Savor Sarasota: Brick's Smoked Meats

1528 State St
Sarasota, FL 34236
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DINNER $32 per person Savor Sarasota Menu (Dinner): First Course (Select One): -Poblano Queso with corn tortilla chips
-Brisket Chili: candied jalapeno, hatch chili ranch, tomato
-Chophouse Side Salad: iceberg, blue cheese, bacon, tomato, house-made croutons Second Course (Select One): each served with choice of two sides - Cedar Plank Wild Salmon: maple bourbon glaze
- Rotisserie Half Chicken: seasoned with our signature sweet heat rub
- USDA Prime Brisket: our house baby: an 18-hour labor of love
- Wood-Grilled Sirloin Steak: rosemary-garlic oil marinade & herb compound butter Third Course (Select One): - Brulee Banana Pudding
- S’mores
- Caramel Pie Beverage Selection: soft drink or iced tea LUNCH $16 per person First Course (Select One): - Poblano Queso with corn tortilla chips
- Brisket Chili: candied jalapeno, hatch chili ranch, tomato
- Chophouse Side Salad: iceberg, blue cheese, bacon, tomato, house-made croutons Second Course (Select One): - Pulled Pork Bun: poblano slaw, pickled red onion, pickles, choice of 1 side
- Brisket Horseradish Tacos: poblano slaw, crema, crispy onions, pickles, choice of 1 side
- Kale Apple Salad: pulled chicken, pickled apple, mandarin orange chimichurri, smoked pecan, apple sour cream dressing, cotija Beverage Selection: soft drink or iced tea ---
Authentic, central Texas style barbecue cooked “low and slow” in an offset, wood-fired J&R Manufacturing Oyler Smoker – lovingly known as “Big Red” – one of the most sought-after smokers worldwide.
Our pride and joy is our 18 hour USDA Prime Brisket, made the old school way with just wood and time.  Full bar featuring whiskeys and tequilas, with easy, comfortable spaces for relaxing with family, friends and neighbors.  Live music Friday & Saturday nights.  Weekend Brunch served from 9:30-3pm on Saturdays & Sundays.
  • Facility Amenities
    • Family-Friendly
    • Handicapped Accessible
    • Pet-Friendly
    • WiFi
  • General Information
    • Days Open
      • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Meals Served
    • Brunch
    • Dinner
    • Lunch
  • Meeting Venues & Services Facility Details
    • Catering
      • yes
  • Restaurants Facility Details
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Downtown Dining
    • Gluten Free Options
    • Happy Hour
    • Live Entertainment
    • Makes Deliveries
    • Number of Seats
    • Outdoor Dining
  • Savor Sarasota
    • Do you offer dinner?
    • Do you offer lunch?
    • Facebook Handle
      • https://www.facebook.com/brickssrq/
    • Featured Chef Bio
      • "Always work harder than the person next to you and life will take its course."

        Chef Fernando Sánchez was born in Puerto Rico and in early childhood moved to Sebring, Florida. Many people refer to the launch of their career as a "calling," which was certainly the case for Fernando.

        From experience gained while working at the Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Tampa, FL, Chef Fernando entered the culinary world with interest, enthusiasm, and under a great management team that cultivated his appreciation for the artistry. Management noticed Fernando's talent and worth ethic, soon offering him the opportunity to open and operate the VIP Plum Lounge as a Showroom Chef, which he describes the experience that solidified his "calling." Every day he worked harder, experimenting with diverse cuisines, creating daily menus and feature dishes, and working side-by-side with the person who would became his mentor and great friend, Chef Christopher Wang.

        After 6 years at the Hard Rock, an exciting opportunity arrived as Chef Fernando was offered the Executive Sous Chef position at Emerald Greens Country Club in Tampa, FL, where he continued to learn and expand his culinary and management knowledge. Later he moved to upstate New York where he became the Executive Sous Chef at the Capital Region's most elite club, Albany Golf and Country Club. This experience allowed him to use his creativity and knowledge, as well as mentor others who followed in his footsteps. Four years later, Fernando's career scope evolved as he was offered the Executive Chef position at Café le Perche, a fine dining establishment with classic French influence in New York's Hudson Valley.

        Fate would have it that he and his wife would later return home to the Tampa Bay Area, which eventually led Chef Fernando to Brick's Smoked Meats. Now Brick’s Concept Chef, Chef Fernando has helmed the culinary and the pit teams since December 2018. His mission at Brick’s remains consistent with our original vision: to reinterpret time-honored Texas barbecue traditions and other favorites from the Ranch and from the Coast, with added chophouse flair for Sarasota diners.

        A local fan favorite voted Best New Restaurant and Best Barbecue, Brick’s has become well-known regionally for its inspired approach to barbecue: pairing ‘cue with cocktails, flavor with fun, and SRQ style with Texas tradition.
        Live music on weekends. Hand-cut steaks and chops complementing our signature smoked meat. A great happy hour menu. Vegetarian-friendly selections. Convenient access to feeding one’s primal needs through full-service catering, online ordering, and delivery… all of the above means there’s something to satisfy everyone’s Texas-loving heart.
    • Featured Chef Headshot
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    • Featured Chef Name
      • Fernando Sanchez
    • Hours of Operation
      • Sun-Thurs 11am-9pm
        Fri-Sat 11am-10pm
    • Instagram Handle
      • @bricks_smoked_meats