Restaurants

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

It’s no surprise that a destination named one of the Best Food Cities in the U.S. by Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards in 2016 attracts the best of the best in the culinary industry. 

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.

Farmers Market Fever - Sarasota's Top 10 Outdoor Locations

Discover the freshest fun under the Florida sun. You'll fall in love with these 10 Sarasota County farmers markets.

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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587_672x480.jpg - Marina Jack Patio-open daily for lunch & dinner
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...
Sarasota-Manatee Originals
1215 S Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34239

The Sarasota-Manatee Originals is a group of locally owned restaurants who share a passion for dining excellence and commitment to our community....

Cha Cha Coconuts - Dining Room - Join us at Cha Cha Coconuts and lose yourself in our carefree island atmosphere. Casual dining with a tropical twist, offering a savory selection of seafood, sandwiches and other island-style fare. 

Relax in our dining room or enjoy an outdoor table while sipping on one of our refreshing tropical drinks and sampling from our casual Caribbean menu. Favorites include Coconut Shrimp, Fish Tacos and Half-pound Burgers. Open daily for lunch and dinner with a Children's menu available. Live entertainment on the weekends! 

Sit outside and enjoy people watching on the sidewalks of beautiful St. Armands Circle.
417 St. Armands Circle
Sarasota, FL 34236

Casual dining with a tropical twist offering a savory selection of seafood, sandwiches and other island style fare on St. Armand's Circle.

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3713 Bahia Vista St.
Sarasota, FL 34232-2409

An old tradition in a new setting since 1969. Der Dutchman serves traditional Amish family and buffet-style meals, scrumptious bakery pastries and...

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1900 Hillview St
Sarasota, FL 34239

Fresh Fare, Smooth Spirits, Good Fun! Your Neighborhood Grill & Sports connection is locally owned/operated since 1992. Offering American Pub Food with a Gourmet...

November Art Festival
101 W. Venice Ave.
Suite 23
Venice, FL 34285

A hundred independently owned shops and boutiques line the avenues of Historic Downtown Venice, where you can find unique gifts, art, and...

99 Bottles Taproom & Bottle Shop - shelves full of a well-curated selection of exceptional craft beer...
1445 2nd St
Sarasota, FL 34236

34 rotating taps of craft beer; 34 wines by the glass; elevated bar bites & shareable snacks; growlers & crowler fills; bottles, cans, & more available for retail purchase...

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