Nitrogen Ice Cream, located at 219 Avenida Madera, have permanently closed their doors.Neither have had their leases renewed effective Sept. 1 and did not pursue other leasing options, according to the Davidson family — landlords for the building that houses the two businesses.”

5 Superb60 Reviews

Cheap Eats

Tortellino Bistro 6584 Superior Ave, Sarasota Italian • $$
6584 Superior Ave, Sarasota

“We had the most amazing dinner last night. Absolutely wonderful as usual. The food and service is always spot on. We always look forward to having dinner here. Just can't say enough good things about Tortellino Bistrot.”

4.8 Superb92 Reviews
Chicha Fusion 2616 Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota Peruvian • $$
2616 Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota

“It was amazing, I asked the gas clerk how the food was and he recommended the fried rice with chicken. I have to say it smelled yummy and when I got home and had some it was amazing. Love trying new places to eat and love helping the community. Go try them out. Friendly service as well.”

4.9 Superb72 Reviews
Pietro’s Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar 6115 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota Italian • $$$
6115 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota

“What a great experience! Wendy , Ivo and The man himself Pietro made our anniversary dinner amazing ! The Chicken Franchese was so tender and delicious. The veal chop with the Parmesan Risotto was even better. Highly recommend this place. What made the evening so great was the how well the staff worked together to make our visit perfect. Fantastic teamwork that made us feel like family! This is something you do not see often .. Cheers to you & your team Pete ! John & Heather”

4.6 Superb195 Reviews
Florence and the Spice Boys 4990 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota Food Trucks • $$
4990 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota

“Ok so I cannot say enough about this place…it’s my new favorite restaurant. The food is absolutely delicious, healthy, fresh…and a work of art. Staff are amazingly helpful and sweet…it’s beautiful inside…there are just no downsides to this place. The falafel rainbow bowl is my new favorite lunch. ❤️”

4.7 Superb124 Reviews

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Lila

Lila 1576 Main St, Sarasota American • $$
1576 Main St, Sarasota

“This is definitely one of my new favorite restaurants! The food is amazing and they have tons of vegan and gluten free options. Best vegan sushi you can imagine and they have such a great variety of options in general. Shout out to our server Shayne - he was so kind, attentive and pleasant and really made our night. He made excellent recommendations and was really knowledgeable about the menu.”

4.6 Superb185 Reviews
Brine Seafood and Raw Bar 2250 Gulf Gate Dr, Sarasota Seafood • $$$
2250 Gulf Gate Dr, Sarasota

“Fantastic vibe on a weekend night.My friend and I did not prefer all the cheese they put on the mushroom tart, would have been better served under the mushrooms or not and just add Parmesan atop.My friend had the snapper and I the octopus. Would have loved a flame broil on it , like most places instead of the soft exterior. The fish my friend had was good but the heavy sauce it laid in was much too much richness for a fish.Wines were pretty decent that I had. And the service was ok ....it IS just a bar we sat at.Would definitely go back to try more ...”

4.4 Superb164 Reviews
The Garden Room Cafe' at Shoogie Boogies 1919 Morrill St, Sarasota Cafe • $$$
1919 Morrill St, Sarasota

“We went there for a Sunday brunch. The cafe is in the backyard of a home that is tastefully decorated resembling English tea rooms. They offer a very friendly service with a fixed menu. The food is okay but it is not the main attraction for this place. you will leave the place with a feeling that you will be back. We all had a great time.”

4.9 Superb69 Reviews
Turmeric Indian Bar & Grill 1001 Cocoanut Ave, Sarasota Indian • $$
1001 Cocoanut Ave, Sarasota

“Simply the best Indian cuisine I have ever had. I have been to many Indian restaurants, but this one had great food, a wonderful atmosphere, and a friendly staff! I would highly recommend trying this restaurant!”

4.5 Superb364 Reviews
Baker & Wife 2157 Siesta Dr, Sarasota American • $$
2157 Siesta Dr, Sarasota

“This is one of the best find dining experiences in the Sarasota area. A great menu, outstanding craft cocktails and a great selection of reasonably priced wines by the glass.”

4.5 Superb343 Reviews
The Capital Grille 180 University Town Center Dr, Sarasota Steak House • $$$
180 University Town Center Dr, Sarasota

“We celebrated my wife's 70th last night. When we arrived the tablecloth was glowing with little bright multicolored stars and circles. Sean, our sever, was amazing, genuinely friendly, genuinely representing the best menu choices, just so tuned into what we might enjoy. The French onion soup was excellent and in some mystical way the bread has the occasional crunch even though it was submerged in the broth. The South African lobster tails were sweet and tender, and frankly better than the best possible New England lobster. The sliced filet with onion, mushrooms and "fig essence" was perfect. Dessert was on the house for the birthday girl and it too was excellent.”

