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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Restaurant
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“A throw back to the 60s! open until 4:20 a.m. for comfort food. Portions are belly busting! ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Great Canadian Ceasars!!! Stocked full of shrimp and other goodlies! Fresh seafood snacks and drinks!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Intersection
  • 2 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“It has the freshest vegetarian meals that include fish for those who are Pescatarians. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Best high end steak house in the area, great for that special occasion. Very good Happy Hour offerings in the bar.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Cup in Gulf Gate if you’re looking for a coffeeshop or are craving a pastry”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bakery
“My favorite local breakfast and lunch place. Homemade everything, just the way you order it. It won't look like much on the outside, I know. But SOOO good...”
  • 5 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“The Outback Steak House has a wonderful Margarita and the Blooming Onion. It is located on Manatee Avenue just off of 43rd Street. This is close to our location. This is not the location in Sarasota. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Latin American Restaurant
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“a great lunch spot for a quick delicious taco. It's in the nearby Gulf Gate neighborhood, which is loaded with lots of great bars and restaurants that are NOT touristy at all. This is a local favorite for a quick unique taco experience.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Sarasota Pavillion strip mall has lots of shops and restaurants: Publix grocery store, Marshalls, Ross, Stein Mart, Five Below, Plato's Closet, Michaels, Bed Bath & Beyond, Panera, Hooters, Five Guys, Bank of America, Suntrust Bank.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Close by and good Mexican food. Call El Burro for times and location, as some maps still show wrong location address (they moved even closer). Walkable in 10 mins.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“I cant believe why this place doesn't get more busy! A great old style Thai restaurant. Fantastic fresh food at reasonable prices.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bowling Alley
  • 2 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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  • 4 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“A throw back to the 60s! open until 4:20 a.m. for comfort food. Portions are belly busting! ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“Great Canadian Ceasars!!! Stocked full of shrimp and other goodlies! Fresh seafood snacks and drinks!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
“It has the freshest vegetarian meals that include fish for those who are Pescatarians. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Best high end steak house in the area, great for that special occasion. Very good Happy Hour offerings in the bar.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bakery
“My favorite local breakfast and lunch place. Homemade everything, just the way you order it. It won't look like much on the outside, I know. But SOOO good...”
  • 5 locals recommend
Steakhouse
“The Outback Steak House has a wonderful Margarita and the Blooming Onion. It is located on Manatee Avenue just off of 43rd Street. This is close to our location. This is not the location in Sarasota. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Latin American Restaurant
“a great lunch spot for a quick delicious taco. It's in the nearby Gulf Gate neighborhood, which is loaded with lots of great bars and restaurants that are NOT touristy at all. This is a local favorite for a quick unique taco experience.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Close by and good Mexican food. Call El Burro for times and location, as some maps still show wrong location address (they moved even closer). Walkable in 10 mins.”
  • 3 locals recommend

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