Savor Sarasota: 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
Dinner - $32 per person (No Plate Sharing Permitted, Tax & Gratuity Not Included) First Course (Choice of One): - Cafe L'Europe Salad: Mixed greens, Tomato, Artichoke Hearts, Carrots, Cucumber, Black Olives & Balsamic Vinaigrette
- Caesar Salad: Romaine Hearts, Grated Parmesan, House Made Croutons & Caesar Dressing
- Calamari Fritte: Hot Cherry Peppers & Creamy Aioli Upgrade Starter Additional $5 (Choice of One): - French Onion Soup Gratinee: Baked & Served in a Whole Onion
- Lobster Bisque: Morsels of Lobster, Creme Fraiche, Sherry Second Course (Choice of One): - Penne Bolognese: Traditional Style Made From Beef, Pork & Veal
- North Atlantic Salmon: Brandied Berry Compote, Sauce Brie, Jasmine Rice & Chef's Vegetable du Jour
- Chicken Piccata: Organic Chicken Breast Sauteed with Capers, Wild Mushrooms, Beuree Blanc, Chef's Potato & Vegetable du Jour Third Course (Choice of One): - Carrot Cake: Perfectly Spiced with a Cream Cheese Topping
- House Made Key Lime Pie: Mildly Tart & Sweet
- Profiterole: French Puff Pastry Stuffed with Vanilla Bean Ice Cream, Warm Chocolate Ganache Wine By The Glass - $7 per glass
House Chardonnay, Cabernet, Merlot, Prosecco Lunch - $16 per person (No Plate Sharing Permitted, Tax & Gratuity Not Included) First Course (Choice of One): - Cafe L'Europe Salad: Mixed greens, Tomato, Artichoke Hearts, Carrots, Cucumber, Black Olives & Balsamic Vinaigrette
- Caesar Salad: Romaine Hearts, Grated Parmesan, House Made Croutons & Caesar Dressing Upgrade Starter Additional $5 (Choice of One):
- French Onion Soup Gratinee: Baked & Served in a Whole Onion
- Lobster Bisque: Morsels of Lobster, Creme Fraiche, Sherry Second Course (Choice of One): - Chicken Salad L'Europe: Chunks of Chicken Breast, Light Mayonnause, Pistachios & Grapes, Fresh FRuit & Banana Nut Muffin
- Salmon Picatta: Wild Salmon, Mushroom Medley, Capers, Garlic, White Wine Sauce, Chef's Potato & Vegetable du Jour
- Chicken Marsala: Organic Chicken Breast Sauteed with Wild Mushrooms & Marsala Wine Sauce, Chef's Potato & Vegetable du Jour Third Course (Choice of One): - House Made Key Lime Pie: Mildly Tart & Sweet
- Profiterole: French Puff Pastry Stuffed with Vanilla Bean Ice Cream, Warm Chocolate Ganache Wine By The Glass - $7 per glass
House Chardonnay, Cabernet, Merlot, Prosecco
  • General Information
    • Days Open
      • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Meals Served
    • Dinner
    • Lunch
  • Meeting Venues & Services Facility Details
    • Group Dining
      • -Located on St. Armands Circle
        -Elegant European cuisine, award-winning wines and professional service
        -Private dining room seats 60 guests
        -Buyout available for groups up to 150 guests
    • Private Space
  • Restaurants Facility Details
    • Number of Seats
    • Outdoor Dining
    • Valet Parking
  • Savor Sarasota
    • Facebook Handle
      • https://www.facebook.com/CafeLEuropeSarasota/
    • Featured Chef Headshot
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    • Featured Chef Name
      • Chef Rolando Casillas
    • Hours of Operation
      • Sunday Through Thursday 11am - 8:30pm
        Friday & Saturday 11:30am - 9pm