4.5 Superb337 Reviews
Maestrale Restaurant and Pizzeria 7515 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota Italian • $$
7515 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota

“Stopped in for dinner. Amazing food and atmosphere staff are friendly great mid week deals, good price for high standard food. I cannot say enough about how enjoyable our dining experience was!”

4.6 Superb161 Reviews
Rodizio Grill Brazilian Steakhouse Sarasota 5911 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota Brazilian • $$
5911 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota

“Driving through the area and stopped in for happy hour at the bar. The location was very convenient to i75. The service was impeccable from the bartender Matthew. The food could not have come out any quicker or more delicious. We had the Picanha & Fraldinha platters with ceviche, caprese salad & grilled pineapple by Matthew’s recommendation. Wow! 11/10. My caipirinha hit the spot and we can not wait to come back to try the full rodizio experience. BAM!”

4.4 Superb145 Reviews
Toasted Mango Cafe 6621 Midnight Pass Rd, Sarasota Breakfast • $$
6621 Midnight Pass Rd, Sarasota

“We went there 2x the several days we were down here. The place is very busy in the morning, but the most we had to wait was about 20 minutes (which was fine because the weather outside is wonderful)! The staff were all pleasant and they run this place like a well oiled machine. Food was great too, and you could do lunch or breakfast all day!”

4.6 Superb154 Reviews
Bohemios Tapas Restaurant 3246 Clark Rd, Sarasota Tapas Bar • $$
3246 Clark Rd, Sarasota

“Highly recommend: found Bohemios via Google reviews while visiting Sarasota from out of town! Reviews and photos were really good so my GF and I came to try it.Lived up to expectations! Food tasted delicious. Tried 6 different menu items enjoyed them all. Fun atmosphere. Quick service from a friendly staff.You won’t be disappointed!”

4.7 Superb103 Reviews
Boos Ice House & Dog Bar 1314 10th St, Sarasota Pizza • $$
1314 10th St, Sarasota

“The food is delicious! If you are looking for drinks, burgers, or pizza highly recommend. The staff is amazing. Tell Dave, David and D’Ann sent you. And don’t forget you can take your furry friends if their vaccinations are up-to-date and the have been spade or neutered.”

4.7 Superb102 Reviews
Mia's Vietnamese Cuisine FL 2720 Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota Vietnamese • $$
2720 Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota

“Excellent and authentic Vietnamese food cheerfully served in a clean space at reasonable prices. What more could you want? The banh mi bread and grilled pork were fresh and delicious. The pho was less sweet than some but had that pure, clean lime 'kick' that only good pho has. I'll be back as soon as possible. Thanks!”

4.7 Superb98 Reviews

“Went to Bavaro’s tonight for dinner and can’t say enough good things. The ambiance, the service was top notch, the chairs so comfortable and the food was absolutely delicious. Our server Steven (I hope that was his name) was beyond professional and I couldn’t ask for better. Prices are fair and the wine list is inviting. We started with the fire grilled broccolini which was cooked perfectly and absolutely delicious. Had a lovely super Tuscan with my penne with vodka sauce and shrimp. You could literally taste every delicious layer of flavor in this sauce. My boyfriend had the wild grilled salmon and we split the roasted broccolini for an appetizer. Completed with two home made delicious cannoli’s to go. The salmon but it was cooked perfectly and a huge piece of salmon (like 8oz) Will definitely be back and absolutely encourage anyone looking for real authentic Italian to check it out.”

4.5 Superb257 Reviews
Carrabba's Italian Grill 1940 Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota Italian • $$
1940 Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota

“We received impeccable service from Miguel, our waiter, at Carrabba's. The culinary experience was exceptional; the penne pasta was simply divine, and our order was executed flawlessly. Without a doubt, we'll be returning and wholeheartedly recommending this restaurant to anyone in search of a delightful Italian dining experience. Our sincere gratitude to Carrabba's, and a special thank you to Miguel for his outstanding service.”

