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Food and restaurants in Sarasota County

Top restaurants

Seafood Restaurant
“One of the oldest waterfront restaurants in Sarasota. right in downtown Sarasota on the water. booking Table for dinner around Sunset, you will have an amazing view while eating an incredible dinner in the fine dining room upstairs or if you prefer a casual dining experience downstairs and out on the docks. great food and great atmosphere!”
  • 67 locals recommend
Restaurant
“It’s a bit touristy but Sharky’s has awesome ocean views and fun tropical vibe! Gets crowded Especially during peak season-so good to go a bit early or late. Especially during peak season. It’s fun to walk out on the fishing pier before or after. Next-door is the more upscale Fin’s”
  • 72 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“seafood with southern influences, cooked by ex-brooklynites - and it's delicious.”
  • 73 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Because of it's location in the "Siesta Key Village" it can be a bit touristy but even locals love this location for it's very beachy laid back feel, live music and pretty good food! Off season, I visit often and always enjoy this local eatery.”
  • 50 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Great place to grab drinks and even eat casual and dance by the water. You can also rent jet skis, paddle boards and kayaks!! ”
  • 48 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Enjoy some of the areas best seafood in a real Florida ambiance of tiki hut tables. ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Great Amish cooking, the have a fruit and veggie market. Fun place to visit.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Cinema
“You can have a great meal while you watch the movie in a super comfy recliner. Perfect on a rainy day. It is literally a 5 minute walk from the front door. ”
  • 41 locals recommend

Cafes

Café
“Yummy, healthy breakfast and lunch. In a small strip mall, but the food is great. Mostly locals. Good for vegans and vegetarians, too.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Café
“Authentic light Italian cuisine. Great atmosphere. Definitely try the pizza. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A throw back to the 60s! open until 4:20 a.m. for comfort food. Portions are belly busting! ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Café
“Looking for a great local breakfast or lunch spot on Siesta Key? Look no further. This has been a local favorite for many years”
  • 13 locals recommend
Café
“French cafe & bakery counter for breakfast & lunch from croissants to crêpes served indoors & out.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great food, ambiance, sit inside or outside. Live music Tues. nights, easy & relaxing.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“My favorite Breakfast and lunch place! SOOOOOO Close too! Enjoy it while it still exists!”
  • 14 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Best coffee in Sarasota - they always have at least three types of beans they regularly change which they import from around the world. They also have a small selection of locally made pastries.”
  • 11 locals recommend

Bakeries

Gourmet Shop
“Want to treat yourself? This deli has it all! Beautiful food prepared in store. Well worth a visit just to breath in the atmosphere.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Café
“French cafe & bakery counter for breakfast & lunch from croissants to crêpes served indoors & out.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bakery
“There are a lot of Publix Super Markets in Sarasota for a reason! The one listed is the closet to our location, but there are also several others close by. Stop by the deli to order a freshly made sub sandwich on your way to the beach! ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Sarasota's best new restaurant offering fresh, local food with comfortable & fun atmosphere. We serve dinner and brunch in Sarasota with full liquor.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Pizza by the slice. Italian style pizzeria. ALso has Italian cookies, sandwich's and salads.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bakery
“Shabby chic meets an excellent baker and fresh ingredients add an attentive fun staff and you have a delightful and delicious breakfast/brunch meal”
  • 7 locals recommend
Donut Shop
“Just donuts, and sooooooo good. If there is a line out the door its worth the wait. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“French family business with the best pastries, breads and breakfast and lunch menu. ”
  • 4 locals recommend