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Find the best Restaurants in Sarasota and Siesta Key

No matter what your craving may be - Sarasota restaurants have it and serve it.

There are really good elegant restaurants for fine dining, some great Italians, waterfront restaurants with spectacular views, romantic restaurants for special occasions and inexpensive places for the whole family.

Discover hot spots where you can mingle with the in crowd and some great seafood restaurants where you can enjoy local Florida catches.

Stay in the know: We feature detailed reviews of our favorite top Sarasota restaurants written by our editors and city scouts.

Green Zebra Cafe

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472 John Ringling Blvd    (941) 388-2848 

Vegan • Organic • Smoothies • Raw Cuisine
Top10 Tip: Acai Bowl, Avocado Toast, ... ...
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85 people voted for this business

The Beachhouse Restaurant

200 Gulf Drive North    (941) 779-2222 

top10 Tip: The BeachHouse Restaurant is located in Bradenton Beach at the west end of Cortez Road. It is the ...
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58 people voted for this business

The Beach Bistro

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6600 Gulf Dr    (941) 778-6444 

The Beach Bistro has consistently been awarded the highest ZAGAT scores in the state of Florida for “best food” and has been honored with ...
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55 people voted for this business

Louies Modern

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1289 N. Palm Ave    941-552-9688 

American Cuisine • Dinner • Outside Seating
top10 Tip: Classical Modern cuisine is showcased ...
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47 people voted for this business

Drunken Poet Cafe

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1572 Main Street    941-955-8404 

Thai Cuisine • Sushi • Lunch • Dinner
top10 Tip: Think sushi. Think Thai food. Authentic ...
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40 people voted for this business

Selva

1345 Main St.    941-362-4427 

Selva's Nuevo Latino cuisine represents the marriage of exotic flavors from Latin America and the United States. Special emphasis on Peruvian ...
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28 people voted for this business

Libby's Cafe Bar

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1917 South Osprey Ave.    941-487-7300 

American Cuisine • Lunch • Dinner • Outdoor Seating
top10 Tip: Located in the heart of ...
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23 people voted for this business

Curry Station

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3550 Clark Road    941-924-7222 

Indian Cuisine • Lunch • Dinner At Curry Station, a wide variety of Indian dishes are prepared in styles ranging from traditional, ...
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19 people voted for this business

Pier 22

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1200 1st Avenue West    941.748.8087 

top10 Tip: A Truly Unique Waterfront Dining Experience! Indoor and outdoor dining with incredible waterfront ...
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19 people voted for this business

Chart House

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201 Gulf of Mexico Drive    941-383-5593 

Spectacular Waterfront • Seafood • Steaks • Lunch • Dinner ...
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16 people voted for this business

Chef Louis Robinson

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415-420-8141 

Chef Louis Robinson is the Chef/owner of 'Spice' ...a pop up restaurant and private chef service in the Sarasota/Bradenton area of Florida ...
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15 people voted for this business

Cafe L'Europe

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431 St. Armands Cir    941-388-4415 

European Cuisine • Lunch • Dinner • Outside Seating • Dog friendly • Dog Menu
Established in 1973 in John ...
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13 people voted for this business

Casey Key Fish House

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801 Blackburn Point Rd.    941-966-1901 

Top10 Tip: If you're looking for a true "Old Florida" experience, you will love The Tiki Bar ...
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10 people voted for this business

Station 400

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400 North Lemon Avenue    941-906-1400 

Breakfast • Lunch • Outdoor Seating • Catering
Top10Tip: Station Burger, Omlettes, Grains and Cereals ...
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8 people voted for this business

Captain Curt's Crab and Oyster Bar

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1200 Old Stickney Point Rd    941 349-3885 

Seafood • Burgers • Tiki Bar • Happy Hour
Captain Curt's is known for the Worlds best Clam Chowder! Fans are ordering Clam ...
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7 people voted for this business

Primo Ristorante

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8076 N. Tamiami Trail    941-359-3690 

Primo! Ristorante is one of the most popular and reputable Italian restaurants in the Sarasota / Bradenton area. We have been a landmark for over 25 ...
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7 people voted for this business

Demetrios Restaurant & Pizza

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4410 S. Tamiami Trail    941-922-1585 

Lunch • Dinner • Glutenfree Pizza • Kids Menu
top10 Tip: Demetrio's Pizzeria has ...
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6 people voted for this business

Marina Jack

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Two Marina Plaza    941-365-4232 

Marina Jack introduces unparalleled dining in a spectacular facility. Theater seating offers panoramic views over the marina, downtown, Sarasota Bay, ...
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6 people voted for this business