4.5 Superb243 Reviews
Connors Steak & Seafood 3501 S Tamiami Trail #1165, Sarasota Steak House • $$$
3501 S Tamiami Trail #1165, Sarasota

“How does this place only have a 4.1 out of 5 rating, 4.8 MINIMUM!!! We come here three to four times a year every time we come on vacation in Sarasota and I’ve never had more of a consistently perfect meal anywhere. Prime rib is literally perfection. Professional waitstaff and excellent bartenders. Manager has always right before your meal has finished stopped at the table to make sure you’re happy. A+”

4.4 Superb1282 Reviews
Fresh Catch Fish Market & Grill 7119 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota Seafood • $$
7119 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota

“We have visited this establishment several times, both to eat and also to purchase seafood. After our visit for lunch today (and to purchase jumbo lump), I want to take the time to give them a review. The food is always awesome. It does not matter what you order. We had the Ahi Tuna and Crabcake appetizer today and they were perfect. I had the Crabby BLT (possibly the best sandwich I have ever had) and my wife had the Blackened Mahi Tacos (which I had a bit of). They were also perfect. If you love fresh seafood prepared perfectly, then look no further. Thanks Devon and family!”

4.7 Superb91 Reviews
Flobucha 2725 Mall Dr, Sarasota Brewpubs • $$
2725 Mall Dr, Sarasota

“Whatever you tasted before... Flobucha is the best Kombucha you'll ever experience. It's natural and not pasteurized, so all the healthy ingredients are still inside - and it tastes absolutely awesome with just the right amount of fruity taste and sparkle. The 6 different varieties are carefully developed with selected ingredients. I personally love the POG, the Guava Ginger and the Blackberry versions. Like the other varieties, they're topped off with additional herbs, creating a amazing balanced flavor. Flobucha is perfect in the morning for a good start into the day, all through the day as a refreshment and as an incredible alternative beverage for lunch or diner. And fun fact: It's brewed locally with lot's of love and care. Fun fact two: Flobucha is very low on calories, so they are good for any form of diet, too. Go directly to the brewery in Sarasota and you might meet the owner himself, always friendly and caring for his customers and the community, and very enthusiastic with Flobucha. Alternatively, you'll find Flobucha in many restaurants in the area. Ask for it - you will love it.”

5 Superb47 Reviews
Grandpa's Schnitzel 2700 Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota German • $$
2700 Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota

“We really enjoy having dinner with Mike. It's a great atmosphere and the food is delicious. Wir sind sehr gerne bei Mike zum Essen. Es ist eine tolle Atmosphäre und das Essen schmeckt sehr lecker.”

4.6 Superb130 Reviews
Amore Restaurant 180 N Lime Ave, Sarasota Italian • $$
180 N Lime Ave, Sarasota

“This was our first experience at Amore and we truly enjoyed our evening--the food, the service, the atmosphere and the music by pianist Eddie Tobin. My husband and I shared and enjoyed our first Portuguese specialty (Cataplana Alantejana) which consisted of marinated pork tenderloin with clams, potato and red pepper broth. We also enjoyed a delicious dessert, a cake with lemoncello, and a bottle of Albarino wine. But though the restaurant was full and there was music, it was not noisy like so many restaurants and there was a charm that only happens in a family owned and operated restaurant. Kudos to the owners and staff who meet every request with a smile.Parking: It's a shopping center and at night there is plenty of parking.”

4.6 Superb129 Reviews
Original Word of Mouth 6604 Gateway Ave, Sarasota Breakfast • $$
6604 Gateway Ave, Sarasota

“Delightful local coffee shop. I was pleasantly surprised by the freshness of the ingredients. I had chicken salad on a bed of fresh greens and all the extras, walnuts, avocado, cranberries, red onion and a zesty citrus dressing they call their own. Delicious!”

4.8 Superb68 Reviews
Djonisi‘s Restaurant 4940 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota Greek • $$
4940 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota

“The best greek salad that I’ve had in North America! Reminded me of the Greek salads that I would get in Greece when I went 5 years ago. Also had the tzatziki with pita and was superb! Service was just as good as the food, the restaurant was very clean, and loved the Greek themed decor! Definitely recommend for anyone looking for really good authentic Greek food.”

4.7 Superb85 Reviews
SHORE DINER Gulph, Stream Blvd, Sarasota American • $$
Gulph, Stream Blvd, Sarasota

“We went with family while in Sarasota on vacation. The restaurant was not busy at all because the tourist season is starting to wind down which will last only about a month. Staff was friendly. The menu had some great choices. From fish to ribs to fried chicken. All were well prepared and not too salty. Everything came out hot. The specialty drinks were very good too with a good variety. A little pricier than some other restaurants on St. Armand’s circle, but not by much. I highly recommend this establishment for an excellent meal.”

