Cafe L'Europe

431 St Armands Cir
Sarasota, Fl 34236
Decor refresh - On August 1, 2016, Ron Milton and Joe Balzano took ownership of the iconic Cafe L'Europe, and in doing so, gave the landmark a much-needed overhaul of updates, from the menu to the dishes to the furniture and flatware. Everything is new, fresh, and ready for the next 44 years!
Decor refresh - On August 1, 2016, Ron Milton and Joe Balzano took ownership of the iconic Cafe L'Europe, and in doing so, gave the landmark a much-needed overhaul of updates, from the menu to the dishes to the furniture and flatware. Everything is new, fresh, and ready for the next 44 years!
decor refresh - Originally John Ringling's real estate office, Cafe L'Europe has been a local landmark since 1973. Impeccable cuisine, friendly yet professional service, and a refreshed traditional fine-dining decor are just some of the staples you can expect when you set foot in our little slice of heaven.
decor refresh - Originally John Ringling's real estate office, Cafe L'Europe has been a local landmark since 1973. Impeccable cuisine, friendly yet professional service, and a refreshed traditional fine-dining decor are just some of the staples you can expect when you set foot in our little slice of heaven.
Tuna Tartare - Chef Rolando's Tuna Tartare is prepared with the freshest possible sushi-grade tuna, a sweet-and-spicy combination of soy and wasabi sauces, and wakame salad.
Tuna Tartare - Chef Rolando's Tuna Tartare is prepared with the freshest possible sushi-grade tuna, a sweet-and-spicy combination of soy and wasabi sauces, and wakame salad.
Signature French Onion Soup - Our signature French Onion Soup is served in a whole onion, taking the classic onion flavor to another level.
Signature French Onion Soup - Our signature French Onion Soup is served in a whole onion, taking the classic onion flavor to another level.
Potato-crusted Grouper - Chef Rolando's potato-crusted grouper, a Cafe favorite, is virtually unchanged since it first appeared on our menu - just how our stalwart patrons prefer it.
Potato-crusted Grouper - Chef Rolando's potato-crusted grouper, a Cafe favorite, is virtually unchanged since it first appeared on our menu - just how our stalwart patrons prefer it.
The best dessert you'll try - Chef Rolando's rich, melt-in-your-mouth Crepe Cheesecake is a decadent treat of delicate crepes layered with creamy cheesecake and then bruleed for that delightfully sweet crisp top.
The best dessert you'll try - Chef Rolando's rich, melt-in-your-mouth Crepe Cheesecake is a decadent treat of delicate crepes layered with creamy cheesecake and then bruleed for that delightfully sweet crisp top.
Fully-stocked bar - Our fun, inventive mixologists keep you on your toes with a new featured drink each day. Of course, they are just as happy to make your favorite traditional drink, if you prefer.
Fully-stocked bar - Our fun, inventive mixologists keep you on your toes with a new featured drink each day. Of course, they are just as happy to make your favorite traditional drink, if you prefer.
Tableside delights - One of our specialty features is a tableside preparation for select dishes. Pictured here is Brian, expertly preparing tableside Shrimp Pernod for a table of patio-diners.
Tableside delights - One of our specialty features is a tableside preparation for select dishes. Pictured here is Brian, expertly preparing tableside Shrimp Pernod for a table of patio-diners.
Since 1973
Since 1973
The "Grande Dame" of area restaurants, the award-winning cuisine of Cafe L'Europe strikes the perfect balance between tradition and innovation, featuring creative menu choices that endure time and trend, presented with gracious and attentive service.
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