Millies

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3900 Clark Road    941-923-4054 

Breakfast • Lunch • Afternoon Tea • Tea Parties • Catering
Top10 Tip: Omelettes, Pancakes ...
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6 people voted for this business

Pacific Rim

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1859 Hillview Street    941-330-8071 

Asian Fusion Cuisine • Sushi • Lunch • Dinner ...
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5 people voted for this business

Phillippi Creek Restaurant Oyster Bar

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5353 S Tamiami Trail    (941) 925-4444 

Seafood • Lunch • Dinner • Outdoor Seating • Waterfront
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5 people voted for this business

Caragiulo's

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69 Palm Ave.    941-951-0866 

Italian-American Menu • Lunch • Dinner • Catering
The Caragiulo brothers have made a name entertaining Sarasota locals with ...
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4 people voted for this business

The Oasis Cafe

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3542 South Osprey Avenue    941-957-1214 

Breakfast • Lunch • Kids Menu
Top10 Tip: Eggs Benedict, Quiche, Homemade Desserts ...
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4 people voted for this business

Two Senoritas Restaurant

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1355 Main Street    (941) 366-1618 

top10 Tip: Two Senoritas is a Mexican family restaurant dedicated to serving the finest of foods and ...
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4 people voted for this business

C'est La Vie

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1553 Main Steet    941-906-9575 

Coffee Shop • Breakfast • Lunch • Pastries
Top10 Tip: Monte Carlo Sandwich, Crepes, Quiches, Fruit Tarts, ...
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3 people voted for this business

MacAllisters Grill & Tavern

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8110 Lakewood Ranch Main Street    941-359-2424 

Voted one of the top Best New Restaurants in 2007, MacAllisters features a genuine Scottish golf themed bar and restaurant. Serving Braveheart ...
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3 people voted for this business

Mar Vista Restaurant

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760 Broadway St.    941-383-2391 

top10 Tip: Mar Vista, with it's old Florida charm, is located on the picture perfect bayside of North ...
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2 people voted for this business

Mi Pueblo Mexican Restaurants

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8405 Tuttle Avenue    (941) 359-9303 

Authentic Mexican • Bar • Happy Hour
Top10 Tip: Margaritas, Avocado Salad, Quesadillas, ...
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2 people voted for this business

O'Leary's Tiki Bar and Grill

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5 Bayfront Dr    941 953-7505 

Top10Tip: This is one place you don't want to miss: Waterfront bar and restaurant, steps from downtown, ...
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2 people voted for this business

Tony's Chicago Beef-Gulf Gate

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6569 Superior Avenue    (941) 922-7979 

top10 Tip: Tony's Chicago Beef is owned and operated by True Chicagoans. Dedicated to delivering Chicago ...
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2 people voted for this business

Village Cafe

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5133 Ocean Blvd.    941 349 2822 

top10 Tip: Dine close to the beaches, scenic walkways and the unique shops in the Siesta Village. Village Cafe ...
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2 people voted for this business

Baker & Wife

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2157 Siesta Dr    941-960-1765 

American Cuisine • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner • Outdoor Seating
Top10 Tip: Charred Octopus Appetizer ...
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1 person voted for this business

Daiquiri Deck Raw Bar

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5254 Ocean Boulevard    (941) 349-8697 

Best Frozen Daiquiris and Oysters in Sarasota! Known for the many selections of tasty frozen daiquiris! The World Famous Daiquiri Deck is located at ...
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1 person voted for this business

Daruma Japanese Steak House

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5459 Fruitville Road    941-342-6600 

Japanese Cuisine • Teppan-Style Cooking
Superb Japanese cuisine that is fun, fascinating and delicious. Choose either our traditional ...
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1 person voted for this business

Fleming's Prime Steakhouse

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2001 Siesta Dr. , Suite 101    941-358-9463 

Steakhouse • Winebar • Dinner
Since the first Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar opened in 1998, we've raised the ...
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1 person voted for this business

Ichiban Japanese Restaurant

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2724 Stickney Point Road    941-924-1611 

Japanese Cuisine • Lunch • Dinner • Take Out ...
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1 person voted for this business

Jim's Small Batch Bakery

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2336 Gulf Gate Drive    941-922-2253 

Bakery • Pastries • Gluten Free Specialties
Top10 Tip: Almond Croissants, hand crafted artisan bread ...
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1 person voted for this business

Saga Japanese Steak House

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8383 South Tamiami Trail    941-924-2800 

Japanese Cuisine • Sushi • Teppan-Style Cooking
Come and visit us and you'll be entertained at Saga by the chefs with their ...
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1 person voted for this business