4.8 Superb65 Reviews
Crab & Fin Restaurant 420 St Armands Cir, Sarasota Seafood • $$$
420 St Armands Cir, Sarasota

“Great Happy Hour If you can score a seat at the bar or at a table in the bar area and it’s before 5:45pm, you can get a great deal. Drinks, including their house cocktails and most of their wines, are half off. There’s a nice list of small plates at excellent prices that are also available. We started with a couple of good cocktails. Then we shared the delicious happy hour fried shrimp. We followed that with the happy hour mussels—one of the best bowl of mussels I’ve had in a while. It was served with a basket of bread that was perfect to sop up the lovely mussel broth. Next we had the happy hour ceviche which was a generous serving and really tasty. We moved off the happy hour menu to get the Monkfish, which is discounted in the early evening. You don’t see monkfish on menus very often, and this one was very good. It comes with a soup or salad and we chose the delicious clam chowder. The plate it nicely composed with a starch and veg accompanying the monkfish. A shout out to our server, Barbara, who was very kind, helpful and efficient and moved us along at a pleasant, unrushed pace. We enjoyed our dinner very much and we hope to return.”

4.3 Superb184 Reviews
Kore steakhouse 1561 Lakefront Dr #111, Sarasota Korean • $$$
1561 Lakefront Dr #111, Sarasota

“Everything was incredible! The server we had was so sweet (Annalise? I’m terrible with names) and the food was just so so good. I would go back in a heartbeat.”

4.5 Superb196 Reviews
Ophelia's on the Bay 9105 Midnight Pass Rd, Sarasota Seafood • $$$
9105 Midnight Pass Rd, Sarasota

“This is a very nice High end Restaurant on Sarasota Bay and Siesta Key. Atmosphere was phenomenal. Somehow we ended up with a premier table on the edge of the water overlooking the Bay, with the giant fish entertaining us at the Fish lights. The service was very good, we always felt attended to. The Quality of food and drinks was excellent, we were extremely satisfied with our meal.Would highly recommend for a high end restaurant experience.Parking: Parking lot is Valet only.”

4.4 Superb592 Reviews
Selva Downtown Sarasota 1345 Main St f4, Sarasota Spanish • $$$
1345 Main St f4, Sarasota

“The atmosphere is vibrant and chic, perfect for a night out. The food is a culinary masterpiece, with every dish bursting with flavor and artfully presented. Service is top-notch, attentive without being intrusive. Definitely the go-to spot in Sarasota for an unforgettable dining experience. Can't wait to go back!”

4.4 Superb547 Reviews
Figaro Bistro 1944 Hillview St, Sarasota French • $$$
1944 Hillview St, Sarasota

“Our first visit to Figaro Bistro, and it was fantastic! Great staff, cozy vibe, and the food was EXCELLENT! They were serving a favorite of mine Cassoulet! It’s hard to find, and it was executed perfectly! My wife had the Scallops…also delicious! We will definitely come back. Highly recommend Figaro Bistro!Bravo to all at the restaurant!”

4.6 Superb55 Reviews
State Street Eating House + Cocktails 1533 State St, Sarasota American • $$
1533 State St, Sarasota

“A nice little cafe with patio seating in downtown Sarasota. The ambiance is very nice with the restaurant's indoor and outdoor seating - you can people watch during the farmers market. Food quality is superb here. The breakfast bowl was delicious in every way. Service was efficient but not the absolute best. Prices are a little bit inflated for the offerings, but typical Sarasota fare nowadays.”

4.4 Superb97 Reviews
Utamaro Sushi Bar 1900 Main St #107, Sarasota Sushi • $$
1900 Main St #107, Sarasota

“Excellent place for delicious sushi with generous portions. Miso soup is excellent here and they also have Kirin Ichiban, Sapporo beer and Kirin Light - all delicious beers.”

4.7 Superb75 Reviews

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Sage 1216 1st St, Sarasota American • $$$
1216 1st St, Sarasota

“Sage is always an awesome experience. Chef Christopher Covelli continues to do an awesome job bringing his culinary inspirations to life. If you are looking for an exceptional night out, Sage is your place!”

4.4 Superb444 Reviews
Cafe Barbosso 5501 Palmer Crossing Cir, Sarasota Italian • $$
5501 Palmer Crossing Cir, Sarasota

“If you’re a foodie and adventurous with food, you need to try the Chef’s table. Chef Joe offers an incredible 8 course meal. He uses only fresh ingredients and mixes flavors to create true art! Most importantly…Bring your appetite!”

