Restaurants

Our award-winning restaurants overlook beaches, skylines and downtowns, and our many food and wine events often come with a side of sunshine.

Sarasota Foodie Life

Fine dining, farmers markets, breweries and much more. Dining in Sarasota County isn’t just another meal; it’s an adventure of culinary tastes.

Dining Out with Kids: An Adult-Friendly Guide

Going out to eat with little ones, even on vacation, can be a dreaded experience. But it doesn't have to be all hot dogs and French fries. Sarasota offers plenty of dining establishments offering something for both parents and children.

Waterfront dining in Sarasota County

Sarasota and Venice have some great waterfront dining restaurants! Check out a list of our favorite places to eat.

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Casual Waterfront Dining on our Patio
509 N Tamiami Trl
At historic Fisherman's Wharf Marina
Venice, FL 34285

Casual Waterfront Dining & Authentic Florida Charm at Venice's historic Fisherman's Wharf Marina. Fresh seafood, fresh frozen libations, classic and craft cocktails...

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2 Marina Plz
Sarasota, FL 34236
A waterfront location on the Downtown Sarasota Bayfront, offering superior food and service along with an excellent view. Featuring four restaurant concepts...
Gator in the Myakka River
5000 E Venice Ave
Venice, FL 34292

Experience one of Florida's most unique restaurants, tucked away on the banks of the Myakka river in a true Old Florida setting....

Margarita - Pop's Margarita
112 Circuit Rd
Nokomis, FL 34275-3006

Pop’s Sunset Grill is one of the Gulf Coast's favorite waterfront dining landmarks - well loved by locals and tourists alike for...

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700 Ben Franklin Dr
Sarasota, FL 34236-2011

Located at the Lido Beach Resort eight stories above Lido Key, The Grille embraces a comfortable West Indies atmosphere with exceptional views of Sarasota...

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201 Gulf of Mexico Dr.
Longboat Key, FL 34228

There's no better way to get away from the daily grind than to find a nice, relaxing spot at Chart House –...

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1601B KEN THOMPSON PKWY. CITY ISLAND
5023 OCEAN BLVD SIESTA KEY 1475 S. TAMIAMI TRAIL VENICE ISLAND
Sarasota, FL 34236-1005

The Florida Keys with a British twist. Fun for family or friends. Enjoy the waterfront view at City Island or the Yacht...

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