Stellar - Island Gluten Free Bakery

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1880 Stickney Point Rd.    941-923-0200 

top10 Tip: "Stellar Gluten Free" is focusing on better nutrition. Stellar products are similar to ...
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1 person voted for this business

The Old Salty Dog

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5023 Ocean Boulevard    (941) 349-0158 

Casual Dining in an island setting. Featured on Travel channel. Famous for our Salty Dog 1/4lb beer battered hot dog, fish sandwiches, Fish & ...
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1 person voted for this business

The Original Egg

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4031 Clark Road    941-922-2868 

The Original Egg has been a breakfast, lunch and cocktail tradition with locals and celebrities alike since 1985. The Original Egg is family owned ...
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1 person voted for this business

Tony's Chicago Beef Venice

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1856 SOUTH TAMIAMI TRIAL    (941) 497-1611 

top10 Tip: Tony's Chicago Beef (Former Frosted Mug) is a 1950s-style beer and burger bar with big, juicy ...
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1 person voted for this business

White Buffalo Saloon

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5377 McIntosh Road    (941) 927-6655 

top10 Tip: This is the country music place you were looking for! Over 100 ft. of bar top and back bar features ...
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1 person voted for this business

Yume Sushi Restaurant

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1532 Main Street    941-363-0604 

Japanese Cuisine • Sushi • Lunch • Dinner Yume is a Sushi place that you have to visit if you love the authentic Japanese kitchen! ...
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1 person voted for this business

Beulah Restaurant

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1766 Main Street    941-960-2305 

Romantic Restaurant • Mediterranean Cuisine • Outdoor Seating
From the Romans to Peruvians and everything in between. Beulah is ...
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Big Olaf

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5208 Ocean Blvd    (941)-349-9392 

Ice Cream Shop
Top10 Tip: Moose Tracks ...
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Boca

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19 S Lemon Ave    (941) 256-3565 

Farm to Table Restaurant Downtown Sarasota
Top10 Tip: Get the staff meal, uniquely created everyday! Local. Simple. Honest. That is ...
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Buttermilk

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5520 Palmer Blvd    (941) 487-8949 

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Clean Juice

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5215 University Pkwy Suite 104    941-822-8160 

USDA Organic • Smoothies • Bites • Bowls • Organic Cleanses
Top10 Tip: The Nutty Bowl, Avocado Toast, ...
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Cupcakes A Go Go

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2079 Siesta Drive    941-952-1114 

Award Winning Custom Decorated Cupcakes
Top10 Tip: Best cupcakes for every occasion All of our cupcakes are baked fresh to your ...
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Flavios Brick Oven and Bar

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5239 Ocean Blvd    941.349.0995 

Flavio Brick Oven Pizza is known for their fine homemade Northern Italian Cuisine and the great happy hour (try a Margarita and a glass of house ...
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Hurricane Hanks

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5346 Gulf Drive    941-778-5788 

A favourite of locals and visitors alike! Great food built with fresh high quality ingredients and a casual atmosphere that is friendly and ...
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Jo-To Japanese Steak House

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7971 N Tamiami Trail    941-351-4677 

Japanese Cuisine • Sushi • Teppan-Style Cooking • Dinner
top10 Tip: A true, authentic ...
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Lila Sarasota

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1576 Main Street    941-296-1042 

Vegan • Organic • Local Products
Top10 Tip: Grilled Avocado, Stir Fry, Lavender Kombucha, ...
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Napule

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7129 S Tamiami Trail    941-556-9639 

Italian • Pizza • Lunch • Dinner
Top10 Tip: One of the best authentic pizzas in town! ...
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Pastry Art Bakery

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1512 Main Street    941-955-7545 

Coffee Shop • Breakfast • Lunch • Pastry Bakery • Outdoor Seating
Top10 Tip: Pastries, Prosciutto Panini ...
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The Clever Cup

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6530 Gateway Ave    941-447-8383 

Coffee Shop • Locally Roasted Coffee • Pastries
Top10 Tip: Add flavor shots to your coffee ...
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The Doctor's Office

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(941) 213-9926 

Craft Cocktail Bar & Bar Fare. For many years the space now occupied by the Doctors Office bar was in fact the real doctors office for the ...
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The Overton

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1420 Boulevard of the Arts   

Specialty Coffees • Brunch • Lunch • Dinner • Full Bar
top10 Tip: Enjoy brunch & everything ...
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Vizen Japanese Cuisine

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6559 Gateway Avenue    (941) 926-0830 

Japanese Cuisine • Sushi • Lunch • Dinner ...
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