4.5 Superb160 Reviews
Stella's Greek Cuisine 4783 Swift Rd, Sarasota Greek • $$
4783 Swift Rd, Sarasota

“This place is so elegant and quaint. The food was very AUTHENTIC Greek and lots of organic options. The four of us all got different dishes so we could try each others. The wine was Northern Greece and great. Pietro was a gracious host and loved hearing his stories. I felt like I was eating in a little Greek village and tasting their cuisines for the first time while hearing stories from the locals. Loved the whole experience.”

4.5 Superb159 Reviews
The Chateau Sarasota 2001 Siesta Dr, Sarasota French • $$$$
2001 Siesta Dr, Sarasota

“We were a party of 8, and consensus was a solid 4 for the food, and 5 stars for service (our waiter was Mark).My only complaint is they reserve all the close parking for valet; not much of a complaint, but why tho...?This was our 2nd visit and we will be back.”

4.3 Superb143 Reviews
Sun King Sarasota 1215 Mango Ave, Sarasota Brewery • $$
1215 Mango Ave, Sarasota

“Great beer on tap and very knowledgeable staff. Nice quaint place tucked in a corner of the lot. They only server beer and some light snacks like chips and salsa. But food trucks are here outside to provide more food options. Brodad and the Pachanga are a must to try for any beer drinker.”

4.7 Superb70 Reviews
Darwin Evolutionary Cuisine-Almazonica Cerveceria. Next to Orange Octopus Ice Cream Store, 4141 S Tamiami Trail Suit#16, Sarasota Peruvian • $$
Next to Orange Octopus Ice Cream Store, 4141 S Tamiami Trail Suit#16, Sarasota

“If I could I would give it 10 stars. We are visiting for the week but I am from Peru and was so excited to find this gem. If we were local we would absolutely be regulars. Wonderful service and the food was an experience out of the world. It’s been a few years since I have been to Lima and that ceviche took me right back. Beautiful! Delicious!!”

4.6 Superb94 Reviews
Twin Peaks 3060 Fruitville Commons Blvd, Sarasota Sports Bar • $$
3060 Fruitville Commons Blvd, Sarasota

“Natasha was the best bartender I ever had. She was so attentive and knowledgeable about all the drinks. I highly recommend this location- it was very clean and the food was good. 10/10”

4.4 Superb360 Reviews
Origin craft beer and pizza cafe Landings 4944 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota Pizza • $$
4944 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota

“Have been here a few times. Always great food and friendly staff. Last visit was stocking up for Supper Bowl Sunday. Food was delicious like usual even though it was carry out.”

4.7 Superb67 Reviews
Lucky Pelican 6239 Lake Osprey Dr, Sarasota Seafood • $$
6239 Lake Osprey Dr, Sarasota

“I would pick every recommendation possible for this restaurant. Excellent server and staff. Out of bounds drinks. Great food! Relaxing atmosphere!! What more can you ask for?? Really?? What more? Love this restaurant and will recommend to everyone know.”

4.5 Superb145 Reviews
Heidi’s Schnitzel Kitchen 6521 Superior Ave, Sarasota German • $$
6521 Superior Ave, Sarasota

“Yum yum yummyAuthentic German foodService superb and Heidi is amazing owner.i love the ambiance service and of course my german foodVegetarian options: There is some vegetarian options available and they also can cater with other dishes to keep away certain none vegetarian items.great serviceParking: Excellent never any worries were to parkKid-friendliness: They have kiddy dishes and they kid friendly”

4.6 Superb89 Reviews
Bijou Garden Cafe 1287 1st St, Sarasota Fine Dining • $$$
1287 1st St, Sarasota

“Just perfect. It's not often a restaurant can tick off all the boxes well. They did just that last night before the opera. Pleasant at walking in, greeted and seated very pleasantly. Service was at the perfect cadence never rushed and respectful of our opera start. Nor did anyone try to clear the table early, a practice I loathe.Meal was great and our waitress (Meredith) couldn't have been more perfect.I'll be back for sure.”

4.4 Superb321 Reviews
Fiorella Italian Bistro 3809 S Tuttle Ave, Sarasota Italian • $$
3809 S Tuttle Ave, Sarasota

“We have been to Fiorella's 4 times since the first of the year. I believe they opened in August of 2022. We chose to try it in the first place because it was open on Sundays and the menu looked very appealing. The chef and servers are great. The pasta (house made) dishes are especially good. There is typically a starter, pasta and entrée special each night. The bruschetta starter is unique, not your typical style, and awesome we get it every time we go. The chef is willing to accommodate a diners personal wants and needs. The portions are a perfect size, not too big and not too small. We haven't tried every dish on the menu yet but those that we've had were excellent. It's a small intimate type of restaurant. Make your reservations early for the weekends because they fill up fast. We took friends with us the last 3 times we went there and they all thoroughly enjoyed it. This is fast becoming our new favorite Italian restaurant!”

