New Dining Spots Around Sarasota

Check out this list of new restaurants around the destination and where to find them, so you can keep shaking up your dining routine

Circo SRQ

This funky new taco & bourbon joint offers artisan tacos ranging from Ahi Poke to Edamame Falafel. Definitely get a house margarita with your choice of salt and end the evening with homemade churros with Mexican chocolate fondue.

Plaza Bistro -n- Tavern

This new concept casual restaurant is already The Herald-Tribune’s Readers’ Choice 1st place winner for their Dream Burger that features all the normal fixins plus a special sauce and truffle parmesan fries. For breakfast, try a cup of their pour over coffee or slow drip cold brew from around the world.

1592 Wood Fired Kitchen & Cocktails

This modern Mediterranean Kitchen & Bar was created by best friends Edward Zaki and Chef Alexandre Gosselin. Enjoy their culinary creations like fried zucchini beignets, piri piri chicken breast plus a great happy hour and craft cocktail menu.  

Cask Ale and Kitchen

This Main Street staple just started serving food with a continental twist on New American cuisine. Enjoy weekend brunch, dinner and fun snacks like chickpea fries or poutine. Their handcrafted cocktail list is extensive, but if you can’t find anything that pleases your palate just ask a bartender to create a custom drink just for you.

Blasé Bistro & Martini Bar

This is the second location with the Blasé name. The menu provides flavorful French Mediterranean cuisine with favorites like Steak Frites and Tuna Ceviche. 

Drift Kitchen and Bar at Lido Beach Resort

Recently transformed, the new Drift Kitchen provides 180-degree views of Sarasota Bay from the 8th floor. Cuisine focuses on fresh seafood and modern American fare along with craft cocktails and an extensive wine list.