4.6 Superb88 Reviews
Antoine's Restaurant 1100 N Tuttle Ave, Sarasota Fine Dining • $$$
1100 N Tuttle Ave, Sarasota

“Possibly our favorite Sarasota restaurant. Excellent food, good service, and a wine list that is not only serviceable but significantly under-priced. We go to Antoine’s 3 times a year or so, and every time we say that we should go more often. First visit was in 2015 or so.”

4.7 Superb63 Reviews
LongHorn Steakhouse 2020 Gulf Gate Dr, Sarasota Steak House • $$
2020 Gulf Gate Dr, Sarasota

“Can't say enough about the French onion soup and street corn melts in your mouth. The parmesan crusted filet was top notch and the ribeye was fine and I always appreciate when they will blacken it for me.”

4.5 Superb128 Reviews
Faicco's Italian Heros and Grill 3590 Webber St, Sarasota Sandwich Shop • $$
3590 Webber St, Sarasota

“Just had my first Italian Hero, well half of one anyhow….Deeee-licious!! So many perfectly blended flavors! So many other tempting choices on the menu and all super authentic. Piqued my interest w the rice balls (dipped in the house-made marinara) and wasn’t disappointed. Mouthwatering! Worth the stop a million times over!”

4.5 Superb124 Reviews
Siesta Key Oyster Bar 5238 Ocean Blvd, Sarasota Seafood • $$
5238 Ocean Blvd, Sarasota

“Back in Siesta Key for a day trip to the beach and I knew I had to go back to SKOB after falling in love with oysters on my first trip to siesta over 15 years ago. The wait to be seated was quick (they said 45 min but we had a table in less than 20). The place is packed with tables that are quite small for a party of 4 but I get it…they are trying to serve as many people as possible. The oysters were great and we were pleasantly surprised with a happy hour price. My fiancé had the blackened grouper Reuben . It was delicious (I stole a few bites) and I highly recommend it! I had the Siesta Key Extravagana. The crab cakes and shrimp were very tasty but the Mahi was a little dry for my taste. My daughter had the kids Mac and cheese and she really enjoyed it and was definitely not Kraft! Hopefully I make there again in less than 10 years!”

4.4 Superb243 Reviews
Origin Craft Beer & Pizza Cafe 1837 Hillview St, Sarasota Pizza • $$
1837 Hillview St, Sarasota

“Ran into a friend of mime tim who was headjnv there for lunch so took my lunch breal amd caught up with him had was a gokd time with him there pizza with ricatta and cauliflower crust was so ”

4.6 Superb77 Reviews
Shilla Korean Restaurant 501 N Beneva Rd #240, Sarasota Korean • $$
501 N Beneva Rd #240, Sarasota

“Wonderful food !Nice people. Bibimbap Awesomely authentic! #39.The Real deal.Very popular. Beef bulgogi wonderful. Saw a Korean girl eating it and knew I should try it.Pork and vegetable dumplings and dipping sauce very good.Lol, trendy Kojo tries to do this dish. Cannot compare.They shovel the hot rice right out of metal bowl asap into cold bowls. Ruining theCulinary dining experience. Flavors not bad. V Overpriced and precious at Kojo.Here you enjoy eating it , hot, in the metal bowl , real and down to earth at Shilla.The diverse flavors , beef bulgogi and crunchy rice crust are so delicious. Omg, Mom chef brings it out to you steaming.Warm, family restaurant. Han friendly and professional,Very popular Fridays and Saturdays. Call orders ahead for efficient dining or take home. Prices reasonable. Loyal following. I get it.Dietary restrictions: Black pepper, all chili peppers, all citrus and tomato.”

4.7 Superb57 Reviews
La Mucca Ballerina 1668 Main St, Sarasota Italian • $$
1668 Main St, Sarasota

“My husband found this place for us while we were vacationing in Sarasota. The food was incredible. My in laws got the lasagne, my husband got the Ragu, and I got the risotto special that had prosciutto and burrata. This was easily the best meal we had while in Sarasota. The service was great, and we really enjoyed the atmosphere. We were so full we couldn’t finish our meal, and we sadly did not have a microwave at our hotel! Thank you for a great experience and even better food!”

4.4 Superb231 Reviews
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar 2001 Siesta Dr, Sarasota Fine Dining • $$$$
2001 Siesta Dr, Sarasota

“It was my girlfriend 31st birthday, the night started a little sour as we had to wait over 10 mins after being seated for a waiter to greet us though they were not busy. They did apologize for the mix up and after that the night was great, from the food to the service to the atmosphere. She enjoyed her birthday and for that, thank you.”

4.4 Superb230 Reviews
Andrea's 2085 Siesta Dr #1, Sarasota Italian • $$
2085 Siesta Dr #1, Sarasota

“As a person with celiac disease I was excited to read that Andrea's offered numerous gluten-free options for dinner. Our server was able to recite all GF entrees and starters from memory, as there is not a separate menu or GF designation listed. The buffalo mozzarella and tomatoes with pesto was amazing, as was the short rib entree. Our server brought our a regular bread basket for the other folks in our party, and surprised me with my own basket of GF olive bread. I was so excited to be able to enjoy bread safely, and it really is THE BEST gluten free bread (and meal) in town.”

4.5 Superb111 Reviews
Sardinia Restaurant 5770 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota Italian • $$$
5770 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota

“The food at Sardinia is exquisite. The atmosphere is elegant and the owner is very warm and friendly. I highly recommend this restaurant. One of the best in Sarasota! Will be returning there with friends and family many times.”

4.4 Superb220 Reviews
Yard House 115 University Town Center Dr, Sarasota New American • $$
115 University Town Center Dr, Sarasota

“Amazing restaurant with excellent service and food! Service was great! Kyra, our waiter was the absolute best! Definitely recommend coming between 3-6 for half price apps and happy hour! Appetizers were amazing and very large portions for a great price!”

4.4 Superb215 Reviews
Blu Kouzina 25 N Boulevard of the Presidents, Sarasota Mediterranean • $$
25 N Boulevard of the Presidents, Sarasota

“Absolutely loved eating here! Best food we’ve had in Sarasota. Such a great atmosphere and the staff are great. Very understanding of food allergies. And did I mention the food is AMAZING! I would fly down to Sarasota just to eat here.”

4.4 Superb196 Reviews
Kacey’s Seafood & More - Lockwood 7602 Lockwood Ridge Rd, Sarasota Seafood • $$
7602 Lockwood Ridge Rd, Sarasota

“We had the most delicious meal at Kacey’s over Memorial weekend! I had crab cakes with two sides and they were so yummy. My husband had the coconut shrimp, and son got the grouper prepared in a maple glaze and he said it was DE-Lish. Two of us started with the Lobster bisque, a must if you go there. The other got the ahi tuna which was a great portion. Full bar and really good iced tea, too”

4.5 Superb98 Reviews
Flavio's on Main 1766 Main St, Sarasota Italian • $$
1766 Main St, Sarasota

“I made reservations at the much further away Flavio’s on Siesta Key for a table of 11, such a silly mistake, I suggest you don’t do that-it’s stressful! Anyway, the staff at Flavios on Main quickly set us up and welcomed us. The service and food was impeccable! I was so impressed with how well they took care of us all. A huge thank you to the staff at Flavios on Main for the quick pivot. Menu was great, everyone was more than satisfied. They’re the best! ❤️”

4.4 Superb181 Reviews
Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant- Sarasota 3130 Fruitville Commons Blvd, Sarasota American • $$
3130 Fruitville Commons Blvd, Sarasota

“Outstanding food and service! After living here full-time for nearly a year, we finally found a place with superb filet! While seafood is readily available, I have struggled to find a good steak or filet. We went here with friends, who all enjoyed their surf and turf, but the quality of the filet I had was good enough for me to write this review. A special thanks to Sean our server for making recommendations on both the food and the wine, outstanding! We will definitely be back!”

4.3 Superb1275 Reviews
Mi Havana Latin Cafe & Catering 1144 Whitfield Ave, Sarasota Cuban • $$
1144 Whitfield Ave, Sarasota

“I absolutely love this café. The owners are very friendly and professional. The chirros are cooked to order and the food is amazing for the quantity and quality ? ? just delicious ??”

4.6 Superb63 Reviews
Maemi Peruvian Cuisine 3482 17th St, Sarasota Peruvian • $$
3482 17th St, Sarasota

“I recently had lunch at Maemi Peruvian Restaurant, and I must express my utmost satisfaction with the exceptional culinary experience. As a Peruvian, I deeply appreciated the authenticity of the food, which transported me back to the flavors of Peru.??The attention to detail in crafting traditional dishes was evident, showcasing the chef's dedication to preserving the essence of Peruvian cuisine. The ceviche was a standout, bursting with freshness and a perfect balance of flavors. Additionally, the Lomo Saltado demonstrated a mastery of technique, highlighting the chef's culinary expertise.While the food undoubtedly deserves commendation, I'd like to offer a constructive suggestion for improvement. The restaurant could benefit from a revamp of its promotional strategies and an update to its overall ambiance. A subtle enhancement in these aspects could attract a broader audience and elevate the overall dining experience.In delivering this feedback, please convey my sincere appreciation for the delightful culinary journey Maemi provided. I look forward to witnessing the continued success of this establishment and its contribution to the promotion of Peruvian cuisine.Vegetarian options: Papa a la Huancaina, Yucas, Tacu TacuKid-friendliness: Unpretentious atmosphere, accommodating staff and non hazardous ⚠️”

4.7 Superb47 Reviews
GREEN ZEBRA CAFE 476 John Ringling Blvd, Sarasota Breakfast • $$
476 John Ringling Blvd, Sarasota

“Stopped at Green Zebra for a smoothie while walking around shopping. They were great, cute little patio outside to people watch. I got the peanut butter madness smoothie & it was delicious!”

4.5 Superb89 Reviews
Rocco's Tacos & Tequila Bar 243 N Cattlemen Rd, Sarasota Mexican • $$
243 N Cattlemen Rd, Sarasota

“We had Jacob as our waiter and it was hands down the best service I've ever had !!!! His recommendations were 10/10 the service was 10/10. The nachos were enough to feed a family of 4 @$13.50. I would 100 percent recommend coming here and 100 percent recommend Jacob as a waiter !!!!”

4.3 Superb709 Reviews
Gecko’s Grill & Pub 5585 Palmer Crossing Cir, Sarasota Pubs • $$
5585 Palmer Crossing Cir, Sarasota

“We play Monday night trivia and the large menu has something for every mood and palette. The food is good and the bar is well stocked. Wonderful waitresses and staff. Every week we compliment Geckos.”

4.5 Superb83 Reviews
Almazónica Cervecería & Peruvian Eatery 4141 S Tamiami Trail suite 16, Sarasota Peruvian • $$
4141 S Tamiami Trail suite 16, Sarasota

“If I could I would give it 10 stars. We are visiting for the week but I am from Peru and was so excited to find this gem. If we were local we would absolutely be regulars. Wonderful service and the food was an experience out of the world. It’s been a few years since I have been to Lima and that ceviche took me right back. Beautiful! Delicious!!”

4.6 Superb56 Reviews
Lucile Pizza & Wine Bar 1660 Main St, Sarasota Vegan • $$
1660 Main St, Sarasota

“Great vegan pizza and regular cheese option for the kiddos! The cashew cheese was yummy! Also, don’t forget to try the fried artichoke app. And the espresso and tiramisu was excellent! We’ll be back for sure! Looking forward to trying it all!”

4.5 Superb79 Reviews
Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse 35 S Lemon Ave, Sarasota Steak House • $$$$
35 S Lemon Ave, Sarasota

“Bit costly $$$ but one of the best places I have been in. I don't review all places I go to but this is totally 5 star. We had 6 people and we ordered some appetizers and lab chops as main plus other things. Every plate and drink was delicious. But mostly this place worth its money is the stuff (sevrers)! All of them nice and polite even management.”

4.3 Superb531 Reviews
SUSHI BAY KITCHEN & SAKE BAR 3957 Cattlemen Rd, Sarasota Japanese • $$
3957 Cattlemen Rd, Sarasota

“All other sushi places we've been to in Sarasota have been okay at best, but we finally tried Sushi Bay and wish we had been coming here all along. Not only was our server Angga attentive, but he was very friendly and enthusiastic, something you don't often get in authentic sushi restaurants, or frankly most restaurants in Sarasota, in general. The sushi rolls were generously filled with flavorful fish, and beautifully garnished. Excellent product presentation! The atmosphere was clean, neat, and welcoming. Ambiance was classy, but comfortable. The owner even came by to greet us in a genuinely friendly demeanor, which is rare for any restaurant on a Sunday evening. Pricing was very fair, especially for currently being in an economic state of hyperinflation. Bottom line is we'll be back again soon, and regularly!”

4.5 Superb78 Reviews

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